Allergy & Asthma Day Capitol Hill

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Join us for the 20th Allergy & Asthma Day Capitol Hill (AADCH) on Thursday, May 4, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

This important advocacy event brings members of Congress and their staff face to face with patients, advocates, healthcare professionals, industry leaders and researchers to discuss critical legislative and regulatory issues facing patients living with asthma and allergies.

Schedule

7:00 – 8:30 a.m.
Advocacy Training and Breakfast
Washington Court Hotel, Atrium Ballroom
525 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC
Prepare for Congressional visits and review policy priorities.

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Congressional Visits:
Meet with members of Congress and their staff individually or in group meetings on Capitol Hill. (Allergy & Asthma Network advocacy staff will arrange meetings according to participants’ home districts.)

12 noon ET – 1:00 p.m.
Congressional Lunch Briefing
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2045
75 C Street SW, Washington, DC
Hear from Congressional Asthma & Allergy Caucus leaders, patients and families, patient advocates and industry leaders on key issues addressing asthma and allergy. Free lunch provided. Speakers include:

• Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY)
• Rep. Gregg Harper (R-MS)
• Rep. Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH)
• James P. Kiley, PhD, Director of the Division of Lung Diseases, National Heart, Lung, and • Blood Institute.
• Allen Meadows, MD, American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) Advocacy Council Chair
• Tonya Winders, President & CEO, Allergy & Asthma Network

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Networking Reception
Washington Court Hotel, Atrium Ballroom
Meet with fellow advocates, healthcare professionals and industry leaders in an informal gathering.

Registration Now Closed

Not able to attend AADCH in person this year? You can still participate from home. Send advocacy messages to members of Congress via Facebook and Twitter and be sure to use the hashtag #AADCH2017. Download the sample social media messages from the AADCH Toolbox.

For more information, please contact Charmayne Anderson, Director of Advocacy, at 800.878.4403 or canderson@AllergyAsthmaNetwork.org

AADCH Sponsors

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology; AstraZeneca; Boehringer Ingelheim; CHEST Foundation; Genentech; GlaxoSmithKline; Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Mylan Specialty LP; Novartis; Sanofi Genzyme; Regeneron; TEVA Respiratory


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