2023 Policy Innovation Forum
Wednesday, October 25, 2023
500 1st Street, NW, 9th floor conference center
On October 25, 2023, the CRI will host its annual invitation-only 2023 Policy Innovation Forum. We are excited to host this event at the CRI’s Georgetown University’s Capitol Hill offices and conference center at 500 1st Street NW, Washington, DC. The CRI also will host an evening reception for guests on Tuesday, October 24, 2023.
This year’s Forum will look ahead to 2024 and the 50th anniversary of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). What have been some of ERISA’ s most significant accomplishments and what have been some unintended consequences? How well has our nation’s retirement policy kept pace with innovation? As we look to the future, is there a need to reexamine the legal and regulatory framework of our nation’s retirement system — and should we start with an ERISA 2.0?
Sponsorships will be available. For more information, contact Angela Antonelli, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org with 2023 Policy Forum in the subject line.
Registration for invited guests will open one month in advance in September 2023.
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The Law Center is located near Union Station and Capitol Hill at 600 New Jersey Ave., N.W., Washington, DC, 20001 (202-662-9000 ). The Law Center Campus is not located on the undergraduate campus; however, there is a shuttle bus providing frequent service to and from both campuses.
The Georgetown University Center for Retirement Initiatives is located at 500 1st Street, NW. just next door to the Law Center.
The Law Center is easily accessible by Metro, the subway system of the Washington area. Take the Red Line to Union Station and exit onto Massachusetts Avenue. Turn right on Massachusetts Avenue and walk two blocks to the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and New Jersey Avenue. Turn left on New Jersey Avenue. The Law Center will be on your right.
From Northeast of Washington, D.C. (New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore): Follow I-95 South. At the I-495 Junction, follow the signs toward 95 South to Richmond. **Take the Baltimore-Washington Parkway/ I-295 exit (west). Take the Baltimore Washington Parkway to US 50 (New York Avenue). Follow 50 heading west into Washington, DC. Make a left onto North Capitol Street, then make a right onto Massachusetts Avenue. Before the next light, make a left on New Jersey Avenue, and immediately bear right on First Street. The main Law Center building, McDonough Hall, will be on your right.
From South or East of Washington, D.C. (Norfolk, Richmond, Williamsburg): Follow I-95 North. At the I-495 junction, 95 will turn into 395. Follow 395 North to Washington, DC. Cross the 14th street bridge and keep to the right. Continue following signs for 395 North and take the D Street/ US Senate exit. Continue following the signs for 395 North and continue into the D street tunnel (stay in the far right lane). In the tunnel, take the D Street exit and make a right at the first traffic light. Turn left onto New Jersey Avenue, and the Law Center will be on your left hand side.
From South or West of Washington, D.C. (Charlottesville or Nashville): Take I-66 East to Washington. Cross the Theodore Roosevelt Bridge and follow signs for Constitution Avenue. Take Constitution Avenue until it ends. Make a left onto Louisiana Avenue, and then make a left onto New Jersey Avenue. The Law Center will be on your left.
From Northwest of Washington (western Pennsylvania, western Maryland): Follow I-270 south. Where 270 divides, follow the signs to 495 east toward Silver Spring. Take the Baltimore Washington Parkway to US 50 (New York Avenue). Follow 50 heading west into Washington, DC. Make a left onto North Capitol Street, then make a right onto Massachusetts Avenue. Before the next light, make a left on New Jersey Avenue, and immediately bear right on First Street. The main Law Center building, McDonough Hall, will be on your right.
Parking: Parking is very limited around the Law Center. There is a parking garage across the street from the Law Center at 601 New Jersey Avenue, NW. There is also limited metered parking available around the Law Center.
Amtrak: 1-800-USA-RAIL or 1-800-USA-RAIL
Take the train to Union Station, then follow the Metro directions above.
Washington Reagan National Airport is the closest and most convenient airport, as it is only 6 miles from the Law Center. Transportation to the Law Center from National Airport is available by Taxi or Metro.
By taxi, travel time to the Law Center is about 15 minutes, and the fare is approximately $15.00. Be sure to tell the driver that you are going to the Law Center, NOT the main undergraduate campus.
By Metro, allow approximately 30 minutes. The Metro station is located across the street from the main terminal at National Airport. Take the Yellow Line to Gallery Place. When you arrive at Gallery Place, transfer to the Red Line (in the direction of Glenmont) and get off at Union Station. Then follow the directions above.
Baltimore Washington Airport (BWI) and Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) are often less expensive than flying into Washington National airport. BWI and Dulles airports are approximately 30 miles from the Law Center.
A taxi from BWI will cost approximately $50.00, however, you can take a shuttle bus from the airport to the MARC train station. The ride to Union Station will cost $6.00. For more information, please visit the Maryland Transportation website or the BWI website.
A taxi from Washington Dulles to the Law Center will also cost about $50.00; however, you can take the Washington Flyer to the West Falls Church Metro Station. Take the Orange Line (towards New Carrolton) and transfer at Metro Center to the Red Line (toward Glenmont). Exit the Red Line at Union Station and follow the directions above. For more information, visit the Washington Flyer website.
If you would like to make reservations at a hotel closest to the Georgetown CRI’s offices at 500 1st Street NW, Washington, DC, we are next to Georgetown’s Law School. Please check this website and click on the links to view hotels:
Hotel Information Link: https://campustravel.com/university/georgetown-law/
Discounts are available to guests attending meetings at Georgetown (make sure to specify “Georgetown University Law School.”)
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Tuesday, October 24, 2023
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 25, 2023
The Honorable David M. Walker
Former Comptroller General of the United States,
Former Public Trustee of Social Security and Medicare,
Former Assistant Secretary of Labor for ERISA, and
Former Acting Executive Director of the PBGC
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