Sunday, August 2, 2015

Monday in Washington, August 3, 2015

House of Representatives on recess until September 8
Senate still in session, in recess at the end of the week

ARE THERE STRUCTURAL ISSUES IN US BOND MARKETS? 8/3, 9:00am-Noon. Sponsor: Brookings Institution. Speakers: Jerome Powell, Federal Reserve Governor; Antonio Weiss, Counselor to the Treasury Secretary; Douglas Elliott, Fellow in Economic Studies at Brookings.

IRAN DEAL VERIFICATION PROBLEMS. 8/3, 10:30am. Sponsor: National Press Club Newsmaker Program. Speakers: Olli Heinonen, Senior Fellow in International Affairs, Harvard University; Kirk Lippold, former Commander of the USS Cole; Alireza Jafarzadeh, Deputy Director of the US Office of the National Council of Resistance of Iran.

CYBER-ENABLED ECONOMIC WARFARE: AN EVOLVING CHALLENGE. 8/3, 11:30am-2:00pm. Sponsor: Hudson Institute. Speakers: Former Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich; Steven Chabinsky, General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer at CrowdStrike; Michael Hsieh, Program Manager at Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency; Mark Dubowitz, Executive Director of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies; Mark Tucker, CEO of Temporal Defense Systems; Samantha Ravich, Board of Advisers Member at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies; Juan Zarate, Senior Counsel in the Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.

ASSESSING US NATURAL GAS EXPORTS. 8/3, Noon-1:30pm. Sponsor: United States Energy Association (USEA). Speaker: Tim Boersma, Fellow and Acting Director of the Energy Security and Climate Initiative at Brookings.

THE INTERNATIONAL CONSULTATION PROCESS ON THE NEW SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL INDICATORS. 8/3, Noon-1:00pm. Sponsor: Society for International Development (SIDW). Speaker: Cynthia Clapp-Wincek, former Director of the Office of Learning, Evaluation and Research at USAID.

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