6th ANNUAL GLOBAL SECURITY FORUM. 11/16, 8:00am-3:30pm. Sponsor: CSIS. Speakers: John O. Brennan, Director, CIA; Thomas Pickering, Former Ambassador to UN, Russian Federation, India, Israel, and Jordan; Michael Vickers, Former Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence; Michael Green, Senior Vice President for Asia and Japan Chair, CSIS, Christopher Johnson, Senior Adviser, Freeman Chair in China Studies, CSIS; Kathleen Hicks, Senior Vice President, Henry A. Kissinger Chair, Director, International Security Program (ISP), CSIS; Denis Bovin, Senior Advisor, Evercore Partners; William Lynn, CEO, Finmeccanica North America and DRS Technologies, Vago Muradian, Editor, Defense News; Eric Schwartz, Dean, Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota; Tina Jonas, Former Undersecretary of Defense, Senior Adviser, ISP, CSIS; Steve Kosiak, Former Associate Director for Defense and International Affairs, Office of Management and Budget; Charlene Barshefsky, Former U.S. Trade Representative, Senior International Partner, WilmerHale; Scott Miller, Senior Adviser, Scholl Chair in International Business, CSIS; Michael Cohen, Head of Energy Commodities Research, Barclays; Michelle Patron, Former Senior Director for Energy and Climate, NSC; Adam Sieminski, Administrator, U.S. Energy Information Administration; Michael Wittner, Managing Director, Global Head, Oil Market Research, Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking; Jason Cone, Executive Director, Médecins Sans Frontières, USA; Rebecca Hersman, Director, Project on Nuclear Issues, Senior Adviser, ISP, CSIS; Robert Mardini, Regional Director for Middle East, Red Cross; Derek Chollet, Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, Counselor, Senior Advisor, Security and Defense Policy, German Marshall Fund; Paula Dobriansky, Former Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs, Senior Fellow, Belfer Center, Harvard University; Mackenzie Eaglen, Resident Fellow, AEI; Daniel Kurtz-Phelan, Fellow, ISP, New America; Henry Kissinger, Former Secretary of State and NSA; John Hamre, President and CEO, CSIS; Moderators: Olga Oliker, Senior Adviser, Director, Russia and Eurasia Program, CSIS; Andrew Hunter, Director, Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group, Senior Fellow, ISP, CSIS; Todd Harrison, Director, Defense Budget Analysis, Senior Fellow, ISP, CSIS; Ernie Bower, Senior Adviser, Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asian Studies, CSIS; Sarah Ladislaw, Director, Energy and National Security Program, CSIS; Frank Verrastro, Senior Vice President, James R. Schlesinger Chair for Energy & Geopolitics, CSIS; Steve Morrison, Senior Vice President, Director, Global Health Policy Center, CSIS.
U.S.-CHINA ENERGY COOPERATION: RISKS, OPPORTUNITIES, AND SOLUTIONS. 11/16, 9:00am-5:15pm, Lunch, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Hudson Institue. Speakers: Yossie Hollander, Co-Founder, Fuel Freedom Foundation; Michael Pillsbury, Senior Fellow and Director for Chinese Strategy, Hudson; Liu Qiang, Secretary-General, Global Forum on Energy Security; Fuqiang Yang, Senior Advisor on Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Natural Resources Defense Council’s China Program; Damien Ma, Fellow, Paulsen Institute; Gal Luft, Co-Director, Institute for Analysis of Global Security; J.J. Fletcher, Director, U.S.-China Energy Center & Natural Resource Analysis Center, West Virginia University; Anne Korin, Co-Director, Institute for Analysis of Global Security; David Sandalow, Inaugural Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University; Jeremy Carl, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution; Arthur Herman, Senior Fellow, Hudson.
PROSPECTS FOR JAPAN-RUSSIA RELATIONS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR THE US-JAPAN ALLIANCE. 11/16, 9:15am-5:30pm. Sponsors: Sasakawa USA, Carnegie. Speakers: Dennis Blair, Chairman, CEO, Sasakawa USA; Douglas H. Paal, Vice President, Carnegie; Kazuhiko Togo, Director, Institute for World Affairs, Kyoto Sangyo University; Alexander Nikolaevich Panov, Professor, Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MSIIR); Yasuhiro Izumikawa, Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University; Vasili Kashin, Senior Analyst, Center for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies; Georgy Toloraya, Director, Asia Strategy Center, Institute of Economics, Russian Academy of Sciences; Eugene Rumer, Director, Senior Associate, Russia and Eurasia Program, Carnegie; Edward Chow, Senior Fellow, Energy and National Security Program, CSIS; Alexander Gabuev, Senior Associate, Chair, Russia in the Asia-Pacific Program, Carnegie Moscow Center; Irina Timonina, Professor, Institute of Business Studies, Moscow; Taisuke Abiru, Research Fellow, Tokyo Foundation; Frank Jannuzi, President, CEO, Mansfield Foundation; Narushige Michishita, Director, Security and International Studies Program, Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies; Dmitry Streltsov, Director of Japan Studies, MSSIR; Moderators: Jeffrey Hornung, Fellow, Security and Foreign Affairs Program, Sasakawa USA; Daniel Bob, Senior Fellow, Sasakawa USA; James L. Schoff, Senior Associate, Asia Program, Carnegie.
EUROPE'S ORPHAN: THE FUTURE OF THE EURO AND THE POLITICS OF DEBT. 11/16, 12:30-2:00pm. Sponsor: SAIS, Johns Hopkins University. Speaker: Martin Sandbu, Economics Leader Writer, Financial Times.
WHAT'S WRONG WITH THE DEBATE OVER AMERICAN GRAND STRATEGY? 11/16, 4:30pm. Sponsor: Institute of World Politics (IWP). Speaker: Carnes Lord, Professor of Strategic Leadership, Naval War College and director of the Naval War College Press and editor of the Naval War College Review.
POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC TRENDS IN KAZAKHSTAN: RISKS, THREATS, AND PROSPECTS. 11/16, 4:30-6:00pm. Sponsor: Central Asia Program (CAP), GWU. Speaker: Dossym Satpaev, Kazakhstani Analyst.
A WORLD IN CRISIS: HOW CAN SMART POWER MAKE A DIFFERENCE? 11/16, 5:00-6:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: British Council. Speaker: Ciarán Devane, Chief Executive, British Council.
KOREA CLUB WITH DR. CHANIL AN: NORTH KOREA AND NORTH KOREAN HUMAN RIGHTS AFTER THE SEVENTH WORKERS’ PARTY CONGRESS. 11/16, 6:30-9:00pm, Dinner, Vienna, Virginia. Sponsor: Korea Economic Institute. Speaker: Dr. Chanil An, President, North Korea Research Center.
POLICY BY OTHER MEANS: A REVIEW OF DOD’S LAW OF WAR MANUAL. 11/16, 7:00pm, Dinner, Arlington, VA. Sponsor: National Security Law Journal. Speakers: Matthew McCormack, Associate General Counsel, U.S. Department of Defense; Dr. Nicholas Rostow, Research Professor, National Defense University; Tom Bowman, Pentagon Reporter, National Public Radio.