Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

2018 APhA-ASP Summer Leadership Agenda & What to Wear 

Download agenda with descriptions and locations. 

Friday, July 13

7:00 am-7:15 am         Travel to Capitol Hill
7:30 am White Coat Group Photo on Capitol Hill
7:45 am-8:30 am Continental Breakfast & Hill Visit Briefing
APhA Senior Lobbyist, Alicia Kerry Mica
Rayburn House Office Building - Rooms 2043-2045
8:30 am-9:30 am Q&A with Members of Congress
Rayburn House Office Building - Rooms 2043-2045
9:30 am-12:00 pm Hill Visits with Congressional Member Offices
(APhA Staff will be available in Room 1539 of the Longworth House Office Building for luggage storage and to pick-up Hill Visit folders)
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Lunch on Your Own / Travel to Washington Plaza Hotel / Change into APhA t-shirt or School t-shirt
(APhA t-shirts will be available for pick up starting at 12:00 pm in the SLI registration area.)

1:30 pm-2:00 pm SLI2018 Registration Check-in
Washington Plaza Hotel - Grand Ballroom Foyer
2:00 pm-2:30 pm SLI2018 Welcoming Address
Nimit Jindal, APhA-ASP National President
Thomas E. Menighan, APhA Executive Vice President and CEO
2:30 pm-3:45 pm What Great Leaders Do: Connect
Kelly Goode, Pharm.D., BCPS, FAPhA, FCCP
3:45 pm-4:30 pm APhA-ASP Chapter Connect!
4:45 pm Depart for APhA Headquarters
5:15 pm-6:45 pm Dinner at APhA HQ
6:45 pm SLI Attendee Group Photo on the Potomac View Terrace
7:00 pm Depart for Optional National Mall Tour

Saturday, July 14

7:30 am-8:00 am Breakfast
8:00am-9:00 am APhA & APhA-ASP Opportunity Roundtables
9:15 am-12:00 pm Keynote Workshop “Managing to Be a Great (and Fun) Leader”
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP, CPAE
12:00pm -1:00pm Lunch
1:00 pm-3:30 pm Keynote Workshop “Managing to Be a Great (and Fun) Leader” - Continued
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP, CPAE
3:30 pm-4:30 pm Maximizing Member Engagement 
4:30 pm Adjourn Saturday Session
Evening Dinner with your APhA-ASP Region / Free Time in Washington, DC

Sunday, July 15

7:30 am-8:00 am Breakfast 
8:00 am-9:00 am APhA & APhA-ASP Opportunity Roundtables
9:00 am-9:45 am APhA-ASP Women's Health Initiative 
9:45 am-10:00 am Break
10:00 am-11:00 am APhA-ASP Chapter Development
11:00 am- 11:15 am Break
11:15 am-11:45 am Chapter Leader Essential Resources 
11:45 am-12:00 pm SLI2018 Closing Session


What to Wear

  • Friday Hill Visits: Business Attire & (Clean) White Coats 
  • Friday Opening Session / Friday Dinner at APhA Headquarters: APhA T-shirt or School Spirit T-Shirt & Shorts
  • Saturday: Business Casual Attire
  • Sunday: Business Casual Attire


Capitol Hill Visits

SLI attendees will have the opportunity to advocate for the profession of pharmacy on Capitol Hill. Prior to SLI, APhA will work with designated student leaders to schedule the visits on behalf of attendees. To prepare all attendees to meet with their Congressional members, APhA-ASP hosted webinars with information on logistics, talking points, and tips for making your meeting a success. 


Capitol Hill Maps:

Fact Sheets: 

Additional Resources:


APhA Opportunities Roundtable

Meet one-on-one with APhA Staff and APhA-ASP leaders to learn about the resources and opportunities available for you. 

National Mall Tour

The APhA-ASP National Executive Committee will be hosting an optional, walking tour of the National Mall for SLI attendees on Friday evening. Attendees will be divided into groups by Region for the tour.

  • Region 1 & 2: Grace Baek, APhA-ASP Speaker of the House
  • Region 3: Kelli Jo Welter, APhA-ASP National President-elect
  • Region 4: Nimit Jindal, APhA-ASP National President 
  • Region 5 & 7: Kara Provence, APhA-ASP National Member-at-large
  • Region 6: Mark Gilliam, APhA-ASP National Member-at-large
  • Region 8: Sydney Tu, APhA Carl F. Emswiller Summer Intern 

The tour will last approximately 2.5 hours from 7:15 pm to 10:30 pm, and will end at the Washington Plaza, the SLI2018 headquarter hotel. The total distance of the tour is roughly 3 miles. The tour will depart from APhA headquarters and stops will include:

  • Einstein Monument
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Korean War Veterans Memorial
  • Reflecting Pool
  • World War II Memorial
  • Washington Monument
  • White House