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2017-2018 Program Calendar

Please note below the locations for each event.  Luncheon presentation details will be added as information is made available.

NOTE: Luncheon dates are subject to change based upon speaker and venue availability. Please visit the FAR website regularly for updates.


Sandra Crowe
September 2017
Stacy Barrow
October 2017
Councilman Jack Evans
November 2017

Luncheon dates 2017-2018
  • September 20, 2017 (Location: Capital Hilton, 1001 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC)
  • October 18, 2017 (Location: Capital Hilton, 1001 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC)
  • November 15, 2017 (Location: Capital Hilton, 1001 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC)
  • December 6, 2017 (Location: Capital Hilton, 1001 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC)
  • January 17, 2018 (Location: City Club of Washington, 555 13th Street, NW, Washington, DC)
  • February 21, 2018 (Location: City Club of Washington, 555 13th Street, NW, Washington, DC)
  • March 21, 2018 (Location: City Club of Washington, 555 13th Street, NW, Washington, DC)*
  • April 18, 2018 (Location: City Club of Washington, 555 13th Street, NW, Washington, DC)
  • May 23, 2018 FAR Conference (Location: Renaissance Marriott, 999 Ninth Street, NW, Washington, DC)
  • June 20, 2018 (Location: City Club of Washington, 555 13th Street, NW, Washington, DC)
The City Club of Washington
Our New Venue for 2018

*The March luncheon was cancelled due to weather and has been rescheduled for September 12, 2018

**For-profit, non-members may attend one luncheon before joining. To attend additional luncheons, FAR membership is required. Contact hq@far-roundtable.org for more information. 

To view pictures from past events, click here. 

Nonprofit Member Breakfast Discussion dates 2017-2018
  • October 26, 2017  (Location: PNC Bank, 800 17th Street. NW, Washington, DC)
  • November 29, 2017 (Location: American Society of Addiction Medicine, 11400 Rockville Pike, Suite 200, Rockville, MD)
  • December 13, 2017(Location: AdvaMed,701 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, STE 800, Washington,DC)
  • March 1, 2017 (Location: Capital One, 1680 Capital One Drive, McLean, VA)
  • April 11, 2018  (Location: Wells Fargo, 1300 I Street, NW, 12th Floor, Washington, DC) (Pictures)
  • May 2, 2018  (Location: Conference of State Bank Supervisors, 1129 20th Street, NW, 9th Floor, Washington, DC)
  • June 13, 2018 (Location: Bank of America Merrill Lynch, 1152 15th Street, NW, Suite 410, Washington, DC)

Upcoming events

    • 20 Jun 2018
    • 11:15 AM - 1:30 PM
    • City Club of Washington, Washington, DC
    Register



    Speaker: Dan Crane, Resident Teaching Artist, Shakespeare Theatre Company (bio)

    This interactive workshop will engage participants in acting concepts and exercises designed to strengthen and clarify communication in both formal and informal settings. Participants will discover how space, physicality, and vocal communication affect the stories they tell. Through a mixture of lecture and interactive exercises, participants will explore key concepts in acting and text analysis used by classical actors.

    Attendees will:

    • Identify techniques used by theatre professionals to utilize space, body, and voice to achieve their goals and objectives and to engage their audiences
    • Recognize ways theatre professionals employ objectives and tactics to enhance communication
    • Practice applying these tools and strategies to enhance their communication
    When: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 | 11:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Where: 
    City Club of Washington
    555 13th St. NW
    Washington, DC 20009 (map)

    *
    The Club is located on Concourse Level, the entrance is just next to the fountain. There is a reader board of daily events as well as a Club Reception desk to assist you on arrival. 

    Dress Code: Business Casual

    Directions: Click here

    Metro: Located directly at Metro Center. (If you take the "12th and F" street exit, you hit the street just steps from the building entrance. There is also a 13th Street entrance which is just next to the Warner Theatre.)

    Parking: Click here

    Registration Instructions:

    Gold Members please contact hq@far-roundtable.org to be registered.

    Registering yourself: Please make sure to log in to the FAR website to receive FAR member registration options. FAR members may add nonprofit guests to your registration.

    Registering a substitute: Do NOT log in to the FAR website if you are registering a colleague as your substitute, simply go to the event page and select the appropriate substitute registration. FAR members may add nonprofit guests to the registration.

    *If you are a nonprofit, non-member and have not attended a FAR luncheon before, please contact hq@far-roundtable.org to attend as our guest!

    This program has been approved for CTP, FP&A, CPE, and CAE credit.

    FAR is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of Accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual course for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.  For more information regarding refund, complaint, and program cancellation policies, please contact the FAR office at: 1325 G Street NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005 or email (hq@far-roundtable.org). There are no refunds or cancellations accepted after June 15, 2018. Field of Study: Communications and Marketing, Non-Technical, Business Presentations Program level is basic – update. There are no pre-requisites nor advanced preparation. It is Group-Live delivery method. Sponsor ID: 109395

       

    • 12 Sep 2018
    • 11:15 AM - 1:30 PM
    • City Club of Washington, Washington, DC

    This event was rescheduled from March 2018.

    Registration will open mid-summer.


    Speaker: Cassie Solomon (bio)

    With the increase in the pace and breadth of external and internal change comes the challenge to lead your organization successfully, always maintaining focus on your mission. In this session, Cassie A. Solomon, author (with Gregory P. Shea) of "Leading Successful Change", will demonstrate why real change means changing behaviors. With examples and exercises she will illustrate how to lead successful change by focusing on positive work behaviors and addressing the 8 levers of change for designing the work environment to support those changes.

    • Recognize and apply 2 tenets for successful change: work behaviors and work environment.
    • Review The Eight Levers of Change for creating supportive work environments.
    • Appreciate the leadership opportunity that exists in creating a scene that will provide a vision of the future.

    When: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 | 11:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Where: 
    City Club of Washington
    555 13th St. NW
    Washington, DC 20009 (map)
    *NOTE NEW LUNCHEON LOCATION

    The Club is located on Concourse Level, the entrance is just next to the fountain. There is a reader board of daily events as well as a Club Reception desk to assist you on arrival. 

    Dress Code: Business Casual

    Directions: Click here

    Metro: Located directly at Metro Center. (If you take the "12th and F" street exit, you hit the street just steps from the building entrance. There is also a 13th Street entrance which is just next to the Warner Theatre.)

    Parking: Click here

    Registration Instructions:

    Gold Members please contact hq@far-roundtable.org to be registered.

    Registering yourself: FAR members, please make sure to log in to the FAR website to receive FAR member registration options. FAR members may add nonprofit guests to your registration.

    Registering a substitute: FAR members, please do NOT log in to the FAR website if you are registering a colleague as your substitute, simply go to the event page and select the appropriate substitute registration. FAR members may add nonprofit guests to the registration.

    *If you are a nonprofit, non-member and have not attended a FAR luncheon before, please contact hq@far-roundtable.org to attend as our guest!

    This program has been approved for CPE, CAE, CTP, & FP&A credit.

    FAR is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of Accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual course for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.  For more information regarding refund, complaint, and program cancellation policies, please contact the FAR office at: 1325 G Street NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005 or email (hq@far-roundtable.org). There are no refunds or cancellations accepted after September 7, 2018. Field of Study: Personal Development, Non-Technical, Leadership Program level is basic – update. There are no pre-requisites nor advanced preparation. It is Group-Live delivery method. Sponsor ID: 109395

Past events

13 Jun 2018 Nonprofit Member Breakfast Discussion - "System Automations" - REGISTRATION FULL
23 May 2018 FAR Leadership Conference
02 May 2018 Nonprofit Member Breakfast Discussion - "Leading at Your Organization and Beyond"
18 Apr 2018 April Luncheon "What Every Exempt Organization Should Know About Tax Reform"
11 Apr 2018 Nonprofit Member Breakfast Discussion - "Protecting the Mission: How is your non-profit balancing your organizational goals with the goals of your key financial stakeholders?"
21 Mar 2018 Cancelled - March Luncheon "Leading Successful Change!"
01 Mar 2018 Nonprofit Member Breakfast Discussion - “Rates Are Up! Making the Most of Your Investments – Policies and Strategies for Success"
21 Feb 2018 February Luncheon "Outsourcing HR as a Leadership Option: What Do I Need to Know Now?"
17 Jan 2018 January Luncheon "Cyber Security Awareness and Response: C Level Considerations"
13 Dec 2017 Nonprofit Member Breakfast Discussion - “Staff Compensation Planning and Annual Performance Reviews"
06 Dec 2017 December Holiday Luncheon
29 Nov 2017 Nonprofit Member Breakfast Discussion - “Board Committee Materials: How to structure the materials to keep your Board at a strategic level”
15 Nov 2017 November Luncheon "Getting Things Done in Washington DC: What does 2018 look like?"
26 Oct 2017 Nonprofit Member Breakfast Discussion - "Factoring Your Organization's Future in Your Annual Budget"
18 Oct 2017 October Luncheon "What’s New with the Affordable Care Act?"
20 Sep 2017 September Luncheon "Since Strangling Isn’t an Option: How to Deal with Difficult People."
27 Jun 2017 Nonprofit Member Breakfast Discussion "Procurement and Competitive Bidding"
20 Jun 2017 June Luncheon "Leadership Practice for Effective Networking"
25 May 2017 Nonprofit Member Breakfast Discussion "Merchant Services"
17 May 2017 May Luncheon "Strategic Space Planning"
27 Apr 2017 Nonprofit Member Breakfast Discussion "Doing a lot with a little: How are you leveraging your reserves, stakeholders and partners to invest in the strategic needs of your organization."
19 Apr 2017 April Luncheon "A Day in the Life of a Nerdy Nonprofit Business Leader"
23 Mar 2017 Nonprofit Member Breakfast Discussion "Reputational risks and fraud – Are you prepared?"
15 Mar 2017 March Luncheon "Leading Culture: How Who We Are Transcends What We Do"
28 Feb 2017 Nonprofit Member Breakfast Discussion "Automation"
22 Feb 2017 February Luncheon "Mitigating Risk in Your HR Department"
26 Jan 2017 Nonprofit Member Breakfast Discussion "Succession Planning"
17 Jan 2017 January Luncheon "The Future Ready CFO"

703.971.1116
hq@far-roundtable.org
1325 G Street, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005


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