Conference Information


We use photographs and video from our conferences for promotional materials. By virtue of your attendance, The Eden Alternative reserves the right to use your likeness in such materials. And we promise to always use your good side!


Please wear your badge at all times. Your registration name badge is your admission ticket to all sessions, events, and meals.


Dinner and breakfast is on your own each day. Enjoy an array of options within close proximity of the conference hotel.


Conference participants will need to make their own overnight lodging accommodations directly with the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel. Overnight lodging is not included in your conference registration fee. For details regarding how to make your overnight lodging accommodations, click here.


We strongly encourage attendees to wear comfortable shoes. To also ensure your comfort, please plan to dress in layers as conference room temperatures are difficult to regulate to each individual‘s preference. Business casual attire is appropriate for this conference.


Individuals with special dietary restrictions will need to indicate their preferences in their registration application. Those who require special accommodations to fully participate in this conference should email at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel for assistance.


We are reducing the amount of paper we use at the conference. This is an effort both to be responsible for our environment and to increase the quality and timeliness of the resources provided through this learning experience. Electronic materials will be available before, during, and after the conference. Stay tuned for details. Hard copies will not be available on-site.


DOWNLOAD THE EDENALT2020 CONFERENCE APP TODAY: The Eden Alternative is “going green” in 2020! You will need to download our conference app for use before, during, and after the conference. The app will provide access to all conference information and handouts for conference sessions. To download the Edenalt2020 app, go to For those who are not using a smart phone, you may download the app content directly to your PC or tablet  at Be sure to enable push notifications for conference. MORE INFORMATION IS BEING ADDED DAILY!


The application process for continuing education units for this conference is underway. There is a total of 17.5 contact hours being offered during the conference, including all educational sessions, and opening and closing sessions. For administrators, this program has been submitted (but not yet approved) for Continuing Education for a total of 17.5 participant hours by NAB/NCERS. Call Misty Frank at 240.481.3758 for further information. For nurses, an application has been submitted to the Maryland Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. For social workers, application has been made with the National Association of Social Workers for 17.5 continuing education contact hours. The fee for continuing education credits is included in the general registration fee. Continuing education certificates will be emailed within two weeks of the conclusion of the conference. You must fill in the continuing education tracking sheet and return to the conference registration desk before leaving the conference.