Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Opening Plenary & Legislative Update
8:30 am – 10:45 am
Get the latest and most up-to-date information on legislation, how the Administration and Congress are shaping substance abuse prevention policy affecting you and your coalition, and what else is happening on Capitol Hill. Interact with key Hill staffers and hear from congressional leaders! CADCA also will present Congressional Leadership Awards to recognize outstanding members of Congress who have championed legislation and strategies to protect and enhance the federal role in substance abuse prevention, education, treatment and research.
Capitol Hill Rally
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Upper Senate Park - Buses will depart from the Gaylord and arrive at Garfield Circle. From there, it is a short walk to Upper Senate Park. Please dress warmly as this rally will be outdoors. Boxed lunches will be provided.
1 pm – 5 pm
The deadline is now past to request a submission for Capitol Hill Day. After January 26th, appointments can still be made, but you must contact your Congressional delegates’ offices directly. Reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
You can view if your appointment has been confirmed at this page.
Capitol Hill Day Buses
10:45 am – 6 pm
CADCA will provide complimentary continuous shuttle service from the entrance outside Gaylord Maryland Ballroom 1 to Capitol Hill. (A map of Capitol Hill will be provided to all participants in the legislative kits they receive on Capitol Hill Day). The last bus from Capitol Hill to bring you back to the Gaylord National Hotel will depart at 6 pm (arriving back at the Gaylord Hotel at approximately 6:45 pm