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Monday in Washington, October 5, 2015

SINO-U.S. COLLOQUIUM (VIII): BEYOND THE CURRENT DISTRUST. 10/5, 8:30am-5:30pm. Sponsors: The Institute for Communitarian Policy Studies; The China Energy Fund; The Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs; The Institute for Security and Conflict Studies; The Sigur Center for Asian Studies, George Washington University (GWU). Speakers Include : Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for Economics; Kurt Campbell, The Asia Society; Jin Canrong, Professor of International Relations, Renmin University; Amitai Etzioni, Professor, GWU; Patrick Ho, Deputy Chairman, China Energy Fund Committee; Xiaoye Ma, Director, Academy for World Watch; Michael Swaine, Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment; Hugh White, Professor of Strategic Studies, Australian National University; Tuosheng Zhang, Director of the Center of Foreign Policy Studies at the China Foundation for International and Strategic Studies.

TOWARD A “REAGANOV” RUSSIA: ASSESSING TRENDS IN RUSSIAN NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY AFTER PUTIN. 10/5, 10:00-11:30am. Sponsor: Brookings Institution. Speakers: Clifford G. Gaddy, Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy, Center on the United State and Europe; Michael E. O'Hanlon, Co-Director, Center for 21st Century Security Intelligence; Steven Pifer, Director, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative.

RUSSIA'S WAR AGAINST TERROR: THE NORTH CAUCASUS AND BEYOND. 10/5, 11:30am-12:30pm. Sponsor: Kennan Institute, Wilson Center. Speaker: Elena Pokalova, Associate Professor of International Security Studies, National Defense University.

INNOVATION AND DEFENSE INDUSTRIAL BASE. 10/5, 11:30am-1:00pm. Sponsor: The Heritage Foundation. Speakers: John G. McGinn, Principal Deputy Director, Manufacturing and Industrial Base Policy, U.S. Department of Defense; Stephen Rodriguez, Venture Partner, Abundance Partners; Peter Lichtenbaum, Partner, Covington & Burling; Sam Zega, Director, Strategy & Development, Airbus Group.

UNITED STATES AND CHINA: TRENDS IN MILITARY COMPETITION. 10/5, Noon-1:00pm. Sponsor: RAND Corporation. Speaker: Eric Heginbotham, Senior Political Scientist specializing in East Asian Issues, RAND Corporation.

THE FUTURE OF DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC. 10/5, 12:30-1:45pm. Sponsor: SAIS, Johns Hopkins University. Speaker: Haoliang Xu, UN Assistant Secretary-General.

THE WAY FORWARD IN THE UNBALANCED PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN CHINA AND INDIA. 10/5, 12:30-2:00pm. Sponsor: SAIS, Johns Hopkins University. Speaker: Zhong Zhenming, Professor, Tongji University.

GROWTH AND GEOGRAPHY OF MARKETS IN NORTH KOREA: NEW EVIDENCE FROM SATELLITE IMAGERY. 10/5, 12:30-2:00pm. Sponsor: U.S.-Korea Institute, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University. Speaker: Benjamin Katzeff, Silberstein, Non-Resident Fellow, Pacific Forum, CSIS.

DIALOGUE ON TRADE POLICY 2015. 10/5, 1:00-2:30pm. Sponsor: Association of Government Relations Professionals. Speakers: Angela Ellard, Ways and Means Committee Chief Trade Counsel; Jason Kearns, Chief International Trade Counsel, House Ways and Means Committee; Jayme White, Chief Adviser for International Competitiveness and Innovation, Senate Finance Committee; Everett Eissenstat, Chief International Trade Counsel, Senate Finance Committee.

FROM WORDS TO ACTION: DELIVERING INCLUSIVE GROWTH. 10/5, 2:00-3:30pm. Sponsor: Brookings Institution. Speaker: Ernesto Talvi, Director, Brookings Global – CERES Economic and Social Policy in Latin America Initiative. 
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THE ROK-U.S. SUMMIT: A KOREAN PERSPECTIVE ON WHAT THE TWO PRESIDENTS SHOULD DISCUSS. 10/5, 2:00-4:00pm. Sponsor: Korea Economic Institute (KEI). Speakers: Chang-gi Kim, President & Publisher, Chosun Ilbo News Press; Tae-won Ha, Assistant Political Editor, Dong-A Ilbo; Mi-sook Lee, News Editor, World Desk, Mun Hwa Daily News; Chan-soon Nam, Editorial Writer & Political Reporter, Dong-A Ilbo; Kang-duk Lee, Washington Bureau Chief, KBS News. 

FILIPINO SUPREME COURT JUDGE ANTONIO T. CAPRIO. 10/5, 2:00-4:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies CSIS. Speaker: Antonio T. Carpio, Senior Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the Philippines. 


DOOMED TO SUCCEED: THE U.S.-ISRAEL RELATIONSHIP FROM TRUMAN TO OBAMA. 10/5, 3:00-4:40pm. Sponsor: Georgetown University. Speaker: Author Dennis Ross, Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy. 

BOOKMEN AND WAR: LIBRARIES, INTELLIGENCE AND CULTURAL POLICY IN WORLD WAR II. 10/5, 4:00-5:30pm. Sponsor: History and Public Policy Program, Wilson Center. Speaker: Kathy Peiss, Professor of American History, University of Pennsylvania. 

PERSPECTIVES ON U.S.-INDIA RELATIONS. 10/5, 5:00-6:30pm. Sponsors: Sigur Center, George Washington University; Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry. Speakers: Tanvi Madan, Director, India Project and Foreign Policy Fellow, Brookings; Rick Rossow, Senior Fellow and Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies, CSIS; Dan Twining, Senior Fellow, Asia, German Marshall Fund; Baijayant Panda, Member of Parliament, BJD Party, India; Moderator: Jonah Blank, Senior Political Scientist, RAND.


KISSINGER: 1923-1968: THE IDEALIST. 10/5, 7:00pm. Sponsor: Politics and Prose Bookstore. Speaker: Author Niall Ferguson.

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