NFFE-IAM 2019 Legislative Conference May 6th to 8th in Washington, D.C.


2019 Legislative Week Issue Papers Available HERE!

The 2019 NFFE-IAM Legislative Conference begins Monday, May 6th and continues through May 8th.  The conference is hosted at the Hyatt Regency Washington, 400 New Jersey Ave, N.W., Washington, D.C., 20001.

The conference opens on Monday at 1:30 p.m. with International President Robert Martinez providing the keynote address to members.  On Tuesday and Wednesday, sessions are only held in the mornings to allow for lobbying time on Capitol Hill during the afternoons. Please schedule your lobby sessions for Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons, if possible.   

The schedule in brief for NFFE members:

Sunday May 5: NFFE informal welcome reception from 4 to 6 PM at O’Connell’s at 112 King Street,    Alexandria, VA 22314. Yellow/Blue line accessible; free trolley from King Street metro.  Email Steve Lenkart ( or Dave Stamey ( if you need additional assistance.   

Monday May 6: General session starts at 1:30 PM at the Hyatt, 400 New Jersey Ave, NW.  

Tuesday May 7: General session from 9 AM to Noon.  There is a brief Federal Employee Meeting after session at Noon in the same room. Hill visits in afternoon. 

  • NFFE will host its own ROOFTOP reception Tuesday 5 PM to 7 PM at NFFE HQ 1225 New York Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20005.  All members, spouses, staff and VIPs are invited! Please RSVP with the number of attendees for the NFFE reception to Brittany Holder at  

Wednesday May 8: Session from 9 AM to Noon.  Hill visits in afternoon. IAM closing reception in the evening at the Hyatt featuring great food and members of congress to mingle with.