The theme for 2018, “Having Our Voices Heard: Raising an Effective Voice in a Changing and Challenging World,” will have a public policy focus encompassing prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery. Topics also will address de-stigmatization and putting a public face on addiction. Importantly, there will be time to learn about the merged organization, Facing Addiction with NCADD, and meet some of the new leadership.
The Conference of Affiliates meetings will be held at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel, 2800 South Potomac Avenue, Arlington, VA 22202. Sleeping rooms are booked at the Residence Inn Arlington Capital View, which is adjacent at 2850 South Potomac Avenue. The hotels are a 15-minute walk from Crystal City metro station and a mile from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. There is free airport shuttle from Reagan Airport. Studios and 1-bedroom suites have full kitchens, dining areas, pull-out sofas and desks, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Amenities include free hot breakfast and weekday evening socials, plus a grocery shopping service and a convenience store. There’s an indoor pool, a fitness room and bike rentals. The Conference hotel rate is $219, plus applicable taxes. Click here to make your hotel reservations.