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Legislative Conference

TechServe Alliance 2018 Lobby Day



May 21 - 22, 2018 

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Lobby Day is TechServe Alliance's premier public policy event. Lobby Day allows owners and executives in the IT staffing industry report on and become directly involved in the legislative process with the goal of shaping public policy affecting the IT & engineering staffing and solutions industry. During Lobby Day, TechServe Alliance members will meet directly with policymakers and their staff to educate them on issues that impact your business. Members can register here.

TechServe Alliance Lobby Day attendees will:
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2018 Lobby Day/Legislative Conference

Schedule of Events

Monday, May 21, 2018


4:00 – 4:30 pm Registration
Location: Liaison Capitol Hill


4:30 - 6:00 pm TechServe Alliance Legislative Issues Briefing
Location: Liaison Capitol Hill, “The Hill” Room

Members will be briefed on TechServe Alliance’s Lobby Day 2018 priorities and advocacy strategies. An overview of the legislative process and tips for effective Hill Visits will also be provided.

Moderated by: Mark Roberts, CEO, TechServe Alliance
Welcome: Sue Thaden, President/CEO, CRi, Chair, Government Affairs Committee
Briefing: Julie M. Strandlie, Government Affairs Representative, TechServe Alliance
Kent A. Mason, Partner, Davis & Harman LLP
Chris Skerrett, Director - Staffing & Recruiting, CareerBuilder

6:00 – 7:00 pm Attendee Cocktail Reception
Location: Liaison Capitol Hill, Private Dining Room 1 & 2

7:15 – 10:00 pm TechServe Alliance Lobby Day Dinner (optional)
Location: Acqua Al 2, 212 7th St SE, Washington, DC 20003

Dinner on own or join with fellow attendees for dinner. (Separate registration required).

Tuesday, May 22, 2018


8:00 - 10:00 am Breakfast and Follow-Up Briefing
Location: Liaison Capitol Hill, “The Hill” Room

8:00 – 10:00 am Depart Liaison Capitol Hill for House/Senate Office Buildings

The Liaison Capitol Hill is located within a short walk to the Senate Office Buildings. Cabs will also be available in the front of the hotel. Participants will be responsible for their own transportation.


8:00 am – 4:00 pm TechServe Alliance Lobby Capitol Hill
Location: Capitol Hill

All participants will have an individual schedule and will meet with their local congressional offices (Senate and House). Meetings will generally be with congressional staffers and potentially with your legislator.

6:30 - 10:00 pm TechServe Alliance Board of Directors Dinner (optional)
Location: Le Diplomate, 1601 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Network and dine with the 2018 TechServe Alliance Board of Directors and other Lobby Day participants. Dinner will start at 6:30 PM but please feel free to arrive early for drinks at the bar. All members are welcome to attend. (Separate registration required)