2023 Hope Conference Schedule

Our 2023 Hope Conference took place on March 4. Watch a recording of the event here.

Check back next year for details about the 2024 Conference!

8:30 Doors Open/Check-In

9:00 Welcome and Announcements

9:15 Experts’ Panel:

➢ Cario Armstrong; Compassus Hospice

➢ Karla S. Hardin, MS; Hardin Life Resources

➢ Susan Shamberger, MD; UMMC

➢ Tammy Young, MD, FACP; Jackson Oncology Associates

➢ Ryan Blakeney, Mississippi Department of Insurance

10:15 Survivor Spotlight

10:30 Break

11:00 Caregiver/Social Work CE Breakout Session and Survivor Roundtables

12:00 Celebration Lunch*

➢ Marshall Ramsey, Keynote Speaker

➢ Tye Dennis, Special Entertainment

Lunch is free for first 200 Survivors/Guests that register. Social Work CE attendees will need to pay $10 upon check-in for lunch.

1:00 Closing

*ASL Interpreters Provided

Thank you to our experts' panel, survivor speakers, special guests, volunteers, and planning committee for making the Hope Conference possible!