Sunday, June 21, 2015

Monday in Washington, June 22, 2015

POLITICAL POLARIZATION: FINDING SOLUTIONS. 6/22, 10:00-11:30am. Sponsor: Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC). Speakers: Nate Persily, Editor, Solutions to Political Polarization in America, Professor, Stanford Law School; Matthew Green, Associate Professor, Politics, Catholic University, President-elect, NCAPSA; John Fortier, Director, BPC’s Democracy Project.

SHARED WATER RESOURCES IN A WARMING WORLD: CONFLICT AND COOPERATION. 6/22, 10:00-11:30am. Sponsors: Wilson Center, Stimson. Speakers: Anders Jägerskog, Counselor for Middle East and North Africa Regional Water Issues, Embassy of Sweden, Amman, Jordan; Aaron Salzberg (TBC), Special Coordinator for Water Resources, US Department of State; Eileen Burke, Senior Water Resources Specialist, Nile Program, World Bank; David Michel, Director of the Environmental Security Program, Stimson Center.

IOSCO CHAIRMAN: GLOBAL REGULATORS WERE WRONG. 6/22, 10:00am. Sponsor: National Press Club (NPC) Newsmaker Program. Speaker: Greg Medcraft, Chairman, International Organization of Securities Commissions.

A NEW FOREIGN POLICY FOR AMERICA. 6/22, Noon-1:00pm. Sponsor: Wilson Center (WWC). Speakers: Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn; Aaron David Miller, Vice President of New Initiatives, WWC.

AT A CROSSROADS: THE FUTURE OF AMERICA’S MILITARY INSTALLATIONS AND COMMUNITIES. 6/22, Noon – 6/24. Sponsor: Association of Defense Communities. Speakers: Sen. Jerry Moran (KS): Sen. Dan Sullivan (AK); Congressman Adam Smith (WA); Congressman Joe Courtney (CT).

A NEW CLIMATE FOR PEACE: TAKING ACTION ON CLIMATE AND FRAGILITY RISKS. 6/22, 3:00-5:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Wilson Center's (WWC) Environmental Change and Security Program. Speakers: Alexander Carius, Co-founder and Managing Director, Adelphi; Geoffrey Dabelko, Senior Advisor, Environmental Change and Security Program, Professor and Director, Environmental Studies, Ohio University; Roger-Mark De Souza, Director, Population, Environmental Security and Resilience, WWC; Richard Engel, U.S. Air Force (retired), Director, National Intelligence Council's Environment and Natural Resources Program; Alice Hill, White House Senior Advisor, Preparedness and Resilience; Christian Holmes, Deputy Assistant Administrator, U.S. Agency, International Development's Bureau, Economic Growth, Education and Environment; David McKean, Director, Policy Planning, State Department; Andrew Selee, Executive Vice President and Senior Advisor, Mexico Institute; Navy Rear Adm. Jonathan White, Oceanographer and Navigator, Navy, Director, Task Force Climate Change.

INDIA'S NUCLEAR COMMAND AND CONTROL AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR STRATEGIC STABILITY IN SOUTH ASIA. 6/22, 3:30-5:00pm. Sponsor: Atlantic Council. Speaker: Brigadier Arun Sahgal, Director, Forum for Strategic Initiative.

ALLEVIATING POVERTY BY FREEING THE WORLD OF ECONOMIC DISTORTIONS. 6/22, 4:30-6:00pm. Sponsor: Institute of World Politics (IWP). Speaker: Shanker A. Singham, Managing Director, Competitiveness and Enterprise Cities Project at Babson Global.

A NEW TRANSATLANTIC TRADE DEAL: GOOD FOR AMERICA? 6/22, 5:30-7:00pm. Sponsor: McCain Institute. Speakers: Ted Bromund, Senior Research Fellow, Heritage; Jon Decker, White House Correspondent, Fox News; Shaun Donnelly, Vice President, Investment and Financial Services, USCIB; Jim Kolbe, Senior Transatlantic Fellow, German Marshall Fund; Thea Lee, Deputy Chief of Staff, AFL-CIO.

BETWEEN RECOVERY AND DECLINE? OBSERVATIONS OF AN ECONOMIC HISTORIAN ON THE OBAMA YEARS AND BEYOND. 6/22, 6:30-8:30pm. Sponsor: German Historical Institute (GHI). Speaker: Hartmut Berghoff, GHI Washington.

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