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2019 Advocacy In Action Conference & Hill Day

NAADAC is hosting its 2019 Advocacy in Action Conference at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center on April 10, 2019 with a Hill Day on April 11, 2019. 

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Registration Fees

Member: $200    Non-Member: $250    Student: $175


HOTEL INFORMATION

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745-1135
301.965.4000

NAADAC has arranged for a special discounted room rate of $227/night + resort fee for conference attendees if booked by March 15, 2019. To book your room, please the link above or call 301.965.4000 and ask for the NAADAC group rate.

The prevailing resort fee at time of check in (currently $22.00 per night) will be added to your guest room rate. This fee will cover several amenities, including bus transportation to a number of locations throughout National Harbor, a daily credit of $10 for dry cleaning, limited local and domestic long distance telephone calls, high-speed internet access, daily newspaper available at Key Provisions, two bottles of Aquafina water per room per day, Fitness Center access & pool, and a coupon book with a valued savings of over $100.


EXHIBIT OR SPONSOR

NAADAC offers organizations a unique opportunity for visibility and contact with attendees. Learn more by downloading the prospectus.

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Questions?

Please contact NAADAC at naadac@naadac.org or 703.741.7686.


Past Conferences

2018 Advocacy Conference

NAADAC hosted its 2018 Advocacy in Action Conference at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center on November 12, 2018 with a Hill Day on November 13, 2018.

The Advocacy in Action Conference included briefings on NAADAC's legislative agenda, advocacy issues, and legislation important to addiction professionals by NAADAC leadership and special guest speakers such as James Carroll, Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, and Robert Morrison, Executive Director of the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD).

A feature event at the conference was the Advocate of the Year Award luncheon. NAADAC Executive Director Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP, presented the 2018 Advocate of the Year Award to recipient David Marlon, MBA, for his continued dedication the advancement of the addiction profession and for his commitment to bringing the critical issues of addiction to the attention of those in governance.

On the November 13th Hill Day, attendees conducted over two dozen meetings with members of Congress and their legislative representatives. After the successful meetings on the Hill, Moreno Tuohy presented 2018 Legislator of the Year awards to Congresswoman Katherine Clark (5th District of Massachusetts) and Congressman Hal Rogers (5th District of Kentucky) for their demonstrated commitment to addiction professionals and the individuals they serve.

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2017 Advocacy in Action Briefing & Reception

NAADAC held a special Advocacy in Action Briefing & Reception on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

The Advocacy in Action Briefing included briefings on NAADAC's legislative agenda and legislation important to addiction professionals by NAADAC leadership, Rob Morrison, Executive Director of the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD), and Michael Petruzelli, Manager, Policy & Advocacy, National Council for Behavioral Health.  

The Advocacy in Action Reception included presentation of NAADAC's Legislator of the Year Award to U.S. Representative Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) for his dedicated work to advance access to addiction treatment.  In addition, NAADAC presented its Emerging Leaders Award to the Metropolitan State University Alcohol and Drug Counseling Student Association.

2017 Fact Sheets
Resources

NAADAC Partnered with National Council for 2017 Hill Day

National CouncilNAADAC partnered with the National Council for Behavioral Health and 21 national advocacy organizations to host the 2017 Public Policy Institute and Hill Day from October 2-3, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

This free, two-day event brought together hundreds of behavioral health providers, administrators, board members, consumers and community stakeholders in D.C. for a day of sessions and workshops on federal behavioral health policy on October 2nd, and then a day of advocacy on Capitol Hill on October 3rd to advocate for better resources for mental health and addictions treatment in their communities.

2016 Hill Day

2015 Advocacy in Action Conference

2014 Advocacy in Action Conference

2013 Addiction Leadership Conference

2012 Advocacy in Action Conference

2010 Advocacy in Action Conference