Saturday, January 24, 2015

Monday in Washington, January 26, 2015

EMERGING MODELS FOR ENERGY AND CLIMATE COOPERATION IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION. 1/26, 9:30-11:45am. Sponsor: Center for American Progress (CAP). Speakers: Carol Browner, Distinguished Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress; Amb. David Carden, Partner, Jones Day; former Ambassador to ASEAN; Jesus “Gary” Domingo, Assistant Secretary, United Nations and International Organizations Office, Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs ; Satu Limaye, Director, East-West Center in Washington; Lt. Gen. Noboru Yamaguchi, (ret.), professor, National Defense Academy of Japan; S. Julio Friedmann, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Clean Coal and Carbon Management, U.S. Department of Energy; Shoichi Itoh, Manager and Senior Analyst, Strategy Research Unit, The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan; Jake Levine, Director for Strategy and Chief of Staff, Opower; Ryan Shaffer, Associate Director of Programs, Mansfield Foundation; Moderators: Pete Ogden, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress; and Danielle Baussan, Managing Director of Energy Policy, Center for American Progress. 

FOURTH CENTRAL ASIA FELLOW'S SEMINAR. 1/26, 11:00am-2:00pm. Sponsor: Women In International Security (WIIS). Speakers: Rashid Gabdulhakov, Political Science Instructor, International University of Central Asia in the Kyrgyz Republic; Natalia Zakharchenko, Analyst, Norwegian Helsinki Committee; and Marina Kayumova, Research Fellow, Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies.

EXPANDING COUNTERTERRORISM PARTNERSHIPS: U.S. EFFORTS TO TACKLE THE EVOLVING TERRORIST THREAT. 1/26, Noon-2:00pm. Sponsor: Washington Institute for Near East Policy (WINEP). Speaker: Tina Kaidanow, ambassador-at-large and coordinator for counterterrorism at the State Department.

GOVERNMENTS AND INTERNET GOVERNANCE: A PANEL DISCUSSION. 1/26, 12:30-2:00pm. Sponsors: Institute for International Economic Policy (IIEP), Elliott School of International Affairs, GWU; and DC Chapter of the Internet Society (ISOC-DC). Speakers: Amr Aljowaily, Embassy of Egypt, NYC; Sally Wentworth, Vice President of Global Policy Development, The Internet Society; Veni Markowski, ICANN VP for UN Engagement, Bulgaria; Dr. Marc Daumas, Scientific Attache, Embassy of France; Carolina de Cresce El Debs, Embassy of Brazil; David Satola, The World Bank; and Moderator: Nancy Scola, Technology Journalist.

AMERICA’S NEW CYBER WAR. 1/26, 2:00pm. Sponsor: Newseum. Speaker: Shane Harris, senior intelligence and national security correspondent at The Daily Beast, author @War: Rise of the Military Internet Complex.

BOOKMEN AT WAR: LIBRARIES, INTELLIGENCE AND CULTURAL POLICY IN WORLD WAR II. 1/26, 4:00-5:30pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Woodrow Wilson Center (WWC). Speaker: Kathy Peiss, Professor of American History at University of Pennsylvania. 

AFTER SOUTH STREAM: TURKISH STREAM? 2/2, 3:00-4:30pm. Sponsor: Energy and National Security at CSIS. Speakers: Najia Badykov, Non-Resident Senior Associate, CSIS Russia and Eurasia Program; Edward Chow, Senior Fellow, CSIS Energy and National Security Program; Bulent Aliriza, Director and Senior Associate, CSIS Turkey Project; and Moderator: Andrew Kuchins, Director and Senior Fellow, CSIS Russia and Eurasia Program.

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