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All events will take place at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center unless otherwise noted. 


Agenda subject to change

Monday
March 23

Session / Speakers

8:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Registration/Information/Cyber Cafe

8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
US Department of Agriculture Listening Session

8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
US Department of Education Funding Session
10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
Federal Funding Opportunities

Noon - 1:30 pm

Opening Lunch Plenary
"20 Years of HSI Funding: Lessons Learned and Future Steps"

1:30 - 1:45 p.m.

Break

1:45 - 3:00 p.m.

Early Afternoon Session 
"The Higher Education Act Reauthorization: Issues and Implications for HSIs in 114th Congress"

3:00 - 3:15 p.m.

Coffee Break

3:15 - 4:30 p.m.

Late Afternoon Session
"The Budget's Impact on HSIs: Appropriations for FY 2016"

4:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Distribute Meeting Folders

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Student Advocacy 101

6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

HACU Alumni (HAA) Reception (additional registration required)

Tuesday
March 24

 

8:00 - Noon

Registration/Information/Cyber Cafe

8:00 - 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Questions and Answers for Legislative Hill Day (LOGISTICS)

9:00 - 10:15 a.m.

Plenary
"Federal Funds Accountability"

10:15 - 11:15 a.m.

Questions and Answers for Capitol Hill Overview (Box Lunches will be provided)

11:30 a.m.

Buses leave hotel for Capitol Hill Visits (one way transportation only)

Noon - 4:00 p.m.

Capitol Hill Visits

4:30 - 5:15 p.m.

Post-Capitol Hill Debriefing Session
Location : to be determined

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Capitol Hill Reception 
"Celebrating 20 Years of Hispanic Higher Education and Honoring our Champions in Congress"
Location: 345 Cannon, Washington, DC 20515 (Cannon Caucus Room)