Sunday, March 6, 2016

Monday in Washington, March 7, 2016

INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS BANKERS ANNUAL WASHINGTON CONFERENCE. 3/7-8. Speakers include: Hon. Nathan Sheets, Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs, who will give the opening keynote address; Hon. Lael Brainard, Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, who will give the keynote luncheon address; Hon. Thomas Curry, Comptroller of the Currency; Hon. Martin Gruenberg, Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; Hon. Timothy Massad, Chairman, Commodity Futures Trading Commission; Alex Brazier, Executive Director for Financial Stability Strategy and Risk, Bank of England. Program. 

THE FY2017 DEFENSE BUDGET AND STRATEGIC OUTLOOK. 3/7, 9:00-11:30am. Sponsor: CSIS International Security Program. Speakers: Mike McCord, Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) and Chief Financial Officer; Jamie Morin, Director, Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation; Robert Scher, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans and Capabilities; Andrew Hunter, Director, Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group; Mark Cancian, Senior Advisor, International Security Program, CSIS; Shawn Brimley, Executive Vice President and Director of Studies, Center for a New American Security; Roger Zakheim, Visiting Fellow, American Enterprise Institute.

U.S.-JAPAN RELATIONS AND SOUTHEAST ASIA: MEETING REGIONAL DEMANDS. 3/7, Noon-1:30pm. Sponsor: East-West Center. Speakers: Tsutomu Kikuchi, Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University; Satu P. Limaye, Director, East-West Center Washington.

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DISCIPLES: THE WORLD WAR II MISSIONS OF THE CIA DIRECTORS WHO FOUGHT FOR WILD BILL DONOVAN. 3/7, Noon-1:00pm. Sponsor: Center for the Book in the Library of Congress. Speaker: Author Douglas Waller.

COLD WAR LEGACIES: LESSONS FROM U.S.-JAPAN MILITARY STRATEGIES IN THE PACIFIC. 3/7, Noon-1:30pm,Washington, DC. Sponsor: Wilson Center. Speakers: Narushige Michishita, Japan Scholar; Peter Swartz, Center for Naval Analyses; David Winkler, Director of Programs, Naval Historical Foundation.

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THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS AND THE IMPERIAL ORDER: CONTEST OR COLLUSION. 3/7, 4:00-5:30pm. Sponsor: National History Center of the American Historical Association and the Wilson Center's History and Public Policy Program. Speaker: Susan Pedersen is Morris Professor of British History at Columbia University, historian of British and international politics, author, The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire.

EUROPE, A PERFECT STORM OF CRISES? 3/7, 3:00pm. Sponsor: Project for the Study of the 21st Century. Speakers: Sir Michael Leigh, Former Director General for E.U. Enlargement, European Commission; Heather Conley, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau for European and Eurasian Affairs; Simona Kordosova Lightfoot, Campaigns Manager, Future Europe Program, Atlantic Council.

A DISCUSSION WITH SAHAR NOWROUZZADEH, NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL DIRECTOR ON IRAN. 3/7, 7:00-9:00pm. Sponsor: George Washington University. Speaker: Sahar Nowrouzzadeh, National Security Council Director on Iran.

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