Sunday, December 4, 2016

Monday in Washington, December 5, 2016

U.S.-ROK ALLIANCE: LOOKING AHEAD TO THE NEW ADMINISTRATION AND BEYOND. 12/5, 9:00am-4:15pm. Sponsors: Office of the Korea Chair, CSIS; Korea Foundation. Speakers: Lee Sihyung, President, Korea Foundation; Richard Armitage, President, Armitage International, Trustee, CSIS, Former Deputy Secretary of State, U.S. Department of State; Ahn Ho-Young, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the United States; Mark Lippert, Ambassador of the United States to the Republic of Korea; Han Sung-joo, Professor Emeritus, Korea University, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea; Christopher Hill, Dean, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver, Former Assistant Secretary of State, East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Choi Kang, Vice President, Asian Institute for Policy Studies; Jo Dongho, Professor, North Korean Studies, Ewha Womans University; Kang Insun, Member, Editorial Board, Chosun Ilbo; Robert Carlin, Visiting Scholar, Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University; Bruce Klingner, Senior Research Fellow, Northeast Asia, Asian Studies Center; Joseph Yun, Special Representative, North Korea Policy, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Korea and Japan, U.S. Department of State; Chung Jaeho, Professor, Seoul National University; Shin Beom-chul, Research Fellow, Korea Institute for Defense Analyses, Former Director-General, Policy Planning, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea; Sohn Yul, Professor, Graduate of International Studies, Yonsei University; Patrick Cronin, Senior Advisor, Senior Director, Asia-Pacific Security Program, Center for a New American Security; Michael Green, Senior Vice President, Asia and Japan, CSIS, Chair, Modern and Contemporary Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy, Georgetown University; Ahn Dukgeon, Professor, Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University; Jung Yong-hun, Senior Research Fellow, Korea Energy Economics Institute; Kim Jong Hoon, Former Minister for Trade, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Republic of Korea; James Loi, Counselor, Asia Group, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Scott Miller, Senior Adviser, William H. Scholl Chair in International Business, CSIS; Moderators: Victor Cha, Senior Adviser, Korea Chair, CSIS, Professor, Director, Asian Studies Program, Georgetown University; Yoon Young-kwan, Professor Emeritus, Seoul National University, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea; Kim Sung-han, Professor, Korea University, Former Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Republic of Korea; Stephan Haggard, Lawrence and Sallye Krause Professor of Korea-Pacific Studies, University of California, San Diego.

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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BUILDING THE U.S.-JAPAN ECONOMIC RELATIONSHIP IN A NEW ERA. 12/5, 3:30-5:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Simon Chair, CSIS. Speakers: Yorihiko Kojima, Honorary Chairman, Mitsubishi Corporation; Yoshiji Nogami, President, Japan Institute of International Affairs; Fujiyo Ishiguro, President, CEO, Netyear Group Corporation; Yorizumi Watanabe , Professor of International Political Economy, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University; Moderator: Matthew P. Goodman, William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy, Senior Adviser, Asian Economics, CSIS. Location: CSIS, 1616 Rhode Island Ave., NW. Contact:

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.

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