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Registration fees

Registration is open to Alzheimer’s Association Ambassadors through Monday, Dec. 14. The $175 registration fee will be waived for Ambassadors during this period. A registration code is required.

Nov. 17–Dec. 14, 2015 Ambassadors Only Complimentary
Alzheimer's Impact Movement (AIM)
(Become an AIM Member)

Dec. 8, 2015- March 4, 2016 Early Bird Attendee $175
National Dinner Only   $100
Care Partner (must register with Alzheimer’s partner for reduced rate) $100
March 7, 2016, and  onsite registration $250
Early-Stage Advisory Group (ESAG) Registration code required
National Organization   Registration code required
National Chapter   Registration code required
Zenith Society   Registration code required


Registration category definitions

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.

Advocacy Forum attendee
An advocate attending Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday sessions and all events (including the National Forum Dinner).

Alzheimer’s Impact Movement (AIM)
The Alzheimer’s Impact Movement (AIM is the sister organization of the Alzheimer’s Association, working to make Alzheimer’s disease a national priority with leaders in Congress, AIM’s annual membership fees are $20, and dollar-for-dollar, AIM is your best opportunity to create change on Capitol Hill. Become an AIM Member; click here to join AIM.

Member benefits include:

Care partner
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.

Scholarship awardee
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, April 3, 2016, noon-7:30 p.m. (lunch and dinner included) and on Monday, April 4, 2016, from 9-11:30 a.m.

Young advocate
Young advocates are family members, friends and caregivers between the ages of 18 and 35.

DFD Program
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.

National Dinner
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 National Dinner guests not registered for the Forum.

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:

Information Desk
Wednesday, April 6, 7–10 a.m.

Special requests
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

Registration changes
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 emailing by Friday, March 18, 2016, or visit the registration desk on site.

If you’re unable to attend but would like to send another person in your place, please email the new information indicating it is a substitution to Substitutions for scholarship recipients must be requested by contacting Aline Stone at No exceptions.

Registration cancellations
Cancellation and refunds must be emailed and time stamped to or faxed to 866.699.1235 on or before Friday, March 18, 2016. All refund requests received by Friday, March 18, 2016, will be refunded, less a $50 processing fee. No refunds will be made for cancellations received after Friday, March 18, 2016. No refunds for no-shows.

Registration confirmations
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 to Please include your name and full address in the message.

Media information
News media materials will be available in the Forum Press Office located in the registration area.

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