Sunday, June 19, 2016

Monday in Washington, June 20, 2016

A CONVERSATION WITH MICHAEL FROMAN. 6/20, 8:00-9:00am, Webcast. Sponsor: Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Speakers: Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative; Merit E. Janow, Dean, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University. Members only.

HINDU AMERICA FOUNDATION (HAF) INAUGURAL POLICY CONFERENCE. 6/20, 8:30am-3:30pm, Lunch, Refreshments. Sponsor: Hindu American Foundation (HAF). Speakers: Vanita Gupta, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice; Dr. Bharath Gopalaswamy, Director, South Asia Center, Atlantic Council; Farahnaz Ispahani, Human Rights Advocate, Former Member of the Parliament of Pakistan; Caroline Darmody, Legislative Assistant, Office of Rep. Joe Kennedy (D-MA); Maggie Garrett, Legal Counsel, Americans United for Separation of Church & State; Michael Lieberman, Esq., Washington Counsel, Anti-Defamation League; Paul Monteiro, Director, Community Relations Service, U.S. Department of Justice; Moderators: Samir Kalra, Esq., Senior Director, Human Rights Fellow, HAF; Suhag Shukla, Esq., Executive Director, Legal Counsel, HAF.

TERRORISM, WOMEN, ANDVIOLENT EXTREMISM: POLICIES AND PROGRAMMING. 6/20, 9:30-11:30am, Breakfast. Sponsor: Women in International Security (WIIS). Speakers: Ambassador Claudia Fritsche, Embassy of Liechtenstein in Washington, DC; Susan Markham, Senior Coordinator for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, USAID; Trisha Ripley, Senior CVE Officer, National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC); Irfan Saeed, Director for Countering Violent Extremism, U.S. Department of State; Vera Zakem, Research Scientist and Director of Global Development, CNA; Moderator: Jeannette Gaudry Haynie, Senior Fellow, WIIS. By invitation only.

NATIONAL SECURITY INHERITANCE: SETTING THE NEXT PRESIDENT'S AGENDA. 6/20, 9:30am-5:30pm. Sponsor: Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Speakers include: Vice President Joseph R. Biden; Ashton Carter, U.S. Secretary of Defense; Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the U.S. Air Force; Admiral John Richardson, Chief Of Naval Operations; Hon. Michèle Flournoy, Co-Founder, CEO, CNAS; Senator Jack Reed (D-RI); Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC); Richard Fontaine, President, CNAS; David Ignatius, Columnist, Washington Post; Karen Deyoung, Associate Editor, Washington Post; Fred Hiatt, Editorial Page Editor, Washington Post; Jerry Hendrix, Defense Strategies and Assessments Program Director, CNAS.

THE SOUTH CHINA SEA ARBITRATION: ANTICIPATING THE NEXT MOVES AND COUNTERMOVES. 6/20, 10:00am-Noon. Sponsor: Asia Program, CSIS. Speakers: Gregory B. Poling, Director, Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative and Fellow, Southeast Asia Program, CSIS; Ernest Z. Bower, Non-Resident Senior Advisor and Chair, Southeast Asia Program Advisory Board, CSIS; Amy Searight, Senior Advisor and Director, Southeast Asia Program, CSIS; Andrew Shearer, Senior Advisor on Asia Pacific Security, CSIS; Moderator: Michael J. Green, Senior Vice President for Asia and Japan Chair, CSIS.

SYMPOSIUM ON ENDING TOO BIG TO FAIL. 6/20, 10:30am-1:30pm, Webcast. Sponsor: Peterson Institute (PIIE). Speakers: William R. Cline, Senior Fellow, PIIE; Giovanni Dell'Ariccia, Deputy Director, Research Department, IMF; Douglas Elliott, Partner, Finance and Risk and Public Policy Practices, Oliver Wyman; Neel Kashkari, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis; Bertrand Badré, Former Group Chief Financial Officer, Société Générale, Crédit Agricole; Adam S. Posen, President, PIIE; Moderator: Ron J. Feldman, Executive Vice President, Senior Policy Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. By invitation only.

CELEBRATING WOMEN LEADERS:COMBATING TERRORISM, REGIONAL CONFLICTS, AND MIGRATION CHALLENGES IN THE MIDDLEEAST AND AFRICA. 6/20, Noon, Lunch. Sponsor: Women’s Foreign Policy Group. Speakers: Ambassador Anne W. Patterson, Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs; Anne C. Richard, Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (Tentative); Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of African Affairs; Moderator: Karen DeYoung, Associate Editor, Senior National Security Correspondent, Washington Post. Fee.

6/20, 12:30-1:30pm, Webcast. Sponsor: Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Speaker: Jason Furman, Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers; Moderator: David M. Rubenstein, Cofounder, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Carlyle Group, Vice Chairman, CFR. Members only.

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U.S. STRATEGIC CHALLENGES IN A POST-OBAMA WORLD: A CONVERSATION WITH SENATOR TOM COTTON. 6/20, 1:00-2:00pm, Webcast. Sponsor: Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Speaker: Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR); Moderator: Ayman Mohyeldin, Anchor, MSNBC, Foreign Correspondent, NBC News. Members only.

TRANSATLANTIC PERSPECTIVES ON RELIGION AND FOREIGN POLICY. 6/20, 2:00-3:30pm. Sponsors: Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, GTU; Cambridge Institute on Religion & International Studies, University of Cambridge's Clare College. Speakers: Merete Bilde, Policy Advisor, European External Action Service, European Union; Christian Heldt, Deputy Head Of Mission, German Embassy to the Holy See in Rome; Jean-Christophe Peaucelle, Adviser, Religious Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France; Moderator: Timothy Shah, Associate Director, Religious Freedom Project, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Associate Professor, Practice of Religion and Global Politics, Government Department, Georgetown University.

ROLE OF INTELLIGENCE IN AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY. 6/20, 4:00-5:30pm. Sponsor: Institute of World Politics. Speaker: John Sano, Former Deputy Director, National Clandestine Service, CIA.

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UN RESOLUTION 1325 IN PEACEKEEPING: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES. 6/20, 4:30-5:30pm. Sponsor: Elliott School, GW. Speakers: Donald Daniel, Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University; Chantal de Jonge Oudraat, President, Women in International Security; Moderator: Aisling Swaine, Associate Professor, Elliott School, GWU.

DOUGLAS MACARTHUR: AMERICAN WARRIOR. 6/20, 5:30-7:30pm. Sponsor: Hudson. Speakers: Author Arthur Herman, Senior Fellow, Hudson; Christopher DeMuth, Distinguished Fellow, Hudson, Former President, AEI.

STUDY IN CHINA: SCHWARZMAN SCHOLARSHIP INFO SESSION. 6/20, 6:00-7:30pm. Sponsor: US-Asia Institute. Speaker: Robert Garris, Global Director of Admissions, Schwarzman Scholars.

STATE CAPITALISM: HOW THE RETURN OF STATISM IS TRANSFORMING THE WORLD. 6/20, 6:00-7:00pm, Webcast. Sponsor: Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Speaker: Author Joshua Kurlantzick, Senior Fellow for Southeast Asia, CFR; Moderator: Richard N. Haass, President, CFR. Members only.

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