The 2015 NADO Washington Policy Conference "NADO on the Hill" 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.
Click here to view the final conference agenda and program.
Confirmed speakers include
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker
Jay Williams, Assistant Secretary for Economic Development, U.S. Department of Commerce
Shai Akabas, Bipartisan Policy Center
Special performance by The Capitol Steps on Monday, March 23rd. Click here to learn more about this political comedy troupe.
Registration for the 2015 Washington Policy Conference “NADO on the Hill” will begin on January 14, 2015
Registration for this event started on January 14, 2015 and is currently Closed.
Registration Rates (After March 6th):
Platinum/Platinum Plus: $435.00
Sustaining/Sustaining Associate: $465.00
Note: Registrants who are also attending the 2015 Development District Association of Appalachia Annual Conference are eligible to register for the 2015 NADO Washington Policy Conference at a discount rate. This discount rate grants access to the NADO 2015 Washington Policy Conference only.
To register online, click the green box below. For a hard copy of the registration form, click here.
If you wish to pay by check, please make check payable to NADO and mail to:
400 North Capitol Street, NW #390
Washington, DC 20001
Agenda & Presentations
Sunday, March 22
The Changing Energy Economy
Monday, March 23
The Big Picture-Policy Implications of the Federal Budget and Sequestration
What’s New in Federal Lending Programs
How to Stop Worrying and Embrace the WIOA
Wednesday, March 25
CEDS Content Guidelines Workshop
~ Please note this schedule is subject to change ~
Travel & Venue
Marriott Crystal Gateway
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
Room Rate: $255
The Crystal Gateway Marriott is a hotel in Crystal City, VA that offers an ideal location for vacations, business trips and weekend getaways. Newly renovated, our hotel offers exceptional accommodations, complimentary WiFi in the lobby and multiple dining options including Einstein Bagels. We're surrounded by Arlington's best shopping and dining at the Crystal City shops and The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City. The Crystal City Metro stop can be accessed from the lobby of our Crystal City hotel near Washington, DC, allowing guests to reach the best museums, monuments and attractions in the surrounding area. Perfect for conferences, meetings and social events in the Virginia and DC areas, our hotel features banquet facilities and 27 meeting rooms, including a 16,000 sqare foot ballroom, totaling 34,300 sq. ft. of meeting space. This comfortable and inviting Crystal City, VA hotel in Arlington is also conveniently located 1 mile from Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA).
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Getting to and around Washington DC
Washington, DC is easily accessible by air, rail and road, leaving your travel options covered. There are three airports to choose from including Ronald Regan Washington National Airport (DCA), Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), and Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI).