3rd Global Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer Congress

Congress Gala Dinner

Wednesday, 5th December 2018
Venue    Doltone House Jones Bay Wharf
Time       7:00pm
Cost       $120pp

Doltone House Jones Bay Wharf is a unique heritage venue situated on a restored finger wharf on the foreshore of Sydney Harbour's Pyrmont. Enjoy drinks with views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and city skyline before heading inside for a 3 course sit down dinner and plenty of time to dance and catch up with friends and colleagues!

Congress Gala Dinner - MC

CanTeen Youth Ambassador & Member Board Director, Joey Lynch will be our wonderful MC for the evening. Joey was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma in September 2008. He is passionate about helping improve the lives of young people living with cancer – particularly ensuring that young Australians have access to both cutting edge medical treatment and psychological and social support. He is currently completing a degree in International Relations at LaTrobe University in his hometown of Melbourne, where he also works as a journalist – primarily covering football for publications such as The Age and organisations such as Melbourne City and Professional Footballers Australia.
  Congress Gala Dinner - Musical Entertainment
"We love a full dance floor and sore feet”
As musical entertainment for the evening, we are pleased to have the talented Baker Boys band joining us! They will play an acoustic set on Jones’ Bay Wharf during pre-dinner drinks and liven things up later in the evening on the dance floor with their energetic and talented 5-piece band.
Congress Gala Dinner - Guest Speaker
Wheelchair rugby gold medallist Chris Bond will be our inspiring guest speaker for the evening.
Chris is missing both legs below his knees, his left wrist and his right four fingers as a result of a severe infection from a flesh eating bacterium he got while also being diagnosed with leukemia when he was nineteen years old. Chris will share his incredible story, from his cancer journey to his life after cancer and what he has gone onto achieve.