Upcoming transparency events/2009 April

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Wed, Apr 1

Committee Hearing Oversight - the Environmental Protection Agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard
Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety
Charles T. Drevna, President, National Petroleum Refiners Association; Kelly Tiller, Director of External Operations, University of Tennessee Office of Bioenergy Programs; Michael McAdams, President, Advanced Biofuels Association; Nathanael Greene, Director of Renewable Energy Policy, Air & Energy Department, Natural Resources Defense Council; and Blake Early, Environmental Consultant, American Lung Association
10:00 a.m. @ 406 Dirksen Senate Office Building, EPW Hearing Room


Committee Hearing Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Act of 2009
House Committee on Science and Technology
Witnesses include Chris L. Greer; Peter Lee; Amit Yoran; and Deborah Estrin
10 a.m. to Noon @ 2318 Rayburn House Office Building


Wired for Progress Version 2.0
Presented by the Center for American Progress Action Fund
Featuring Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.; BP Capital Management Founder and Chairman T. Boone Pickens; John Podesta, president and CEO of the CAP Action Fund; and Bracken Hendricks, senior fellow at the CAP Action Fund
11 a.m. @ CAP, 1333 H St., NW, 10th Floor


Improving Transparency, Integrity, and Accountability in Water and Sanitation
Presented by The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
Featuring Maria Gonzales de Asis, senior governance specialist at the World Bank Institute; Donal O'Leary, senior adviser of Transparency International; John Butterworth, senior programme officer at IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre at the Hague; and Jaehyang So, manager of the Water and Sanitation Program at the World Bank
12:30 p.m. @ CSIS, 1800 K St., NW, B-1 Conference Level


Committee Markup Presidential Records Act Amendments of 2009
U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
2:30 p.m. @ 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building


Thurs, Apr 2

Committee Hearing Oversight of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Broadband
House Energy and Commerce Committee; Communications, Technology and the Internet Subcommittee
Witnesses TBA
9:30 a.m. @ 2322 Rayburn House Office Building


Committee Hearing Recovery and Reinvestment Spending: Implementing a Bold Oversight Strategy
U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Witnesses include Robert Nabors II, deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget; and Interior Department Inspector General Earl Devaney, chair of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board
10 a.m. @ 342 Dirksen Building


How to Engage with Bloggers and Navigate Social Media Etiquette
Presented by The Independent Public Relations Alliance
Featuring Kaitlyn Wilks, vice president of Ogilvy 360 Influence
11:30 a.m. @ Embassy Suites Hotel, 8517 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, Va.


In Pursuit of Democracy: Congress, Courts and New Challenges to the Voting Rights Act
Presented by The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS) and the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
Featuring Rep. James Sensenbrenner, R-Wis.; Rep. Melvin Watt, D-N.C.; Nina Perales, Southwest Regional Counsel, MALDEF; and NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund President and Director-Counsel John Payton
National Press Club, 14th and F Sts., NW, Conference Rooms, 13th Floor


Federal Campaign Finance Laws for Corporations and Their Political Action Committees
Conference presented by the Federal Election Commission
April 2 to April 3 @ Westin Hotel, 1400 M St., NW


Fri, Apr 3

Voices in Development: How Broader Participation Shapes the Agenda
Presented by The Johns Hopkins University Paul Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
4 p.m. @ SAIS, Bernstein-Offit Building, 1717 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Room 736


Mon, Apr 6

Bridging the Digital Divide: Examining the Emerging Law of Cyberspace
Second Annual Criminal Law Brief Symposium
Presented by Communications Law Society and Media & The Law Society
12:00pm - 1:30pm @ American University, Washington College of Law, Room 602, 4801 Massachusetts Avenue NW


Tues, Apr 7

Open Budget Survey 2008 Research Presentation
Presented by American University's (AU) Center for Public Finance Research
Featuring Warren Krafchik, director of the International Budget Partnership at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Noon @ AU, 4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Room 247, Mary Graydon Center


Fixing the U.S. Election System: Is a Democracy Index the Answer?
Presented by AEI and the Brookings Institution
Heather Gerken, J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law, Yale Law School; Harold Koh, Dean and Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law, Yale Law School; andNorman J. Ornstein, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute
Moderated by Thomas E. Mann, Senior Fellow, Governance Studies
2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. @ Falk Auditorium, Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.


Wed, Apr 8

Leadership Breakfast Acquisition and Reform in the Age of Stimulus and Bailout
Presented by Government Executive
Featuring Shay D. Assad, Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Acquisition and Technology, Director, Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy, U.S. Department of Defense; Allan V. Burman, President, Jefferson Solutions, Former OMB Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy; Steven J. Kempf, Assistant Commissioner for Acquisition Management, Federal Acquisition Service, U.S. General Services Administration; and John Nyce, Associate Director, Acquisition Services Directorate, National Business Center
Moderated by Timothy B. Clark, Editor-in-Chief, Government Executive
7:30 a.m. @ National Press Club, 529 14th St., NW

FCC Open Meeting
10 a.m. @ Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street SW

Lifting the TARP: Is a Reconstruction Finance Corporation a Better Way to Restore the Banking System?
Presented by Demos
Featuring Robert Johnson, former Managing Director, Soros Funds; Damon Silvers, AFL-CIO and Congressional Oversight Panel on the TARP; Jim Carr, National Community Reinvestment Coalition; Alex Pollock, American Enterprise Institute; Walker Todd, former Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, historian of the RFC; Anna Burger, Chair, Change to Win and member of President Obama's Economic Recovery Advisory Board; and Robert Kuttner, Demos and The American Prospect
9:00 a.m. @ Atrium Ballroom, Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Ave, N.W.


Thurs, Apr 9

Negotiation and the Global Information Economy
Presented by the New America Foundation's American Strategy Program
Featuring author J.P. Singh, associate professor of communication, culture, and technology at Georgetown University; and Steve Clemons, director of the American Strategy Program at NAF and publisher of theWashingtonNote.com
12:15 p.m. @ NAF, 1899 L St., NW, Suite 400


Securities Markets and Regulatory Reform
Presented by the National Economists Club
Featuring Eric Sirri, Director, Division of Market Regulation, Securities & Exchange Commission
1:30 p.m. @ Chinatown Garden Restaurant, 618 H Street N.W.


Webinar Improving Collaboration and Productivity in 21st Century Government
Presented by the Government Businesses Council, Government Executive, and Cisco
Featuring Bryan Klopack, Director of Research, Government Business Council; and Gerald Charles, Jr., Executive Advisor, Public Sector, IBSG, Cisco Systems, Inc.
2 p.m. Online


Fri, Apr 10

Political Behavioral Advertising in the 2008 Election: Politics Will Never Be the Same Again
Presented by Interactive Advertising Bureau Public Policy
Featuring Kate Kaye, senior editor of News and Special Projects at ClickZ; Jeff Dittus, CEO and co-founder of Campaign Grid; and Emily Williams, interactive account executive of MSHC Partners
10 a.m to 11:30 a.m. @ IAB Public Policy Office, 575 7th St., N.W.


A Government Out of Sight: The Mystery of National Authority in Nineteenth-Century America
Presented by the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virgina
Featuring Brian Balogh, Associate Professor, History at U.Va. and Chair,e Governing America in a Global Era Program (GAGE), Miller Center
11 a.m. @ 2201 Old Ivy Rd., Charlottesville, VA


The Return of Depression Economics?
Presented by the Washington Foreign Press Center (WFPC)
Featuring Paul Krugman, New York Times columnist and professor of economics and international affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University
2 p.m. @ National Press Building, 14th and F St., NW, Suite 800


Tues, Apr 14

Working Across Generations: Defining the Future of Nonprofit Leadership
Presented by Demos and Building Movement Project
Featuring Frances Kunreuther, Helen Kim, and Robby Rodriguez
3 p.m. to 5 p.m. @ The Meyer Foundation, 1250 Connecticut Avenue, NW


Moving from 'e'-Government to 'we'-Government— New Technologies for Transparency & Openness
Presented by Association for Competitive Technology (ACT)
Featuring Braden Cox, Association for Competitive Technology; Jerry Brito, Mercatus Center; and Andrew Plemmons Pratt, Center for American Progress
Please RSVP to Melissa Moskal at mmoskal AT actonline.org or 202.420.7484
9:30 to 10:45 a.m. @ Capitol Visitors Center, Congressional Meeting Room South


Webinar Transparency – Is the Government Ready?
Presented by the Government Business Council, Cisco, RedHat, Bearing Point, and others
Featuring Bryan Klopack, Director of Research, Government Business Council; and Allan Holmes, Executive Editor of Government Executive and Nextgov
2 p.m. Online


Wed, Apr 15

Roundtable to Examine Oversight of Credit Rating Agencies
Presented by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
9:30 a.m. @ SEC, 100 F St., NE, Auditorium


Oversight and the Stimulus Law
Presented by the American Association for Budget and Program Analysis
Featuring Clint Brass, Analyst, Government Organization and Management, Congressional Research Service
Noon to 1 p.m. @ 483 Ford House Office Building, 3rd & D S.W.


Understanding the People Part of IT: Views from Academia
Web Content Mavens is sponsored by NavigationArts, Percussion, Foresee Results, and Microsoft
Featuring Daryl Nardick, Senior Project Consultant & Director of Strategic Project Integration, Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS), Georgetown University; Michael R. Nelson, Visiting Professor, Internet Studies, Communication, Culture and Technology Program, Georgetown University; and David Ribes, Visiting Assistant Professor, Communication, Culture and Technology Program, Georgetown University
7 p.m. @ McFaddens Restaurant and Saloon, 2401 Pennsylvania Ave, N.W.


Thurs, Apr 16

Open Meeting of the Federal Election Commission (FEC)
10 a.m. @ 999 E Street, NW, 9th Floor


The Obama Administration: A Report Card on the First 100 Days
Presented by the Woodrow Wilson Center
Featuring Tom Fiedler, Dean, College of Communication, Boston University; Michael Fletcher, White House reporter, The Washington Post; Michael Kazin, Professor of History, Georgetown University; and Gerald Seib, Assistant Managing Editor and Executive Washington Editor, Wall Street Journal
Moderated by Linda Killian, Director, Boston University, Washington Center, and Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. @ Woodrow Wilson Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.


The Future of Liberalism?
Presented by the Brookings Institution
Featuring William Galston and E.J. Dionne Jr., senior fellows of governance studies at the Brookings Institution; Alan Wolfe, professor and director of the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life at Boston College; and Ross Douthat, senior editor of The Atlantic
10:30 a.m. @ 1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Saul/Zilkha Rooms


Internet Advocacy Roundatable Getting Wired for Progress
Presented by the Center for American Progress Action Fund
Featuring Kira Marchenese, Director, Internet Communications, Environmental Defense Fund; Jake Brewer, Internet Director, Energy Action Coalition; Heather Lauer, Director of Online Strategy, Pickens Plan; Michael Silberman, Vice President of Online Organizing, echoditto; Michael Sherrard, Power Up America, MoveOn.org Political Action; and Brad Johnson, Research Associate and blogger, ThinkProgress.org, Center for American Progress Action Fund
Moderated by Alan Rosenblatt, Ph.D., Associate Director of Online Advocacy, Center for American Progress Action Fund
3 p.m. to 5 p.m. @ 1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor


Transforming Crisis Into Opportunity
Presented by the American Association for Budget and Program Analysis
Featuring Dr. Donald F. Kettl, Professor of Political Science, Fels Institute of Government, University of Pennsylvania; and Stan Collender, Managing Director, Qorvis Communications
All day symposium @ Capital Hilton Hotel, 16th and K Streets, NW,


Fri, Apr 17

Tax Expenditures and Social Policy: Are We Getting Our Money's Worth?
Presented by the New America Foundation
List of discussion participants available on NAF website
9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. @ The New America Foundation, 1899 L St., NW, Suite 400


Microfinance Research Symposium From Information to Innovation: Harnessing Social Data to Empower Change
Presented by The Johns Hopkins University Paul Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
Featuring Foundation for International Community Assistance (FINCA) International President and CEO Rupert Scofield; Francis Fukuyama, director of the SAIS International Development Program; and FINCA International founder John Hatch
9:30 a.m. @ SAIS, Nitze Building, 1740 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Kenney Auditorium


The Evolving IP Marketplace - Markets for Intellectual Property
Workshop and hearing of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
9:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. @ FTC Conference Center, 601 New Jersey Avenue, N.W.


Inside Washington: Reporting on Congress
Presented by The Washington Foreign Press Center (WFPC)
Featuring House Foreign Affairs Committee communications director Lynn Weil
10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. @ 2200 Rayburn House Office Building


The Charismatic Organization: Eight Ways to Grow a Nonprofit that Builds Buzz, Delights Donors, and Energizes Employees
Presented by the Center for American Progress
Featuring Deborah Jospin and Shirley Sagawa, co-authors; and Nina Easton, Washington Bureau chief of Fortune magazine
Noon to 1:30 p.m. @ CAP, 1333 H St., NW, 10th Floor


Book Forum Can Government Be Trusted with the Money Supply?
Presented by the Cato Institute
Featuring George Selgin, Author of Good Money; Steve H. Hanke, Professor of Applied Economics, Johns Hopkins University and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Richard W. Rahn, Chairman, Institute for Global Economic Growth and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Moderated by James A. Dorn, Director Cato Annual Monetary Conference and Editor, Cato Journal
Noon @ 1000 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.


Government Transfers and Political Support
Presented by the Center for Global Development
Featuring Ted Miguel, Department of Economics, University of California at Berkeley; Madiha Afzal, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland; and Anders Olofsgård, School of Foreign Service and Department of Economics, Georgetown University
12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. @ 1776 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Third Floor


Sun, April 19

E-Democracy Camp 2
Location TBA


Mon, April 20

Excellence in Government 2009 Series: Advancing in the New Federal Landscape
Presented by the National Journal Group and Hooks Books Events
Conference on new trends in government and the federal workforce,with a session on "Renewing Government: Transparency, Collaboration, Confidence"
Featuring Cokie Roberts
All Day @ The Ronald Reagan Building @ 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Fee to attend


2009 Politics Online Conference
Presented by the Institute for Politics, Democracy & the Internet, Campaigns & Elections' Politics magazine, and GWU's Graduate School of Political Management
April 20th to 21st @ Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1330 Pennsylvania Avenue NW


Tues, Apr 21

CEA Washington Forum
Presented by the Consumer Electronics Association
Featuring Paul Begala, Political Analyst , CNN; Tucker Carlson, Senior Political Correspondent, MSNBC; Bill Lake, CTV Transition Coordinator, FCC; Jessica Rosenworcel, Senior Communications Counsel, Senate Commerce Committee; Rob Pegoraro, Consumer Technology Columnist, The Washington Post; Mary Lou Kenny, Partnership Manager, TV Converter Box Coupon Program, NTIA; and David Plouffe, Campaign Manager, Obama For America
April 21 to April 23 @ the JW Marriott and other locations

TARP Congressional Oversight Panel Hearing
The TARP Congressional Oversight Panel
Featuring Secretary Timothy Geithner
9:30 a.m. @ Dirksen Senate Office Building Room 628


Pimp My Nonprofit
Presented by Net-Squared DC
Time and location available on website


Copyright, Content and Class Action Lawsuits: A Debate on the Google Book Search Settlement
Presented by ITIF
Featuring Allan Adler, VP of Government Affairs, Association of American Publishers; Peter Brantley, Director of Access, Internet Archive; Dan Clancy, Engineering Director, Google Book Search; and Alan Inouye, Director, Office for Information Technology Policy, American Library Association
2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. @ The Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson Building, Room LJ 162


Committee Hearing A New Age for Newspapers: Diversity of Voices, Competition and the Internet
House Committee on the Judiciary; Subcommittee on the Courts and Competition Policy and the Internet
2 p.m. @ 2141 Rayburn House Office Building


Committee Hearing Improving the Ability of Inspectors General to Detect, Prevent, and Prosecute Contracting Fraud
Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee; Adhoc Subcommittee on Contracting Oversight
Featuring Brian Miller, inspector general of the General Services Administration; Richard Skinner, inspector general of the Homeland Security Department; Charles Beardall, deputy inspector general for investigations at the Defense Department; Anthony Ogden, inspector general of the Government Printing Office and chairman of the Inspectors General Council on Integrity and Efficiency's Legislation Committee
2:30 p.m. @ 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building


Committee Hearing Protecting National Security and Civil Liberties: Strategies for Terrorism Information Sharing
Senate Judiciary Committee; Terrorism and Homeland Security Subcommittee
Featuring Former Sen. Slade Gorton, R-Wash., member of the Markle Foundation Task Force on National Security in the Information Age, Seattle, Wash.; Zoe Baird, president of the Markle Foundation, and co-chair of the Task Force on National Security in the Information Age, New York, N.Y.; Thomas Manger, chief of police of Montgomery County, Md., and chairman of the Major Cities Chiefs Assn.'s Legislative Committee; and Caroline Frederickson, director of the American Civil Liberties Union's Washington Office
2:30 p.m. @ 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building


Wed, Apr 22

Committee Hearing Public Service in the 21st Century: An Examination of the State of the Federal Workforce
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee; Federal Workforce, Postal Service and the District of Columbia Subcommittee
10 a.m @ 2154 Rayburn House Office Building


Committee Hearing Oversight of the GSA (General Services Administration) and Energy Efficiency in Public Buildings
Senate Environment and Public Works Committee
Featuring Paul Prouty, acting administrator of the General Services Administration; Doug Gatlin, vice president of market development at the U.S. Green Building Council; Lane Burt, energy policy analyst at the Natural Resources Defense Council; and Harvey Bryan, professor in the School of Architecture & Landscape Architecture at the Arizona State University's School of Sustainability
10 a.m. @ 406 Dirksen Senate Office Building


Committee Hearing Reform of the Federal Communications Commission
Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee
10 a.m. @ 253 Russell Senate Office Building
POSTPONED


2009 Brown Bag Lunch Poli-Fluentials and Donors: Political Activists and Contributors, Including Their Media Habits
Presented by Media Future Now
Featuring Gary Bivings, president and founder of the Bivings Group; Carol Darr, associate professorial lecturer at the George Washington University's Graduate School of Political Management; and John Shea, public information officer at the Federal Emergency Management Agency
12:15 p.m. USTelecom, 607 14th St., NW, Suite 400


Committee Hearing The Importance of Technology in an Economic Recovery
House Small Business Committee
1 p.m. @ 2360 Rayburn House Office Building


Understanding the Obama Budget
Presented by The Washington Foreign Press Center (WFPC)
Featuring former Federal Reserve Board Vice Chairman and former Office of Management and Budget Director Alice Rivlin, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution
2 p.m. @ WFPC, National Press Building, 14th and F St., NW, Suite 800


Committee Hearing Eliminating Waste and Fraud in Medicare and Medicaid
U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs; Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security
3 p.m. @ Dirksen Senate Office Building, Rm. 342


Is the Voting Rights Act Constitutional?
Presented by AEI
Featuring Kristen M. Clarke, NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund; Gregory S. Coleman, Yetter, Warden & Coleman; Jon M. Greenbaum, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law; Anne W. Lewis, Strickland Brockington Lewis; and Anthony Peacock, Utah State University
Moderated by Edward Blum, AEI
3 p.m. to 5 p.m. @ Wohlstetter Conference Center, Twelfth Floor, AEI, 1150 Seventeenth Street, N.W.


Day One: Public Affairs Council Executive Board Meeting
Featuring David Plouffe, Obama campaign manager
6:30 p.m. @ Mandarin Oriental Hotel
Fee to attend


Thurs, Apr 23

State of the Mobile Net Conference
Presented by the Advisory Committee to the Congressional Internet Caucus (and corporate sponsors listed on the website)
Noon to 6:30 p.m. @ Hyatt Regency, Capitol Hill


Day Two: Public Affairs Council Executive Board Meeting
Presentations include:
“The Fate of the World Economy” – David Rothkopf, economic and foreign policy author
“What’s in Store for the New U.S. President” – David Gergen, CNN senior political analyst
“The Future of Lobbying” – Panel featuring Cynthia Stinger, URS Corp.; M.C. Toker, General Mills Corp.; and Peter Molinaro, Dow Chemical Co.
“Ethics, Gift Rules and Legal Landmines” – Kenneth A. Gross, political attorney
7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. @ Mandarin Oriental Hotel
Fee to attend"


Committee Hearing Follow the Money: State and Local Oversight of Stimulus Funding
U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Featuring Gene L. Dodaro, Acting Comptroller General , U.S. Government Accountability Office; Raymand C. Scheppach, Ph.D. , Executive Director , National Governors Association; and Carolyn M. Coleman, Director, Federal Relations , National League of Cities
9 a.m. @ Dirksen Senate Office Building, Rm. 342


Committee Hearing Following the Money: A Quarterly Report by the Special Inspector General on the TARP (Troubled Asset Relief Program)
U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee
Featuring TARP Special Inspector General Neil Barofsky
9:30 a.m. @ 210 Cannon House Office Building


Committee Hearing Communications Networks and Consumer Privacy: Recent Developments
House Energy and Commerce Committee; Communications, Technology, and the Internet Subcommittee
10 a.m. @ 2322 Rayburn House Office Building


Committee Hearing Technology Neutrality in Energy Tax: Issues and Options
Senate Finance Committee
Featuring Gilbert Metcalf, professor of economics at Tufts University, Medford, Mass.; David Greene, corporate fellow at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Center for Transportation Analysis, National Transportation Research Center, Knoxville, Tenn.; and John Urbanchuk, director of LECG, LLC, Wayne, Pa.
10 a.m. @ 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building


Open Meeting of the Federal Election Commission (FEC)
10 a.m. @ 999 E Street, NW, 9th Floor


Committee Hearing Funding and oversight of the Department of Commerce
Senate Appropriations Committee; Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Subcommittee
Featuring Commerce Secretary Gary Locke
10 a.m. @ 192 Dirksen Senate Office Building


Committee Hearing The Role of the SBIR and STTR Programs in Stimulating Innovation at Small High-Tech Businesses
House Committee on Science and Technology; Subcommittee on Technology & Innovation
Featuring Dr. Robert Berdahl; Jim Greenwood; Dr. Sally Rocky; and Jerry Glover
1 p.m. to 3 p.m. @ 2318 Rayburn House Office Building


Committee Hearing Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Requests for the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, the Office of the Senate Sergeant at Arms, and the Office of the U. S. Capitol Police
Senate Appropriations Committee; Legislative Branch Subcommittee
Featuring The Honorable Nancy Erickson, Secretary of the Senate; The Honorable Terry Gainer, Senate Sergeant at Arms; and Phillip D. Morse, Sr., Chief, United States Capitol Police
2:30 p.m. @ 138 Dirksen Senate Office Building


Fri, Apr 24

First Impressions: The Obama Administration
Presented by the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virgina
Featuring Todd Purdum, National Editor and Political Correspondent for Vanity Fair
11 a.m. @ 2201 Old Ivy Road, Charlottesville, VA


International Monetary Fund (IMF) Governance Reform: A Discussion on the Recommendations of the Committee
Presented by the Brookings Institution
List of panel participants available on Brookings' website
2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. @ Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.


Mon, Apr 27

American Cable Association Summit
Featuring Paul Maxwell, Chairman and CEO, Media Business Corp.; Susan Bitter-Smith, Executive Director, AZ-NM Cable Communications Association; Kyle McSlarrow, President and CEO, NCTA; Matthew M. Polka, President and CEO, American Cable Association; and Gigi Sohn, President and Co-founder, Public Knowledge
April 27 to April 29 @ Gaylord National Harbor Hotel, 201 Waterfront St., National Harbor, MD


Structuring an Energy Technology Revolution
Presented by the Woodrow Wilson Center's (WWC) Program on Science, Technology, America and the Global Economy
Featuring co-authors Charles Weiss, distinguished professor of science, technology and international affairs at Georgetown University; and William Bonvillian, director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Washington Office
9:30 a.m. @ WWC, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.


Advisory Committee on the Records of Congress
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
10 a.m. @ Congressional Meeting Room South, Capitol Visitor Center, U.S. Capitol


The First Hundred Days
Presented by the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virgina
Featuring Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC's Hardball and NBC's The Chris Matthews Show
11 a.m. @ 2201 Old Ivy Road, Charlottesville, VA


Getting Off Track: How Government Actions and Interventions Caused, Prolonged, and Worsened the Financial Crisis
Presented by the Heritage Foundation
Featuring John Taylor, author and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution; and Edwin Fuelner, president of the Heritage Foundation
Noon @ Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Ave., NE, Lehrman Auditorium


CopyNight DC Monthly Meeting
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. @ Teaism, 400 8th St., N.W.


Tues, Apr 28

Privacy Protection After 20 Years Under Reporters Committee
Presented by the Collaboration on Government Secrecy
List of panel participants and agenda available on the above website
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. @ American University, Washington College of Law, 4801 Massachusetts Ave. NW


Day One Annual Government Web Managers Conference, April 28-29
The General Services Administration (GSA)
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. @ The George Washington University, 800 21st St., NW, Marvin Conference Center
Fee to attend


Committee Hearing Cyber Security: Developing a National Strategy
Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee
Featuring The Honorable Stewart A. Baker, Former Assistant Secretary , U.S. Department of Homeland Security; James A. Lewis, Director and Senior Fellow, Technology and Public Policy Program , Center for Strategic and International Studies; Alan Paller, Director of Research , SANS Institute; and Tom Kellermann, Vice President of Security Awareness , Core Securify'.Technologies
10 a.m. @ 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building


Oversight of Next Generation Nanotechnology
Presented by the Woodrow Wilson Internation Center for Scholars
Noon to 1:30 p.m. @ One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.


Committee Hearing Government 2.0: Advancing America into the 21st Century and a Digital Future
Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee; Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security Subcommittee
Featuring The Honorable Vivek Kundra, Administrator , Office of Electronic Government and Information Technology; David A. Powner, Director, Information Technology Issues , U.S. Government Accountability Office; Karen Evans, Former Administrator, Office of Electronic Government and Information Technology , Office of Management and Budget; and Philip Bond, President , TechAmerica
2:30 p.m. @ 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building


Wed, Apr 29

Day Two Annual Government Web Managers Conference, April 28-29
The General Services Administration (GSA)
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. @ The George Washington University, 800 21st St., NW, Marvin Conference Center
Fee to attend


Diageo/Hotline poll on Obama's first 100 days in office Presented by the National Journal
Featuring Amy Walter, editor-in-chief of The Hotline; and Edward Reilly, CEO of FD Americas
8:30 a.m. @ The Watergate, 600 New Hampshire Ave., N.W., Eighth, University Room


Day One Meeting of the Advisory Committee on the Electronic Records Archives
National Archives and Records Administration
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. @ 700 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.


The First 100 Days of the Obama Administration: DTV, Economic Stimulus, and Beyond
Presented by the Media Access Project, as part of its Mapping Change series
Featuring Susan Crawford of the White House National Economic Council
9:30 a.m. to noon @ Dickstein Shapiro Conference Center, 1825 Eye St. NW


Committee Hearing The Securities and Exchange Commission
House Appropriations Committee; Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee
10 a.m. @ B-308 Rayburn House Office Building


Financial Risk, Regulation, and Resolution: What Should Congresss Do?
Presented by the Heritage Foundation
Featuring David Skeel, S. Samuel Arsht Professor of Corporate Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School; Peter J. Wallison, Arthur F. Burns Fellow in Financial Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute; Bert Ely, President, Ely & Company; and Douglas J. Elliott, Fellow, The Brookings Institution
Hosted by James Gattuso, Senior Fellow in Regulatory Policy, Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies, The Heritage Foundation
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. @ The Heritage Foundation's Lehrman Auditorium


Jacobsen v. Katzer and Open Source: Little Trains, Big Consequences
Presented by District of Columbia Bar, Intellectual Property Law Section
Featuring Victoria K Hall, Law Office of Victoria K. Hall; Elaine Laflamme, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP; and Barbara Berschler, Law Office of Barbara I. Berschler
Noon to 1:30 p.m. @ D.C. Bar Conference Center, B-1 Level, 1250 H St. N.W.
Fee to attend


Committee Hearing Library of Congress IT Strategic Planning
House Administration Committee
11 a.m. @ 1310 Longworth House Office Building


Webcast The Scouting Report: President Obama's First One Hundred Days
Presented by the Brookings Institution
Featuring Darrell West, vice president and director of governance studies at the Brookings Institution; and Fred Barbash, senior editor at Politico
12:30 p.m. @ your computer


Committee Hearing The Federal Government's Role in Empowering Americans to Make Informed Financial Decisions
U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs; Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia
2:30 p.m. @ 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building


Policy as Science
Featuring former Science Adviser to President George Bush John Marburger, professor at the Department of Physics and Electrical Engineering at the State University of New York-Stony Brook.
Presented by the George Washington University (GWU) Elliott School of International Affairs' Center for International Science and Technology Policy and University of Ottawa's Technology Policy and the Telfer School of Management
5:30 p.m. @ GWU Elliott School, 1957 E St., NW, Lindner Family Commons, Room 602


Open Gov, Mass Collab & Mark Elliott Happy Hour/Talk
Presented by the Sunlight Foundation
Featuring Mark Elliot of the Future Melbourne project and CollabForge
5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. @ Sunlight, 1818 N Street, N.W., Suite 410


Thurs, Apr 30

Day Two Meeting of the Advisory Committee on the Electronic Records Archives
National Archives and Records Administration
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. @ 700 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.


Breakfast Forum Progress and Innovation: Can We Restore Faith in the Future?
Presented by the Information Technology and Information Foundation (ITIF)
Featuring David Brin, award-winning scientist and science fiction writer
9 a.m. to 10 a.m. @ 1250 Eye Street, NW, Suite 200, Room 2


Committee Hearing H.R.1507, the "Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2009
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee
10 a.m. @ 2154 Rayburn House Office Building


Do Insurers Need a Systemic Regulator?
Presented by the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI)
Featuring Eli Lehrer of the Competitive Enterprise Institute; Peter Wallison of AEI; Lawrence Mirel of Wiley Rein; Sean Shaw of the Office of the Insurance Consumer Advocate of Florida; and Stephen Zielezienski of the American Insurance Association
10 a.m. @ AEI, 1150 17th St., NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th Floor


Open Meeting of the Federal Election Commission (FEC)
10 a.m. @ 999 E Street, NW, 9th Floor


Committee Hearing The Role of Science in Regulatory Reform
House Committee on Science and Technology; Subcommittee on Investigations & Oversight
10 a.m. to Noon @ 2318 Rayburn House Office Building


President Obama at 100 Days
Presented by the Brookings Institution
List of panel participants available on Brookings' website
10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. @ Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW


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