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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

WHEN: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
WHAT: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP) Conference on “The Islamic State and the Middle East’s Shifting Geopolitical Landscape.” Complete agenda and list of speakers. 
WHERE: 1779 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
CONTACT: 202-483-7600; web site:
SOURCE: CEIP – event announcement

WHEN: 12:30 – 1:30 pm
WHAT: Heritage Foundation Discussion on “Opportunity in America: What It Means and How It Grows - The 2014 Index of Culture and Opportunity.”
Speakers: Introductory Remarks by Jennifer Marshall, The Heritage Foundation, Co-Host; and David Azerrad, The Heritage Foundation; Panel: Rea Hederman, Jr., The Buckeye Institute, Co-Host Chuck Donovan, Charlotte Lozier Institute; Heather Mac Donald, The Manhattan Institute; and Steve Moore, The Heritage Foundation.
WHERE: Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Avenue, N.E.
CONTACT: 202-546-4400; web site:
SOURCE: Heritage – event announcement

WHEN: 2:00 – 5:15 pm
WHAT: Brookings Institution Discussion on “Ukraine Update: Elections, Conflict and the Future of the EU’s Eastern Partnership.”
Complete agenda and list of speakers.
WHERE: Brookings, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
CONTACT: 202-797-6105 or ; web site:
SOURCE: Brookings – event announcement

WHEN: 6:00 pm
WHAT: National Endowment for Democracy (NED) Discussion on “Russia’s Political System: The Drama of Decay.”
Speaker: Lilia Shevtsova, Senior Associate, Carnegie Moscow Center.
WHERE: The Embassy of Canada, 501 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
CONTACT: 202- 378-9700; web site:
SOURCE: NED – event announcement