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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Opening Reception

Sponsor by Great Clips

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Sponsor Coffee

Sponsor by: Fame

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 am

What's Happening in the States: A Review of 2020 State Legislative and Regulatory Activity

Presented by: Brian Newman, Abington Strategies, LLC; Michael Halmon, American Institute of Beauty; and Charles R Riser Jr., co-CEO & co-Founder of THE TEMPLE Frederick: A Paul Mitchell Partner School

8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Session 1: AACS Federal Legislative Priorities 2020!

Presented by: Neal Heller, Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers and GRC Chairman; Katherine Brodie, Duane Morris LLC

9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Session 2: Lights, Camera, Action! Hill Day Role Playing & Talking Point Review

Kristina Gill, Duane Morris and Dana Persico, The Long Island Nail, Skin & Hair Institute

10:15 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

Sponsor Coffee Break

Sponsor by: Fame

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Session 3: Seated Lunch and Keynote Speaker

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Session 4: Using Social Media Effectively in Grassroots Advocacy - Get Social Today!

Presented by: Brooke Baran, Baran Strategy & Communications

1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Sponsor Coffee Break

Sponsor by: Milady

1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Session 5: Congressional Experts Panel Discussion

Presented by: Katherine Valle, Senior Policy Advisor for Chairman Scott and Alex Ricci, Senior Staff for Virgina Foxx

2:00 p.m. -2:45 p,m.

Session 6: Hill Day Talking Points Review and Q&A

Presented by: AACS Government Relations Committee and Duane Morris LLC

2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Sponsor Coffee Break

Sponsor by: Milady

3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Session 7: 2020 Election Update

Presented by: TC Wolfe, New Century

4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

PAC Reception

You must have on record or signed in advance an AACS PAC Approval Form to be able to attend this PAC reception. For additional information or to receive a form please email: Cristina@beautyschools.org
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Meet Lobby for Capitol Hill Day Transportation

Coffee Sponsor by: Milady

Meet in the lobby for bus transportation for Hill Day.
7:30 a.m.

Morning Breakfast and Debrief

8:00 a.m.
Schedule is subject to change at any time without notice.

Meet the Speakers

Registration Rates

Member Registration

*Members save $25 per person when registering 3 or more attendees

Non-Member Registration


Hill Day Pass Only


*This includes transportation and reception only for March 26, 2020

Hotel Info

Washington Hilton
Washington, D.C.

1919 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20009

The AACS group rate is $299.00/per night (Tuesday–Saturday) not including tax. The deadline for reservations is March 2, 2020.

Don’t fall victim to a scam. Neither the hotel nor a third-party organizer will contact you to book your hotel room.

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