“A note to thank you so very much for speaking at the [American Cancer Society] Regional Vice Presidents Conference. . .Your presentation message and delivery were both perfect! . . .I will continue to share your message for years to come.”
– Gloria Jetter, Regional Executive Director, South Atlantic Division/Maryland Region

Hope has spoken at dozens of conferences and public events nationwide. She has been guest speaker at four American Cancer Society events; guest lecturer at UCLA Med Center’s Ted Mann Family Resource Center and Tulane University School of Medicine, and presented at UCSF, the Oncology Nursing Society conference, and the first annual Cancer Survivorship Conference. Please scroll down for a partial listing of past and future events.

Upcoming Events

October 12, 5:30-9 pm – Fundraiser and Author Open House to benefit the Women’s Cancer Resource Center, providing free services and support to women with cancerA Great Good Place for Books, 6120 La Salle Avenue, Oakland, CA 94611

October 27, 6–8pm – Valleycare Health Systems 2nd Annual Breast Cancer Symposium Free and open to the public Four Points Sheraton Hotel — FAZ Ballroom, 5121 Hopyard Road, Pleasanton, CA
To rsvp call 925-734-3319

November 1, 12-1 pm – University of Wisconsin Medical School Lecture – For students and residents, but also open to the public

November 1, 7-7:45 pm – Keynote Speaker, Shine a Light on Lung Cancer, LaCrosse, Wisconsin, invitation only, but for invitation, call (608) 775-6600.

November 3, 7-7:45 pm – Keynote Speaker, Shine a Light on Lung Cancer, Madison, Wisconsin, open to the public (limited to 200 – please call for reservation)

November 9 – 6-7:30 pm – Reading and discussion – A Great Good Place for Books, Oakland, CA

November 15 – 5:30-8 pm – Book selection, National Press Club Book Fair, Washington, D.C.

December 1 – 5:30-7:30 – Book Massage, Corte Madera, California

Keynote Speaker
“Playing the H.O.P.E. Card Through Cancer and Beyond”
Columbia St. Mary’s Cancer Center/Milwaukee, Wisconsin
October 12, 2010

Canyon Ranch Spa
Tuscon, Arizona
November 8, 2009

Chai Circle
Tuscon, Arizona
November 8, 2009

UC Davis Cancer Center
2009 Survivors Day Picnic
Keynote Speaker
May 30, 2009

San Jose, California
For details, click here
Free to the public
May 29, 2009

Joliet Oncology-Hematology Associates
Keynote Speaker, 2009 Patient Appreciation Day
Joliet, Illinois
June 6, 2009

American Cancer Society
Regional Vice President Conference
Costa Mesa, California
January 15, 2009

National Lung Cancer Partnership Advocacy Summit
Workshop Presenter
Dallas, Texas
April 25, 2009

Authors at Google: Google World Corporate Headquarters
Mountain View, California
“What Do I Say?? How to Help a Colleague with Cancer”
June 12, 2008

University of Pennsylvania Abrams Cancer Center, a LIVESTRONG Survivorship Center of Excellence, 5th Annual Focus on Melanoma Conference, Philadelphia, PA
“What Everyone Needs to Know About Helping Someone with Cancer”
May 2, 2008

“What Now? Living with the New Normal” Cancer Survivor Conference
Sponsored by the Northern California Cancer Center & Stanford University
Mission Bay Conference Center
San Francisco, California
“Cancer Survivorship: What Helps, What Hurts, What Heals”

Dec 1, 2007

Karmanos Cancer Institute and the American Lung Association of Michigan’s BREATHE 2007 Lung Cancer Medical and Advocacy Conference, Dearborn, Michigan
“Lung Cancer: Hope, Healing, and Overcoming Stigma”
Nov 30, 2007

Cure Magazine Patient & Survivor Forum, Orlando, Florida
“Cancer Support: What Helps, What Hurts, What Heals”
Aug 25, 2007

The Tavis Smiley Group Road to Health Tour
“Fighting the Big C”
May 12, 2007

Conference of Oncology Nurses, Knoxville, Tennessee
“Compassionate Communication for Nurses”
Oct 26, 2007

San Damiano Retreat Center, Danville, California
“Cancer Survivors and Hope” – A day-long workshop with Lori Hope
Nov 16, 2007

The Wichita Clinic Nursing Conference
“Compassionate Communication for Nurses”
Wichita, KS
Apr 26, 2007

Victory in the Valley Cancer Center‘s Womens Weekend Conference
“Letting the Love Come Through: Communicating with those touched by cancer”
Crosswind Conference Center, Hesston, KS
Apr 27, 2007

The Markstein Cancer Education Center of Alta Bates/Summit Hospitals
Berkeley and Oakland, CA
Compassionate Communication
May 17, 2007

Hope co-presented at the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley with Stanford University’s Chief Breast Surgeon; and spoke at NPR and PBS journalist Tavis Smiley’s Road to Health Tour.  She keynoted at the John Muir Health Foundation’s Annual Donor Luncheon Luncheon, was guest speaker at the UCSF Leukemia & Lymphoma Foundation Annual Reunion Celebration, The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, The Cancer in So Many Words Conference, and many other venues.