Sunday, June 5, 2016

Monday in Washington, June 6, 2016

GLOBAL NUCLEAR CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS FOR THE NEXT U.S. PRESIDENT: ACA ANNUAL MEETING. 6/6, 9:00am-2:30pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Arms Control Association (ACA). Speakers include: Benjamin Rhodes, Deputy National Security Advisor to the President; Setsuko Thurlow, Hiroshima Survivor, Anti-Nuclear Activist; Ambassador Susan Burk, head of U.S. delegation to the 2010 NPT Review Conference; Toby Dalton, Co-director of the Carnegie Endowment Nuclear Policy Program; Zia Mian, Director of the Project on Peace and Security in South Asia at the Program on Science and Global Security, Princeton University; Joel Wit, Visiting Scholar at the U.S.-Korea Institute at SAIS; Hans Kristensen, Director of the Nuclear Information Project at the Federation of American Scientists;  Andrew Weber, former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense Programs; Amy Woolf, Specialist in Nuclear Weapons Policy at the Congressional Research Service; and Mark F. Cancian, Senior Advisor with the International Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Location: Carnegie Endowment, 1779 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Root Room. Contact:

NEGATIVE INTEREST RATES: LESSONS LEARNED...SO FAR. 6/6, 9:30am-3:15pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Brookings Institution. Speaker: Seth Carpenter, Head of U.S. Research, Rokos Capital Management LLP. Location: Brookings, 1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Falk Auditorium. Contact:

U.S.-INDIA ECONOMIC TIES AND THE FINAL MODI-OBAMA SUMMIT. 6/6, 10:00-11:30am, Washington, DC. Sponsors: Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies, CSIS; Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). Speakers: Naushad Forbes, President, CII, Co-Chairman, Forbes Marshall; Shobana Kamineni, Designated, CII, Executive Vice-Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited; Chandrajit Banerjee, Director General, CII; Moderator: Richard M. Rossow, Senior Follow, Wasdhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies. Location: CSIS, 1616 Rhode Island Ave., NW, 1st Floor Conference Center. Contact:

OPERATION PROVIDE COMFORT: LESSONS LEARNED FOR TODAY’S CRISES. 6/6, 1:45-3:15pm, Lunch, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Middle East Institute. Speakers: Sarhang Hamasaeed, Senior Program Officer, Middle East & Africa, U.S. Institute for Peace; James Jeffrey, Philip Solondz Distinguished Fellow, Washington Institute for Near East Policy; Denise Natali, Distinguished Research Fellow, National Defense University; Moderator: Paul Salem, Vice President for Policy and Research, Middle East Institute. Location: National Press Club, 529 14th St., NW, 13th floor. Contact:

THE EVOLUTION OF THE NUCLEAR ORDER: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE: REPORT RELEASE. 6/6, 3:00-5:00, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Nuclear Policy Program, Carnegie. Speakers: Debak Das is pursuing his PhD in political science in Cornell University’s Department of Government; Mariana Nascimento Plum is a research coordinator at the Brazilian Army Strategic Studies Center; Tong Zhao is an associate in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy in Beijing; Adam M. Scheinman, special representative of the president for Nuclear Nonproliferation in the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation at the U.S. Department of State; Dalton, co-director of the Nuclear Policy Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Togzhan Kassenova, Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Location: Carnegie Endowment, 1779 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Root Room. Contact:

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