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AAU Public Affairs Network 31st Annual Meeting

Register now for AAU Public Affairs Network 31st Annual Meeting
March 17-20, 2018
Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel

Meeting Agenda
This year’s PAN meeting will feature two speakers – Bill Adair, founder of Politifact and Knight Professor of the Practice of Journalism and Public Policy at Duke University, and Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson. Monday’s session will include a field trip to tour the Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency (HSEMA) Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and Joint Information Center (JIC).

New member dinner: On Saturday, March 17th at 6:45 p.m., AAU has organized an informal dinner at an area restaurant for members attending their first meeting and PA Committee members. If you are a new member or a first-time attendee, please select “New Member Dinner” on the registration form. A follow-up email will be sent to you regarding the location of the dinner.

To view the draft agenda, please click on the link below:

Public Affairs Network 31st Annual Meeting Draft Agenda (as of 2/16/18)

Registration Information
To register for the PAN 2018 Meeting please click on the link below. If you are unable to attend, please select, "No, I am unable to attend" from the drop-down menu. Once your registration is complete you will receive a confirmation by email.

Public Affairs Network 31st Annual Meeting Registration Form

PLEASE NOTE: Logging in with your AAU website account is required to register for meetings. If you have any issues with your username or password, please use the “Forgot Password” link available on the login page.

Meeting registration will be open until Friday, March 9th at 5:00 PM [EST] After that date, this link will be unavailable.

Meeting Cancellation and Refund Policy
Registrations may be cancelled without penalty by 5:00 PM [EDT] on Wednesday, March 14th. Please submit your cancellation requests to Raquel McKeveny at raquel.mckeveny@aau.edu. No refunds will be given for cancellations made after March 14, 2018.

Hotel Accommodations and Travel Information
Conference Location:
Renaissance DC Downtown Hotel
999 9th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 898-9000

Room Reservations:
Online – Book your rooms online.

Phone – 1-800-393-2505 and reference AAU Public Affairs

Room Reservation Deadline and Cancellation Policy - The cutoff date for the conference room rate is Wednesday, February 24, 2018. After this date the discounted room rate cannot be guaranteed and based on availability. All reservation requests will require a credit card, a deposit for one (1) room night. Deposits will be refunded for rooms cancelled in accordance with hotel’s cancellation policy, currently 72 hours prior to arrival. Name changes to room reservations may be made up to one (1) day prior to arrival at no charge.
 

Travel Information
Airport

Ronald Reagan Washington National (DCA) is located approximately 6 miles from the hotel. Estimated taxi fare: $17.00 (one way)
Washington, DC/Dulles (IAD) is located approximately 26 miles from the hotel. Estimated taxi fare: $60.00 (one way)
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) is located approximately 35 miles from the hotel. Estimated taxi fare: $75.00 (one way)

Ground Transportation
SuperShuttle to/from the hotel and DCA Airport is approximately $14 (one way)
Uber DC
Lyft DC
Taxis
Metrorail

Train
Union Station is located approximately 1.5 miles from the hotel.Estimated taxi fare: $11.00 (one way)

Meeting Cancellation and Refund Policy
Registrations may be cancelled without penalty by 5:00 PM [EDT] on Wednesday, March 14th. Please submit your cancellation requests to Raquel McKeveny at raquel.mckeveny@aau.edu. No refunds will be given for cancellations made after March 14, 2018.

Registration Inquiries
If you have any additional questions about registering for the meeting or experience difficulty with registering online, please contact Raquel McKeveny at 202-408-7500 or via email at raquel.mckeveny@aau.edu.