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2018 Legislative Summit

                           National Waterways Conference

Join us for the 2018 Legislative Summit, March 5-7 in Washington, D.C.As the Congress returns to Washington this month for the second session of the 115th Congress, high on the agenda in both the House and the Senate is a water resources development act to ensure robust investments in the nation’s water resources infrastructure.  In addition, Congressional leaders and the White House have pledged to move a comprehensive infrastructure package early this year.  

Register now to hear from high-ranking Congressional and Executive branch officials and industry leaders about water resources policy developments and program expectations for the coming year. 

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS include The Honorable Bill Shuster, Chairman of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee; LTG Todd Semonite, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; and Alex Herrgott, Associate Director for Infrastructure at the Council on Environmental Quality

Other invited speakers include Major General Ed Jackson, Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations, and Eddie Belk, Chief of Program Integration from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Rear Admiral Mark Buzby USN Ret., Maritime Administrator.  More speakers will be added in the coming weeks. 


Again this year, we will be hosting our annual Congressional Reception with the Mississippi Valley Flood Control Association.

Don’t miss out! Register now! We look forward to seeing you in Washington.    

The 2018 National Waterways Conference Legislative Summit will be held at The Madison Washington DC, A Hilton Hotel.  Conveniently located on 15th Street.

  • NWC special rate of $299.00 expires on February 9, 2018. After this date, rooms will be at regular rates, based on availability.
  • We have a very limited number of rooms at the Government rate. Please contact NWC directly if you are interested in the Government rate.
  • For hotel reservations contact, The Hilton central reservations number at 800-774-1500 or the Madison directly at 202-862-1600

Please mention National Waterways Conference for NWC’s room block rate. Click here for online hotel reservations: https://secure3.hilton.com/en_US/hi/reservation/book.htm?inputModule=HOTEL&ctyhocn=DCAKEHH&spec_plan=NWC&arrival=20180303&departure=20180309&cid=OM,WW,HILTONLINK,EN,DirectLink&fromId=HILTONLINKDIRECT

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Tentative Schedule at a glance:
Monday March 5
2:00pm – NWC Budget Committee
2:30pm – NWC Membership Committee
3:30pm – NWC Legislative Policy Committee
4:30pm-6:00pm – NWC Executive Committee
 Tuesday March 6
7:30am – Buffet Breakfast
8:30am – General Session
10:15am – Break
10:30am – 2nd Session
12:00pm – Adjourn
12:00pm – Board of Directors Meeting/Lunch
5:30pm – 7:30pm – Congressional Reception
Jointly hosted with Mississippi Valley Flood Control Association
Rayburn House Office Building – Rooms 2043 (B338) – 2044 (B339)
 Wednesday March 7
7:30am – Buffet Breakfast
8:30am – 3rd Session
10:15am – Break
10:30am – 4th Session
12:00pm – Adjourn