Thursday, December 17, 2020 | Virtual Event

Assembling an Administration

The votes are counted. Now, the task of building a government begins.

President-elect Joe Biden must come into office prepared to solve an economic crisis and manage a pandemic on Inauguration Day and beyond.

In a virtual forum, Atlantic journalists led conversations exploring what it takes to create a team and set a new course for national policy and politics. We heard from present and former government officials and election experts with unique perspectives on executive branch transitions and what the on-ramp to the presidency looks like.

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    BCG Managing Director and Partner, Leader of Public Sector Practice, North America

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11:00 AM

Opening Remarks

What Past Transitions Tell Us

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    Ron Brownstein

    Senior editor, The Atlantic

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    Sylvia M. Burwell

    President, American University and Former Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services

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    Janet Napolitano

    Professor of Public Policy, UC Berkeley and Former Secretary, Department of Homeland Security

Boston Consulting Group Presents: Behind the Transition: Who Makes It Tick

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    Max Stier

    President and CEO, Partnership for Public Service

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    Danny Werfel

    BCG Managing Director and Partner, Leader of Public Sector Practice, North America

11:30 AM

How Biden Should Lead

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    James E. Clyburn

    U.S. House Majority Whip

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    Edward-Isaac Dovere

    Staff writer, The Atlantic

Event Details

Thursday, December 17, 2020

11:00 AM EST

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