Enjoy a wine-and-cheese networking reception, followed by faculty,
staff, and student reflections on President Obama's second-term agenda. Following the program, enjoy more food, drink, and networking. All events will take place in the Katzen Arts Center on January 19. **While online registration for this event has closed, we welcome and encourage walk-up registrations onsite.**
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.: Wine-and-cheese networking reception
3:00 - 4:10 p.m.: Faculty, alumni, and student-led panels
- The Future of Obamacare, featuring panelists John Boyer, SPA/PhD '89, former president and general manager of MAXIMUS Federal Services, Inc., and Gary Jacobs, SPA/MPA '76, managing director of the Health Industries Advisory Practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers
- The Challenge of Tax Reform, featuring moderator Don Williamson, professor in the Kogod School of Business and executive director of the Kogod Tax Center, and panelists Dave Kautter, executive in residence at the Kogod School of Business and managing director of the Kogod Tax Center, and Kara Getz, Tax Counsel and Legislative Director for Congressman Richard Neal (D-MA 1st District).
- The Future of Foreign Policy, featuring moderator Anita McBride, executive in residence with AU's Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies, and panelists Jordan Tama, professor in the School of International Service, and Stephen Tankel, professor in the School of Public Affairs
- Four More Years: Students Look Ahead at Obama's Second Term, featuring current students from ATV (American Television)
4:15 - 5:30 p.m.: Keynote Panel: Gridlock on the Hill: How Will Congress and the President Work Together?
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.: Cocktail reception
Cost to attend is $15 for alumni, parents, and friends and
$10 for young alumni. There is no charge for current AU students,
faculty, and staff.
Additional university-sponsored events will also be taking place during Inauguration weekend:
Saturday, January 19:
American University's Martin Luther King Day of Service
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 20:
SPExS Inauguration Champagne Brunch for alumni from the Washington Semester Program, the Graduate Gateway Program, and Washington Internships for Native Students.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Capital Auditorium, Tenley Campus
$10 per person in advance; $15 per person at the door
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