2012 NADO Washington Policy Conference

Posted on: December 19th, 2011 by Tawanna Harley

Monday March 19, 2012 – Wednesday March 21, 2012

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Description:

The 2012 NADO Washington Policy Conference will bring together over 450 regional development professionals and local elected officials to learn about the latest federal policy and budget developments.  The event features panel discussions with administration and congressional officials, in-depth briefings from the association’s government relations team and opportunities to visit Capitol Hill and network one-on-one with representatives from more than 20 federal agencies.

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SUNDAY, MARCH 18

2:00 p.m.

  • Registration Opens

3:00 – 6:00 p.m.

  • Executive Director Peer Learning:Lessons Learned from NADO Statewide Assessments(Sponsored by the Delta Regional Authority)

MONDAY, MARCH 19

8:30 a.m – 6:00 p.m.

  • Registration

9:00 a.m. – Noon

  • Executive Director Peer Learning Lab:  National Findings and Lessons Learned from NADO Salary and Benefits Study
  • Understanding the Federal Legislative and Political Climate:A Behind the Scenes Guide to Capitol Hill

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

  • Executive Committee Meeting

1:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

  • Federal Policy Working Groups and Roundtables
    • Community, Economic and Rural Development
    • Emergency Preparedness and Recovery
    • Transportation
    • Workforce Development

4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

  • Federal Agency Roundtable Networking Session (Co-sponsored by the Development District Association of Appalachia)
    • Network one-on-one with representatives from more than 25 federal agencies and programs.  Learn about new funding opportunities, program priorities and performance standards.

TUESDAY, MARCH 20

8:00 – 8:50 a.m

  • NADO Regional Membership Caucus Meetings

9:00 – 10:30 a.m

  • Life after the Super Committee:A Preview of the Administration’s FY2013 Policy and Budget Priorities(Co-sponsored by DDAA)

10:40 – 11:50 a.m.

  • Life after the Super Committee:Impact on Federal Regional Development Budgets and Policies in a Divided Congress(Co-sponsored by DDAA)

Noon – 1:30 p.m

  • Keynote Luncheon Address:Positioning Regional Development Organizations for the Future

1:45 – 3:20 p.m

  • Federal Agency Program Updates

3:30 – 5:30 p.m

  • NADO Boards of Directors Meeting

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21

8:00 – 9:15 a.m.

  • 2012 NADO Legislator of the Year Award (Breakfast)

9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • Capitol Hill and Federal Agency Outreach Visits
    • Help NADO take our message to members of Congress, key congressional committees and the Obama administration

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