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Bipartisan Tip Sheet – January 2015

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

Michael Chertoff

[Pictured: General (Ret.) Michael Hayden will be participating in a panel on the recent Sony cyber-attacks on January 15]

Week of January 12, 2015

Who: Director of BPC’s Prevention Initiative Lisel Loy

What: Lisel Loy will participate in the Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Obesity Solutions quarterly meeting.

Where: Oakland, CA

Thursday, January 15, 2015
3:30 PM ? 5:00 PM ET

Who: Former Chairman of House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Mike Rogers (R-MI); Principal of The Chertoff Group, former Director of the CIA and NSA and Co-chair of BPC Electric Grid Cyber Security Initiative General (Ret.) Michael Hayden and former Assistant Secretary of Defense of Homeland Defense and Americas’ Security Affairs Dr. Paul Stockton.

What: BPC’s National Security Program  will hold a public panel discussion on the strategic implications of the Sony cyber-attack.  Learn more about the event here.

Where: Bipartisan Policy Center

Cisneros and Castro

[Pictured: The Hon. Henry Cisneros, co-chair of BPC’s Immigration Task Force, will be speaking at a National Journal event on January 20]

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
1:30 PM ? 4:30 PM ET

Who: Former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and Co-chair of BPC’s Immigration Task Force Henry Cisneros

What: Secretary Henry Cisneros will participate in an event held by National Journal entitled The Next America: Population 2043.  Topics to be discussed include the current large demographic shift in our country and what Washington can learn from local officials forging a new, diverse American identity.

Where: Newseum, Knight Conference Center 7th Floor

Thursday, January 22, 2015
8:30 AM ? 10:30 AM ET

Who: Rep. Diane Black (R-TN)

What: Rep. Diane Black will discuss the bipartisan bill she is working on with Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) related to health delivery system reform.

Where: Bipartisan Policy Center

Snowe Glickman

[Pictured: Co-chairs of BPC’s Commission on Political Reform Sec. Dan Glickman and Sen. Olympia Snowe will be at the University of New Hampshire on January 22]

Thursday, January 22, 2015
4:30 PM ? 6:00 PM ET

Who: Co-chairs of BPC’s Commission on Political Reform, Sen. Olympia Snowe and Secretary Dan Glickman 

What: Join BPC and The Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice, Leadership & Public Policy for a conversation with Maine’s former Senator Olympia Snowe and former Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman on practical solutions for political reform in Washington. Learn more about the event here.

Where: University of New Hampshire School of Law, 2 White Street, Concord, NH 03301


[Pictured: Janet Marchibroda, director of the Health Innovation Initiative at the Bipartisan Policy Center, will be moderating a panel on January 23]

Friday, January 23, 2015
12:15 PM ? 1:30 PM ET

Who: Karen Fisher of Senate Finance Committee (Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-OR), Colin Goldfinch of Senate HELP Committee (Ranking Member Patty Murray, D-WA), Alicia Hennie of Senate HELP Committee (Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-TN), Robert Horne of House Energy and Commerce Committee (Chairman Fred Upton, R-MI), Jane Lucas of Office of Sen. John Tune (Member, Senate Financial Committee, R-SD), Kristen O’Neill of Office of Rep. Gene Green (Member, House Energy and Commerce Committee, D-TX), Karen Summar of Office of Rep. Marsha Blackburn (Vice-Chairman, House Energy and Commerce Committee, R-TN), Kristin Welsh of Senate Finance Committee (Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-UT), and Janet Marchibroda, director of the Health Innovation Initiative at the Bipartisan Policy Center.

What: Janet Marchibroda will moderate a panel of professional staffers from key congressional committees and offices who will share their perspectives on both the challenges and opportunities associated with health information technology as well as what might be expected in 2015. Learn more about the event here.

Where: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room G-50

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
8:30 AM ? 1:00 PM ET

Who: Senior Fellow at Brookings Stuart Butler

What: Stuart Butler will discuss Prize-Linked Savings (PLS) at BPC.

Where: Bipartisan Policy Center

Thursday, January 29, 2015
10:00 AM ? 12:00 PM ET

What: Join the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Energy Project for a discussion on the commonalities and differences in stakeholder reactions to the proposed section 111(d) regulation for existing power plants.

Where: Bipartisan Policy Center

Birthdays this month:

January 5 ? Immigration Task Force member Gov. Edward G. Rendell

January 8 ? BPC Senior Fellow Sen. Slade Gordon

January 23 ? BPC Senior Fellow Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa

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