Saturday, June 9, 2018

Monday in Washington June 11, 2018

SPACE TECHNOLOGY FOR A SMART AND RESILIENT ARCTIC. 6/11, 8:30-11:30am. Sponsor: Wilson Center (WWC). Speakers: Dr. Mike Sfraga, Director, Polar Initiative, Wilson Center; H.E. Kåre R. Aas, Ambassador of Norway to the United States of America; Dr. Mike Sfraga, Director, Polar Initiative, Wilson Center; Mr. Ole Øvretveit, Director, Arctic Frontiers; Professor Michael Byers, University of British Columbia; Mr. Sean Helfrich, Office of Satellite and Product Operations, NOAA; Mr. Eirik Sivertsen, Chair, Standing Committee of Parliamentarians of the Arctic (SCPAR); Mr. Rolf Skatteboe, CEO, Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT); Mr. Rune Sandbakken, Head, Satellite Communications, Norwegian Space Centre; Ms. Nettie LaBelle-Hamer, Director, Alaska Satellite Facility; Mr. Douglas May, Arctic Council Task Force on Improved Connectivity, U.S. State Department; Ms. Tina Pidgeon, Vice President, GCI; Mr. Mead Treadwell, Chair, Iridium Polar Advisory Board; Mr. Geir Westgaard, Vice President Political & Public Affairs, Equinor; Senator Lisa Murkowski, United States Senator for Alaska & Mr. Eirik Sivertsen, Chair, Standing Committee of Parliamentarians of the Arctic (SCPAR).

CHINESE ECONOMIC COERCION AND POTENTIAL U.S. RESPONSES. 6/11, 9:30-11:30am. Sponsor: Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Speakers: Dr. Daniel W. Drezner, Professor of International Politics, The Fletcher School Tufts University; Bonnie S. Glaser, Senior Adviser for Asia, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Peter Harrell, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Energy, Economics & Security Program Center for a New American Security; Michael Hirson, Director, Asia Eurasia Group. Moderator: Elizabeth Rosenberg, Senior Fellow and Director, Energy, Economics & Security Program Center for a New American Security.

AVOIDING NUCLEAR WAR—A DISCUSSION WITH THE MAYOR OF HIROSHIMA. 6/11, 10:00­-11:30am. Sponsor: Carnegie. Speakers: Kazumi Matsui, Mayor of Hiroshima; Jon Wolfsthal, Director, Nuclear Crisis Group. Moderator: James L. Schoff, Senior Fellow, Asia Program, Carnegie.

CARBON REMOVAL IN THE CLIMATE RESPONSE PORTFOLIO. 6/11, 10:00am-Noon, Breakfast, Washington, DC. Sponsor: National Press Club. Speakers: Sally Benson, Co-Director, Precourt Institute for Energy, Professor, School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University; Katharine Mach, Senior Research Scientist, School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University; Daniel Sanchez, AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow; Bob Perciasepe, President of the Center for Climate Energy Solutions (C2ES); Moderators: Chris Field, Perry L. McCarty Director, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Melvin and Joan Lane, Professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies, Stanford University. 

US-CHINA ECONOMIC RELATIONS: FROM CONFLICT TO SOLUTIONS. 6/11, 10:45am-1:30pm, Webcast. Sponsor: PIIE. Speakers: Chad P. Bown, Reginald Jones Senior Fellow, PIIE; Joseph E. Gagnon, Senior Fellow, PIIE; Dr. Guan Tao, Senior Fellow, China Finance 40 Forum (CF40); Ha Jiming, CF40; Dr. Jin Zhongxia, Executive Director for China, IMF; Nicholas R. Lardy, Anthony M. Solomon Senior Fellow, PIIE; Adam S. Posen, President, PIIE.

A CONVERSATION WITH VINCENT DEVITO. 6/11, Noon-1:00pm. Sponsor: Atlantic Council Global Energy Center. Speakers: David Livingston, Deputy Director for Climate and Advanced Energy, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council; Vincent DeVito, Counselor to the Secretary for Energy Policy, US Department of the Interior; Moderators: Vincent DeVito, Counselor to the Secretary for Energy Policy, US Department of the Interior; Cynthia Quarterman, Distinguished Fellow, Atlantic Council Global Energy Center.

RECOVERING THE NATIONAL MEMORY: THE QUEST FOR PRE-COLONIAL FILIPINO PAST. 6/11, 3:00-4:30pm. Sponsors: Library of Congress; Sentro Rizal Washington DC; Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines. Speaker: Hon. Virgilio Almario, Chairman and National Artist, Philippine National Commission for Culture and the Arts.

RUSSIAN ACTIVE MEASURES: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE. 6/11, 5:00-6:30pm. Sponsor: CSIS. Speakers: Michael Hayden, Former Director, Central Intelligence Agency and National Security Agency; John J. Hamre, President and CEO, CSIS; Seth G. Jones, Harold Brown Chair, CSIS, Author of A Covert Action: Reagan, the CIA, and the Cold War Struggle in Poland; Moderator: Bob Schieffer, Trustee, CSIS; Heather Conley, Senior Vice President for Europe, Eurasia, and the Arctic, Director, Europe Program, CSIS.

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