Alpha-1 Education Days

Education Day

The Alpha-1 National Education Day Series provides access to current medical information and resources for Alphas and their families and are held in a variety of regions in the US. All Education Days are free for patients and attendees.

2017 Education Day locations and dates are currently being scheduled. Stay tuned for more information!


2016 Education Days

Click on the city name below for more information and to register to attend.

February 20th - Phoenix, AZplus

Click here to view the Phoenix Alpha-1 Education Day agenda.  

March 19th - New Orleans, LAplus

Click here to view the New Orleans Alpha-1 Education Day agenda. 


April 30th - Louisville, KYplus

Click here to view the Louisville Alpha-1 Education Day agenda. 

August 6th - Denver, COplus

Click here to view the Denver Alpha-1 Education Day agenda. 

September 10th - Pittsburgh, PAplus

Click here to view the Pittsburgh Alpha-1 Education Day agenda. 

October 29th - Charleston, SCplus

Click here to view the Charleston Alpha-1 Education Day invitation and agenda!

Dinner and Program Registration

Join us for a free Patient Dinner on Friday, October 28th at 7:00 pm.

To register to attend the Education Day, click here or please contact the Alpha-1 Foundation at (877) 228-7321 ext 323.

Hotel Information

The Patient Dinner and Alpha-1 Education Day will be held at:

North Charleston Marriott
4770 Goer Drive
North Charleston, SC 29406
(843) 747-1900

Hotel Reservations

Contact the North Charleston Marriott at 800-228-9290 or 843-747-1900 to reserve your room. The group rate is $119 plus tax and the booking code is Alpha-1 Foundation. Reservations must be made by October 6th to guarantee the rate.



AARC Accreditation

These Education Day learning activities have been approved by the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for 6 hours of Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE).


Oxygen Travel Fund

The Alpha-1 Foundation's Oxygen Travel Fund provides oxygen and equipment for Alphas in financial need to travel to Alpha-1 educational events. To apply, call 877-228-7321 ext 251 with at least 30 days notice.


View Past Education Day Presentations

Missed an Education Day or unable to attend one? No worries! We have recorded and posted past presentations from our events.

Please visit our E-Education section to view videos of past Education Days and National Conferences.


Sponsorship and Exhibiting Opportunities

For more information about sponsoring or exhibiting at an Education Day, contact Alexis Artiles at 1-877-228-7321 Ext 331 or email


Presenting Series Sponsors


Lead Series Sponsors


Exhibitor Series Sponsors