Sunday, September 8, 2013

Monday in Washngton September 9, 2013


JIHADIST TERRORISM: A THREAT ASSESSMENT. 9/9, 10:00-11:30am. Sponsor: Bipartisan Policy Center. Speakers: Peter Bergen, National Security Analyst, CNN; Lee Hamilton, Co-Chair, 9/11 Commission; Bruce Hoffman, Director of the Center for Security Studies, Georgetown University; Mike Hurley, President, Team 3i LLC; Thomas Kean, Co-Chair, 9/11 Commission.

CYBER WAR WILL NOT TAKE PLACE, OR WILL IT?
9/9, 10:00-11:30am. Sponsor: Brookings. Speakers: Thomas Rid, Reader in War Studies, Kings College; Peter Singer, Director, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence, Brookings; Ian Wallace, Visiting Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence, Brookings; Jason Healey, Director, Cyber Statecraft Initiative, Atlantic Council.

NEW STRATEGIES FOR THE CLIMATE CHALLENGE: A PERSPECTIVE FROM BRAZIL.
9/9, 12:30pm. Sponsor: SAIS. Speaker: Alfredo Sirkis, Chairman, Climate Negotiation Subcommittee of the Brazilian Parliament's Foreign Affairs and National Defense Commission.

TO BE OR NOT TO BE? TAIWAN AND THE US PIVOT TO ASIA.
9/9, 12:30-1:45pm. Sponsor: Sigur Center for Asian Studies, George Washington University. Speaker: Yeh-Chung Lu, Assistant Professor, Department of Diplomacy, National Chengi-chi University.

OPERATIONAL ENERGY IN THE NEXT DECADE-POLICY, STRATEGY AND INNOVATION.
9/9, 12:30-2:00pm. Sponsor: Ground Forces Dialogue, CSIS. Speakers: Sharon Burke, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy Plans and Programs; Lieutenant General Robert R. Ruark, Director of Logistics, J-4, Joint Staff; Moderated by Dr. Maren Leed, Senior Advisor, CSIS Harold Brown Chair in Defense Policy Studies.

ADVANCED FOSSIL ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES. 9/9, 1:30-6:00pm. Sponsor: Atlantic Council. Speakers: Randall Rush, General Manager, Gasification Technology, Southern Company; Victor Der, General Manager, North America, Global CCS Institute; Darren Mollot, Director, Office of Clean Energy Systems, US Department of Energy; Maryann Locke, Energy Counselor, Royal Norwegian Embassy; Stephen Anderson, Founding Co-Chair, Montreal Protocol Technology & Economic Assessment Panel; Seshadri Guha, Chairman and Managing Partner, CGN Global; Jonathan Pershing, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Climate Change Policy and Technology, US Department of Energy; Mohammad Zaidi, Strategic Advisory Board, Braemar Energy Ventures.

RESEARCH OF INTERNATIONAL TUNA NEGOTIOATIONS. 9/9, 2:00-3:30pm. Sponsor: US-Japan Research Institute. Speakers: Atsushi Ishii, Associate Professor, Tokohu University; Susan Lieberman, Former Senior Director, The Pew Charitable Trusts; Ayako Okubo, Lecturer, Tokai University; Isao Sakaguchi, Professor, Gakushuin University.

YOUTH AND PUBLIC SERVICE IN A GLOBAL ERA. 9/9, 4:30-6:00pm. Sponsor: Berkeley Center, Georgetown University. Speaker: Former US Senator Tom Daschle, D-SD. KEYNOTE FOR "The Future of the Asia-Pacific: New Paths for Japan-US Cooperation" symposium.

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