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Attendees with limited time often participate in half-day programs. These can be customized in many ways, including amount of content, content type, and opportunities for receptions and networking.

8:30am -- Arrival and Breakfast
Founders Terrace, Washington Presidential Library (Rain location: Bookout Reception Hall)

9:15am -- Washington’s Enduring Relevance: The Integration of Strategy, Leadership, and Management
Rubenstein Leadership Hall, Washington Presidential Library

Citing specific examples of George Washington’s military and political career, this session will explore the on-going dynamics of strategic development and highlight the importance of Washington integrating leadership, management, and strategy.

10:00am -- Break

10:15am -- George Washington: A Man of Character

This session will explore Washington’s sense of character, integrity, and ethical behavior in the service of his country. This session will make the case that these same characteristics remain essential today for all those who serve.

11:00am -- Tour of George Washington’s Mansion and Estate
Mount Vernon Estate

Learn from Washington’s best autobiography – his home. Not only is the Mansion one of the finest examples of American colonial architecture, but it was a reflection of his character and personality, as well as his vision for our new nation.  Hear stories of both the evolution of an 18th-century mansion, plantation and the man who called it home. The tour will conclude with a wreath-laying ceremony at the Washington tomb.

12:00pm -- Departure

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