The Second Meeting of the 2019 LCLD Fellows will be on September 23-25, 2019 at the Hilton National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Please see below for registration and hotel information, as well as an outline of the meeting agenda. A detailed agenda is available in the "Resources" section at the bottom of the page.

Registration & Hotel Reservations

Registration is a two-part process in which you must:

  1. Register to attend the meeting by completing the sign-up form at the bottom of this page. Although registration will remain open until the meeting begins, we strongly encourage you to register as soon as possible. (PLEASE NOTE: This is a different meeting from the Tenth Annual LCLD Membership Meeting and it will be held at a different location. If you mistakenly registered for the Annual Meeting, please notify Stella Askin, LCLD Events Manager, and register for the correct meeting using these instructions).

  2. Make hotel reservations. Click here to book your room at the Hilton National Mall, to take advantage of the LCLD conference rates of $309-$339 from September 22-25, 2019 for Standard Guestrooms. These special hotel rates will be available until LCLD’s room block fills up or September 3, 2019--whichever comes first. If you would like to reserve a room outside of the September 22-25 dates, or upgrade to another room type, please call the central reservations line at 1-800-HILTONS and reference the Group Name or Group Code: LCLD

For questions about registration or the hotel, please contact Stella Askin, Events Manager. For questions about the meeting or agenda, please contact Nichole Velasquez, Fellows Program Manager.


Monday, September 23, 2019

 (2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m)

Welcome & Opening Remarks
Nichole Velasquez, Fellows Program Manager, LCLD

Just Belonging: How to Have Courageous Conversations on Race & Bias
Kori Carew, Chief Inclusion & Diversity Officer, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

What's Working Breakout Sessions

Welcome Reception with LCLD Members
Hosted by the LCLD Board of Directors at the National Portrait Gallery, located at 8th and F Streets, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019


Small Group Breakout Sessions 

Networking Lunch 

Resilience - The Key to Moving from Surviving to Thriving 
John Mitchell, "The Purple Coach" and Owner, KM Advisors, LLC 

Messaging and Presence 
Chris De Santis, Specialist in Management and Organization Development



Wednesday, September 25, 2019


Feedback and Accountability Matters  
Mary E. Abbajay, President & Co-Founder, Careerstone Group, LLC

Closing Remarks
Nichole Velasquez, Fellows Program Manager, LCLD 

Meeting concludes at 12:00 p.m. ET 

See below for a detailed PDF version of the agenda. 


Sign up for this event