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.
Hear from officials and experts from the US Chamber of Commerce and the Maryland Delegation on:
Thank you to our sponsor:
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
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
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
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.
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
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
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