Today is July 7, 2015
These are PAST events, relative to today's date.

Turkey and the Kurds: Post-Election Prospects for Progress?

July 1, 2015 / 02:00 p.m. to 03:30 p.m. ET
BPC hosted a discussion of the Turkish election and its impact on the Kurdish issue both in Turkey and the larger region.

Talking TSCA: Updating the Law for the 21st Century

June 25, 2015 / 09:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. ET
Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) and Representative John Shimkus (R-IL) will headline a BPC discussion about the Toxic Substance Control Act.

Four Decades of Appliance Energy Efficiency Standards: What has been Accomplished, and Where are We Headed Next?

June 24, 2015 / 02:00 p.m. to 03:00 p.m. ET
BPC hosted a discussion to explore what efficiency standards have accomplished, what the future could bring, and what Congress should have in mind as it considers new energy legislation.

Political Polarization: Finding Solutions

June 22, 2015 / 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET
The gap between the two political parties can be seen most clearly in Washington and especially in Congress, but also among American voters themselves.

Batteries for Vehicles and the Electric Grid: Maximizing the Return on Federal R&D Investments

June 11, 2015 / 03:00 p.m. to 04:00 p.m. ET
BPC's American Energy Innovation Council hosted a discussion on the linkages between federal R&D investment, battery technology and U.S. business competitiveness.

Midcontinent States Regional Workshop: Implementation Options for EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan

June 5, 2015 / 08:30 a.m. to 03:30 p.m. ET
The Great Plains Institute and BPC hosted a workshop to discuss implementation options for the EPA's Proposed Clean Power Plan in the Midcontinent region.

On Leadership: Second-Term Presidents

June 2, 2015 / 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET
How have second-term presidents worked with Congress, with their own party, and with the opposing party?

A Prescription for Prevention

May 28, 2015 / 01:00 p.m. to 02:30 p.m. ET
Preventable chronic diseases now affect half the U.S. adult population and account for the bulk of U.S. health care costs.

Champions, Critics and Consequences of a New Fiduciary Standard

May 27, 2015 / 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET
What is the best way to ensure transparent, accurate, and timely disclosure of the fees? Is a "fiduciary standard" the right approach?

The Economics of Step-by-Step Immigration Reform

May 21, 2015 / 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET
Many lawmakers have suggested that reform should proceed not through a single comprehensive bill, but through a sequence of focused legislative efforts.