WHAT TO EXPECT FROM DONALD TRUMP’S FIRST STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS. 1/29, 10:00-11:15am. Sponsor: Brookings. Speakers: Camille Busette, Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, Governance Studies, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings, Director, Race, Prosperity, and Inclusion Initiative; John Hudak, Deputy Director, Center for Effective Public Management, Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, Brookings; Molly E. Reynolds, Fellow, Governance Studies, Brookings; Jon Valant, Fellow, Governance Studies, Brown Center on Education Policy, Brookings. Moderator: E.J. Dionne, W. Averell Harriman Chair, Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, Brookings.
MODERNIZING TRADE RULES: THE TPP AND BEYOND. 1/29, 10:00-11:30am. Sponsor: Center for East Asia Policy Studies, Brookings. Speakers: Tsuyoshi Kawase, Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, Sophia University, Faculty Fellow, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI), Maki Kunimatsu, Chief Policy Analyst, Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting, Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Strategic Management, Chuo University; Joshua Meltzer, Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development, Brookings; Amy Porges, Principal, Porges Trade Law PLLC. Moderator: Mireya Solís, Philip Knight Chair in Japan Studies, Senior Fellow & Co-Director, Center for East Asia Policy Studies, Brookings.
A CONVERSATION WITH US SECRETARY OF HOMELAND SECURITY KIRSJEN M. NIELSEN. 1/29, 11:30am-Noon. Sponsors: Wilson Center (WWC); Aspen Institute Homeland Security Group. Speakers: Jane Harman, Director, President, & CEO, WWC; Hon. Kirstjen M. Nielsen, US Secretary of Homeland Security.
MARITIME STRATEGY IN A NEW ERA OF GREAT POWER COMPETITION. 1/29, Noon-1:30pm. Sponsor: Hudson. Speakers: Seth Cropsey, Director, Center for American Seapower, Hudson; Walter Russell Mead, Distinguished Fellow, Hudson, James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and Humanities, Bard College, Former Editor-at-Large, The American Interest; Bryan McGrath, Assistant Director, Center for American Seapower, Hudson, Managing Director, FerryBridge Group LLC.
MEDIA AND IDEOLOGY IN XI’S CHINA. 1/29, 1:30-3:00pm. Sponsor: China Reality Check Series, Freeman Chair, China Studies, CSIS. Speakers: Maria Repnikova, Assistant Professor, Global Communication, Director, Center for Global Information Studies, Georgia State University; Kaiser Kuo, Host & Co-Founder, Sinica Podcast, Former Director, International Communications, Baidu Inc. Moderator: Christopher K. Johnson, Senior Adviser, Freeman Chair in China Studies, CSIS.