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DDNC’s 30th Annual Public Policy Forum

January 22, 2020

When: March 1-2, 2020
Where: Washington, DC
Register: Fill out the form here here

Register Today for the DDNC’s 30th Annual Public Policy Forum! 

The DDNC’s 30th Annual Public Policy Forum is set to take place on March 1st and 2nd at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington DC (525 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001), and we would like to extend this invitation to each of you to attend this event.

DDNC is an advocacy organization comprised of major national voluntary advocacy organizations (including Beyond Celiac), professional societies concerned with digestive diseases and industry.

Nancy Ginter, the Beyond Celiac Director of Administration, is the current DDNC Chairperson.

To register for the Public Policy Forum today, please fill out the registration form here.

Additionally, patient stipend applications for the Public Policy Forum are now being accepted. To apply for this program, please see here.


The DDNC Spring Public Policy Forum is a two-day advocacy conference that brings together patient advocates, health care providers, and industry representatives from the major national voluntary and professional societies concerned with digestive diseases. Over the course of these two days, attendees will hear from multiple panels of leaders in the digestive disease community, attend a reception celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the DDNC Public Policy Forum as well as its champions, and advocate for digestive disease research and improved patient care on Capitol Hill.


– Congressman Jamie Raskin  (Maryland Congressman, Constitutional Scholar and Colon Cancer Survivor)

– Dr. Griffin Rodgers (Director of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases )

 Dr. Frank Hamilton (Program Director of the NIDDK Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition)

Hotel Information

To book your room at the Washington Court Hotel, use the link here to access the coalition’s group rate. Additionally, you can either call the hotel at 1-800-321-3010 or visit their standard website here and use the code 200228DDNC to access the group rate. Hotel accommodations must be arranged with the hotel directly.


If you have any questions, please contact the DDNC by reaching out to Jackson Rau at [email protected] or (202) 544-7497.


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