THE DREAM MACHINE: THE UNTOLD HISTORY OF THE NOTORIOUS V-22 OSPREY" AND "PREDATOR: THE SECRET ORIGINS OF THE DRONE REVOLUTION. 10/20, 9:00-10:30am. Sponsor: George Washington University (GWU) Law School. Speaker: Author Richard Whittle.
PREVENTING PROLIFERATION AND ADVANCING NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT. 10/20, 9:30am-2:30pm. Sponsor: Arms Control Association. Keynote Speaker: Lord Des Browne, former U.K. Secretary of State for Defense and Vice-Chairman of the Nuclear Threat Initiative.
THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE 1994 US-DPRK AGREED FRAMEWORK. 10/20, 10:00am-4:00pm. Sponsor: US-Korea Institute, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University. Speakers: Stephen Bosworth, Chairman, US-Korea Institute at SAIS, former KEDO Executive Director, US Ambassador to Republic of Korea; Robert Gallucci, former Ambassador At-Large and Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs; Sung-Joo Han, Chairman, International Policy Studies Institute of Korea (IPSIKOR), former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea; James Laney, former US Ambassador to Republic of Korea; Yukio Takeuchi, former Justice, Supreme Court of Japan, former Vice Foreign Minister, Japan; Thomas Hubbard, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and US Ambassador to the Republic of Korea; Dan Poneman, former Senior Director for Non-Proliferation and Export Controls, National Security Council and Deputy Secretary of Energy; Gary Samore, Executive Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, White House Coordinator for Arms Control and Weapons of Mass Destruction; and General Gary E. Luck, former Commander-in-Chief, United Nations Command (Korea)/Combined Forces Command/US Forces Korea.
INDIA: MANAGING ELECTIONS IN THE WORLD’S MOST POPULOUS DEMOCRACY. 10/20, Noon-1:30pm. Sponsors: South Asia Studies, SAIS, Johns Hopkins; Office of the Dean, SAIS, Johns Hopkins. Speaker: Navin Chawla, Former Chief Election Commissioner of India.
HYDROCARBONS, GOVERNANCE AND SOCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY IN THE CASPIAN BASIN AND BEYOND. 10/20, 1:00-2:00pm. Sponsor: Elliott School, George Washington, University. Speakers: Marc-Antoine Perouse de Montclos, professor in the French Institute of Geopolitics at the University of Paris; Sergei Gretsky, chair of Central Asia area studies in the Foreign Service Institute at the State Department; Peter Rutland, professor of government at Wesleyan University; Oksan Bayulgen, associate professor of political science and international relations at the University of Connecticut; Kate Watters, co-founder and executive director of Crude Accountability; and Sebastien Peyrouse, senior research fellow in the East West Center at GWU.
PRESIDENT PARK’S UNIFICATION BONANZA & U.S.-ROK RELATIONS. 10/20, 1:30-4:30pm. Sponsors: Korean-American Club; Korea Economic Institute of America (KEI). Speakers: Donald Manzullo, President & CEO, Korea Economic Institute of America; Dennis Hastert, Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives; Ahn Ho-young, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the United States; Chang-geuk Moon, Editor-in-Chief, The Joong-ang Ilbo Daily; Michael Schiffer, Senior Advisor and Counselor, U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Mark Tokola, Vice President, Korea Economic Institute of America; Richard Lugar, President of the Lugar Center, Former Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Sang-Seok Lee, Vice Chairman, The Hankook Ilbo Daily & Korea Times; Seung-ryun Kim, Anchorman, Dong-A Ilbo-TV; and Do-woon Lee, Secretary of Hanmi Club, Assistant Managing Editor, Seoul Shinmun Daily; Moderators: Troy Stangarone, Senior Director of Congressional Affairs & Trade, Korea Economic Institute of America; and David Pong, Chairman, Korean-American Club.
WARFARE BENEATH THE WAVES: THE UNDERSEA DOMAIN IN ASIA. 10/20, 2:00-3:30pm. Sponsor: American Enterprise Institute (AEI). Speakers: Dean Cheng, Heritage Foundation; Thomas Mahnken, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies; Evan Montgomery, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments; and Iskander Rehman, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments; Moderator: Michael Mazza, AEI.
U.S.-RUSSIA RELATIONS: BEYOND THE CRISIS IN UKRAINE. 10/20, 3:00-4:30pm. Sponsor: Brookings Institution. Speakers: Victoria Panova, director general of the Fund MGIMO-UT/Global Reform Fund; and Brookings Fellows Jeremy Shapiro, Steven Pifer and Michael O'Hanlon.
RUSSIA'S ENERGY RELATIONS WITH THE WEST: THE ENERGY CHARTER PERSPECTIVE. 10/ 20. 4:30-6:00pm. Sponsor: Atlantic Council. Speakers: Urban Rusnak, secretary-general of the Energy Charter Secretariat; Marat Terterov, executive director of the Brussels Energy Club; and David Koranyi, deputy director of the Eurasia Center at the Atlantic Council.
THE NEW KINGS OF CRUDE: CHINA, OIL, AND CIVIL WAR IN SUDAN AND SOUTH SUDAN. 10/20 at 5:00-7:00 pm. Sponsor: SAIS, Johns Hopkins. Speaker: Author Luke Patey, senior researcher at the Danish Institute for International Studies.
U.S. LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY AND PREVENTING/CONTAINING FUTURE CONFLICTS. 10/20, 6:00-8:00pm, Arlington, VA. Sponsor: Rethinking Seminar Series, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. Speaker: Dr. Bruce Jones, Brookings Senior Fellow, Deputy Director, Foreign Policy.