AHC's 2018 Annual Meeting & National Issues Forum

Sun, June 10 2018, 1:00 PM - Wed, June 13 2018, 5:00 AM [EST]

1001 16th St NW, Washington, DC, 20036, United States

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1. Select Seats

2. Review and Proceed

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Monday Evening Reception Partial Approval - $70.00

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Congressional Reception Partial Approval - $80.00

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Van Ness Awards Luncheon Partial Approval - $75.00

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Committee Meetings ONLY Partial Approval - $35.00

Registration to attend ONLY committee meetings on Monday, June 12

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National Issues Forum ONLY Partial Approval - $140.00

Registration to attend ONLY the National Issues Forum on Tuesday, June 13th.

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FULL Meeting Package Registration Partial Approval - $365.00

Registration includes Sunday/Monday meetings, National Issues Forum, all evening receptions, and Van Ness Award luncheon.

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Sunday Evening Reception Partial Approval - Free

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Event Information

Sun, June 10 2018, 1:00 PM - Wed, June 13 2018, 5:00 AM [EST]

About the Event

The AHC's Annual Meeting & National Issues Forum will take place from June 10-13,2018 and will be held at the Capital Hilton here in Washington, DC. 

TENTATIVE AGENDA

Sunday, June 10

12:00               Registration Desk Opens

1:00 – 3:00      Coalition of State Horse Councils

1:00 – 3:00      Industry Executive Meeting (Invitation Only)                     

3:00 – 5:00      Unwanted Horse Coalition

6:00 – 7:30      CSHC Welcome Reception

                        Sponsored by the Coalition of State Horse Councils

Monday, June 11 

7:30                 Registration

Committee Meetings:

8:00 – 10:00    Animal Welfare Committee

10:00 – 11:30 Recreation Trails, and Land Use Committee

11:30 – 12:45 Van Ness Awards Luncheon

                        Sponsored by Populous

1:00 – 3:00      Racing Committee

1:00 – 3:00      Health & Regulatory Committee

3:00 – 5:00      Horse Show Committee

6:00 – 7:30      Opening Reception

                        Sponsored by Zoetis

Tuesday, June 12

8:00                 Registration

7:00 – 8:00      Continental Breakfast

                        Sponsored by KTA/KTOB

8:00 – 11:00    National Issues Forum-Morning Session                                                                           

                       Sponsored by Luitpold Animal Health

 

            8:00 – 8:15      Welcome

                                    Julie Broadway, AHC President

            8:15 – 8:45      Outdoor Recreation and Your State

Luis Benitez, Director of the Colorado Outdoor Recreation Industry Office

8:45 – 9:30      Survey Says

9:30 – 9:45      Break

9:45 – 10:15    CES 2017- Equestrian Style

                        Fran Jurga

10:15 – 11:00  Building the Youth Pipeline

                        PGA First Tee, Outdoor Nation, Take Me Fishing

11:00 – 12:30  Lunch on Your Own

12:30 – 3:00    National Issues Forum-Afternoon Session

                        Sponsored by Luitpold Animal Health

12:30 – 1:00    Public Perception of an Industry

                        Dan Ashe, CEO, Association of Zoos & Aquariums

1:00 – 2:00      Man ‘O War Project

                        Ann Paulson, Executive Director

2:00 – 2:45      Equine Aftercare

                             Thoroughbred Charities of America, IFAR, Standardbred Retirement Foundation

     2:45 – 3:15      Congressional Panel

     3:15 – 3:30      Break  

3:30 – 5:00      Breakout Discussion Sessions

6:00 – 8:00      Congressional Reception

                        Decatur House, White House Historical Association

Wednesday, June 13 

9:00 – 5:00      Capitol Hill Visits/Congressional Ride-In

 

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