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The boy who changed the world
Ryan White changed how the world saw HIV/AIDS. His legacy lives on in the Ryan White CARE Act, and the story of how the act was passed still has resonance for our community today. Read more about the 30th Anniversary of the Ryan White Care Act and other sessions you may have missed, as well as an overview of some of today’s sessions. Check it out!
Hot Topics: Friday, August 7
Chapter Luncheon
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Track: Chapters
Join Takeda Hematology executive leadership for an engaging presentation and discussion exploring Takeda’s plans to meet the bleeding disorders community’s needs in the years to come through evolved educational offerings. We look forward to engaging with the NHF chapter leaders.
Sponsored by Takeda
VWD Reception
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Track VWD
This reception for individuals and families living with von Willebrand disease and their loved ones, is a great opportunity to learn about the latest educational initiatives and get to know the VWD community. Come enjoy some live instrumental flamenco music! We are offering a food and beverages e-gift card to the first 100 attendees that attend the full hour.
Sponsored by Takeda
I'm Not Okay: Opening Up About Mental Health
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Track: For All
Join us as we kick off this year's mental health sessions with a screening of a new film by Believe Limited (the team behind the Bombardier Blood documentary). Come hear stories of navigating both physical and emotional aspects of life with a bleeding disorder. By coming together to listen and understand, we can begin to de-stigmatize mental health challenges and better support each other and our loved ones.
Please note that provider sessions will not be available for on-demand viewing. Stay tuned for the enduring program which will be uploaded to NHF’s website in the coming weeks.
Save the Date
BDC 2020 Final Night Event
Saturday, August 8
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
No bleeding disorders conference is complete without a celebration at the end! Be sure to add the Final Night Event to your calendar in the app – and while you’re there, check out our drinks guide for the cocktail/mocktail session that the whole family can enjoy!
Sponsored by Takeda
Virtual Photo Booth
Just because we aren’t on location for BDC, doesn’t mean we can’t make memories. Try out our virtual photo booth, available during the entire Conference.

Step 1: Take or upload a photo

Step 2: Select a background and move/resize as needed before clicking “save”

Step 3: Upload your photo by using #NHFBDCMOSAIC to Twitter or Instagram. You can also text or e-mail your photo to 201-754-5274 or NHFLAPP@gmail.com.

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Don’t forget to download the BDC 2020 Conference app! Simply search for “NHF BDC” in the iOS app store or Google Play store. Participate in the BDC Scavenger Hunt app game. Look for the Exhibitors’ QR codes in their respective exhibit pages/booth images, scan the code and qualify to win!
Sponsored by Biomarin
Join Us!
Please note, you will need to enter your e-mail address and reference number. Please refer to the logistics e-mail you received on July 30 from NHFbdc@hemophilia.org.
Not registered yet? Don't forget to invite your family, colleagues, & friends!