Sunday, January 12, 2014

Monday in Washington, January 13, 2014

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF AERONAUTICS AND ASTRONAUTICS (AIAA) SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FORUM 2014. 1/13, 8:00am-10:00pm, 1/14, 8:00am-6:30pm, 1/15, 8:00am-6:30pm, 1/16, 8:00am-10:00pm. Sponsor: AIAA. Speakers: John Holdren, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy, White House; Chaka Fattah, D-PA; Arati Prabhakar, Director, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency; Mark Lewis, Director, Science and Technology Policy Institute, Institute of Defense Analyses.

OECD'S SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INDUSTRY SCOREBOARD 2013, AND SUPPORTING INVESTMENT IN KNOWLEDGE CAPITAL, GROWTH AND INNOVATION. 1/13, 9:00-11:00am. Sponsor: OECD. Speakers: Andrew Wyckoff, Director, OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry; Alistair Nolan, Senior Policy Analyst, OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry.

US-TAIWAN ECONOMIC RELATIONS. 1/13, 10:00am-Noon. Sponsor: Hudson Institute. Speakers: William Liu, Senior Executive Economic Officer, Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the US; Patrick Cronin, Senior Advisor and Senior Director, Asia-Pacific Program, Center for a New American Security; Derek Scissors, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute.

THE TRADE PROMOTION AUTHORITY. 1/13, Noon-1:30pm. Sponsor: Women in International Trade (WIIT). Speaker: Angela Ellard, Staff Director and Chief Trade Counsel, House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade.

DECIPHERING JAPAN'S SECURITY STRATEGY: ABE ADMINISTRATION'S SECURITY POLICY AGENDA. 1/13, 12:15-1:45pm. Sponsor: Japan Program, Stimson Center. Speaker: Ken Jimbo, Keio University.

BATTLEFIELD EARTH: REASSESSING US RESPONSES TO TERRORIST THREATS. 1/13, 12:15-1:45pm. Sponsors: New America Foundation (NAF); Democracy: Journal of Ideas. Speakers: Heather Hurlburt, Senior Advisor, National Security Network; Benjamin Wittes, Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, Brookings; Micah Zenko, Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations.

JAPAN'S BREAKTHROUGH IN ITS ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION - OUR EFFORTS IN REGULATORY REFORM. 1/13, 12:30-2:00pm. Sponsor: Peterson Institute for International Economics (IIE). Speaker: Tomomi INADA, Japanese Minister for Regulatory Reform.

AMERICA VS IRAN: COMPETING STRATEGIES IN A CHANGING MIDDLE EAST. 1/13, 2:30-4:00pm. Sponsor: American Enterprise Institute (AEI). Speakers: Michael Gfoeller, Former Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Iraq, Russia, Armenia, Moldova, Poland and Belgium; Frederick Kagan, Director, Critical Threats Project, AEI; J. Matthew McInnis, Resident Fellow, AEI; Danielle Pletka, Vice President, Foreign and Defense Policy Studies, AEI.

A CITIZEN'S GUIDE TO TERRORISM AND COUNTERTERRORISM. 1/13, 4:30-6:00pm. Sponsor: Institute of World Politics. Speaker: Author Christopher Harmon, Chair of Military Theory, Marine Corps University.

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