Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

2019 APhA-ASP Summer Leadership Agenda & What to Wear 


Friday, July 19

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  Hill Visit Briefing
APhA Senior Lobbyist, Alicia Kerry Mica
Rayburn House Office Building - Location TBD
  Q&A with Members of Congress
Rayburn House Office Building - Location TBD
9:30 am-12:00 pm Hill Visits with Congressional Member Offices
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-ASP T-shirts will be available for purchase starting at 12:00 pm in the SLI registration area.)

1:30 pm-2:00 pm SLI2019 Registration Check-in
Washington Plaza Hotel - Grand Ballroom Foyer
2:00 pm-2:30 pm SLI2019 Welcoming Address
Kelli Jo Welter, APhA-ASP National President
Thomas E. Menighan, APhA Executive Vice President and CEO
2:30 pm-3:45 pm SLI Programming
3:45 pm-4:30 pm SLI Programming
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 20

7:30 am-8:00 am Breakfast
8:00am-9:00 am APhA & APhA-ASP Opportunity Roundtables
9:15 am-12:00 pm SLI Programming
12:00pm -1:30pm Lunch
1:30 pm-3:30 pm SLI Programming
3:30 pm-4:30 pm SLI Programming
4:30 pm Adjourn Saturday Session
Evening Dinner with your APhA-ASP Region / Free Time in Washington, DC

Sunday, July 21

7:30 am-8:00 am Breakfast 
8:00 am-9:00 am APhA & APhA-ASP Opportunity Roundtables
9:00 am-9:45 am SLI Programming
9:45 am-10:00 am Break
10:00 am-11:00 am SLI Programming
11:00 am- 11:15 am Break
11:15 am-11:45 am SLI Programming
11:45 am-12:00 pm SLI2019 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: Casual Attire 
  • Sunday: 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. 

  • Download a copy of the SLI2019 roundtable schedule.

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:
  • Region 3:
  • Region 4: 
  • Region 5 & 7: 
  • Region 6: 
  • Region 8: 

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