Speakers and Moderators Include Madeleine Albright, T. Boone Pickens and Cass Sunstein

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Bloomberg Government announced today it will host issue briefings, panel discussions and keynote interviews focusing on economic policy issues at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. These programs are part of the more than 40 panels and presentations Bloomberg LP will be hosting at both conventions.

At the Bloomberg Link convention headquarters, Bloomberg Government analysts, experts and executives will moderate discussions and release studies on issues being debated at the presidential level including the influence of Super PACs, sequestration, the future of energy and the impact of the Affordable Care Act after the recent Supreme Court decision.

Guest speakers and moderators will include former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, oil and gas executive, financier and billionaire investor T. Boone Pickens and former Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) Cass Sunstein.

Bloomberg LP is sending more than 90 editors, reporters, producers and analysts to cover the conventions including Bloomberg Government analysts who will release studies and provide issue briefings on technology and the broadband era and trends in job creation at internet companies over the last five years. Bloomberg LP is publishing a convention daily, Bloomberg Insider that will feature Bloomberg Government analysis covering technology, energy security, Medicare, defense spending and other economic issues.

The schedule of Bloomberg Government events being held at the Bloomberg Link in Tampa and Charlotte includes:

Republican National Convention:

Bloomberg Government Lunch: Strength vs. Sequestration – The U.S. Security Posture Amid Budget Constraints, Opportunity and Budget Reality Monday, August 27, 2012, 11:00am – 12:30pm

Bloomberg Government Campaign Finance 2012 Policy Lunch Tuesday, August 28, 2012, 11:00am – 12:30pm

Bloomberg Government Interview: The New Energy Landscape – A Conversation with T. Boone Pickens Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Democratic National Convention:

Bloomberg Government Lunch: Strength vs. Sequestration – The U.S. Security Posture Amid Budget Constraints Tuesday, September 4, 2012, 11:00am – 12:30pm

Bloomberg Government Policy Panel: Health Care and Entitlements, After the Ruling Tuesday, September 4, 2012, 2:30pm – 4:00pm

Bloomberg Government Campaign Finance 2012 Policy Breakfast Wednesday, September 5, 2012, 9:00am – 10:00 am

Bloomberg Government Conversations in the Link: Norman Pearlstine and Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright Wednesday, September 5, 2012, 10:30am – 11:30am

Bloomberg Government Conversations in the Link: Norman Pearlstine and Former Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) Cass Sunstein Wednesday, September 5, 2012, 3:00-4:00pm

For More Information about the Bloomberg Link: Programming and credentialing details for events at the Bloomberg Link will be announced in the coming weeks. Events are invitation only. For event inquiries, contact conventions@bloomberg.net.

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