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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.

2020 Alpha-1 Education Days

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

Registration

Step 1: Register to attend the free Alpha-1 Education Day by Monday, February 24th.

  • Register online today
  • Register over the phone by contacting the Alpha-1 Foundation at (877) 228-7321 ext 323.

Step 2: Celebrate Rare Disease Day with us! Let’s walk or talk.

Step 3: Make your hotel reservations (if needed) with the information below.

Weekend Agenda

Friday, February 28th

7:00 PM – Free Patient Dinner

Join us for a free patient dinner sponsored by AlphaNet, CSL Behring, Grifols, and Takeda.

Saturday, February 29th

Alpha-1 Education Day

Los Angeles Alpha-1 Education Day Invitation and Agenda

Celebrate Rare Disease Day with us! Let’s walk or talk. – more information and registration info

Below is a sneak peek of the walk t-shirt:

Location

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

Hilton Los Angeles Airport
5711 West Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045

Hotel Reservations

Contact the Hilton Los Angeles Airport at (310) 410-4000 to reserve your hotel room. The discounted group rate is $129 plus tax and the booking code is Alpha-1 Foundation. Reservations must be made by February 7, 2020 to guarantee the discounted rate.

Shuttle & Parking Information

A complimentary shuttle runs every 20-30 min. (Please allow an extra 30 min. of travel time for LAX construction.) The shuttle is light blue and labeled ‘Hilton LAX’ Starting Dec.2, 2019, the shuttle will pick up & drop off on the upper level only.

Discounted parking is available for attendees – $20 self-parking and $30 valet parking.

Registration

Step 1: Register to attend the free Alpha-1 Education Day by Monday, March 16th.

  • Register online today
  • Register over the phone by contacting the Alpha-1 Foundation at (877) 228-7321 ext 323.

Step 2: Attend the Step Forward for Alpha-1 Birmingham Walk with us! Let’s walk or talk.

Step 3: Make your hotel reservations (if needed) with the information below.

Agenda

Friday, March 20th

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

Saturday, March 21st

8:30 am to 2:45 pm – Birmingham Education Day Invitation

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm- Step Forward for Alpha-1 Birmingham Walk

Location

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

Embassy Suites Birmingham-Hoover

2960 John Hawkins Parkway, Birmingham, AL 35244

(205) 985-9994

Hotel Reservations

Contact the Embassy Suites Birmingham-Hoover at 1-800-EMBASSY to reserve your hotel room. The discounted group rate is $139 plus tax and the booking code is Alpha-1 Ed Day. Reservations must be made by February 28, 2020 to guarantee the discounted rate.

Shuttle/Parking Information

Complimentary on-site parking is available for all guests.

Registration

Register online today to attend the free Indianapolis Alpha-1 Education Day or register over the phone by contacting the Alpha-1 Foundation at (877) 228-7321 ext 323.

Agenda

Friday, April 17th

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

Saturday, April 18th

Alpha-1 Education Day Agenda – COMING SOON

Alpha-1 Walk

Location

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

Marriott Indianapolis North

3645 River Crossing Parkway, Indianapolis, IN 46240

Hotel Reservations

Contact the Marriott Indianapolis North at 1-800-228-9290 to reserve your hotel room. The discounted group rate is $139 plus tax and the booking code is Alpha-1 Foundation Education Day. Reservations must be made by March 27, 2020 to guarantee the discounted rate.

Shuttle/Parking Information

COMING SOON

Registration

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

Agenda

Friday, August 14th

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

Saturday, August 15th

Alpha-1 Education Day Agenda – COMING SOON

Alpha-1 Walk

Location

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

COMING SOON

Hotel Reservations

COMING SOON

Shuttle/Parking Information

COMING SOON

Registration

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

Agenda

Friday, September 11th

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

Saturday, September 12th

Alpha-1 Education Day Agenda – COMING SOON

Alpha-1 Walk

Location

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

COMING SOON

Hotel Reservations

COMING SOON

Shuttle/Parking Information

COMING SOON

Registration

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

Agenda

Friday, November 6th

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

Saturday, November 7th

Alpha-1 Education Day Agenda – COMING SOON

Alpha-1 Walk

Location

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

COMING SOON

Hotel Reservations

COMING SOON

Shuttle/Parking Information

COMING SOON

AARC Accreditation

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