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Welcome to the 2022 Leadership Conference, The Future of Possible! 

National Children's Alliance is pleased to present a three-day hybrid conference experience, June 6-8. Join us in-person in Washington, DC or virtually. All plenary sessions will be livestreamed and all breakout sessions will pre-recorded or live. 

As a conference attendee, you can select from over 48 workshops. All of the live conference sessions will take place on June 6-8, in addition to the awards ceremony on June 3rd. If you happen to miss a live session, no problem! Each live session will be recorded and available on-demand until September 30, 2022. 

Our 2022 Leadership Conference would not be possible without the support of our sponsors and exhibitors. Please take a moment to explore the Virtual Town Square and exhibit booths to learn more about these special organizations. 

We're here to support you throughout your virtual conference experience. If you're having problems, please review our FAQ Page for additional information, visit the Leadership Conference Community to post a question, or email us for support. Please take a moment to explore our conference website and learn more about your virtual conference experience. 

COVID-19 Policies for the In-Person Conference


All participants at the in-person 2022 Leadership Conference are required to be fully vaccinated per the CDC Guidelines*. This requirement applies to everyone attending, whether a presenter, attendee, exhibitor, staff, guest, or vendor. Proof of vaccination will be required on site. Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination means documentation that the individual is at least two weeks past the full primary two-injection course of the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccines or a single shot of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Consistent with CDC guidance, National Children's Alliance also strongly encourages all attendees to receive a booster dose once eligible.

Masks are required in the meeting space at all times except while eating, drinking, or actively presenting. 

National Children's Alliance may change, update, or add to these requirements at any time to best protect the health and safety of attendees and others, and attendees must comply with relevant policies and requirements as communicated by National Children's Alliance. 

 *Any individual seeking a documented medical exemption from this requirement should contact our conference organizer. 

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Don't miss your chance to join us for the 2022 Leadership Conference, with over 48 workshops and keynote speakers. 

The registration fee is $650 for members and $700 for non-members that register before by April 30,2022. After April 30, 2022 the registration fee is $700 for members and $750 for non-members. 

Tuition includes entry to all of the conference sessions, awards ceremony, membership meeting, networking opportunities, and conference participant materials.

Conference attendees will have access to the virtual conference site and workshops until September 30, 2022!

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Virtual Hill Day

Join NCA's Government Affairs Department for a LIVE pre-conference Hill Day prep session on June 1st or in-person on June 6th.

Educating and advocating our elected officials in Washington on CACs and the kids we serve is critical to helping them better understand the role they play in helping kids and families heal. During this session we will discuss current legislative proposals impacting CACs, and help participants prepare for their upcoming meetings with their US Representatives and US Senators.

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Conference Certificate

Attendees (In-person & Virtual) must complete at least 30 minutes of each workshop and complete the short workshop evaluation at the conclusion of each session they attend to receive credit. In-person conference attendees will have access to workshop eval for sessions they attend in-person within 2-4hrs after the session is complete. All attendees can access the workshop evals from the session page and their conference certificate by clicking the certificate button below or from the main navigation menu. 

All conference attendees must complete their workshop evaluations by September 30, 2022. Conference attendees will not have access to workshops or workshop evaluations after September 30, 2022, and the conference certificate will only include credit for completed workshop evaluations. 

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Exhibit Hall Raffle

Visit the Town Square and exhibit booths for your chance to win a FREE 2023 Conference Registration. 

Simply download the prize card and follow the instructions. The winner will be drawn during the LIVE Closing Keynote on Wednesday, June 8th at 11:15am EDT.

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Travel to Washington DC

Three major airports serve the Washington, D.C. area: Ronald Regan Washington National Airport (DCA), Dulles International Airport (IAD), Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI). 

Of the three airports, Reagan National Airport is the closest and travel to the conference hotel by taxi, rideshare, or Metro (Washington’s subway system) is simple. Dulles and BWI airports are approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour from the conference hotel; private shuttles or private transportation is recommended when flying into these airports. 

Conference Venue and Accommodations

The Renaissance Washington D.C. Downtown Hotel, located at 999 9th Street NW, is home to Leadership Conference 2022. All conference sessions will be at the hotel which is centrally located in Penn Quarter, adjacent to the Washington Convention Center and within 2 blocks of the Metro, Chinatown, numerous restaurants and entertainment on 7th and H Streets. 

A block of rooms has been set up at the Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel and the Courtyard Washington Downtown/Convention Center at the federal rate per night plus tax for single and double occupancy.

On April 29, 2022 the credit card on file for the reservation will be charged a 1-night non-refundable deposit. Please ensure that the credit card information provided is up to date; in case the deposit required cannot be collected, your reservation(s) will be cancelled. 

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