DAY TWO RECAP: 2021 Virtual Alpha-1 National Conference

Thank you for participating in DAY TWO of the 2021 Virtual Alpha-1 National Conference. Today was a great day of interaction, education and community! We were “All In For Alpha-1” as we joined together throughout the platform to learn about new ways to get involved in the Foundation’s programs, including the research registry, fundraising, advocacy, support groups and much more!

The exhibit hall booths provided an enormous amount of information for you to takeaway in your virtual briefcase. Don’t forget to go through all the rooms to get materials to read, share with family and your physicians!

We grabbed our virtual suitcases and started the morning with a Virtual World Tour sponsored by CSL Behring and presented by It was so fun to be live in Rome, Paris and Ushuaia to learn interesting and fun facts about these beautiful places! Thank you CSL Behring for bringing us this fun social event.

Thank you to Dane Jensen, CEO of Third Factor for the great keynote presentation “Building Resilience – The ‘Mental Fitness’ Toolkit for Personal Resilience”. We enjoyed learning about core skills that can be used in real-time and high pressure situations to help us respond and recover. What a valuable lesson to apply to our everyday lives!

Thank you to Grifols for closing day two with a trip down memory lane during their Platinum Sponsor Event. It was so nice to reminisce with Joe Zuraw and chat with old friends while seeing fun photos as we celebrated Mary Pierce’s retirement together. Congratulations Mary and thank you for being “All In for Alpha-1” throughout the decades.

Don’t forget to purchase your limited edition 2021 Virtual Alpha-1 National Conference t-shirt! Get them while supplies last. CLICK HERE

“See” you tomorrow for the final day of the conference! Registration is still open, REGISTER NOW to be a part of a great day of education and engagement!