2024 National Conference (more info)

Many Teams, One Mission

This year's conference theme is, "Many Teams, One Mission" and highlights CERT’s ability to be flexible as a community resource as well as being inclusive to all community members.


Schedule

See below for the tentative schedule of the conference sessions. The conference program will be available for download closer to the date of the conference.

Monday, July 22, 2024

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm: CERT Advocacy Day at Capitol Hill (must RSVP)

Tuesday, July 23, 2024
8:00 am - 11:00 am: Opening Plenary
11:00 am - 11:30 am: Break with Sponsors and Exhibitors
11:30 am - 1:30 pm: Plated Lunch
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm: Break Sponsors and Exhibitors
2:15 pm - 3:30 pm: Breakout Session 1
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm: Break with Sponsors and Exhibitors
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm: Breakout Session 2
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Welcome Reception at Capitol Hill (must RSVP)

Wednesday, July 24, 2024
8:00 am - 9:15 am: Breakout Session 3
9:15 am - 9:30 am: Break with Sponsors and Exhibitors
9:30 am - 10:45 am: Breakout Session 4
10:45 am - 11:00 am: Break with Sponsors and Exhibitors
11:00 am - 12:15 pm: Breakout Session 5
12:15 pm - 2:15 pm: Lunch (on your own)
2:15 pm - 3:30 pm: Breakout Session 6
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm: Break
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm: Breakout Session 7

Thursday, July 25, 2024
8:00 am - 9:15 am: Breakout Session 8
9:15 am - 9:30 am: Break with Sponsors and Exhibitors
9:30 am - 10:45 am: Breakout Session 9
10:45 am - 11:00 am: Break with Sponsors and Exhibitors
11:00 am - 12:15 pm: Breakout Session 10
12:15 pm - 2:15 pm: Lunch (on your own)
2:15 pm - 3:30 pm: Breakout Session 11
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm: Break
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm: Breakout Session 12


Friday, July 26, 2024
8:00 am - 9:15 am: Breakout Session 13
9:15 am - 9:30 am: Break with Sponsors and Exhibitors
9:30 am - 10:45 am: Breakout Session 14
10:45 am - 11:00 am: Break with Sponsors and Exhibitors
11:00 am - 12:15 pm: Breakout Session 15
12:15 pm - 2:15 pm: Lunch (on your own)
2:15 pm - 3:30 pm: Breakout Session 16
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm: Break
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm: Breakout Session 17








Hotels

There are many hotels near the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. NCA currently has agreements with two hotels to offer special conference rates:


Other nearby hotels within walking distance (no special conference rate)

  • Westin Washington, DC Downtown
  • Hampton Inn DC Convention Center
  • Grand Hyatt Washington
  • Holiday Inn Express Washington, DC Downtown
  • Washington Marriot at Metro Center


Additional Conference Resources