Congressman Smith will be hosting his annual“Ninth District Day” conference in Washington, D.C. on May 9th, 2013.

Ninth District Day is a forum that brings together Washington state constituents, as well as policy, media, and other leaders in Washington D.C.  In recent years, speakers have included Washington Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, CNN Terrorism Expert Peter Bergen, ABC News Anchor George Stephanopoulos, then-Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, then-House Minority Leader Roy Blunt, Nancy Ann-DeParle, then-Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings, NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd, and Special Operations Command (SOCOM) Commander Admiral T. Eric Olson.

This year, Congressman Smith will again present a wide array of bipartisan speakers from the government, business, and media communities. Our confirmed speakers to date include:

David Gregory, Moderator, NBC’s Meet the Press

Honorable Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader

Honorable Maria Cantwell, US Senator

Honorable Patty Murray, US Senator

Honorable Buck McKeon, Chairman, House Armed Services Committee

Winnie Satchelberg, Executive Vice President for External Affairs, CAP

Ellen McClain, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Trans-border Affairs, DHS

The objective will be to educate and inform constituents on issues ranging from technology and foreign policy to the domestic priorities and this year’s congressional agenda. This variety of topics and speakers will provide constituents with an opportunity to gain a better understanding of how government works. This year will be an exciting and informative event!

Thursday May 9th, 2013
8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
South Congressional Meeting Room (CVC-217)
Capitol Visitor’s Center
Washington, D.C. 20515


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