Sunday, December 12, 2010

This Monday's Washington


CASH ATTACK: POLITICAL ADVERTISING IN A POST-CITIZENS UNITED WORLD. 12/13, 8:45am-12:15pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: FactCheck, Annenberg Public Policy Center. Speakers: Brooks Jackson, FactCheck.org; Ilyse Hogue, director of political advocacy and communications, MoveOn.org; Art Pulaski, executive secretary-treasurer, California Labor Federation; Khalid Pitts, director of strategic campaigns, Service Employees International Union; Carl Forti, political director, American Crossroads; Brad Todd, media consultant and top advisor to the NRCC; Rob Collins, president, American Action Network; Dr. Kathleen Hall Jamieson, director, Annenberg Public Policy Center.

HOUSE MAJORITY LEADER STENY HOYER: REMARKS ON ELECTION'S IMPACT. 12/13, 9:30am, Washington, DC. Sponsor: National Press Club. Speaker: House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-MD.

NATIONAL ECONOMIC COUNCIL DIRECTOR LAWRENCE SUMMERS ADDRESS: PERSPECTIVES ON THE PAST TWO YEARS AND THOUGHTS ABOUT FUTURE. 12/13, 10:00am, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Economic Policy Institute (EPI). Speaker: Lawrence Summers, National Economic Council Director. Location: EPI, 1333 H St., NW, Suite 300, East Tower.

A CRITIQUE OF US POLICY IN AFGHANISTAN AND SOUTH ASIA. 12/13, 10:00-11:30am, Washington, DC. Sponsor: South Asia Center, Atlantic Council. Speaker: Derek Leebaert, MAP AG, author, To Dare and to Conquer: Special Operations and the Destiny of Nations from Achilles to Al Qaeda (2006).

EMERGING TRENDS IN RUSSIAN-AMERICAN TRADE RELATIONS. 12/13, Noon-1:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Woodrow Wilson Center. Speaker: Philip H. de Leon, President, Trade Connections International, LLC.

CLEAR GOLD: WATER AS A STRATEGIC RESOURCE IN MIDDLE EAST. 12/13, Noon, Washington, DC. Sponsor: CSIS. Speaker: retired Marine Corps Gen. Anthony Zinni.

SHADOW FINANCIAL REGULATORY COMMITTEE BRIEFING. 12/13, 12:30-1:30pm, Luncheon, Washington, DC. Sponsor: AEI. Speakers: Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee members: Co-Chairman George Kaufman, Loyola University Chicago; Co-Chairman Richard Herring, University of Pennsylvania; Marshall Blume, University of Pennsylvania; Charles Calomiris, AEI, Columbia University; Kenneth Dam, University of Chicago; Robert Eisenbeis, Cumberland Advisors; Edward Kane, Boston College; Christian Leuz, University of Chicago; Robert Litan, Brookings Institution; Kenneth Scott, Stanford University; Chester Spatt, Carnegie Mellon University.

MORE THAN MONEY: IMPACT INVESTING FOR DEVELOPMENT. 12/13, 4:00- 5:30pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Center for Global Development (CGD). Speakers: John Simon, Visiting Fellow, Center for Global Development; Wendy Abt, Deputy Assistant Administrator, USAID Bureau of Economic Growth, Agriculture and Trade; Randall Kempner, Director, Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs. 

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