Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Opening Plenary & Legislative Update
9:15 am – 11 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 Reception
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Kick off your Capitol Hill Day appointments by attending a congressional reception on the Hill. CADCA will have several distinguished members of Congress and their staff attend the reception. Don't miss this valuable opportunity to network with members of Congress and key staffers before heading to your congressional appointments. The reception will take place at the United States Capitol Visitor Center in the Congressional Atrium.
1 pm – 5 pm
Go to Capitol Hill to educate your legislators about the effectiveness of substance abuse prevention, education and treatment. Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to tell members of your congressional delegation and/or their key staffers about your coalition, and what you're accomplishing in the community.
Capitol Hill Day Buses
11 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 Congressional Reception will be held between 11:30 am - 12:30 pm (on Capitol Hill). 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).