WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE 2019 STATE OF THE UNION. 1/28, 10:00-11:15am. Sponsor: Brookings. Speakers: E.J. Dionne Jr., W. Averell Harriman Chair and Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, Brookings; John Hudak, Senior Fellow and Deputy Director, Center for Effective Public Management, Brookings; Vanessa Williamson, Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, Brookings; Benjamin Wittes, Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, and Editor-in-Chief, Lawfare, Brookings; Moderator: Molly E. Reynolds, Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, Brookings.
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TAXING WARS: THE AMERICAN WAY OF WAR FINANCE AND THE DECLINE OF DEMOCRACY. 1/28, Noon-1:00pm. Sponsor: Heritage Foundation. Speaker: author Sarah Kreps is an Associate Professor of Government and Adjunct Professor of Law at Cornell University.
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ACTORS AND CONTROL: THE STRUGGLE FOR HISTORY AND MEMORY IN RUSSIA. 1/28, 2:00-3:00pm. Sponsor: Wilson Center. Speaker: Ivan Kurilla, Professor, History and International Relations, and Director, Department Development Partnership Program, European University at St. Petersburg, Russia.
GLOBAL STATUS OF CCS: IS US TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP AT RISK? 1/28, 3:00pm. Sponsor: Atlantic Council; Global CCS (Carbon Capture and Storage) Institute. Speakers: keynote: Steven Winberg, Assistant Secretary of Fossil Energy, US Department of Energy; Jeff Erikson, General Manager, Global CCS Institute; Lynn A. Brickett, Project Manager, National Energy Technology Laboratory; Daichi Nakahara, Vice President, Director of Operations, IHI INC. PPED; Kurt Waltzer, Managing Director, Clean Air Task Force; Geir Westgaard, Vice President, Political & Public Affairs, Equinor; moderator: David Livingston, Deputy Director for Climate & Advanced Energy, Global Energy Center; Atlantic Council.
TECH AND THE FUTURE OF NATIONAL SECURITY. 1/28, 4:00-5:30pm. Sponsor: School of Foreign Service, GU. Speakers: Palmer Luckey, Founder, Anduril Industries; Trae Stephens, Chairman, Anduril Industries; Toni Gidwani, Director of Research, ThreatConnect.