Tuesday, March 13

Washington 101
Independence Ballroom

Prepare for Your Congressional Visit

Become a pro in rental housing advocacy by learning the Who's and How's of grassroots advocacy from renowned advocacy expert, Bradford Fitch. Whether you're a first timer or a seasoned attendee, Brad and other experts will prepare you for your Congressional visit and arm you with meaningful tools to take to the Hill as well as back home.

Issues Briefing & Orientation
Independence Ballroom

Learn the Issues

NAA's lobbyists and issue experts take a deep dive into the issues currently facing the rental housing industry, making even the most nuanced policy issues digestible for all attendees. You will be seated by region in order to hone your newly minted advocacy skills. You will leave with the tools and confidence to convey how potential federal legislation stands to impact you and the industry.

Keynote Speaker: Kevin "Kal" Kallaugher
Independence Ballroom

Kevin Kallaugher (Kal) is the international award-winning editorial cartoonist for The Economist and the Baltimore Sun. The first resident cartoonist in The Economist’s 145-year history, his diverse portfolio includes more than 8,000 cartoons, 140 covers, and six books. The World Encyclopedia of Cartoons said, “Commanding a masterful style, Kallaugher stands among the premier caricaturists of the (twentieth) century.” In a distinguished – and syndicated – career that spans five decades, his work has appeared in more than 100 publications worldwide.

He has lectured at TED, Harvard, Pixar, and Google, and his commentaries have engaged, enraged, and entertained readers and leaders around the globe. In this lively and entertaining illustrated presentation, Kal will utilize his sharp wit and biting insight to tackle the issues of the day with well-placed humor and precision art. 


Kevin "Kal" Kallaugher
Job Title: 
Editorial Cartoonist
The Economist