Save the Date: Rally at the Capitol

All ATS 2017 attendees are invited to participate in a rally on the steps of the U.S. Capitol from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 23. Participants will advocate for lung disease research and other essential issues to improve patient care. For more information on where to meet at the U.S. Capitol Building and to RSVP, please visit the ATS Rally webpage.

ATS Hill Day

U.S. ATS members who have pre-registered for ATS Hill Day in Washington, DC, will be actively engaged in lung health advocacy with the staff of their congressional delegations. It will take place from 7:30 to 11:45 a.m., Tuesday, May 23.

The deadline to register for scheduled meetings with congressional delegations has passed, but you can still be involved. Be a part of these efforts by joining the newly launched Advocacy Communications initiative. Learn more about ATS government relations work on the advocacy pages of the ATS website.

Pictures Worth Thousands of Words

Will you miss the Rally at the Capitol and Hill Day? Visit Exhibit Hall Booth 1561 to have your photo taken holding signs advocating for public health priorities that help improve lung health. A professional photographer will be available, and attendees can choose to pose with white lab coats. Show your support for our national and international advocacy efforts by posting your photos to social media.

Be sure to use the following official hashtags to connect with the ATS community: #ATS2017 #ATSadvocacy.

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