Aug. 8, 2016
A Spotlight on the Presidential Transition: A Public Citizen Event
WHAT: You are invited to a Public Citizen event to shine a spotlight on how the 2016 presidential transition teams can conduct their work transparently and in accordance with democratic principles.
Details: Keynote: Norman L. Eisen, retired U.S. ambassador to the Czech Republic; former Obama administration ethics czar; fellow in governance studies, Brookings Institution
Presentation: “Monitoring the transition team efforts of the presidential nominees” by Taylor Lincoln, research director, Public Citizen’s Congress Watch division
Panel Discussion: Lisa Gilbert, director, Public Citizen’s Congress Watch division (moderator)
Heath Brown, assistant professor of Public Policy, City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice and The Graduate Center, New York, N.Y.
David Eagles, director, Center for Presidential Transition, Partnership for Public Service
Sean Moulton, open government project manager, Project on Government Oversight
Kevin R. Kosar, senior fellow and governance project director, R Street Institute
WHEN: 9 a.m. EDT, Wednesday, Sept. 7
WHERE: National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, Washington, D.C.
RSVP: Space is limited.