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19th Annual Travers Conference on Ethics and Accountability in Government

Theme: Election 2016

All panels in roundtable discussion format:

  • 20 mins. for brief initial remarks
  • 30-40 mins. for panelist discussion
  • 15-20 mins. for audience Q&A

Opening remarks. 9-9:10 a.m.

Panel 1. 9:15-10:30 a.m. Understanding the nomination races
Keena Lipsitz, CUNY-Queens College
Ryan Lizza, The New Yorker
Seth Masket, University of Denver
Eric Schickler, University of California, Berkeley

Panel 2. 10:45 a.m.-12 p.m. The dynamics of the fall campaign
Harry Enten,
David Karol, University of Maryland
Lynn Vavreck, University of California, Los Angeles
Laura Stoker, University of California, Berkeley

Lunch. 12-1:30 p.m.

Panel 3. 1:30-2:45 p.m. How will voters decide in November?
Matt Baretto, University of California, Los Angeles
Henry Olsen, Ethics and Public Policy Center
Gabe Lenz, University of California, Berkeley
Chris Wlezien, University of Texas, Austin

Remarks on Travers Program, Department Chair. 3-3:15 p.m.

Panel 4. 3:15-4:30 p.m. Prospects for governance after the election
Jennifer Lawless, American University
Tom Mann, Brookings Institution and University of California, Berkeley
Hans Noel, Georgetown University
Rob Van Houweling, University of California, Berkeley

Presented by the Charles & Louise Travers Department of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
In cooperation with the Institute of Governmental Studies and the Commonwealth Club of California.

Location: Bancroft Hotel, 2680 Bancroft Way. Berkeley
Time: See full schedule above
Cost: Free Program 
Notes: Registration must be done through UC Berkeley—click here to register 
Photo by Martin Falbisoner

April 15, 2016

Bancroft Hotel Great Hall
2680 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, 94704
United States


See panelist lineup in event description