Sunday, April 14, 2013

Monday in Washington

POWDER KEG IN PYONGYANG: HOW SERIOUS IS THE KOREAN CRISIS? 4/15, 9:30-11:00am, Washington, DC. Sponsor: AEI. Speakers: Dan Blumenthal, AEI; Abraham M. Denmark, National Bureau of Asian Research; Thomas Donnelly, AEI; Nicholas Eberstadt, AEI; Bruce Klingner, Heritage Foundation; Michael Mazza, AEI.

NORTH KOREA AND POLICY PRIORITIES FOR THE UNITED STATES. 4/15, 10:00-11:30am. Sponsor: CNAPS Brookings. Speakers: Michael O’Hanlon, Senior Fellow and Director of Research, Foreign Policy, The Brookings Institution; Steven Pifer, Senior Fellow and Director, Arms Control Initiative, The Brookings Institution; Jonathan Pollack, Senior Fellow and Director, John L. Thornton China Center, The Brookings Institution; Evans J.R. Revere, Nonresident Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution.

THE CURRENT STATE OF THE GLOBAL ECONOMY AND FUTURE DRIVERS OF JOB CREATION AND GROWTH. 4/15, 11:15am-1:30pm. Sponsor: Economic Club of Washington. Speaker: Kenneth I. Chenault, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The American Express Company.

A CONVERSATION WITH LINTON BROOKS: THE FUTURE OF THE U.S. NUCLEAR DETERRENT. 4/15, 12:30-1:30pm. Sponsor: American Security Project (ASP). Speaker: Ambassador Linton Brooks, Former Administrator for the National Nuclear Security Administration.

THE GLOBAL RACE FOR RESOURCES IN THE ARCTIC. 4/15, 12:30-2:00pm. Sponsor: The National Press Club. Speaker: Ólafur Grímsson, President of Iceland.

CAPITOL HILL FORUM ON ASEAN: THE US REBALANCE, ASEAN CENTRALITY AND THE SOUTH CHINA SEA. 4/15, 1:30-3:00pm. Sponsor: US-Asia Institute. Speakers: His Excellency Nguyen Quoc Cuong, Ambassador of Vietnam to the United States of America; Mr. Ernest Z. Bower, Senior Advisor and Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies, CSIS; Mr. Ben Dolven, Specialist in Asian Affairs, Congressional Research Service.

SEIZING EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES WITH INDONESIA. 4/15, 2:00-3:00pm. Sponsor: CSIS, Southeast Asia Studies. Speakers: Putera Sampoerna , Chairman, Putera Sampoerna Foundation; Ted Osius, Senior State Department Visiting Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies.

THE EMERGING INDIAN ECONOMY. 4/15, 2:00-3:30pm. Sponsor: CSIS. Speaker: Mr. B Muthuraman, Vice Chairman of Tata Steel and Chairman of Tata International.

AFGHANISTAN'S ECONOMIC TRANSITION: ISSUES AND PROSPECTS IN LIGHT OF THE WORLD BANK'S TRANSITION STUDY. 4/15, 2:00-3:30pm. Sponsor: United States Institute of Peace (USIP). Speakers: William Byrd, Senior Afghanistan Expert, U.S. Institute of Peace; Borany Penh, Senior Economic Advisor, U.S. Agency for International Development; Fatema Sumar, Senior Professional Staff Member, Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Robert Saum, Country Director for Afghanistan and Bhutan, World Bank.

ELECTIONS IN DE FACTO STATES: ABKHAZIA, NAGORNO-KARABAKH, AND TRANSNISTRIA. 4/15, 4:00-5:00pm. Sponsor: Elliot School, GW. Speaker: Donnacha Ó Beacháin, Dublin City University. Location: Elliot School, 1957 E Street, NW, Voesar Conference Room, Suite 412. Contact: 994-6240.

POPULATION DECLINE AND THE REMAKING OF GREAT POWER POLITICS. 4/15, 4:30-6:00pm. Sponsor: Institute of World Politics (IWP). Speaker: Author, Susan Yoshihara, Director, International Organizations Research Group, Senior Vice President for Research, Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute.

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