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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.

 

2019 Education Days

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

March 9th - Phoenix, AZ

Registration

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

Agenda

Friday, March 8th
Free Patient Dinner

Saturday, March 9th
Alpha-1 Education Day

Location

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

Crowne Plaza Phoenix Airport Hotel
4300 E Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85034
(602) 273-7778

Hotel Reservations

Call (602) 273-7778 or 1-(866) 819-6510 to make your hotel reservations. The group rate is $149 plus tax and the booking code is Alpha-1 Foundation. Reservations must be made by February 13th to guarantee this rate.

Parking Information

The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service to and from the Sky Harbor International Airport. For more information, please call (602) 273-7778.

The Crowne Plaza Phoenix Airport Hotel offers complimentary self-parking. 

Step Forward for Alpha-1 Walk

After the Education Day, join us for a walking tour around the Pueblo Grand Museum. The walk will begin at 2:30 pm. To register for the walk, visit http://give.alpha1.org/PhoenixWalk

March 23rd - St. Louis, MO

Registration

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

Agenda

Friday, March 22nd
Free Patient Dinner

Saturday, March 23rd
Alpha-1 Education Day

Location

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

Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel
9801 Natural Bridge Rd.
Berkeley, MO 63134
(314) 429-1100

Hotel Reservations

Call (314) 429-1100 or 1 (800) 468-3571 to make your hotel reservations. The group rate is $93 plus tax and the booking code is Alpha-1 Foundation. Reservations must be made by March 1st to guarantee this rate.

Suttle and Parking Information

The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service to and from Lambert International Airport. For more information, please call (314) 429-1100.

The Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel offers complimentary self-parking. 

May 5th - Portland, OR

Registration

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

Agenda

Saturday, May 4th
Free Patient Dinner

Sunday, May 5th
Alpha-1 Education Day

Location

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

Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown Convention Center
1441 NE 2nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97232
(503) 233-2401

Hotel Reservations

Call (503) 233-2401 to make your hotel reservations. The group rate is $149 plus tax and the booking code is Alpha-1 Foundation. Reservations must be made by April 26th to guarantee this rate.

Shuttle and Parking Information

The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service to and from the Portland Airport. For more information, please call (503) 233-2401.

Limited overnight self-parking is available at a rate of $22 per night. Event self-parking is available at a rate of $10.

Overnight valet parking is available for $25 per day. Valet parking is offered for all day (no overnight) for $15.

Step Forward for Alpha-1 Walk

Come join Dr. Barker for the Step Forward for Alpha-1 Walk on Saturday, May 4th at Sellwood Park at 2:30 pmClick here for more information and to register for the walk.

August 3rd - Denver, CO

Registration

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

Agenda

Friday, August 2nd
Free Patient Dinner

Saturday, August 3rd
Alpha-1 Education Day

  • Detailed Education Day Agenda - COMING SOON. 

Location

COMING SOON

Hotel Reservations

Please check back for updates.

Parking Information

COMING SOON

Step Forward for Alpha-1 Walk

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September 28th - Minneapolis, MN

Registration

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

Agenda

Friday, September 27th
Free Patient Dinner

Saturday, September 28th
Alpha-1 Education Day

  • Detailed Education Day Agenda - COMING SOON. 

Location

COMING SOON

Hotel Reservations

COMING SOON

Parking Information

COMING SOON

October 26th - Philadelphia, PA

Registration

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

Agenda

Friday, October 25th
Free Patient Dinner

Saturday, October 26th
Alpha-1 Education Day

  • Detailed Education Day Agenda - COMING SOON. 

Location

COMING SOON

Hotel Reservations

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Parking Information

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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
Takeda
 
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Silver Sponsors