What if the government had its own conference facilities? Arguable the military already does, if conference organizers utilize their service academy facilities. But what about civilian agencies? Check out the National Conservation Training Center in West Virginia, it’s amazing and a short drive from Washington, DC. Could that be used by other agencies?
What other facilities exist for conference planners. Despite the GSA debacle, we’ll still need to gather and collaborate from time to time. How can we do it and contain costs, avoid tarnishing our reputations, remain good stewards of the taxpayer, and get our work done?