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Advocacy Day

Program & Getting Involved

Sept​. 6-7, 2016
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001

Program​ at​ a Glance

Tuesday, Sept. 6

Time Activity Location
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Registration Hyatt Regency, Thornton Room, 11th Floor
9:30 - 10 a.m. Morning refreshments Hyatt Regency, Thornton Room, 11th Floor
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Library of Congress & Capitol Hill tour Depart from Hyatt Regency
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Hyatt Regency, Thornton Room, 11th Floor
1:30 - 5:30 p.m. Advocacy Day training: How to Address an Elected Official Hyatt Regency, Thornton Room, 11th Floor
5:30 - 7 p.m. Opening ​happy hour Hyatt Regency, ​Congressional A Room, Lobby Level

​Wednesday, Sept. 7

Time Activity Location
7 - 7:30 a.m. Grab-and-go ​coffee Hyatt Regency, Congressional B, Lobby Level
8 - 8:15 a.m. Group led to Capitol Hill Capitol Hill
8:30 - 8:45 a.m. Group picture in front of the Capitol Capitol Hill
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Public Policy Forum Capitol Hill
12 - 5 p.m. Individual appointments led by PACE staff (*lunch on your own) Various buildings
5 - 7 p.m. Closing ​happy ​hour sponsored by the IFMA Capital Chapter Hyatt Regency, Congressional B, Lobby Level

Getting Involved

0910_IFMAAdvocacyDays15_084It is critically important that elected officials at the federal, state and local levels have the most relevant and up-to-date information when shaping the policies that impact each of us. Together, we can help them understand the importance of the built environment and the significant impact that FM professionals have on issues like energy efficiency and sustainability.

Engaging in the legislative process can be intimidating, but it doesn't have to be. Not only do your elected officials work for you, they need your information to do their jobs effectively. IFMA Advocacy Day makes it easy and fun to get involved, to help ensure that policy decisions move the FM industry in the right direction.