Virtual Workshop: Federal Regulatory Advocacy Bootcamp

16 Nov, 2020

November 17, 2020
9:30 a.m.− 12:30 p.m. ET

Congress may pass a law, but regulators give the law its teeth. Learn and hone tested strategies and tactics for influencing federal regulation and rulemaking in a way that drives forward the goals of your organization. 

This program is eligible for 2 Grassroots credits toward the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management, 2 Specialization credits toward the Certificate in Government Relations and Lobbying and 2 Core credits toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.


9:30 – 10:45 – Navigating the Federal Regulatory Landscape

Whether you are just getting started or looking to expand your regulatory advocacy efforts, this session will give you the overview and insights need. Our experts will cover:

  • Understanding and tracking the federal rulemaking landscape
  • How influential agencies work
  • Key distinctions between the legislative and regulatory processes
  • How to run cost-benefit analysis of regulations on your industry
  • Major regulatory trends to prepare you for 2021
  • Impact of elections on the future of regulations
  • How the COVID-19 crisis has impacted regulations

10:45-11:00 – Break

11:00 – 12:30 – Regulatory Advocacy: Implementing, Influencing, and Showing Value

Increasingly, understanding how to use the regulatory process to accomplish your policy goals is mission critical. In this session our experts will cover:

  • Steps to build a strong regulatory advocacy function
  • Best practices for coordinating regulatory advocacy with broader efforts, such as lobbying and grassroots
  • Ways to increase impact, such as key groups to join
  • Case studies of success regulatory advocacy success
  • Methods for monitoring, prioritizing, and communicating internally about regulation before it affects your company’s bottom line
  • Metrics for showcasing the regulatory function’s value to the rest of your organization

Event Location

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This program will be hosted in a secure virtual environment. 

*Participants joining the program virtually will receive an email one week beforehand with instructions for logging on to our web-based platform. On the platform, they will be able to listen and participate through any computer or internet-enabled device, see a video of the speakers, and ask questions and participate in the discussion via a chat box.


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Register Online 

  • Members: $369
  • Non-Members: $499

Interested in federal regulatory advocacy as well? Register for our Federal Regulatory Advocacy Bootcamp earlier that day to receive $200 off your total registration cost! Email to take advantage of this bundle offer. Please note: recordings of the sessions will be available for 14 days afterward for registered attendees!

Can’t attend live? All registrants will receive access to the workshop recording for 14 days following an event.

Additional discounts may apply to this meeting. These discounts may include:

For multiple registrants: A discount will apply to the standard member/non-member rate for organizations that register two or more participants for the same meeting. The first registrant will pay full price, the second participant will receive a 10% discount and each additional registrant will receive a 15% discount. To register multiple participants, you may either register online or download the print and fax registration form.

Member discounts: Discounts for members are applied to all Public Affairs Council meetings.

Non-members: Join the Council today, and save by registering at the member rate and using the $200 new-member coupon you will receive. Contact our membership team for information about joining the Council.

Questions? Contact us at 202.787.5950.

Kelly Memphis

Kelly Memphis
Senior Manager of Government Relations and Stakeholder Engagement Practice
202.787.5957 | email