The Launch of the Center for Effective Lawmaking
WHEN: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
WHERE: 2043-2044 Rayburn Banquet Room,
45 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20515, USA
8:00am Breakfast and Opening Remarks
Lauren Benton -- Dean, Vanderbilt University College of Arts and Science; Nelson O. Tyrone, Jr. Chair in History; Professor of Law.
Craig Volden -- Co-Director of the Center for Effective Lawmaking; Professor of Public Policy and Politics, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, University of Virginia.
Alan Wiseman -- Co-Director of the Center for Effective Lawmaking; Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Political Economy, Vanderbilt University; Professor, Department of Political Science; Professor of Law (by Courtesy).
8:15am Panel: Experiences in Effective Lawmaking; committed panelists thus far:
Congressman Lamar Smith -- U.S. Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district.
Congressman Stephen Cohen -- U.S. Representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty -- U.S. Representative for Connecticut's 5th congressional district
Congressman Tom Davis --Former U.S. Representative for Virginia's 11th Congressional district
9:00am Informal Q + A and Networking