Who Should Attend?
You! NextGen is comprised of new, growing and motivated Generation X and Y leaders in government. There are sessions for everyone, including a track for the greener newbies in government. There is also a track for those who are moving up the ranks in government and seeking higher purpose and skills. If you're in government and you want to make positive change happen, innovate with purpose, and make the most of your career - NextGen is the place to be! You'll be joined by peers in over 50 agencies, such as DoD, HUD & HHS, as well as govies from state and local governments.
How Do I Get Approval To Attend?
It’s not too tough, hundreds of your peers are doing it! First, take a few tips from the ‘Approval Toolkit’ – it includes an Official Justification Letter, how the sessions are mapped to OPM’s ECQ’s and MANY more ways to “pitch” this optimal training summit to your supervisor. Keep in mind, this is a great opportunity for you to grow your career and make you a better public servant…don’t miss out!
The 2015 training schedule is currently being created - the topics and lay-out are posted. You can also view the 2014 NextGen training schedule here. The 2015 schedule, similar to the 2014 schedule, maps to OPM ECQs, and includes many favorites: Leading from your Level, Project Management, Creating Innovation in Government, Powerful Presentations, Managing WorkLife Balance, among many others. Of course, there are some changes to the schedule to ensure it is up to date and including all the needs you require. You can also view past speakers here.
Will I Receive Training Credits? GovLoop is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.
Who Can Register?
Registration is on a first come first served basis and is open to emerging and seasoned leaders in government, academia, non-profit and government contractors. There is a cap on the number of government contractors, so register today if you are interested in obtaining one of these limited slots. When it is all said and done there will be a room full of 500+ emerging leaders in government ready for more inspiration, education and meeting new peers.
How Do I Process the Payment?
Scroll up and you'll find the various registration categories. Select the one that fits you best and continue to fill out the form on the next screen. If you are a government employee, student or government fellow please select the government registration rate; everyone else please use the general registration rate.
Paying Without a Credit Card?
If you'd like to process payment without using a credit card, click the "show other payment options" link under the "Order Now" button. From there, you can pay offline. Once your registration is processed an invoice will be sent to you via email and mail within 72 hours. If your payment & paperwork are not received prior to 7/10/2015 your registration will be automatically cancelled. To submit your SF182 forms, email NextGen.
What Are the Registration Fees?
Refer to the table below, rates change based on date range and attendee classification. All registration fees include two day's of training, two continental breakfasts and two lunch buffets.
|Gov't Group Rate||Gov't Rate||Non-Gov't Rate|
|Super Early Bird (11/1/14 - 1/31/15)||-||$675.00||-|
|Early Bird (2/1/15 - 6/13/15)||$685.00||$785.00||$1,025.00|
|General (6/14/15 - 7/20/15)||$775.00||$875.00||$1,300.00|
Is There a Group Rate?
The Group Rate is applicable to groups of 5 or more people; the larger the group the bigger the discount. To properly obtain the group rate, full group registration must be processed at one time. For more information, or have a special circumstance, check the website or send an email to NextGen.
Do you Allow Badge Sharing or Have One Day Passes?
Badge sharing is not permitted. If you're only able to attend one day, please be sure to purchase the one day pass. One day passes can not be combined with other discounts. One day passes are sold for $475 each. To purchase, please email NextGen.
How do I get to the Renaissance DC Downtown Hotel?
The Renaissance DC Downtown Hotel is accessible via metro or car. Metro: Determine which stop is most convenient for you. The following two stops are within two blocks of the hotel: Gallery Place (Green, Yellow & Red) and Metro Center (Orange, Blue, Silver, & Red). By Car: There are parking garages in the near by area or you can pay $28/day for self-parking on the hotel premises. For directions click here.
Where Should I Stay?
There is a room block available at the Renaissance DC Downtown Hotel. Click here to book your stay.
THE FINE PRINT
Reasonable accommodations will be provided to any registrant requesting communication accommodations, the request must be made no later than June 27th. NextGen supports all of its attendees and will provide the proper assistance to ensure everyone can communicate and learn. If available, slides will be sent in advance to any registrant who requests them for pre-screening purposes. Notify the event director with any requests.
NextGen is a place to learn, so be sure you're comfortable to do that. Many people are in business casual attire, however some do wear jeans and a nice shirt.
All general sessions are on the record, unless otherwise stated. The breakout sessions are not for attribution, unless specifically authorized to do so by the speaker. If you are a speaker and have a specific policy for the summit to adhere to, please let the event director know immediately.
NextGen is dedicated to providing a harassment-free training experience for everyone, [regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion]. We do not tolerate harassment of summit participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any summit venue, including talks. Summit participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the summit [without a refund] at the discretion of the summit organizers.
Cancellations must be made in writing and submitted prior to July 11th for a full refund. Any cancellations made after July 11th are non-refundable; however substitutions are accepted. Any person who does not attend will be charged the full registration fee. Please submit your written cancellation to the event director with a time stamp, attendees full name, order number and registration fee. Any off-line registrations, to be paid by invoice, that are not paid by July 17th will result in an automatic cancellation. To process payment on an invoice contact the accounting department on the invoice or email the event director immediately. Any cancellation, refund questions, or concerns may be directed towards the Megan Dotson, Event Director, at 202.407.7408 or via email.
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