A must-attend event for senior executives from top companies, associations, other nonprofits and consultancies. It features high-level presentations and discussions about politics, business strategy and emerging issues in the public affairs profession.
Topics & Speakers
“Disruptive Tech: The Unrecognizable New World of Tech and Culture”
Technology critic, founder of Yahoo! Tech and former personal technology critic for The New York Times
“America’s Place in the World”
Senior vice president for Europe, Eurasia, and the Arctic; and director, Europe Program at the Center for Strategic & International Studies
“Outlook on the 2018 Midterms”
House editor for “The Cook Political Report” and frequent contributor to FiveThirtyEight.com
“The Challenges of Developing Tomorrow’s Political and Public Affairs Leaders”
Dr. Lara Brown
Director of the Graduate School of Political Management at the George Washington University
“How Power Works in Our Hyperconnected World”
Executive director of 92nd Street Y and founder of #GivingTuesday; co-author of New Power: How Power Works in Our Hyperconnected World — and How to Make It Work for You
|Tuesday, April 17|
|5:00 pm||Chairmen’s Reception
|5:15 pm||Orientation to the Board||Location TBD|
|6:00 pm||Welcome Reception||Ballroom Foyer|
|7:00 pm||Annual Member Dinner||Corcoran Ballroom|
|“Disruptive Tech: The Unrecognizable
New World of Tech and Culture”
|Wednesday, April 18|
|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||“Outlook on the 2018 Midterms”||Salon A|
|10:45 am||“America’s Place in the World”||Salon A|
|11:45 am||Networking Lunch||Salon B|
|“The Challenges of Developing
Tomorrow’s Political and Public
|2:00 pm||“How Power Works in Our
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Four Seasons Hotel
2800 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
We advise you to make a reservation at least six weeks in advance of the conference, as April is a very busy time in Washington. The Council secured a limited number of rooms at the Four Seasons at the rate of $400/night. Please call 202.944.9157 and reference the Public Affairs Council to make a reservation within our room block before the deadline: Friday, March 26, 2018.
Once our block of rooms is full, we will take a waitlist. Contact Brenda Plantikow for more information.
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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.