— The Consular Corps of Washington, DC —

February 12, 2020

Consular Corps Holiday Social Hour at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representation Office

On December 9, 2019, the Consular Corps organised its traditional Christmas Happy Hour in collaboration with TECRO at the beautiful residence of Twin Oaks. A special thank you to H.E. Stanley Kao and Mrs. Kao, as well as to his team for hosting this very special event.

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February 10, 2020

Happy Hour hosted by AKA White House

The Board would like to invite you to the first Consular Corps Happy Hour of 2020 on the 27th February from 5-7pm at AKA White House.

Kindly RSVP to Elisabeth Herndler at cc.programchair@gmail.com by the 24th February.

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January 31, 2020

Census 2020

A big thank you to Reginal Director Philip Lutz and his colleagues from the US Census Bureau for presenting to the Consular Corps on the Census Bureau and the 2020 Census. The team presented on a range of interesting topics relating to the 2020 Census and the diplomatic community and to foreign nationals, as well as data from the US Census Bureau on; world population, economics, and trade.

The event was hosted by Consular Corps member, the Embassy of Slovakia, in their beautiful presentation space.



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January 20, 2020

2020 Census. Presentation by Philip Lutz, Deputy Regional Director, Philadelphia Region, U.S. Census Bureau

Together with the Embassy of Slovakia, the Consular Corps of Washington D.C. would like to invite our members to the following afternoon working session:

Mr Philip Lutz, Deputy Regional Director, Philadelphia Region, U.S. Census Bureau will present on the upcoming 2020 Census.

Outline:

2020 Census overview

2020 Census and the Diplomatic Community

2020 Census and Foreign Nationals residing in the United States

Becoming a 2020 Census Partner

National Origin Data from the US Census Bureau

World Population, Economic, and Trade Data from the US Census Bureau

Questions and Answers 

Place: Embassy of Slovakia, 3523 International Court, NW

Date: Wednesday, 29 January 2020

Time: 3pm (will last approximately 90 minutes)

If you would like to attend, please contact Elisabeth Herndler no later than 24 January at cc.programchair@gmail.com

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November 11, 2019

International Repatriation: Visit to Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home and explanation of preparation and repatriation of foreign nationals with Mr. Archer Harmon and Ms. Barbara Kemmis, Executive Director of Cremation Association of North America (as a continuation of the event on Disaster Victim Identification with Mr. Howard Way at the British Embassy on September 20, 2019)

Event Details

Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019

Time: 3:00 pm Arrival (duration approximately 2hours)

Venue:          Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home
                       9902 Braddock Road
                       Fairfax
                       VA 22032 

Parking:       onsite parking available; if you need a ride or if you can offer a ride to someone in need please let Elisabeth Herndler know by emailing cc.programchair@gmail.com

Cost: complimentary
RSVP: Kindly rsvp to Elisabeth Herndler (cc.programchair@gmail.com) no later than Monday, November 18, 2019

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October 31, 2019

November Happy Hour and General Assembly at the Conrad Hotel, 5 November 2019.

The Board would like to invite you to the November Happy Hour and brief General Assembly on 5 November from 6-8pm at the Conrad Hotel.

Kindly RSVP to Elisabeth Herndler at cc.programchair@gmail.com by November 3rd.

The Conrad Washington, DC is located on New York Avenue between 9th and 10th streets NW. Metro: Orange, Sliver, Blue, Red to Metro Center; Green, Yellow to Gallery Place/Chinatown. The Conrad has $14 parking with validation at the event available for our members though we recommend taking a taxi or ride-share. On arrival, please go to the reception desk on the third floor where you’ll be directed to the Blue Willow Room in Estuary.

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October 25, 2019

Consular Corps of Washington, D.C. Events Through December 2019

Consular Corps of Washington, D.C. Events Through December 2019

Mark Your Calendars! The Board is looking forward to seeing you again soon.

October 29, 2019; 12noon: Professional Program and working lunch Subject: “Meet the new Director of the OFM, Ambassador Stephen Akard”
Venue: International Student House D.C.
               1825 R Street, N.W.
               Washington
               DC 20009

November 5, 2019; 6-8pm: General Assembly Meeting and Social Hour Venue: Conrad Hotel, in the beautiful Wine Room of the Estuary
               Restaurant 
               950 New York Avenue, N.W.
               Washington 
               D.C. 20001

November 21, 2019; 3pm: Afternoon Professional Program followed by hors d’oeuvre and drinks (as a continuation of the event on Disaster Victim Identification with Mr. Howard Way at the British Embassy on 20 September 2019)
Subject: “International Repatriation: Visit to Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home and explanation of preparation and repatriation of foreign nationals” with Mr. Archer Harmon
Venue: Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home
               9902 Braddock Road
               Fairfax
               VA 22032

December 9, 2019 6-8pm: Consular Corps Holiday Social Hour (members with spouse/partner)
Venue: Twin Oaks Estate
               3225 Woodley Road, N.W.
               Washington
               D.C. 20008

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October 15, 2019

Meet the new Director of the OFM, Ambassador Stephen Akard, confirmed by the US Senate on September 11, 2019

The Board would like to announce the October Professional Program and Working Lunch. We do hope you will be able to attend.

Topic: “Meet the new Director of the OFM, Ambassador Stephen Akard, confirmed by the US Senate on September 11, 2019

Event Details
Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Time: 12:00 noon Arrival
                       12:20 Attendees sit                          
                       12:25 Lunch begins
Venue: Great Hall, 2nd floor at International Student House D.C.  
                       1825 R Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20009
Parking: see below
Cost: $45.00 for Members, $60.00 for Non-Members
RSVP: Kindly rsvp to Elisabeth Herndler (cc.programchair@gmail.com) no later than Tuesday , October 22, 2019 (only prepaid meals are guaranteed)

If you rsvp and find that you are no longer able to attend, please notify me no later than 5:00pm on Friday, October 25, 2019. If you find you cannot attend after that time, please send someone in your place. You will be responsible for the meal. The Board looks forward to the pleasure of having you and any of your colleagues join us.

Parking or Public Transportation: The closest Metro stop is Dupont Circle Station (Q Street exit) which services the Red line.
Parking: ISHDC does not have parking available to guests. Two parking garages are conveniently located: https://parking.com/washington-dc/lot/1666-connecticut https://parking.com/washington-dc/lot/11-dupont-circle-nw Street parking is available on surrounding streets.

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October 14, 2019

International Repatriation: Visit to Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home. Preparations for Repatriation of Foreign Nationals

Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home
9902 Braddock Road
Fairfax
VA 22032

Thursday 21st November 2019
3pm – 6pm

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September 23, 2019

Consular Corps Opening Reception at the Rosewood 26th September 2019

The Board of the Consular Corps Washington D.C. is looking forward to kick-off this year with all of you at a reception at the Rosewood Washington D.C. on Thursday 26th September. Please forward this invitation to your consular colleagues of other embassies who are not yet CC members. Working-lunches, afternoon workshops and other future events are in the planning process and information will be forthcoming.

Kindly RSVP by Tuesday 24th September 2019 to cc.programchair@gmail.com

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