Click here for tips about arranging childcare during the Summit.  

Conference Schedule

Feb. 21

  • 1:00 pm – member meeting
  • 4:00 pm – opening reception / plenary

Feb. 22

  • Morning: breakfast and morning workshops
  • Afternoon: mobile workshops (included in registration – more details coming soon)
  • Evening: live performances and networking social

Feb. 23

  • Morning: breakfast, workshops, and closing plenary
  • Lunch: boxed lunches to go

Covid Protocol 

  • Attendees required to be vaccinated.  Washington University screening tool must be completed in advance.  Masks required in meeting rooms. 

Dress Code 

  • Casual / Business Casual 

Events (Social) and Networking Opportunities 

  • Welcome Reception on Tuesday, February 21 
  • Evening Social with Poetry and Storytelling Performances on Wednesday, February 22 
  • Networking Breakfasts on Wednesday, February 22 and Thursday, February 23 

Small conference rooms are available for scheduling small meetings during the Summit 


The original on-site block of rooms has sold out. 

An additional block of rooms has been secured at The Cheshire, located just two miles from the Knight Center, location of the Summit.  Click Here to view details about the hotel; Click Here to make a room reservation.  Guests staying at The Cheshire will coordinate their own transportation to and from the Knight Center.  Parking is available at The Knight Center; Click Here for parking details and rates.

Meals Provided 

  • Tuesday, February 21 – Welcome Reception with Open Bar and Light Food 
  • Wednesday, February 22 – Breakfast, Morning Break, Boxed Lunch 
  • Thursday, February 23 – Breakfast and Morning Break

NDAA89 Form

Click here for the completed form from Washington University. Government employees can be invoiced from Washington University in lieu of paying through the conference app. Please contact Kevin Hahn for more details.

Nursing Moms  

  • The Knight Center has a private room that nursing moms can use; this room is also equipped for pumping.  This room is open 24 hours a day.  If you need to use this room, please get a key from the Knight Center’s front desk to use this lockable one room.  


  • Click Here to view details for parking at the Knight Center. 

Public Transportation 

  • There are 2 Metrolink stops that support the Washington University – Danforth Campus: University City-Big Bend Station and Skinker Station.  The University City-Big Bend station is the closest Metro stop to the Knight Center.  Click Here got more information about Metro, including viewing a schedule as well as purchasing tickets online. 


Onsite Registration will in the Frick Forum, located in the Knight Center, during the following times: 

  • Tuesday, February 21 – 2:30pm – 5:00pm 
  • Wednesday, February 22 – 8:00am – 1:00pm 
  • Thursday, February 23 – 8:00am-12:00pm