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IIUSA cordially invites you to join us in our nation’s capital from April 26-28, 2017 for the 10th Annual EB-5 Regional Economic Development Advocacy Conference.

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IIUSA is proud to host this conference at the vibrant Marriott Marquis, completed in May of 2014 with the help of EB-5 investment.

The largest hotel in Washington, D.C., the Marquis will be the setting for the industry’s cornerstone event combining the right balance of grassroots advocacy, advanced education, and business development opportunities.

Save the Date – April 26-28, 2017

For more information, contact IIUSA at info@iiusa.org

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For more information, download the Sponsorship Guide at here (PDF).

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Book your Room at Discounted Rate by April 1st, 2017

The largest hotel in Washington, D.C., the Marquis will be the setting for the industry’s cornerstone event combining the right balance of grassroots advocacy, advanced education, and business development opportunities. Book your hotel room for the 2017 EB-5 Advocacy Conference using the button below at special rates.

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Conference Schedule

Wednesday – April 26, 2017

  • 8:00am – 5:00pm: Registration
  • 8:45am – 10:00am: IIUSA Committee Meetings: Best Practices Committee, Editorial Committee, Membership Committee (Members-Only)
  • 10:00am – 11:15am: IIUSA Committee Meetings: Public Relations Committee, Banking Committee, Public Policy Committee (Members-Only)
  • 11:15am – 12:30pm: IIUSA Committee Meetings: Investor Markets Committee, Compliance Committee
  • 12:00pm – 2:00pm: IIUSA Leadership Luncheon (Invite-Only)
  • 12:30pm – 1:45pm: Technology Committee Meeting
  • 12:00pm – 5:00pm: Exhibitor Move-In
  • 2:00pm – 5:00pm: 12th Annual IIUSA Membership Meeting (Members-Only)
  • 5:00pm – 7:00pm: Reception

Thursday – April 27, 2017

  • 7am – 5pm: Registration/Exhibit Hall Hours
  • 8:30am – 9:15am: EB-5 Reauthorization and Reform: An Overview of the Legislative and Regulatory Issues at Play
  • 9:15am – 10:00am: EB-5 Roundtable Perspectives on Hot Button Legislative Issues
  • 10:00am – 10:30am: Networking Break
  • 10:30am – 11:15am: Guest of Honor Address: Julia Harrison, Deputy Chief, USCIS Immigrant Investor Program Office
  • 11:20am – 12:10pm: The First 100 Days: Discussing the New Administration’s Immigration Policies and its Impact on the EB-5 Program
  • 12:15pm – 1:30pm: Lunch Served
  • 1:00pm – 1:30pm: Guest of Honor Address: Honorable Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY, 27th)
  • 1:40pm – 2:30pm: EB-5 and 21st Century Capital Markets: Macro-trends Affecting the U.S. Real Estate Market
  • 2:30pm – 3:20pm: EB-5 & Securities: Enforcement & Compliance Trends
  • 3:30pm – 4:00pm: Networking Break
  • 4:00pm – 4:50pm: EB-5 Litigation: The Latest from Court Proceedings Relevant to Policy
  • 5:00pm – 5:50pm: USCIS Processing Times, Visa Capacity and an Update from Department of State
  • 6:00pm – 7:00pm: Reception

Friday – April 28, 2017

  • 7am – 12pm: Registration/Exhibit Hall Hours
  • 9:00am – 9:50am: General Session: Redeployment; Breakout Session: Advanced Investor Source of Funds
  • 10:00am – 10:30am: Networking Break
  • 10:30am – 11:20am: General Session: Regional Center Compliance Audits & Site Visits; Breakout Session: EB-5 Investor Market Diversification
  • 11:30am – 12:20pm: General Session: EB-5 in China; Breakout Session: Banking Considerations in EB-5 Transactions
  • 12:00pm – 2:00pm: Leadership Luncheon (Invite-Only)
  • 2:00pm – 4:00pm: Board of Directors Meeting (Invite-Only)

* Schedule listed as of 3/27/17. Speakers and panel topics subject to change.

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Guest of Honor Speakers

Hon. Chris Collins
Hon. Chris CollinsU.S. House Representative
R-NY 27th District
Julia Harrison
Julia HarrisonDeputy Chief
USCIS Immigrant Investor Program Office
León Rodríguez
León RodríguezFormer Director
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
Charles Oppenheim
Charles OppenheimChief
Visa Controls Office, U.S. Department of State

More guest of honor speakers to be announced soon. 

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