WHEN: 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
WHAT: Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) Discussion on “U.S.-China Economic Relations in the Next Decade.” Agenda and list of speakers.
WHERE: CSIS, 1800 K Street, NW
CONTACT: 202-887-0200; web site: www.csis.org
SOURCE: CSIS – event announcement
WHEN: 10:00 a.m.
WHAT: House Committee on Homeland Security Hearing on “Assessing the Threat to the Homeland from al Qaeda Operations in Iran and Syria.” Witnesses: TBA
WHERE: Room 311 Cannon House Building
CONTACT: 202-226-8417; web site: http://homeland.house.gov
SOURCE: House Committee on Homeland Security – hearing announcement
WHEN: 10:00 a.m.
WHAT: Joint Economic Committee Hearing on “Economic Outlook.” Witness: Ben S. Bernanke, Chairman, Federal Reserve.
WHERE: Room 216 Hart Building
CONTACT: 202-224-5171; web site: http://www.jec.senate.gov
SOURCE: Joint Economic Committee – hearing announcement
WHEN: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
WHAT: Brookings Institution Discussion on “Options for Reducing Nuclear Arms.” Speakers: Moderator: Michael E. O'Hanlon, Director of Research, Foreign Policy, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence; Panelists: Bruce Blair, Co-Founder, Global Zero; Keith Payne, President, National Institute for Public Policy; and Steven Pifer, Director, Arms Control Initiative, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center on the United States and Europe, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence.
WHERE: Brookings, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
CONTACT: 202-797-6105 or email@example.com; web site: www.brookings.edu
SOURCE: Brookings – event announcement
WHEN: 10:30 a.m.
WHAT: Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing on “Different Perspectives on International Development.” Witnesses: Bill Lane, International Governmental Affairs Director, Caterpillar; John Murphy, Vice President of International Affairs, United States Chamber of Commerce; and Dr. Todd Moss, Vice President for Programs and Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development.
WHERE: Room 419 Dirksen Senate Building
CONTACT: 202-224-0411; web site: http://www.foreign.senate.gov
SOURCE: Senate Committee on Foreign Relations – hearing announcement
WHEN: 11:00 a.m.
WHAT: Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation Confirmation Hearing on the nomination of Penny Pritzker to be Secretary of Commerce. Witness: Nominee.
WHERE: Room 253 Russell Senate Building
CONTACT: 202-224-0411; web site: http://www.commerce.senate.gov
SOURCE: Senate Committee on CST – hearing announcement
WHEN: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
WHAT: Center for American Progress (CAP) Discussion on “The Case for Diverse Voices in Public Policy: Emerging Themes on the Road to 2050.” Speakers: Welcome and Introductory remarks by Sam Fulwood III, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress, and director of Leadership Institute; Keynote speaker(s): Senator William “Mo” Cowan, (D-MA); and Laura Murphy, Director, Washington Legislative Office, American Civil Liberties Union; Featured panelists, Fellows from the Center for American Progress Leadership Institute: Patricia Campos-Medina, Founder and President, Campos Strategies Group; Kumar Rao, Attorney, The Bronx Defenders, a holistic public defender office in New York City; Christine Soyong Harley, Policy Analyst, Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations; and Ramatu Bangura, Program Director, Sauti Yetu Center for African Women. Moderated by Faith Leach, Fiscal Policy Manager, Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), District of Columbia.
WHERE: 1333 H Street, NW, 10th floor
CONTACT: 202- 682-1611; web site: http://www.americanprogress.org
SOURCE: CAP – event announcement
WHEN: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
WHAT: Woodrow Wilson Center (WWC) Discussion on “Syria’s Humanitarian Crisis: A Briefing by Marianne Gasser.” Speaker: Marianne Gasser, Outgoing Head of Delegation for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Syria.
WHERE: WWC, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
CONTACT: 202-691-4000; web site: http://www.wilsoncenter.org
SOURCE: WWC - event announcement
WHEN: 2:00 p.m.
WHAT: House Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing on “The Middle East and North Africa FY 2014 Budget: Priorities and Challenges.” Witnesses: Beth Jones, Acting Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, U.S. Department of State; and Ms. Alina, L. Romanowski, Acting Assistant Administrator, Bureau for the Middle East, U.S. Agency for International Development.
WHERE: Room 2172 Rayburn House Building
CONTACT: 202-225-5021; web site: http://foreignaffairs.house.gov
SOURCE: House Foreign Affairs Committee – hearing announcement
WHEN: 2:30 p.m.
WHAT: U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) Discussion on “Why Were Kenya’s 2013 Elections Peaceful?” Speakers: John Langlois, Kenya Country Representative, USAID Office of Transition Initiatives; Sam Kona, Conflict Management Specialist, USAID/Kenya; Rachel Brown, Founder & CEO, Sisi ni Amani Kenya; Jacqueline Wilson, Senior Program Officer, U.S. Institute of Peace; and Jon Temin, Moderator, Director, Horn of Africa Program, U.S. Institute of Peace.
WHERE: 2301 Constitution Avenue, NW
CONTACT: 202-457-1700; web site: www.usip.org
SOURCE: USIP - event announcement
WHEN: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
WHAT: Atlantic Council Discussion on “15th Anniversary of PDD-63: History of Cyber Critical Infrastructure Protection.” Speaker: Suzanne E. Spaulding, Acting Under Secretary for the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
WHERE: 1101 15th St. NW, 11th Floor
CONTACT: 202-778-4952; web site: http://www.acus.org
SOURCE: Atlantic Council – event announcement
WHEN: 5:30 p.m.
WHAT: Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University Discussion on “Afghanistan 2014: Transition to What?” Speaker: Ali A. Jalali, distinguished professor at the National Defense University’s Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies and former interior minister of Afghanistan.
WHERE: SAIS, Rome Building Auditorium, 1619 Massachusetts Ave., NW
CONTACT: Felisa Neuringer Klubes at 202-663-5626 or firstname.lastname@example.org; web site: www.sais-jhu.edu
SOURCE: SAIS - event announcement