Upcoming Advocacy Events
Celiac Disease Foundation Hosts National Celiac Disease Patient Advocacy Summit
February 27, 2020
Celiac Disease Foundation is hosting the National Celiac Disease Patient Advocacy Summit on February 27th in Washington DC. At the Patient Advocacy Summit, you will receive professional training to prepare you to meet with members of Congress, so that you can return to your home state ready to advocate for the celiac disease community as a Celiac Disease Foundation State Advocacy Ambassador. For more information on this event, please see here.
DDNC 30th Annual Spring Public Policy Forum
March 1 and 2, 2020
The DDNC's 30th Annual Spring Public Policy Forum will take place on Sunday, March 1st and Monday, March 2nd at the Washington Court Hotel (525 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001). To register for the event, please fill out the registration form here. The deadline to register for this event is Friday, January 17th.
Additionally, patient stipend applications for the Public Policy Forum are now being accepted. To apply for this program, please see here. The deadline to apply for a patient stipend is Friday, January 31st.
The DDNC Spring Public Policy Forum is a two-day advocacy conference that brings together patient advocates, health care providers, and industry representatives from the major national voluntary and professional societies concerned with digestive diseases. Attendees will hear from leaders in the digestive disease community and discuss and promote public policy.
Fight Colorectal Cancer Hosts Annual Call-On Congress
March 15-17, 2020
Fight Colorectal Cancer, a patient advocacy group empowering and activating a community touched by the disease to support research, education and awareness, is hosting its annual Call-On Congress event from March 15th through 17th in Washington DC. For more information and to register for the event, please see here for more information.
A note about content
IFFGD makes no representations and is not responsible for the content of programs sponsored by other organizations or agencies.