General Sessions & Concurrent Breakout Sessions

General Sessions

Sunday, March 4, 1:30 pm-2:30 pm

Keynote Speakers: Peter Hart and Frank Luntz
During LAC’s Opening General Session, you’ll be introduced to two renowned political experts who will share their thoughts and insights on today’s political landscape.

LAC 2018 Keynote Speaker

Peter Hart is a soothsayer, a strategist and a true authority on understanding what the public wants, when the public wants. He has been one of the leading analysts of public opinion in the United States since 1971. As an established leader in survey research, Hart has been the pollster for NBC News and The Wall Street Journal since 1989. Hart appears frequently on major media outlets and he currently teaches political science at the University of California at Berkeley.

LAC 2018 Keynote Speaker

Frank Luntz is one of the most honored communication professionals in America today. Luntz has written, supervised and conducted more than 2,000 surveys, focus groups, ad tests and dial sessions in over two dozen countries and four continents. He has been a guest on practically every news show in America and has even served as a consultant to the award-winning NBC television drama, The West Wing.

Sunday, March 4, 3:00 pm-4:15 pm

The Learning Connection: The Link Between School Breakfast and Academic Performance

Monday, March 5, 8:30 am-10:00 am

USDA 2018 Update

Monday, March 5, 10:30 am-12:00 pm

Block Grants: What Are They and Why You Should Be Worried

Monday, March 5, 2:00 pm-4:15 pm

Presentation of the SNA 2018 Position Paper and Charge to the Hill!

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Sunday, March 4, 9:45 am-10:45 am

  • LAC 101: Strategies for Successful Hill Visits
  • Mastering Forecasting—How to Effectively Utilize All Your Entitlement
  • Industry Exchange, Part 1 (Industry only)
  • State Agency Section Meeting, Part 1

Monday, March 5, 11:00 am-12:00 pm

  • Natural Disasters: Preparation and Impact
  • Procurement Ethics—What Should You Do?
  • Industry Exchange, Part 2 (Industry only)
  • State Agency Section Meeting, Part 2

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