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October 04, 2017

About The Seminar

This one day seminar will examine for the first time the “new normal” of the art and practice of government relations under an activist and non-traditional president when combined with strong one-party control of Congress. By the time of the seminar, we will have seen 10 months of this unique combination and will be able to examine how the landscape has changed, what trends have emerged and most importantly the lessons learned from this that have applicability for government relations professionals and other business professionals as the political and governmental landscape moves forward into 2018.

Attendees will hear from leading edge practitioners who have already focused on and grappled with some of the issues that have arisen over this time period. Join us and increase your networks of professional connections and deepen your knowledge of the current landscape while being exposed to new analytical tools to support your work. Those attending will be in a stronger position to undertake work as the climate shifts into 2018 governance and beyond.

Learn more about the sessions, and see who's speaking when you download the agenda here.

Who Should Attend

VPs/Directors and Heads of:

  • Government Relations
  • Washington Government Relations Offices
  • Public Affairs/Communications 
  • Legal 
  • Political Action Committees
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • CSR
  • Strategy
  • Finance

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Earn up to 7 CPE credits
Business Law
Requirements : Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None


Get Involved! 

If you would like to get involved in this year’s conference, please contact us.

Register for Conference
AGENDA
OCTOBER 04, 2017
RONALD REAGAN BUILDING AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE CENTER,WASHINGTON, D.C.
October 04, 2017

About The Seminar

This one day seminar will examine for the first time the “new normal” of the art and practice of government relations under an activist and non-traditional president when combined with strong one-party control of Congress. By the time of the seminar, we will have seen 10 months of this unique combination and will be able to examine how the landscape has changed, what trends have emerged and most importantly the lessons learned from this that have applicability for government relations professionals and other business professionals as the political and governmental landscape moves forward into 2018.

Attendees will hear from leading edge practitioners who have already focused on and grappled with some of the issues that have arisen over this time period. Join us and increase your networks of professional connections and deepen your knowledge of the current landscape while being exposed to new analytical tools to support your work. Those attending will be in a stronger position to undertake work as the climate shifts into 2018 governance and beyond.

Learn more about the sessions, and see who's speaking when you download the agenda here.

Who Should Attend

VPs/Directors and Heads of:

  • Government Relations
  • Washington Government Relations Offices
  • Public Affairs/Communications 
  • Legal 
  • Political Action Committees
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • CSR
  • Strategy
  • Finance

CPE logo

Earn up to 7 CPE credits
Business Law
Requirements : Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None


Get Involved! 

If you would like to get involved in this year’s conference, please contact us.

Scheduled Speakers October 04, 2017

Scheduled Speakers October 04, 2017
  • Carolyn Brehm, former Vice President, Global Government Relations and Public Policy, Procter and Gamble
  • Etta Clark, Vice President, Global Public Affairs and Policy, Eastman Chemical
  • Steve Hilton, former Vice President, Global Government and Public Affairs, McDonald’s Corporation
  • Gordon Johndroe, VP Communications, Government Operations, Boeing
  • Nancy LeaMond,Executive Vice President, Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer, AARP
  • Justin Maierhofer, Vice President, Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Barry Schumacher, Program Director, The Conference Board
  • Phillip Sherman, Counsel, Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs, Embassy of Canada
  • Bridget Walsh, Vice President of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, Pfizer