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Monday, October 20, 2014

WHEN: 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
WHAT: Woodrow Wilson Center (WWC) Conference on “Does Democracy Matter?” Complete agenda and list of speakers.
WHERE: 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
CONTACT: 202-691-4000; web site: http://www.wilsoncenter.org
SOURCE: WWC - event announcement


WHEN: 9:00 – 10:00 am
WHAT: Center for American Progress (CAP) Discussion on “Opportunities for Curbing Methane Pollution: State and Federal Responses to Emissions of Heat-trapping Methane.”
Speakers: Welcoming remarks by Carol M. Browner, Distinguished Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress; Panelists: Mary D. Nichols, Chairman, California Air Resources Board; Judi Greenwald, Deputy Director for Climate, Environment, and Energy Efficiency, Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis, Department of Energy; Mark Brownstein, Associate Vice President & Chief Counsel, U.S. Climate and Energy Program, Environmental Defense Fund; Mike Langford, National President, Utility Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO; Moderator: Greg Dotson, Vice President for Energy Policy, Center for American Progress.
WHERE: 1150 17th Street, N.W.
CONTACT: 202-862-5800; web site: www.aei.org
SOURCE: AEI – event announcement

WHEN: 2:00 – 3:30 pm
WHAT: American Enterprise Institute (AEI) Discussion on “Warfare Beneath the Waves: The Undersea Domain in Asia.”
Speakers: Panelists: Dean Cheng, Heritage Foundation; Thomas Mahnken, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies; Evan Montgomery, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments; Iskander Rehman, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments; Moderator: Michael Mazza, AEI.
WHERE: 1150 17th Street, N.W.
CONTACT: 202-862-5800; web site: www.aei.org
SOURCE: AEI – event announcement

WHEN: 3:00 – 4:30 pm
WHAT: Brookings Institution Discussion on “U.S.-Russia Relations: Beyond the Crisis in Ukraine.”
Speakers: Panelists: Victoria Panova, Director General, Fund MGIMO-UT/ Global Reform Fund; Steven Pifer, Director, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center on the United States and Europe, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence; Jeremy Shapiro, Fellow, Project on International Order and Strategy and the Center on the United States and Europe, Foreign Policy Program, The Brookings Institution; Moderator: Michael O'Hanlon, Co-Director, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence, Director of Research, Foreign Policy.
WHERE: Brookings, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
CONTACT: 202-797-6105 or events@brookings.edu ; web site: www.brookings.edu
SOURCE: Brookings – event announcement

WHEN: 4:30 – 6:00 pm
WHAT: Atlantic Council Discussion on “Russia's Energy Relations with the West: The Energy Charter Perspective.”
Speakers: Ambassador Urban Rusnák, Secretary-General, Energy Charter Secretariat; Introduced by Marat Terterov, Executive Director, Brussels Energy Club; Moderated by David Koranyi, Deputy Director, Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center, Atlantic Council.
WHERE: 1030 15th Street, N.W., 12th Floor
CONTACT: 202-463-7226; web site: http://www.atlanticcouncil.org
SOURCE: Atlantic Council – event announcement