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Monday in Washington October 19, 2015


PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE USAGE OF THE OCEANS – SECURITY, COLLABORATION AND DEVELOPMENT. 10/19, 8:15am-Noon Sponsors: SAIS, Johns Hopkins University; Foreign Policy Institute. Speakers: Sally Yozell, Senior Advisor, Office of the Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment, U.S. Department of State; Anne Merwin, Director, Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning, Ocean Conservancy; Johnna Polsenberg, Director, Ocean Health Index, Conservation Intl.; W. David Sohier, Deputy Director Office of Oceans and Polar Affairs, Department of State; James Borton, former correspondent for The Washington Times; Wallace Gregson Jr., Senior Director, China and the Pacific, Center for the National Interest; John McManus, Professor of Marine Biology and Ecology, University of Miami; Hayday H. Al Sahtout, Director, Arabian Shrimp Co.; Magued El Sayed, First Secretary, Embassy of Egypt; Ben Zaitchik, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Studies, Johns Hopkins University; Jorge Duran, Chief of the Secretariat, Inter-American Committee on Ports; Carmen Revenga, Director, Global Fisheries, The Nature Conservancy.

THE MORALITY OF NUCLEAR DETERRENCE. 10/19, 12:30-2:00pm. Sponsor: Stimson Center. Speakers: George Perkovich, Vice President for Studies, Carnegie; Michael Krepon, Co-founder and Senior Associate, Stimson Center; Thomas Moore, Independent Consultant; Elbridge Colby, Robert M. Gates Senior Fellow, Center for a New American Security; Drew Christiansen, Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Global Development, Georgetown University; Moderator: James M. Acton, Co-Director, Nuclear Policy Program, Carnegie.

THE GROWTH OF ISIS AND THE DETERIORATION OF WOMEN’S RIGHTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST. 10/19, 1:00pm, Lunch Sponsor: Women’s Foreign Policy Group (WFPG). Speaker: Haleh Esfandiari, Wilson Center; Moderator: Tara Sonenshine, GWU, Fee.

CHARTING JAPAN’S ARCTIC STRATEGY. 10/19, 1:00-3:00pm. Sponsor: CNEAPS, Brookings. Speakers: Kazuko Shiraishi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan in charge of Arctic Affairs; Heather Conley, Senior Vice President for Europe, Eurasia, and the Arctic, Director, Europe Program, CSIS; Taisaku Ikeshima, Professor, School of International Liberal Studies, Waseda University; Aki Tonami, Researcher, Nordic Institute of Asian Studies.

PIRACY, FISHING AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING: A TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY CHALLENGE. 10/19, 2:00-3:00pm. Sponsor: CSIS’s Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies. Speaker: Erika Techera, Dean of Law, University of Western Australia.

A PROGRESS REPORT ON PAKISTAN’S INTERNAL SECURITY. 10/19, 2:00-3:30pm. Sponsor: Atlantic Council. Speakers: Ikram Sehgal, Defense Analyst and Chairman, Pathfinder Group Pakistan; Shuja Nawaz, Fellow, South Asia Center, Atlantic Council.

THE U.S.-SOUTH KOREA SUMMIT SCORECARD AND FUTURE ALLIANCE. 10/19, 2:00-4:30pm. Sponsor: Carnegie. Speakers: Katharine Moon, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; Yang Chang-seok, Auditor, Kaesong Industrial District Foundation; Bruce Klinger, Senior Research Fellow, Heritage; Troy Stangarone, Senior Director, Congressional Affairs and Trade, KEI; Kim Won-kyong, Executive VP, Samsung Electronics North America; Park Jin-ho, Chief of Staff to Secretary General Hwang Jin-ha, Saenuri Party; Leif-Eric Easley, Assistant Professor, Ewha University; Moderator: Duyeon Kim, non-resident Associate, Carnegie; Katy Oh Hassig, Senior Staff Member, Institute for Defense Analysis.

EURASIA’S EMERGING CONTINENTALISM: REGIONAL AND GLOBAL IMPLICATIONS. 10/19, 2:15-6:15pm. Sponsor: Reischauser Center for East Asian Studies, SAIS Johns Hopkins University. Speakers: Tsedendamba Batbayar, Mongolian Ambassador to Cuba; Sukhee Battulga, National University of Mongolia; Jae-Seung Lee, Korea University.

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AMERICA'S SECURITY DEFICIT: ADDRESSING THE IMBALANCE BETWEEN STRATEGY AND RESOURCES IN A TURBULENT WORLD. 10/19, 3:00-5:00pm. Sponsor: RAND. Speakers: David Ochmanek, Senior Intelligence and Defense Analyst, RAND, Former Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Development, Office of the Secretary of Defense; Andrew Hoehn, Senior Vice President of Research and Analysis, RAND, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy; Seth Jones, Director of the International Security and Defense Policy Center, RAND.

RESTLESS EMPIRE: CHINA AND THE WORLD SINCE 1750. 10/19, 4:00-5:30pm. Sponsor: Wilson Center. Speaker: author Odd Arne Westad, ST Lee Professor of US-Asia Relations, Harvard University.


PRINCIPLES AND POWER: THE FUTURE OF U.S. STRATEGY TOWARDS CHINA. 10/19, 4:30pm. Sponsor: Institute of World Politics (IWP). Speakers: James Anderson, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Marine Corps University; Frank Marlo, Associate Professor of Strategic Studies, Marine Corps Command and Staff College.
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PREDICTING THE FUTURE: A LECTURE BY PHILIP TETLOCK. 10/19, 5:30-7:00pm, Reception. Sponsor: AEI. Speaker: Philip Tetlock, Annenberg University Professor, University of Pennsylvania; Moderator: Karlyn Bowman, Senior Fellow and Research Coordinator, AEI.

OBAMA AND PUTIN: BATTLEFIELD SYRIA. 10/19, 6:00pm, Reception. Sponsor: Women’s Foreign Policy Group. Speakers: Karen DeYoung, Senior National Security Correspondent, The Washington Post; Steven Lee Myers, Correspondent, The New York Times; Elisabeth Bumiller, Washington Bureau Chief, The New York Times, fee.

CARTOONS FOR VICTORY. 10/19, 6:30pm. Sponsor: Politics and Prose Bookstore. Speaker: Author Warren Bernard, Executive Director of Small Press Expo.

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