June 14, 2017 - Chicago, IL

8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Agenda |  Registration & FeesConference Location

Join us in Chicago to hear top political and government relations experts discuss key issues facing policymakers and policy shapers in the region. We will cover regional advocacy strategies, political and legislative changes and how to ensure your organization is in compliance. Now more than ever it is crucial to develop your public affairs strategies in increasingly volatile times.

To increase your organization’s impact in the region, join us to discuss:

  • Emerging local issues and political insights in a changing environment
  • Local lobbying tools
  • Methods to show what State Government Relations (SGR) brings to your organization
  • Regional compliance strategies
Benjamin Brockschmidt
Vice President of Policy
Executive Director, Infrastructure Council
Illinois Chamber of Commerce
Charles Burhan
Assistant Vice & Senior Public Affairs Officer 
Liberty Mutual Insurance

Danielle Del Carlo
Manager, Government Relations Practice
Public Affairs Council
Helen Kim Fitzpatrick
Director of State Government Relations

Celgene Corporation
Angela Grover
 System Director, Advocacy
 Presence Health


Michele Guadalupe, MPH
State Director of Advocacy and Access 
Arthritis Foundation
Joanne Lendway McMahon 
Leader, Governmental Compliance 

General Electric Company

Adie Olson  

Quarles & Brady LLP

Victoria Watkins 
Deputy Director, Legislative Counsel & Government Affairs 

Office of Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Gregory Webb
Vice President, State Government Relations

Archer Daniels Midland Co.

This event is generously sponsored by: