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Attorney General Van Hollen's Presidential Initiative Summit Registration

September 16-18, 2013
Milwaukee, Wis.

Online Registration is Closed. Please Register Onsite.

Join us for NAAG President and Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen’s Presidential Initiative Summit, September 16-18, 2013, at The Pfister, 424 East Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202, (414) 273-8222.

The Presidential Initiative Summit is the premier event of Attorney General Van Hollen’s year-long focus on “America’s Promise – Keeping Our Kids Safe.” The agenda will cover critical issues including successful strategies for combating school violence, preventing drug abuse and stopping child sex trafficking. Confirmed speakers are Victor Vieth, executive director, National Child Protection Training Center; John Ryan, chief executive officer, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and Dan Duncan, associate executive director, National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse. They and others will join Attorney General Van Hollen and his fellow state attorneys general for the meeting. Attendees will also have a major league outing on Tuesday night with a Milwaukee Brewers baseball game.

See the final agenda.

Reserve your space now. Please scroll down to make hotel reservations and register for the meeting. Contact Jeffrey Hunter, jhunter@naag.org, with any questions. We look forward to seeing you in September!

Hotel Information

Deadline for making reservations is Monday, August, 26, 2013.

The Pfister
424 East Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 273-8222

We have reserved a block of sleeping rooms at $179.00 + taxes. The Hotel cut-off date is Monday, August, 26, 2013.

Reservations may be made online at http://booking.ihotelier.com/istay/istay.jsp?groupID=952183&hotelID=73000. The deadline for securing the special rate is Monday, August, 26, 2013. After that date the group rate will not be offered. The rate is offered 3 days prior and 3 days post meeting based on availability.

Transportation Options

From General Mitchell International Airport (MKE)

TAXI: Cabs are readily available at the airport – after deplaning, go down the escalator to the baggage claim area.  Cabs are waiting at that point to transport you to the Pfister Hotel, 424 East Wisconsin Avenue.  When leaving the Pfister, the doorman will bring up a cab from the taxi stand any time.  Transit time is about 20 minutes and the cost is usually around $30.00 or more if there are additional passengers and luggage.  There are two principal cab services in Milwaukee:  American Cab (414-220-5000) and  Yellow Cab (414-271-1800).  Cabs in Milwaukee are not often seen cruising the streets, but rather at specific stations – such as Mitchell Airport or the Pfister Hotel.

SHUTTLE: GoRiteway - Airport Connection- a public shuttle transporting passengers to and from Mitchell International Airport.  The shuttle departs about every 20 minutes from an area opposite baggage carousel #3 at the airport.  There is starter’s desk there, and agents on the floor directing you.  The cost is $14.00 one way, with a small discount for a round trip tickets. You may pay the driver in cash or pay in advance by credit card.  You may reserve your return trip at that time, or wait until you are at the Pfister and we will make the reservation for you.  The telephone number is 414-769-2444, choice number 4.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: Milwaukee County Transit Public Bus – the cost is $2.25 one way, exact change required.  The Green Line bus leaves the airport on a regular basis and stops about 4 blocks from the Pfister.  Ask airport personnel to direct you to the departure location.  For specific times and routes, contact us directly, or go to the website www.ridemcts.com, which has a convenient routing system, or call the automated line at 414-344-6711.

Online registration has closed. Onsite registration is available.

We look forward to seeing you at the Attorney General Van Hollen's Presidential Initiative Summit.

Registration Information

NAAG is now accepting online payments for registration using Visa or Mastercard. Please contact Jeffrey Hunter at (202) 326-6264 if you would like to pay with a check or purchase order.

Please choose your attendee type below and register today.

Attorney General
Complimentary

Attorney General Staff
Early: $295 | After Monday, August, 26, 2013: $395

SAGE
Full Registration: Early: $795 | After Monday, August, 26, 2013: $895

Non-Member
Early: $995 | After Monday, August, 26, 2013: $1,095

Spouse and/or Child(ren)
Attendees will have an opportunity to register their spouse (and child(ren)) when they complete their registration.
SPOUSE: Early: $250 | After Monday, August, 26, 2013: $300

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