2024 Advocacy in Action Events Registration

2024 Advocacy in Action Events Registration
April 15-18, 2024
Multiple Locations
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Add to Calendar 04/15/2024 06:00 PM 04/18/2024 06:00 PM EDT 2024 Advocacy in Action Events Registration

MOAA's Advocacy in Action

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MOAA members from across the nation will gather in the Washington, D.C., area in mid-April for a variety of events, to include our annual Advocacy in Action (AiA) on Capitol Hill. 


From this page, you can access registration materials for AiA-related events, as well as the 2024 Board of Directors Meeting, the Council Presidents’ Seminar, and MOAA's annual awards ceremony. Before clicking the registration button above, please review the following:

  • The board meeting (and committee meetings) will take place at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington VA 22202. Please make all reservations through MOAA; do not make reservations or changes directly with the hotel.
  • You will receive a confirmation email when your reservation is complete.
  • Please be aware that participants attending the event may be photographed or recorded for MOAA products.


(COUNCIL AND CHAPTER LEADERS: Click here for travel guidance and other materials related to the Council Presidents' Seminar)


Schedule of Events

Monday, April 15 (Attire: Casual)

  • 12-5 p.m.: Registration and Partners/Exhibitors, Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Foyer (B Level)
  • 5-8 p.m.: Council Presidents Icebreaker and Buffet Dinner, Hyatt Regency EF Ballroom (B Level)

Tuesday, April 16 (Attire: Business)

  • 7-9:30 a.m.: Buffet Breakfast, Hyatt Regency Washington Room and Regency Pre-Function (B Level)
  • 9:30-11:30 a.m.: Partner Presentations for Council Presidents, Washington Room (B Level)
  • 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m.: Lunch Buffet, Washington Room and Regency Pre-Function (B Level)
  • 1:30-3:30 p.m.: Advocacy in Action Preparation Training, Regency EF (B Level)
  • 4-4:15 p.m.: Load Buses, Hotel Lobby (Main Entrance)
  • 4:40-5:15 p.m.: Buses to Capitol Hill
  • 5:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m.: MOAA Award Ceremony, Location TBA
  • 7:30-8:15 p.m.: Buses to Hyatt Regency
  • 8:30-10 p.m.: Refreshments, Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Room (Rooftop; Press "R" on Elevator) 

Wednesday, April 17 (Attire: Business)

  • 6-7:30 a.m.: Buffet Breakfast, Hyatt Regency Washington Room (B Level)
  • 7:30 a.m.: Load Buses, Depart for Capitol Hill
  • 8:30 a.m.: Group Photo, Capitol Hill (Garfield Circle Area)
  • 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.: Advocacy Appointments With Members of Congress, House and Senate office buildings
  • 9 a.m.-3 p.m.: Break Room/MOAA Lounge at Top of the Hill (TOTH, 1 Constitution Ave., Washington, D.C.)
  • 11 a.m.-2 p.m.: Lunch Service Available, Top of the Hill
  • 3:30-4 p.m.: Buses Depart for Hyatt Regency, Top of the Hill and Peace Circle (100 Pennsylvania Ave. SW)
  • 6-9 p.m.: Advocacy in Action Dinner, Regency EF (B Level). Guest Speaker: Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-Pa.)

Thursday, April 18 (Attire: Casual)

  • 6-8:30 a.m.: Buffet Breakfast, Hyatt Regency Washington Room (B Level)
  • 7-8:15 a.m.: Council Presidents Only Breakfast, Hyatt Regency Jefferson Room (Third Level)
  • 7:30-8:30 a.m.: Surviving Spouse Advisory Breakfast with President/CEO, Hyatt Regency Kennedy Room (Third Level)
  • 9 a.m.-4 p.m.: Council Presidents Seminar, Regency EF (B Level). Event includes President/CEO Opening Remarks, Vice President panel, Lunch break (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.), Communications Awards/Levels of Excellence presentations and photos


Questions? Email Lt. Col. Suzanne Walker, USA (Ret), at suzannew@moaa.org for further guidance or assistance.

Event Schedule