Harvard Kennedy School to Host New Members of Congress

December 6, 2012


More than 50 newly elected members of Congress will come to Harvard Kennedy School this week for a bipartisan conference focusing on leadership and policy. The 20th Bipartisan Program for Newly Elected Members of Congress, sponsored by Harvard's Institute of Politics (IOP), will run from Tuesday evening, December 11 through Friday afternoon, December 14.

“We are pleased to welcome once again new members of Congress to Harvard,” said IOP Director Trey Grayson. “This conference provides an opportunity to gain important guidance from current and former Representatives, policy experts, and key U.S. policymakers and political practitioners.”

The new members will participate in a variety of sessions, led by academics, practitioners, and current and former members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Topics will include the economy and sessions on the federal budget, American power and competitiveness, Middle East policy, communications and navigating the legislative process.

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IOP Director Trey Grayson

IOP Director Trey Grayson

“We are pleased to welcome once again new members of Congress to Harvard,” said IOP Director Trey Grayson. “This conference provides an opportunity to gain important guidance from current and former Representatives, policy experts, and key U.S. policymakers and political practitioners.”