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These DC-area, technology and transparency themed events have been compiled by Allison Broad. Please add any other free events that fit with the theme, or allibroad AT gmail.com with a link to the program.

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Events

June 2009

Mon, June 1

Web 2.0 and the Federal Government
Presented by the Center for American Progress
Moderated by Peter Swire, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress and the C. William O’Neill Professor of Law at the Ohio State University
Featuring Andrew Sherry, Senior Vice President for Online Communications; Tim O'Reilly, Founder and CEO of O'Reilly Media, Inc; Alec Ross, Senior Advisor for Innovation to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, charged with blending new information technologies with diplomacy; and Faiz Shakir, Research Director for The Progress Report and ThinkProgress.org at Center for American Progress Action Fund
Noon to 1:30 p.m. @ 1333 H Street, N.W., 10th Floor

Conference America's Future Now
Presented by the Campaign for America's Future
June 1 to June 3 @ Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street, N.W.
Fee to attend

Conference Computers, Freedom and Privacy
Presented by Creating Our Future
June 1 to June 4 @ George Washington University's Marvin Center


Wed, June 3

Committee Hearing Remittances: Regulation and Disclosure in a New Economic Environment
House Financial Services Committee; Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee
10 a.m. @ 2128 Rayburn House Office Building


Thurs, June 4

Committee Hearing Internal Revenue Service (IRS) operations, FY2010 budget proposals, and the 2009 tax return filing season
House Ways and Means Committee; Oversight Subcommittee
Featuring IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman
10 a.m. @ 1100 Longworth House Office Building

Committee Hearing H.R. 1508 - Sunshine in Litigation Act of 2009
House Judiciary Committee; Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee
11 a.m. @ 2237 Rayburn House Office Building

Committee Hearing H.R. 984 - State Secret Protection Act of 2009
House Judiciary Committee; Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
2 p.m. @ 2141 Rayburn House Office Building

Better Parties, Better Government: A Realistic Program for Campaign Finance Reform
Presented by AEI
Featuring Michael Barone, AEI; Ira Glasser, former executive director, American Civil Liberties Union; Peter J. Wallison, AEI; and Joel M. Gora, Brooklyn Law School
5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. @ Wohlstetter Conference Center, Twelfth Floor, 1150 Seventeenth Street, N.W.


Fri, June 5

Broadband Nation: Where Does the U.S. Really Stand in the World Rankings?
Presented by the Free State Foundation
Featuring Ambassador David Gross, former U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy at the U.S. Department of State; Robert Atkinson, Information Technology & Innovation Foundation; Link Hoewing, Verizon Communications; and Christopher Guttman-McCabe, CTIA – The Wireless Association
Noon to 2 @ Congressional Meeting Room North, Capitol Visitor Center


Sat, June 6

IP World Congress
Presented by the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys
June 6 to June 10 @ JW Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue
Restricted to members / Fee to attend


Mon, June 8

Unintended Consequences and Intended Non-Consequences
Presented by AEI
Featuring Arthur C. Brooks and Christopher DeMuth of AEI
5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. @ Wohlstetter Conference Center, Twelfth Floor, 1150 Seventeenth Street, N.W.


Tues, June 9

Frontiers for Creators in the Marketplace
2nd World Copyright Summit
All day June 9 and June 10 @ Ronald Reagan Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Fee to attend


Wed, June 10

Social Justice Is Not What You Think It Is
Presented by the Heritage Foundation
Featuring Michael Novak, George Frederick Jewett Scholar in Religion, Philosophy, and Public Policy,American Enterprise Institute; and Jennifer Marshall, Director, Domestic Policy Studies and the DeVos Center for Religion and Civil Society, The Heritage Foundation
Noon @ The Heritage Foundation's Allison Auditorium

The Open Technology Initiative
Presented by the New America Foundation
Featuring Rick Whitt, Washington Telecom and Media Counsel, Google; Christopher Libertelli, Director of Government and Regulatory Affairs, Skype; Ben Scott, Policy Director, Free Press; Helen Brunner, Director, Media and Democracy Fund; and Sascha Meinrath, Director, Open Technology Initiative, New America Foundation
6 p.m. to 8 p.m. @ 1899 L St NW, 4th Floor


Thurs, June 11

Voting Rights-and Wrongs: The Elusive Quest for Racially Fair Elections
Presented by AEI and the Federalist Society
Moderated by Henry Olsen, AEI
Featuring Abigail Thernstrom, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights; Michael A. Carvin, Jones Day; and Richard H. Pildes, New York University School of Law
2 p.m. to 4 p.m. @ Wohlstetter Conference Center, Twelfth Floor

Leadership Breakfast Human Capital I: The Future of the Civil Service
Presented by Government Executive
7:30 a.m. @ National Press Club, 529 14th St., NW


Fri, June 12

Election Demographics: What We Learned in 2008, What It Means for 2010 and 2012
Presented by A.E.I
Featuring Karlyn Bowman, AEI; Ruy Teixeira, Brookings Institution; Bill Bishop, author of The Big Sort; Ron Brownstein, Atlantic Media; William Frey, Brookings Institution; Scott Keeter, Pew Research Center; Robert Lang, Virginia Tech; Michael Barone, AEI; and Mark Schmitt, The American Prospect
9 a.m. to Noon @ Wohlstetter Conference Center, Twelfth Floor, 1150 Seventeenth Street, N.W.


Tues, June 16

2009 Symantec Government Symposium Government 2.0 – Moving Forward Together
Presented by Symantec and others
7:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. @ Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Fee to Attend


Wed, June 17

Discovering Openness in Health Systems
Presented by the Genetic Alliance
July 17 to July 19 @ Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda, MD
Fee to attend

Innovation in Government: How to Make the Public Sector Faster, Smarter and More Connected
Presented by the Brookings Institution
Featuring Darrell M. West, Vice President and Director, Governance Studies; Beth Simone Noveck, Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Open Government, Executive Office of the President, Professor of Law, New York University Law School; and Carmen Sirianni, Professor of Sociology and Public Policy, Brandeis University
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. @ Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.

Committee Hearing Oversight of the Justice Department
Senate Judiciary Committee
Featuring Attorney General Eric Holder
10 a.m. @ 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building


Thurs, June 18

Broadband Policy Summit V - Building Out America
Presented by the Federal Communications Bar Association and Pike & Fischer
June 18, 8:30 a.m. to June 19, 12:30 p.m. @ Pike & Fischer, Arlington, VA
Fee to Attend

Conference on the Formulation of Energy and Climate Policy: Toward an Open and Transparent Process
Presented by the Woodrow Wilson Center and others
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. @ Online

Committee Hearing The Administration's Proposal to Modernize the Financial Regulatory System
Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee
Featuring Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner
9:30 a.m. @ 216 Hart Senate Office Building

Committee Hearing Strengthening Oversight and Preventing Fraud in FHA and other HUD Programs
House Financial Services Committee; Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
10:00 a.m. @ 2128 Rayburn House Office Building

Committee Hearing The Administration’s Plan for the Restructuring of the American Financial Regulatory System
House Financial Services Committee
Featuring Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner
1:30 p.m. @ 2128 Rayburn House Office Building.

Committee Hearing Oversight of Federal Financial Management
House Committee on Oversight and Reform; Government Management, Organization and Procurement Subcommittee
2:00 p.m. @ 2247 Rayburn House Office Building

Internet Advocacy Roundtable Shaping the Message
Presented by the Center for American Progress Action Fund
Moderated by Alan Rosenblatt, Ph.D., Associate Director of Online Advocacy, Center for American Progress Action Fund
Featuring Todd Cavalier, Creative Director, Informatics; Cherie Beck, Social Media Expert; Larke Paul, New Media Expert; Susan Finkelpearl, Online Strategy Director, Free Range Studio; and Deborah Murphy, Linguistic Anthropologist
3 p.m. to 5 p.m. @ 1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor


Tues, June 23

Transparency. Accountability. Velocity. Value. Helping Government Reinvest in America
Presented by Government Executive
7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. @ The Watergate 600 Office Building, University Room ~ 8th Floor, 600 New Hampshire Ave NW


Wed, June 24

White House Leadership on Innovation Policy: The Case for an Office of Innovation Policy
Presented by ITIF
Moderated by Robert Atkinson, President, The Information and Innovation Foundation
Featuring Stuart Benjamin, Professor of Law, Duke Law School; Arti Rai, Professor of Law, Duke Law School; and Stephen Merrill, Executive Director, Science, Technology and Economic Policy Program, National Academies of Science
9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. @ 1101 K Street, NW, Suite 610


Thurs, June 25

Leadership Breakfast The Chiefs: Their New Role (CIOs, CHCOs, CFOs, etc.)
7:30 a.m. @ National Press Club, 529 14th St., NW

Government Program Management Forum: Planning, Organization, Execution, Leadership
Presented by Government Executive
7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. @ Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Rotunda ~ 8th Floor (North Tower), 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Dawn of a New Politics
Presented by NDN
Featuring Simon Rosenberg
12:15 a.m. @ 729 15th St., N.W.


July 2009

Tues, July 7

Campus Progress 2009 National Conference
Presented by the Center for American Progress
July 7 to July 9


Mon, July 20

Excellence in Government 2009 Series New Leadership: People, Policy, Programs
Presented by the National Journal Group
All day @ Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
Fee to attend


August 2009

Thurs, Aug 6

Leadership Breakfast Green Government I: The Administration's Drive for a Greener Economy
Presented by Government Executive
7:30 a.m. @ National Press Club, 529 14th St., N.W.


Wed, Aug 19

Leadership Breakfast Technology III: Cyber Security
Presented by Government Executive
7:30 a.m. @ National Press Club, 529 14th St., N.W.


September 2009

Thurs, Sept 17

Leadership Breakfast Technology IV: Social Networking
7:30 a.m. @ National Press Club, 529 14th St., NW

Information Sharing
Editorial Webinar @ Your Computer

The Supreme Court: Past and Prologue A Look at 2008 and October 2009 Terms
Presented by the Cato Institute, to celebrate Constitution Day and the publication of the eighth volume of the annual Cato Supreme Court Review
10:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. @ The Cato Institute


Mon, Sept 22

Beyond Broadband Access: Data-Based Information Policy For a New Administration
Presented by Penn State, Michigan State, Rutgers, the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications and the New America Foundation
September 22, 10:30 a.m. to September 24, 1:30 p.m. @ 1899 L Street NW, Suite 400

One Web Day


Fri, Sept 25

37th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy (TPRC 2009)
Presented by the Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, officially the TPRC
Friday, September 25 to Sunday, September 27, 2009 @ George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, VA


October 2009

Mon, Oct 5

Excellence in Government 2009 Series Driving Federal Performance
Presented by the National Journal Group
All day @ Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center


November 2009

Thurs, Nov 19

Leadership Breakfast Green Government II: Agencies' Progress in Going Green
Presented by Government Executive
7:30 a.m. @ National Press Club, 529 14th St., N.W.


December 2009

Thurs, Dec 3

Leadership Breakfast New Administration Outlook
Presented by Government Executive
7:30 a.m. @ National Press Club, 529 14th St., N.W.


Fri, Dec 4

The New Administration's Challenges on Science & Technology: Staying the Course in Times of Crisis
Presented by the Policy Studies Organization
All day summit @ Carnegie Institution for Science, 1530 P St. NW



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Valuable Event Resources

Compilation of think tanks, media hubs, etc. that regularly list events dealing with subjects such as the executive transition, technology in government, and congressional accountability

1105 Government Information Group

American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI)

Bi-monthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) Meetings

Brookings Institution

Busboys & Poets

CAP Action Fund

Center for American Progress (CAP)

Cato Institute

DC-Area Readings - compiled by Mark Athitakis

The Broadband Breakfast Club

Free Culture DC's comprehensive calendar

Government Executive events - mostly leadership breakfasts and webinars

GovLoop

Heritage Foundation

Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF)

Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)

Library of Congress

Mercatus Center at George Mason University

National Journal Daybook (subscription required)

National Press Club's calendar

NDN

New America Foundation

NextGenWeb

UPCOMING DC events

Urban Institute

U.S. House of Representatives Committee Hearings

U.S. Senate Committee Hearings

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

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