Saturday, November 8, 2014

Monday in Washington, November 10, 2014

MONEY LAUNDERING ENFORCEMENT CONFERENCE. 11/9-11. Sponsors: American Bankers Association, American Bar Association. Keynote Speakers: David Cohen, Treasury Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence; Jennifer Shasky Calvery, director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network; Joshua J. Potter, Lieutenant Colonel (Promotable), J36, Transnational Threats Division, United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM).

NEW TOOLS FOR SCIENCE POLICY - INFORMING SCIENCE POLICY DELIBERATION. 11/10, 8:30-10:30am. Sponsor: Arizona State University Office of the President and Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes. Speakers: Elizabeth McNie, Research Scientist, University of Colorado’s Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Science; Adam Parris, interdisciplinary expert on social and environmental change in US coastal zones.

UKRAINE, RUSSIA AND THE WEST—THE WAY FORWARD. 11/10, 9:00am-4:00pm, Lunch. Sponsor: Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies, Georgetown. Speakers: Professor James Reardon-Anderson, Interim Dean SFS; Professor Stephen Kotkin, Princeton University; Dr. Keith Darden, American University; Dr. Andreas Umland, Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation, Kyiv; Dr. Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Dr. Olexyi Horan, Kyiv-Mohyla Academy; Eric Rubin, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Europe; Dr. Theresa Sabonis-Helf, National Defense University; Dr. Thane Gustafson, Georgetown University; Amb. Carlos Pascual, Columbia University; Dr. Edward Chow, CSIS; Dr. Angela Stent, Georgetown University; Dr. James Sherr, Chatham House; Robert Nurick, Atlantic Council; Maxim Trudolyubov, Wilson Center.

POST-ISIS IRAQ: CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS. 11/10, Noon-1:30pm. Sponsor: Foreign Policy Institute (FPI), SAIS, Johns Hopkins. Speaker: Abbas Kadhim, FPI fellow.

WHY ADAM SMITH STILL MATTERS. 11/10, 12:30-2:00pm, Lunch. Sponsor: InfoShop, World Bank. Speaker: Russ Roberts, author How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life: An Unexpected Guide to Human Nature and Happiness and John and Jean De Nault Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University Host, EconTalk; Moderator: Ana Revenga, Senior Director, Poverty Global Practice, World Bank.

THE U-2 INCIDENT, PRESERVING COLD WAR HISTORY, AND HONORING COLD WAR VETERANS. 11/10, 5:00-6:00pm. Sponsor: Institute of World Politics. Speaker: Francis Gary Powers, Jr., Founder and Chairman Emeritus, The Cold War Museum.

THE IMPACT AND IMPLICATIONS OF IRANIAN NUCLEAR WEAPONS ON U.S. & REGIONAL SECURITY. 11/10, 6:00-8:00pm. Sponsor: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. Speaker Ambassador Robert L. Gallucci, former Dean, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, former President, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

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