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Courses sponsored by TheCapitol.Net (TCN) and scheduled in Washington, DC, are cancelled when the federal government operating status in the Washington, DC metropolitan area is "Federal agencies in Washington, DC are CLOSED" according to OPM. Our complete weather policy is on our web site at www.SnowPolicy.com.
Morning refreshments and coffee breaks are included in all of our courses. Networking lunches are included in all one-day and longer courses that have a registration fee of more than $494, including our Congressional Operations Briefing - Capitol Hill Workshop, which is three days of training. Be sure to check your program materials for your specific course details.
No. You are welcome to bring a pen and a pad of notepaper, but all materials are provided. You are welcome to bring your laptop, especially to any of our research courses using our WiFi Classroom. (Please note that no recording of our courses is allowed.)
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We provide wireless Internet access (WiFi) and laptops in our Portable WiFi ClassroomTM for our research courses. See course descriptions for details. You are also welcome to bring your own Wi-Fi equipped laptop and take advantage of our Wi-Fi Classroom courses to enhance your learning.
Business attire is required, military uniforms are optional. Please bear in mind that meeting rooms can be chilly, so you may wish to bring a sweater or jacket.
The Training Edition of the Congressional Deskbook is used in three of our courses: Congressional Dynamics and the Legislative Process, Advanced Legislative Procedure, and the Congressional Operations Briefing - Capitol Hill Workshop.
Common Sense Rules of Advocacy for Lawyers is used in one of our courses: Effective Executive Briefings: The Art of Persuasion.
The Training Edition of Persuading Congress is used in Strategies for Working with Congress: Effective Communication and Advocacy on Capitol Hill and the Congressional Operations Briefing - Capitol Hill Workshop.
Many attorneys in mandatory CLE states have received credit for attending our courses. However, because we do not seek CLE accreditation, if you desire CLE credits, see our CLE credit page for information about how to apply to your state.
Our courses are approved
for CEUs from
George Mason University.
- Business attire is required, military uniforms are optional.
- Meeting rooms can be chilly - bring a sweater or jacket.
- Arrive 15 to 20 minutes before the course is scheduled to start so you can sign in and get your materials.
- Morning refreshments and coffee breaks are provided.
- Wear your name tag to all events, including meals - on your right lapel is recommended.
- Introduce yourself and hand out your business card to other attendees - this is a great time to network.
- Turn off phones and other personal electronic devices during the course.
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PO Box 25706
Alexandria, VA 22313-5706
DUNS number: 04-273-5071
SIC: 8299, 2741, 8742
NAIC: 611430, 56192, 5111, 541611