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EOS Connection 2019

EOS Connection 2019
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Participating in APFED’s Annual Patient Education Conference is a great opportunity for patients, family members, and health care professionals. Join us to hear the latest breakthroughs in disease research. Dynamic learning sessions, patient interactions, and a variety of speakers/topics offer health care professionals the opportunity to enhance their understanding of the patient perspective and needs.


When & Where

July 25-27, 2019
The Bethesdan Hotel
Bethesda, MD

The conference will open on Thursday, July 25 with social opportunities and then conference sessions and activities will continue on Friday, July 26 and Saturday, July 27.

The venue is currently known as DoubleTree by Hilton. Hilton will rebrand this hotel in Spring 2019 under the new name, “The Bethesdan.”

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Registration Fees

Until June 27, 2019

APFED members (paid membership), attending in person (ages 11 and up): $125
This discount is only available to current paid members of APFED. An email with the registration code was sent to all paid members of APFED. If you have not received an email or if you have questions about your membership status, please contact mail@apfed.org.

Non-APFED members, attending in person (ages 11 and up): $150
Attending virtually $25


June 28, 2019 or Later

Attending in person (ages 11 and up): $160
Attending virtually $25


Registration fees for those attending onsite include access to sessions and social programming on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, breakfast and lunch on Saturday, all coffee breaks, and conference materials. Onsite attendee attendees will also gain access to recorded sessions post-event.

Registration fee for virtual attendees will include access to sessions held in Grand Ballrooms A-B on Friday and Saturday. Breakout sessions are not available for virtual access.


Questions? Email conference@apfed.org.

Education Partners

Collaborating Partners


Platinum Partner


Gold Partner

Silver Partner

  • Knopp Biosciences
  • Mead Johnson Nutritionals

Supporting Partner

  • Rare Patient Voice