Public Policy Conference


The 2015 National ALS Advocacy Day & Public Policy Conference was a HUGE success! Thank you to all ALS advocates who joined us in DC this May and those who participated virtually.

Remember, advocacy day is not one day out of the year. Please stand with us to continue to make a tangible impact in the lives of those battling this disease.

2015 Public Policy Conference: Recorded Research Sessions

The State of ALS Research: The ALS Association's Chief Scientist, Dr. Lucie Bruijn, shares the latest news about The Association's TREAT ALS program and other promising developments in clinical trials and ALS research, including how the Ice Bucket Challenge is advancing ALS research.

Government ALS Research: Learn how government programs, such as the National ALS Registry and the ALS Research Program at the Department of Defense, are advancing the search for the cause, treatment and cure for ALS.
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The 2015 ALS Public Policy Conference & ALS Advocacy Day Summary

Thank you to the record breaking number of ALS advocates who joined us in DC in early May, including 131 people living with the disease. In addition to raising awareness of ALS, you helped advance legislation to improve the lives of people affected by ALS and speed the fight to find a treatment. >> Read summary

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View photos from the conference.
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The photos are free to download and will be available on-line until September 1, 2015. If you use any of the photos, please credit the photographer: © Kevin Allen.

2015 Advocacy Day Conference
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