Sunday, April 21, 2019

Monday in Washington, April 22, 2019

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UNDERSTANDING CLIMATE RELATED PHYSICAL RISK. 4/22, 10:00-11:30am. Sponsor: CSIS. Speaker: Trevor Houser, Partner, Rhodium Group, co-director, Climate Impact Lab. Location: CSIS, 1616 Rhode Island Ave., NW.

US-CHINA DIPLOMACY: 40 YEARS OF WHAT’S WORKED AND WHAT HASN’T. 4/22,10:00-11:30am. Sponsor: Brookings. Speakers: Ryan Hass, David M. Rubenstein Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for East Asia Policy Studies, John L. Thornton China Center; Wendy Cutler, Vice President and Managing Director, Asia Society Policy Institute; Amb. David Shear, Senior Advisor, McLarty Associates; Dennis Wilder, Assistant Professor of Practice, GTU, and Managing Director, Initiative for U.S.-China Dialogue on Global Issues; Moderator: James Green, Senior Research Fellow, Initiative for U.S.-China Dialogue on Global Issues, GTU.

THE SIMON ABUNDANCE INDEX: A NEW WAY TO MEASURE AVAILABILITY OF RESOURCES. 4/22, 11:00-12:30pm. Sponsor: CATO. Speakers: David M. Simon, Lawyer, Eimer Stahl LLP, Chicago; Gale Pooley, Associate Professor of Business Management, Brigham Young University; George Gilder, Investor, writer, economist, techno-utopian, and author of Life after Google; Moderator: Marian L. Tupy, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, CATO.

THE FUTURE OF AFGHANISTAN: ONGOING NEGOTIATIONS AND THE ROLE OF REGIONAL PARTNERS. 4/22, 11:00am-Noon. Sponsor: Atlantic Council. Speakers: Daud Khattak, Senior Editor, Radio Mashaal, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty; Ambassador Omar Samad, Nonresident Senior Fellow, South Asia Center, Atlantic Council; Michael Kugelman, Deputy Director and Senior Associate for South Asia, Wilson Center; Moderator: Fatemeh Aman, Nonresident Senior Fellow, South Asia Center, Atlantic Council.

EARTH DAY: THE ETHICS OF CLIMATE CHANGE. 4/22, Noon-1:00pm. Sponsor: Elliott School of International Affairs, GW. Speaker: Dr. Andrew Steer, President and CEO, World Resources Institute (WRI).

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NO GREAT WALL: TRADE, TARIFFS, AND NATIONALISM IN REPUBLICAN CHINA, 1927-1945. 4/22, 4:00-5:30pm. Sponsor: Wilson Center. Speaker: Felix Boecking, author, Senior Lecturer in Modern Chinese Economic and Political History, University of Edinburgh, UK, Fellow, Wilson Center; Moderators: Christian F. Ostermann, Director, History and Public Policy Program; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project, Woodrow Wilson Center; Eric Arnesen, Fellow, Professor of History, George Washington University. PURCHASE BOOK:

NEW DYNAMICS OF ENERGY SECURITY. 4/22, 4:00-5:00pm. Sponsor: Institute of World Politics. Speaker: Dr. Sara Vakhshouri, Founder and President of SVB Energy International.

WORLD CLASS: A CONVERSATION WITH AUTHOR DR. WILLIAM A. HASELTINE, 4/22, 5:00-6:00pm. Sponsor: Brookings. Speakers: John R. Allen, President, Brookings; William A. Haseltine, Trustee, Brookings, and Author of World Class: A Story of Adversity, Transformation, and Success at NYU Langone Health; Paul B. Ginsburg, Director, USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy.

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