Monday, April 28, 2014

Monday in Washington April 28, 2014

CLIMATE SOLUTIONS: THE ROLE OF NUCLEAR POWER. 4/28, 9:30am-Noon. Sponsor: Center for Climate and Energy Solutions. Speakers: Peter Lyons, Assistant Energy Secretary for Nuclear Power; Carol Bower, Former EPA Administrator; Susan Tierney, Principal, Analysis Group; Eileen Claussen, President, C2ES.

WEIGHING THE REBALANCE: OBAMA IN ASIA. 4/28, 10:00-11:00am. CONFERENCE CALL. Toll-Free Conference Line: 888-947-9018 (Toll Free/Domestic) Conference Line: 1-517-308-9006 (Toll/International) Passcode: 13304. Speakers: Aileen Baviera, University of the Philippines, Manila and former Wilson Center Scholar; Nobuo Fukuda, Former Jakarta Bureau Chief and London Correspondent of Asahi Shimbun Newspaper, Japan; Park Jin, Former member of Korean National Assembly and Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee and Wilson Center Global Fellow; Moderator: Robert Daly, Director, Kissinger Institute, The Wilson Center.

HOW MIGHT US DEFENSE POLICY CHANGE IN THE YEARS AHEAD? 4/28, 12:30-1:30pm. Sponsor: Brookings Institution. Speakers: Rick Larsen, D-Wash; Mac Thornberry, R-Texas; Mackenzie Eaglen, Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute; Michael O'Hanlon, Senior Fellow, Brookings.

AMERICAN ENERGY PROWESS IN A STRATEGIC FOREIGN POLICY PERSPECTIVE. 4/28-29. Sponsors: Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center, Atlantic Council and and the Hungarian Presidency of the Visegrad Group.

AN ASSESSMENT OF PRESIDENT OBAMA'S TRIP TO KOREA AND JAPAN. 4/28, 2:00 - 3:00pm. Sponsor: Korea Economic Institute. Speakers: Michael Green, Senior Vice President for Asia and Japan Chair, CSIS; James Fatheree, Executive Vice President, U.S.-Korea Business Council & Senior Director for Korea and Japan, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Scott Snyder, Senior Fellow for Korea Studies and Director of the Program on U.S.-Korea Policy, Council on Foreign Relations;Moderated by: David Sanger, National Security Correspondent, The New York Times. Webcast.

DYNAMICS AND CHALLENGES OF ASYMMETRICAL ALLIANCE: THE CASE OF THE UNITED STATES AND JAPAN. 4/28, 4:30-6:00pm. Sponsor: Reischauer Center, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University. Speaker: Fumiaki Kubo, Professor of American Government and History, University of Tokyo.

A CONVERSATION WITH THE KAZAKHSTAN AMBASSADOR TO THE US. 4/28, 6:00-7:30pm. Sponsor: Elliott School, George Washington University. Speaker: Kairat Umarov, Kazakhstan Ambassador to the US.

THE UNITED STATES AND IRAN: CAN DIPLOMACY PREVENT AN IRANIAN BOMB? 4/28, 6:00-7:15pm. Sponsors: School of International Service (SIS), American University; Wilson Center. Speakers: Jane Harman, Director, President and CEO, Wilson Center; Thomas Pickering, Former US Ambassador to Israel, Jordan, India and the UN; Michael Doran, Senior Fellow, Brookings; Shaul Bakhash, Professor of History, George Mason University; Aaron David Miller, Vice President for New Initiatives, Wilson Center; James Goldgeier, Dean, SIS.

MAXIMALIST: AMERICA IN THE WORLD FROM TRUMAN TO OBAMA. 4/28, 6:00-6:45pm. Sponsor: Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Speakers: Author Stephen Sestanovich, Former US Ambassador-at-large for the Former Soviet Union; James Lindsay, Senior Vice President, CFR. [Webcast only]

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