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Think Tanks and Institutes

Asia/Pacific Research Center, Walter Shorenstein (APARC) Stanford University
Stanford, Calif.

Web site: http://aparc.stanford.edu/events
Contact: 650-723-9741
Media contacts: http://aparc.stanford.edu/docs/contact_aparc

Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy, Berkeley, Calif.Web site: http://brie.berkeley.edu/news_events/announcements.html
Contact: 510-642-0474
Email: Juliana.brie@berkeley.edu

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Seattle, Washington
Web site: www.gatesfoundation.org
Contact: http://www.gatesfoundation.org/about/Pages/contact-us.aspx

Center for Contemporary Conflict, U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif.
Web site: http://www.nps.edu/Academics/Centers/CCC/Conferences/index.html
Contact: 831-756-3164

Discovery Institute, Seattle, Wash.
Web site: http://www.discovery.org/moreEvents.php?program=Discovery%20Institute
Contact: 206-292-0401
Media contacts: http://www.discovery.org/contactInfo.php

Economic Opportunity Institute, Seattle, Wash.
Web site: http://www.eoionline.org/engage/events.htm
Contact: 206-529-6371
Media contacts: http://www.eoionline.org/about/contact_aaron.htm

Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford, Calif.
Web site: http://www.hoover.org/news/events
Contact: 650-723-1754
Media contacts: http://www.hoover.org/about/contact-us

Institute for Food and Development Policy (Food First), Oakland, Calif.
Web site: http://www.foodfirst.org
Contact: 510-654-4400
Email: http://www.foodfirst.org/en/press/emailfoodfirst

Institute for the Future, Palo Alto, Calif.
Web site: http://www.iftf.org/about
Contact: 650-854-6322
Media contacts: http://www.iftf.org/contact/press

Milken Institute, Santa Monica, Calif.
web site: http://www.milkeninstitute.org/events/events.taf
Telephone: 310-5704600
Email: conferences@milkeninstitute.org

Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainable Development, San Francisco, Calif.
Web site: http://www.nautilus.org
Contact: 415-422-5523
Email: phayes@nautilus.org

New America Foundation
Web site: http://www.newamerica.net
Contact: Elizabeth Wu, Manager, California Media Relations
Email: wu@newamerica.net

P
acific Council on International Policy
Web site: http://www.pacificcouncil.org 
Contact: 213-221-2016
Email: info@pacificcouncil.org

Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy, San Francisco, Calif.
Web site: http://www.pacificresearch.org/events/default.asp
Contact: 415-989-0833
Media contacts: http://www.pacificresearch.org/contactus/default.asp

Public Policy Institute of California, San Francisco, Calif.
Web site: http://www.ppic.org/main/pressroom.asp
Media contacts: http://www.ppic.org/main/pressroom.asp

RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, Calif.
Web site: http://www.rand.org/events.html
Contacts: 310-451-6913; email: media@rand.org
Media contacts: http://www.rand.org/media.html

Reason Foundation, Los Angeles, Calif.
Web site: http://reason.org/events
Media contacts: http://reason.org/about/contact

University of San Francisco Center for the Pacific Rim, San Francisco, Calif.
Web site: http://www.pacificrim.usfca.edu/events/index.html
Contact: 415-422-5555

World Affairs Council (Los Angeles)
Web site: http://www.lawac.org
Media contacts: 424-258-6160

World Affairs Council (San Francisco, Northern California)
Web site: www.worldaffairs.org 
Media contacts: 415-293-4600