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Join NIO Public Policy Tour, March 24, Washington DC

NIO's fourth annual Public Policy Tour of Washington, DC will take place on Wednesday, March 24, 2010. The one-day event will focus on high-level meetings on Capitol Hill. Please join fellow members and give commercial neuroscience a collective voice in the nation's capital.

This event is free for NIO members. Please reply to this email or call me to reserve a spot.

The NIO Public Policy Tour of Washington, DC commences Wednesday, March 24 on Capitol Hill. Meetings are scheduled with key senators, congressmen and their staffers at their offices. Participants will introduce NIO and present our key proposals, including the National Neurotechnology Initiative (NNTI). We are working on additional high level meetings for the tour. NIO members will get to introduce themselves and join in a free form discussion with officials about your individual company issues.


Tuesday, March 23

7 pm - Gather on the eve of the tour for a networking dinner/tour overview at Lima at 1401 K Street (sponsored by K&L Gates)

Wednesday, March 24

7 am - Meet at the offices of K&L Gates for breakfast and to discuss key objectives and proposals for congressional meetings.

9 am - Depart for meetings on Capitol Hill.

9:30 am - 4:30 pm - Meet with neurotech champions and other healthcare leaders on Capitol Hill. Members split into groups of 4-5 individuals to meet with senators, representatives, and health care staff. Participants will eat lunch on Capitol Hill.

4:30 pm - Tour concludes

This event is free for NIO members. If you think you or a key member of your management team would like to attend, please reply to this email or contact me by phone to reserve a spot.

I hope you will take advantage of this event and join us in Washington DC.


Zack Lynch
Neurotechnology Industry Organization

2009 Recap: Follow this link for a Recap of the 2009 Public Policy Tour.

Lodging Info: We have reserved a block of rooms at the Capital Hilton under NIO Neurotech Public Policy Tour. 1001 16th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia, United States 20036. Tel: 1-202-393-1000.  This location is right across the street from our early morning meeting at K&L Gates.