Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The Urban Institute will be hosting in Washington, DC on Monday, April 15th a conference titled Charity and Government: Tax Reform and Beyond. Registration is required. The conference is co-sponsored by the Urban Institute's Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy and the Alliance for Charitable Reform.
Here is the agenda and the presenters:
Session One: As an Independent Sector, Is Charity a Substitute, Complement, Adversary, or Something Else for Government?
Moderator: Eugene Tempel, Indiana University
Speakers: Adam Parachin, University of Western Ontario, Eugene Steuerle, Urban Institute, Joseph Thorndike, Tax Analysts, University of Virginia
Session Two: What Is the Definition of Charity, and Who Decides How to Define It?
Moderator: John Tyler, Kauffman Foundation
Speakers: Bradford Gray, Urban Institute, Daniel Halperin, Harvard Law School, Alex Reid, of counsel, Morgan Lewis, Marion Fremont-Smith, Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations, Harvard University
Session Three: Philanthropy’s Relationship to Current Policy Debate
Moderator: Elizabeth Boris, Urban Institute
Speakers: Arthur Brooks, American Enterprise Institute, Joanne Florino, Philanthropy Roundtable, William Galston, Brookings Institution, Pat Read, consultant