is pleased to invite your Local to participate in our Union's 2017 Legislative Advocacy Conference, February 5-10, 2017. This week-long event brings together
IFPTE members from across North America for training, workshops,
forums, and networking opportunities.
a part of our effort to build on IFPTE's legislative influence, the
Legislative Advocacy Conference will focus on policy and legislation
critical to the interests of all sectors of IFPTE’s membership. Included
in our activities, and perhaps the highlight of our Legislative
Advocacy Conference, will be member visits to lawmakers on Capitol
Hill where IFPTE will advocate for support of legislation important to
our Union’s diverse membership.
PLEASE NOTE: The structure of our 2017 Conference has changed slightly from past Conferences. The Legislative Advocacy meeting, normally held the day after the Federal Caucus, will now precede the Federal Caucus.
The event pattern will be as follows:
Conference Room Rate
Conference will be held at the historic Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC. This is also where our Conference housing is located.
Standard rooms can be reserved at a rate of $229 per night (single/double). You can book your room and get more information under the Room Accommodations tab. The hotel reservation cut-off date is January 5, 2017. Participants are urged to make their reservations before the cutoff date to get our rate.
Conference Registration Fee
Conference Registration Fee: $110
attendees must check-in for the Conference during the Conference registration to receive their meeting
materials and badge. Conference check-in will be held on Monday, February 6, 2017 from 7:00 am to 8:00 am. Attendees registering on-site must do so
Federal Caucus Registration Fee
Federal Caucus Registration Fee: $75
As mentioned earlier, the Federal Caucus has held its meeting prior to the start of the Legislative Advocacy Conference. This year's Caucus will be held after the Conference, on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. Any questions regarding the Federal Caucus should be directed to the Federal Area Vice Presidents Lee Stone or Gay Henson.
Other Fees and Information
Welcome Reception and Congressional Reception are complimentary to all registered/paid Conference participants. However, any Local union member(s) attending the Welcome Reception and/or the Congressional Reception, who are NOT
registered as a Conference
participant, must pay a fee to attend either event.
IFPTE Welcome Reception (Sunday, February 5, 2017): $25 per person
IFPTE Congressional Reception (Tuesday, February 7, 2017): $50 per person
Payment of either of these fees
does not grant admittance to any other Conference events.
February 5, 2017 - February 10, 2017
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