Washington Conference

THE 22nd ANNUAL WASHINGTON CONFERENCE

 

 

TUESDAY, MAY 12 - WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2020

THE HILTON ALEXANDRIA OLD TOWN, VIRGINIA


REGISTRATION:

  • Member Rate: $70
  • Non-member Rate: $90
  • Guest Tickets: $25 each
    Guests will be able to attend any meal functions included in attendee ticket

 

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE REGISTRATION FORM.

 

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE:

Monday, 5/11:

  • Registration open in the evening

Tuesday, 5/12:

  • Breakfast
  • All day sessions
  • Evening reception

Wednesday, 5/13:

  • Breakfast
  • Hill visits

Thursday, 5/14:

  • Depart

 ** Schedule is subject to change

 

HOUSING:


Hilton Alexandria Old Town
1767 King Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Phone: +1-703-837-0440

Book your room here

A special block of rooms has been secured for the AMCA Washington Conference attendees at The Hilton Alexandria Old Town Hotel, AMCA's official headquarter hotel for the conference.

AMCA is pleased to offer the following AMCA room block discounted hotel rates for our attendees: Single/Double occupancy: $249.00 per room, per night

Room rates are in USD($) and DOES NOT include the state and hotel tax of 14.5% (subject to change).

The housing deadline is April 18, 2020. Please note that your reservation may be modified or cancelled up to 72 hours prior to arrival. If you would like to extend your stay outside of May 10-13 please contact the hotel directly.

 

INFORMATIONAL CONFERENCE CALL

GEARING UP FOR WASHINGTON

If you'd like to participate at the 2020 Washington Conference but are apprehensive about meeting with congressional offices, the AMCA will be hosting a conference call to answer questions and prepare you for a meaningful visit to D.C.

CALL DATE WILL BE SCHEDULED SOON!

 

2020 MENTORING PROGRAM

If you have been participating in the conference for a few years and are willing to share your knowledge and experience, please consider volunteering to mentor to a new attendee.

As a mentor you will:

  • Help set up Congressional appointments
  • Participate in informational sessions on Tuesday, May 12
  • Guide your mentee to the Hill
  • Join your mentee for at least the first couple of Hill visits

New members requesting assistance and potential mentors — contact Angela Beehler via email angela@mosquitocontrol.org or call 509-967-2414 to be paired up today!


POSITION PAPERS:

Topics of focus will be:

  • Securing funding for mosquito control efforts, innovative tools and methods.
  • The importance of public health mosquito and vector control 
  • Improving vector control capacity in the United States and territories
  • Endangered species act considerations – new listings and how mosquito control programs help protect wildlife

 

CENTRAL LIFE SCIENCES FELLOWSHIP TRAVEL STIPENDS:

MORE DETAILS WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON!

 

 

THANK YOU TO THE 2020 WASHINGTON CONFERENCE SPONSORS

       

 

SPONSORSHIP IS STILL AVAILABLE! CONTACT MEETINGS@MOSQUITO.ORG FOR DETAILS!

 

 

 

21st ANNUAL WASHINGTON CONFERENCE

2019 POSITION PAPERS:

pdf icon AMCA Legislative Issues
pdf icon
Endangered Species Act Considerations and Mosquito Control
pdf iconFunding Comprehensive Vector Control
pdf iconFunding for The Strengthening Mosquito Abatement Safety and Health Act (SMASH ACT)