Leadership Institute - 2018

Starts:  Sep 9, 2018 5:30 PM (ET)
Ends:  Sep 14, 2018 11:00 AM (ET)

Online registration has been closed. If interested in attending, please contact Kendra Harrold at 303-692-1226 or kharrold@asfmra.org.

Because of the nature of D.C., specific speakers, locations and times will not be finalized until the event approaches and are subject to change.  Please use the schedule below as a preliminary guide.  

Agenda at a Glance

Sunday, Sept. 9   
All Groups           5:30 PM                       Dinner & Presentations
Monday, Sept. 10   
All Groups 8:00 AM - 5:00  PM    Meetings at FCC and USDA
Dinner and sightseeing on own.
Tuesday, Sept. 11   
All Groups 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Communications and Advocacy Training
  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Group Lunch 
  5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Dinner and Trolley Tour of D.C. 
Wednesday, Sept. 12   
All Groups 7:30 - 11:30 AM  Talking Point Preparation for Hill Meetings
  1:30 - 4:30 PM  Individual Appointments with Senators or Representatives 
Thursday, Sept. 13   
All Groups 7:00 - 11:30 AM Meetings at the FCC Office 
Appraisers 1:00 - 3:30 PM Presentations & Discussions at TAF 
  3:30 - 4:00 PM Q&A and Meeting Adjourns 
1:30 PM  Depart from hotel for Chesapeake Farms via Bus 
  3:30 PM Chesapeake Farms Welcome, Driving Tour and Trey Hill Farm Tour 
  5:30 PM  Dinner at Waterman's Crab House 
Friday, Sept. 14   
7:30 AM  Local Ag Issues
  8:30 AM  Sporting Clay Shooting/Team Building
  11:00 AM

 Bus departs for Reagan National Airport (DCA)
 NO flights earlier than 4:00 PM

Registration Fees

This event is for ASFMRA Members only.

Fee         Type                                         Description
$895 Registration Includes 4 hotel nights with a roommate plus planned meal functions.
$550 Private Hotel Room Additional cost for a private room at the hotel for 4 nights.
$330 Additional Hotel Night Optional if you plan on arriving early or staying later that what is included in the registration package.

If you are not paying with your credit card for the registration fees, please call Kendra Harrold directly to make your payment arrangements and finalize your registration details.

Transportation in DC

There will be multiple locations to travel to during the week.  We recommend using the Metro system.  Make sure to purchase a week long pass when you arrive to Washington DC. The hotel is located on the King St-Old Town stop.  


Hilton Alexandria Old Town
1767 King Street
Washington, DC 22314