Dr. Deborah Birx to Headline Session at NCSL Base Camp 2020 Online Meeting

8/24/2020

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For Immediate Release

Aug. 24, 2020

Denver—Global health expert Dr. Deborah Birx, coordinator of the White House coronavirus task force, will headline the session “COVID-19: The Path Forward,” Wednesday, Sept. 16, at the National Conference of State Legislatures’ upcoming NCSL Base Camp 2020, Sept. 15-17.

NCSL Base Camp will provide an online platform for legislators, staff and other public policy professionals to learn from national policy experts and thought leaders about solutions to the country’s most pressing state issues.
  

“COVID-19: The Path Forward”

  • Wednesday, Sept. 16
    • 11 a.m. to noon ET
  • Speaker:
    • Dr. Deborah Birx
  • Session Description:
    • Birx will update attendees on the COVID-19 pandemic and the public health response. Which federal and state efforts are showing promise in reducing rates of COVID-19? What lessons can lawmakers learn from this and past pandemics before their next legislative sessions?

NCSL Base Camp 2020 sessions are open to the press. Registration is required but free to credentialed members of the media. Online registration is live. Please review NCSL’s media policy before registering.
 


NCSL is a bipartisan organization that serves the legislators and staffs of the states, commonwealths and territories. It provides research, technical assistance and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas on the most pressing state issues and is an effective and respected advocate for the interests of the states in the American federal system.