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HillVets LEADCON

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Gallup

901 F Street Northwest

Please use the 9th St. Entrance

Washington, DC 20004

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Be the first to join us for an unconventional and timely forum on defense, veteran, and communications/media issues produced by fast-rising Veteran leaders participating in the HillVets LEAD program. Hear from senior policy and communications experts and weigh in on the issues!

Featuring:
The Honorable Chuck Hagel
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense and U.S. Senator

René Bardorf

Senior Vice President of Government and Community Relations at Wounded Warrior Project

Chris Stewart

Chairman and CEO at Gallup

Panelists:

Greg Jaffe
National Security Reporter, The Washington Post

Michèle Flournoy
Former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of WestExec Advisors, and former Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Center for a New American Security

Michael O’Hanlon
Senior Fellow - Foreign Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence
Director of Research - Foreign Policy

Dr. Daniel Taub
Associate Chief of Staff, Research & Development, VA Medical Center

Kayda Keleher
Associate Director of National Legislative Services at Veterans of Foreign Wars

Joe Plenzer
Director of Communications, Government and Community Relations at Wounded Warrior Project

RADM. John Kirby (Ret.)
CNN Analyst, Former State Department Spokesperson, Former Defense Department Spokesperson

Cami McCormick

Reporter at CBS News

Ken Falke

Founder and Chairman of Boulder Crest Retreat, Author - Struggle Well

& many others


Please enter on the 9th St. Entrance!

Schedule

1:00 pm: Workshop: Getting a job on Capitol Hill, tips from the pros and those that know

2:15 pm: The Translators: Who gets to tell the story of the U.S. Military and its Veterans?

3:15 pm: Modernizing The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA): Veterans Innovation Unit Experimental (VIUx)

4:20 pm: Sharpening the Edge: A Blueprint for America’s Future Military

5:05 pm: Leadership Panel

6:00 pm: A Reception Honoring Members of the 116th Congress Who Have Served

Come when you can, leave when you need to, or stay all day.

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901 F Street Northwest

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Washington, DC 20004

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