National Breast Cancer Coalition

2011 Seattle Project LEAD Workshop

Date: Friday, October 21, 2011 - Sunday, October 23 2011


Seattle, Washington

The Westin Seattle


The Project LEAD Workshop is an introductory level, two-and-a-half day course, open to all NBCC members interested in learning the basic biological concepts of breast cancer, the fundamentals of research design, and the skills to be critical readers of the breast cancer science in the media every day. Graduates of this program will be able to better explain this information to colleagues, friends and family. Taught by a renowned research faculty, this is a unique opportunity for those interested in learning more about working as an NBCC research advocate.  Successful graduates of the workshop may go on to apply to the Project LEAD Institute for more intensive training.


Tuition is free to NBCC members, and includes all workshop materials and meals for two-and-a-half days. Participants must attend the entire workshop.



Regsitration for the Workshop is now full.  Registrants are being accepted on a waitlist.  If space becomes availabe in the workshop, NBCC will notify you of your acceptance to the course.  Register for the waitlist today!  All registrations must be completed online.




The deadline to apply for parking and lodging scholarships has passed.  



The course is scheduled to begin at 9:00 AM EST on Friday October 21, 2011 and end at 1:00 PM EDT on Sunday October 23, 2011. If you will be staying at the Westin Seattle, please allow NBCC to make your reservation and secure your room at our group rate of $189 per night. 


Schedule of events:

Friday October 21, 2011 

  9:00 Breakfast and Registration
  10:00 Session begins
  1:00 Lunch
  5:00 Session ends and Dinner begins


Saturday October 22, 2011 

  9:00 Breakfast
  9:45 Session begins
  1:00 Lunch
  5:00 Session ends and Dinner begins


Sunday October 23, 2011 
  9:00 Breakfast
  9:45 Session begins
  12:00 Working brunch
  1:00 End


Apply Today! 


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