Event: Launch of the Center for Effective Lawmaking

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The Launch of the Center for Effective Lawmaking
Agenda

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

RSVP: https://uvabatten.secure.force.com/events/#/list

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