Monday, May 6, 2013

Monday in Washington

REDUCING GLOBAL WEAPONS DANGERS: BOLSTERING THE NPT AND BUILDING THE NEW ATT REGIME. 5/6, 9:00am -1:30pm. Sponsor: Arms Control Association. Speakers: Ellen Tauscher, former Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security; Leon Sigal, director of the Northeast Asia Cooperative Security Project at the Social Science Research Council; Joel Wit, visiting scholar, U.S.-Korea Institute at SAIS; Rachel Stohl, Stimson senior associate and ACA board member and consultant to the president of the talks; Frank Jannuzi, head of the Washington office of Amnesty Intl. USA.

THE DRONE NEXT DOOR. 5/7, 9:00am-1:45pm. Sponsor: New America Foundation. Speakers: Will Saletan, National Correspondent, Slate; Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ), Arizona's 4th Congressional District; Rosa Brooks, Bernard L. Schwartz Fellow, New America Foundation, Former Special Coordinator for Rule of Law & International Humanitarian Policy, U.S. Dept. of Defense; Missy Cummings, Associate Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT; Michael Toscano, President and CEO, Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International; Shane Harris, National Security Writer, Washingtonian; Konstantin Kakaes, Bernard L. Schwartz Fellow, New America Foundation; Joseph Hall, Senior Staff Technologist, Center for Democracy & Technology; Matthew Waite, Journalism Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Founder, Drone Journalism Lab; Don Roby, Captain, Baltimore County Police Department; Carter Roberts, President and CEO, World Wildlife Fund; Robbie Hood, Director of Unmanned Aerial Systems, NOAA; Suzanne Goldenberg, US Environment Correspondent, The Guardian; Daniel Rothenberg, Professor of Practice; Executive Director, Center for Law and Global Affairs, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University; Catherine Crump, Staff Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union; Del. Ben Cline, 24th District, Virginia House of Delegates; Matt Wald, Technology Reporter, New York Times.

AMERICA'S NATURAL GAS: SHOULD EXPORTS BE RESTRICTED? 5/7, 10:00am-12:30pm. Sponsor: AEI. Speakers: Claude Barfield, AEI; Ken Ditzel, Charles River Associates; David Montgomery, NERA Economic Consulting; Wallace Tyner, Purdue University; Benjamin Zycher, AEI; Arthur C. Brooks, AEI; Nirupama Rao, Indian Ambassador to the United States.

INDIA’S MARITIME SECURITY CHALLENGES. 5/7, 10:30am-Noon. Sponsor: SAIS’s South Asia Studies Program and East West Center (EWC). Speaker: Commodore (Ret.) C. Uday Bhaskar, Indian Navy; National Maritime Foundation, New Delhi, India.

DIVIDED NATIONS: WHY GLOBAL GOVERNANCE IS FAILING AND WHAT WE CAN DO ABOUT IT. 5/6, Noon-1:30pm. Sponsor: World Bank. Speakers: Ian Goldin, author, Director of the Oxford Martin School, Oxford University; Otaviano Canuto,Vice President and Head of Network, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network, World Bank.

THE VIEW FROM GERMANY: PIVOT TO REALITY -- NEW STRATEGIES FOR THE WEST. 5/6, 5:00-7:00pm. Sponsor: Elliot School, GW. Speakers: Hans-Ulrich Klose, Member of German Bundestag; Pia Bungarten, Director, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung's Washington, D.C. Office; Hope M. Harrison, Associate Professor of History and International Affairs, GW.

A CONVERSATIONON INDONESIA’S FOREIGN AND ECONOMIC POLICIES. 5/6, 6:00-8:00pm. Sponsor: Women’s Foreign Policy Group (WFPG). Speaker: H.E. Dr. Dino Patti Djalal, Ambassador of Indonesia to the United States.

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