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RDC Information

REVISED MARCH 26, 2020

 

RDC Agenda and Board Reports  Supplemental Information

 

Dates and Times
To protect the health of attendees and promote public health efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, ASHP will cancel the in-person RDCs and replace them with virtual conferences to be held from 1:00 to 5:30 p.m. EDT on April 25 through April 28.  

Registration Process 
Delegates and alternate delegates who wish to participate will need to register, even if you have already registered for an in-person RDC. Registrants will be asked to provide their first, second, and third preferences for dates. Because of the flexibility of virtual meetings, ASHP hopes to be able to increase the number of RDCs offered concurrently each day to accommodate delegates' first choices, but please do not select a day you cannot attend. The registration deadline is 1:00 p.m. EDT on Monday, April 13.

By April 17, those registered for an RDC will be emailed a unique GoToWebinar link that allows access to the online conference for a specific date. Please follow the instructions in the email to participate in the webinar.

Virtual RDC Format and Agenda 
ASHP Board members and staff will use GoToWebinar technology to facilitate delegate discussion. ASHP will be hosting an orientation session prior to the virtual conferences. This website will be updated with more information regarding this event when it becomes available. 

Attendees
Delegates and alternate delegate to the ASHP House of Delegates (including ASHP Past Presidents, section and forum chairs, and fraternal delegates from the federal services) are the primary attendees at the RDCs. State affiliate presidents and executives are also encouraged to attend. Because the RDCs are being conducted virtually this year, there is more capacity to allow alternate delegates to attend.

State and alternate delegate participation in RDCs should be coordinated by the president of the state affiliate. If you have not already discussed RDC participation by your state delegation, you should do so now. If a state delegate is not able to participate in an RDC, having an alternate delegate participate is strongly encouraged to ensure coverage and receipt of the information from the conference.

The House of Delegates materials will be posted on the ASHP website by mid-April. It is imperative that all attendees review delegate materials in advance of the RDC and bring all relevant materials to the RDC.

RDC FAQs
ASHP has prepared a set of FAQs to help summarize the information you will need to participate in the RDCs.

Reimbursement and Travel Arrangements
Delegates should cancel any hotel and flight arrangements they have made on their own. ASHP will reimburse delegates who have to cancel flights. Details of that reimbursement were provided in an email sent to delegates on March 13. For more information, contact affiliates@ashp.org.

Hotel Information
Pier 5 Hotel Baltimore, Curio Collection by Hilton
711 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Tel: 410-539-2000  
 
Embassy Suites by Hilton O’Hare – Rosemont 
5500 North River Road, Rosemont, Illinois 60018 
Tel: 847-678-4000  
Fax: 847-928-7659 

Hilton Phoenix Airport Hotel 
2435 S. 47th Street, Phoenix, Arizona, 85034 
Tel: 480-894-1600  
Fax: 480-921-7844 

Embassy Suites by Hilton Atlanta Airport 
4700 Southport Road, Atlanta, Georgia, 30337
Tel: 404-767-1988  
Fax: 404-768-2080