Sunday, April 21, 2013

Monday in Washington

ARAB REVOLUTIONS AND THE IMF: SUPPORTING DEMOCRATIZATION OR BUSINESS AS USUAL? 4/22, 9:00-10:30am. Sponsor: New America Foundation (NAF). Speakers: Mahinour El-Badrawi; Senior Researcher, Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights; Faysal Itani; Visiting Fellow, Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, Atlantic Council; Kinda Mohamadieh, Senior Policy Advisor, Arab NGO Network for Development; Leila Hilal, Director, Middle East Task Force, New America Foundation.

2013 ENVIRONMENT AND SECURITY DISCUSSION SERIES. 4/22, 9:30-11:30am. Sponsor: Stimson Center. Speakers: Sherri Goodman, Senior Vice President, CNA; former Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Environmental Security (1993-2001); Richard Cronin, Director, Southeast Asia Program, Stimson; Ellen Laipson, President and CEO, Stimson.

ORGANIZING AND MANAGING INTELLIGENCE ANALYSIS TO FIGHT TERRORISM. 4/22, 10:00-11:30am. Sponsor: Brookings Institution. Speaker: Philip Mudd, President of Mudd Management.

US-RUSSIA RELATIONS: THE FUTURE OF THE RESET. 4/22, 11:00-1:00pm. Sponsor: Hudson Institute. Speakers: Andrei Piontkovsky, Executive Director of the Strategic Studies Center; David Satter, a former Moscow correspondent; Andrei Illarionov, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute's Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity.

 INVISIBLE ARMIES. 4/22, Noon-1:30pm. Sponsor: Elliott School, George Washington University. Speakers: Max Boot, Author; Jeane J. Kirkpatrick, Senior Fellow for National Security Studies at Council on Foreign Relations.

THE BATTLE OF BRETTON WOODS: JOHN MAYNARD KEYNES, HARRY DEXTER WHITE, AND THE MAKING OF A NEW WORLD ORDER. 4/22, Noon-1:30pm. Sponsor: World Bank. Speaker: Benn Steil, author, Senior Fellow and Director of International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations.

IRAN SANCTIONS: RESTRICTIONS, LICENSING, DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS. 4/22, 12:30-2:00pm. Sponsor: Women in International Trade (WIIT). Speakers: Aydin Akgun, Licensing, Office of Foreign Assets Control; Lisa Palluconi, Chief Counsel's Office, Office of Foreign Assets Control; Heather Maples, Securities and Exchange Commission.

DRONES AND THE NEW WAY OF WAR. 4/22, 1:00-2:30pm. Sponsor: Cato. Speakers: Steve Vladeck, professor of law and the associate dean for scholarship at American University Washington College of Law; Benjamin Wittes, senior fellow and research director in public law at the Brookings Institution; Rosa Brooks, professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center; Benjamin Friedman, research fellow at the Cato Institute's Defense and Homeland Security Studies; Malou Innocent, foreign policy analyst at the Cato Institute.

TRENDS IN NATURAL DISASTER RESPONSE AND THE ROLE OF REGIONAL ORGANIZATIONS. 4/22, 2:00-3:30pm. Sponsor: Brookings Institution. Speaker: Rosa Malango, Chief Of External Relations And Partnership, Office For The Coordination Of Humanitarian Affairs In United Nations; Cletus Springer, Head Of Department Of Sustainable Development In Organization Of American States; Ian O'Donnell, Senior Information Architect In American Red Cross.

CYBERSPACE IN INDIA: GROWING AND MATURING. 4/22, 2:30-4:00pm. Sponsor: Carnegie. Speakers: Subimal Bhattacherjee, country head of General Dynamics Corporation India Private Limited; Ashley Tellis, senior associate of the South Asia Program at CEIP.

WHAT IS AT STAKE IN THE US-ROK 123 AGREEMENT? 4/22, 3:00-4:00pm. Sponsor: CSIS, Korea Chair. Speakers: Ambassador Christopher Hill, Dean, The Josef Korbel School of International Studies,University of Denver; Dr. Gary Samore, Executive Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University; Ms. Sharon Squassoni. Director and Senior Fellow, Proliferation Prevention Program, CSIS; Dr. Victor Cha, Senior Advisor and Korea Chair, CSIS.

CONSERVATION ON THIN ICE: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE CHANGING ARCTIC ENVIRONMENT. 4/22, 3:00-4:30pm. Sponsor: CSIS, Europe Program. Speakers: Mr. William M. Eichbaum, vice president of Marine and Arctic Policy of the World Wildlife Fund; Mr. R. Andreas Kraemer, director of the Ecologic Institute; Dr. Kelly K. Falkner, director of Polar Programs of the National Science Foundation.

CHINA'S BOOM -- WHY NOT EARLIER? WHY SO LONG? CAN IT LAST? 4/22, 5:00-6:30pm. Sponsor: Sigur Center for Asian Studies, Elliot School, George Washington University. Speaker: Thomas G. Rawski, Professor of Economics and History at the University of Pittsburgh.

AMERICA'S FOREIGN POLICY TOOLKIT: KEY INSTITUTIONS AND PROCESSES. 4/22, 5:30-7:00pm. Sponsor: SAIS, Johns Hopkins. Speakers: Author Charles Stevenson, professorial lecturer in the SAIS American Foreign Policy Program; Michael Mandelbaum, director of the SAIS American Foreign Policy Program; Nancy Bearg, former assistant to the vice president for national security affairs and former National Security Council staff; Eric Edelman, Roger Hertog distinguished practitioner-in-residence at the SAIS Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies; R. Russell Rumbaugh, director of the Budgeting for Foreign Affairs and Defense program at the Stimson Center.

WHAT LIES AHEAD: RUSSIA'S POLITICAL AND ENERGY OUTLOOKS FOR THE NEXT TEN YEARS. 4/22, 6:00-7:15Ppm. Sponsor: Elliott School, George Washington University. Speakers: Robert W. Orttung, Associate Research Professor of International Affairs at GWU; Oleg Kozlovsky, Fulbright Visiting Researcher at GWU.

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