Sunday, December 9, 2012

Monday in Washington

This month cannot get
over soon enough
ASSESSING THE SOUTH KOREAN AND JAPANESE ELECTIONS. 12/10, 2:00-3:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Asian Studies, Heritage. Speakers: Dr. Michael Green, Senior Advisor and Japan Chair, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Associate Professor, Georgetown University; Dr. Gordon Flake, Executive Director, The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation; Bruce Klingner, Senior Research Fellow, Northeast Asia, Heritage Foundation; Walter Lohman, Director, Asian Studies Center, Heritage Foundation.

LEADERSHIP IN TRANSITION: CHINA. 12/10, 2:00-3:00pm, Washington, Dc. Sponsor: US-Asia Institute. Speakers: Dr. Jeffrey A. Bader, John C. Whitehead Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; Susan Lawrence, Congressional Research Service.

CLIMATE CHANGE: THE ARCTIC AS AN EMERGING MARKET. 12/10, 6:00-8:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), American Chemical Society and the Georgetown University Program on Science in the Public Interest. Speakers: Jed Hamilton, senior Arctic consultant for Exxon Mobil; Julienne Stroeve, research scientist at the National Snow and Ice Data Center in Boulder, CO; Richard Harris, science correspondent for NPR.

IS AMERICA STILL EXCEPTIONAL? FOREIGN POLICY OVER THE NEXT FOUR YEARS. 12/10, 8:00-9:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Elliot School, GWU. Speakers: Henry Nau, professor of political science and international affairs at GWU debates Daniel Deudney, professor of political science at Johns Hopkins University; James Goldgeier, dean of the School of International Studies at American University.

GLOBAL TRENDS 2030: US LEADERSHIP IN A POST-WESTERN WORLD. 12/10-11, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Atlantic Council. Speakers: Mathew J. Burrows, Counselor, US National Intelligence Council; James Cartwright, Harold Brown Chair in Defense Policy Studies, CSIS; Jared Cohen, Director, Google Ideas; Mariette diChristina, Editor-in-Chief, Scientific American; Thomas Enders, CEO, EADS NV; Diana Farrell, Director, McKinsey Center for Government, McKinsey & Co.; Stephen J. Hadley, Principal, Rice Hadley Gates LLC; Chuck Hagel, Chairman, Atlantic Council; David Ignatius, Associate Editor, Washington Post; James L. Jones, former National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama; George Lund,Chairman, Torch Hill Investment Group; Brent Scowcroft, former National Security Advisor to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush; James Steinberg, Dean, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University; Philip Stephens, Associate Editor, Financial Times.

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