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Bipartisan Tip Sheet – September 2013

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

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


 

Thursday, September 12
8:30AM to 10:30AM

Who: G. William Hoagland, Senior Vice President of the Bipartisan Policy Center
What: With one of the most ideologically polarized Congresses of all time in office, can Washington come to a consensus on controlling the nation’s growing $16.7 trillion debt? Join National Journal for a LIVE policy summit, convening members of Congress and other experts to examine what is being done to solve the long-term debt problem.
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Thursday, September 12
10:00AM

Who: Emil Frankel, Visiting Scholar at the Bipartisan Policy Center
What: Reason Foundation releases a new study examining the feasibility of using toll revenues to rebuild and modernize the aging Interstate highway system. Transportation experts from the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association, the American Road and Transportation Builders Association, the Bipartisan Policy Center, and the T2 Group will discuss the report, including the key recommendation that Congress allow toll-financed reconstruction.

Thursday, September 12
10:00AM to 11:30AM

Who: William Hoagland, Senior Vice President of the Bipartisan Policy Center
What: William Hoagland will participate on a panel discussion during a briefing of “Achieving Real Savings through Better Care: Policy Options for Improving Care and Slowing Cost Growth through Bipartisan Delivery System and Payment Reform”, a paper from the Moment of Truth Project and the National Coalition on Health Care. The event will take place at the Capitol Visitor Center.

Tuesday, September 17
10:00AM to 11:00AM

Who: Foreign Policy Project
What: Join BPC and Senators Richard Blumenthal and Dan Coats at Iran Sanctions: Tool of Hindrance, a discussion on the role sanctions can play in navigating between seeking a peaceful deal and preventing a nuclear Iran.

Friday, September 20
10:00AM to 12:30PM

Who: Health Innovation Initiative
What: At Building the Information Foundation for Personalized and Genomic Medicine, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) will bring together leaders from the public and private sectors to engage in a robust policy discussion regarding the information foundation needed for the advancement of personalized and genomic medicine, the barriers that stand in the way of its rapid development, and the policies needed to address those barriers.

Wednesday, September 25
12:00PM to 5:00PM

Who: Energy Project
What: BPC and NARUC host, GHG Regulation of Existing Power Plants Under the Clean Air Act: What Is It and How Will It Work?, the first workshop, will provide an overview of the context, precedent, and contours of the future GHG regulation of existing power plants. The workshop will feature experts and key stakeholders who will share views on the potential form, contents, and challenges of EPA guidance to states regarding performance standards that represent the “best system of emission reduction” for existing power plants.

Thursday, September 26
1:20PM to 2:20PM

Who: Janet Marchibroda, Director of Health Innovation
What: Janet will be speaking about Transforming Health Care: The Role of Health IT at the 8th annual Georgia Healthcare Trade Faire & Regional Conference sponsored by GAHIMSS at the Georgia World Congress Center in downtown Atlanta.

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