US COPD Coalition

U.S. COPD Coalition’s Business Meeting


At AARC’s 56th International Respiratory Congress
Monday, December 6th from 2:00-6:00pm
Las Vegas Hilton, Ballroom E
3000 Paradise Road,
Las Vegas, NV 89109

The USCOPD Coalition meeting will be available on the internet using Elluminate collaboration. To make sure that your computer is able to connect, please go to and run the tests for first time users. You will be asked to accept a certificate – click “ACCEPT” to continue. The site will make sure that you have a current version of Java. and will download it for you if not. We will allow participants to ask questions using a phone connection, a text chat window, or a headset on their computer, whichever is available to you.

The meeting will also be available by phone at 1-800-346-2923, CODE: 357961#

You will be able to login 30 minutes before to make sure that you get connected correctly. If you have difficulty connecting, call the AARC Customer Service desk at 972-243-2272.

Special Invite from the AARC: Coalition members are invited to join the AARC’s International Respiratory Congress at the Las Vegas Convention Center, for the opening ceremony and keynote presentation by Dr. Carolyn Clancy, Director of the Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research. The opening ceremony kicks off at 8:30 a.m. and Dr. Clancy will speak at 10:15 a.m. No additional registration will be required for Coalition members to attend this session so don’t miss this valuable opportunity to hear from one of the country’s top healthcare leaders.

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RSVP to or 202-445-4009