Can’t Attend the 2013 Advocacy Summit in person?
We look forward to following our Advocates traveling from Tennessee to the 15th Annual Arthritis Foundation Advocacy Summit. If you can’t go in person, there’s still a way to join in! It’s the Virtual Advocacy Summit.
The first 25 online participants for each session will receive a FREE Faces of Arthritis shirt!
- Monday, March 4th from 3-4PM Eastern: From Discovery to Drugs: How today’s research evolves into tomorrow’s treatments
Follow the journey from microscope to drug development to patient hands. Learn just what it takes to get an idea to become a treatment. During the session, leaders at the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration will discuss the latest methods for turning research into real solutions for people with arthritis. Speakers will engage in an interactive Q&A session with local and online participants. Join at www.arthritis.org/virtual-summit.
- Tuesday, March 5th from 8:30-12PM Eastern: Arthritis Advocacy 101
Ever wondered what it takes to make Congress act? Learn from Washington’s leading lobbyists how to effectively influence your legislators and create lasting change on Capitol Hill. Participate and follow the action in DC including a live Instagram and Twitter stream, guest bloggers, and the chance to email your elected officials about important arthritis-related legislative issues on the Virtual Advocacy Summit page.