Sunday, November 3, 2013

Monday in Washington, November 4, 2013

THE FUTURE OF CARBON CAPTURE AND STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES. 11/4 - 11/7. Sponsor: Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum Ministerial.

11/4, 11:00am-Noon. Sponsor: Heritage Foundation. Speaker: Author Henry Nau, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington University.

MOSCOW'S 1993 AUTUMN CRISIS: TANK FIRE, ELECTORAL UPSET, AND THE AMERICAN POLICY RESPONSE. 11/4, Noon-1:00pm. Sponsor: Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies, Wilson Center. Speaker: E. Wayne Merry, Senior Fellow, for Europe and Eurasia, American Foreign Policy Council.

PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AS A GLOBAL PHENOMENON: JAPAN. 11/4, Noon-1:00pm. Sponsor: Public Diplomacy Council. Speaker: Masato Otaka, Minister for Public Affairs, Embassy of Japan.

FUTURE NUCLEAR RISKS AND DETERRENCE. 11/4, Noon-1:00pm. Sponsor: Federation of American Scientists (FAS). Speaker: Martin Hellman, Senior Fellow for Nuclear Risk Analysis, FAS.

PIRATE TRAILS: TRACKING THE ILLICIT FINANCIAL FLOWS FROM PIRACY OFF THE HORN OF AFRICA. 11/4, 12:30-2:00pm. Sponsor: InfoShop, World Bank. Speakers: Co-Author Stuart Yikona, Senior Financial Sector Specialist, World Bank; Jean Kamau, Ambassador, Kenya Embassy; Gary Porter, Negotiator in Piracy Cases, Clipper Group; Maresca Guiseppe, Chair, Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia.

CHINA AS A GLOBAL POWER. 11/4, 12:30-2:00pm. Sponsor: China Studies Program, SAIS, Johns Hopkins. Speaker: Anne-Marie Brady, Professor of Political Science, University of Canterbury, New Zealand.

DOMESTIC BARRIERS TO DISMANTLING THE MILITANT INFRASTRUCTURE IN PAKISTAN. 11/4, 1:30-3:00pm. Sponsor: US Institute of Peace (USIP). Speakers: Thomas Lynch, Research Fellow, Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University; Daniel Markey, Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, Council on Foreign Relations; Stephen Tankel, Assistant Professor, Department of Law, Justice, and Society, American University; Andrew Wilder, Vice President for South and Central Asia, USIP.

WOMEN, TERRORISM AND COUNTERTERRORISM: DECONSTRUCTING MYTHS, DISCUSSING REALITIES. 11/4, 3:30-5:00pm. Sponsors: Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security; McCain Institute for International Leadership; Center for Security Study. Speakers: Mia Bloom, Professor of Security Studies, University of Massachusetts; Bruce Hoffman, Director, Center for Security Studies; Jayne Huckerby, Director, International Human Rights Clinic, Duke University; Jane Lute, President and CEO, Council on Cyber Security; Melanne Verveer, Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security; Cindy McCain, McCain Institute for International Leadership.

CONSERVATIVE INTERNATIONALISM: ARMED DIPLOMACY UNDER JEFFERSON, POLK, TRUMAN, AND REAGAN. 11/4, 5:30-7:00pm. Sponsor: American Enterprise Institute (AEI). Speakers: Author Henry Nau, Professor of Political Science, George Washington University; Arthur Brooks, AEI.

11/4, 5:30-7:00pm. Sponsor: SAIS, Johns Hopkins. Speaker: Paolo Scaroni, CEO, Eni.

EVOLVING THINKING ON CONSERVATION POLICY. 11/4, 6:00-7:30pm. Sponsor: Georgetown University Science in the Public Interest; American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS); American Chemical Society (ACS). Speakers: John Fitzgerald, Attorney and former Policy Director, Society for Conservation Biology; Susan Haig, US Geological Survey; Christopher Meyer, Smithsonian Institution.

WELCOME THE NEW ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR EAST ASIA AND THE PACIFIC. 11/4, 6:00-8:00pm. Sponsor: US-Indonesia Society (USINDO). Speaker: Daniel Russel, Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs.

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