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RIMS Legislative Summit 2014

June 9-10, 2014
Loews Madison Hotel
1177 15th St. NW (Corner 15th and M)
Washington, DC 20037

***Agenda is tentative and subject to change

Monday, June 9, 2014

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Opening Remarks, RIMS President
1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Session 1—How to Lobby and Issues Briefings
1:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Speakers: Nate Bacchus & Jim McIntyre

This session will prepare attendees, especially first timers, for their legislative visits on the following day. RIMS staff and DC counsel will go over lobbying dos and don’ts and go over what to expect during the legislative visits. Staff and counsel will then discuss the policy issues of focus, namely TRIA, RIMS position on those issues, FAQs about said issues, and policy goals for the legislative visits.

Snack Break, Sponsored by RIMS Potomac Chapter
3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Session 2—Peer Networking and Team Breakouts
3:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

This will be the opportunity for attendees to meet with the groups they will be walking the capitol with on Tuesday. Groups will have this time to further prepare for the following day’s visits and to clarify any further issues or questions they may have.

Cocktail Reception and Dinner
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Joe’s Seafood Prime Steak & Stone Crab
750 15th Street NW

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Registration/Continental Breakfast
7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Capitol Hill Meetings
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Team up with your RIMS lobbying delegation to meet with key congressional offices.



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