2020 National Patient Meeting

 

AAKP’s 45th National Patient Meeting
September 11 – 13, 2020
Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert St NW, Washington, DC 20008

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The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) will hold its 45TH National Patient Meeting on September 11-13, 2020 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.  The AAKP National Patient Meeting is the largest event of its kind in the United States, providing kidney patients, family members, living donors and caregivers with access to the most accurate and timely disease information through direct interaction, a variety of educational sessions and an extensive exhibit hall featuring vendors that provide products, devices, support and additional resources to those with kidney diseases.

AAKP will host a diverse line-up of speakers crossing all sectors of the kidney community including the top influencers in kidney care from Federal government, medical professionals, academia, private industry and non-profit professional organizations in the kidney community.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
EARLY-BIRD DISCOUNT AVAILABLE UNTIL JUNE 30!

To view video footage from our 2019 meeting, please visit our YouTube Channel by clicking here.

Registration Information

MEETING PACKAGE REGISTRATION:

The Meeting Package includes entrance into the exhibit hall, educational sessions, an attendee tote bag, souvenir items, and meals including: three breakfasts, two lunches, afternoon breaks and dinner during the Saturday evening Awards Banquet. Continuing education credits available for nurses, social workers, dietitians, and dialysis technicians, pending approval from the accrediting agencies, with purchase of healthcare professional registration only.

Early-Bird Registration Savings are available until June 30, 2020 - Register now to SAVE!

  • Patient, Family Member, or Living Donor Registration: $99/person until June 30, 2020 ($150/person when registering after June 30, 2020)
  • AAKP Life Member Registration: $99/person
  • Healthcare Professional/Industry Registration: $199/person until June 30, 2020 ($250/person when registering after June 30, 2020)

CLICK BUTTON BELOW TO REGISTER OR CALL AAKP AT:   800-749-2257 or 813-636-8100

ONE-DAY REGISTRATION:

One-day registration is also available for Sept. 11, 12, or 13. One-day registration includes entrance into exhibit hall, educational sessions and scheduled meal(s) for selected day. Continuing education credits available for nurses, social workers, dietitians and dialysis technicians, pending approval from the accrediting agencies, on selected day with purchase of healthcare professional registration only.

  • Patient, Family Member, or Living Donor One-Day Registration - $75/person per day
  • Healthcare Professional/Industry Registration - $125/person per day

CLICK BUTTON BELOW TO REGISTER OR CALL AAKP AT:   800-749-2257 or 813-636-8100

Scholarships:

Patient/Family Member Scholarships

Limited scholarships for patients and family members are available. Scholarships cover only the cost of the meeting registration, additional expenses such as travel and lodging must be covered by the attendee. Not all submissions will result in a scholarship. The deadline to submit a scholarship application is July 1, 2020 or while funds are available.  Click button below to access the fillable PDF application.

Can’t attend in-person? Register to receive updates on the Livestream Video!

AAKP will be livestreaming the General Sessions of the 45th National Patient Meeting.  If you can not attend the live event, please sign up for updates about the livestream video.

Hotel Reservations:

Hotel Reservations at the Omni Shoreham Hotel

The group rate is $154/night (plus appilcable taxes) for rooms booked between Sept. 11 - 13, 2020 Reservations can be made by calling 1 (800) THE-OMNI, please reference the AAKP 2020 Meeting to receive the discount.

The deadline for reservations is August 19, 2020 at 5 p.m. or until the room block is full, so please make your reservation early! Once the room block is full and/or the deadline has passed, rooms will be available at the hotel’s going rate.

Getting to the Omni Shoreham Hotel

Address: 2500 Calvert St. NW, Washington, DC 20008

Hotel Parking

Self-parking is not available.  Valet parking is $55/overnight.

Shipping Medical Supplies to the Hotel

Peritoneal Dialysis and Home Hemodialysis supplies can be shipped directly to the hotel. Label boxes with guest name and “AAKP Patient Meeting Attendee Medical Supplies.” The Omni is waiving all hotel fees for attendee medical supply boxes. To ensure you will not be charged, please label boxes appropriately. AAKP is not responsible for any charges for mislabeled boxes. 

In-center Dialysis Appointments

Info coming soon!

Sponsor and Exhibit Info:

Meeting Opportunities:

Please click below to read about our sponsorship, exhibiting and focus group opportunities at AAKP's National Patient Meeting.