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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

WHEN: 8:50 am – 12:00 pm
WHAT: American Enterprise Institute (AEI) Discussion on “Who Governs the Internet? A Conversation on Securing the Multistakeholder Process
.” Featured speakers: Danny Sepulveda, U.S. Department of State; and Larry Strickling, National Telecommunications and Information Administration. Complete agenda and other speakers.
WHERE: 1150 17th Street, N.W.
CONTACT: 202-862-5800; web site: www.aei.org
SOURCE: AEI – event announcement

WHEN: 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
WHAT: Bipartisan Policy Center Conference - The 9/11 Commission Report: Ten Years Later.
Featured speakers: Thomas H. Kean, former Governor of New Jersey, Co-chair, BPC Homeland Security Project; and The Honorable Lee H. Hamilton, former Representative from Indiana, Co-chair, BPC Homeland Security Project. Complete agenda and list of speakers.
WHERE: Newseum, Knight Conference Center, Eighth Floor, 555 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W.
CONTACT: 202-204-2400; web site: http://bipartisanpolicy.org
SOURCE: Bipartisan Policy Center – event announcement


WHEN: 9:05 – 10:15 am
WHAT: Atlantic Council Discussion on “The U.S. Future in Space.”
Speakers: Gen. William L. Shelton, Commander, U.S. Air Force Space Command; Moderated by Barry Pavel, Vice President and Director, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, 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


WHEN: 9:05 – 10:15 am
WHAT: Atlantic Council Report Launch – “All Elements of National Power.”
Speakers: Gen. James L. Jones Jr., USMC (Ret.), President, Jones Group International LLC, Chairman, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, Atlantic Council; The Hon. George Moose, Board Director, Atlantic Council; and Mr. Barry Pavel, Vice President and Director, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, 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

WHEN: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
WHAT: Woodrow Wilson Center (WWC) Discussion on “The Impact of Ukraine in the Neighborhood.” Speakers: John Herbst, Director, Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center, Atlantic Council, Ambassador to Ukraine (2003-2005); Eric Rubin, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Thomas de Waal, Senior Associate, Russia and Eurasia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Hon. Kenneth S. Yalowitz, Global Fellow, former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Belarus from 1994-1997 and to Georgia from 1998-2001.
WHERE: 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
CONTACT: 202-691-4000; web site: http://www.wilsoncenter.org
SOURCE: WWC - event announcement


WHEN: 2:00 – 3:30 pm
WHAT: U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) – “U.S. Policy Today for Africa Tomorrow: 
A Conversation with Ambassadors Carson, Lyman and Moose.” Speakers: Amb. Johnnie Carson, Senior Advisor, U.S. Institute of Peace; Amb. Princeton Lyman, Senior Advisor, U.S. Institute of Peace; and Amb. George Moose, Vice Chairman, Board of Directors, ​U.S. Institute of Peace.
WHERE: 2301 Constitution Avenue, N.W.
CONTACT: 202-457-1700; web site: www.usip.org
SOURCE: USIP – event announcement


WHEN: 3:30 pm
WHAT: Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing on “U.S. Security Implications of International Energy and Climate Policies and Issues.”
Witnesses: Panel One: Mr. Amos Hochstein, Deputy Assistant Secretary Of State For Energy Diplomacy, U.S. Department of State; Mr. Eric Postel, Assistant Administrator For The Bureau Of Economic Growth, Education And Environment, U.S. Agency For International Development; Dr. Daniel Y. Chiu, Deputy Assistant Secretary Of Defense For Strategy And Force Development, U.S. Department of Defense; Panel Two: Rear Admiral David Titley, USN (Retired), Board Member, CNA Military Advisory Board; Mr. David L. Goldwyn, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Energy Security Initiative at the Brookings Institution; Ms. Mary J. Hutzler, Distinguished Senior Fellow, Institute for Energy Research; and Mr Michael Breen, Executive Director, Truman National Security Project.
WHERE: Check hearing announcement for location of hearing
CONTACT: 202-224-4651; web site: http://www.foreign.senate.gov
SOURCE: Senate Foreign Relations Committee – hearing announcement