Propane Days

General Information

Headquarters Hotel The Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel is the headquarters hotel for Propane Days 2016. The Renaissance is located at 999 Ninth Street, NW Washington, DC 20001. Phone: 202-898-9000

Dining Please note that the program includes breakfast on Tuesday. The schedule allows time for meals on your own following the official programming, and Washington is home to some of the nation’s best dining experiences. There are also options available on hotel property and within walking distance. There are cafeterias located in several of the House and Senate buildings.

Attire Business attire is requested for attendees.

Photo Identification Please bring government issued photo identification for your visits to Capitol Hill. Participants will be expected to pass through security check points similar to those at airports. Please refrain from bringing to Capitol Hill any items that would be prevented by airport security.

Questions For questions regarding congressional meetings, please contact the NPGA Legislative Department at 202-466-7200 ext. 336 or e-mail PropaneDays@npga.org. For all other inquiries, please contact Kristen White at kwhite@npga.org.

Cancellation Policy Requests to cancel or substitute registrations must be made in writing. Substitutions of registrants may be made at no charge. Participants will receive a refund for cancellations received by May 2, 2016. Participants will not receive a refund for cancellations received after May 2, 2016. Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to: Propane Days 2014 Registration, NPGA 1899 L Street, NW, Suite 350 Washington, DC, 20036 Email: registration@npga.org

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Chris Wallace is the anchor of Fox News Sunday (FNS), Fox Broadcasting Company's Sunday morning public affairs program. He also plays a major role in  Fox News Channel's America's Election HQ coverage and is based in Washington, D.C.

Each Sunday, Wallace interviews that week’s top newsmakers—including the top Presidential candidates, senior officials in the Obama Administration, Congressional and world leaders. This summer, he was a moderator of the Fox News Republican Presidential debate, that drew an audience of 24 million viewers.  In 2016, he will report from both national conventions—and will be an anchor in Fox News’s Election Night coverage.

Over his career, Wallace has won every major broadcast news award for his reporting, including three Emmy Awards, the Dupont-Columbia Silver Baton, the Peabody Award, and the Sol Taishoff Award for Broadcast Journalism from the National Press Foundation. Most recently, he won the Paul White Award for lifetime achievement from the Radio Television Digital News Association.  Wallace has been described as an "equal opportunity inquisitor" by The Boston Globe, and "an aggressive journalist," "sharp edged" and "solid" by The Washington Post.

Before joining Fox News, Wallace worked at ABC News for 14 years where he served as the Chief Correspondent for Primetime Thursday and as a substitute host for Nightline. During his tenure with ABC News, Wallace hosted multiple groundbreaking investigations and received numerous awards for his work.

Prior to joining ABC News, Wallace was with NBC News where he served as the chief White House correspondent from 1982-1989. While at NBC, he covered the 1980, 1984 and 1988 presidential campaigns as well as the Democratic and Republican conventions in those years. Wallace anchored Meet the Press from 1987-1988, making him the only person to have hosted two Sunday talk shows. He also anchored the Sunday edition of NBC Nightly News from 1982-1984 and 1986-1987. Wallace joined NBC as a reporter with WNBC-TV in New York City in 1975.