Sunday, May 7, 2017

Monday in Washington May 8, 2017

CANCELED US PACOM: A STRATEGIC LOOK WITH ADM HARRY B. HARRIS, JR.  5/8, 9:30-10:30am. Sponsor: Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, Atlantic Council. Speaker: Harry B. Harris, Jr, Commander, U.S. Pacific Command; Frederick Kempe, President, CEO, Atlantic Council; Michael Andersson, President, CEO, Saab North America. Moderator: Martha Raddatz, Chief Global Affairs Correspondent, ABC News.

FAST SPACE: RETHINKING ACCESS. 5/8, 9:30-10:30am. Sponsor: Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies. Speakers: Maj. Gen. Peter Gersten, USAF, Director of Strategic Plans, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Requirements; Hoyt Davison, Near Earth, LLC; Lt. Col. Peter Garretson, USAF, Instructor of Joint Warfare, Air University; Charles E. Miller, NexGen Space, LLC; Lt. Col. Thomas Schilling, USAF, Chief of the Commander's Action Group, Air University.

CONGRESS, TRUMP, AND TAIWAN. 5/8, Noon-1:30pm. Sponsors: Global Taiwan Institute; Foreign Policy Initiative (FPI). Speakers: Christopher J. Griffin, Executive Director, FPI; Igor Khrestin, National Security Advisor to Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO), Staff Director, Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy; Walter Lohman, Director, Asian Studies Center, Heritage; Christopher, Editor, Publisher, Nelson Report.

SCHOLARLY DOUBLE STANDARDS AND THE AMERICAN PRESIDENCY. 5/8, 4:00-5:30pm. Sponsor: Institute of World Politics. Speaker: Stephen F. Knott, Professor of National Security Affairs, US Naval War College.

WINNING THE THIRD WORLD: SINO-AMERICAN COMPETITION DURING THE COLD WAR. 5/8, 4:00-5:30pm. Sponsor: Cold War International History Program, History and Public Policy Program, Woodrow Wilson Center (WWC). Speakers: Author Gregg Brazinsky, Fellow, Associate Professor of History and International Affairs, GWU; Christian F. Ostermann, Director, History and Public Policy Program, Cold War International History Project, North Korea Documentation Project, Nuclear Proliferation International History Project, WWC; Eric Arnesen, Fellow, Professor of History, GWU.

CULTURAL DIPLOMACY TO TACKLE TODAY’S GLOBAL CHALLENGES. 5/8, 4:30-6:00pm. Sponsors: SAIS, Johns Hopkins University; Peabody Institute, Johns Hopkins University. Speakers: Midori, United Nations (UN) Messenger of Peace, Distinguished Professor, Violin, Founder, Midori & Friends; Jeffrey A. Brez, Chief, NGO Relations, Advocacy, and Special Events, UN; Ashlee George, Executive Director, Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project;  Evan Ryan, Executive Vice President, Axios. Moderator: Kent E. Calder, Professor, Director, Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies. 

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