OECD DATA HARVEST – AGRICULTURE POLICIES & GLOBAL MARKET OUTLOOK. 11/3, 9:30-Noon. Sponsors: OECD, Washington Center; Economic Research Service (ERS), USDA. Speakers: Ken Ash, Director, OECD Trade and Agriculture Directorate; Anne Effland, USDA Economic Research Service; Jonathan Brooks, Head of Agro-food Trade and Markets, OECD Trade and Agriculture Directorate; Nicholas Nelson, Director, FAO Liaison Office for North America; and Seth Meyer, Acting Chair, USDA World Agricultural Outlook Board.
EBOLA: U.S. DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN POLICY OPTIONS. 10/27, Noon-1:00pm. Sponsor: Heritage Foundation. Speakers: Robert Kadlec, managing director of RPK Consulting LLC; Tevi Troy, president of the American Health Policy Institute; Charlotte Florance, research associate for economic freedom in Africa and the Middle East at Heritage; and Steven Bucci, director of the Center for Foreign and National Security Policy at Heritage.
BROADER IMPLICATIONS OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS CRACKDOWN IN AZERBAIJAN. 10/27, 12:30-2:00pm, Lunch. Sponsor: Freedom House and Open Society Foundations (OSF). Speakers: Gerald Knaus, founding chairman of the European Stability Initiative; Paige Alexander, assistant administrator in the Bureau for Europe and Eurasia at the U.S. Agency for International Development; David Kramer, president of Freedom House; and Jeff Goldstein, senior policy analyst for Eurasia at OSF.
U.S.-CIVIL MILITARY RELATIONS AFTER 9/11. 10/27, 1:30-2:30pm Fairfax, VA. Sponsor: Alexander Hamilton Society-George Mason University. Speaker: author, Mackubin Thomas Owens, recently retired as professor of national-security affairs at the Naval War College. He is the editor of Orbis and a contributing editor to the National Review Online.
HIGHER EDUCATION IN VIETNAM. 11/3, 2:00-3:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsors: Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies, CSIS; Vietnam Education Foundation. Speakers: Ms. Sandy Dang, Acting Executive Director, Vietnam Education Foundation; and Dr. Margaret Petrochenkov. Program Officer, Vietnam Education Foundation.
SUFFER NO FOOLS. 10/27, 5:00-7:30pm. Sponsor: Heritage Foundation. Speakers: Walter Williams, professor of economics at George Mason University; and Stephen Moore, chief economist at Heritage.
THE LIFE OF AN AUSTRALIAN PRIME MINISTER: A CONVERSATION WITH JULIA GILLARD ON MY STORY. 10/27, 9:00-10:15am. Sponsor: Brookings Institution. Speaker: author, Julia Gillard, Distinguished Fellow, Global Economy and Development, Center for Universal Education; Moderator: E.J. Dionne, Jr., Senior Fellow, Governance Studies.
WHAT LIES AHEAD FOR THE GLOBAL ECONOMY: A BRICS PERSPECTIVE. 10/27, Noon-1:30pm, Lunch. Sponsor: Peterson Institute for International Economics. Speaker: Mohamed A. El-Erian, chief economic adviser at Allianz.
RUSSIA’S WAR, UKRAINE’S HISTORY AND THE WEST’S OPTIONS. 10/27, 3:00-4:30pm. Sponsor: Russia and Eurasia Program, CSIS. Speaker: Timothy Snyder, Bird White Housum Professor of History, Yale University; Moderator: Jeffrey Mankoff, Deputy Director and Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Program, CSIS.
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