2017 National Conference Schedule

Schedule is subject to change. If you have any questions, please contact Bobby Tillett, Member Services Coordinator, at btillett@corpsnetwork.org 

 


SATURDAY, February 11, 2017

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

5:00 PM - ~7:00 PM

CITY OF TREES Screening

  • Screening to take place at Fairmont Hotel 
    (Roosevelt Room)

~7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Happy Hour hosted by Cigna

  • Happy Hour to follow screening at
    Irish Whiskey, 1207 19th Street, NW
9:30 PM - Midnight  Hospitality Suite

 


SUNDAY, February 12, 2017

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Registration
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM Special Meetings 
(Invitation Only)

  • CMOY Orientation
    (Lunch Included; Decatur Room)
  • EAP Recipients (Roosevelt Room)
  • OYSI Subgrantees (Roosevelt Room)
  • PLSC Business Meeting (Culpepper Room)
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM Emerging Corps Training Session
(Invitation Only)
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM Environmental Stewardship Evaluation
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Opening Session (Grand Ballroom)
  • Welcome and "State of the Association" address
  • Legacy Achievement Awardee Recognition
  • Project Of the Year Awardee Recognition
  • Washington Insider
  • Keynote Speaker 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM National Park Service Meet & Greets
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Dinner
8:00 PM - Midnight Hospitality Suite

 


MONDAY, February 13, 2017

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Breakfast
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Registration
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Annual Business Meeting
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM Break
8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Plenary:
Looking Ahead: Citizenship & National Service
10:15 AM -10:45 AM Break
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM Workshop Block 1
  • Disasters: Corps as a Strategy for Community & Environmental Resiliency
  • Looking at Diverse Perspectives under the Idea of Racial Equity
  • Developing the Next Generation of Community Leaders through Mentoring
  • Illustrated Guide to Federal Resume Writing
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Lunch
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Plenary:
Promoting Racial Equity in the Corps Movement
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM Break
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM Workshop Block 2
  • Celebrating Strengths & Addressing Barriers in the Corpsmembers We Serve
  • Transformational Leadership through the Lens of Racial Equity
  • Cultural Landscapes, Public Lands, and the Importance of Perception
  • Communities Aligned for Career Pathways
  • Social Impact Investing & Equitable Development
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM Afternoon Sessions
  • NCCC & the PLSC Win-Win Meeting
  • Utilizing the EcoBlu Certification to Build Public-Private Partnerships
  • Gulf Coast Alliance
  • Open Space for Small Discussions
    (Including info session on CITY OF TRESS documentary)
8:00 PM - Midnight Hospitality Suite

 


TUESDAY, February 14, 2017

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Registration
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM Plenary:
From Green People to Just People: Empowering the Next Generation of Community
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM Break
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Workshop Block 3
  • Inclusion in the Great Outdoors & Heritage Sites
  • Corpsmember-centered Learning
  • The Fierce Urgency of Now
  • Infrastructure as a Basis for Community & Environmental Equity
  • Social Inclusion vs. Accessibility: Supporting Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing Corpsmembers
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Lunch
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Plenary:
Promoting Community Equity through Corps 
1:30 PM - 1:45 PM Break
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Workshop Block 4
  • National Park Service Youth Programs Roundtable
  • Equity through Corpsmember Success: Career Placement & Postsecondary Supports
  • Corps Alumni Panel
  • Recruitment Challenges & Strategies for Improvement
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM Break
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Plenary:
Celebrating the 21st Century CSC
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Friends of National Service Ceremony
Off-site: Union Station
9:00 PM - Midnight Hospitality Suite

 


WEDNESDAY, February 15, 2017

7:30 AM - 10:00 AM Capital Hill Awards Ceremony
Off-site, Rayburn House Office Building 2039
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM Congressional Hill Visits
Off-site, Capitol Hill