Events

Events

The Graduate School of Political Management is a regular destination for senior leaders and influencers in politics, communications, and advocacy. We regularly host these speakers on our campus, just steps from the White House.

If you would like to learn more about GSPM, visit us at one of the many political conferences, graduate fairs, or professional development seminars we attend throughout the year.

Upcoming Events

GSPM 2017 Trailblazers in Politics Ceremony

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Please join The George Washington University's Graduate School of Political Management and the Virginia Leadership Institute for our inaugaral 2017 Trailblazers In Politics Ceremony.

Alumni in Media & Communications Industry Network Gathering NYC

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

The Alumni in Media & Communications Industry Network invites you to join fellow GW alumni working in the industries for an evening of professional networking and conversation.

Alumni in Media & Communications Industry Network Gathering DC

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

The Alumni in Media & Communications Industry Network invites you to join fellow GW alumni working in the industries in DC for an evening of professional networking and conversation.

Past Speakers and Event Highlights

Is America Becoming a Four-Party System?

A host of changes to politics over the last two decades, from redistricting and gerrymandering to modifications of campaign finance laws, have decreased incentives to govern effectively said one current member and three former members of Congress at an event Wednesday at the George Washington University.

Fake News: Spotting Facts and Stopping Fiction

In the era of President Donald Trump, the label “fake news” has taken on new meaning. Journalists had used the words to describe news reports based on falsehoods or originated from an outlet that ignores traditional journalistic standards. GSPM convened an expert panel to discuss how to stop fake stories and promote the truth. 

A Generational Perspective on Tax Reform

The Graduate School of Political Management, along with the Archer Center at the University of Texas, were proud to host the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Committee, the chief tax writing panel in Congress, for a discussion on how to overhaul the tax code. 

Tech and Civic Responsibility: Online Approaches to Election Day

What role do large tech firms have in helping citizens exercise their right to vote? We asked representatives from Google, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, Uber, and Democracy Works. See the transcript of the event(PDF).