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June 19-20, 2018 | Washington, DC

Times and events are preliminary and subject to change.



Evening Reception (optional) for Early Arrivals at Washington Court Hotel (WCH) in the Executive Room


7:00 am – 8:30 am  Continental Breakfast at Washington Court Hotel (WCH) in the Sagamore Hill Room
8:30 am – 9:00 am NWPCA Congressional Pre-Hill Visit Prep and Training (optional)
Location: WCH, Executive Room
9:00 am – 10:00 am  “Manufacturing Forecast and Impacts from President Trump Administration – How the Manufacturing Industry is Doing and What You Can Expect”
  • Chad Moutray, Chief Economist for the National Association of Manufacturers
10:00 am – 10:30 am “A View from the Forest Resources Association – The Wood Industry is in this Together”
  • Deb Hawkinson, President of the Forest Resources Association (invited)
10:30 am. – 10:45 am BREAK
10:45 am – 11:15 am “Update on Trucking Legislation and Regulation – How it Affects You and What to Expect in the Next Year; Hours-of-Service, ELD, Safety Regs, and more!”
11:15 am – 11:45 am “Softwood Lumber Agreement – “How Did We Get Here, Where are We Now, Where is this Going and How will it be Resolved?
  • Jeff Grimson, Partner at Mowry & Grimson PLLC
11:45 am – 12:15 pm “As mentioned in The Washington Post, The New York Times, CBS, and POLITICO and used by Walmart, General Motors, Etsy, and LYFT – The Quorum company will inform you about technology and lobbying in 2018”
  • Libby Wuller, Director of External Engagement at Quorum
12:15 pm – 12:30 pm TRANSITION TO LUNCH
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm  Lunch and Congressional Guest Speaker (TBA)
Location: WCH
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Special Tour of the Kennedy Center with visit to the “Rooftop” for 360-degree views of Washington, DC, and Washington Monument driving tour. We will take a break in the day to enjoy an exceptional moment in our nation's capital. Optional tour with bus transportation provided by NWPCA.
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm NAM “Manufacturing Rally Congressional Reception
Location:Mandarin Oriental Ballroom
(Begin Joint NWPCA/NAM Program)


7:00 am NWPCA Buses Depart for Mandarin Oriental Hotel
Congressional Meeting Help Desk
Location: Mandarin Oriental
(closes at 10 am but available by phone at 202.362.5910)
7:30 am – 9:15 am Kickoff Breakfast
Location: Mandarin Oriental Ballroom
9:15 am – 9:45 am Congressional Meeting
Participants Depart to Capitol Hill
Location: Mandarin Oriental Driveway
10:00 am – 6:00 pm Hospitality Room Available
Location: Capitol Hill TBD and/or Mandarin Oriental Hotel
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Congressional Office Meetings*
Location: Capitol Hill
11:30 am – 1:30 pm Congressional Lunch Reception
Location: Capitol Hill TBD or Mandarin Oriental Ballroom
1:00 pm  –5:30 pm Congressional Office Meetings*
Location: Capitol Hill
6:00 pm NWPCA Informal Debrief at Washington Court Hotel (Lobby/Bar)

 * NAM is arranging Congressional Hill Visits for members.

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