NEW RISKS AND NEW ARMS CONTROL SOLUTIONS: NORTH KOREA, DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES, AND THE NEW ARMS RACE. 4/15, 9:00am-3:30pm. Sponsor: Arms Control Association. Speaker: Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD).
DECIPHERING THE NAVY’S 2020 BUDGET REQUEST AND SHIPBUILDING PLAN. 4/15, Noon-1:00pm. Sponsor: Heritage Foundation. Speakers: Ronald O’Rourke, Specialist in Naval Affairs, Congressional Research Service; Eric Labs, Senior Analyst for Naval Force and Weapons, Congressional Budget Office; Bryan Clark, Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments; Jerry Hendrix, Vice President, Telemus Group; Bryan McGrath, Managing Director, The FerryBridge Group LLC; Thomas Callender, Senior Research Fellow for Defense Programs, Heritage Foundation.
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THE SHRINES OF ISE: ARCHITECTURE AS METAPHOR. 4/15, Noon-1:00pm. Sponsor: Library of Congress. Speaker: Jordan Sand, Professor of Japanese History and Culture, Georgetown University.
U.S. ENGAGEMENT IN ASIA: A CONVERSATION WITH SINGAPORE’S MINISTER OF FINANCE HENG SWEE KEAT. 4/15, 3:00-4:00pm. Sponsor: Brookings. Speakers: John R. Allen, President, Brookings; Heng Swee Keat, Minister of Finance, Republic of Singapore; Jonathan Stromseth, Lee Kuan Yew Chair in Southeast Asian Studies, and Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for East Asia Policy Studies, John L. Thornton China Center.
AN ACTION AGENDA FOR LEGAL PATHWAYS TO DEEP DECARBONIZATION IN THE UNITED STATES. 4/15, 3:30-5:30pm. Sponsor: Environmental Law Institute. Speakers: William K. Reilly, Former EPA Administrator; Scott Fulton, President, ELI; John C. Dernbach, Commonwealth Professor of Environmental Law and Sustainability, Widener University Commonwealth Law School; Michael B. Gerrard, Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice, Columbia Law School; Kit Kennedy, Senior Director, Climate and Clean Energy Program, Natural Resources Defense Council; Peter Lehner, Senior Strategic Advisor and Senior Attorney, Earthjustice; Charles (Chuck) Sensiba, Partner, Troutman Sanders LLP; Moderator: Rachel Jean-Baptiste, Director of Communications & Publications, ELI.
BLOCKCHAIN 2035: THE DIGITAL DNA OF INTERNET 3.0. 4/15, 4:00-5:00pm. Sponsor: Institute of World Politics (IWP). Speakers: Jared C. Tate, Founder, DigiByte; Andrew D. Knapp, CEO and founder, VESTi Inc.
PRINCIPLED AGENTS: REFLECTIONS ON CENTRAL BANK INDEPENDENCE. 4/15, 5:30-6:45pm. Sponsor: Peterson Institute. Speaker: Lesetja Kganyago, Governor of South African Reserve Bank. Webcast.