March 22, 2020

11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Ambassador Training


3-4 p.m.

First Timers Program

During this interactive session, first-time Forum attendees will learn how we use public policy and advocacy in the fight to end Alzheimer's. Advocacy experts from across the nation will train first-time attendees on the best ways to engage lawmakers and promote our legislative priorities. If this is your first time at the Forum, we strongly encourage you to attend this session.


4:30-6:30 p.m.

Welcome and Roll Call of the States

Gather for our welcome program to celebrate the exciting progress being made across the country. The Roll Call of the States will showcase the state policy accomplishments from the last year.


9 p.m.

Young Advocates Reception

Advocates ages 18 to 35 will come together to relax and network after a great first day. Light refreshments will be served.



March 23, 2020

8:30-10:30 a.m.

Opening Session

Thanks to advocates like you, Alzheimer’s is a national priority. Hear Alzheimer’s and dementia experts discuss the impact your public policy work is having on efforts to accelerate progress to find new treatments, and how better access to care and support services is providing aid to people living with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers.


11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Advocacy Training Breakout Session 1

Advocates will have the opportunity to deepen their knowledge about our legislative priorities. Get tips from experts on how to effectively deliver our message to policymakers in Washington and back home.


12:30-2:15p.m.

AIM Luncheon

Get an inside look at the work AIM is doing across the country to make Alzheimer’s part of the national election conversation.


2:30-4 p.m.

Advocacy Training Breakout Session 2

During this session, you'll learn the latest tactics on how to advance the Association's federal priorities with Congress both in Washington, D.C. and at home. We'll teach you how to have an effective meeting on Capitol Hill and how to do the same back home with elected leaders in your own community.


4-5 p.m.

State Caucuses: Coordination and Preparation for Capitol Hill

In the most successful Capitol Hill meetings, everyone knows their role and is ready to jump in with the right contribution at the right time. That takes planning and preparation, and that’s exactly what we'll do in our caucus meetings. Gather together with others from your state to review tactics, receive your "leave behind" kits and coordinate your efforts. Staff will be on hand to assist and answer questions.


6-7 p.m.

Reception

It’s time to unwind after a great day of training! Advocates will have the chance to mingle and celebrate the past year of policy wins.


7-9 p.m.

National Alzheimer’s Dinner and Program

The National Alzheimer's Dinner honors the advocates and leaders working tirelessly to advance the fight to End Alzheimer's. Political, business and entertainment leaders will join us to celebrate our recent policy victories and get everyone excited for Hill Day!


March 24, 2020

7 a.m.

Breakfast and Closing Program



8 a.m.

Buses Depart for Capitol Hill

It’s time for your voice to be heard in Congress! Buses will begin departing from the hotel at 8 a.m. for Capitol Hill. Shuttle service will run between the hotel and Capitol Hill until 5 p.m. This is your moment to put everything you’ve learned over the last two days into practice.




Join Us in Washington, D.C.:

March 22-24, 2020
Washington Marriott Wardman Park
2660 Woodley Rd NW
Washington, D.C. 20008

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General information
Email: advocacy@alz.org
Phone: 312.335.5833

 

Program
Annetha Hall 
Email: ahall@alz.org
Phone: 202.638.8665

AIM information
Email: support@alzimpact.org
Phone: 202.638.8671

 

News media
Email: media@alz.org
Phone: 312.335.4078