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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.

September 21st - Minneapolis, MN

Registration

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

Weekend Agenda

Friday, September 20th

7 PM - Free Patient Dinner
Join us for a free patient dinner sponsored by AlphaNet, CSL Behring, Grifols, and Takeda.

Saturday, September 21st

Alpha-1 Education Day - Agenda

Alpha-1 Virtual Walk - Twin Cities Walk
Register for the walk today!
Time: 3:30 pm
Location: Normandale Lake Park 5901 W 84th St, Bloomington, MN 55438
For more info please contact Eric.Hoglund@ghd.com or ranjenjopp@msn.com

Location

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

Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington
3900 American Boulevard West
Bloomington, MN 55437

(952) 893-9500

Hotel Reservations

Call (844) 856-8554 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 Friday, August 30, 2019 to guarantee this discounted rate.

Parking Information

The Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington offers complimentary parking for all attendees.

October 26th - Philadelphia, PA

Registration

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

Agenda

Friday, October 25th

7 PM - Free Patient Dinner
Join us for a free patient dinner sponsored by AlphaNet, CSL Behring, Grifols, and Takeda.

Saturday, October 26th

Alpha-1 Education Day - Detailed Agenda

 

Alpha-1 Virtual Walk Activities
Join us for on-site Alpha-1 Virtual Walk activities during the Education Day.
Register for the activities today!

Location

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

DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Airport
4509 Island Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19153
(215)365-4150

Hotel Reservations

Call (800) 445-8667 to make your hotel reservations. The group rate is $105 plus tax and the booking code is Alpha-1 Foundation. Reservations must be made by Friday, October 11, 2019 to guarantee this discounted rate.

Shuttle/Parking Information

The hotel offers complimentary transportation to and from the Philadelphia International Airport and complimentary self parking to attendees.

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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 Angela McBride at 1-877-228-7321 Ext 233 or email amcbride@alpha1.org.

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Platinum Sponsors

AlphaNet
CSL Behring
Grifols
Takeda
 
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Gold Sponsor

 
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Silver Sponsors