Sunday, October 30, 2016

Monday in Washington, October 31, 2016

THE POST-PARIS CLEAN ENERGY LANDSCAPE: RENEWABLE ENERGY IN 2016 AND BEYOND. 10/31, 9:00-10:30am. Sponsor: Brookings. Speaker: Bruce Jones, Vice President, Director, Foreign Policy, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Project on International Order and Strategy.

A NEW FOREIGN POLICY FRONTIER: ASSET RECOVERY AND COMBATING ILLICIT FINANCING. 10/31, 9:00-10:30am. Sponsors: CSIS; Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance, Foundation for Defense of Democracies. Speakers: Ambassador Roberto Balzaretti, Legal Advisor, Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs; Mary Butler, Chief of International Unit, Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section, Department of Justice; Emile Van der Does de Willebois, Global Lead, Financial Market Integrity and Stolen Asset Recovery, World Bank. 

INTO THE GRAY ZONE: ACTIVE DEFENSE BY THE PRIVATE SECTOR AGAINST CYBER THREATS. 10/31, 10:00-11:00am. Sponsor: Center for Cyber & Homeland Security (CCHS), George Washington University. Speakers: Christian Beckner, Deputy Director, CCHS; Admiral Dennis C. Blair, former Director of National Intelligence; Frank Cilluffo, Director, CCHS; Nuala O'Connor, President and CEO, Center for Democracy and Technology; Sara Sorcher (Moderator), Deputy Editor, Passcode, Christian Science Monitor. 

GLOBAL MEDIA IN FOREIGN POLICY AND PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT. 10/31, 10:00-11:30am. Sponsor: Project on Prosperity and Development, CSIS. Speakers: John Lansing, CEO, Director, Broadcasting Board of Governors; Daniel F. Runde, William A. Schreyer Chair, Director, Project on Prosperity and Development; Shannon N. Green, Director, Senior Fellow, Human Rights Initiative; Jeffrey Mankoff, Deputy Director, Senior Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Program.

THE RISE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: IMPLICATIONS FOR MILITARY OPERATIONS AND PRIVACY. 10/31, 10:00am-3:00pm. Sponsors: Carnegie Endowment; Carnegie Mellon University. Speakers: David Brumley, Director, CyLab Security and Privacy Institute, Carnegie Mellon University; William J. Burns, President, Carnegie Endowment; Edward W. Felten, deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; Tim Maurer, Associate, Carnegie Endowment; Andrew W. Moore, Dean, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University; Lt. Gen. Dr. R.S. Panwar, former Colonel Commandant, Indian Army Corps of Signals; George Perkovich, Vice President for Studies, Carnegie Endowment; Daniel Reisner, partner at Herzog, Fox & Neeman; Ben Scott, Non-Residential fellow, Center for Internet and Society, Stanford Law School; Subra Suresh, Ninth President, Carnegie Mellon University; Yuet Ming Tham, Partner, Sidley Austin’s Hong Kong Office; Paul Timmers, Director, Sustainable & Secure Society Directorate, European Commission Communications Networks; Mary Wareham, Advocacy Director, Arms Division at Human Rights Watch.

DISCLOSING CLIMATE-RELATED FINANCIAL RISK. 10/31, Noon. Sponsor: Atlantic Council. Speakers: Mary Schapiro, former Chair, US Securities and Exchange Commission; Ali Zaidi, Associate Director for Natural Resources, Energy, & Science, White House Office of Management and Budget; David Goldwyn (Moderator), Chairman of Energy Advisory Group, Atlantic Council; Thomas Cunningham, Deputy Director, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council.

NATO: POST WARSAW AGENDA. 10/31, Noon-2:00pm, Lunch. Sponsors: International Center for Terrorism Studies, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies; Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies; Inter-University Center for Legal Studies, International Law Institute; Center for National Security Law, University of Virginia School of Law. Speakers: Michael S. Swetnam, CEO, Chairman, Potomac Institute; Joseph Manso, Director, Office of Regional Security, Political and Military Affairs, Bureau of European and Eurasian affairs, U.S. Department of State; Amb. (Ret.) Kurt Volker, Former U.S. Ambassador to NATO, Executive Director, McCain Institute for International Leadership; Daniel Hamilton, Former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary Of State, European Affairs, Executive Director of the Center, Transatlantic Relations, SAIS, Johns Hopkins; Jeffrey Rathke, Former Director, State Department Press Office, Former Deputy Director, Private Office of the NATO Secretary General in Brussels, Senior Fellow, Deputy Director, Europe Program, CSIS; Jorge Benitez, Director, NATO Source, Senior Fellow, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, Atlantic Council; Gen. Alfred Gray, USMC (Ret.), Twenty-Ninth Commandant, United States Marine Corps, Senior Fellow, Chairman, Board of Regents, Potomac Institute; Moderators: Yonah Alexander, Director, Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies, Senior Fellow, Potomac Institute; Richard Prosen, Office of European Security Political, Military Affairs (EUR/RPM), U.S. Department of State. 

IRAN, ISRAEL, AND THE UNITED STATES: WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT? 10/31, 1:30-2:30pm. Sponsor: Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Middle East Forum, Middle East Program, Wilson Center. Speakers: Suzanne Maloney, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings; David Menashri, Professor Emeritus, Tel Aviv University; Henri J. Barkey, Director, Middle East Program, Wilson Center.

NUCLEAR ARMS CONTROL CHOICES FOR THE NEXT ADMINISTRATION. 10/31, 2:00-3:30pm. Sponsor: Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative, Brookings Institution. Speakers: Michael E. O’Hanlon, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence, Director of Research, Foreign Policy, Co-Director, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence, Sydney Stein, Jr. Chair; Steven Pifer, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence, Center on the United States and Europe, Director, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative.  

US-RUSSIA RELATIONS: REGIONAL AND GLOBAL CONFLICT. 10/31, 3:00-4:00pm. Sponsor: Kennan Institute, Wilson Center. Speaker: Dr. Yuri Shafranik, President, World Policy and Resources. 

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