State & Territory Convening

America250 invites you to an in-person working session of core Semiquincentennial planning stakeholders in Washington, DC, from Tuesday, July 9 – Thursday, July 11, 2024.

Join us for a three-day planning effort – bringing together representatives of State and Territory Commissions, Federal agencies, national partners, and more – to roll up our sleeves and prepare for the next iteration of our national Playbook.  As we approach our Two-Year Count Up to 2026, we will share some exciting milestones and developments and identify resources that will facilitate a commemoration and celebration from Sea to Shining Sea.

Schedule

Tuesday, July 9

7p.m. to 9p.m. – Welcome Dinner at the Great Hall of the Library of Congress located at 10 First Street SE, Washington, DC 20003

Wednesday, July 10

9a.m. to 5p.m. – Working sessions at the Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center located at 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004

6:30p.m. to 9:30p.m. – Dinner at Flag Hall of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History located at 1300 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004

Thursday, July 11

9a.m. to 2p.m. – Working sessions at Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center located at 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004

Agenda

Confirmed presentations & panels include:

  • New national polling from FGS Global on public opinion around the Semiquincentennial.
  • Special updates on Federal Agencies’ Semiquincentennial plans, including:
    • Smithsonian Institution
    • Institute of Museum and Library Services
    • National Park Service
    • Library of Congress
    • National Archives and Records Administration
  • Remarks from featured speakers the Director of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Dr. Anthea Hartig
  • New presentations on America250’s national tentpole programs and updates from state and territory commissions.

Check back here for more updates & full agenda soon! 

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