Sep
12
9 AM - 7 PM
Washington DC
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

2019 Congressional Roundup

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Mark your calendars! On September 12, we are bringing the Maryland business community to Washington, D.C.

Join us for the 2019 Congressional Roundup in Washington, D.C. to get the inside scoop on issues and policies affecting the business community. Attendees will receive a front-row seat at a program tailored specifically to their primary business priorities. This event offers business leaders the opportunity to deliver their federal policy priorities and concerns directly to lawmakers.

  • A briefing from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Presentations from elected officials, policy and advocacy experts
  • A tour of the U.S. Capitol Building
  • Networking reception at the AT&T Forum

We want you to get the most out of this event by hearing about topics and issues that are important and relevant to you. The information you provide will help us shape the agenda so that you walk away feeling invaluably informed. As part of this effort, we are asking for your direct input on topics and speaker suggestions for the event. Let us know what topics and issues are most important and relevant to you!

 

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Confirmed Speakers
  • Senator Ben Cardin
  • Senator Chris Van Hollen
  • Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger
  • John Murphy, SVP, International Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Jaimie Francis, Senior Director, Programs and Policy, Center for Education & Workforce, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Jon Baselice, Executive Director, Immigration Policy, Employment Policy Division, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Christian Zur, Executive Director, Procurement Policy, Economic Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • John Lettieri, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Dan Christman, LTG (Ret.)

 

Invited Speakers
  • Senator Tim Kaine, VA
  • Senator Johnny Isakson, GA
  • Congressman Richard Neal, MA 1st District, Ways and Means Committee
  • Congressman Kevin Brady, TX 8th District, Former Chair and Ranking Member of Ways and Means Committee
  • Congressman David Trone, MD 6th District
  • Congresswoman Susan Davis, CA 53rd District
  • Congresswoman Virginia Foxx, NC 5th District, House Education Committee

 

 

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Registration

9:30 a.m. – 9:35 a.m.

WELCOME REMARKS AT U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BRIEFING

9:35 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.

SPEAKER: JOHN MURPHY | SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS | INTERNATIONAL DIVISION

Topic: Trade

9:55 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

SPEAKER: JAIMIE FRANCIS | SENIOR DIRECTOR, PROGRAMS AND POLICY | CENTER FOR EDUCATION & WORKFFORCE

Topic: Education and Workforce

10:15 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.

SPEAKER: JON BASELICE | EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, IMMIGRATION POLICY | EMPLOYMENT POLICY DIVISION

Topic: Immigration

10:35 a.m. – 10:55 a.m.

SPEAKER: CHRISTIAN ZUR | EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, PROCUREMENT POLICY | ECONOMIC POLICY

Topic: Government/Defense Contracts

11:30 p.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Bus from U.S. Chamber of Commerce to U.S. House of Representatives

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Plated lunch

12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.

SPEAKER: SENATOR BEN CARDIN | MD

Topic: Healthcare, Taxation, Small Business

12:45 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

SPEAKER: CONGRESSMAN DUTCH RUPPERSBERGER | MD

Topic: Cybersecurity

1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

SPEAKER: DAN CHRISTMAN | LTG (Ret.)

Topic: World Politics
Description: What are the most significant foreign and national
security risks that impact American businesses? LTG(Ret) Dan Christman will outline the top three challenges the U.S. faces internationally, how they impact our private sector, and how the current Administration will work to resolve them.

1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

SPEAKER: TBA

Topic: TBA

1:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

SPEAKER: JOHN LETTIERI | U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Topic: Opportunity Zones

1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

SPEAKER: TBA

Topic: TBA

2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

SPEAKER: TBA

Topic: TBA

2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

SPEAKER: SENATOR CHRIS VAN HOLLEN | MD

Topic: Transportation, Labor, Government and Budget

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Group A walk from U.S. House of Representatives to U.S. Capitol

2:50 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.

Group B walk from U.S. House of Representatives to U.S. Capitol

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

TOUR OF U.S. CAPITOL: GROUP A

3:20 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.

TOUR OF U.S. CAPITOL: GROUP B

5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Bus from U.S. Capitol to AT&T Forum

5:30 p.m. – 5:35 p.m.

WELCOME REMARKS: CHRISTINE ROSS | MDCC

5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. RECEPTION