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    Schedule of Events

     
                   

    Mark your calendars for CSMG 2019 February 2 – 5, 2019, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.!

    CSMG 2019 Pre-Gathering Meetings and Events

    Please note that some Pre-Gathering meetings and events may entail fees in addition to registration fee for 2019 Catholic Social Ministry Gathering.  In addition to online registration, registration may be possible onsite at the CSMG Registration Desk. Below is a working list of Pre-Gathering Meetings and Events and the 2019 CSMG schedule. Updates are ongoing.

    Saturday, FebRuary 2, 2019

    7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.


    Registration

    8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.


    Morning Prayer with the Catholic Labor Network (open to all)

    8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


    CRS Diocesan Directors Annual Meeting (directors only)

    9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.


    Catholic Labor Network Meeting & Luncheon (fee applies)

    10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

     

    Indigenous Dialogue from Two Continents: Hopes, Dreams and Actions (invite only)

    12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

     

    Catholic Charities USA - Poverty Discussion (invite only)

    12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

     

    St. Vincent de Paul Society Voice of the Poor Meeting (please bring your lunch - visitors welcome)

    12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

     

     CCHD Diocesan Directors Meeting (directors only)

    2019 Catholic Social Ministry Gathering

    Saturday, FebRuary 2, 2019

    7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.


    Registration

    8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


    Exhibit Hall (set-up)

    1:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.


    Exhibit Hall (open)

    12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

     

    Diversity Initiative Welcome Luncheon (by invitation)

    12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.


    Young Leaders Initiative Welcome Luncheon (by invitation)

    1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.


    Orientation for First-Time Participants

    2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

     

    Advocacy Training 101 (intended for those new to legislative advocacy)

    2:25 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.


    State Captains Caucus

    3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


    Opening Keynote Presentation

    4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


    Break

    4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


    Welcome Mass (vigil Mass for Sunday)

    6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


    Dinner with Catholic Campaign for Human Development & Sr. Margaret Cafferty Development of Peoples Award

    Sunday, FebRuary 3, 2019

    7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m

     

    Registration

    7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.


    Catholic Charities U.S.A. Breakfast

    8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.


    Exhibit Hall

    8:40 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.


    Opening Prayer

    9:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.


    Welcome and Introduction of Speakers

    9:20 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.

     

    Plenary Presentation

    10:10 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.


    Coffee Break

    10:40 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.


    Panel Discussion with Q&A and Table Discussions

    11:40 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.

     

    Break

    12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.


    Lunchtime Conversation with Jonathan Reyes and Special Guests:  David Brooks and Mark Shields, PBS NewsHour

    1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

     

    Break

    2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

     

    CCHD Plenary Presentation

    3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

     

    Coffee Break (with dessert)

    3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.


    Community Workshops: Group A (concurrent)


    4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

     

    Break

      

    5:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.


    Community Workshops: Group B (concurrent)


     


    6:15 p.m. - Onward


    Free evening with optional events.

    7:30 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.


    Evening Prayer with Adoration (all welcome)

    Monday, February 4, 2019

    7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m

     

    Registration

      

    7:00 a.m. - 7:45 a.m

     

    Daily Mass

      

    7:45 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.


    Catholic Relief Services Breakfast

      

    8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.


    Exhibit Hall

      

    9:00 a.m. - 9:20 p.m.


    Opening Prayer

      

    9:20 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.


    Domestic & International Policy Plenary Presentation

      

    10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.


    Break

      

    11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


    Legislative Issues Briefing

      

    12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

     

    Working Lunch: State Delegations Meetings

    1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

     

    Break

      

    2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.


    Policy Workshops: Group A (concurrent)

    3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

     

    Coffee Break

        

    3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


    Policy Workshops: Group B (concurrent)

    5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

     

    Advocacy Training 201 (optional -- further skills building and answering your tough questions)

    6:00 p.m. - Onward


    Free evening with optional events.

    6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

     Diversity Initiative Networking Reception (fees apply)

    7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


    Young Leaders Initiative Reflection (participants only)

      

    8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.


    Young Leaders Initiative Reception (by invitation)

      

    TUESDAY, February 5, 2019

    7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


    Registration

    8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.


    Sending Mass

    9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

     

    Continental Breakfast

    10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


    Capitol Hill Visits (lunch on your own)

    3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m


    Capitol Hill Reception (I.D. and CSMG registration badge required)

    5:00 p.m.

     

    CSMG 2019 Concludes



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