A must-attend event for senior executives from top companies, associations, other nonprofits and consultancies, this meeting features high-level presentations and discussions about politics, business strategy and emerging issues in the public affairs profession.
Topics & Speakers
“Race and Social Justice in America”
Emmy Award-winning Weekend Host of NPR’s All Things Considered
“Watergate, Russia and Presidential Power”
Author and former White House counsel during Watergate
“Advances in Digital Storytelling”
Director of strategic initiatives at the Washington Post
“U.S. Foreign Policy and the Global Power Struggle”
Senior vice president, Henry A. Kissinger Chair and director of the international security program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies
|Monday, April 8|
|5:00 pm||Chairmen’s Reception
|5:15 pm||Orientation to the Board||Location TBD|
|5:30 pm||Public Affairs Institute Reunion Reception||Ballroom Foyer|
|6:00 pm||Welcome Reception||Ballroom Foyer|
|7:00 pm||Annual Membership Dinner||Corcoran Ballroom|
|8:15 pm||Michel Martin: “Race and Social
Justice in America”
|Tuesday, April 9|
|7:30 am||Board Member Breakfast||Salon B|
|8:00 am||Council Business Meeting||Salon A|
|9:00 am||Continental Welcome Breakfast||Ballroom Foyer|
|9:30 am||John Dean: “Watergate, Russia
and Presidential Power”
|10:45 am||Jeremy Gilbert: “Advances in
|11:45 am||Networking Lunch||Salon B|
|1:00 pm||Amy Walter: “The State of
|2:00 pm||Kathleen Hicks: “U.S. Foreign
Policy and the Global Power
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Four Seasons Hotel
2800 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
Our hotel room block at the Four Seasons is currently full. Please Contact Brenda Plantikow to add your name to the waitlist or to cancel an existing reservation.
We advise you to make a hotel reservation at least six weeks in advance of the conference. April is a very busy time in Washington. The Council secured a limited number of rooms at the Four Seasons at the rate of $425/night. Nearby hotels at a similar or lower rate include: The Watergate Hotel, Hotel Lombardy, Fairmont Georgetown, Hyatt Place Georgetown/West End, The St. Gregory Hotel, and The Wink.
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A limited number of sponsorships for the Spring Executive Meeting are available to members of the Public Affairs Council. Contact Brenda Plantikow to reserve your sponsorship.
We appreciate your investment in the leadership of our profession.