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THE IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL IS A WIN FOR NUCLEAR NONPROLIFERATION AND SECURITY. 9/8, 9:00-Noon. [Will break to hear Senator Reid at 10:00am] Sponsor: Arms Control Association (ACA). Speakers: Colin Kahl, Deputy Assistant to the President, National Security Advisor to the Vice President; Ellie Geranmayeh, Policy Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations; George Perkovich, Vice President for Studies, Carnegie; Kelsey Davenport, Director for Nonproliferation Policy, ACA; Moderator: Daryl G. Kimball, Executive Director, ACA.
US SENATOR HARRY REID ON THE IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL. 9/8, 10:00-11:00AM, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Carnegie Endowment. Speakers: Senator Harry Reid (D-NV), Democratic leader in the Senate since 2005; Introduction: Howard Berman, former U.S. representative from California’s 28th congressional district from 1983 to 2013; Moderator: George Perkovich, vice president for studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
XI JINPING IN WASHINGTON: THE TAIWAN FACTOR. 9/8, 11:00am-12:15pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Hudson Institute. Speakers: Parris Chang, President, Taiwan Institute for Political, Economic and Strategic Studies (TIPESS); Ian Easton, Research Fellow, Project 2049 Institute; Seth Cropsey, Senior Fellow, Director, Center for American Seapower, Hudson; Moderator: Michael Pillsbury, Senior Fellow & Director for Chinese Strategy, Hudson.
A COMPREHENSIVE LOOK AT PATENT REFORM IN THE 114TH CONGRESS. 9/8, Noon-1:00pm. Sponsor: AEI. Speakers: Mike Godwin, Director, Innovation Policy and General Counsel, R Street Institute; Paul Hastings, Chairman, CEO, OncoMed Pharmaceuticals; Phil Johnson, Senior Vice of Intellectual Property Policy and Strategy, Johnson & Johnson; Matthew Levy, Patent, Counsel, Computer and Communications Industry Association; Michael Rosen, Visiting Fellow, Center for Internet, Communication, and Technology Policy, AEI, Intellectual Property Attorney, Fish and Richardson; Laurie Self, Vice President, Qualcomm; Robert Taylor, Founder, Owner, RPT Strategies and National Venture Capital Association.
FACING AN EAST ASIA OF DEMOGRAPHIC MATURATION, LESSONS OF ABENOMICS. 9/8, Noon-2:00pm, Lunch, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Japan Commerce Association of Washington DC (JCAW). Speaker: Motani Kosuke, Chief Senior Economist, Japan Research Institute, Special Advisor, Regional Planning Department, Development Bank of Japan. Fee for Non-JCAW Members. In Japanese.
THE IRAN NUCLEAR AGREEMENT: NOW OR NEVER? 9/8, 1:00-3:00pm. Sponsor: International Crisis Group and the Ploughshares Fund. Speakers: Samuel Berger, former National Security Advisor; Thomas Pickering, former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs; Joseph Cirincione, Ploughshares Fund; and Ali Vaez, International Crisis Group, Location: 236 Russell Senate Office Building,