USAID CLIMATE ACTION REVIEW: 2010-2016. 12/5, 9:30-11:30am. Sponsors: Environmental Change and Security Program, Global Sustainability and Resilience Program, Woodrow Wilson Center (WWC); USAID. Speaker: TBA.
GLOBAL BENCHMARKING OF PUBLIC PROCUREMENT 2017 REPORT LAUNCH. 12/5, 9:30am-2:00pm. Sponsors: US Chamber of Commerce; World Bank Group. Speakers: John Hopkins, Chairman of the Board, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, CEO, NuScale Power, LLC.; Augusto Lopez-Claros, Director, Global Indicators Group, World Bank Group; Jun Jin, Associate General Counsel, United States Assistance for International Development; Lorna Prosper, Director, General Defense Procurement, Canadian Embassy; Raffaele Cantone, Head, Anti-Corruption Authority, Italy; Minister Benjamin Zymler, Brazil; Pascale Dubois, Chief Officer, Suspension and Debarment, World Bank; Alison Micheli, Lead Council on Procurement, World Bank; Christopher Browne, Chief Procurement Office, World Bank Group; Chung Yangho, Public Procurement Administrator, Republic of Korea.
GLOBAL ECONOMIC CHALLENGES FOR DONALD TRUMP. 12/5, 10:00am-Noon. Sponsor: American Enterprise Institute (AEI). Speakers: C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Kemal Derviş, Former Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey, Brookings Institution; Jeffrey Frankel, Harvard University; Anne Krueger, SAIS; Desmond Lachman, Resident Fellow, AEI; Alex J. Pollock, R Street Institute.
A BLUEPRINT FOR SUSTAINING A WHOLE OF SOCIETY APPROACH TO PREVENT AND COUNTER VIOLENT EXTREMISM. 12/5, 11:30am-1:00pm. Sponsor: Society for International Development (SIDW). Speakers: Eric Rosand, Director, Prevention Project: Organizing Against Violent Extremism; Stephen Lennon, Director, Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI), USAID; Moderators: Lewis Rasmussen, Director, Corporate Relations and Strategy, Pro-telligent, a Tetra Tech Company; Paul Larson, Project Management and Business Analyst, Macfadden.
MEDIA, CONFLICT AND SECURITY. 12/5, Noon-1:30pm. Sponsor: University of Southern California (USC). Speaker: Philip Seib, Vice Dean, Professor, Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, USC.
US-RUSSIAN RELATIONS AND THE NEW COLD WAR. 12/5, Noon. Sponsor: Women’s Foreign Policy Group. Speaker: Angela Stent, Professor, Director, Center for Eurasian, Russian & East European Studies, Georgetown University.
FIGHTING FOR HUMANITY IN WAR. 12/5, 1:30-3:00pm. Sponsor: New America. Speakers: Yves Daccord, Director-General, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC); Elisa Massimino, President, CEO, Human Rights First; Moderator: Rosa Brooks, Senior Fellow, Future of War, New America Foundation.
INVESTING IN THE FUTURE OF U.S. DEFENSE DURING A TIME OF TRANSITION AT HOME AND ABROAD. 12/5, 2:00-4:00pm. Sponsor: Brookings Institution. Speakers: Robert O. Work, Deputy Secretary of Defense, U.S. Department of Defense; Joan Dempsey, Executive Vice President, Deputy Director, Defense and Intelligence Group, Booz Allen Hamilton; Alan Easterling, Corporate Director, Strategic Development, Northrop Grumman; William Lynn, Chief Executive Officer, Leonardo North America and DRS Technologies, Inc.; Kelly Marchese, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP; Moderator: Michael E. O’Hanlon, Senior Fellow, Director of Research, Foreign Policy, Co-Director, Sydney Stein, Jr. Chair, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence.
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GREAT STRATEGIC RIVALRIES: ROME VERSUS CARTHAGE. 12/5, 5:30-7:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA). Speakers: Author Barry S. Strauss, Bryce and Edith Bowmay Professor in Humanistic Studies at Cornell University; Ambassador Eric Edelman, CSBA Counselor.
AMERICA'S RUSSIA POLICY HAS FAILED. 12/5, 6:30-8:00pm. Sponsor: Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP). Speaker: Matthew Rojansky, Director, Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center (WWC).
THE FICTION OF MEMORY. 12/5, 6:30-7:45pm. Sponsors: Kavli Foundation; Society of Scientific Society President; Carnegie Institution for Science. Speaker: Elizabeth Loftus, Distinguished Professor, Psychology & Social Behavior, Criminology, Law & Society, Cognitive Sciences, University of California Irvine.