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Application and Scholarship Information
Programming will begin early the morning of
Monday, September 9.
Attendees will be on Capitol Hill (also called
Hill Day) on Tuesday, September 10 with no programming planned for the end of
the day. The Parkinson's Policy Forum organizers will schedule your Capitol
Hill meetings and will work with your travel schedule.
If your scholarship includes your hotel stay,
the organizers of the Policy Forum will make your reservation based on
information in your application and travel form. A reservation number will be
forwarded to you as we approach the Policy Forum. If you are making your own
hotel reservations, you can do so directly. The
deadline to make reservations is Friday, August 16, 2019.
As part of the annual Parkinson’s Policy
Forum, we recognize some of our outstanding Parkinson’s advocates. This year,
we are asking for your nominations. While the awards will be presented during
the 2019 Parkinson’s Policy Forum in Washington, D.C., awardees do not need to
attend the Forum to be recognized. Self-nomination is welcome. You can nominate
an advocate for more than one award; please complete a separate form for each
There are three awards open for nomination:
The Social Media Advocacy Award recognizes an advocate who furthers
policy goals by effectively engaging on social media.
The Year-Round Advocacy Award recognizes an advocate who engages with
legislators and their staff throughout the year to build an ongoing
relationship for policy advocacy.
The Milly Kondracke Award for Outstanding Advocacy is named for Milly
Kondracke, a tireless Capitol Hill advocate who humanized PD and educated
lawmakers. This award recognizes an individual who embodies that spirit of
personal and determined federal advocacy, either advocacy on Capitol Hill or in
Nominations will be open shortly.
lunch and dinner will be available on Monday, September 9
~ Breakfast on
Tuesday, September 10
Thank you to our
2019 Parkinson's Policy Forum Supporters
Parkinson Disease Association
Phinney Foundation for Parkinson’s
Area Parkinson Society