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
 
  • 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 20, 2009
  • (Friday)
America's New Energy Forum - Pew Environment Group

A forum on climate change and leadership featuring former Virginia Senator John Warner, to be held at Mount Vernon, the home of President George Washington.

  • Mount Vernon, VA
  • Mount Vernon, home of President George Washington
    3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
    Mount Vernon, VA
  • 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
  • March 27, 2009
  • (Friday)
2009 American College of Medical Genetics Clinical Genetics Meeting - American College of Medical Genetics

The ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting continues to gain recognition as an outstanding educational and networking opportunity for medical and clinical genetics professionals who are providing comprehensive diagnostic, management and counseling services for patients with, or at risk for, genetically influenced health problems; laboratory directors and technicians providing genetic testing; researchers involved in the discovery of genetic disorders and treatments; and all healthcare and public health professionals with an interest in the rapidly evolving field of medical genetics and its integration into healthcare.

  • Tampa, FL
  • Tampa Convention Center
    333 S Franklin St
    Tampa, FL
  • March 30, 2009
  • (Monday)
Translating Science to Policy Conference - Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health

The Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health, in collaboration with its lead community partner, WE ACT for Environmental Justice, is hosting a day-long conference that will focus on three major environmental health concerns affecting children.

  • New York, New York
  • Columbia University
    Alfred Lerner Hall
    2920 Broadway
    New York, New York