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All Tuesday and Wednesday sessions are at the Willard Hotel unless otherwise noted.

Monday, August 27, 2018

8:30 am

Behind-the-Scenes Excursion to the Library of Congress

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

Special White House Tour

Evening Opening Ceremony Event at the Lincoln Memorial

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

9:00 am – 10:45 am 

  • General Session
    • Presidential History and Memory: Negotiating Narratives across Time and Space

11:00 am – 12:15 pm

  • Breakout Session A
    • Lineage and Legacy: The Stories of Presidential Descendants 
  • Breakout Session B
    • Fostering Leadership through Education Technology 

Lunch

  • Lunch A Speaker: Dr. William Seale
  • Lunch B Speaker: Chef Roland Mesnier

2:15 pm – 4:00 pm

  • General Session
    • Digitization: Common Problems, Separate Solutions

Evening Event

  • The White House in Movies and on Television at the Kennedy Center in partnership with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the Motion Picture Association of America, moderated by David M. Rubenstein. 

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

9:00 am – 10:45 am

  • General Session
    • Presidents and the Press Throughout History

11:00 am – 12:15 pm

  • Breakout Session A
    • Inclusive Presidential History
  • Breakout Session B
    • Philanthropy, Fundraising, and Outreach in a Rapidly Changing Environment

Lunch

  • Lunch A Speaker: Chef Roland Mesnier
  • Lunch B Speaker: Dr. William Seale

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

  • General Session
    • Civics Education and Presidential Sites at the National Archives 

Evening Event

  • Very Special Event to be Announced

Thursday, August 30, 2018

8:00 am – 10:00 am 

  • Morning Event
    • Continental Breakfast and Connections: Staying in Touch in the Future at the White House Historical Association’s Carriage House 
    • Announcing the next Presidential Sites Summit

10:30 am

Behind-the-Scenes Excursion to the National Cathedral 

Note About Behind-the-Scenes Excursion

Behind-the-Scenes Excursions are optional, but registration is required. Space is limited. Be sure to sign up for these during the registration process.