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Bipartisan Tip Sheet – October 2013

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

Tuesday, October 1
5:30PM to 6:30PM
Who: Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative
What: On Tuesday, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) will host a reception for Where the Jobs Are: Entrepreneurship and the Soul of the American Economy, a book co-authored by John Dearie and Courtney Geduldig. The reception will feature remarks from Congressman Pat Tiberi (R-OH) and will be followed by a book signing.

Tuesday, October 1
Who: Dan Glickman, BPC Senior Fellow
What: Dan Glickman will deliver opening comments at the Roundtable Roundup: Patterns, Innovations, and Common Interests as part of the Kaiser Permanente Every Body Walk Summit. The five invited roundtables will reconvene as one group at the Medical Center and will deliver brief highlights.

Wednesday, October 2
9:00AM to 10:30AM
Who: Housing Commission
What: The Perspectives on the Proposed Qualified Residential Mortgage Rule Bridge-Builder Breakfast discussion of the proposed QRM rule will examine the key improvements from the previous version, and areas still in need of work. The panel discussion features Michael Calhoun, President of the Center for Responsible Lending and Debra Still, President & CEO of Pulte Mortgage and Chairman of Mortgage Bankers Association.

Wednesday, October 2
9:15AM to 10:00AM
Who: G. William Hoagland, BPC Senior Vice President
What: G. William Hoagland will be speaking at the Committer for Education Funding Legislative Conference which will take place in Washington, DC.

Wednesday, October 2
3:00PM to 5:00PM
Who: Robin Schepper, Senior Advisor to BPC’s Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiative
What: Please join the Comparative Urban Studies Project of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars for a seminar on Building Livable Cities and Healthy Communities: Policy and Planning Approaches for Resilience and Sustainability. A panel of experts will discuss innovative law and policy solutions for creating healthier neighborhoods and cities. Speakers will identify environmental change solutions for diseases like diabetes, obesity, asthma, and lung cancer. Please RSVP to [email protected]

Thursday, October 3
8:00AM to 2:30PM
Who: Katherine Hayes, Director of Health Policy
What: Join National Journal in Countdown to Transformation: A Roadmap to Health Care’s Next Era-90 Days Out for a preview of what could be the most significant day in the history of health care?90 days before it becomes a reality. This half day forum will examine the complex political, medical, and business ramifications of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Participants will include key decision makers from all corners of those impacted by the new law. To RSVP, please visit:

Friday, October 4
8:30AM to 10:00AM CST
Who: G. William Hoagland, BPC Senior Vice President
What: BPC’s Senior Vice President, G. William Hoagland, will be speaking at the Ernst & Young Executive Insight Session in Houston, TX.

Friday, October 4
Who: Steve Bell, Economic Policy Project Senior Director
What: Steve Bell will be speaking at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy’s Visiting Committee on the topic of Debt Ceiling and Budget Negotiations. The Visiting Committee of the Harris School of Public Policy is the lead advisory group to the Dean and Chicago Harris and is comprised of accomplished professionals with substantial experience in the public, non-profit, and private sectors.

Tuesday, October 8
8:30AM to 12:30PM
Who: Energy Project
What: BPC presents How Will Expanded Natural Gas Production Affect Climate Change Mitigation?, the third session in the New Geopolitics of Petroleum and Natural Gas series. This session, hosted by former Senator Pete Domenici, will examine whether natural gas and low carbon energy technologies can play complementary roles in transitioning the global economy to a cleaner, more sustainable trajectory. David Goldwyn of Goldwyn Global Strategies, LLC, former State Department Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, will moderate the event.

Tuesday, October 8
9:00AM to 10:00AM
Who: G. William Hoagland, BPC Senior Vice President
What: G. William Hoagland will participate in the “Eye of the Storm” forum at the Center for Strategic Tax Reform in Washington, DC.

Thursday, October 10
8:15 PM
Who: Alice Rivlin and Pete Domenici
What: The Concord Coalition will honor five individuals on Thursday at the Concord Coalition’s 21st Annual Economic Patriots Dinner, for their many years of distinguished public service with the 2013 Paul E. Tsongas Economic Patriot Award: Former Federal Reserve Vice Chair Dr. Alice Rivlin; former senators Sam Nunn, Pete Domenici and Bill Brock, and the late Rev. Bill Gray, who served as chairman of the House Budget Committee. The honorees will also participate in a panel discussion on the nation’s fiscal and economic challenges at the dinner, which will be held at the Phoenix Park Hotel.

Tuesday, October 15
Who: G. William Hoagland, BPC Senior Vice President
What: The University of Iowa is pleased to announce, Rebalancing Health Care in the Heartland 6: Public-Private Sector Strategies, the sixth in a series of forums that supports Iowa’s policymakers in their efforts to improve the health care of all Iowans. Join your colleagues at the Embassy Suites, Des Moines, for this non-partisan discussion focused on the significant health-related changes, challenges and opportunities in the State of Iowa.

Tuesday, October 15
11:30AM to 1:00PM
Who: G. William Hoagland, BPC Senior Vice President
What: At Health Reform in Iowa: Updates, Challenges and Opportunities, a forum co-hosted by the Concord Coalition and The Greater Des Moines Partnership, a distinguished panel of experts will discuss the latest on the exchange, what private and public sectors are doing to control health care cost and whether we can simultaneously improve both the economy and health.

Tuesday, October 15
1:00PM to 4:00PM
Who: Commission on Political Reform
What: BPC’s Commission on Political Reform (CPR) will hold its third in a series of National Conversations on American Unity in partnership with the Ohio State University and USA TODAY in Columbus, OH. CPR commissioners Secretary Dan Glickman and former Representatives Charles Gonzalez and Henry Bonilla will be joined by former Governor of Ohio Ted Strickland, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted, Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie and others for a conversation on election reform moderated by USA TODAY’s Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page. Joining the town hall will be Robert Bauer and Ben Ginsberg, co-chairs of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration. Join the conversation or submit questions on Twitter: @BPC_Bipartisan #EngageUSA

Thursday, October 17
9:00AM to 2:30PM
Who: Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiative
What: Join BPC, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation (AHG) and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) in Teaching Nutrition and Physical Activity in Medical School: Training Doctors for Prevention-Oriented Care, as we highlight several of the innovative approaches taken by medical schools around the country to increase nutrition and physical activity training. We will also highlight perspectives from other key organizations including insurers, licensing and certification boards, and community-based organizations.

Monday, October 21
8:00AM to 9:30AM
Who: Lisel Loy, Director of the Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiative
What: At Building Better Mousetraps: How Creative Partnerships Can Insert Nutrition Services into Health Care Issues, which is part of the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX,  attendees will discover how BPC led a dialogue on reducing escalating health care costs through its Nutrition & Physical Activity Initiative in the prevention and management of obesity.

Tuesday, October 22
Who: G. William Hoagland, BPC Senior Vice President
What: Brookings Executive Education program presents, The Insider’s Budgetary Process, an in-depth course on the federal budget process which examines the methods that go into formulating both the president’s budget and the congressional budget and, ultimately, authorization and appropriations. The course will also examine how agencies can best be positioned as funding decisions are made and how nongovernmental organizations can engage in there important deliberations.

Wednesday, October 23
8:30AM to 9:30AM
Who: Janet M. Marchibroda, Director for Health Innovation
What: Janet Marchibroda will be speak on Transforming Health Care: The Role of Health IT at the 4th annual South Florida Healthcare Trade Faire & Regional Conference. Event attendees at this session will hear on the common attributes of high performance in health care, the health IT capabilities needed to achieve high performance and new models of care, the current state of the field as it relates to such capabilities, and the policies and strategies needed to create a strong information foundation for high quality, cost-effective, patient-centered care, based on Janet’s work at BPC.

Wednesday, October 23
9:00AM to 10:30AM
Who: Margot Anderson, Executive Director of the Energy Project
What: Join the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation and a panel of experts in Challenging the Clean Energy Deployment Consensus; to discuss the roots of the Deployment Consensus, the reasons why a “deployment-first” strategy will fail, and why innovation-driven energy policies are the solution.

Wednesday, October 23
10:00AM to 11:30AM
Who: Foreign Policy Project
What: Join us as BPC’s Turkey Task Force unveils its recommendations for moving the U.S-Turkish relationship from rhetoric to reality in From Rhetoric to Reality: Reframing U.S. Turkey Policy. The event will feature former U.S ambassadors to Turkey, Ambassador Morton Abramowitz and Ambassador Eric Edelman. The moderator, Gus Raz, Host of NPR’s TED Radio Hour, will take questions from the audience, as well as Twitter. The event will be webcast. Tweet questions to @BPC_Bipartisan or email [email protected].

Wednesday, October 23
Who: Brian Collins, Policy Analyst of the Economic Policy Project
What: The Howard University Department of Political Science is sponsoring a panel discussion on the recent battle over the government shutdown and the debt ceiling: Now What? After the Government Shutdown. Participants on the panel are Brian Collins of the Bipartisan Policy Center, Josh Bivens of the Economic Policy Institute, Molly Jackman of the Brookings Institution, and the Heritage Foundation’s Romina Boccia. The discussion will be moderated by Harold Scott, Ph.D., deputy director of the Bunche International Affairs Center.

Thursday, October 24
9:30AM to 4:00PM
Who: Housing Commission
What: Top housing experts and policymakers will debate and discuss the housing finance system in the United States and plans for reforming Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in Getting Our House in Order: Solving the Lingering Issues of the Housing Recession, a discussion presented by the Bipartisan Policy Center and Zillow.

Wednesday, October 30
9:30AM to 11:00AM
Who: Health Innovation Initiative
What: The Bipartisan Policy Center and Intel Corporation will host a forum, The Innovation Economy: Information Revolution ? A Policy Forum on the Use of Big Data in Homeland Security, that will explore the potential for big data innovation to improve homeland security, current and future challenges to overcome, and policy principles that will encourage innovation while safeguarding privacy and security in out increasingly connected society. This event is part of the ongoing Innovation Economy conversation convened by Intel in 2009, focused on the vital role of innovation in sustaining and building upon U.S competitiveness in the global economy.

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