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2024 BMI Spring Management Conference

Sunday, May 5, 2024 to Tuesday, May 7, 2024

* Registration open until 4/30/24 at 11:59 PM (EST)

Event Details

May 5-7, 2024

Hilton Arlington National Landing

The BMI Spring Management Conference will be held May 5-7, 2024 at the Hilton Arlington National Landing just outside Washington, DC. Conveniently located next to Reagan National Airport, this year's venue is within walking distance of shops, restaurants and the Metro, meaning you can take advantage of all that the nation's capital has to offer. 

This year's event focuses on Artificial Intelligence, Government Relations and more. Join your industry peers for a content rich learning experience, while networking and enjoying Washington, DC. As an added bonus, during the Tuesday morning of the conference, we will be providing tours of both the US Government Printing Office as well as the Library of Congress.

EVENT SCHEDULE (Subject to Change)

Sunday May 5th

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Registration 

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM    Board of Directors Meeting

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Opening Reception - Strolling Supper

Monday May 6th

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM     Breakfast 

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM      Artificial Intelligence - What is it? What isn't it? What can and can't it do? - Rick Bawcum, CEO of Cimatri

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    AI in Publishing and Manufacturing - Andrea Fleck-Nesbit, IBPA and Tom Kurfees, PhD, Executive Director – Georgia Tech Manufacturing Research Institute

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM   Break

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM   Reading is Fundamental - Alicia Levi, President and CEO

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM      Lunch and Rising Star Award

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM        What's Happening Inside the Beltway - Lisbeth Lyons, Printing United; Lui Simpson, AAP; Mark Pitts, AF&PA; Tiffany Simth, NFTC

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM        State of the Book Industry - Cory Francer, NAPCO

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM        Break 

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM        Working with the GPO - Teddy Priebe and Sarah Coffin, US GPO

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM        Optional reception sponsored by LBS and Neenah at Bowlero Arlington

Dinner on your own

Tuesday May 7th

8:30 AM - 1:00 PM   GPO and LOC Tours - Tour List

Tour 1 Depart hotel at 8am
Arrive at GPO 830am
Depart GPO for LOC 930am
Arrive at LOC 10am
Depart LOC for DCA 11am
Arrive at DCA 1130am
Tour 2 Depart hotel at 830am
Arrive at LOC 900am
Depart LOC for GPO 1000am
Arrive at GPO 1030am
Depart GPO for DCA 1130am
Arrive at DCA 12pm
Tour 3 Depart hotel at 930
Arrive at LOC 1000am
Depart LOC for GPO 1100am
Arrive at GPO 1130am
Depart GPO for DCA 1230am
Arrive at DCA 1pm

For More Information:

Matt Baehr
Matt Baehr
Executive Director (703)939-0679

Hotel Reservations

Book your hotel before 4/19.

Attendee List

See the attendee list as of 5/3/24

Management Conference Sponsorships

Wifi and Event App - Sponsored by Kodak

Lunch/Rising Star Award - Sponsored by Muller Martini

Cancellation Policy: Cancel by Friday, March 31st and receive a refund less a $50 processing fee. Cancel between April 1 and 19 and receive a refund less a $250 processing fee. No refunds issued after close of business April 19, 2024. Cancellations must be made in writing via email to . Any refunds will be processed after the meeting

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