Cyprus President to be Honored at
33rd Annual Cyprus Conference in
Washington, DC June 6-8
PSEKA, AJC, HALC, CEH, FCAO, AHEPA
and Cyprus US Chamber to Host Conference
WASHINGTON, DC, March 27, 2017 — The President of the Republic of Cyprus, His Excellency
Nicos Anastasiades, will be the featured honoree as Greek-American and Cypriot-American
leaders from across the country and Hellenes from around the world will gather in Washington, DC
for the 33rd Annual Cyprus Conference June 6-8, 2017. This conference is hosted by the
International Coordinating Committee — Justice for Cyprus (PSEKA), the American Jewish
Committee (AJC), the Hellenic American Leadership Council (HALC), the Coordinated Effort of
Hellenes (CEH), the Federation of Cypriot American Organizations (FCAO), the American Hellenic
Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) and the Cyprus US Chamber of Commerce.
Conference participants will again be meeting with the highest-level administration officials who
formulate U.S. policy toward Cyprus, Greece and Turkey. In recent years, we’ve met with Presidents,
Vice Presidents, Secretaries of State, dozens of other officials from the White House and State
Department as well as – each year – with over 45 key U.S. Senators and Members of Congress who
serve on the pertinent committees and subcommittees, and others, who play a major role in policy.
Below please find a Conference Agenda.
In order to participate in this important conference, please:
1. Fill out and submit the electronic registration form –
2. Mail in your payment (details on registration form) to finalize your registration.
Checks should be made out to “PSEKA Cyprus Conference” and mailed to PSEKA Cyprus
Conference, 1100 New Hampshire Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20037. Please indicate registrant
name(s) in memo field.
3. Reserve one of the reduced-rate hotel rooms at the Willard Hotel ($489/night) [please call the
hotel directly at 800-424-6835 or 202-628-9100 and identify yourself as a PSEKA Conference
participant] or at the J.W. Marriott Hotel ($329/night) [please make your reservation online at
https://aws.passkey.com/e/49128058 or call the hotel directly at 202-393-2000 and identify
yourself as a PSEKA Conference participant].
Please contact Sophia Cotzia at [email protected] or 718-545-7202 with any questions regarding
hotel reservations. Please contact Elizabeth Fagan at [email protected] or 202-393-7790 with
any questions regarding registration.
• Please note Conference Registration closes on Friday, June 2.
We hope to see you in Washington, DC June 6-8 for this important conference.
33rd Annual Cyprus Conference
Hosted by PSEKA, AJC, HALC, CEH, FCAO, AHEPA and Cyprus US Chamber
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
11:30 am Registration begins [Willard Hotel, (14th and Pennsylvania Avenue NW)]
12:00 noon – 4:30 pm Briefing session and Panels (lunch served) [Willard Hotel]
12:00 noon – 1:30 pm Briefing Session
* Cyprus Government Spokesman Nikos Christodoulides
* Cyprus Presidential Commissioner for Overseas Cypriots Photis Photiou
* Ambassador of Cyprus to the United States Leonidas Pantelides
* Ambassador of Greece to the United States Haris Lalacos
6:30 – 8:30 pm Welcoming reception hosted by the Ambassador of Cyprus [Cyprus Ambassador’s
Residence, 1825 24th Street, NW]
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
7:45 am Buses depart for Capitol Hill
8:30 – 12:00 noon Breakfast and meetings with approximately 30 key Members of Congress
12:30 pm – 3:00 pm Lunch and meetings with key U.S. Senators
6:00 pm Cocktails
7:00 pm Banquet honoring President of Cyprus His Excellency Nicos Anastasiades
Thursday, June 8, 2017
8:30 am Breakfast and briefing by White House Official [Willard Hotel]
End of Conference
1100 New Hampshire Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20037