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Tracking the Hill's briefings, luncheons, receptions, and more.
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Mar
21
6:00 PM18:00

Life Sciences Congressional Staff Reception

  • 229 Pennsylvania Ave SE Washington, DC 20003 (map)
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Please join the life sciences community of Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania for an evening of cocktails and conversation between policymakers and leaders in the tri-state life sciences ecosystem. This event will offer a unique opportunity for legislative staff, industry executives and the patient community to gather and celebrate the significant contributions of the life sciences industry in our region.

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Mar
21
6:00 PM18:00

Life Sciences Congressional Staff Reception

  • 229 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast Washington, DC, 20003 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Please join the life sciences community of Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania for an evening of cocktails and conversation between policymakers and leaders in the tri-state life sciences ecosystem. This event will offer a unique opportunity for legislative staff, industry executives and the patient community to gather and celebrate the significant contributions of the life sciences industry in our region.

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Mar
21
5:30 PM17:30

Government Affairs Industry Network March Happy Hour

  • 1221 Van Street Southeast Washington, DC, 20003 United States (map)
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Please join the Government Affairs Industry Network (GAIN) at Mission Navy Yard for an evening of networking at our first Third Thursday Happy Hour of 2019. This event is a fantastic opportunity to network with government affairs professionals in all sectors of the industry while grabbing a drink and unwinding after a long workday. Space and drinks are limited. Admittance is first-come-first-serve: if you are unable to attend, please release your ticket so others can enjoy the evening. 

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Mar
20
4:00 PM16:00

CRISP Social Work Day on the Hill Congressional Reception

  • 2043 Rayburn House Office Building (map)
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Join the Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy (CRISP) for our 5th Annual Social Work Day on the Hill Congressional Reception when we salute the many contributions social workers have made and continue to make to the wellbeing of our nation through our work in Congress and the federal government. Meet and greet social workers from all walks of life--elected officials, policymakers, educators, and practitioners.

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Mar
13
5:30 PM17:30

CSO & ASBPA Coastal Celebration Reception

This widely attended event is an opportunity to bring together leaders working at all levels in coastal communities, including businesses and industry, conservation groups and environmental non-profits, state coastal managers, coastal scientists and engineers, and others to discuss important coastal issues. This reception style event will also include brief introductory remarks from leadership of CSO and ASBPA, as well as congressional coastal champions. This event provides an opportunity for attendees to informally discuss coastal policy issues and share stories and lessons learned about coastal restoration and management.

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Mar
7
5:00 PM17:00

U.S. Army Women's Foundation 11th Annual Hall of Fame Induction & Scholarship Awards Reception

As the nation gears up to celebrate Women’s History month in March, join Congressman Chris Stewart & the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation as we induct the 2019 class of Army Women in to the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation Hall of Fame and award this year’s Legacy Scholarship recipients.

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Feb
21
12:00 PM12:00

Congressional Staff Association Fair

Congressional Staff Organizations are associations, a majority of whose members are House and Senate employees, that exists for the purpose of facilitating interaction among congressional staff. Come join the House and Senate Diversity Initiatives and the Capitol Hill Community Service Staff Association as we present our Congressional Staff Association Fair. There will be opportunities to meet members from a variety of these organizations and learn about membership and recruitment, the resources they provide, and other activities and initiatives they help organize.

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Feb
12
5:00 PM17:00

The Chemistry of Wine and Chocolate

Chemistry is everywhere! Everything you hear, see, smell, taste, and touch involves chemistry and chemicals. Wine and chocolate are no exception. This event will highlight how chemistry is involved in the production, analysis, and consumption of both wine and chocolate, as well as the importance of supporting this industry through chemistry research. Join us for a discussion lead by expert panelists, followed by a reception where wine and chocolate will be served.

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Feb
12
5:00 PM17:00

Small Business Development Centers Showcase & Reception

America’s SBDC is hosting its annual Client Showcase & Reception where SBDC clients from around the country will showcase their products and services. Legislators, SBDC leaders and other SBDC clients from around the country will come together for this special night in our nation's capitol.

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Feb
11
5:00 PM17:00

Honoring Our Leaders Reception

  • 224 2nd Street Southeast Washington, DC, 20003 United States (map)
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Please join us as we recognize Native American leaders who have been elected to local, state and national office. In attendance will be tribal leaders, delegates and friends from Indian Country who will be participating in the National Congress of American Indians’ Executive Council Winter Session. Light refreshments provided.

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Feb
5
12:00 PM12:00

Mongolian Tsagaan Sar on Capitol Hill

The Embassy of Mongolia in cooperation with the Congressional Mongolia Caucus  cordially invite you to a reception “Mongolian Tsagaan Sar on Capitol Hill” to celebrate the Lunar New Year. Refreshments and Mongolian delicacies will be served. Please RSVP to the Embassy of Mongolia Email: nyamaa@mongolianembassy.us

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Jan
31
11:00 AM11:00

Science, Technology, and Innovation Experts Open House

  • SVC-209, Capitol Visitor Center (map)
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On Thursday, January 31, 2019, the Congressional Research Service (CRS) will host a Science, Technology, and Innovation Experts Open House. This event will feature CRS analysts who will be available to discuss science, technology, and innovation policy issues of interest in the 116th Congress in an informal, meet-and-greet setting. CRS experts provide comprehensive research and policy analysis to assist congressional offices in pursuing their legislative agendas. New staff and senior policy advisors alike can benefit from the authoritative, objective, and confidential services CRS provides.

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Jan
30
5:00 PM17:00

Celebrating Champions of Maternal Health Reception

  • 2043 Rayburn House Office Building (map)
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The 115th Congress advanced women's health in several important ways, including the passage of landmark legislation to prevent maternal deaths. Join Congressional champions and maternal health advocates to celebrate our successes and look to future activities that optimize the health of pregnant women. RSVP to Katie Schubert at kschubert@smfm.org This is a widely-attended event.

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Jan
16
5:00 PM17:00

Cato Institute 116 Congress Reception

  • 2168 Rayburn House Office Building (map)
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Members of Congress—both new and returning—and their staff will have the opportunity to learn about the Cato Institute and its mission to produce independent, non partisan research on a wide array of policy matters. Available to attendees will be select Cato scholarship, copies of the Cato Handbook for Policy makers, and a number of scholars who will happily discuss any policy issues of interest.

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Jan
10
4:30 PM16:30

PLEN Leadership Connection Series: Women Transforming Capitol Hill

In celebration of our 40th Anniversary, Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) is highlighting the impact we’ve made as we continue to break down barriers for future women policy leaders. The 40th Anniversary Leadership Connection series will bring our current and future leaders together in one room to discuss our country’s most pressing policy issues. Through these discussions, we’ll look back at the progress that we have made and look forward to the work that still needs to be done.

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Jan
9
5:00 PM17:00

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Swearing-In Ceremony and Reception

  • Capitol Visitor Center Atrium and Auditorium (CVC-200) (map)
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Join CHCI at the Swearing-In Ceremony & Welcome Reception for the Hispanic Members of the 116th Congress!

EVENT DETAILS
Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
5:00 PM - 8:00 pm
U.S. Capitol Visitor Center - Congressional Auditorium & Atrium (CVC 200)
East Capitol St NE & First St SE, Washington, D.C. 20004

5:00 - 6:00 PM -- General Pre-Reception (Open to all registered guests) & Private Reception (by invitation only)
6:00 - 6:45 PM -- Swearing-In Ceremony
6:45 - 8:00 PM -- Welcome Reception

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Dec
12
5:00 PM17:00

The 2018 Jacob K. Javits Prize for Bipartisan Leadership Reception

  • G50 Dirksen Senate Office Building (map)
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On December 12, we will honor two lawmakers who have followed in the footsteps of Senator Javits to forge bipartisan solutions to our nation’s great challenges. Join us for an event featuring remarks by Mrs. Cindy McCain and tributes to the Prize winners by their Senate colleagues, who will also discuss the future of bipartisanship in Congress. A reception honoring the Prize winners and their staff will follow.

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