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YPO Democracy Group Fix-the-System Event

  • 2 May 2019
  • 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Washington, DC

YPO Democracy Group Fix-the-System Event

by YPO Democracy Group


Date And Time

Thu, May 2, 2019

2:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT


Location

The Metropolitan Club

1700 H Street Northwest

Washington, DC 20006

Description

Member-Led
YPO Democracy Group Event May 2nd Event - Register Now

Fed up with the GRIDLOCK and DYSFUNCTION in Washington?
Want to do something aout it?

Join the member-led YPO Democracy Group* for an action-oriented discussion of how to fix our broken politics. Learn the latest thinking from Washington insiders on the root causes of the dysfunction. Hear from practitioners who are taking on the problems head-on by leading reform efforts in DC and around the country. Brainstorm with the experts and other YPOers on what we can do individually and together to fix the system now.

AGENDA: 
2pm to 5pm Fix-the-System Presentations

5pm to 6:30pm Democracy Group Brainstorming Session

6:30pm to 9pm Reception & Dinner

RESOURCES: 
An only-in-YPO briefing by key reformers:
Congressman Derek Kilmer (D-WA, Chair of the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress) and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA, Vice Chair of the Problem-Solvers Caucus)

Glenn Nye, CEO of The Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress will lead the panel discussions. A former Congressman, he is spearheading a reform effort, Fix The System, a broad coalition of organizations committed to renewing our democracy. For our event, Glenn will bring together leaders of Issue One, Campaign Legal Center, Represent.Us, No Labels and others.

ATTENDANCE: 
Members and Spouse/Partner

REGISTRATION: 
Make your reservation by April 1 
User pay: $200 per person. Space is limited.

DAY CHAIRS:
Bob Giaimo, Stewart Christ, Charles Feghali, Julia Nickles Bryan
Metropolitan Club invitation courtesy of member Tod Sedgwick

*YPO Democracy Group was part of successful bipartisan anti-gerrymandering effort to pass legislation in Virginia https://www.bizjournals.com/washington/news/2019/01/28/these-local-business-leaders-want-to-put-end-to.html

FAQs

What is the dress code?
Metropolitan Club Dress code and rules apply - Dress code is jacket & tie, no denim. 
Please Note: Cell phone use in conference room only.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Valet Parking provided by The Metropolitan Club for a fee. 
Multiple parking lots on H St., 17th St. & Pennsylvania Ave. 
Farragut West & Farragut North Metro Stations nearby (within 3 blocks).

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