CHOW Hill Day 2020


11 Jun, 2020


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On June 11th, 2020, Capitol Hill Ocean Week (CHOW) will provide the opportunity to elevate ocean and Great Lakes policy issues with Members of Congress and their staff during CHOW Hill Day.

CHOW Hill Day provides a national platform for people to engage with elected leaders, moving beyond conversation to increase ocean policy outcomes.



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About CHOW Hill Day

Join the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation on June 11th, 2020, for our second annual CHOW Hill Day. Building off of the CHOW Conference, Hill Day offers the opportunity for attendees to elevate ocean and Great Lakes policy issues with Members of Congress and their staff. While on the Hill for our free programming, we encourage participants to meet with their elected officials to discuss critical policy issues affecting conservation, science, and technology.

CHOW Hill Day features two unique opportunities for attendees to engage with key decision makers, the Coastal Coffee in the morning and a Closing Reception in the evening, alongside any individually schedule office meetings.

2019 Hill Day Events

Coastal Coffee (Thursday, June 6 at 9am)

Join us for a morning coffee panel featuring Congressional staff and Members, who will discuss current ocean and Great Lakes legislation. This panel is great for participants who plan to meet with their elected officials throughout the day and anyone interested in learning about ocean and Great Lakes policy priorities.

Location: 2168 Rayburn House Office Building “Gold Room”

CHOW Closing Reception (Thursday, June 6 at 5:30 pm)

Join us for the official Capitol Hill Ocean Week closing reception! This unique event takes place on Capitol Hill and allows participants to celebrate another successful CHOW while networking and connecting with Members of Congress, Congressional Staff, Administration officials, scientists, business and industry executives, and ocean thought leaders and enthusiasts.

Location: 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Hill Day Resources

We encourage Hill Day attendees to schedule meetings with their Members’ offices and champion marine and Great Lakes policy. To help participants make the most of the day, the CHOW 2019 Hill Day toolkit is available at the button below. Whether you’re a seasoned expert on the Hill or engaging for the first time, we hope you’ll find these resources helpful and informative!

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