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2018 ISEA Executive Summit

Sunday, May 6, 2018 - Tuesday, May 8, 2018

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About

 

ISEA’s Executive Summit is the association’s premier executive conference, bringing senior management together with industry and policy leaders, to join in thought-provoking discussions about driving industry-wide growth through effective policies.

Key Event Highlights:

  • Amy Walter, political analyst, National Editor of The Cook Political Report, past Political Director of ABC News
  • “Update on Transportation Construction Policy” with Jimmy Christianson, Vice President of Government Relations for AGC of America
  • “Update on the New Tax Law” with Kenneth Kies, Managing Director of the Federal Policy Group, former Chief of Staff of the Congressional Joint Committee on Taxation
  • “Nexus of National Security and Global Trade” Panel with Linda Dempsey, Vice President, International Economic Affairs, National Association of Manufacturers; and Samuel Visner, Director of the National Cybersecurity Federally Funded Research and Development Center (NCF), MITRE
  • “An Evening at George Washington’s Mount Vernon Mansion”, a private tour 
  • “Town Hall Meeting” with Howard Dean, former DNC Chairman and Governor, presidential candidate; and Steve Schmidt, political strategist and advisor to the 2008 presidential campaign of Senator John McCain 
  • Additional speakers to be announced

The 2018 Executive Summit program is designed to provide top-level policy briefings and a behind the scenes understanding of the policy battles that impact your organizations. This year, we’re honored to present political analyst, Amy Walter, national editor of The Cook Political Report, as our Executive Summit opening Keynote Speaker.

Amy Walter is known for her accurate, objective, and insightful political analysis with unparalleled access to campaign insiders and decision-makers. She is the former political director of ABC News. She is also a regular panelist on NBC’s Meet the Press, Fox News’ Special Report with Bret Baier, CBS’ Face the Nation, and provides political analysis for the PBS NewsHour.

Jimmy Christianson leads the Associated General Contractors of America’s government relations efforts in Washington D.C., both on Capitol Hill and at the federal regulatory and construction owner agencies.

Kenneth Kies is currently the Managing Director of the Federal Policy Group, an organization providing strategic and technical tax advice on tax policy matters. Mr. Kies has delivered significant legislative and regulatory results for his clients, which include major corporations, trade associations, and coalitions of companies with common objectives.

Linda Dempsey, Vice President, of International Economic Affairs with the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and Samuel Visner, Director of the National Cybersecurity Federally Funded Research and Development Center (NCF) from MITRE, will present on the “Nexus of National Security and Global Trade” Panel and Q&A Session.

ISEA is lining up other key policy leaders to speak about topics important to the PPE industry.

On the evening of May 7th, Executive Summit attendees are invited to a private and unique, behind-the-scenes tour of the Mount Vernon mansion, that will also include a guided tour of the Mount Vernon Rare Book and Manuscripts Room, a rich resource of rare books and documents related to George Washington, his family, and life at Mount Vernon. On the tour, George Washington Scholars will discuss General Washington’s military strategy and his political strategy for guiding the newly-formed nation.

On May 8th, the final day of the Executive Summit, don’t miss the “town-hall” style meeting with Howard Dean, former Democratic National Committee Chairman (2005-2009), 79th Governor of Vermont (1991-2003); and Steve Schmidt, a renowned political strategist, and advisor to the 2008 presidential campaign of Senator John McCain, providing insight into their respective parties and the current political climate, and taking your pressing questions.

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Agenda

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Evening

Welcome Reception and Dinner

Monday, May 7, 2018

Morning

"An Update on Washington Politics" - Amy Walter, National Editor, Cook Political Report

Morning

"Update on Transportation Construction Policy" - Jimmy Christianson, Vice President of Government Relations for AGC of America

Mid-Morning

“Nexus of National Security and Global Trade” Panel – Linda Dempsey, Vice President, International Economic Affairs, NAM, and Samuel Visner, Director of National Cybersecurity, MITRE

Noon

"Tax Law Update" – Ken Kies, Director, Tax Policy, Federal Policy Group

Evening

An Evening at Mount Vernon Mansion

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Morning

"Town Hall Meeting" with Howard Dean, Former DNC Chairman, presidential candidate and Governor; and Steve Schmidt, Republican campaign strategist and advisor

Speakers

Amy Walter

Political Analyst, National Editor, Cook Political Report
Over the past 19 years, Amy Walter has built a reputation as an accurate, objective, and insightful political analyst with unparalleled access to campaign insiders and decision-makers. Known as one of the best political journalists …Read More

Kenneth Kies

Kenneth Kies, Managing Director of the Federal Policy Group, former Chief of Staff of the Congressional Joint Committee on Taxation
Kenneth J. (Ken) Kies is Managing Director of the Federal Policy Group, LLC. The Federal Policy Group provides sophisticated strategic and technical tax advice on tax policy matters before the Congress, the U.S. Treasury Department, …Read More

Linda Dempsey

Vice President, International Economic Affairs, National Association of Manufacturers
Linda Menghetti Dempsey is the vice president of international economic affairs at the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). In this capacity, Ms. Dempsey leads the NAM’s efforts to improve the global competitiveness of manufacturers in …Read More

Samuel Visner

Director, National Cybersecurity, MITRE
Samuel S. Visner is the Director of the National Cybersecurity Federally Funded Research and Development Center (NCF), which MITRE manages in support of the NIST National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE). In this role, Visner oversees …Read More

Jimmy Christianson

Vice President of Government Relations for AGC of America
Jimmy Christianson leads the Associated General Contractors of America’s government relations efforts in Washington D.C., both on Capitol Hill and at the federal regulatory and construction owner agencies. During his seven years with the association, …Read More

Howard Dean

Chairman, Democratic National Committee (2005-2009), 79th Governor of Vermont (1991-2003), MSNBC Contributor
Dean’s groundbreaking campaign for the U.S. Presidency and subsequent four years as Chairman of the Democratic National Committee provided him with both an insider's view and a reformer's commitment to the economy, foreign trade policy …Read More

Steve Schmidt

Renowned Political Strategist and MSNBC Political Analyst
As a counselor to world leaders, CEOs, celebrities, and political movements over the past two decades, Steve Schmidt has played an influential role in American politics and helped navigate some of the most high-stakes corporate …Read More

Networking Events

"An Evening at Mount Vernon Mansion" Private Tour

On the evening of May 7th, Executive Summit attendees are invited to a private and unique, behind-the-scenes tour of the Mount Vernon mansion, that will also include a guided tour of the Mount Vernon Rare Book and Manuscripts Room, a rich resource of rare books and documents related to George Washington, his family, and life at Mount Vernon. On the tour, George Washington Scholars will discuss General Washington's military strategy and his political strategy for guiding the newly-formed nation.

Travel

Hotel Accommodations

 

 

Ritz Carlton Pentagon City, Arlington, VA
1250 South Hayes Street
Arlington, VA 22202 United States
Tel: 703-415-5000

ISEA Rate: $250 per night
Last day to book: 4/11/18

 

 

 

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Questions? Contact ISEA Member Services Manager Tanya Brosnan at tbrosnan@safetyequipment.org or call 703-525-1695

Details

Start:
May 6 08:00:00
End:
May 8 17:00:00
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Ritz Carlton Pentagon City
1250 South Hayes Street
Arlington, VA 22202
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