Saturday, November 7, 2015

Monday in Washington, November 9, 2015

PRESIDENT OBAMA AT G20, APEC AND ASEAN SUMMITS. 11/9, 8:30-9:30am. Sponsor: CSIS. Speakers: Heather Conley, Senior Vice President for Europe, Eurasia and the Arctic, CSIS; Michael Green, Senior Vice President for Asia, CSIS; Matthew Goodman, Senior Adviser for Asian Economics, CSIS; Ernest Bower, Senior Adviser for Southeast Asia Studies, CSIS.

IMF AFRICA REGIONAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK. 11/9, 8:45am-12:30pm. Sponsor: Institute for International Economic Policy (IIEP), GWU. Speakers: Stephen C. Smith, IIEP Director; Celine Allard, IMF Lead Author; Amb. Reuben Brigety, Dean, Elliott School, GWU; Bhaswar Mukhopadhyay, IMF; Fariha Kamal, U.S. Census Bureau; Danny Leipzeiger, GWU; Dalia Hakura, IMF; James Foster, GWU.

TELECONFERENCE: THE CHINA-TAIWAN SUMMIT: HAS ANYTHING REALLY CHANGED? 11/9, 9:30-10:30am. Sponsor: Wilson Center. Speakers: Yeh-Chung Lu, Associate Professor of Diplomacy, National Cheng-chi University; Amb. J. Stapleton Roy, Distinguished Scholar, Wilson Center; Ming Wan, Professor of Policy, George Mason University.

WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO HELP THE WORLD’S POOREST AND MOST VULNERABLE? 11/9, 10:00-11:30am. Sponsor: Center for Global Development (CGD). Speakers: Owen Barder, Director of CGD Europe and Senior Fellow, CGD; Jodi Nelson, Senior Vice President, Policy and Practice, International Rescue Committee; Sarah Bailey, Research Associate, Overseas Development Institute; Satwik Seshasai, Vice President of Engineering, Segovia; Moderator: Rajesh Mirchandani, Senior Director for Communications and Policy Outreach, CGD.

U.S. FED INTEREST RATE NORMALIZATION: THE IMPACT ON KOREA, THE U.S., AND THE GLOBAL ECONOMY. 11/9, Noon-1:30pm, Lunch. Sponsor: Korea Economic Institue (KEIA). Speakers: Thomas Byrne, President, Korea Society; Ayhan Kose, Director, Development Prospects Group, World Bank Group; Alex Pollack, Resident Fellow, AEI. Moderator: Donald Manzullo, President, CEO, KEI of America, Former member, House Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises.

SECURITY CHALLENGES IN EAST ASIA. 11/9, 2:30-4:00pm. Sponsor: Wilson Center. Speakers: J. Stapleton Roy, Distinguished Scholar, Kissinger Institute, Wilson Center; Gerald Curtis, Burgess Professor of Political Science, Columbia University; Evans Revere, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Center for East Asia Policy Studies, Brookings; Rear Admiral Michael McDevitt, Senior Fellow, Center for Naval Analyses; Moderator: Donald Zagoria, Senior Vice President, National Committee on American Foreign Policy.

AFGHANISTAN IN 2015: RIPENING INVESTMENT OR REGRESSIVE TURNS? 11/9, 3:30-5:00pm. Sponsor: Carnegie. Speaker: Mohammad Umer Daudzai, Former Minister for Interior Affairs, Afghanistan, Former Chief of Staff to President of Afghanistan; Moderator: Ashley J. Tellis, Senior Associate, Carnegie.

THE STRATEGIC LESSONS OF THE CAMPAIGNS IN AFGHANISTAN AND IRAQ. 11/9, 4:30pm. Sponsor: Institute of World Politics. Speaker: Joseph J. Collins, Director, Center for Complex Operations, National Defense University, Author of Lessons Encountered: Learning from the Long War.

BEHIND THE SWOOSH: SWEATSHOPS JUSTICE. 11/9, 7:00pm-8:30pm. Sponsor: Georgetown University. Speaker: Jim Keady, Director of Educating for Justice Inc.

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