WHEN: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
WHAT: Council on Foreign Relations Discussion on “Biotechnology: Innovations, Applications, and U.S. Competitiveness.” Speakers: James C. Greenwood, President and CEO, Biotechnology Industry Organization; Robert Langer, David H. Koch Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and Presider: Josh Wolfe, Founding Partner and Managing Director, Lux Capital Management.
WHERE: 1777 F St., NW,
CONTACT: Tricia Miller, Assistant Director, Global Communications and Media Relations, DCPressRSVP@cfr.org or 202-509-8525; web site: www.cfr.org
SOURCE: CFR – event announcement
WHEN: 10:00 a.m.
WHAT: Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing on “European Union Economic Relations: Crisis and Opportunity.” Witnesses: Panel One: Lael Brainard, Under Secretary for International Affairs, U.S. Department of Treasury; Robert D. Hormats, Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment, U.S. Department of State; Panel Two: Jim Kolbe, Senior Transatlantic Fellow, The German Marshall Fund of the United States,; and Douglas Rediker, Visiting Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics.
WHERE: Room 419 Dirksen Senate Building
CONTACT: 202-224-0411; web site: http://www.foreign.senate.gov
SOURCE: Senate Foreign Relations Committee – hearing announcement
WHEN: 10:00 a.m.
WHAT: House Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing on “U.S.-Mexico Security Cooperation: An Overview of the Merida Initiative 2008–Present.” Witnesses: Panel I: William R. Brownfield, Assistant Secretary, Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, U.S. Department of State; John D. Feeley, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Elizabeth Hogan, Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean, U.S. Agency for International Development; Panel II: Clare R. Seelke, Specialist in Latin American Affairs, Congressional Research Service; Steven Dudley, Director, InSight Crime; and Francisco E. Gonzalez, Ph.D., Riordan Roett Senior Associate Professor, Latin American Studies, John Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.
WHERE: Room 2172 Rayburn House Building
CONTACT: 202-225-5021; web site: http://foreignaffairs.house.gov
SOURCE: House Foreign Affairs Committee – hearing announcement
WHEN: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
WHAT: Heritage Foundation Discussion on “Strength and Focus: The Future of U.S. National Security.” Speakers: The Honorable Allen West, Lt. Col. (U.S. Army, Ret.), and former Member, U.S. House of Representatives; Major General James Vincent Young, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Reserve; And a Panel Discussion with Mackenzie Eaglen, Resident Fellow, Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies, The American Enterprise Institute; Robert P Haffa Jr., Ph.D., Senior Fellow, The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments; and Dean Cheng, Research Fellow, Asian Studies Center, The Heritage Foundation.
WHERE: 214 Massachusetts Avenue, NE
CONTACT: 202-546-4400; web site: www.heritage.org
SOURCE: Heritage Foundation – event announcement
WHEN: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
WHAT: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP) Discussion on “Economic Dimensions of U.S. Engagement with Southeast Asia.” Speakers: Robert Dohner, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Asia at the U.S. Department of the Treasury; Atul Keshap, senior official for APEC at the U.S. Department of State; Walter Lohman, Director of the Heritage Foundation’s Asian Studies Center; Carnegie’s Vikram Nehru will moderate.
WHERE: 1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
CONTACT: 202-483-7600; web site: www.carnegieendowment.org
SOURCE: CEIP – event announcement
WHEN: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
WHAT: Center for American Progress (CAP) Discussion on “Unfinished Business: The Feminine Mystique at 50.” Speakers: Introduction by Neera Tanden, President, Center for American Progress; Featured speakers: Gail Collins, best-selling author; columnist, The New York Times; and Anna Quindlen, best-selling author; former columnist, The New York Times and Newsweek; moderated by Judith Warner, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress, columnist, Time.com.
WHERE: 1333 H Street, NW, 10th floor
CONTACT: 202- 682-1611; web site: http://www.americanprogress.org
SOURCE: CAP – event announcement
WHEN: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
WHAT: Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) - A Conversation with His Excellency Mr. Ahmet UzumcuDirector General, Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.
WHERE: CSIS, 1800 K Street, NW
CONTACT: 202-887-0200; web site: www.csis.org
SOURCE: CSIS – event announcement
WHEN: 12:15 – 1:45 p.m.
WHAT: New America Foundation (NAF) Discussion on “What’s Next for Pakistan’s New Government?” Speakers: Shamila Chaudhary, Senior South Asia Fellow, National Security Studies Program, New America Foundation; Andrew Wilder, Director, Afghanistan and Pakistan Programs, United States Institute of Peace; Malik Siraj Akbar, Editor-in-Chief, The Baloch Hal, Contributing Writer, Huffington Post; Dr. Simbal Khan, Pakistan Scholar, Asia Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Moderator, Peter Bergen, Director, National Security Studies Program, New America Foundation.
WHERE: 1899 L Street, NW, Suite 400
CONTACT: 202-986-2700; web site: http://newamerica.net
SOURCE: NAF - event announcement
WHEN: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
WHAT: Woodrow Wilson Center (WWC) Discussion on “Iran: The Battle for the Presidency.” Speakers: Barbara Slavin, Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council's South Asia Center and Washington Correspondent, Al-Monitor.com; Ali Vaez, Senior Analyst, Iran, International Crisis Group; Meir Javedanfar (via Skype from Israel), Professor, Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya and Iranian-Israeli Middle East Analyst; and moderator Haleh Esfandiari.
WHERE: WWC, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
CONTACT: 202-691-4000; web site: http://www.wilsoncenter.org
SOURCE: WWC - event announcement