Sunday, November 13, 2016

Monday in Washington, November 14, 2016

POLICY CHALLENGES FOR THE NEW US PRESIDENT. 11/14, 8:30am, Breakfast. Sponsor: Economists for Peace and Security. Speakers: Richard Kaufman, Bethesda Research Institute; Mark Weisbrot, Center for Economic and Policy Research; Matias Vernengo, Bucknell University, Carl Conetta, Project on Defense Alternatives; Bill Goodfellow, Center for International Policy; Sherle Schwenninger, New America; Josh Bivens, Economic Policy Institute; Nancy Altman, Social Security Works; Pavlina Tcherneva, Levy Economics Institute; Stephanie Kelton, University of Missouri, Kansas City; James K. Galbraith, Economists for Peace & Security; Jeremy Richardson, Union of Concerned Scientists; David Colt, Efficient Resource Management; Eban Goodstein, Bard Center for Environmental Policy.

US CORPORATE TAX REFORM AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR THE INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM. 11/14, 9:00am-Noon. Sponsor: American Enterprise Institute (AEI); International Monetary Fund (IMF). Speakers: Vitor Gaspar, IMF; Kevin A. Hassett, AEI; Edward Kleinbard, University of Southern California; Thornton Matheson, IMF; Eric Toder, Urban Institute; Barbara Angus, House Committee on Ways and Means; Robert Stack, US Treasury; Michael Devereaux, Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation; Michael Keen, IMF.

TWO-WAY STREET–25 YEARS OF US-CHINA DIRECT INVESTMENT. 11/14, 10:00am - Noon. Sponsor: Sigur Center for Asian Studies, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University (GWU). Speakers: Thilo Hanemann, Author, Director, Rhodium Group; Daniel H. Rosen, Author, Founding Partner, Rhodium Group; Stephen A. Orlins, President, National Committee on U.S.-China Relations.

21ST CENTURY TECH TALENT AND THE AMERICAN ECONOMIC EDGE. 11/14, 10:00am-12:15pm, Breakfast. Sponsor: Scholl Chair in International Business, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS); Smeal College of Business, Penn State University. Speakers: Charles Whiteman, Dean, Smeal College of Business, Penn State University; Fariborz Ghadar, Senior Adviser, CSIS, William A. Schreyer Professor of Global Management, Policies and Planning, Penn State University; Jim Boland, Chairman, Jobs Ohio, Vice Chairman Emeritus, Ernst & Young; Laura Kohler, Senior VP, Human Resources and Stewardship, The Kohler Co.; David Cranmer, Deputy Director, Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership, NIST; Scott Miller, Senior Adviser and Scholl Chair in International Business, CSIS; Laura Dawson, Director of the Canada Institute, Wilson Center; Camille Mirshokrai, Managing Director, Accenture PLC; Alex Nowrahsteh, Immigration Policy Analyst, Cato Institute.

AMERICA’S NATIONAL SECURITY ARCHITECTURE: REBUILDING THE FOUNDATION. 11/14, 10:00am-12:15pm. Sponsor: Aspen Strategy Group. Speakers: Zoë Baird, CEO, President, Markle Foundation; Nicholas Burns, Goodman Family Professor of Diplomacy and International Relations, Harvard University; Michèle Flournoy, Co-Founder, Center for A New American Security; Steve Hadley, Former National Security Advisor for President George W. Bush; Jane Holl Lute, Under Secretary General, United Nations; Joseph Nye, University Distinguished Service Professor, Harvard University.

THE WAY FORWARD FOR TRADE. 11/14, 11:00am-12:30pm. Sponsor: Cato Institute. Speakers: Ambassador Mickey Kantor, Partner, Mayer Brown, Former U.S. Trade Representative (1993–1996); Ambassador Susan Schwab, Professor, University of Maryland School of Public Policy, Former U.S. Trade Representative (2006–2009). Moderator: Daniel Pearson, Senior Fellow, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

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THE ART OF PEACE: ENGAGING A COMPLEX WORLD. 11/14, Noon-1:00pm. Sponsor: Heritage Foundation. Speakers: Author Juliana Geran Pilon, Senior Fellow, Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization; Colonel Michael R. Eastman, Executive Officer to the Commanding Officer of the Army Cyber Command; Helle C. Dale, Senior Fellow for Public Diplomacy, Heritage Foundation.

NEW AVENUES TO GOVERN CROSS-BORDER INFORMATION FLOWS
. 11/14, Noon-2:00pm. Sponsor: Institute for International Economic Policy, Elliot School of International Affairs, George Washington University (GWU). Speakers: Sam Dupont, Director for Digital Trade, USTR; Michael Joseph Ferrantino, World Bank; Carl Schonander, Senior Director International Policy, SIIA; Deborah James, Director, International Programs, Center for Economic and Policy Research. Moderator: Susan Aaronson, Research Professor, Cross-disciplinary Fellow, GWU.

FREEDOM ON THE NET 2016. 11/14, 12:30-1:30pm, Lunch. Sponsor: Freedom House. Speakers: Sanja Kelly, Director, Freedom on the Net, Freedom House; Darya Luganskaya, Moscow-based Tech Journalist; 'Gbenga Sesan. Executive Director, Paradigm Initiative Nigeria; Sally Shipman Wentworth, Vice President of Global Policy, Internet Society. Moderator: Daniel Calingaert, Acting President, Freedom House.

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BORDERLESS WARS: A LIVE GRAY ZONE PATH GAME. 11/14, 1:00-2:30pm. Sponsor: Atlantic Council. Speakers: Author Antonia Chayes, Professor of Practice of International Politics and Law, Fletcher School, Tufts University; Scott DePasquale, Senior Fellow, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, Atlantic Council; Brian Michelson, US Army Senior Fellow, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, Atlantic Council. Moderator: Ali Watkins, National Security Correspondent, BuzzFeed.

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION: WHAT PLACE IN U.S. DIPLOMACY. 11/14, 2:00-4:00pm. Sponsor: U.S. Institute for Peace. Speakers: William B. Taylor, Executive Vice President, U.S. Institute of Peace; Jill Welch, Deputy Executive Director, Public Policy, NAFSA; Amb. Richard LeBaron, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council; Waidehi Gokhale, Chief Executive Officer, Soliya; Maria J. Stephan, Senior Policy Fellow, USIP; Daniel L. Buccino, Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Clinical Supervisor, Student Coordinator, Clinical Director, Mood Disorders Clinic, Bayview, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Hopkins Civility Initiative, Johns Hopkins University; Jeff Helsing, Associate Vice President, Applied Conflict Transformation, U. S. Institute of Peace.

A CONVERSATION WITH UN DEPUTY SECRETARY GENERAL JAN ELIASSON. 11/14, 5:00-6:00pm. Sponsor: Carnegie. Speakers: Jan Eliasson; Deputy Secretary General, United Nations; William J. Burns, President, Carnegie.

ENERGY AND CLIMATE POLICY PROPOSALS FOR THE NEXT ADMINISTRATION. 11/14, 5:00-7:00pm. Sponsor: SAIS, Johns Hopkins. Speakers: David Goldwyn, President, Goldwyn Global Strategies; Robert McNally, President, Rapidan Group; Roberton C. Williams III, Senior Fellow and Director, Academic Programs, Resources for the Future and Professor, University of Maryland, College Park; Ben Longstreth, Senior Attorney, Climate and Clean Air Program, Natural Resources Defense Council.

PRISONERS OF WAR. 11/14, 6:45-8:45pm. Sponsor: Smithsonian Connections. Speaker: Judge Evan J. Wallach, an expert on war crimes and the law of war, Circuit Judge at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, fee.

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