2009 DC Agenda

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Friday, Sept. 11 - Casual Dress                                                     Location: One Washington Circle Hotel

6pm Dinner - Opening & Updates
Saturday, Sept. 12 - Business Casual (no jeans or t-shirts)               Location: OWC Hotel
Introduction to Structure & Function of Congress
Chad English
How Congress Thinks Michael Rodemeyer
Prepare for mock hearings Fellows & coaches
Sunday, Sept. 13 - Business Attire                                                 Location: Rayburn Bldg & OWC Hotel
Morning Mock Hearings David Goldston, James Paul, Michael Rodemeyer
Afternoon Critique/Discuss Testimony David Goldston, James Paul, Michael Rodemeyer
Evening Free evening - Dinner on your own
Monday, Sept. 14 - Business Attire                                                Location: OWC Hotel
Morning Framing Climate Change
Matt Nisbet

Preparing your one-pagers

12:30 - 5pm

Congressional and agency visits
Coaching with Nancy (individual appointments)

Evening Dinner with journalists
Tuesday, Sept. 15 - Business Attire                                               Location: OWC Hotel
Morning Congressional and agency visits
Coaching with Nancy (individual appointments)
Lunch on your own
Afternoon Science in the Federal Budget Kei Koizumi
Web page review Fellows
Evening Leadership & Strategic Planning revisited Peter Redstone & Martin Bloxham
Wednesday, Sept. 16 - Business Casual                                         Location: OWC Hotel
All Day Simulation-building: Engaging with partners
Peter Redstone & Martin Bloxham
Thursday, Sept. 17 - Casual Dress                                                 Location: OWC Hotel
Breakfast speaker
Paul Ehrlich

Sound Bites & Ambush Interviews: 3 concurrent sessions Paul Ehrlich, Stuart Pimm, Steve Schneider

Is the "Science-Advocate" an Oxymoron? Steve Schneider
Afternoon Closing
2:45pm Shuttles to the airports