RE-THINKING DEMOCRACY PROMOTION AMID RISING AUTHORITARIANISM. 6/9, 9:30am-5:00pm. Sponsors: Freedom House; American Interest; and SAIS, JHU. Speakers: Charles Davidson, Publisher and CEO, American Interest and Board Member, Freedom House; Walter Russell Mead, Editor-at-Large, American Interest, and James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and the Humanities, Bard College; Elliott Abrams, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; Michael Mandelbaum, Christian A. Herter Professor and Director of the American Foreign Policy program, SAIS; Richard Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations; Paula Dobriansky, Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government and Board Member, Freedom House; Josef Joffe, Publisher and Editor of Die Zeit, and Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford; Robert Kagan, Senior Fellow, Brookings; Andrew Nathan, Professor, Columbia University, and Board Member, Freedom House; Zainab al-Suwaj, Co-founder and Executive Director, American Islamic Congress, and Board Member, Freedom House; Ruth Wedgwood, Edward B. Burling Chair, International Law and Diplomacy, SAIS, and Board Vice Chair, Freedom House; David J. Kramer, President, Freedom House; Carla Anne Robbins, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, and Clinical Professor of National Security Studies, Baruch College/CUNY; Carl Gershman, President, National Endowment for Democracy; Thomas Carothers, Vice President, Studies, Carnegie; Daniel Calingaert, Executive Vice President, Freedom House; Adam Garfinkle, Editor, American Interest.
A STRATEGIC APPROACH TO GLOBAL TUBERCULOSIS. 6/9, 10:00am-2:00pm. Sponsors: Global Health Council; and Global Health Policy Center (GHPC), CSIS. Speakers: Mr. Robert Clay, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Global Health, USAID; Dr. Thomas Kenyon, Director, Center for Global Health, CDC; Ms. Julia Martin, Deputy Global AIDS Coordinator, OGAC; Mr. Todd Summers (Moderator), Senior Adviser, CSIS; Dr. Mario Raviglione (Keynote), Director, Global TB Programme, World Health Organization; Ms. Joanne Carter (Discussant), Executive Director, RESULTS; Dr. Phil Nieburg (Moderator), Senior Associate, CSIS; Roundtable: Strengthening Long-Term R&D Partnerships; Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director, NIAID; Dr. Peter Small, Deputy Director TB Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Ambassador Eric Goosby, University of California-San Francisco; Dr. J. Stephen Morrison (Moderator), Senior VP and Director, Global Health Policy Center, CSIS.
SINO-RUSSIAN RELATIONS AFTER THE XI-PUTIN SUMMIT: WHAT’S HAPPENING, AND WHAT’S NEXT? 6/9, 1:00-2:30pm. Sponsor: Freeman Chair in China Studies, CSIS. Speakers: Zbigniew Brzezinski, Counselor and Trustee, CSIS; Stapelton Roy, Distinguished Scholar and Founding Director, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, Wilson Center; Christopher K. Johnson, Senior Adviser and Freeman Chair in China Studies, CSIS.
TRANSPARENCY AND NATURAL RESOURCES: HOW THE U.S. CAN REGAIN ITS LEADERSHIP. 6/9, 4:00-6:00pm. Sponsors: Development Assistance and Governance Initiative, Brookings; and Revenue Watch Institute. Speakers: Daniel Kaufmann, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development, Brookings; Stephen Comstock Director, Tax & Accounting Policy, American Petroleum Institute; Bennett Freeman, Senior Vice President, Sustainability Research and Policy, Calvert Investments, Inc.; Simon Taylor, Founding Director, Global Witness; Dotun Oloko, Nigerian Anti-Corruption Campaigner; and Michelle Kosmidis, European Commission and EU Fellow, Fletcher School, Tufts University.
SHAPING THE FUTURE? THE ROLE OF THE REGIONAL POWERS IN AFGHANISTAN AND PAKISTAN. 6/9, 9:00-10:00am. Sponsor: Asia Program, Wilson Center. Speakers: Roberto Toscano, Former Public Policy Scholar, Wilson Center, Senior Research Associate, Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB), and former Ambassador to Iran (2003-2008) and India (2008-2010); Emma Hooper, Senior Research Associate, Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB); Eduard Soler i Lecha, Research Coordinator, Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB).
THE RISE OF INNOVATION DISTRICTS: A NEW GEOGRAPHY OF INNOVATION IN AMERICA. 6/9, 9:30-11:30am. Sponsor: Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings. Speakers: Benjamin R. Jacobs, Senior Advisor and Co-Founder, JBG Companies; Bruce Katz, Vice President and Director, Metropolitan Policy Program and Adeline M. and Alfred I. Johnson Chair in Urban and Metropolitan Policy; Lydia DePillis, Reporter, Washington Post; Kofi Bonner, Regional Vice President, Lennar Communities; Nicole Fichera, General Manager, Boston District Hall; John A. Fry, President, Drexel University; Julie Wagner, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program; Andy Berke, Mayor, Chattanooga, TN.
USAID ASSISTANCE APPROACHES AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP TO LARGER POLICY INTERESTS. 6/9, Noon-1:30pm. Sponsor: Stimson. Center Speakers: Rajiv Shah, USAID Administrator; and Lincoln Bloomfield Jr., Chairman, Stimson.
UNDERSTANDING THE GROWING ECONOMIC TIES BETWEEN INDIA AND CHINA. 6/9, 3:30-5:00pm. Sponsor: Wadhwani Chair in US-India Policy Studies, CSIS. Speakers: S. Jaishankar, Ambassador to the US, India; Anil Gupta, Chair, Smith School of Business, University of Maryland; Haiyan Wang, Managing Partner, China India Institute; Christopher Johnson, Senior Adviser, Freeman Chair in China Studies, CSIS.
RETHINKING RUSSIA: HISTORY, CURRENT CHALLENGES, AND FUTURE AMBITIONS. 6/9, 6:00-8:00pm. Sponsor: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL). Speaker: Paul Goble, Director of Research, Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy, Vice Dean, Social Sciences and Humanities, Audentes University, Tallinn, Estonia.
WHAT TO DO ABOUT RUSSIA AND UKRAINE? (WEBCAST). 6/9, 6:15pm. Sponsor: Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Speakers: Karen Donfried, President, German Marshall Fund of the United States; Robert Kahn, Senior Fellow For International Economics, CFR; Stephen Sestanovich, Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies, CFR; and Richard Haass, President of CFR. Open only to press and members, webcast public.
A DISCUSSION WITH EVAN OSNOS AND THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN. 6/9, 6:00-7:30pm. Sponsor: Middle East Program, Carnegie. Speakers: Evan Osnos, Staff Writer, New Yorker, author, Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China; Thomas L. Friedman, Foreign-Affairs Columnist, New York Times.