We hope to see you at Resilience, The Corps Network 2019 National Conference! Unless otherwise noted, most Conference-related activities will take place at the Fairmont Washington, DC. Exact room locations to be announced. Schedule is subject to change.


Saturday, Feb. 9 (Pre-Conference)

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Critical Mentoring Workshop Culpeper
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Core Skills Mastery Workshop Culpeper
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Happy Hour, sponsored by Cigna TBA


Sunday, February 10

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
(For those attending morning sessions)
Ballroom Foyer
9:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. EAP/OYSI Meeting
(Invitation Only)
Corpsmember of the Year Orientation
(Invitation Only)
Public Lands Service Coalition Meeting Culpeper
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Emerging Corps Training Session Imperial II
12:00 p.m. Lunch Break
12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. State and Local Projects Coalition: Kick-Off Meeting Culpeper
Environmental Stewardship Evaluation Meeting Roosevelt
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Conference Opening Session Grand Ballroom
5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. National Park Service Regional Meetings Note: The NPS Regional Meetings have been cancelled due to scheduling issues related to the Government Shutdown.
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Legacy Award Reception
(Cash Bar & H’ors Deurves)
Colonnade Room
8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Hospitality Suite Magnolia Suite (Room 752)


Monday, February 11


8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Ballroom Foyer
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. PLENARY
Why Resilience Matters
Grand Ballroom
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Break Grand Ballroom
10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Workshop Block I
Diversity Joint Venture: Increasing Opportunities for Women and People of Color in the Conservation Workforce Culpeper
Apprenticeships: What’s the Hype and What Does it Mean for Corps? Latrobe
Disaster Resiliency Beyond Response: Strategy Discussion Longworth
Best Practices for Staff Support & Development Roosevelt
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Lunch Ballroom Foyer
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. PLENARY
The Moving Forward Initiative Presents: Developing and Utilizing a Racial Equity Lens in Our Work
Grand Ballroom
1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Break Ballroom Foyer
1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Workshop Block II
Unpacking the Moving Forward Initiative Plenary with Dr. Heather Hackman Roosevelt
Regional Scale Corps Partnerships Culpeper
Disaster-Proofing Your Corps Imperial II
The National Park Service & Corps Partnerships Longworth
Preparing Young Adults for Entry and Advancement in High Demand and High Growth Career Sectors Latrobe
2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Break Ballroom Foyer
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. PLENARY
Partnership for the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps Annual Meeting
Grand Ballroom
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Decade of Fire, Documentary Screening & Discussion with the Director Atlantic Plumbing Company
807 V Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Hospitality Suite Magnolia Suite (Room 752)


Tuesday, February 12

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Ballroom Foyer
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Annual Business Meeting – Members of TCN Only Grand Ballroom
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. PLENARY
Building Resilient Communities through National Service
Grand Ballroom
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Break Ballroom Foyer
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Workshop Block III
Putting Equity in the Center at Your Organization Roosevelt
The National Park Foundation’s Love Your Park Initiative Longworth
Best Practices for Managing the Public Lands Corps Hiring Authority Latrobe
Customer Service Excellence Training: Corpsmembers Transition to Placement Services Culpeper
11:45 a.m.  Lunch Buffet Grand Ballroom
1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Workshop Block IV
Environmental Activism Employment & Entrepreneurship Culpeper
Post-Program Tracking and Alumni Engagement Roosevelt
The United States Forest Service Resource Assistants Program Latrobe
Access for All: A Review of the Federal Accessibility Requirements for Trails & Recreation Imperial II
Barriers and Opportunities for Civic Engagement and Education Longworth
2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Break
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Workshop/Meeting Block V
New Lens: Rethinking Resilience Longworth
Metaphors Cultivating Healing & Post-Traumatic Growth Culpeper
Recreational Trail Program Innovative Practices & Technologies Roosevelt
Cross-Age Peer Mentoring Program Design: Corpsmembers as Mentors Latrobe
5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m Friends of National Service Awards & Dinner Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, Regency Ballroom
400 New Jersey Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001
9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Hospitality Suite Magnolia Suite (Room 752)



Wednesday, February 13


8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Awards Ceremony & Breakfast Capitol Hill Rayburn Building Room 2261 Independence Ave SW
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Corps Network 2019 Hill Day Capitol Hill