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Tracking the Hill's briefings, receptions, workshops, and more.
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Tracking the Hill's briefings, luncheons, receptions, and more.
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Aug
23
5:00 PM17:00

Leidos Web Design Symposium

  • 2168 Rayburn House Office Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Please join Leidos and the IQ team for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres plus discussions on the latest trends in web design and web development technology. See some of our latest work and meet the team who is building the most innovative, dynamic websites on the Hill. If your office is interested in a website refresh or you’re just curious about the future of web design, this event is for you.

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Sep
5
5:30 PM17:30

House Army Caucus Reception

Please join the House Army Caucus and the Honorable Dr. Mark T. Esper, Secretary of the Army, for a reception on Wednesday, 5 September.  This reception provides a forum for Army Senior Leaders to discuss the state of the Army and other matters of importance with Members of Congress and Staff.  The reception will begin with hors d’oeuvres and beverages at 5:30pm. Please contact MAJ Andy Crowe at andrew.j.crowe2.mil@mail.mil to RSVP or for additional information.

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Sep
27
5:30 PM17:30

Emerging Vision Scientists Reception and Recognition of AEVR’s 25th Anniversary

The reception showcases the work of 21 early-stage vision scientists from across the United States who will display posters and discuss their breakthrough research to save sight and restore vision. The event, made possible by a grant from Research to Prevent Blindness, focuses on answering the question, “How will this research delay or prevent the $717 billion annual cost of eye disease and vision impairment projected by year 2050?” The reception also recognizes the 25th Anniversary of AEVR, the educational foundation serving as the privately funded “Friends of the National Eye Institute (NEI)” within the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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Aug
9
6:30 PM18:30

Libertarianism vs. Conservatism

We invite you to attend this debate about the two political philosophies and their associated policy implications. Interns from the Cato Institute and the Heritage Foundation will go head-to-head to answer the question: Is libertarianism or conservatism the superior political philosophy? Reception to follow at 8:00 PM

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Aug
9
5:30 PM17:30

Women's Congressional Staff Association: How to Sound More Confident (Than You Might Actually Feel)

  • 2168 Rayburn House Office Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In this upcoming workshop, Susie Gorden, Vice President at the Congressional Management Foundation, will address these questions, and help you apply the answers to your everyday work on Capitol Hill. This session will also provide you with practical, broadly applicable skills to help you communicate more effectively AND manage the stress associated with work opportunities. This event for Congressional staff and interns only. To RSVP for this event, please click here.

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Jul
25
5:00 PM17:00

Exploring the Latino Community to the Land and Water Conservation Fund

  • 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building (map)
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This discussion will include a short film and explore the relationship Lationos across the nation have with LWCF sites-what it means to them, how they enjoy them and the impact it would have if these lands weren't available. Appetizers and drinks will be provided.

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Jul
24
6:30 PM18:30

The People of the Cross Exhibit Reception

Join us for a reception and exhibit of The People of the Cross. Light hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer will be served. This powerful exhibit shows what millions of people experience simply because they follow Jesus Christ including: violence, rape, murder, torture, imprisonment, loss of property and exclusion from civil society. The perpetrators often go unpunished and some state actors continue receiving U.S. government aid despite their complicity in this persecution of Christians. RSVP here.

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Jul
24
5:30 PM17:30

College to Congress Congressional Reception

  • 1102 Longworth House Office Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We can't believe we are already halfway through the summer! College to Congress has had an amazing summer so far and we could not have done this without your support. From our story on the front page of the New York Times, to our interns featured in their home state's news networks, the mission to change congress through internships is gaining momentum!

Please join us and our Honorary Co-Chairs: Hon. Maggie Hassan , Hon. Tim Scott, Hon. Steny Hoyer, and Hon. Fred Upton with the Entertainment Software Association as we celebrate congress and congressional interns.

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Jul
24
5:00 PM17:00

Invalidated: The Shredding of the U.S. Patent System (Screening + Reception)

When father of eight, Josh Malone, invents a genius way to fill 100 water balloons in 60 seconds, his invention "Bunch O Balloons" becomes an overnight success on Kickstarter and an international viral hit. Scrambling to get his idea to market and bring financial security to his family, Josh applies for a U.S. Patent. Suddenly, his plans of success are blindsided when his genius idea is stolen by a big company before he can make his first dime.

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Jul
18
5:30 PM17:30

Hot Topics in Public Policy: The Second Space Age

  • 1717 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest Washington, DC, 20006 United States (map)
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How has increased interest in space impacted U.S. Government policy and the commercial space industry? What are the major differences between the First and Second Space Ages, and how will these differences impact the future of space? The Government Affairs Industry Network (GAIN) is pleased to invite you to our upcoming panel on the Evolution of the Second Space Age to address these questions and other topics surrounding the evolution of the Second Space Age. 

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Jul
18
5:00 PM17:00

Langar on the Hill

  • 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building (map)
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The Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF) is happy to host their fifth annual Langar on the Hill. Please join us as we enjoy Indian food together in the Sikh tradition of langar (community kitchen) and learn about Sikhism in a casual setting, joined by Congresswoman Judy Chu and a variety of representatives. We are also partnering with House of Ruth, a local nonprofit organization, to create donation packages, and we welcome you to get involved. 

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Jul
17
6:00 PM18:00

The End of Conservatism and the Rebirth of Politics

  • 227 Massachusetts Avenue Northeast Washington, DC, 20002 United States (map)
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Michael Anton is a lecturer and research fellow at Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship. Prior to joining Hillsdale College, he served in the Trump administration as Deputy Assistant to the President for Strategic Communications. 

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Jul
17
5:00 PM17:00

Sixth Annual Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) Fair and Reception

  • 2043-2045 Rayburn House Office Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The fair will feature interactive exhibits of public and private sector STEAM programs to encourage girls and women to pursue STEAM education and careers. Please RSVP in the Friday, July 13, by clicking here, calling us at (202) 554-2323, or e-mailing kathryn@womenspolicy.org

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Jul
12
6:00 PM18:00

Rock and Roll Reception

  • 1300 Longworth House Office Building (map)
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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum will host a reception in honor of the Rock Caucus on Thursday, July 12th at 6pm in 1300 Longworth. Join us for good food, great music, and the chance to see first hand some of rock’s greatest treasures from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, OH. **This event is open exclusively to Members of Congress and Senior Congressional Staff**

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Jul
12
6:00 PM18:00

Why We Need Allies in the Private Sector

  • 227 Massachusetts Avenue Northeast Washington, DC, 20002 United States (map)
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Join America's Future Foundation for an evening of drinks and discussion at the Hillsdale College Kirby Center as we host a panel of former non-profit and Capitol Hill employees who are now working in various industries in the private sector. They will speak on how they made the shift and why it's important to have friends of the free market in their fields.

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Jul
12
6:00 PM18:00

New Story Leadership Conference

NSL aims to equip a new generation of Palestinian and Israeli leaders with the tools to become effective agents of change through narrative activism, while in Washington, DC. Hear the 2018 NSL Delegates share their impactful stories with members of Congress, and other legislative staffers on Capitol Hill. Brief opening remarks will be delivered by respected members of Congress.

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Jul
12
5:30 PM17:30

District Democrats Happy Hour

District Democrats: The home away from home for young, diverse Democrats in Washington DC. Together we are shaping what politics and policy look like as our generation of leaders emerge. Please Join District Democrats for a reception style event at the National Indian Gaming Association House. Come meet new people, hear more about District Democrats, and engage in Democratic politics. 

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Jul
11
6:00 PM18:00

Western Caucus Reception

  • Capitol View Rooftop (Hall of States) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The caucus is dedicated to the principles of multiple use, private property, limited government and local decision-making, while working to sustain a vibrant Western economy and maintaining a commitment to protecting and enhancing the environment for present and future generations. Complimentary invitation for Western Caucus members, senior and legislative staff of caucus members (no interns please).

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