Sunday, June 22, 2014

Monday in Washington June 23, 2014

AGE OF AMBITION: CHASING FORTUNE, TRUTH, AND FAITH IN THE NEW CHINA. 6/23, 8:30-10:00am. Sponsors: Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, and Asia Program, Wilson Center. Speaker: Evan Osnos, Author, and Reporter, The New Yorker.
 
THE IRANIAN NUCLEAR DEAL AND THE IMPACT ON ITS NEIGHBORS. 6/23, 9:30am-12:30pm. Sponsor: Middle East Program, Wilson Center. Speakers: Abdullah Baabood, Director, Gulf Studies Program, Qatar University; Salah Eddin Elzein, Director, Al Jazeera Center for Studies, Al Jazeera Media Network; Bijan Khajehpour, Managing Partner, Atieh International; David Ottaway, Senior Scholar and Middle East Specialist, Wilson Center; Marina Ottaway, Senior Scholar, Wilson Center; and Afshin Molavi, Senior Research Fellow, American Strategy Program, New America Foundation. 

ECONOMIC REFORMS IN CAMBODIA. 6/23, 10:00-11:00am. Sponsor: South East Asia Studies, CSIS. Speaker: Sun Chanthol, Minister of Commerce, Kingdom of Cambodia; amd Murray Hiebert, Senior Fellow and Deputy Director, Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies, CSIS.

ECONOMIC PROSPECTS IN POST-ELECTION INDONESIA. 6/23, 10:00-11:30pm. Sponsor: Asia Program, Carnegie. Speakers: James Castle, CEO, Castle Asia; and Vikram Nehru, Senior Associate, Asia Program, Carnegie.

FINANCING DEVELOPMENT AND THE ROLE OF INFRASTRUCTURE. 6/23, 12:15-1:30pm. Sponsor: Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE). Speakers: Bertrand Badre, Managing Director and CFO, World Bank Group; Heidi Crebo-Rediker, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; and Yasushi Sunouchi, Chief Representative, Japan Bank for International Cooperation.

PROSPERITY, SECURITY, AND THE ASIA REBALANCE: CONSIDERATIONS FOR CONGRESS. 6/23, 1:00-2:00pm. Sponsor: Center for National Policy (CNP). Speakers: Steve Glickman, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, and former Director for International Economic Affairs, White House; Ziad Haider, Associate, International Investments and National Security, White & Case LLP, and Co-Director, Asia Expert Group, Truman National Security Project; Anka Lee, Director, Albright Stonebridge Group; and Scott Bates, President, Center for National Policy.

TAIWAN’S LEGISLATIVE YUAN: OVERSIGHT OR OVERREACH? 6/23, 1:00-4:15 pm. Sponsor: Center for East Asia Policy Studies, Brookings. Speakers: Richard Bush, Senior Fellow and Chen-Fu and Cecilia Yen Koo Chair in Taiwan Studies and Director, Center for East Asia Policy Studies, Brookings; Su Chi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Taipei Forum; Michael Thies, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles; Sarah Binder, Senior Fellow, Brookings; Wu Chung-li, Research Fellow, Institute of Political Science, Academia Sinica; David Brown, Adjunct Professor in China Studies, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University; Nathan Batto, Assistant Research Fellow, Institute of Political Science, Academia Sinica; and Jacques deLisle, Steven A. Cozen Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania. 

MANAGING THE RISKS POSED BY UNAUTHORIZED RETRANSFERS OF ARMS. 6/23, 2:00-3:30pm. Sponsor: Managing Across Boundaries Initiative, Stimson. Speakers: Paul Holtom, University of Coventry; Jonah Leff, Conflict Armament Research; Judd Stitziel, US Department of State, Office of Defense Trade Controls Compliance; Rachel Stohl, Senior Associate, Managing Across Boundaries Initiative, Stimson.

ACCORD 25: PURSUING PEACE THROUGH LEGITIMACY. 6/23, 2:00-4:00pm. Sponsors: United States Institute of Peace (USIP); and the Alliance for Peacebuilding. Speakers: Alexander Ramsbotham, Head, Accord, and Series Editor, Conciliation Resources; Jean Arnault, Author, Accord 25, and Former Professor of Practice, Paris School of International Affairs Sciences Po Paris; Jeffrey Helsing, Associate Vice President, Academy for International Conflict Management and Peacebuilding, USIP; and Melanie Greenberg, President and CEO, Alliance for Peacebuilding. 

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