Saturday, July 9, 2016

Monday in Washington, July 11, 2016

A WINDOW INTO INDIA'S INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT: ADISCUSSION WITH MINISTER NITIN GADKARI7/11, 10:00-11:00am. Sponsor: South Asia Center, Atlantic Council. Speakers: Barry Pavel, Vice President, Arnold Kanter Chair, Director, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, Atlantic Council; Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, Government of India; Moderator: Dr. Bharath Gopalaswamy, Director, South Asia Center, Atlantic Council.

THE END OF WHITE CHRISTIAN AMERICA. 7/11, 10:00-11:30am. Sponsor: Brookings. Speakers: Author Robert P. Jones, CEO, Public Religion Research Institute; E.J. Dionne, Jr., Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, W. Averell Harriman Chair, Brookings; William A. Galston, Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, Ezra K. Zilkha Chair in Governance Studies, Brookings.

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WORTH DEFERRING: A SINO-JAPANESE PLUTONIUM PRODUCTION RACE. 7/11, 11:30am-1:15pm. Sponsors: Foreign Policy Initiative; Arms Control Association. Speakers: Gordon Oehler, Former Director, Nonproliferation Center, CIA; Henry Sokolski, Executive Director, Nonproliferation Policy Education Center; Mark Holt, Specialist in Energy Policy, Congressional Research Service; Moderator: Kingston Reif, Director for Disarmament and Threat Reduction Policy, Arms Control Association.

HOW TO DEFEAT TERRORISM IN IRAQ. 7/11, 1:00-2:30pm. Sponsor: Institute of World Politics (IWP). Speaker: Sheikh Jamal al-Dhari, President, Co-Founder, Peace Ambassadors for Iraq (PAFI).

CHINA’S ECONOMIC BUBBLE: GOVERNMENT GUARANTEES ANDGROWING RISKS7/11, 1:30-2:45pm. Sponsor: John L. Thornton China Center, Brookings. Speakers: Cheng Li, Director, Senior Fellow, John L. Thornton China Center, Brookings; Ning Zhu, Deputy Dean, Professor, Finance, Shanghai Jiaotong University; Moderator: David Dollar, Senior Fellow, John L. Thornton China Center, Brookings.


ORLANDO, THE MIDDLE EAST, AND THE U.S. ELECTION. 7/11, 2:00-3:30pm. Sponsor: Brookings. Speakers: Shibley Telhami, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for Middle East Policy, U.S. Relations with the Islamic World, Brookings; William A. Galston, Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, Ezra K. Zilkha Chair in Governance Studies, Brookings; Moderator: Tamara Cofman Wittes, Director, Center for Middle East Policy, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for Middle East Policy.

SURVIVAL MIGRATION: NEW MODELS TO ADDRESS THE GLOBAL CRISIS OF MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT. 7/11, 2:30-4:00pm. Sponsor: Center for Global Development (CGD). Speakers: Michael Clemens, Senior Fellow, CGD, Research Fellow, IZA-Institute for the Study of Labor; Marta Foresti, Director, Governance, Security and Livelihoods, Overseas Development Institute; Sayre Nyce, Executive Director, Talent Beyond Boundaries; Ratna Omidvar, Honourable Senator, Senate of Canada (Ontario), Distinguished Visiting Professor, Global Diversity Exchange (GDX), Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University.

NEXT STEPS IN PACIFIC ALLIANCE INTEGRATION7/11, 4:00-5:30pm. Sponsor: Latin American Program, Wilson Center (WWC). Speakers: Ambassador Juan Gabriel Valdés, Chilean Ambassador to the United States; Ambassador Luis Miguel Castilla, Peruvian Ambassador to the United States; Ambassador Juan Carlos Pinzón, Colombian Ambassador to the United States; Kenneth Smith-Ramos, Director, Trade and NAFTA Office, Embassy of Mexico in Washington DC; Antoni Estevadeordal, Manager, Integration and Trade Sector, Inter-American Development Bank; Meghan Greene, Research Assistant, Latin American Program, WWC; Moderator: Cynthia J. Arnson, Director, Latin American Program, WWC.

SHOULD THE U.S. BE FOR OR AGAINST NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION? THE CASE OF U.S. ALLIES IN ASIA. 7/11, 4:30pm. Sponsor: Institute of World Politics (IWP). Speakers: Doug Bandow, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Richard Weitz, Director, Center for Military Analysis, Hudson Institute; Moderator: Paul Coyer, Research Professor, IWP.

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