Join your colleagues in Washington, D.C., September 12-13, and make your voice heard on Capitol Hill at the 2017 Argentum Public Policy Institute & Fly-In. Engage with top public policy experts and hear about the federal policy agenda and its impact on senior living. Meet with members of Congress and serve as the voice of senior living on the most important issues facing our industry. This is an Argentum member-only event and is a complimentary benefit of membership.
Exclusive Networking Opportunity – Sept. 11
Expand your network by joining us for two exclusive tours of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in the nation’s capital on Monday, September 11, prior to the Public Policy Institute & Fly-In. Register now as space is limited for these tours!
|PRE-EVENT TOURS (optional)||MONDAY, SEPT. 11|
|1:30-3:30 PM||Highlights Tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum|
|4:00-5:00 PM||Private Tour of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery|
AGENDA (The agenda is subject to change and will be updated as details and speakers are confirmed.)
|PUBLIC POLICY INSTITUTE||TUESDAY, SEPT. 12 | 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM|
|8:30 AM||Registration & Continental Breakfast|
|9:00 AM||Welcome Remarks | James Balda, Argentum President & CEO|
|9:15 AM||Presentation of the Argentum Senior Living Champion Awards|
|10:00 AM||Panel: Highlights from the Hill | Katie Mahoney, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Cynthia Morton, National Association for the Support of Long-Term Care|
|11:15 AM||Panel: Elder Abuse & Elder Justice | Naomi Karp, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Trudy Gregorie, National Adult Protective Services|
|12:15 PM||Lunch Keynote | Rich Edson, FOX News Channel|
|1:00 PM||HCBS Rule Update | Serena Lowe & Melissa Harris, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services|
|2:00 PM||Fly-In Packet Review | Argentum Public Policy Team|
|3:15 PM||Advocacy Training | Christopher Kush, Soapbox Consulting|
|4:15 PM||PAC and Advocacy Fund Update | Neil Cohen, Argentum|
|4:30-6:00 PM||Cocktail Reception|
|FLY-IN||WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 13 | 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM|
|8:00 AM||Breakfast at The Monocle Restaurant|
|9:00 AM-3:00 PM||Capitol Hill meetings|
FEATURED SPEAKERS & PANELISTS
CHRISTOPHER KUSH, CEO, Soapbox Consulting
Christopher Kush has built a career on the idea that finely-tuned personal interactions between legislative representatives and their constituents can push those constituents’ concerns to the forefront of their representatives’ legislative agenda. Kush and his team have worked with grassroots advocates to communicate effectively on a wide range of issues from cancer prevention and treatment, to LGBT rights, to wind energy. Learn more.
RICH EDSON, Washington, DC-based correspondent, FOX News Channel
Rich Edson joined the FOX Business Network (FBN) in October 2007 and transitioned to FNC in 2015. During his tenure at FBN and FNC, he has provided coverage of every major election, the U.S. debt ceiling crises of 2011 and 2013, and the executive bonus protections inserted into the 2009 stimulus law. He has also broken details on the U.S. auto bailout, congressional spending and the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme.
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