Past Events

Jun. 17, 2014
Bipartisan Policy Center

BPC hosted a discussion of the regional implications of the emerging conflict in Iraq, how it will impact regional players, and what U.S. interests and policy options might be.

Jun. 10, 2014
The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars

At a time when young Americans face record unemployment rates, trillions of dollars in student loan debt, and a diminishing Social Security Trust Fund, Common Sense Action, a nationwide Millennial grassroots organization, released its Agenda for Generational Equity during an event at The Washington Center.

Jun. 10, 2014
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Building 3-270)

BPC hosted a public discussion with several nuclear experts and interested stakeholders to identify the barriers prohibiting movement on nuclear waste and the measures to remove or reduce those barriers.

May. 22, 2014
Bipartisan Policy Center

BPC and Embassy of the Republic of Poland held a discussion about how to reinvigorate the transatlantic relationship, with a particular focus on how Poland and other relatively recent members of the European community can today work with the United States toward the continued goal of a Europe whole and free.

May. 21, 2014
U.S. Chamber Foundation

The Bipartisan Policy Center, the Business Roundtable, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation hosted a discussion with former Republican governors who played an integral role in the adoption of the Common Core State Standards in their respective states.

May. 20, 2014
Bipartisan Policy Center

BPC and Deloitte hosted the second annual Deloitte Housing Symposium. The day featured a networking session and panel discussions focused on trends in the housing market. The event presented innovative ideas around some of the housing market’s most challenging issues, such as the role of FHA and the future of affordable housing. 

May. 14, 2014
U.S. Capitol

Years of deferred maintenance and underinvestment have eroded America’s essential infrastructure, jeopardizing economic vitality and international competitiveness. With public funding increasingly constrained, leveraging private investment is widely seen as a key strategy for addressing this challenge.

Apr. 23, 2014
Bipartisan Policy Center

BPC launched its Commission on Retirement Security and Personal Savings. The initiative will examine whether savings rates and available savings vehicles are meeting the retirement goals of Americans and the nation's investment needs.

Apr. 22, 2014
Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue

BPC and NYU Wagner hosted a conversation with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan. One week before the scheduled mark-up of the Housing Finance Reform and Taxpayer Protection Act of 2014, Secretary Donovan offered comments on GSE reform and the state of the U.S. housing market.

Apr. 21, 2014
Washington Court Hotel

With the U.S. tight oil boom headlining the dramatic resurgence in North American oil production, expectations about future oil supply have shifted from traditional OPEC oil producers to countries whose oil production had previously been declining. This virtual explosion in the production of unconventional oil has major implications for the development of all oil sources, particularly high-cost, high-risk “frontier oil,” as found in the Arctic or ultra-deepwater.