Sunday, July 28, 2013

Monday in Washington July 29th

IRAN: HOW A THIRD TIER CYBERPOWER CAN STILL THREATEN THE UNITED STATES. 7/29, 9:30-11:00am. Sponsor: Atlantic Council. Speakers: Barbara Slavin, Senior Fellow, South Asia Center, Atlantic Council; Jason Healey, Director, Cyber Statecraft Initiative, Atlantic Council; Dmitri Alperovitch, Senior Fellow, Cyber Statecraft Initiative, Atlantic Council.

SQUARING THE CIRCLE: GENERAL RAYMOND T. ODIERNO ON AMERICAN MILITARY STRATEGY IN A TIME OF DECLINING RESOURCES. 7/29, 10:30-11:30am. Sponsor: The Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies. Speakers: Mackenzie Eaglen, AEI ; General Raymond T. Odierno, US Army.

GIVING A VOICE TO OUR QUIET PROFESSIONALS: SUSTAINING SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES (SOF) IN THE 21ST CENTURY. 7/29, Noon-1:00pm. Sponsor: Heritage Foundation. Speakers: Capt. Steve Wisotski, Commanding Officer, Center for SEAL (sea, air, land), SWCC (Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen); Col. Stuart Bradin, Chief of the Expanding Global SOF Network, Operational Planning Team, U.S. Special Operations Command; Steven Bucci, Director, Center for Foreign Policy Studies, Heritage.

EGYPTIAN REVOLUTION 2.0. 7/29, Noon-1:30pm. Sponsor: Foundation for the Defense of Democracies (FDD). Speakers: Bahaa El-Taweal, Correspondent, OnTV; Khairi Abaza, Senior Fellow, FDD; Reuel Marc Gerecht, Senior Fellow, FDD; Samuel Tadros, Research Fellow, Center for Religious Freedom, Hudson Institute; Jonathan Schanzer, Vice President for Research, FDD.

A GREATER MEKONG HEALTH SECURITY PARTNERSHIP. 7/29, Noon-2:00pm, Lunch. Sponsor: CSIS. Speakers: John Hamre, President, CEO, CSIS; Adm. William Fallon (ret.), US Navy; Lt. Gen. James Peake (ret.) US Army; Stephen Morrison, Director, Global Health Policy Center, CSIS; Rear Adm. Scott Dowell, US Public Health Service, Director, Division of Global Disease Detection & Emergency Response, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Rear Adm. Tim Ziemer (ret.), US Navy, US Global Malaria Coordination.

ASIA: URBAN SPACES, THE LOCAL ENVIRONMENT AND GLOBAL SUSTAINABILITY. 7/29, 1:00-3:30pm. Sponsors: Wilson Center (WC), USAID Alumni Association. Speakers: Peter Marcotullio, Professor, Geography, Hunter College, City University of New York; Michael Rock, Professor, Economic History, Bryn Mawr College; Jean-Jacques Dethier, Research Manager, World Bank, Member, Urban Sector Board, Sustainable Development Network, World Bank; Peter Kimm, Emeritus Director, Founding Member, International Housing Coalition; Warren Evans, Senior Adviser, Sustainable Development, World Bank.

PLANNING FOR A POST-2014 AFGHANISTAN: OPPORTUNITIES AND RISKS. 7/29, 2:00-3:00pm. Sponsor: Partnership for a Secure America. Speaker: Ronald Neumann, President, American Academy of Diplomacy, former Ambassador to Afghanistan.

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