2018 AUCD Trainee Summit

Sunday, April 22, 2018
2:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Washington, DC

On Sunday evening immediately before the Disability Policy Seminar, AUCD is hosting a special Trainee Policy Summit. Attendees will have exclusive access to Hill staffers and former trainees now working in policy, and learn from the experts how to best craft your message for Wednesday's Hill visits. An evening reception will provide a comfortable background for trainees to meet and network with over 200 peers from around the country.

For Whom: This event is exclusively for AUCD trainees and faculty and invited guests.

Where: Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel, Washington, DC. Room TBD

When: Sunday, April 22, 2018: 2:30-7:30pm ET

Cost: $0

Agenda: An agenda will be posted when available, along with homework & materials to help you prepare for your trip and Hill visits.


  • Watch the video below to learn more about the Seminar
  • Read this "Quick Start Guide to Educating Policy Makers"
  • Participate in a pre-DPS webinar to be better informed about the event and issues (date and registration TBD)

Trainee Policy Summit Registration: so we can have an accurate head count, please register for this free event.

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Note: you must register separately to attend the Disability Policy Seminar here.


If you have questions, contact Christine Grosso, Crystal Pariseau, or Christine Liao.


Wondering if DPS is right for you? Watch this short video to learn more!