Join The Hill on Tuesday, June 14 for a conversation on open source and the democratization of technology. How can making technological innovation more accessible diversify the marketplace? What security challenges are posed by the ability to modify and repurpose applications by the masses? Policymakers and industry leaders will consider the delicate balance between the desire to stay at the cutting-edge of technology and the protection of intellectual property and data security.
In July 2016, The Hill will bring its brand of serious political reporting and insightful policy coverage to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, OH the week of July 18 and Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, PA the week of July 25.
Join The Hill on Tuesday, May 24, as policymakers and industry specialists from both sides of the border weigh in on the state of the global sharing economy and the future it holds for U.S.-Canada economic relations. How can North American policymakers and industry collaborate to safeguard traditional businesses without hindering innovation? What standards or regulations might be needed to ensure the cyber and data security of these new markets?
Join The Hill on Wednesday, May 11, for a discussion on delivering innovative new treatments to rare disease patients. How can government and the healthcare industry collaborate to develop treatments and bring them to market? Policymakers, regulators, and industry leaders will consider the cutting-edge science and medicine driving rare disease advances and the path to making care accessible to the patients who need it most.
Join The Hill on Tuesday, May 10 for a conversation on how technological innovation and the Internet of Things are transforming the way we live. How can policymakers and industry collaborate to support the development and implementation of these cutting-edge technologies? What standards or regulations might be needed to ensure the security of information being transmitted?
On Friday, April 29, 2016, The Hill kicked off White House Correspondents' Dinner weekend with a star-studded celebration of Washington media at the Canadian Embassy.
The volatile economic climate, changing workplace structures, and an antiquated system of retirement benefits have a profound effect on individuals’ ability to save for retirement. How can policymakers and employers collaborate to help workers financially save at all stages of life, from young adults to retirees?
As competition grows and innovation advances across the global manufacturing sector, the long term health of manufacturing in America may well depend on the adoption of “smart” integrated technologies. On March 23, join The Hill to explore the role of the Internet of Things in transforming manufacturing in America.
Join The Hill on Thursday, March 17 for a live continuation of The Hill’s recent special report on Barack Obama’s presidency. We will take a deep-dive into key moments from the past seven years -- from passage of the Affordable Care Act to budget showdowns in Congress. Leaders from the Obama Administration and Capitol Hill will explore the issues that will define Obama’s legacy.
Changing consumer demand, emerging technologies and provisions in the Affordable Care Act are pushing America’s healthcare system to put patients at the center of their own care. On Tuesday, February 2, The Hill will explore public-private collaboration, attempts to define and demonstrate patient-focused and –informed quality care, and how enhanced coordination could transform care for patients suffering from chronic conditions, including cardiovascular disease.
From powering remote villages in rural Alaska to delivering reliable energy to military bases, microgrids are transforming the way energy is delivered to isolated regions. Join The Hill on Thursday, December 3 for a discussion on new uses for this rapidly developing technology and the future of energy delivery.
Less than 1,000 miles off the coast of Florida, Puerto Rico is suffering from an unprecedented financial collapse that has left the territory with a nearly 50% poverty rate and $72 billion in debt.
On November 17, join The Hill and The Capitol Forum for a policy discussion on Puerto Rico’s fiscal crisis. Policymakers, economists, and academics will explore the potential for government intervention, the prospects for pro- and anti-bankruptcy stakeholders, and the effect of Puerto Rico's debt crisis on the 2016 elections and beyond.
On Thursday, November 5, join The Hill for a discussion on the future of payment technology. From encryption to tokenization, what does the future hold for keeping consumer data safe? Policymakers, industry leaders, and technology experts will explore the cutting edge of cyber technology and discuss how government and industry can work together to protect American consumers.
In an era of personalization -- where music apps filter songs based on listener preferences and online ads populated based on user search history -- healthcare is the next frontier. Scientific advances are transforming healthcare and ushering in a new era of personalized – or precision – medicine. On October 22nd, join The Hill for a discussion on the impact of this emerging field, the challenges to its progress, and how the Precision Medicine Initiative fits into the complex personalized medicine ecosystem.
The development of specialty drugs has had a profound effect on treating patients suffering from chronic conditions, but these treatments come at a high cost to consumers and drug companies alike. On October 1, join The Hill & the USC Schaeffer Center for a policy forum on how to make these promising new treatments more accessible and affordable for patients who need them most, while improving the quality of care they receive.
Join The Hill on September 29 for a discussion on how policymakers and industry can come together to effectively regulate methane emissions. What steps can industry take to innovate and lead on adopting existing technologies and practices to reduce emissions? With methane leaks in the oil and gas system costing industry over $1 billion per year in lost revenues, how can new regulations be implemented in a cost effective way that reduces both climate impacts and domestic energy waste? And what impact might implementing these regulations have on investors and the larger American economy?
On July 29, The Hill will celebrate the release of its 11th annual 50 Most Beautiful People list. List honorees of past and present will mix and mingle with Members of Congress, senior Congressional and administration staff, industry executives, and media.
Join The Hill on Tuesday, July 28 to consider the potential effects of international standard setting on the United States’ current state-based regulatory structure. In an increasingly interconnected world, what types of regulatory oversight might best serve consumers, the U.S. insurance market, and the economy? Policymakers and industry experts will discuss how the unique nature of the insurance industry affects its regulation and what policies Congress might consider, including amendments to Dodd-Frank, to protect U.S. policyholders and promote competition.
Join The Hill on Thursday, June 25 to explore ways that the private sector and government can work together to keep consumer data safe. Hear from some of Washington's most prominent women policy makers and security experts as we explore what legislative and industry solutions are needed to curb data breaches and build better cybersecurity tools.
From nuclear energy to renewables like solar and wind to new sources of fossil fuels, the energy landscape in the U.S. is transforming as new technologies continue to develop. These developments have vast implications –– from economic prosperity and jobs, to international relationships, national security and the environment. Join The Hill on June 2 as we convene leading experts, stakeholders and government officials in energy and the environment to discuss policies and regulations that could affect the growth of the nuclear energy industry and the ability of the nation to meet clean energy goals.
Policy leaders and regulators in Washington are considering ways to spur the development of new medicines. From the 21st Century Cures initiative in the House, to companion efforts in the Senate, to ambitious public-private collaboration, new ideas and proposals are emerging to beat both widespread and rare diseases. Join The Hill to examine key policy proposals aimed at speeding the drug development cycle from discovery to delivery.
Fifty years after President Lyndon Johnson launched the War on Poverty, economic opportunity for many of our nation’s families and children remains out of reach. Join the Hill on April 29 to explore a variety of policy ideas aimed at expanding opportunity for low-income children and their families -- from early childhood education and children’s healthcare, to expanding the Child Tax Credit and Earned Income Tax Credit, to strengthening food assistance programs.
In celebration of Washington media and to kick off the White House Correspondents' Dinner weekend, The Hill will host a star-studded bash at the Embassy of Canada with EXTRA. Guests from Capitol Hill, The White House, industry, Hollywood and -- most importantly -- the media will arrive to a red carpet hosted by EXTRA's A.J. Calloway, sip on specialty cocktails mixed by Top Chef's Spike Mendelsohn and take in sweeping views of the Capitol dome and Washington Monument.
As state and federal budgets get tighter, spending on mental illness has dramatically fallen -- contributing to significant gaps in America’s mental health safety net. Cash-strapped Medicaid programs bear a large part of the burden of caring for those with mental illness and these programs’ budget troubles are only expected grow. On Thursday, February 26, The Hill will host a timely and thought-provoking conversation on the economic and human consequences of cost-cutting policies that limit access to treatment.
Vulnerabilities in the security of the U.S. power grid -- from the high-profile attack on a California substation to ongoing cyber incursions -- has made protecting the grid a key policy issue for both the security and energy communities. Recent hacking incidents against major retailers, Hollywood, and the military's social media accounts are only increasing concerns about the ability to protect America's critical systems. On Wednesday, February 4, join The Hill for a forum on grid resilience and security. Leaders from Congress and the Obama Administration will discuss the role new energy technologies are playing in modernization, as well as steps for protecting a 21st Century power grid.
As government and industry leaders look to rein in the cost of healthcare, The Hill convened a forward-looking conversation on biosimilar drugs and how they could affect healthcare access and affordability, featuring government and industry leaders from Congress, FDA, AHIP, PhRMA, Generic Pharmaceutical Association, and the National Association of Medicaid Directors.
On Monday, November 17, The Hill hosted its fourth bi-annual reception for newly elected Members of Congress, their spouses, and their senior staff.