MARITIME CROSSROADS: STRATEGIES FOR ACTION. 4/8-10, 7:30am-5:00pm, National Harbor, MD. Sponsor: Navy League. Speakers: Former Navy Secretary John Lehman Jr.; Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert; Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Amos; Coast Guard Vice Commandant Vice Adm. John Currier; Joe Wilkers, director of Maritime Systems Integration at Northrop Grumman; Rear. Adm. John Ailes, program manager of Mission Module Integration; Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert; Tom Jones, vice president of Undersea Systems at Northrop Grumman; Steve Squires, director of the C-2 program at Northrop Grumman; Naval Surface Forces Vice Adm. Richard Hunt.
CARNEGIE INTERNATIONAL NUCLEAR POLICY CONFERENCE. 4/8, 8:00am - 8:00pm; 4/9, 8:00am-7:00pm. Keynotes: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Allison Macfarlane, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano, and Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt.
CLIMATE AND ENERGY RISKS: A TRANSATLANTIC COMPARISON. 4/8, 9:00am-5:00pm. Sponsors: American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS), SAIS; Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP). Speakers: Jack Janes, AICGS; Stormy-Annika Mildner, SWP; Paul Sullivan, Georgetown University; Oliver Geden, SWP; Dan Milstein, U.S. Department of Energy; Alan Krupnick, Resources for the Future; Roderick Kefferpütz, European Parliament; Karen Florini, Environmental Defense Fund; Kirsten Verclas, AICGS; Wilfrid Kohl, Johns Hopkins University; Severin Fischer, SWP; Mark Holt, Congressional Research Service; Thomas Peterson, Center for Climate Strategies; Susanne Dröge, SWP; Kara Allen, House of Representatives Sustainable Energy & Environment Coalition.
RESEARCH'S VALUE IN ADVANCING NATIONAL GOALS. 4/8, 9:30am-8:00pm. Sponsor: National Research Council (NRC). Speakers: John Kelley, III, Committee member, Senior Vice President and Director of Research, IBM Corporation; Jeff Wadsworth, Committee member, President and Chief Executive Officer Battelle Memorial Institute, Inc.; Regina Dugan, Senior Vice President for Advanced Technology & Projects, Motorola Mobility, and former Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA); Bruce B. Darling, Executive Officer, National Academy of Sciences and National Research Council, and former University of California Vice President for Laboratory Management.
JURISDICTION FOR MASS ATROCITIES. 4/8, 9:30-11:00am, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Georgetown Univeristy Law Center. Speakers: William Treanor, Dean, Georgetown University Law Center; James Bair, Associate, Brown Rudnick LLP; Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center; Liadan Donnelly, Georgetown Law Class of 2014; Andrew Mosher, Georgetown Law Class of 2014; Nina Sudhakar, Georgetown Law Class of 2013; Sadia Hameed, Director, Crimes Against Humanity Program, Human Rights First; Victoria Holt, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Paul Williams, Rebecca I. Grazier Professor of Law and International Relations, American University; President and Co-founder, Public International Law & Policy Group; Rosa Brooks, Professor, Georgetown University Law Center; Elena Baylis, Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh Law School, Washington Center; Christine Alai, former Acting Head, International Center for Transitional Justice Kenya Office; Fellow, Leadership and Advocacy for Women in Africa, Georgetown University Law Center; Susana SaCouto, Professorial Lecturer-in-Residence and Director, War Crimes Research Office, American University Washington College of Law; Jane Stromseth, Professor, Georgetown University Law Center; Luis Moreno Ocampo, former Chief Prosecutor, International Criminal Court; John Bellinger, Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP; former Legal Adviser to the U.S. Department of State.
U.S. MILITARY TRAINING IN ASIA: THE SUCCESSES AND PROBLEMS OF THE IMET (INTERNATIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION AND TRAINING) PROGRAM. 4/8, 10:00-11:00am. Sponsor: CSIS, Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies. Speakers: retired Marine Lt. Gen. Wallace Gregson, senior fellow for Avascent International and former assistant Defense secretary for Asian and Pacific security affairs; John Sifton, Asia advocacy director at Human Rights Watch; Murray Hiebert, deputy director, senior fellow and chair for Southeast Asia studies at CSIS.
CHINA’S DEFENSE BUDGET. 4/8, 10:00-11:30am. Sponsor: CSIS, Freeman Chair in China Studies. Speakers: Dr. Andrew S. Erickson, Associate in Research, John King Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University; Dr. James Mulvenon, Vice-President, Intelligence Division; Director, Center for Intelligence and Research Analysis, Defense Group, Inc.; Jack Georgieff, CSIS Visiting Scholar, Lowy Institute; Christopher K. Johnson, CSIS Senior Adviser and Freeman Chair, Freeman Chair in China Studies.
UNTIL DEBT DO US PART. 4/8, 12:30-2:00pm, lunch, Washington, DC. Sponsor: World Bank. Speakers: Otaviano Canuto, Vice President and Head of Network, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network, World Bank; Lili Liu, Lead Economist, Public Sector and Institutional Reform, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network, World Bank; Teresa Ter-Minassian, Former Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund; Carole L. Brookins, Managing Director, Public Capital Advisors LLC.
CHALLENGES TO LAND TENURE & FOOD SECURITY: LESSONS AND PROPOSED SOLUTIONS DRAWING FROM WORLD BANK FINANCED LAND ADMINISTRATION PROGRAMS IN CAMBODIA AND GUATEMALA. 4/8, 2:00-3:30pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Elliot School. Speakers: Tep Vanny, Boeung Kak Community Leader, Cambodia; Yun Mane, Cambodian Indigenous Youth Association; Bayron Milián, Professor, University of San Carlos, Guatemala; Natalie Bugalski, Legal Associate, Inclusive Development International; Ingrid Hoven, Executive Director, World Bank, Germany.
U.S DEFENSE REBALANCE TO ASIA. 4/8, 3:00-4:00pm. Sponsor: CSIS, US-India Security and Defense Cooperation. Speakers: Ashton B. Carter, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense; Dr. John J. Hamre, President, CEO, & Pritzker Chair, CSIS; Amb. Karl F. Inderfurth, Senior Advisor & Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies, CSIS.
STRATEGIC AND EFFICIENT FOREIGN ENGAGEMENT NEED NOT BE AN OXYMORON: LESSONS LEARNED FROM RECENT DECADES. 4/8, 4:30-6:00pm. Sponsor: Institute of World Politics (IWP). Speakers: Clare Lockhart, CEO of the Institute for State Effectiveness; Basil Bessonoff, Adjunct Language Professor.