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
The Metropolitan Club
1700 H Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20006
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.
2pm to 5pm Fix-the-System Presentations
5pm to 6:30pm Democracy Group Brainstorming Session
6:30pm to 9pm Reception & Dinner
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.
Members and Spouse/Partner
Make your reservation by April 1
User pay: $200 per person. Space is limited.
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
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?https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ypo-democracy-group-fix-the-system-event-tickets-57734490415?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
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).