Friday 16 September

15:00                 Registration open at the Scandic Hotel Grand Marina

19:00                 The Helsinki City Reception at Court Hall (Empiresali), Aleksanterinkatu/Alexandergatan 20

Saturday 17 September

9:00  Registration and Coffee

9:30  Opening Ceremony.   Opening speech: Sirpa Pietikäinen, Member of the European Parliament        

10:00 Predicting effective adaptation to breast cancer to help women to BOUNCE back – results from the BOUNCE project Paula Poikonen-Saksela, MD, PhD, Helsinki University Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Center

11:00 Experiences from the Work & Cancer project Emma Andersson, Association of Cancer Patients in Finland 

12-13 Lunch

13:00 What’s new in breast surgery? Helena Puonti, PhD, Plastic surgeon, Clinic Helena

14-14:30 Coffee

14:30 From breast cancer to well-being? Breast cancer patients` experiences of treatments and their need for different forms of support. Elina Larsson, PhD, Stockholm University

15:30 Daily Living Although - Power of art work and peer support Sari Nyman, MBC patient

16:00 Closing the day

19:00  Gala Dinner at Marina Congress Center                   

Sunday 18 September           

09:30 Presentations from Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Faroe Islands, Finland and Iceland

12:00  Closing and lunch