Events

Pew and our partners frequently host events to inform media and interested parties about our work. Upcoming events, with their locations, are listed on the Events Calendar; you can also view events by topic or location.

These events include press briefings, panel discussions or teleconferences, and are generally only open to journalists and the policy community. When a text transcript is available, it will be posted on this site.

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Date Event Location
 
  • July 25, 2007
  • (Wednesday)
Economic Mobility of Immigrants in the United States - Economic Mobility Project

On Wednesday, July 25 at 11:00 a.m., the Economic Mobility Project will host a briefing to discuss its new report on economic mobility and immigrants.

  • Washington, DC
  • Teleconference
    1025 F Street NW, 9th Floor
    Washington, DC
  • September 25, 2007
  • (Tuesday)
Votes Count Report Released; New Book on Pre-K Movement Discussed - Pre-K Now

This event held at Pew’s Washington, D.C. office, focuses on state funding of pre-k education for three- and four-year-old children.

  • Washington, DC
  • Pew’s DC Offices
    1025 F Street NW, 9th Floor
    Washington, DC
  • October 9, 2007
  • (Tuesday)
A New “Responsible NanoCode” for Business - The Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies

The Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies will host the U.S. launch of an international consultation on a new Code for Responsible Nanotechnology aimed principally at businesses and research organizations.

  • Washington, DC
  • Wilson International Center for Scholars
    5th Floor Conference Room. Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
    Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC
  • October 25, 2007
  • (Thursday)
Make Voting Work Briefing - Pew Center on the States - Make Voting Work

Make Voting Work and the Overseas Vote Foundation present new software to address voting problems.

  • Washington, DC
  • Pew DC Offices
    1025 F Street NW, 9th Floor
    Washington, DC
  • October 31, 2007
  • (Wednesday)
Final Report & Recommendation Release - The National Early Childhood Accountability Task Force

The National Early Childhood Accountability Task Force will release their final set of recommendations for state early childhood accountability systems, and for linking such efforts to standards-based assessment efforts in kindergarten and the primary grades.  

  • Washington, DC
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
    1025 F Street, NW, Suite 900
    Washington, DC
  • November 7, 2007
  • (Wednesday)
‘Wild Chronicles’ Airs Segment on Herring - Pew Environment Group

Pew has partnered with National Geographic Society to produce segments for its television show, Wild Chronicles.

  • Washington, DC
  • Pew Charitable Trusts
    1025 F Street NW, 9th Floor
    Washington, DC
  • January 29, 2008
  • (Tuesday)
Time for Reform: Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect - Kids Are Waiting

A press conference on child welfare by Prevent Child Abuse America and Kids Are Waiting.

  • Washington, DC
  • The National Press Club
    Murrow, White and Lisagor Rooms
    529 14th Street, NW
    Washington, DC
  • January 30, 2008
  • (Wednesday)
Antibiotic Resistance – The Growing Public Health Threat - The Pew Commission on Industrial Farm Animal Production

Congressional briefing convened by Pew Commission on Industrial Farm Animal Production

  • Washington, DC
  • Rayburn House Office Building
    Room 2168
    Washington, DC
  • February 21, 2008
  • (Thursday)
Pew Forum: Is the “God Gap” Closing? - Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life

Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life presents a discussion:

Is the “God Gap” Closing?

  • Washington, DC
  • National Press Club
    Lisagor Room
    529 14th Street, NW, 13th Floor
    Washington, DC
  • February 25, 2008
  • (Monday)
Pew Forum Telephone News Conference: Religious Landscape Survey - Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life

In a conference call for journalists, the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life will release the first report of a landmark survey that details the religious affiliation of the American public and explores the remarkable dynamism taking place in the U.S. religious marketplace.

 

 

  • Washington, DC
  • Via conference call
    Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life
    Washington, DC
  • February 28, 2008
  • (Thursday)
Pew Study Finds America’s Prison Population and Corrections Costs Hit Historic Levels - Public Safety Performance Project

A new report by the Pew Center on the States’ Public Safety Performance Project finds that the U.S. prison population grew substantially in 2007.

  • Washington, DC
  • Pew Center on the States
    Public Safety Performance Project
    Washington, DC
  • February 28, 2008
  • - February 29, 2008
  • (Thursday)- (Friday)
Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies Co-Sponsors Major Conference - Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies

Top officials at the agencies responsible for the regulation of nanotechnology products -- including the Food and Drug Administration, Environmental Protection Agency, Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Department of Agriculture -- will meet at a Food and Drug Law Institute conference to discuss their plans for managing and monitoring these products.

 

  • Washington, DC
  • L'Enfant Plaza Hotel
    480 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
    Washington, DC
  • March 3, 2008
  • (Monday)
Pew to Release ‘Grading the States 2008’; One-of-a Kind Report on State Performance - Government Performance Project

A Washington, DC briefing and luncheon to provide the results of Grading the States 2008.

  • Washington, DC
  • Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
    Pavilion Room
    1300 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
    Washington, DC
  • March 19, 2008
  • (Wednesday)
Most 3- and 4-Year-Olds Are Denied Access to Public Preschool Programs - National Institute for Early Education Research

A news conference from The National Institute for Early Education Research to release the findings of the 2007 annual State of Preschool report.

  • Washington, DC
  • National Press Club
    529 14th Street NW
    Washington, DC
  • March 20, 2008
  • (Thursday)
Panel Discussion: Economic Mobility in America - Economic Mobility Project

A March 20, 2008 panel discussion at the Brookings Institution will review the findings of the Economic Mobility Project’s release, “Getting Ahead of Losing Ground: Economic Mobility in America."

  • Washington, DC
  • The Brookings Institution
    1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
    Washington, DC
  • April 3, 2008
  • (Thursday)
Assessing the State of Democracy in America - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

The Forum for the Study of Democracy and Autocracy is hosting a free symposium of academics, American political reformers, and democracy promotion practitioners.

  • Washington, DC
  • Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
    1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW
    Washington, DC
  • April 10, 2008
  • (Thursday)
National Fly-in Day to Champion the Needs of Kids in Foster Care - Kids Are Waiting

Representatives to show their support for federal legislation that would help children in foster care leave the system and kinship caregivers access resources.

  • Washington, DC
  • Rayburn House Office Building
    Room B-354
    Washington, DC
  • April 10, 2008
  • (Thursday)
Panel to Urge Bush Administration to Enhance Its Ocean Legacy - Pew Environment Group

National Marine Fisheries Service Poised to Issue Proposals that Could Set Historic Rules for Managing Wild Fish Populations 

  • Washington, DC
  • Chef Geoff's Restaurant
    1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC
  • April 12, 2008
  • (Saturday)
Public Celebration Marks Opening of the Library of Congress Experience - The Library of Congress

On Saturday, April 12, the Library of Congress debuts an immersive, new "Library of Congress Experience," offering visitors unique historical and cultural treasures brought to life through cutting-edge interactive technology and a companion Web site.

  • Washington, DC
  • The Library of Congress
    Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. SE
    Washington, DC
  • April 17, 2008
  • (Thursday)
How Much Does the Federal Government Spend to Promote Economic Mobility - and for Whom? - The Economic Mobility Project

The Economic Mobility Project, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts, will hold a panel discussion about how much the federal government spends on promoting economic mobility.

  • Washington, DC
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
    1025 F Street NW, Suite 900
    Washington, DC
  • April 23, 2008
  • (Wednesday)
When the Going Gets Tough, Tough Governors Fight for Pre-K - Pre-K Now

Telephone press conference to release "Leadership Matters: Governors' Pre-K Proposals FY09" – an annual state-by-state comparison of gubernatorial leadership on pre-k.

  • Washington, DC
  • Telephone Conference
    1-877-874-1571
    1025 F Street, NW
    Washington, DC
  • April 24, 2008
  • (Thursday)
Improved Governance Needed to Realize Nanotech’s Benefits - Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies

Nanotech Expert Will Highlight Hurdles to Government Oversight & Gaining Public Trust

  • Washington, DC
  • Russell Senate Office Building
    Room 253
    Washington, DC
  • April 29, 2008
  • (Tuesday)
Release of Final Report and Recommendations - Pew Commission on Industrial Farm Animal Production

On Tuesday, April 29, 2008, the Pew Commission on Industrial Farm Animal Production will present its findings in a comprehensive final report.

  • Washington, DC
  • Horizon Ballroom, Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center
    1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
    Washington, DC
  • May 14, 2008
  • (Wednesday)
New Environmental Review Proposal Limits Public’s Ability to Hold Government Managers Accountable - Pew Environment Group

The Pew Environment Group will host a tele-press briefing to provide immediate insight and political analysis on a proposed fisheries rule issued that morning by NMFS.

  • Washington, DC
  • Conference Call
    1200 18th St. NW
    Washington, DC
  • May 21, 2008
  • (Wednesday)
Outstanding Young Leaders Honored by FosterClub, Kids Are Waiting - Kids Are Waiting

Former foster youth receive awards for inspirational advocacy on federal foster care reform that would help more of the 500,000 children in foster care have safe, permanent families.

  • Washington, DC
  • CASA Forgotten Children Exhibit
    Washington Monument
    Washington, DC
  • June 5, 2008
  • (Thursday)
House Committee Testimony on Farm Animal Antibiotics - Pew Commission on Industrial Farm Animal Production

The Pew Commission on Industrial Farm Animal Production received an invitation today from the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health to testify on Thursday, June 12, at 10 a.m. on Administration Legislative Proposals on the Animal Drug User Fee Act Amendments of 2008 and the Animal Generic Drug User Fee Act of 2008.

  • Washington, DC
  • Rayburn House Office Building
    Room 2123
    Washington, DC
  • June 10, 2008
  • (Tuesday)
The Automatic Revolution: Changing How America Saves - The Retirement Security Project

The conference will highlight the implications of these changes for American workers and companies and the prospects for the future, through presentations and discussions with leading practitioners, policy makers and researchers.

  • Washington, DC
  • The National Press Club
    529 14th St NW
    Washington, DC
  • June 12, 2008
  • (Thursday)
Pew Global Attitudes Project to Release Major International Poll Examining Views of America, China, Global Economy - Pew Research Center

Press conference to release findings from the Pew Research Center’s 2008 Global Attitudes survey conducted in 24 countries.

  • Washington, DC
  • National Press Club
    Holeman Lounge
    529 14th Street, NW
    Washington, DC
  • June 17, 2008
  • (Tuesday)
National Poll Results on Pre-K - Pre-K Now

Pre-K Now will hold a telephone press conference and webinar to release results of a national poll on voters' views of state and federal support for high-quality pre-kindergarten programs.

  • Washington, DC
  • Pre-K Now
    1025 F Street, NW
    Suite 900
    Washington, DC
  • June 23, 2008
  • (Monday)
Pew Forum Telephone News Conference: Part II of Religious Landscape Survey - Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life

In a noon EDT conference call for journalists on Monday, June 23, 2008, the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life will release the second report of a landmark survey that examines the tremendous diversity of Americans’ religious beliefs and practices as well as their social and political views.

  • Washington, DC
  • Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life
    Via conference call
    Washington, DC
  • July 10, 2008
  • (Thursday)
2008 Partnership for America’s Economic Success Conference - Partnership for America's Economic Success

The National Economic Forum on Early Childhood Investment: The Annual Conference for the Partnership for America's Economic Success will take place on July 9-10, 2008 at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce building in Washington, DC.

  • Washington, DC
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    1615 H Street NW
    Washington, DC
  • July 23, 2008
  • (Wednesday)
Nanotechnology Oversight: An Agenda for the New Administration - Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies

Environmental Protection Agency official J. Clarence Davies, one of the nation's foremost authorities on environmental regulation and policy, releases his new report that identifies the steps the incoming president must take to deal with the potential risks posed by nanotechnology.

  • Washington, DC
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
    5th Floor Conference Room. Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
    1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC
  • July 29, 2008
  • (Tuesday)
Wealth Mobility and Volatility in Black and White - Economic Mobility Project

A Discussion of Differences in African-American and White Wealth Creation and Maintenance

  • Washington, DC
  • Center for American Progress
    1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor
    Washington, DC
  • September 15, 2008
  • (Monday)
Democracy at a Distance - Pew Center on the States

Democracy at a Distance:  A Summit to Make Voting Work for Military and Overseas Voters by the Pew Center on the States and its partners.

  • Washington, DC
  • Reserve Officers Association
    1 Constitution Ave., NE
    Washington, DC
  • September 30, 2008
  • (Tuesday)
Nanotechnology? Synthetic Biology? Hey, What's That? - Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies

Results of Nanotechnology & Synthetic Biology Public Opinion Poll

  • Washington, DC
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
    One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
    1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
    Washington, DC
  • October 8, 2008
  • (Wednesday)
What Comes Next? The Economic and Budgetary Consequences of the Financial Bailout - The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and the New America Foundation host an in-depth analysis of the new fiscal landscape with many of the country's leading experts.

  • Washington, DC
  • The National Press Club
    529 14th Street NW
    Washington, DC
  • October 21, 2008
  • (Tuesday)
Electionline to Release November 4 Preview - Electionline.org

12 States to Watch for Election Challenges

  • Washington, DC
  • National Press Club
    Zenger Room
    529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor
    Washington, DC
  • November 12, 2008
  • - November 14, 2008
  • (Wednesday)- (Friday)
Carbon Market Insights 2008 - Pew Center on Global Climate Change

The Pew Center on Global Climate Change and Point Carbon present the Carbon Market Insights Americas 2008 conference, which will provide participants with a fresh analysis on climate policy and carbon markets in North America.

  • Washington, DC
  • Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
    2660 Woodley Road, NW
    Washington, DC
  • November 14, 2008
  • (Friday)
Synthetic Biology: Coming up Fast! - Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies

The Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies and the Center for American Progress will host an event that explores the promises and pitfalls of synthetic biology.

  • Washington, DC
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
    One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
    1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
    Washington, DC
  • November 17, 2008
  • (Monday)
NanoFrontiers 2.0 - Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies

The Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies and the National Science Foundation are hosting a closed meeting at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars for about a dozen of the country's top nanotechnology researchers from industry and academe to gain insight into the scientific and technological developments leading to future generations of nanoscale devices and systems.

  • Washington, DC
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
    1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
    Washington, DC
  • December 1, 2008
  • (Monday)
Now Open at the National Museum of American History: The Star-Spangled Banner—The Flag That Inspired the National Anthem - Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History opened its doors to the public on Friday, November 21, providing a new look at the almost 200-year-old Star-Spangled Banner and a rare chance to see the White House copy of President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.

  • Washington, DC
  • National Museum of American History
    National Mall
    14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC
  • December 8, 2008
  • - December 10, 2008
  • (Monday)- (Wednesday)
Voting in America: The Road Ahead - Make Voting Work

Leading policymakers, election officials and experts across the field come together to present research, build partnerships and encourage discussion aimed at shaping the future of American elections in 2009 and beyond.

  • Washington, DC
  • Newseum
    555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
    Washington, DC
  • December 10, 2008
  • (Wednesday)
The Future of Democracy - Pew Charitable Trusts

Can and should the core American belief in inalienable human rights be the primary basis for effective diplomacy and foreign policy?

  • Washington, DC
  • The St. Regis Hotel Astor Ballroom
    923 16th St, NW
    Washington, DC
  • December 10, 2008
  • (Wednesday)
Pre-K Now National Conference - Pre-K Now

Share Advocacy Strategies, Plan for 2009

  • Washington, DC
  • Teleconference
    1025 F Street, NW
    Suite 900
    Washington, DC
  • January 8, 2009
  • (Thursday)
Synthetic Biology: Is Ethics a Showstopper? - Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies

The Project on Emerging Nanotechnolgies explores synthetic biology's unresolved questions with Dr. Arthur Caplan, director of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Washington, DC
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
    One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
    1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
    Washington, DC
  • January 12, 2009
  • (Monday)
Groups to Ask Obama to Implement Roadless Rule - Heritage Forests Campaign

Telebriefing Monday with Rep. Grijalva, former Forest Service Chief, green groups.

  • Washington, DC
  • Teleconference
    1200 Eighteenth Street, N.W.
    Washington, DC
  • January 14, 2009
  • (Wednesday)
Nanotech and Your Daily Vitamins - Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies

The Project on Emerging Nanotechnolgies explores whether the FDA is equipped to meet the emerging regulatory challenge of dietary supplements that use engineered nanomaterials.

  • Washington, DC
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
    One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
    1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
    Washington, DC
  • February 23, 2009
  • (Monday)
2009 Federal Policy Briefing: The First 100 Days – Advancing an Environmental Agenda - Environmental Grantmakers Association

The goals of this Federal Policy Briefing are two-fold: to learn and to set the stage for the next four years.

  • Washington, DC
  • Omni Shoreham Hotel
    2500 Calvert Street NW
    Washington, DC
  • February 24, 2009
  • - February 26, 2009
  • (Tuesday)- (Thursday)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tracking Conference - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is hosting the 2009 National Environmental Public Health Tracking Conference. The conference theme is TRACKS2009: The Future of Environmental Public Health.

  • Washington, DC
  • The Fairmont
    2401 M. Street, NW
    Washington, DC
  • March 7, 2009
  • - March 10, 2009
  • (Saturday)- (Tuesday)
Blue Vision Summit - Pew Environment Group

The Blue Vision Summit on March 7 -10, 2009, will bring together a strong and diverse constituency ready to work for ocean and coastal protection and restoration.

  • Washington, DC
  • Blue Vision Summit
    Various locations – see the Summit Web site for details
    Washington, DC
  • March 12, 2009
  • (Thursday)
New Pew-Commissioned Poll Examines Perceptions of Economic Mobility and the American Dream - Economic Mobility Project

The Pew Economic Mobility Project will release the results of a national public opinion survey that examines Americans' attitudes toward economic mobility and the American Dream on Thursday, March 12, 2009.

  • Washington, DC
  • The National Press Club
    Zenger Room
    529 14th Street NW
    Washington, DC
  • March 17, 2009
  • (Tuesday)
Teleconference on Legislation to Help Curtail Overuse Of Antibiotics on Factory Farms - Pew Campaign on Human Health and Industrial Farming

Members of the media may join a teleconference at 11 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, March 17, 2009, to find out more about this new legislation and why it is important to protecting human health.

  • Washington, DC
  • Washington, DC
    901 E St. NW
    Washington, DC
  • March 23, 2009
  • (Monday)
Nanotechnology: Will It Drive a New Innovation Economy for the U.S.? - Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies

Nanotechnology - which some scientists and business leaders hail as ushering in the next technology-driven Industrial Revolution - promises to be one of the critical foundations for this new innovation economy. While hopes are high, what is actually happening on the ground in terms of nanotechnology research and commercialization?

  • Washington, DC
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
    One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
    1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
    Washington, DC
  • March 24, 2009
  • (Tuesday)
Offshore Drilling in Alaska’s Bristol Bay and Arctic Ocean - Pew Environment Group

Twenty years after the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska’s Prince William Sound, the nation’s oil spill experts find that America’s sensitive Arctic and sub-Arctic marine waters including Bristol Bay, the Chukchi Sea and the Beaufort Sea are still at risk from oil and gas development.

  • Washington, DC
  • The Rayburn House Office Building
    Room 2154
    Washington, DC
  • March 26, 2009
  • (Thursday)
The Year Ahead for International Global Warming Talks - Pew Environment Group

On Thursday, March 26, 2009 at 10:30 A.M. EST, the Pew Environment Group will host a global warming telepress briefing with Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), who chairs key energy and climate panels and Yvo de Boer, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

  • Washington, DC
  • Conference Call
    901 E Street NW
    Washington, DC
  • April 2, 2009
  • (Thursday)
Pew Environment Group, World Wildlife Fund to Host Tele-Press Briefing on Upcoming Historic Polar Meetings - Pew Environment Group

On Thursday, April 2, the Pew Environment Group and WWF will lead a press conference call to preview the first-ever joint Arctic Council/ Antarctic Treaty Ministerial Meeting and the Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting. 

  • Washington, DC
  • Conference Call
    901 E Street NW
    Washington, DC
  • April 8, 2009
  • (Wednesday)
2008 Annual State of Preschool Report - National Institute for Early Education Research

Federal Program Called for to Help States Increase Quality, Enrollment

  • Washington, DC
  • Oyster-Adams Bilingual School
    2801 Calvert St., NW
    Washington, DC
  • April 23, 2009
  • (Thursday)
GW Forward: Earth Week 2009 - The George Washington University

Eileen Claussen, President of the Pew Center on Global Change, will speak on issues and challenges we face sustaining sustainability.

  • Washington, DC
  • The George Washington University
    Post Hall
    2100 Foxhall Road NW
    Washington, DC
  • June 10, 2009
  • (Wednesday)
Pew Report to Detail Job Growth in the Clean Energy Economy - The Pew Charitable Trusts

The Pew Charitable Trusts will release a report detailing the nation’s clean energy economy, on Wednesday, June 10 at 11 a.m. ET.

  • Washington, DC
  • Conference Call
    901 E Street, NW
    Washington, DC
  • June 19, 2009
  • (Friday)
Savings, Responsibility, and Opportunity in America - Economic Mobility Project

Economic Mobility Project research manager Scott Winship will participate in a panel discussion about a new framework to promote savings and economic mobility developed by NYU Sociology Professor Dalton Conley.

  • Washington, DC
  • New America Foundation
    1899 L Street, NW Suite 400
    Washington, DC
  • July 23, 2009
  • (Thursday)
Press Call: Rebuilding Fish Populations in the Mid-Atlantic Would Generate Billions of Dollars - Pew Environment Group

The Pew Environment Group will lead a press call to discuss a new report that reveals the significant economic benefits and costs of delay of rebuilding depleted fish populations in the Mid-Atlantic region.

  • Washington, DC
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
    901 E Street NW
    Washington, DC
  • July 26, 2009
  • - July 29, 2009
  • (Sunday)- (Wednesday)
2009 Governmental Research Association Annual Policy Conference - Governmental Research Assn.

This year’s conference will draw from the tremendous knowledge and talent available in Washington, including presenters from government, think tanks, and associations, focusing on the economy, healthcare, criminal justice, infrastructure, the 2010 Census, and more.

  • Washington, DC
  • The Brookings Institution
    1775 Massachusetts Ave, NW
    Washington, DC
  • August 27, 2009
  • (Thursday)
Pew and NPR Financial Reform Conversation - The Pew Charitable Trusts

The Pew Charitable Trusts and NPR will hold an event on August 27, 2009, to discuss financial reform and the need to create a fair, competitive, stable financial system for the 21st Century.

 

  • Washington, DC
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
    901 E Street, NW
    Washington, DC
  • September 23, 2009
  • (Wednesday)
Borrowers with Private Student Loans Blocked from Bankruptcy Relief: House Judiciary Committee to Examine the Issue - Project on Student Debt

This Wednesday, September 23, at 1:00 pm, the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law will hold the first ever hearing on private student loans and bankruptcy. Lauren Asher, president of the Project on Student Debt’s parent organization, the Institute for College Access & Success, will testify as an invited expert witness.

 

  • Washington, DC
  • House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law
    2141 Rayburn House Office Building
    Washington, DC
  • September 24, 2009
  • - September 25, 2009
  • (Thursday)- (Friday)
Covering the Budget Beat - Pew Center on the States

This forum for statehouse journalists will feature a series of in-depth sessions that will describe states’ current and long-term fiscal pressures, examine the effect of the stimulus on the states and detail national and regional economic trends.

  • Washington, DC
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
    901 E Street, NW
    Washington, DC
  • September 24, 2009
  • (Thursday)
Perspectives: David Kessler - Pew Health Group

Former FDA Commissioner and current New York Times best-selling author David Kessler will be the first guest in the Pew Health Group’s “Perspectives” series at the Pew Washington, DC office at 901 E Street, NW.

  • Washington, DC
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
    901 E Street, NW
    (Entrance on 9th Street between E & F – Gallery Place-Chinatown Metro)
    Washington, DC
  • September 29, 2009
  • (Tuesday)
'Forever Wild' Film Premiere - Pew Environment Group

The Campaign for America’s Wilderness will be celebrating the 45th anniversary of the Wilderness Act at the DC Premiere of Forever Wild, a FirstLight Film. 

  • Washington, DC
  • E Street Cinema
    555 11th Street NW
    Washington, DC
  • October 6, 2009
  • (Tuesday)
The Future of U.S. Chemicals Policy - Pew Health Group

EPA Administrator Jackson to Deliver Keynote Address

  • Washington, DC
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
    901 E Street, NW
    9th Floor
    Washington, DC
  • October 23, 2009
  • (Friday)
New, Safe and Affordable Credit Options for America’s Underbanked - Pew Health Group

On Friday, October 23, the Pew Health Group, together with the New America Foundation and the Center for Financial Services, is coordinating a symposium to address the need for safe and affordable credit products for consumers, particularly those underserved by banks. 

  • Washington, DC
  • U.S. Capitol Building
    North Room Capitol Visitor Center
    First Street and East Capitol Street, NE
    Washington, DC
  • October 28, 2009
  • (Wednesday)
Pew Environment Group to Host Press Call on Efforts to Protect Whales, Penguins, Seals and Krill - Pew Environment Group

On Wednesday, October 28, Pew will lead a press call to discuss the importance and urgency of protecting Antarctica’s iconic species including whales, penguins and seals.

  • Washington, DC
  • Conference Call
    901 E Street, NW
    Washington, DC
  • November 3, 2009
  • (Tuesday)
Pew Environment Group to Host Briefing on Catch Shares - Pew Environment Group

On Tuesday, November 3, at 12 p.m. EST, the Pew Environment Group (PEG) will lead a background press briefing to discuss “catch shares,” one means for managing how annual catch limits of fish are allocated among fishermen.

  • Washington, DC
  • Conference Call
    901 E Street, NW
    Washington, DC
  • November 12, 2009
  • (Thursday)
'Farmed Salmon Exposed' Film Premiere and Lunch Panel - Pew Environment Group

On Thursday, November 12 at 11 a.m. at Landmark’s E Street Cinema, Pew – as a member of the Pure Salmon Campaign coalition – will host a press lunch briefing and premiere a documentary that shows the major environmental threats posed by fish farming.

  • Washington, DC
  • Landmark E Street Cinema
    555 11th Street, NW
    Washington, DC
  • November 12, 2009
  • (Thursday)
Press Briefing: Copenhagen Climate Talks 101 - Pew Environment Group

With one month to go before the Copenhagen summit, leading climate experts will join Janos Pasztor, the director of the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Change Support Team, on a phone briefing this Thursday, November 12 at 10 A.M. EST to set the stage for the upcoming climate meeting. 

  • Washington, DC
  • Conference Call
    901 E Street, NW
    Washington, DC
  • November 13, 2009
  • (Friday)
Perspectives: Beyond California - States in Fiscal Peril - Pew Center on the States

California's problems are in a league of their own. But the same pressures that pushed it toward fiscal disaster are wreaking havoc in state capitals around the country, more acutely in some than in others.

  • Washington, DC
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
    901 E Street, NW
    Washington, DC
  • November 18, 2009
  • - November 21, 2009
  • (Wednesday)- (Saturday)
2009 National Association for the Education of Young Children Annual Conference - Pew Center on the States

Rob Dugger, chair of the Partnership for America’s Economic Success, and Elaine Weiss, the initiative’s project manager, will participate in a panel discussion on the economic value of early childhood in the United States.

  • Washington, DC
  • Washington Convention Center
    801 Mount Vernon Pl, NW
    Washington, DC
  • November 19, 2009
  • (Thursday)
Advancing Economic Mobility Through Savings - Pew's Economic Mobility Project

This November 19 event will feature the release of a timely new report by The Economic Mobility Project, "A Penny Saved is Mobility Earned: Advancing Economic Mobility through Savings."

  • Washington, DC
  • Rayburn House Office Building
    Room 2456
    South Capitol St. SE & Independence Ave. SW
    Washington, DC
  • December 2, 2009
  • (Wednesday)
Press Briefing on Copenhagen Climate Talks - Pew Environment Group

The Pew Environment Group hosted a phone briefing with Senator John Kerry (D-MA) and Yvo de Boer, Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC, on Wednesday, December 2, 2009.

  • Washington, DC
  • Conference Call
    901 E Street, NW
    Washington, DC
  • December 2, 2009
  • (Wednesday)
Antibiotic Resistance: A Multi-Billion Dollar Health Care Crisis - The Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future

Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY) and leading experts will discuss the economic and public health effects of non-therapeutic antibiotics in food animal production, including the connection to MRSA.

  • Washington, DC
  • Rayburn House Office Building
    Room 2168
    Washington, DC
  • December 17, 2009
  • (Thursday)
Industrial Animal Farms and Worker Health and Safety - Pew Campaign on Human Health and Industrial Farming

Leading experts discuss the public health and sociological effects of industrial farm animal production for farm workers and rural communities.

  • Washington, DC
  • US Capitol
    HC-8
    Washington, DC
  • January 7, 2010
  • (Thursday)
Measuring Home Visiting Program Performance - Pew Center on the States

The Pew Home Visiting Campaign is hosting a symposium from 3:30-5:30 p.m. that will explore the new generation of home visiting research.

  • Washington, DC
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
    901 E Street NW
    Washington, DC
  • January 14, 2010
  • (Thursday)
Quality Counts 2010 - Pew Center on the States

The EPE Research Center (a division of Editorial Projects in Education and the non-profit organization that publishes Education Week) presents key findings and implications from the 2010 edition of Quality Counts.

  • Washington, DC
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
    901 E Street NW
    Washington, DC
  • January 29, 2010
  • - February 1, 2010
  • (Friday)- (Monday)
National Association of Secretaries of State 2010 Winter Conference - Pew Center on the States

The Pew Center on the States' David Becker and John Lindback will participate in a session on voter registration modernization at the National Association of Secretaries of State 2010 Winter Conference in Washington, DC.

 

  • Washington, DC
  • JW Marriott Hotel
    1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC
  • February 16, 2010
  • (Tuesday)
Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform: Forum On Avoiding a Government Debt Crisis - Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform

The Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform will conduct a half-day policy forum titled "Avoiding a Government Debt Crisis" in Washington, DC.

  • Washington, DC
  • The Mayflower Hotel
    East Room
    1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC
  • February 22, 2010
  • (Monday)
Pew to Release Report Grading All 50 States on Children’s Dental Health & Access to Care - Pew Center on the States

A report to be released by the Pew Center on the States will show how many children in America go without dental care each year and how well states are ensuring proper dental health and access to care.

  • Washington, DC
  • Conference Call
    901 E Street NW
    Washington, DC
  • February 24, 2010
  • (Wednesday)
The Experts Discuss the Millennial Generation - Pew Research Center

Watch a live Webcast of the Pew Research Center's Millennials conference starting at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010.

  • Washington, DC
  • Via Webcast
    Newseum
    555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
    Washington, DC
  • March 2, 2010
  • (Tuesday)
Capitol Hill Briefing to Focus on Alternatives to Routine Antibiotic Use in Food Animal Production - The Pew Charitable Trusts

On March 2, the Pew Campaign on Human Health and Industrial Farming will host a Capitol Hill briefing on successful and profitable production and business models for raising food animals without the routine use of antibiotics.

  • Washington, DC
  • Dirksen Senate Building
    Room 124
    Washington, DC
  • March 3, 2010
  • (Wednesday)
Press Call: Pew to Call for International Protections for Bluefin Tuna, Eight Species of Sharks - Pew Environment Group

On Wednesday, March 3 at 11 a.m. EST, the Pew Environment Group hosted a press call to discuss international trade restrictions proposed for iconic marine species at the upcoming Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) conference.

  • Washington, DC
  • Conference Call
    901 E Street NW
    Washington, DC
  • March 10, 2010
  • - March 11, 2010
  • (Wednesday)- (Thursday)
National Economic Forum on Early Childhood Investment - Pew Center on the States

The Partnership for America's Economic Success' national conference will take place March 10-11, 2010, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. This conference will focus on the tools and information necessary to develop a statewide coalition of business leaders advocating for increased investments in early childhood.

  • Washington, DC
  • National Press Club
    529 14th Street NW
    13th Floor
    Washington, DC
  • March 18, 2010
  • (Thursday)
Financial Reform: Too Important to Fail - Pew Economic Policy Group

On Thursday, March 18 at 8:30 a.m., join our guests, including Senator Bob Corker (R-TN), Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) and Dr. Larry Summers, Chairman of the National Economic Council, as they discuss what it will take to pass real financial reform this Congress.

  • Washington, DC
  • National Press Club (Holeman Lounge)
    529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor
    Washington, DC
  • March 29, 2010
  • (Monday)
Transforming Journalism: The State of the News Media 2010 - The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism

The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism is co-hosting this event on March 29, 2010, with the Newseum and George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs.

  • Washington, DC
  • Live event
    805 21st Street NW
    Washington, DC
  • April 14, 2010
  • (Wednesday)
Capitol Hill Briefings on Antibiotic Use on the Farm and Public Health - The Pew Charitable Trusts

On Wednesday, April 14, the Pew Campaign on Human Health and Industrial Farming will co-sponsor two congressional briefings (both House and Senate) titled, “Antibiotic Use on the Farm and Public Health: A Looming Crisis.”

  • Washington, DC
  • Senate and House Briefings
    in the Dirksen and Rayburn Buildings
    Washington, DC
  • April 21, 2010
  • (Wednesday)
Growing Up with the Mobile Net - The Advisory Committee to the Congressional Internet Caucus

Amanda Lenhart, senior research specialist at the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project, will present the project's findings on teens and cell phones at the Advisory Committee to the Congressional Internet Caucus conference on "The State of the Mobile Net."

  • Washington, DC
  • Hyatt Regency, Capitol Hill
    400 New Jersey Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC
  • April 23, 2010
  • (Friday)
A Conversation with Thomas Goetz and Susannah Fox - Pew Research Center

DDB Issues & Advocacy and the Pew Internet & American Life Project are co-sponsoring a conversation with Thomas Goetz and Susannah Fox at the Pew Research Center on April 23rd.

  • Washington, DC
  • Pew Internet & American Life Project
    1615 L Street, NW
    Suite 700
    Washington, DC
  • May 11, 2010
  • (Tuesday)
Hearing: U.S. House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security - House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

Adam Gelb, director of the Public Safety Performance Project for the Pew Center on the States, will testify on Tuesday, May 11 before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security.

  • Washington, DC
  • House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
    2141 Rayburn House Office Building
    Washington, DC
  • May 24, 2010
  • (Monday)
Tackling the National Debt: Lessons from Abroad - Pew Economic Policy Group

On May 24, the Pew Economic Policy Group will host top-ranking budget officials from Austria and Sweden, two countries that managed to pull themselves back from the fiscal brink.

  • Washington, DC
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
    901 E Street, NW 9th Floor
    Washington, DC
  • June 3, 2010
  • (Thursday)
Early Childhood Initiatives and Human Capital Policies - Pew Center on the States

The Partnership for America's Economic Success for an invitation-only event to discuss how early childhood initiatives can help improve our nation's workforce and economic successes

  • Washington, DC
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
    901 E Street, NW
    10th Floor (entrance on 9th Street, NW)
    Washington, DC
  • August 12, 2010
  • (Thursday)
Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food - Pew Environment Group

Please join Internews' Earth Journalism Network and the Pew Environment Group with award-winning writer Paul Greenberg for a lively discussion and book reading from his newest release: FOUR FISH: The Future of the Last Wild Food

  • Washington, DC
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
    901 E Street, NW
    Washington, DC
  • September 22, 2010
  • (Wednesday)
Sustaining Security: How Natural Resources Influence National Security - The Pew Charitable Trusts

The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) will host a lunch briefing with General Anthony Zinni (Ret.) on the growing threat that unfettered environmental degradation around the world poses to national security.

  • Washington, DC
  • Rayburn House Office Building
    Room: 2255
    Washington, DC
  • September 28, 2010
  • (Tuesday)
God in America National Symposium on Religious Literacy - WGBH

On September 28, 2010, there will be a exclusive screening of the upcoming documentary series God in America followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers. The event will be held at the Annenberg Theater, Newseum in Washington, DC.  Pew provided financial support for the documentary. WGBH is hosting the event in conjunction with the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life and the Religious Freedom Education. RSVP required.

  • Washington, DC
  • Annenberg Theater at the Newseum
    555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
    Washington, DC
  • October 7, 2010
  • (Thursday)
Women Heroes of Global Conservation - Repairing Nature, Empowering Communities - Alliance for Global Conservation

On Thursday, October 7 at 11:30 a.m. the Alliance for Global Conservation, the United Nations Foundation and the Green Belt Movement, in cooperation with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and members of the Congressional Women’s Caucus, will host a luncheon to honor six women conservation leaders from around the world. 

  • Washington, DC
  • Cannon House Office Building
    Independence Avenue and 1st Street, SE
    Washington, DC
  • October 20, 2010
  • (Wednesday)
Pew Environment Group to Host Press Call on Efforts to Protect Whales, Penguins, Seals & Krill - Pew Environment Group

On Wednesday, October 20 at 11 a.m. EDT, Pew’s Antarctic Krill Conservation Project will host a tele-press briefing to discuss the importance and urgency of protecting Antarctica’s iconic predators including whales, penguins and seals.

  • Washington, DC
  • Tele-Press Briefing
    Pew Environment Group
    Washington, DC
  • November 9, 2010
  • (Tuesday)
Looting the Seas - Pew Environment Group

A special screening of a new documentary on the black market in bluefin tuna.

  • Washington, DC
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
    901 E Street, NW
    10th Floor
    Washington, DC
  • November 11, 2010
  • (Thursday)
Pew to Host Press Call Previewing Crucial Meeting on Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, Sharks - Pew Environment Group

On Thursday, November 11 at 10 a.m. EST, the Pew Environment Group will host a tele-briefing to discuss how illegal fishing, “crystal ball” management and chronic overfishing continue to threaten the sustainability of Atlantic bluefin and several species of sharks.

  • Washington, DC
  • Conference Call
    901 E Street, NW
    Washington, DC
  • January 13, 2011
  • (Thursday)
Pew Project on National Security, Energy & Climate Briefing - Pew Environment Group

The Pew Project on National Security, Energy & Climate cordially invites you to a briefing by the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Center on Climate Change and National Security.

  • Washington, DC
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
    901 E Street NW, 10th Floor
    Washington, DC
  • February 16, 2011
  • - February 17, 2011
  • (Wednesday)- (Thursday)
National Summit on Quality in Home Visiting Programs: Connecting Research to Policy and Practice - Pew Center on the States

Registration is open for the  National Summit on Quality in Home Visiting Programs: Connecting Research to Policy and Practice, an interactive forum for home visiting researchers, program leaders, and policy makers concerned about improving home visiting system quality and family outcomes. The summit is co-sponsored by Every Child Succeeds, the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the Pew Center on the States.

  • Washington, DC
  • Omni Shoreham Hotel
    2500 Calvert Street NW
    Washington, DC
  • May 11, 2011
  • (Wednesday)
From Major Reform to Major Success: What's Next After the Credit CARD Act of 2009 - Pew Health Group

The Pew Health Group’s Safe Credit Cards Project will host a panel discussion to commemorate the two-year anniversary of the passage of the Credit CARD Act of 2009 on Wednesday, May 11.

  • Washington, DC
  • Russell Senate Office Building
    Constitution Avenue and 1st Street, NE
    Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee Room, Russell 432
    Washington, DC
  • June 21, 2011
  • - June 22, 2011
  • (Tuesday)- (Wednesday)
Closing the Gap: Understanding and Managing State Pension and Retiree Health Benefits - Pew Center on the States

What do state policy makers need to know to effectively manage the long-term costs of public employee pensions and retiree health benefits? What are the options, the risks and the repercussions if states want to bend the curve on retirement costs? This invitation-only event will present the best information available from research, peers with first-hand experience and leading experts.

  • Washington, DC
  • Pew Charitable Trusts
    901 E Street N.W.
    Washington, DC
  • July 7, 2011
  • (Thursday)
Leading by Example: How Energy Innovation is Strengthening America’s Military - Pew Environment Group

The Department of Defense and the military services have been national leaders in adopting cutting edge renewable and efficient energy technologies and policies. Panelists at this meeting will discuss the risks posed by energy dependence to the Armed Forces as well as innovative solutions to improving energy efficiency.

  • Washington, DC
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
    901 E Street, NW
    Washington, DC
  • July 12, 2011
  • (Tuesday)
After Heparin: Protecting Consumers from the Risks of Substandard and Counterfeit Drugs - Pew Health Group

The Pew Health Group will host a Capitol Hill forum on the release of a white paper, After Heparin: Protecting Consumers from the Risks of Substandard and Counterfeit Drugs, on Tuesday, July 12.

  • Washington, DC
  • Dirksen Senate Office Building, Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee Room, SD-430
    1st and C Streets, NE
    Washington, DC
  • March 8, 2012
  • (Thursday)
The Road to Commercialization: Advanced Biofuels in the Public and Private Sectors - Pew Environment Group

Advanced biofuels, currently being tested and used by the Department of Defense as well as several commercial airlines, offer the nation a real opportunity to diversify and increase its use of domestic fuels. This session will focus on the important role the public and private sectors can play in bringing these fuels to market in order to enhance security and provide widespread economic benefits.

  • Washington, DC
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
    901 E St. NW
    Washington, DC
  • March 17, 2012
  • (Saturday)
Sanctuary: The Last Stand for Sharks - Pew Environment Group

The film highlights the most recent shark protections and paints a picture of the global threats faced by these key species.

  • Washington, DC
  • Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital
    GALA Hispanic Theater
    3333 14th Street, NW
    Washington, DC