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Bipartisan Tip Sheet – April 2015

Friday, April 10, 2015

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

Margot Anderson

Margot Anderson, executive director of BPC’s Energy Project, will moderate the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Lockheed Martin’s Energy-Water-Food Nexus roundtable on April 17.

Monday, April 13, 2015
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET

Who: Eric Lightner, director of the Federal Smart Grid Task Force at the U.S. Department of Energy; Emily Felt, director of renewable energy strategy and compliance at Duke Energy Corporation; Melissa Lavinson, vice president of federal affairs at PG&E Corporation and Climate Action Reserve board member; and Margot Anderson, executive director of BPC’s Energy Project.

What: Please join us for a dialogue on how technology innovation is transforming the utility industry and what these changes mean for electricity consumers in the coming years.

Where: 2322 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20015

Sunday, April 12, 2015 – Wednesday, April 16, 2015

Who: Timothy Frazier, director of BPC’s nuclear waste initiative

What: Timothy Frazier will speak at the American Nuclear Society’s conference on high-level radioactive waste (HLW). The conference will focus on finding solutions for integrated management of used fuel and HLW.

Where: Charleston, SC

Michael Chertoff

Former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff will give keynote remarks on April 13 at a panel discussion hosted by BPC.

Monday, April 13, 2015
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ET

Who: Former Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff, a member of BPC’s Immigration Task Force and co-founder of the Chertoff Group; Paul Anstine, staff director of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security; Michael J. Fisher, chief of U.S. Border Patrol; Christian Ramírez, director of Southern Border Communities Coalition; Bryan Roberts, senior economist for Econometrica, Inc. and author of BPC’s report, Measuring the Metrics: Grading the Government on Immigration Enforcement; and Theresa Cardinal Brown, director of immigration policy at BPC.

What: BPC will host an expert panel to offer insights on the importance of border metrics for measuring the success of immigration enforcement. Register for the event.

Where: Bipartisan Policy Center (1225 Eye Street NW, Tenth Floor, Washington, D.C. 20005)

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. ET

Who: Katherine Hayes, director of health policy at BPC

What: Katherine Hayes will participate in the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s 2015 national forum to discuss legislative updates in the fight against cancer. RSVP to receive a call-in number.

Where: Rocky Hill Office, 825 Brook Street, Rocky Hill, CT or by phone.

Prevention Initiative

Lisel Loy (left), director of BPC’s Prevention Initiative, and BPC President Jason Grumet participating in a roundtable on nutrition

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 – Wednesday, April 15, 2015
9:00 a.m. – 3:20 p.m. ET Tuesday
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. ET Wednesday

Who: Lisel Loy, director of BPC’s Prevention Initiative

What: Lisel Loy will participate in the Institute of Medicine’s two-day Roundtable on Obesity Solutions to discuss “Physical Activity and Obesity – State of the Science” & “Innovative Strategies for Promotion of Physical Activity.” Register for the event.

Where: Auditorium, National Academy of Sciences Building, 2101 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20418

Friday, April 17, 2015

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET

Who: Margot Anderson, executive director of BPC’s Energy Project

What: Margot Anderson will moderate the U.S Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Lockheed Martin’s “Energy-Water-Food Nexus: Risks and Opportunities for the Private Sector” roundtable. Register for the event.

Where: National Geographic Headquarters, 1600 M Street NW Washington, D.C. 20036

Friday, April 17, 2015

Who: Jason Burwen, senior policy analyst for BPC’s Energy Project

What: Jason Burwen will moderate the Chicago Booth Energy Group’s Energy Forward 2015 Conference. Topics and questions addressed will include: the outlook for U.S. oil markets and upstream activity, U.S. midstream activity, outlook for the U.S. power sector, venture capital and private equity activity in energy, energy policy development and the effect on markets, and innovative new energy business models. Register for the event.

Where: Booth School of Business, Chicago, Illinois.

Janet Marchibroda

Janet Marchibroda, director of BPC’s Health Innovation Initiative, will speak at an American Board of Medical Specialties Forum on April 21.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 – Wednesday, April 22, 2015
7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. ET Tuesday
7:30 a.m .-11:30 a.m. ET Wednesday

Who: Janet Marchibroda, director of BPC’s Health Innovation Initiative

What: Janet Marchibroda will speak at the American Board of Medical Specialties’ 2015 National Policy Forum. Healthcare leaders, practice experts and legislative insiders will share their insights and discuss the implications of system reform for medical specialty practice, certification, and the Member Boards Community.

Where: Fairfax at Embassy Row, 2100 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20008

Sunday, April 26, 2015 – Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Who: BPC President Jason Grumet.

What: Jason Grumet will speak at the Milken Institute’s Global Conference. The conference will bring together leading thinkers in disparate disciplines to exchange ideas and work to address some of the world’s toughest challenges.

Where: The Beverly Hilton, 9876 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Monday, April 27, 2015

6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. PT

Who: Timothy Frazier, director of BPC’s nuclear waste initiative

What: BPC will host a regional event in Richland, WA for a discussion on the disposal of defense waste and the impacts of the lack of action on Native American tribes.

Where: Red Lion Hanford House Hotel, 802 George Washington Way, Richland, WA 99352

Sally Tucker serves as an intern for BPC’s communications team.