Program

Program at a Glance

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2019

 

Registration
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2019

Registration
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Disease Overview and Introduction to the PFF
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Welcome reception and poster presentation
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2019

Registration
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Plenary Session
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Sessions for professionals 
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Sessions for patients, caregivers, those who have lost a loved one, and transplant recipients
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Lunch Break - Clinical Trials Innovation Series
12:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.

Sessions for professionals 
1:20 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

Sessions for patients, caregivers, those who have lost a loved one, and transplant recipients
1:20 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

Break
2:50 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Sessions for professionals 
3:15 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.

Sessions for patients, caregivers, those who have lost a loved one, and transplant recipients
3:15 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.

Cocktail Reception
5:50 p.m. - 6:50 p.m.

Networking Dinner
6:50 p.m. - 8:50 p.m.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2019

Registration
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Plenary Session
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Sessions for professionals 
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Sessions for patients, caregivers, those who have lost a loved one, and transplant recipients
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Lunch Break - Clinical Trials Innovation Series
12:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.

Sessions for professionals 
1:20 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

Sessions for patients, caregivers, those who have lost a loved one, and transplant recipients
1:20 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

Break
2:50 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Sessions for professionals 
3:15 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.

Sessions for patients, caregivers, those who have lost a loved one, and transplant recipients
3:15 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.

Spreading awareness and raising funds for the PFF

In 2011 at the age of 82, my Grandfather was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis. As time passed, I realized how hard it was for someone to have it and also how myself as his "last child," as he would refer to me, would feel.

Three years ago, on April 3rd, my Grandfather passed away from pulmonary fibrosis and starting that day, I wanted to raise money for this foundation and to create awareness for it as well.

I will be hosting a bake sale at New Jersey City University on March 31st.

 
I am motivated to do this simply because I know how hard it is to have a family member with it and in some cases like mine, have your family member pass away from it. My grandfather served as my second dad since my biological dad lives overseas. I love him so much.

Thank you,
Samir


New Jersey City University 2039 John F Kennedy Boulevard Jersey City, NJ 07305

United States of America