Attend in person or join us via livestream. There is no cost to attend but registration is required.
The Renaissance Atlanta Midtown
866 W. Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30308
You’re invited to the Behçet’s Disease Patient Summit co-hosted by the American Behçet’s Disease Association and the Vasculitis Foundation with sponsorship provided by Celgene on Saturday, November 9 in Atlanta.
Please join us for a half day of educational sessions and panel discussions led by healthcare providers, patients and advocates in the Behçet’s Disease community. You will have the opportunity to network with speakers and others in attendance. The event will also be live-streamed for those unable to attend in person.
|7:45 – 9:00 am||Registration & Networking Breakfast|
|9:00 – 9:10 am||Summit Welcome|
|9:10 – 9:30 am||Understanding Behçet’s Disease
Learn about the symptoms, causes and what leads to a diagnosis of Behçet’s Disease.
|9:30 – 9:40 am||A Treatment Option for Patients|
|9:40 – 9:50 am||Break|
|9:50 – 10:35 am||Physician Perspective: Coordinating Behçet’s Disease Care
A panel of multidisciplinary healthcare professionals will lead a moderated discussion of how Behçet’s Disease affects the body and why different specialties need to work together to find manageable solutions for this chronic condition.
|10:35 – 10:45 am||Break|
|10:45 – 11:30 am||Patient Perspective: Living with Behçet’s Disease
In this moderated discussion, several patients will share their personal experiences on how they manage their challenging symptoms and hope for living better with a chronic condition.
|11:30 am – 12:15 pm||The Power of Your Story
Discover the potential benefits of journaling for both personal reflection and as a tool for sharing your experience with others in this session led by The Mighty, a leading online community that supports and empowers people with health challenges and disabilities.
|12:15 – 1:30 pm||Thank You & Networking Lunch|
Please review the agenda and register to attend in person or via livestream by October 25, 2019. Please note, the summit is only open to people living in the United States.