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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.

 

2018 Education Days

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

April 28th - Richmond, VA

Registration

To register to attend the free Richmond Alpha-1 Education Day contact the Alpha-1 Foundation at (877) 228-7321 ext 323.

Agenda

Friday, April 27th
Free Patient Dinner

Saturday, April 28th
Alpha-1 Education Day

Location

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

Richmond Marriott Short Pump
4240 Dominion Blvd.
Glen Allen, VA 23060
(804) 965-9500

Hotel Reservations

Call (804) 965-9500 to make your hotel reservations. The group rate is $146 plus tax and the booking code is Alpha-1 Foundation. Reservations must be made by April 6th to guarantee this rate.

Parking

Self-parking is complimentary for attendees.

Alpha-1 Hero Walk

Join us at this year's "Alpha-1 Hero Walk" which will be held after the Education Day at Deep Run Park (Shelter 4 & 5) at 3:00 pm. Sign up today!

August 25th - Omaha, NE

Registration

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

Agenda

Friday, August 24th
Free Patient Dinner

Saturday, August 25th
Alpha-1 Education Day

Location

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

Omaha Marriott Hotel
10220 Regency Circle
Omaha, NE 68114
(402) 399-9000

Hotel Reservations

Call (402) 399-9000 to make your hotel reservations. The group rate is $94 plus tax and the booking code is Alpha-1 Foundation. Reservations must be made by August 3rd to guarantee this rate.

Parking Information

Self-parking is complimentary for attendees.

September 22nd - Detroit, MI

Registration

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

Agenda

Friday, September 21st
Free Patient Dinner

Saturday, September 22nd
Alpha-1 Education Day

Location

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

Detroit Marriott Troy
200 W. Big Beaver Rd.
Troy, MI 48084

(248) 680-9797

Hotel Reservations

Call (248) 680-9797 or (800) 228-9290 to make your hotel reservations. The group rate is $109 plus tax and the booking code is Alpha-1 Foundation. Reservations must be made by August 31st to guarantee this rate.

Parking Information

Self-parking is complimentary for attendees.

October 20th - Seattle, WA

Registration

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

Agenda

Friday, October 19th
Free Patient Dinner

Saturday, October 20th
Alpha-1 Education Day

The agenda for this Alpha-1 Education Day is currently under development.

Location

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

Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center
17620 International Blvd.
Seattle, WA 98188
(206) 244-4800

Hotel Reservations

Call (206) 244-4800 to make your hotel reservations. The group rate is $125 plus tax and the booking code is Alpha-1 Foundation. Reservations must be made by September 28th to guarantee this rate.

Shuttle and Parking Information

The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service to and from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. For more information, please call (206) 244-4800.

Self-parking is available for a reduced cost of $6.00 for the day or $10.00 for overnight.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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 aartiles@alpha1.org.

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Platinum Sponsors

AlphaNet
CSL Behring
Grifols
Shire
 
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Gold Sponsor

 
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Silver Sponsors