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2023 Academy Fall Meeting

November 01, 2023 @ 05:00:00 pm - November 03, 2023 @ 01:00:00 pm
Eastern Time (ET)

The 2023 Academy Fall Meeting will be held Wednesday, November 1 - Friday, November 3, 2023 in Washington, DC at the Grand Hyatt Hotel - 1000 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001. Registration is now open. This event will be fully in-person with an option to add a special Library of Congress tour.


Registration is now closed. If you are interested in attending, please contact Kaitlyn Blume -

  • November 1st Flemming Awards Ceremony Only: $0
  • Full conference: $350
  • Optional Library of Congress Tour Add-On: $40

More about the Arthur S. Flemming Awards:

The Academy is excited to host this year's Arthur S. Flemming Awards ceremony in partnership with the George Washington University Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration (TSPPPA). The awards will be presented by the Arthur S. Flemming Awards Commission to thirteen public servants from a number of federal agencies for performing outstanding service in the fields of applied science and engineering, basic science, leadership and management, legal achievement, and social science. Read more about this year's awardees.

More about the Library of Congress Tour:

Staff from the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress will lead a tour of the Thomas Jefferson Building. Approximately one hour long, this tour includes highlights of the 125 year old building on Capitol Hill. These highlights include the Main Reading Room, the Great Hall, the Kluge Center, Mahogany Row, the Thomas Jefferson Library, a copy of the Gutenberg Bible, and the Librarian’s Ceremonial Office. If not being used, the Congressional Members Room and Thomas Jefferson Reading Room will also be included on this tour. These areas are normally off-limits to public tours.

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Hotel and Travel:

The Academy has negotiated room rates at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.

Grand Hyatt
1000 H St NW
Washington, DC 20001

Please book by October 5th to secure the discounted rate.


Maps, Parking and Directions.

The Academy does not have a discount on parking. Metro use is encouraged. The hotel is connected to the Metro Center stop on the Red Line.


Pre-Meeting - Wednesday, November 1st: Academy Offices

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Academy Board Meeting (Academy Offices)

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

New Fellows Orientation (Academy Offices)

Wednesday, November 1st: Grand Hyatt Hotel - 1000 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001

5:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Welcome and Check-In

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Flemming Awards Reception

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Arthur S. Flemming Awards

7:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Post Award Reception

Thursday, November 2nd: Grand Hyatt Hotel

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 10:15 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Staats Lecture: Can Building a "Weather-ready Nation" Prepare us for Attaining a "Climate-resilient Nation?"

Featuring Dr. Louis Uccellini - Interviewed by Michael Keegan

10:15 – 10:30 a.m.


10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

PLENARY: Anticipating Future Shocks: Insights on Building a Resilient Government

11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch and Awards

Opening Speaker: Cristina Caballe

1:30 – 2:00 p.m.


2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

(Off-site) Library of Congress Tour

2:00 – 2:50 p.m.

Concurrent Breakout Session 1

3:00 – 3:50 p.m.

Concurrent Breakout Session 2

4:00 – 4:30 p.m.


4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

New Fellows Induction

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.


Friday, November 3rd: Grand Hyatt Hotel

7:45 – 8:15 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:15 – 9:15 a.m.

Academy Business Meeting

9:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Standing Panel Meetings

11:15 a.m. – 12:45 a.m.

Standing Panel Meetings

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch and Closing Webb Lecture

Featuring the Hon. William J. Walker

Thank You To Our Sponsors

We would like to thank the sponsors of this year's Fall Meeting for their generous support and unwavering commitment to the Academy's annual conference. Their invaluable contributions have played a pivotal role in making this event a resounding success, allowing us to bring together professionals from various fields to exchange knowledge and ideas. We are truly grateful for their continued partnership and dedication to our mission.

2023 Flemming Award Presenting Sponsor

Courtesy of Aubrey A. Stephenson, President, Federal Management Systems, Inc.

2023 Fall Meeting Presenting Sponsor

Government Executive Media Group LLC (GovExec)

Gold Tier Sponsors

National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO)

Silver Tier Sponsors

University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs

University of Southern California Sol Price School of Public Policy

Bronze Tier Sponsors

Taylor Strategies

Hagerty Consulting Inc

Texas A&M University's Bush School of Government & Public Service

Thursday, November 2nd Luncheon Sponsor

IBM Center for the Business of Government

Branded Lanyard Sponsor

University of Missouri Truman School of Government and Public Affairs

Conference App Sponsor

University of Kansas School of Public Affairs and Administration

Virtual Tote Bag Sponsors

University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs

Indiana University O'Neill School of Public and Environment Affairs

New Fellow Congratulatory Sponsors

George Washington University Trachtenberg School of Public Policy & Public Administration

The University of Oklahoma

University of Central Florida

Arizona State University Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions

University of Kansas School of Public Affairs and Administration

Montana State University

Cyber Threat Alliance

The Kauffman Foundation

University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service

University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs

Indiana University O'Neill School of Public and Environment Affairs

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