MEETING THE CHALLENGES OF GLOBAL POLIO ERADICATION. 9/28, 8:30am-2:30pm, Lunch. Sponsor: Global Health Policy Center, CSIS. Speakers: J. Stephen Morrison, Senior Vice President and Director, Global Health Policy Center, CSIS; Dr. Thomas Frieden, Director, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Sir Liam Donaldson, Chairman, Independent Monitoring Board of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative; Steve Cochi, Senior Advisor, Global Immunization Division, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Andrew Etsano, Incident Manager, National Polio Emergency Operations Center, Nigeria Nata Menabde, Executive Director, WHO office at UN; Moderator: Nellie Bristol, Senior Fellow, Global Health Policy Center, CSIS; Michel Zaffran, Coordinator, Expanded Program on Immunization, WHO; Jon Andrus, Executive Vice President, Sabin Vaccine Institute; Stephen Sosler, Immunization Technical Advisor, Gavi, Vaccine Alliance; Moderator: Heidi Larson, Senior Lecturer, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; Muhammad Pate, former Nigerian Minister of State for Health; Elias Durry, Senior Emergency Advisor on Polio for EMRO, WHO; Hamid Jafari, Director, Polio Operations and Research, WHO.
NEW FRONTIERS IN SCIENCE DIPLOMACY – OPPORTUNITIES FOR U.S.-E.U. COOPERATION. 9/28, 8:30am-6:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsors: SAIS, Johns Hopkins University; BILAT USA 2.0. Speakers: TBA.
HISTORY AND SECURITY: PRIME MINISTER ABE'S 70TH ANNIVERSARY STATEMENT AND JAPAN'S GLOBAL ROLE. 9/28, Noon-2:00pm, Lunch. Sponsor: Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA (SPFUSA). Speakers: Shinichi Kitaoka, President, International University of Japan; Kenneth Pyle, Henry M. Jackson Professor of History, Asian Studies Professor, University of Washington.
IRAQ, TURKEY, AND THE U.S.: STRENGTHENING THE ANTI-ISIS COALITION. 9/28, 12:30-2:00pm, Lunch. Sponsor: Middle East Institute. Speakers: Anthony Cordesman, Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy, Center for Strategic & International Studies; Bilgay Duman, Researcher, Middle East Strategic Research Center (ORSAM); Saban Kardas, Associate Professor of International Relations, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara; Hicran Kazanci, Coordinator and Turkey Representative, Iraqi Turkmen Front; Gonul Tol (Moderator) Founding Director, Middle East Institute Center for Turkish Studies.
KOREA AND THE TPP: THE INEVITABLE PARTNERSHIP. 9/28, 12:15-1:30pm. Sponsor: Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE). Speakers: Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Il Houng Lee, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy.
CHALLENGES AND VOICES FOR ASIA’S FUTURE. 9/28, 2:15-5:00pm. Sponsor: Asia Foundation. Speakers: 2015 class of Asia Foundation Development Fellows from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, South Korea, and Thailand.
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HARD POWER: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR A STRONGER U.S. MILITARY. 9/28, 3:30-5:00pm. Sponsor: The Pew Charitable Trusts. Speakers: John Conger, Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy, Installations and Environment; Dennis V. McGinn, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations and Environment; Miranda A.A. Ballentine, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Energy; Richard G. Kidd IV, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Energy and Sustainability; John Warner, Senior Adviser to the Pew Project on National Security, Energy and Climate.
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BOOK TALK: 1944: FDR AND THE YEAR THAT CHANGED HISTORY. 9/28, 7:00pm. Sponsor: Politics and Prose Bookstore. Speaker: Jay Winik, Author.
MONDAY IN NEW YORK
Non-DC Events: With the Japanese government's Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) sponsorship of the daily Foreign Policy Situation Report, more Washingtonians are becoming aware of this Japanese governmental information gathering and dissemination organization.
INVEST JAPAN SEMINAR 2015 IN NEW YORK. 9/28, 9:00-11:00am, Lunch, New York. Sponsor: Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). Speakers: Toshiyuki Yokota, President, JETRO New York; Jamie Dimon, Chariman, President & CEO of JP Morgan Chase & Co.; Eikei Suzuki, Governor of Mie Prefecture; Douglas Beck, Vice President of Sales for North America, Japan, and Northeast Asia, Apple Inc.; Fumiko Hayashi, Mayor of Yokohama City; Eran Westman, CEO of Vidyo, Inc.
This October, the UN will focus on a new development agenda and a report on the 15-year evaluation of the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security—the first resolution to link women’s experiences of conflict to the international peace and security agenda, by lead author Radhika Coomaraswamy.
CENTRAL OR SIDELINED? EXAMINING HOW GIRLS FARED IN THE 2030 AGENDA. 9/28, 10:00-11:30am, New York. Sponsor: International Center for Research on Women (ICRW). Speakers: Ashley Judd, Actor, Activist and Author; Kate Gilmore, Deputy Executive Director, UNFPA; Cathy Russell, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large, Global Women's Issues; Ravi Verna, Executive Director, ICRW Asia Regional Office.