Sep
12
9:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Washington DC
U.S. Chamber of Commerce | U.S. House of Representatives | U.S. Capitol Building | AT&T Forum

2019 Congressional Roundup

 

Seize the opportunity to meet with policymakers and top business leaders on Capitol Hill! Hear from officials and experts from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Maryland Delegation on healthcare reform, cybersecurity, education, transportation, trade, immigration, and more!

 

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. for 11 powerhouse policy briefings 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 exclusive AT&T Forum. Take a virtual tour to explore this exciting and innovative venue!

 

Hear from officials and experts from the US Chamber of Commerce and the Maryland Delegation on:

  • Budget
  • Cybersecurity
  • Education
  • Government/defense contracts
  • Healthcare reform
  • Immigration
  • Opportunity zones
  • Second Chance legislation/Ban the Box
  • Small business
  • Trade
  • Transportation

 

Confirmed Speakers:
  • Senator Ben Cardin
  • Congressman Steny Hoyer
  • Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger
  • Congressman David Trone
  • Senator Chris Van Hollen

 

  • Jon Baselice, Executive Director, Immigration Policy, Employment Policy Division, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Dan Christman, LTG (Ret.)
  • Jaimie Francis, Senior Director, Programs and Policy, Center for Education & Workforce, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • John Lettieri, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Christina Lotspike, Executive Director, Congressional & Public Affairs Department, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • John Murphy, SVP, International Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Christian Zur, Executive Director, Procurement Policy, Economic Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

 

Invited to attend:
  • Maryland Delegation
  • Representatives from nearby states and their staff

 

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

 

Thank you to our sponsor: 

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: CHRISTINA LOTSPIKE | EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR | CONGRESSIONAL & PUBLIC AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT

Topic: Transportation

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: CONGRESSMAN STENY HOYER | MD

1:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

SPEAKER: JOHN LETTIERI | Economic Innovation Group

Topic: Opportunity Zones

1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

SPEAKER: CONGRESSMAN DUTCH RUPPERSBERGER | MD

Topic: Cybersecurity

2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

SPEAKER: CONGRESSMAN DAVID TRONE | MD

Topic: Second Chance Legislation/Ban the Box

2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

SPEAKER: SENATOR CHRIS VAN HOLLEN | MD

Topic: 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. – 7:30 p.m. RECEPTION