3rd Annual HEAL Summit & 10th Annual FCWA Summit

May 22-25, 2019  |  Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town  |  Albuquerque, New Mexico
The HEAL (Health, Environment, Agriculture, and Labor) Food Alliance and Food Chain Workers Alliance are excited to host our joint summit in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 2019! 

Below is information to help guide your travel. We are looking forward to seeing you soon!
May 22, 23, 24, 25 2019 

Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town
800 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104

Travel

Hotel Information

The Hotel Albuquerque
800 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104 505-843-6300 Check in: 3:00 pm / Check out: 12:00pm 

Getting To the Hotel
The Hotel Albuquerque is 8 miles from the Albuquerque International Airport (Sunport). The Hotel does not provide a shuttle. Attendees should take a taxi, rideshare, or ABQ Ride bus to reach the hotel. More information on ground transportation can be found on the Sunport website.

Financial support

HEAL may be able to provide modest financial support for travel and lodging for those affiliated with organizations that are unable to pay for travel. If you have requested financial support and have not heard from HEAL's Operations Manager Sara Leon Guerrero, please email her asap.

*Due to budget constraints, we are prioritizing financial aid requests for individuals who would like to attend the Summit, but find that cost is a prohibitive factor.  

Questions?

Please contact Sara with any travel related questions at Sara@Healfoodalliance.org.

FAQs

Travel & Location

Where is the Summit?
The Summit will take place at the Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town, in Albuquerque, New Mexico (800 Rio Grande Blvd. NW Albuquerque, NM 87104) 
Where should I stay?
HEAL has blocked off rooms at a discounted group rate for HEAL Summit participants at the Hotel Albuquerque
How do I get to and from the airport and hotel?
The Hotel Albuquerque is 8 miles from the Albuquerque International Airport (Sunport). The Hotel does not provide a shuttle. Attendees should take a taxi, rideshare, or ABQ Ride bus to reach the hotel.

More information on ground transportation can be found on the Sunport website
I am driving to the conference. Is there parking for me at the hotel?
Yes! The Hotel Albuquerque provides ample complimentary on-site parking.
What time will the Summit end?
Check back for details!
I need to leave early. Can I change my checkout time?
Details coming soon!

Bring with you

What should I bring?
Feel free to look fly, but please dress comfortably for this Summit. The weather in Albuquerque will be around 70-80!

Meals

Are meals included during the Summit?
HEAL will be providing the following meals:
Wed May 22 - Dinner
Thu May 23 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (off-site)
Fri May 24 - Breakfast and Lunch
Sat May 25 - Lunch (for FCWA members only) 

Program and Sessions

Do I have to sign up for the breakout sessions beforehand?
Yes. You will select which breakout sessions you would like to attend when you register.

Leisure and Exploring

I want to stay healthy and unwind! Where can I do that?
Hotel Albuquerque has a complementary pool and fitness center for guests to use.
What can I do on my downtime?
Hotel Albuquerque is in the heart of Old Town within walking distance of seven museums, botanical gardens, the aquarium and 100+ shops and galleries.

Agenda

Please check back for updates to our agenda! 
  • May 22
  • may 23
  • may 24
  • may 25
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