Day After Conference

November 5, 2014
8:30 - 11:30 am EST


Wednesday, November 5

8:30 am EST The Day After: Welcome and Underwriter Remarks     Watch On-Demand
  • Poppy MacDonald, President and Publisher, National Journal
  • Paul Pomerantz, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, American Society of Anesthesiologists
8:40 am EST About Last Night: Analysis of Key Election Results and Outcomes     Watch On-Demand
Two leading pollsters will discuss the most interesting aspects of the exit polling data, including gender gaps and turnout levels by various age groups and ethnicities.
  • Moderator: Ron Fournier
  • Panelists: Whit Ayres, Celinda Lake
9:20 am EST Getting Congress to Govern     Watch On-Demand
What is and isn't working in Congress today? We'll talk to former moderates from both sides of the aisle about extremes in the parties. We'll look at how Congress became so polarized and how Congress can govern effectively again.
  • Moderator: Ben Pershing
  • Panelists: Bob Bennett, Bud Cramer, Martin Frost, Steve LaTourette, Olympia Snowe
10:00 am EST A Walk Down Influence Alley: K Street Power Players     Watch On-Demand
We will gather leading lobbyists to explore the impact of the elections on various sectors of business and finance.
  • Moderator: Michelle Cottle
  • Panelists: Jeffrey Forbes, Bill Pierce, Heather Podesta, Ed Rogers
10:40 am EST Underwriter Remarks from United Technologies     Watch On-Demand
  • Marty Hauser, Director of Government Communications, United Technologies
10:45 am EST A Discussion with Charlie Cook: 2014 Election The Day After     Watch On-Demand
Charlie Cook will discuss the 2014 elections and what to expect for the next cycle.

About this conference

National Journal will draw from its robust editorial talent for an intensive look at the results of the 2014 elections and their likely impact on Congress, the executive branch, K Street, and the most important policy issues of the day. This conference will include a 360-degree look at election trends from Charlie Cook and Ron Fournier.

About National Journal

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