Who can Register?
Registration is on a first come first served basis and is open to emerging and seasoned leaders in government, academia, non-profit and government contractors. There is a cap on the number of government contractors, so register today if you are interested in obtaining one of these limited slots. When it is all said and done there will be a room full of 500+ emerging leaders in government ready for more inspiration, education and meeting new peers.

How do I Process the Payment?
Scroll up and you’ll find the various registration categories. Select the one that fits you best and continue to fill out the form on the next screen. If you are a government employee, student or government fellow please select the government registration rate; everyone else please use the general registration rate.

Paying without a Credit Card?
If you’d like to process payment without using a credit card, click the “show other payment options” link under the “Order Now” button. From there, you can pay offline. Once your registration is processed an invoice will be sent to you via email and mail within 72 hours. If your payment & paperwork are not received prior to 7/11/2014 your registration will be automatically cancelled. To submit your SF182 forms, email NextGen.

What are the Registration Fees?
Refer to the table below, rates change based on date range and attendee classification. All registration fees include two day’s of training, two continental breakfasts and two lunch buffets.

Gov’t Group Rate Gov’t Rate Non-Gov’t Rate
Super Early Bird (11/4/13 – 1/31/14) $675.00
Early Bird (2/1/14 – 6/13/14) $685.00 $785.00 $1,025.00
General (6/14/14 – 7/21/14) $775.00 $875.00 $1,300.00

The Group Rate is applicable to groups of 5 or more people. To properly obtain the group rate, full group registration must be processed at one time. For more information, or have a special circumstance, please send an email to NextGen.

Do you Allow Badge Sharing or Have One Day Passes?
Badge sharing is not permitted. If you’re only able to attend one day, please be sure to purchase the one day pass. One day passes can not be combined with other discounts. One day passes are sold for $475 each.


It’s not too tough, hundreds of your peers are doing it! First, take a few tips from the ‘Approval Toolkit’ – it includes an Official Justification Letter, how the sessions are mapped to OPM’s ECQ’s and MANY more ways to “pitch” this optimal training summit to your supervisor. Keep in mind, this is a great opportunity for you to grow your career and make you a better public servant…don’t miss out!

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