You are invited to join RDLA and 200 rare disease advocates in Washington, DC for Rare Disease Day (Week), February 25 – 28, 2013. Below is an overview of the events, registration will be coming soon.
Tuesday, February 25th:
8:15 am - 4:30 pm Legislative Conference
National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC
5:30 pm – 9:30 pm 4th Annual Rare Disease Day Documentary Screening & Cocktail Reception
Carnegie Institution of Science, 1530 P Street Northwest, Washington DC
Wednesday, February 26th:
7:00am -8:30 am Lobby Training Breakfast
Top of the Hill, Reserve Officers Association, One Constitution Avenue, NE, Washington DC
9:00 am – 5 pm Capitol Hill Meetings with Members of Congress & Congressional Staff
Thursday, February 27th:
9:00 am – 5 pm State Delegation Hill Meetings (Optional) Advocates drop by Congressional Offices and attend meetings on behalf of advocates who are too sick or unable to come to DC
TBD, Rare Disease Congressional Caucus Briefing
Friday, February 28th:
[email protected] Rare Disease Day at the National Institutes of Health - 2014 event information & registration coming soon
All events are free and open to the public, registration coming soon.
Hotel Room Block: Dupont Circle, on the Red Metro line:
Embassy Row Hotel, 2015 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington DC
$149/night single $169/night double + 14% DC Tax Click Here to book your hotel ! or Call (202) 939-4208 & ask for the EveryLife Foundation Room Block
Complimentary internet in guest rooms, Complimentary breakfast
There are a limited number of rooms available at the discounted rate. Discounted rates expire on Monday, February 3rd.
Click Here to watch the video presentations from last year’s Legislative Conference
If you can’t join us in DC, please stay tuned for ways to share your personal story with Congress.