Conference Registration is now open!  Just click https://register.eventmobi.com/Alliance2017 to register on-line.  Please note that our new registration system is designed for credit card payment. If you need pay by check through a state or university payment system, instructions for generating a registration confirmation for submission to your payment system are provided at the registration site.  A note of caution, watch carefully for the red words Promo Code just above the registration selections.  Click on these words to get the box into which you enter the promo code to claim the early bird discount.

Optional:  Night Tour of DC Monuments

A night tour of monuments in the DC area is planned for Wednesday evening, September 6.  This is a separately billed item, NOT INCLUDED IN REGISTRATION.  The tour event will accommodate 64 people. If you would like to participate in the DC by Night Tour send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You will receive a digital invoice for credit card payment for this tour. The price is $40 per person.  Buses will leave the hotel at 6:30 p.m. and return at 10:30 p.m. Each bus has an expert guide and will provide time to get off for pictures and views at the monuments. The smaller group setting provides for great information and a relaxed tour.

Hotel information for 2017:  Guest reservation cut-off date is August 17, 2017. The conference rate is not available after this date. Here is the link to make your room reservations at the Alexandria Old Town Hilton: http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/D/DCAOTHF-SWR-20170905/index.jhtml. The hotel's front desk number is (703) 837-0440.  The Group Name for the conference is "SWR".  The conference room rate is $169 per night and is available from Sept. 3 through Sept. 10 for those coming to the pre-conference session and remaining for the board meeting.

Want to exhibit or be a sponsor for the conference?  Check out the opportunities at   pdf 2017 Conference Sponsorships . Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 605-939-0893 for assistance or details.

The National Workforce Registry Alliance conference for 2017 will be hosted in Old Town Alexandria, VA, September 5 through September 9, 2017.  The conference site is the Hilton Alexandria Old Town at 1767 King Street in Alexandria, VA.The Hilton Alexandria Old Town sits just 15 minutes and 2 Metro stops from Reagan National Airport, and steps from the King Street Metro and Alexandria Amtrak Station. The Hilton Alexandria Old Town is also 20 minutes from the DC Convention Center, and the monuments, museums, and power centers of Washington, D.C. Get around easily with Alexandria's free King Street Trolley and Water Taxi to the National Harbor and Georgetown.

The Hilton Alexandria Old Town sits just 15 minutes and 2 Metro stops from Reagan National Airport, and steps from the King Street Metro and Alexandria Amtrak Station. The Hilton Alexandria Old Town is also 20 minutes from the DC monuments, museums, and power centers of Washington, D.C. Get around easily with Alexandria's free King Street Trolley and Water Taxi to the National Harbor and Georgetown.

We look forward to seeing you in the fall of 2017.

Conference schedule outline:  The conference is slated to begin at mid-day on Tuesday, September 5, with a working forum on data and policy in early childhood education.  The conference will formally open on Wednesday morning, September 6, and continue through mid-day on Friday, September 8.  The Board of Directors for the Alliance will meet on Saturday, September 9.  Watch for schedule details in early June.

Preliminary Schedule Outline

Tuesday

September 5

Wednesday

September 6

Thursday

September 7

Friday

September 8

 Saturday

September 9

Preconference Session

A focused working afternoon for registry administrators

Conference Full Day

Conference Full Day

Conference half day

Board Meeting

1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

8:00 a.m. to noon

8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

No meals

Breakfast & break

Breakfast & break

Breakfast & break

 

 

Optional

Night Tour of DC Monuments

If you would like to participate in the DC by Night Tour send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You will receive a digital invoice for credit card payment for this tour. The price is $40 per person.

Thursday

Networking Reception, Exhibits and Alliance Auction in the Grand Ballroom