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We are excited about the upcoming NAADAC 2023 Advocacy in Action Conference & Hill Day! This year's Advocacy in Action Conference is a hybrid conference.

All sessions on March 8 will be livestreamed and available for access by our virtual attendees! These sessions will also be available to be viewed on demand by virtual and in-person registrants about three days after the conference.

Are you attending virtually or in person? Please be sure to check your confirmation email to confirm whether you registered to attend virtually or in person! 

Virtual Attendees 

About a week before the conference, you will be emailed instructions about how to access the livestream on March 8. 

In-Person Attendees 

Don't forget to book your hotel!

Hotel Information

Book your room with us today to secure your group rate for the hybrid NAADAC 2023 Advocacy in Action Conference & Hill Day!

Bethesda Marriott
5151 Pooks Hill Road
Bethesda, MD 20814
301.897.9400

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Shuttle Information

A motorcoach will provide transportation for attendees of the Hill Day on March 9, 2023. It will depart at 8:00 AM from the Bethesda Marriott at 5151 Pooks Hill Road and head to the U.S. Capitol building.  After dropping off guests, the motorcoach will stay on the Capitol premises until 1:00 PM when it will return to the Bethesda Marriott to drop off anyone who has finished their Capitol Hill visits.  It will return to the Capitol to pick up additional guests at 3:00 PM and then make a final 5:00 PM departure from the Capitol back to the hotel.

Schedule

8:00 AM - Depart Bethesda Marriott, arrive at Capitol Hill

1:00 PM - Depart Capitol Hill, drop guests at Bethesda Marriott, and return to Capitol Hill

3:00 PM - Depart Capitol Hill, drop guests at Bethesda Marriott, and return to Capitol Hill

5:00 PM - Depart Capitol Hill, drop guests at Bethesda Marriott. 

The motorcoach is equipped with restrooms and wi-fi.


How Do I Get CEs?

To earn CE Certificates for attending the various sessions, you will need to complete an online evaluation and pass the one-question attendance verification quiz for each session. The links to access the CE quizzes will be made available on the NAADAC website on the first day of the conference.

CE instructions coming soon...

Want More Advocacy Training?

Watch these on-demand sessions anytime to review current legislation, explore ways to build relationships for long-term advocacy, and watch mock-Hill Day meetings with advocacy experts from past conferences!

Advocacy Trainings

Advocacy 101 Training

The 2021 Advocacy in Action Conference featured a special Advocacy 101 training presented by NAADAC Co-Chairs Sherri Layton, LCDC, CCS, and Michael Kemp, NCAC I, ICS, CSAC, CSW and featuring The Honorable Alan Wheat, Former Member of Congress from Missouri, for a mock-Hill visit. Due to overwhelming request from the attendees of the conference, we are making the session available for all to view!  


Advocacy 201 Training

The 2022 Advocacy in Action Conference featured Advocacy 201, presented by NAADAC Public Policy Committee Co-Chairs Sherri Layton, LCDC, CCS, and Michael Kemp, NCAC I, ICS, CSAC, CSW and featuring Former Member of U.S. House of Representatives (D-MO), for a mock-Hill visit. This informative session is available for all to view! Watch the session anytime to review current legislation, explore ways to build relationships for long term advocacy, and watch a mock Hill Day meeting with advocacy experts!