Upcoming transparency events/2008 November

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November 2008

Tues, Nov 18

Steny Hoyer, Majority Leader in the U.S. House of Representatives, will discuss:
"The Upcoming Agenda for Congress and the Next President"
10 a.m. @ National Press Club, 14th and F Sts., NW

Eric Schmidt on What's Ahead
Technology, Economic Growth and Open Government
Presented by the New America Foundation
Featuring Eric Schmidt, Chairman & CEO, Google and Member, President-Elect's Transition Economic Advisory Board; Steve Coll, President and CEO, New America Foundation
1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. @ Ronald Reagan Building Amphitheater, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Please Enter Via the Penn. Ave. Entrance, Across from National Theater**

Stephen Hess - Book Tour
What Do We Do Now? A Workbook for the President-Elect
6:30 p.m. @ Reiter's Books, 1990 K St., NW

Wed, Nov 19

Conversations with Daschle: Senator Dodd on the Financial Crisis
Co-Presented by the Center for American Progress, Campus Progress, and the Georgetown Public Policy Institute Featuring Senator Chris Dodd and former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle
12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. @ Center for American Progress, 1333 H St., NW, 10th Fl

Thurs, Nov 20

How Obama Won: The New Landscape of American Politics
Presented by the National Journal Group and Powell Tate
Featuring Stan Greenberg, Bill Kristol, Bill McInturff and Ruy Teixeira
Moderated by Ronald Brownstein
8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. @ The Watergate Building, 600 New Hampshire Ave., NW, University Room

Swit Toolbox Briefings: The New President and Congress
Seminar for journalists in Washington, D.C. that looks at progress in transition planning following the November 4 election, and at the likely relationship of the new president and Congress.
Presented by the Center on Congress at Indiana University (CCIU) and the Regional Reporters Association
Featuring CCIU Director and former Rep. Lee Hamilton, D-Ind.; James Piffner, professor of public policy at George Mason University and author of "The Strategic Presidency: Hitting the Ground Running"; Washington Post Columnist David Broder; and journalist Martin Tolchin
8:30 a.m. @ Woodrow Wilson Center, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building

Forum on the New Politics of the Obama Age
Presented by NDN
Simon Rosenberg, President of NDN, Andrew Rasiej, founder of Personal Democracy Forum and Tim Chambers, co-founder of Media 50 Group
Noon @ 729 15th St., NW - First Floor

Internet Advocacy Roundtable 2008: A Great Web Campaign or the Greatest?
Presented by the Center for American Progress Action Fund
Featuring Jose Antonio Vargas, Washington Post; Kim Hart, Washington Post; Joel Berg, Campaigns & Elections/Politics; Micah Sifry, techPresident.com; Andrew Rasiej, Personal Democracy Forum; Sarah Lai Stirland, Wired.com; and Michael Whitney, techPresident.com
3 p.m. to 5 p.m. @ 1333 H Street, NW, 10th Floor

Fri, Nov 21

ITIF Debate: Are Broadband Markets Competitive Enough?
Presented by the Information Technology and Information Foundation (ITIF)
Featuring Jeff Eisenach, Chairman of Empiris LLC (and former founder and president of the Progress and Freedom Foundation); Ev Ehrlich, President of ESC Company (and former Clinton Administration Undersecretary of Commerce); and John Windhausen, President of Telepoly(and former president of the Association for Local Telecommunications Services)
9 a.m. to 11 a.m. @ ITIF, 1250 Eye Street, NW, Suite 200, Room 2

Homes with Tails What If You Could Own Your Internet Connection?
Presented by the New America Foundation
Featuring Tim Wu, Professor of Law, Columbia University; Derek Slater, Policy Analyst, Google, Inc.; Sascha Meinrath, Research Director, New America Foundation
Moderated by Michael Calabrese, New America Foundation
12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. @ 1630 Connecticut Ave, NW, 7th Floor