Sunday, June 23, 2013

Monday in Washington

THE ENDURING ALLIANCE: CELEBRATING THE60TH ANNIVERSARY OF ROK-US RELATIONS. 6/24, 9:00am-6:40pm, 6/25, 9:00am-6:00pm. Sponsor: Asan Institute for Policy Studies. Speakers: Hahm Chaibong, Asan Institute; Burwell B. Bell, Former Commander, US Forces Korea; Han Sung-Joo, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, ROK; Robert Garcia, Former US Representative, D-NY; Park Jin, Former Member, National Assembly, ROK; John Warner, Former US Senator, R-VA; David Sanger, The New York Times; Graham Allison, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; Kim Sung-han, Former Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, ROK; Gary Samore, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; Walter Sharp, Former Commander, US Forces Korea; Yu Myung Hwan, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, ROK; Choi Kang, Asan Institute, Kil Jeong Woo, National Assembly, ROK; Lee Chung Min, Yonsei University; Mark Minton, Korea Society; Douglas Paal, Carnegie; Paul Wolfowitz, Former US Deputy Secretary of Defense; David Rennie, The Economist; Richard Bush, Brookings; Kurt Campbell, Asia Group, LLC; Joe Lieberman, Former US Senator, I-CT; Christopher Hill, University of Denver; Thomas C. Hubbard, McLarty Associates; J. James Kim, Asan Institute; Charlie Cook, The Cook Political Report; Kim Jiyoon, Asan Institute; Bruce Klingner, Heritage; William Tobey, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; Shin Chang-Hoon, Asan Institute; Michael O’Hanlon, Brookings; Bennett Ramberg, Foreign Policy Consultant, Writer; Yamaguchi Noboru, National Defense Academy of Japan; Baek Buhm-Suk, Asan Institute; Roberta Cohen, Brookings; Frank Jannuzi, Amnesty International USA; Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economic; Walter Lohman, Heritage; Michael Auslin, AEI; Bong Youngshik, Asan Institute; Nishino Junya, Keio University; Thomas Christensen, Princeton University; Bonnie Glaser, CSIS; Gilbert Rozman, Princeton University; Zhao Quansheng, American University.

CYBER SECURITY AND NETWORK DEFENSE CONFERENCE. 6/24-26, 8:30am. Sponsor: Institute for Defense and Government Advancement (IDGA). Speakers: Capt. Joshua Dixon, project officer for technology transition, Marine Corps; Greg Wilshusen, Director of information technology, Government Accountability Office; Matthew Scholl, Deputy Division Chief of Computer Security, National Institute of Standards and Technology.

BLACK CODE: INSIDE THE BATTLE FOR CYBERSPACE. 6/24, 10:00am-Noon. Sponsor: National Endowment for Democracy (NED). Speakers: Ronald J. Deibert, Author, Director, Canada Centre for Global Security Studies and the Citizen Lab, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto; Leslie Harris, President and CEO, Center for Democracy and Technology; Harvey Rishikof, Chair of the Advisory Committee, American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security.

SCIENCE LITERACY: BRIDGING THE CHASM BETWEEN SCIENCEAND PUBLIC POLICY. 6/24, 11:30am-12:30pm. Sponsor: Library of Congress. Speaker: Mark Frankel, Director of the Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Program, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

U.S. ECONOMIC STATECRAFT IN SOUTH ASIA. 6/24, Noon-1:30pm. Sponsor: Center for American Progress (CAP). Speakers: Parag Saxena, Founding General Partner and CEO, New Silk Route Partners; Marc Grossman, Vice Chairman, Cohen Group and former U.S. special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan; William Byrd, Afghanistan Senior Expert, U.S. Institute of Peace; Caroline Wadhams, Senior Fellow, CAP; Rich Verma, Senior Fellow, CAP; Neera Tanden, President, CAP.

WOMEN AS A DRIVER OF ECONOMIC GROWTH. 6/24, Noon-2:30pm. Sponsor: Peterson Institute for International Economics (IIE). Speakers: Heidi Crebo-Rediker, Chief Economist, State Department; Minouche Shafik, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund; Carly Fiorina, former chairman and CEO, Hewlett-Packard, founder, One Woman Initiative.

AFGHANISTAN BEYOND THE HEADLINES: WOMEN, YOUTH, AND THE WAR. 6/24, Noon-5:00pm. Sponsor: Wilson Center. Speakers: Ayscha Hamdani, former Adviser to the European Union (EU) and NATO officials in Afghanistan; Richard Cincotta, Political Demography Consultant of the Environmental Change and Security Program and demographer-in-residence at the Stimson Center; Razia Jan, Founder, Razia's Ray of Hope Foundation; Maiwand Rahyab, Counterpart International's deputy director for Afghanistan; Mary Ellen Stanon, Senior Maternal Health Adviser for the USAID; Karen Hardee, Senior Fellow, Futures Group; Ayscha Hamdani, independent international affairs consultant and former special adviser and Chief of Staff, European Union special representative, EU Delegation to Afghanistan; Ratha Loganthan, Senior Health Adviser for Afghanistan, USAID Office of Afghanistan and Pakistan Affairs; Linda Bartlett, Associate Scientist, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Palwasha Kakar, Director, Women's Empowerment and Development for Afghanistan, Asia Foundation.

THE CHINESE CYBER CHALLENGE: HOW TO ADDRESS THE GROWING THREAT. 6/24, 2:00-3:30pm. Sponsor: Atlantic Council, Scowcroft Center on International Security. Speakers: Dmitri Alperovitch, Co-Founder and CTO, CrowdStrike, Inc.; Dr. James Mulvenon, Vice President, Intelligence Division, Director, Center for Intelligence Research and Analysis, Defense Group, Inc (DGI); Dr. Gregory J. Rattray, CEO and Founding Partner, Delta Risk LLC; Jason Healey, Director, Cyber Statecraft Initiative, Atlantic Council.

THE SECRETARY: TRAVELS WITH HILLARY CLINTON FROM BEIRUT TO THE HEART OF AMERICAN POWER. 6/24, 6:00-7:15pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Middle East Institute, Oman Library. Speaker: Kim Ghattas, Author, State Department Correspondent, BBC.

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