Bipartisan Tip Sheet: February

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Thursday, January 31, 2013

A monthly roundup of events featuring Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) founders, senior fellows, project leaders and staff

[Pictured: Former Congressman Lee Hamilton, co-leader of BPC's Homeland Security Project]

By Abbey Brandon

Friday, February 1

1:15 to 2:30PM ET

Who: G. William Hoagland, BPC Senior Vice President

What: BPC Senior Vice President G. William Hoagland will moderate a panel discussion entitled “Finding Consensus on Medicare” hosted by the National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) at the 25th Annual Policy Research Conference. Learn more about the conference here.

Friday, February 1

Who: Tom Daschle, BPC Co-founder and former U.S. Senate Majority Leader; Chris Jennings, Co-director of BPC’s Health Project; and Donna E. Shalala, co-leader of BPC’s Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiative and President of the University of Miami

What: BPC leaders will speak at the University of Miami’s “Business of Health Care Post Election” conference. “The conference promises to offer an unparalleled opportunity for the exchange of ideas on the business of health care at this pivotal time.” Learn more about the event here.

Monday, February 4

5:30 to 7:00PM CT

Who: Lee Hamilton, co-leader of BPC’s Homeland Security Project

What: Congressman Lee Hamilton will give a keynote address at an event hosted by Indiana Humanities and the Porter County Community Foundation. Following Congressman Hamilton’s remarks, he will engage in a panel discussion on civility, entitled “Civility Matters: Civility in Politics, Media and Business.” Learn more about the keynote address here.

Tuesday, February 5

1:15 to 2:45PM ET

Who: Jennifer Macedonia, BPC Senior Advisor

What: BPC Senior Advisory Jennifer Macedonia will speak on a panel hosted by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) at the Winter Committee Meeting. The panel, “New Source Performance Standards: Exploring the Future in an NSPS World” brings together expert panelists to explore the requirements placed upon EPA by the Clean Air Act, and various compliance proposals currently being considered by stakeholders. Panelist will engage in a discussion on potential economic impacts, challenges, and lay out options for Commissioners and what the future might look like with NSPS in play. Learn more about the meetings here.

[Pictured: BPC President Jason Grumet]

Wednesday, February 6

2:15 to 3:00PM ET

Who: Jason Grumet, BPC President

What: BPC President Jason Grumet will speak at a panel on bipartisan renewable energy at the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) Forum. Learn more about the event here.

[Pictured: BPC Senior Fellow and former U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan]

Wednesday, February 6

Who: Former U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan, BPC Senior Fellow

What: BPC Senior Fellow Senator Byron Dorgan will give the keynote address at the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo in Las Vegas. Learn more about the conference here.

Sunday, February 10

7:30AM ET

Who: Energy Project Electric Grid Initiative Co-chairs Allison Clements, Curt Hebert and Rick Boucher

What: Energy Project leaders will appear on Platts Energy Week TV with host Bill Loveless at 7:30AM on CBS WUSA9 and online. Watch the show here.

Thursday, February 14

9:00 to 10:30AM ET

Who: G. William Hoagland, BPC Senior Vice President

What: BPC Senior Vice President G. William Hoagland will speak to the Baltimore Chapter of the International Society of Certified Employees Benefit Specialists (ISCEBS) about the implementation of the ACA, employer provided health care and broader Medicare and Medicaid reforms. Learn more about the program here.

Thursday, February 21

Who: John Fortier, Director of BPC’s Democracy Project

What: BPC Democracy Project Director John Fortier will speak at William and Mary Law School at the Annual Election Law Symposium to explore election delays. Learn more about the symposium here.

[Pictured: BPC Senior Vice President G. William Hoagland]

Tuesday, February 26

Who: G. William Hoagland, BPC Senior Vice President

What: BPC Senior Vice President G. William Hoagland will speak at the National Potato Council on the budget impasse. View more information here.

Birthdays this month

February 22: Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader and BPC Senior Fellow, Bill Frist