BRCA Conference 2021

Date(s) - 23/04/2021
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

4th Annual BRCA Conference

Reaching Out & Supporting You


The Marie Keating Foundation are once again delighted to be able to host our fourth annual BRCA Conference, which is once again meeting online and registration is now open.


The event’s guest speakers will begin at 10am and the agenda is as follows:


10.00-10.10: Welcome Address- Helen Forristal, Director of Nursing Services at the Marie Keating      Foundation

10.10-10.25: Overview of BRCA Services in Ireland, Ms Pauline Robinson, Assistant Director of Nursing (Survivorship), NCCP.

10.25-10.35: Family History Clinic – an inside view with Carol Spillane&  Yvonne Hanhauser

10.35-10.45: Comfort Break

10.45-11.15: Review of Genetic Counselling with Eoin Hanney& Jessica Kavanagh

11.15 -11.30: The Psychological Impact of being BRCA1/2+: The Irish Experience” – Niki Warner, MKF Peer to Peer Supporter, GUI

1130-1140: Let’s talk about men – Patient Voice

11:40 – 11:45 = Break and transition to Breakout session

11.45-12.15.: Breakout Sessions   

12.15 – 12.35: Panel discussion- Q&A

12.34-12.40: Closing Remarks – Liz Yeates, CEO, Marie Keating Foundation

12.40-12.50: Relax, Release and Realign – Homeward bound – Karen Gaynor


This is a free event but registration is essential. Due to high demand, registrations will be allocated on a first come, first served basis as spaces are limited.


You will receive information on how and where to register your breakout session topic preference once your registration has been approved. Registering for breakout sessions is essential for inclusion on the day.


*DISCLAIMER* This webinar will be recorded for future use.


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