Program for the 2018 CRFB Annual Dinner

We’re excited to announce the program for the Annual Dinner on September 13, 2018 at the Liaison Hotel, 415 New Jersey Avenue, NW in Washington, DC.

Cocktail Reception

A chance to mingle with Members of Congress, Congressional staff, budget experts, and business executives. As Washington returns from summer recess for a busy fall, we’ll have passed hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and more.

Seated Dinner

An opportunity to honor Carol Cox Wait followed by a moderated discussion on our economic outlook going forward.

Honoree of the evening, receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award for Fiscal Responsibility

Carol Cox Wait

Current President, Boggs Realty Company

Founding President, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Former President of the International Women Forum

Former Member of the Board of Directors, CIGNA Corporation

Moderated Discussion: Looking Into the Economic Future: The Intersection of Public Opinion, Politics, and the Economy

Doug Elmendorf

Dean, Harvard Kennedy School

Former Director, Congressional Budget Office

Major Garrett

Chief White House Correspondent, CBS News

Host, “The Takeout” podcast

Cliff Young

President, Ipsos Public Affairs

Professor, John Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies

Maya MacGuineas - Moderator

President, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget