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Laura Bush at the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region’s Gala

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On April 24, 2007 Laura Bush spoke at the Community Foundation of the National Capital Region Gala in the Ronald Reagan Building. The Community Foundation’s mission is to enhance the metropolitan region by encouraging giving and providing direction on critical issues in our community. With over 600 charitable funds to choose from, Washington residents are able to give back to a wide variety of causes. White House photo by Shealah Craighead

10 Year Anniversary of NAFTA

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On December 9, 2002, more than 800 people gathered in the Atrium of the Reagan Building for a two-day conference assessing the impact of the North American Free Trade Agreement. During this conference they discussed the lessons the agreement may hold when deepening North American ties and future trade agreements.

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Changes to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform

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On July 21, 2010, the Reagan Building welcomed President Barack Obama, Senator Chris Dodd, Representative Barney Frank, Representative Steny Hoyer, for the signing of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform. Changes to this bill were made to provide relief for smaller, regional banks but still applying the original laws to larger financial institutions. White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy 

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Department of Commerce National Summit on American Competitiveness

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On September 18, 2007 the Reagan Building hosted the Department of Commerce National Summit on American Competitiveness. The meeting focused on promoting innovation and economic development across the United States. The agenda included discussions on the competitive challenge for America, skill-sets for education and workforce, innovation partnerships, and energy independence.

“Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq” HBO Documentary Screening

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On September 5, 2007 the Reagan Building hosted the screening of HBO-documentary “Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq.” This film, produced by ‘Sopranos’ star James Gandolfini features interviews conducted by the actor himself of ten severely wounded Marines and other soldiers. They discuss their “alive day” experience which they consider the day they narrowly escaped death in Iraq. Following the screening, eight of the ten pictured in the film, took stage for a standing ovation. Image courtesy of IMDB

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AFCEA Homeland Security Conference

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On June 21 – June 22, 2016 the Reagan Building hosted the AFCEA Homeland Security Conference. This two-day conference brings together the people in charge of ensuring success of preparation, prevention and planning recovery from the unimaginable. The Ronald Reagan Building has hosted this conference since 2004.

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U.S. Missile Defense Agency Conference

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On March 26-28, 2012 the Reagan building hosted the 10th Annual Missile Defense Conference by the American Institute of Aeronatutics and Astronauts. The U.S. Missile Defense Agency strives to provide a world-class secure environment for the missile defense community to meet. The conference provides guests service priorities, technical advances and access to the current state of the worldwide Ballistic Missile Defense System. The Ronald Reagan Building has proudly been hosting this conference since 2003.

“Sex in the City” Hosted by Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

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On July 16, 2007 the Pavilion in the Ronald Reagan Building hosted Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton and radio personal Jeannie Jones for their meeting on HIV/AIDS. During this forum they sought out to bring issues out of the shadows that stand in the way of stronger trusting relationships. A series of meetings and testing booths were held to raise awareness of the alarmingly high rates of HIV infection.

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Goodwill Industries Fashion Show

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On May 28, 2006, the Reagan Building hosted the annual Goodwill Industries Fashion Show and Gala. Over 400 donors and politicians were seated in the Atrium for the runway show which showcased some of the most unique items that have been donated throughout the year. Following the show is a silent auction which featured exotic vacations, rare antiques, and memorabilia from the event. Photo by The Greater Washington Goodwill 

“Dialogue” Art Project Installation

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On May 13, 2006, the Woodrow Wilson Plaza at the Ronald Reagan Building hosted the “Dialogue” project art installation.“Dialogue” featured ten freestanding screens covered with inspirational quotes from people throughout history. This art installation intercepted people on their normal routine in hopes of inspiring viewers to reflect on current events.