Argentum Members: Have you registered for the 2020 Public Policy Institute & Fly-In? Join us March 17-18 in Washington, D.C. to advocate for the industry! Learn more.

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Advocating for Excellence in Senior Living

The annual Argentum Public Policy Institute & Fly-In allows for industry professionals to discuss issues and solutions to the most important legislative and regulatory challenges at the state and federal levels, and advocate for critical senior living issues on Capitol Hill.

Read a Q&A with Jim VandeHei


Thanks to 2020 Public Policy Institute & Fly-In event sponsor, Medline.

Public Policy Institute | March 17
12 PM | Lunch and Keynote Speaker, Jim VandeHei: Insights on Making an Impact in Polarized Times
1:45 PM | Panel Discussion: Federal Initiatives to Address Workforce Challenges
3 PM | Panel Discussion: Long-Term Care Financing Reform
Confirmed Speakers: Howard Gleckman, author, Senior Fellow Urban Institute; Lauri St. Ours, EVP for Government Relations, Washington Health Care Association
4:15 PM | Packet Review for Capitol Hill Meetings
5 PM | Networking Reception
Fly-In | March 18
9 AM - 4 PM | Scheduled Meetings on Capitol Hill
Join us in Washington, DC to advocate for senior living!


950 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20001


For your convenience, a small block of rooms has been reserved at the Conrad Hotel.

Reserve your room by calling 877-214-6719 or booking online through our dedicated reservation link. The deadline for making room reservations at the special Argentum rate of $409 (plus 14.95% tax) is February 19.

When making reservations by phone, please mention you are with Argentum’s meeting. The block of rooms is limited and rooms might sell out before the deadline. To ensure availability at the group rate, please make your reservations as soon as possible.

Secure your accommodations at the Conrad Hotel.


Washington, D.C.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Washington DC Convention Center
900 10th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001 | 202-739-2001

Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel
999 9th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001 | 202-898-9000

Moxy Washington DC Downtown
1011 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001 | 202-922-7400

Washington Marriott at Metro Center
775 12th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | 202-737-2200

Grand Hyatt Washington DC Downtown
1000 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001 | 202-582-1234

Hilton Garden Inn Alexandria Old Town King Street Metro
1620 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 | 703-302-8300
(Nearby access to Blue/Yellow Metro line)

Hotel Indigo Old Town Alexandria
220 S. Union Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 | 703-721-3800
(Nearby access to Blue/Yellow Metro line)








Howard Gleckman
Senior Fellow
The Urban Institute

Gleckman is the author of Caring for Our Parents (St. Martin’s Press) and is a Senior Fellow at The Urban Institute, where he is affiliated with both the Tax Policy Center and the Program on Retirement Policy. He is also the author the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center’s fiscal policy blog Tax Vox and a weekly blog on aging issues for Gleckman served on the National Academy of Social Insurance Study Panel on Long-Term Services and Supports (2018-2019); as a convener of the Long-Term Care Financing Collaborative (2012-2016); as a 2006-2007 Media Fellow at the Kaiser Family Foundation; and as a 2006-2008 Visiting Fellow at the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College.  In 2016, Gleckman was a named one of the nation’s top 50 Influencers in Aging by Next Avenue.

Lauri St. Ours
EVP of Government Relations
Washington Health Care Association

As EVP of Government Relations for the Washington Health Care Association (WHCA), St. Ours is responsible for oversight of state government affairs and working with the CEO and association leadership to develop legislative priorities and activities. St. Ours was a member of the lobby team that worked to successfully pass Washington’s LTC Trust Act in 2019. She has over 25 years of experience working with the Washington State legislature. Prior to joining the staff of WHCA in 2005, St. Ours served as the executive director of the Northwest Assisted Living Facilities Association for 10 years.


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