Register today for the 2015 Alzheimer’s Association Advocacy Forum
At the Alzheimer’s Association Advocacy Forum, energized advocates go to Washington, D.C., to hear interesting speakers, connect with others facing Alzheimer’s and urge Congress to make the disease a national priority. March 1 is the deadline to sign up to attend the 2015 Advocacy Forum for $175. After that date, the registration fee is $250.
Online registration is now open.
*Dec. 1, 2014-March 1, 2015 – $175
*Care Partner – $100 (must register with Alzheimer’s partner for reduced rate)
*Early Stage Advisory Group (ESAG) – Registration code required
*National Chapter Staff – Registration code required
*National Organization – Registration code required
*Global Immersion – Registration code required
*After March 2, 2015 – $250
Registration Category Definitions:
Advocacy Forum Attendee
An advocate attending Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday sessions and all events (including the National Dinner).
Alzheimer’s Association Ambassador
An advocate who serves as the key contact to a member of Congress for the Association. Ambassadors must enroll, attend the Ambassador-only meeting and complete the District Forum District (DFD) program.
A care partner is identified an as individual accompanying an advocate who is living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia. Care Partners must register at the same time as the person they are accompanying to the Forum to take advantage of the discounted registration fee.
An advocate who is awarded a scholarship to attend the Advocacy Forum. The scholarship program is administered through the Alzheimer’s Association chapter network. Applicants must apply to their local chapter for consideration. Scholarship recipients must attend the Forum and complete the DFD program to facilitate disbursement of funds.
Chapter Policy Staff Meeting
A meeting for chapter staff who are designated as the public policy lead for their chapter territory. Meeting will be on Sunday, March 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Monday, March 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Young advocates are family members, friends and caregivers aged between 18 and 35.
District-Forum-District (DFD) is a premier program for Advocacy Forum attendees designed to maximize the impact of their Forum visits on Capitol Hill. By meeting with members of Congress and/or their staff in local, congressional district offices before and after the Forum, advocates will amplify the message that Alzheimer’s disease must be a national priority as well as hold congressional leaders accountable.
DFD participants are leaders in year-round advocacy and will receive special recognition at the Advocacy Forum. Your local Alzheimer’s Association staff will help you coordinate your two local district meetings. Instructions for Capitol Hill visits will be sent to you with your confirmation materials once you have registered to attend the Forum.
Attend the National Dinner and raise awareness to benefit the care, support and research of the Alzheimer’s Association. The National Dinner honors public figures and their constituents for their efforts to take the fight against Alzheimer’s to the next level. Political, business and entertainment leaders will gather to celebrate advances and to rally around this growing movement in our nation’s capital.
Non-Forum registrants may attend the National Dinner. There is a $100 fee for guests not registered for the Forum who wish to attend.
On-Site Registration Hours
Pre-registered attendees may pick up their conference materials, and on-site registrants may complete the registration process, during the following hours:
Sunday, March 22
10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Monday, March 23
10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Tuesday, March 24
7:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Wednesday, March 25
If you have special needs (e.g., dietary or physical) that we can address to make your participation more enjoyable, please fill out the appropriate space on the registration form or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please indicate the meal functions and events you will be attending. If you wish to make a change to your registration, you may do so by email@example.com by Friday, March 13, or visit the registration desk on site.
If you are unable to attend but would like to send another person in your place, please email the new information indicating it is a substitution firstname.lastname@example.org. Substitutions for scholarship recipients must be requested by contacting Aline Stone at email@example.com. No exceptions.
Cancellations and refunds must be emailed and time stamped to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 866.699.1235 on or before Friday, March 13. All refund requests received by Friday, March 13, will be refunded, less a $50 processing fee. No refunds will be made for cancellations received after Friday, March 13. No refunds for no-shows.
After you complete the online registration, a registration confirmation is automatically sent to you by e-mail. If you do NOT receive your confirmation, please send an email request for a copy of your registration confirmation email@example.com. Please include your name and full address in the message.