Mini Calendar



Congress and Intelligence Policy

Through much of our country’s history, Congress was largely deferential to the executive branch in the conduct of intelligence policy, and hesitant to conduct meaningful oversight of intelligence operations. That all changed in the 1970s with the Church Committee hearings in the Senate and the Pike Committee hearings in the House, and the establishment of

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March 29, 2017 (first class meeting)


Navy Capitol Hill Workshop

The purpose of the Navy Capitol Hill Workshop is to provide a first-hand understanding not only of congressional process and procedure, but also the “culture” that is the United States Congress. Over the four days, participants will hear from – and be afforded the opportunity to ask questions of – Members of Congress, congressional staff,

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April 3 - 6, 2017


Congressional Operations Seminar

This core course provides a comprehensive look at congressional processes and organization, and at how Congress affects the daily operations of every department and agency in the executive branch. The Congressional Operations Seminar, which we have been conducting for more than 40 years, is the first course most participants take with GAI. Like most Government Affairs

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April 24-27, 2017


Congressional Briefing for Presidential Management Fellows

This course presents an overview of congressional operations and provides Presidential Management Fellows with a better understanding of how the legislative branch functions-essential knowledge for any federal official who aspires to a leadership position in his or her agency. During the five days, participants will be provided with a comprehensive look at how Congress is

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May 1-5, 2017


Congress and Homeland Security

This four-day course is conducted entirely on Capitol Hill.  It is designed for personnel from the Department of Homeland Security, as well as individuals from any other department, agency or organization with an interest in Congress and homeland security issues.  The purpose of the course is to increase the participants’ understanding of Congress’s role in

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Preparing and Delivering Congressional Testimony

(2 days) Federal officials must, on occasion, provide testimony before congressional committees. In order to be most effective in representing agency programs, testimony needs to be prepared and delivered with a clear understanding of the complexities of the congressional hearing process. This workshop is intended to provide a comprehensive understanding of congressional hearings, and to

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May 11 - 12, 2017


Congress and the Intelligence Community

(4 days) The purpose of Congress and the Intelligence Community is to provide a first-hand understanding not only of congressional process and procedure, but also the “culture” that is the United States Congress. Over the four days, participants will hear from—and be afforded the opportunity to ask questions of-Members of Congress, congressional staff, academic observers,

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May 15 - 18, 2017


Congress and the Intelligence Community

(4 days) The purpose of Congress and the Intelligence Community is to provide a first-hand understanding not only of congressional process and procedure, but also the “culture” that is the United States Congress. Over the four days, participants will hear from—and be afforded the opportunity to ask questions of-Members of Congress, congressional staff, academic observers,

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May 16 - 19, 2016


Congressional Briefing for the USDA Forest Service

(4 days) The purpose of this course is to provide a first-hand understanding not only of congressional process and procedure, but also the “culture” that is the United States Congress. Over the four days, participants will hear from – and be afforded the opportunity to ask questions of – Members of Congress, congressional staff, academic

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Executive – Legislative Branch Relations

(2 days) Executive – Legislative Branch Relations is designed for anyone who has a need for an in-depth understanding of the myriad forms of interaction between the executive and legislative branches. The course covers the theoretical foundations of the relationship between the branches and focuses specifically on the executive branch role in the lawmaking process,

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June 12 - 13, 2017


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March 2017
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February 26, 2017 February 27, 2017

Executive-Legislative Branch Relations

Executive-Legislative Branch Relations
February 28, 2017

Executive-Legislative Branch Relations

Executive-Legislative Branch Relations
March 1, 2017

Working and Communicating More Effectively with Congress

Working and Communicating More Effectively with Congress
March 2, 2017

Working and Communicating More Effectively with Congress

Working and Communicating More Effectively with Congress
March 3, 2017 March 4, 2017
March 5, 2017 March 6, 2017

Congressional Operations Seminar

Congressional Operations Seminar
March 7, 2017

Congressional Operations Seminar

Congressional Operations Seminar
March 8, 2017

Congressional Operations Seminar

Congressional Operations Seminar

Committees and Parties in Congress

Committees and Parties in Congress
March 9, 2017

Congressional Operations Seminar

Congressional Operations Seminar
March 10, 2017 March 11, 2017
March 12, 2017 March 13, 2017

Advanced Budget and Appropriations Process

Advanced Budget and Appropriations Process
March 14, 2017

Advanced Budget and Appropriations Process

Advanced Budget and Appropriations Process
March 15, 2017

Advanced Legislative Process

Advanced Legislative Process
March 16, 2017

Advanced Legislative Process

Advanced Legislative Process
March 17, 2017 March 18, 2017
March 19, 2017 March 20, 2017 March 21, 2017 March 22, 2017 March 23, 2017 March 24, 2017 March 25, 2017
March 26, 2017 March 27, 2017

Congressional Briefing for USDA Forest Service

Congressional Briefing for USDA Forest Service
March 28, 2017

Congressional Briefing for USDA Forest Service

Congressional Briefing for USDA Forest Service
March 29, 2017

Congressional Briefing for USDA Forest Service

Congressional Briefing for USDA Forest Service

Congress and Intelligence Policy

Congress and Intelligence Policy
March 30, 2017

Congressional Briefing for USDA Forest Service

Congressional Briefing for USDA Forest Service
March 31, 2017 April 1, 2017