Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM EST
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The Gold Room, Rayburn House Office Building 
2168 Rayburn House Office Building
45 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20515

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Janet Demeter 
DIPG Advocacy Group / Jack's Angels Inc / 818-400-2724 / jacksangels1@gmail.com

 Join us in support of awareness for DIPG and Pediatric Brain Cancer, the leading cause of cancer-related death in children. Experts in pediatric neuro-oncology, industry leaders and innovators, and Jace Ward, a patient fighting DIPG, share with our lawmakers how greater awareness now can save lives and support research into cures.  

 #Moonshot4Kids Congressional Briefing & Summit

11am Congressional Briefing:  "DIPG, Pediatric Brain Cancer, and the Importance of H. Res. 114"

Hosted by DIPG Advocacy Group in collaboration with the Office of Congresswoman Jackie Speier, The Gold Room, Rayburn House Office Building, 45 Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC 20515.  Sponsored by Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer and Feld LLP. 

Welcomed by DIPG Advocacy Group, panelists include Dr. Sabine Mueller, University Hospital Dr. Adam Resnick (CHOP), Dr. Charles Keller, Senior VP of Oncoceutics Josh Allen, Jace Ward-pre-law student diagnosed recently with DIPG, Dr. Malcolm Smith (NIH/NCI), and CEO of National Brain Tumor Society, David Arons.  Parent advocates speak to the importance of pediatric brain cancer awareness, and DIPG Advocacy Group makes the case for H. Res. 114.

2pm Summit:  The State of DIPG

Hosted by Covington & Burling, LLP.  850, 10th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001.  Pre-registration of all guests and picture ID is required for entry.  

Please arrive 15 minutes early for check-in; both activities begin promptly on the hour.

6pm Pizza Dinner Social at "We the Pizza" 303 Pennsylvania Ave SE,  Washington DC, 20003 after the Summit!


Hyatt Place Capitol Hill

Rooms available for Wed 2/12 and Thurs 2/13 nights, reservations end 1/29/2020

Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill

Link to rooms for Mon 2/10 through 2/13, reservations on block through Monday, 2/3