A monthly roundup of events featuring Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) founders, senior fellows, project leaders and staff.
Thursday, December 5
1:30AM to 2:45PM
Who: Janet M. Marchibroda, Director for Health Innovation
What: The Health Level Seven International (HL7) Policy Conference is gathering recognized experts, implementers and funders in the vanguard of health technology and policy change for a conversation about today’s challenges and tomorrow’s opportunities. The conference theme is Beyond Borders: Interoperability and the Future of Healthcare. Janet M. Marchibroda will speak at a session that will outline the near-term and futuristic policy issues involved in a connected, learning health care system.
Friday, December 6
9:00AM to 3:00PM
Who: Energy Project
What: The Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Energy Project, together with the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), is hosting GHG Regulation of Existing Power Plants under the Clean Air Act: Policy Design and Impacts, a public workshop about key policy design considerations for the regulation of greenhouse gases (GHGs) from existing power plants under section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act. The event will take place at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center and it will also explore the use of economic modeling to understand the potential impacts of GHG regulations.
Tuesday, December 10
9:30AM to 10:30AM
Who: Housing Commission and Immigration Task Force
What: Join members of BPC’s Immigration Task Force and Housing Commission in Will Immigration Reform Transform the Housing Market?, as they provide unique insights into the intersection of immigration reform and a potential housing recovery. The panelists will take questions from the audience, as well as from Twitter. To engage, Tweet us @BPC_Bipartisan or with #BPChousing.
Wednesday, December 11
8:30AM to 11:00AM
Who: Housing Commission
What: Join the Bipartisan Policy Center Housing Commission on A Forum on the Role of Private Capital in a Reformed Housing Finance System at the Dirksen Senate Office Building. The panelists will address critical issues like: Who provides private capital, how is it provided, and when does it attach? The event features Senator Tim Johnson (S-SD) and Senator Mike Crapo (R-ID).
Wednesday, December 11
Who: Homeland Security Project
What: Join BPC for the first in a series of events leading up to the July 2014 event to commemorate 10 years since the release of the 9/11 Commission report. In The Current State of Intelligence Reform, we will evaluate the state of intelligence reforms since the 2004 Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act, determining if in the post-Snowden era, our intelligence capabilities are where they need to be to meet the threat facing our nation. Directly following the panel discussion, copies of Michael Allen’s book “Blinking Red: Crisis and Compromise in American Intelligence after 9/11” will be available for purchase and signing.
Who: Lisel Loy, Director of the Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiative
What: The NACO Large Urban County Caucus Innovations Symposium will bring together representatives from America’s large urban counties for in-depth policy and practice discussions with global and national thought leaders, policy makers, foundations and corporations. The event will focus on the core county issues of healthy counties, smart justice reforms, and sustainable transportation and infrastructure systems, and resilient counties. For each session, there will be brief presentations, followed by inclusive roundtable discussions of regional and local practices from across America’s large urban counties.
Thursday, December 12
9:00AM to 1:00PM
Who: Tom Daschle, BPC Co-founder and John Fortier, Director of the Democracy Project
What: Join the New York University School of Law in “Exploring ‘Polarization’: A Conversation”, a special program co-chaired by Bob Bauer and Sally Katzen. Through presentations and panel discussions, the program brings together experts from politics, the media and public policy to discuss how the question of “polarization” has become so prominent in our national policy debate and politics. John Fortier will moderate the second panel “Polarization” in the “Political World” and Tom Daschle will deliver the closing remarks.