• Registration and Travel

  • Preregistration for the Mid-Year Forum is now closed. Onsite registration will open on Wednesday, April 26th at 4:00pm. Visit our registration desk at the Renaissance Downtown in Washington, D.C.

    Registration Fees

    • No fee for Congressional Advocacy Day. 
    • Guests attending the CAD Dinner Briefing on Wednesday, April 26 must purchase a $50 dinner ticket.
    • Complimentary registration to all events for Academy members in training.
    • $200 for the Mid-Year Forum and/or the Council Meeting. Registration fee will be $250 after March 14 and onsite.
    • $50 for guest/spouse dinner ticket for banquet event on Thursday, April 27. Note: No charge to attendees registered for the Mid-Year Forum/or Council Meeting.
    • Attendees registered only for Congressional Advocacy Day must purchase a guest dinner ticket if they wish to attend the banquet event.

    Refund Policy: Refunds will be issued on the following schedule - received by April 7, 2017 – less $25 administrative fee; received after April 17, 2017 – no refund.


    Housing registratation is available.  The Mid-Year Forum 2017 will be held at the Renaissance Downtown in Washington, D.C.

    Travel Discounts

    • United Airlines - Book online or call United Meetings at 800.426.1122.
      Offer Box Code: ZXUF989449
    • Super Shuttle - Discounted rates from BWI, DCA and IAD to Downtown Washington DC Hotels.
      Discount Code: V9GP9


    The Academy reimburses some sponsored-attendee expenses, when submitted with original receipts and within 30 days. Learn how to request expense-reimbursement.


    Contact Liz Sharpe