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2023 Pharmacy Legislative Day

January 18, 2023 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm

VPhA’s annual Pharmacy Legislative Day is the cornerstone of the association’s legislative and public policy efforts. Each year, pharmacists visit the capitol to meet with their legislators and discuss important policies impacting the pharmacy profession. We will be back in-person and at the capitol for 2023!

Registration has closed early. Attendance has reached capacity.

Join us on Monday, January 16, 2023, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm for a MEMBERS ONLY Legislative Lunch and Learn for a deep dive into current issues. Click here to learn more.

Registration and Fees

  • VPhA Members: $25
  • VSHP Members: $40
  • Non-Members: $75

You will be asked to list both your state delegate and state senator when registering. If you aren’t aware of who it is, find them by clicking here.

Limited Spots Available!

Event Schedule and Information

Meeting Location

Truist Tower
919 East Main Street
4th Floor – Auditorium
Richmond, VA 23219

How to Enter the Building:

  • Through Truist Tower Parking Garage: Find elevators in garage and take them to the Lobby
  • Walking or Drop-off: Main Entrance on East Main Street OR Lower Level Entrance located on South 10th Street and come up to the 1st Floor

Everyone will need to check in with security upon entering the building and security can help you get to the 4th floor.

Schedule

7:45 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.*
Arrive at Auditorium (4th Floor) for sign-in, breakfast, and an overview of VPhA’s legislative initiatives. You will also receive your team assignments.

8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Depart to General Assembly Building (Pocahontas Building) for the roving health fair, advocacy teams, other assignments.

11:15 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Wrap up team events. Those attendees going to the House/Senate Gallery will head to the Capitol. All other attendees will return to the Truist Tower Auditorium.

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Box lunch at the Truist Tower provided by our partner sanofi | Vaccine Presentation being given by Ferdaus Hassan, PhD

1:30 p.m. – 2:00pm
Hotwash and Adjournment

*Please note the building opens at 7:00 a.m. so if you come early, you will have to wait.

Parking

Recommendations:

Truist Tower Parking Deck – (Located between 9th and 10th ST – entrance on E Cary Street)
919 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
$5/Hour and $21/Full Day

First National Parking Deck (Located between 8th and 9th Street – entrance on E Cary St)
838 East Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23219
$5/Hour and $20/Full Day

Parking fills up fast on weekdays. Be sure to get there early. You can find other parking decks here – Parkopedia

Come Prepared!

Check out the VPhA Advocacy page for the latest information on VPhA’s legislative initiatives. There are also webinars that will educate you on pharmacy issues and the best way to communicate with legislators.

Lodging

Hotel Room Block

Omni Richmond Hotel
100 S 12th Street
Richmond, VA 23219 Richmond Hotels | Rooms & Suites | Omni Richmond Hotel

The Omni Hotel is offering a special group rate:
Group Rate: $179/per room per night (plus taxes and fees)

Room Blocks can be reserved from Sunday January 15, 2023 – Friday, January 20, 2023.

To Make a Room Reservation by Phone: Call the Omni Richmond Hotel at (804) 344-7000 and specify that you’re with the Virginia Pharmacists Association.

To Make a Room Reservation Online: Click Here

Room Block reservations close on Tuesday, January 17, 2023.

Pharmacy School Student Registration

VPhA will be allowing up to 15 students per pharmacy school. Each school must send us the list of students that will be attending. Please contact your school’s VPhA Representative to express your interest in attending.

Details

Date:
January 18, 2023
Time:
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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