Sunday, March 10, 2013

Monday in Washington

APEC: CHALLENGES &OPPORTUNITIES OF INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT. 3/11, 8:30-11:00am. Sponsor: CSIS, Trans-Pacific Partnership Speaker Series. Speakers: Jose L. Cuisia, Jr., Ambassador of Republic of the Philippines; Karan Bhatia, Vice President and Senior Counsel in Global Affairs & Policy of General Electric.

WHAT CAN THE VIDEO GAME MINECRAFT AND VOLVO TRUCKS TELL US ABOUT THE NEW TRADING LANDSCAPE?THE GROWING IMPORTANCE OF SERVICES IN MANUFACTURING AND GLOBAL VALUE CHAINS. 3/11, 11:30am-1:00pm. Sponsor: US International Trade Commission (USITC). Speakers: Emilie Aner and Magnus Rentzhog, Kommerskollegium Sweden.

RUSSIAN POLITICS: THE PARADOX OF A WEAK STATE. 3/11, Noon-1:00pm. Sponsor: Wilson Center’s Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies. Speaker: Marie Mendras, Professor in the School of International Affairs at Sciences Po University in Paris, author.

THE EUROPEAN CRISIS CONTINUES: NO SOLUTION ON THE HORIZON. 3/11, Noon-1:30pm. Sponsor: Cato. Speakers: Vaclav Klaus, Former Czech Republic President; Uri Dadush, Director of the International Economics Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Roger Pilon, Director of the Center for Constitutional Studies at Cato.

FOREIGN POLICY FOR THE INFORMATION AGE. 3/11, 1:00-2:30pm. Sponsor: New America Foundation (NAF). Speakers: Lorelei Kelly, Research Fellow and Smart Congress Pilot Lead, Open Technology Institute, New America Foundation; Gerald Hyman, Senior Adviser and President, Hills Program on Governance, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Joseph Siegle, Director of Research, Africa Center for Strategic Studies, National Defense University; Jim Herlong, Independent Cyber Strategy and Intelligence Analyst.

U.S. NAVY HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE IN AN ERA OF AUSTERITY. 3/11, 2:00-3:30pm. Sponsor: CSIS’ Global Health Policy Center. Speakers: Gary Roughead, Retired Navy Adm., Former Chief of Naval Operations; Thomas Cullison, Retired Navy Adm., former Navy Deputy Surgeon General; Jim Marshall, former Rep., D-GA; John Hamre, president and CEO of CSIS. WEBCAST.

THE UNITED STATES AND THE ASIA-PACIFIC IN 2013. 3/11, Noon-2:00pm, New York, NY. Sponsor: Asia Society. Speaker: Thomas Donilon, National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama. WEBCAST.

RISING VIOLENCE IN PAKISTAN: A COMPLEX CHALLENGE. 3/11, 5:00-6:30pm. Sponsor: East-West Center Washington (EWC). Speakers: Najia Ashar, Senior Achor/Producer at Geo Television Network; Nisar Ali Khokar, Special Correspondent at KTN News TV; Abdul Ghani Kakar, Chief Investigative Reporter at Daily Awam.

THE END OF POWER: FROM BOARDROOMS TO BATTLEFIELDS AND CHURCHES TO STATES, WHY BEING IN CHARGE ISN’T WHAT IT USED TO BE. 3/11, 5:30-7:00pm. Sponsor: Carnegie. Speakers: Moises Naim, Author; Thomas Friedman, Columnist at the New York Times; Jessica Mathews, president of CEIP. 

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