Washington Leadership Conference 2103. Retail Needs YOU to speak up. May 7-8, 2013. The Madison Hotel, Washington, DC.
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Agenda (subject to change)

Monday, May 6, 2013
8:00 - 10:00am
Madison Hotel
Adams A/B
Open to Board members only.
12:00 - 7:30pm
Madison Hotel
Registration Open
10:45 - 12:15pm
Madison Hotel
Hamilton A
Open to Committee members only.
12:30 - 2:00pm
Madison Hotel
Adams A/B
NRF Executive Committee
Open to Committee members only.
2:00 - 5:00pm

Madison Hotel
Mt. Vernon A/B

Open to Board members only.
2:00 - 5:30pm
Madison Hotel
Hamilton B
Open to Board members only.
6:00 - 10:00pm
Madison Hotel
Adams A/B
Hospitality Suite
Open to all attendees.
6:30 - 10:00pm
Off site
Communities Dinner
Invitation only.
7:30 - 9:30pm
Departing from Madison Hotel Lobby
Evening Bus Tour
Open to all attendees. Space permitting, pre-registration required.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
8:00 - 5:00pm
Madison Hotel
Committee Meetings
Open to Board & Committee members only.
8:15 - 12:55pm
Madison Hotel
Constituion A
12:00 - 2:00pm
Madison Hotel
Lunch
Open to all attendees.
2:15 - 5:00pm
Madison Hotel
Dolley Madison
WLC Program Legislative Agenda

2:15-2:30pm ~ Welcome & Opening

Matthew R. Shay
Matthew R. Shay
President & CEO
National Retail Federation
 

 

2:30-3:15pm ~ Guest Speakers

Blanche Lincoln 
Blanche Lincoln 
Special Policy Advisor, Alston & Bird, LLP
Senator (Former)
United States Senate
Wilbert Joseph "Billy" Tauzin II 
Wilbert Joseph "Billy" Tauzin II 
Special Legislative Counsel, Alston & Bird, LLP
Member (Former)
U.S. House of Representatives 

 

3:15-3:30pm ~ Networking Break

3:30-4:30pm ~ How to be Effective on Capitol Hill

4:30-4:55pm ~ Lead House Sponsor of the Marketplace Fairness Act

Congressman Steve Womack (R-3 Arkansas)
Congressman Steve Womack (R-3 Arkansas)
U.S. House of Representatives
 



4:55pm ~ Closing

David French
David French
SVP, Government Relations
National Retail Federation
 

5:00 - 8:00pm
Madison Hotel
Reception & Dinner

5-6pm ~ Reception in Mount Vernon

6-8pm ~ Dinner in Constitution


Open to all attendees.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
7:00 - 9:30am
Madison Hotel
Registration Open
8:00 - 9:00am
Madison Hotel
Dolley Madison
Breakfast & General Session

Open to all attendees.

Cokie Roberts
Cokie Roberts
Political Analyst for ABC News
NPR Senior News Analyst
 

9:30 - 12:00pm
Capitol Hill
Capitol Hill Visits

Open to all attendees.

View the Capitol Hill shuttle schedule.

12:00 - 1:00pm
Capitol Hill
Visitor Center Room, SVC 212-10
Lunch on Capitol Hill
Open to all attendees.
1:00 - 5:00pm
Capitol Hill
Capitol Hill Visits
Open to all attendees.

* NRF will provide transportation from The Madison Hotel to destinations on Capitol Hill. View shuttle schedule.

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