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Agenda subject to change.

Monday, April 29


6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Early Arrivals Reception
Hosted by Butzel Long
Butzel Long Rooftop

Tuesday, April 30



8:30 a.m.

The Watergate Hotel | Moretti Foyer


9:00 - 9:45 a.m.

How to Hold an Effective Hill Meeting

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Summit Program
The Watergate Hotel | Elmore Room

10:00 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.

Welcoming Remarks
Bill Long
MEMA President & CEO

10:20 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.

Town Hall
Charley Johnson, CEO of OptiCat and Chairman of the Policy Committee of the MEMA Board of Directors, will lead a conversation with two former members of the U.S. House of Representatives.
The Honorable Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) and the Honorable Phil English (R-Penn.) will share their thoughts on trade, infrastructure, and politics.

11:20 a.m.

Networking Break

11:30 a.m.

Buffet Lunch
The Watergate Hotel | Moretti Foyer

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Luncheon Speaker – Charlie Cook
Editor and Publisher of the Cook Political Report and Columnist for the National Journal

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

North American Trade:  USMCA Next Steps
The Honorable Martha Bárcena Coqui, Ambassador of Mexico to the United States


The Honorable David MacNaughton, Ambassador of Canada to the United States (invited)
Ambassador Bárcena and Ambassador MacNaughton will share their views of trade in North America and participate in a moderated conversation to discuss the trade priorities of Canada and Mexico, including the USMCA. 


1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Scheduling and Materials Review for Legislative Visits
Ann Wilson, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, MEMA 

1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Legislative Group Discussion

2:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Congressional Meetings on Capitol Hill
Capitol Hill and other locations

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

The Watergate Hotel | The Next Whisky Bar

Wednesday, May 1



7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast / Industry Champion Award
The Honorable Jackie Walorski (R-IN-02)

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Hill and Administration Meetings
Capitol Hill

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Optional Lunch
The Watergate Hotel | The Next Whisky Bar

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