What does a TNWAC AWQ team trip to Washington look like?

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What does a TNWAC AWQ team trip to Washington look like?

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What does a TNWAC AWQ team trip to Washington look like?

The 2016 Tennessee Championship Academic WorldQuest team traveled to Washington April 24-27 to visit international affairs venues and national sites as well as to compete in the national championship match at the National Press Club on April 26th.

The itinerary in Washington included (photos below):

WORLDQUEST COMPETITION
WASHINGTON PLANS

THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2016

5:00 am – Team arrives at Nashville International Airport
6:10 am – Team Depart BNA – Southwest Airlines Flt 3383
8:50 am – Team Arrive BWI – met by TNWAC stff
Travel to Washington – 30 minutes

Brunch en route

Hotel – Drop Bags / Check-in – Comfort Inn Pentagon, 2480 South Glebe Road, Arlington, VA

Begin Itinerary – TBD

1:00 – THINK TANK BRIEF – Meeting with Dr. Anthony Cordesman – Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

3:00 – MEET SENATOR CORKER – Dirksen Senate Office Building

3:15 – MEET with Senator Corker’s Staff for Foreign Relations Committee briefing.
Dirksen.

Open Time / Hotel Refresh
Dinner TBD
Evening – Driving Tour of Washington
Overnight: Comfort Inn Pentagon, 2480 South Glebe Road, Arlington, VA

FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2016

Breakfast at Hotel

8:00 am Begin Itinerary

10:00 am – 11:00 am – Proceed to Capitol

10:45 – Meet at 1535 Longworth House Office Building

11:00 am – 12:00 am – CAPITOL TOUR – Staff led tour courtesy Congressman Cooper’s office – Meet at 1536 Longworth House Office Building

12:30 pm – Lunch on the fly

1:00 pm – VISIT OFFICE of the Representative, Kurdistan Regional Government Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman
1532 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036

[1-4 pm WACA/WorldQuest Check-In at the Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC]

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm – VISIT EMBASSY of the Russian Federation
2650 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
Ambassador Sergey Ivanovich Kislyak

5:30 pm – 6:45 pm Welcome reception at the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center, 1100 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC

Evening – Open

SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2016

Breakfast at Hotel – provided

8:00 am – Depart Hotel for National Press Club / Parking

9:00 am – 1:00 pm 2016 “Carlos and Malu Alvarez Academic WorldQuest” at the National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20045

1:00 pm Lunch

Afternoon touring

Dinner

SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2016

Breakfast at Hotel – provided

Checkout / Load bags in van

Morning and afternoon touring

6:00 pm – Enroute from Washington
7:00 pm – Arrive Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI)
8:40 pm – Depart BWI Southwest Airlines Flight 379
9:35 pm – Arrive Nashville (BNA)

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