CULTIVATING OPPORTUNITY: THE BENEFITS OF INCREASED U.S. - CHINA AGRICULTURAL TRADE. 11/21, 10:00-11:30am. Sponsor: China Center, US Chamber of Commerce. Speakers: Myron Brilliant, Executive Vice President, Head of International Affairs; U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Amb. Darci Vetter, Chief Agricultural Negotiator, Office of the United States Trade Representative; Fred Gale, Senior Economist, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service; Joseph Glauber, Visiting Senior Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute; Matthew O'Mara, Managing Director, Biotechnology Innovation Organization; Joe Somers, Vice President, Informa Economics.
CREATING A STABLE ASIA. 11/21, 10:00-11:30am, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Speakers: Michael D. Swaine, Senior Associate, Carnegie, Analyst, Chinese Security studies; Ashley J. Tellis, Senior Associate, International Security, Defense, Asian Strategic Issues, Carnegie.
THE 2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION: RESPONSES FROM BEIJING, HONG KONG AND TAIPEI. 11/21, 10:30am-Noon, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Asia Program, Kissinger Institute on China and United States, Wilson Center. Speakers: Zhaoyin Feng, U.S. Correspondent, Initium Media; Chiachieh (Jane) Tang, U.S. Bureau Chief, Sina News; Robert Daly, Director, Kissinger Institute; Moderator: Sandy Pho, Senior Associate, Kissinger Institute.
THE AMERICAN MOMENT IN THE MIDDLE EAST--FROM EISENHOWER TO TRUMP. 11/21 11:45am-1:30pm. Sponsor: Hudson Institute. Speakers: Michael Doran, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute, Author, Ike’s Gamble: America’s Rise to Dominance in the Middle East; Walter Russell Mead, Distinguished Fellow, Hudson Institute, James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and Humanities, Bard College, Editor-at-Large, The American Interest; Ray Takeyh, Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle East Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; Moderator: Lee Smith, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute.
MIDDLE EAST STRATEGIC OUTLOOK: REGIONAL AND GLOBAL IMPLICATIONS. 11/21, Noon-2:00pm, Arlington, VA. Sponsors: International Center for Terrorism Studies, Potomac Institute; Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies; Inter-University Center for Legal Studies, International Law Institute; Center for National Security Law, School of Law, University of Virginia. Speakers: Michael S. Swetnam, CEO, Chairman, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies; Amb. (Ret.) Marcelle M. Wahba, Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, President, Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington D.C.; Amb. (Ret.) Theodore H. Kattouf; Former U.S. Ambassador to Syria, President, CEO, AMIDEAST; Cem Ulusoy, Counselor, Counterterrorism, Iraq, Embassy of Turkey; Caroline Vicini, Deputy Head, Delegation of the European Union to the United States of America; Prasad Nallapati, Former Additional Secretary, Government of India, President, Centre for Asia-Africa Policy Research in India; General Alfred Gray, USMC (Ret.), Twenty-Ninth Commandant of the United States Marine Corps, Senior Fellow, Chairman of the Board of Regents, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies; Moderator: Yonah Alexander, Director, Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies, Senior Fellow, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies.
CRISIS MANAGEMENT, STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS, AND THE NEXT FOUR YEARS OF U.S. ENGAGEMENT IN SOUTH ASIA. 11/21, 12:30-2:00pm. Sponsor: Stimson Center. Speaker: Manoj Joshi, Distinguished Fellow, Observer Research Foundation.
RESPONDING TO DIGITAL INNOVATION CHALLENGES IN JAPAN. 11/21, 2:00pm-6:00pm. Sponsors: Japan Information and Culture Center, Embassy of Japan; Washington Innovation Network (WIN). Speakers: Dr. Toshio Obi, Professor of Information and Communication Policy, Waseda University; Dr. Naoko Iwasaki, Associate Professor, Institute of Government, Waseda University; Tamaki Tsukada, Minister for Communications and Cultural Affairs, Embassy of Japan; Katsuyuki Imamura, Founding President, WIN; Richard Linowes, Associate Professor, Kogod School of Business, American University; Dr. Banning Garrett, Adjunct Faculty, Singularity University; Tomohiro Yonei, Deputy General Manager, NTT; Barbara Dyer, CEO, Hitachi Foundation; Abigail Friedman, CEO, Wisteria Group; Chiyo Kobayashi, CEO, Washington Core.
REAL SECURITY: GOVERNANCE AND STABILITY IN THE ARAB WORLD. 11/21, 3:00-4:30pm. Sponsor: Brookings Institution. Speakers: Suzanne Maloney, Deputy Director, Foreign Policy, Senior Fellow, Energy Security and Climate Initiative, Center for Middle East Policy; Madeleine K. Albright, Co-Chair, Middle East Strategy Task Force, Former U.S. Secretary of State, Chair, Albright Stonebridge Group; Tamara Cofman Wittes, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for Middle East Policy; Amr Hamzawy, Senior Associate, Middle East Program, Democracy & Rule of Law Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Moderator: Stephen Hadley, Co-Chair, Middle East Strategy Task Force, Former US National Security Advisor, Principal, Rice Hadley Gates [rumored adviser to President elect Trump].