Thursday, Sept 15th 2016

 7:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Community Breakfast and Health Fair

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
New Attendee Welcome* Invitation Only Event

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Registration / Ticketing Open

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
NATIONAL TOWN HALL

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Money, Wealth and Disparities: Secrets of Success

11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
GENERAL SESSION LUNCHEON

11:30 AM – 7:00 PM
Exhibit Showcase

11:30 AM – 7:00 PM
Exhibit Showcase (Grand Opening 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM)

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
EMERGING LEADERS- POWER Luncheon

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM
Corporate Lounge Opening* Invitation Only – TENTATIVE

1:30 PM – 2:45 PM
D.C. Statehood

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Black Women Leaders Accessing Capital

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
From Catastrophe to Change: Stories of Economic Resilience in the Face of Natural Disaster

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Increasing Diversity in the Intelligence Community

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Is there space for Unity for African Americans and Hispanics in their quest for Civil Rights

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Our Prescription for the Future: Women, Violence and Gun Control

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Underground Railroad

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
CBC Spouses Essay Contest and Issue Forum

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Sitting In to Stand Up: How Activism Influences the Legislative Process

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
A Spoken Word on Civil Justice

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Domestic and International Energy Issues: The Past, Present and the Future

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Honorable A. Leon Higginbotham Memorial Voting Rights Braintrust

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Opportunities Through Engagement: Rebuilding U.S. – Cuba Relations after 50 Years of Failed Policy

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
EDUCATION BRAINTRUST: “Educating the Whole Child:

3:00 PM – 4:15 PM
Jobs Forum

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Black Principals: How to strengthen the leadership pipeline

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
The Movement: Reshaping the Criminal Justice System

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Transportation as a Civil Right

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Women in STEM: A Gender Gap to Innovation

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Haiti Forum

4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Responding to the Affordable Rental Housing Crisis

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Leadership Reception – Honoring Rep. G. K. Butterfield, Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus

8:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Gospel Extravaganza (Limited Capacity)

8:00 PM – 11:30 PM
Jazz Concert- 31st Anniversary Celebration

8:00 PM – 11:59 PM
Sojourner Truth Women’s Leadership Reception

9:00 PM – 1:00 AM
The Black Party* Ticketed Event

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