Sunday, June 16, 2013

Monday in Washington

EIA ENERGY CONFERENCE. 6/17-18, 8:45am. Sponsor: U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Keynote Speakers: Ernest Moniz, Energy Secretary; Neelash Nerurkar, State Department Senior Adviser, Bureau of Energy Resources.

WHERE WORLDS MEET: SINGAPORE’S VIEW OF THE ASIA PACIFIC REGION AND US ENGAGEMENT. 6/17, 9:30-11:00am. Sponsor: East-West Center in Washington. Speaker: Ambassador Ashok Kumar Mirpuri, Singapore’s Ambassador to the United States of America.

CYBER AND HARDWARE HACKING SCENARIOS 2023. 6/17, Noon-2:00pm, Arlington, VA. Sponsor: Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, International Center for Terrorism Studies. Speakers: Michael Swetnam, CEO and Chairman, Potomac Institute; David Smith, Senior Fellow, Director, Cyber Center, Potomac Institute; Ben Sheppard, Adjunct Fellow, Potomac Institute; Fred Wright, Deputy Director, Cyber Technologies and Information Security Laboratory, Georgia Tech Research Institute; Ronald Marks, President, Intelligence Enterprises, LLC.

. 6/17, 2:00-3:30pm. Sponsor: Stimson Center. Speakers: Hosein Ghazian, Analyst, International Foundation for Electoral Systems; Fatemeh Haghighatjoo, President and CEO, Non-violent Initiative for Democracy, former Deputy of the Iranian Parliament; Cliff Kupchan, Director, Middle East, Eurasia Group; Geneive Abdo, Fellow, Middle East/Southwest Asia Program, Stimson.

POLITICAL OUTLOOK 2014: AN INDEPENDENT PERSPECTIVE OF INDONESIA'S THIRD DEMOCRATIC ELECTIONS. 6/17, 2:30-4:00pm. Sponsor: US-Inodnesia Society. Speaker: Wimar Witoelar, Former Presidential Spokesperson, Political Observer, Writer, Media Personality. 

RIVER CONSERVATION AND PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN CHINA, A DIALOGUE WITH MS. WANG YONGCHEN, AN ENVIRONMENTAL HERO FROM CHINA. 6/17, 3:30-5:00pm. Sponsor: International Fund for China’s Environment and Holland Knight. Speaker: Tad Ferris, Holland+Knight and Wang Yongchen, a senior reporter of China National Radio and founder of Green Earth Volunteers.

PACIFIC DAY. 6/17, 4:00-9:00pm. Sponsor: CSIS Pacific Partners Initiative and the Ambassadors and Representatives of Pacific Island Countries and Territories in Washington, D.C. Features a seminar from 4:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. and a reception from 6:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 'Pacific Day' will be held at the Embassy of New Zealand. Admission to the event is by invitation only, but the seminar will be webcast live. 

TWENTY YEARS OF INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE: A BRIEFING BY THE YUGOSLAV TRIBUNAL CHIEF PROSECUTOR. 6/17, 4:00-5:30pm. Sponsor: American Society of International Law; Georgetown University Law Center; Georgetown Center for National Security and Law. Speakers: Serge Brammertz, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia; Elizabeth Andersen, Executive Director, American Society of International Law.

THE UNWINDING: AN INNER HISTORY OF NEW AMERICA. 6/17, 7:00-8:30pm. Sponsor: Politics and Prose Bookstore. Speaker: George Packer, Author.

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