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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

WHEN: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
WHAT:  Woodrow Wilson Center Discussion – "Emerging Priorities for Maternal Health in Nigeria" 
Speakers:  Dr. Kayode Afolabi, Director, Reproductive Health Unit, Federal Ministry of Health; Sandeep Bathala, Senior Program Associate, Environmental Change and Security Program, Maternal Health Initiative; Sarah Craven, Director of Washington Office, United Nations Population Fund; Lauren Herzer, Program Associate, Environmental Change and Security Program; Oladosu Ojengbede, Professor and Director, Centre for Population and Reproductive Health; Dr. Ugo Okoli, Project Director, NPHCDA / SURE – P; Emmanuel Otolorin, Nigeria Country Director, Jhpiego; Kole Shettima, Country Director, Africa Office, MacArthur Foundation; John Townsend, Vice President and Director, Reproductive Health Program, Population Council; Dr. Balami Wapada, Director, Family Health Department, Federal Ministry of Health.
WHERE: Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, 6th Fl. Moynihan Board Room
CONTACT:  202-691-4000; web site: http://www.wilsoncenter.org
SOURCE:  WWC - event announcement

 

WHEN: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
WHAT:  Bipartisan Policy Center Discussion – "How IT Can Support New Health Care Delivery and Payment Models and Transparency Efforts".
Moderated by Janet Marchibroda, Director, Health Innovation Initiative, Bipartisan Policy Center and Executive Director, CEO Council on Health and Innovation. Full speaker list and agenda.
WHERE:  Bipartisan Policy Center, 1225 Eye Street NW, Suite 1000, 10th floor, Washington, DC
CONTACT: 202-204-2400, bipartisaninfo@bipartisanpolicy.org;  web site:  http://bipartisanpolicy.org/
SOURCE:  Bipartisan Policy Center – event announcement

 

WHEN: 10:00 am – 11:30 am
WHAT:  Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) Report Release and Discussion – "Taxes and Development: The Promise of Domestic Resource Mobilization". 
Speakers: Moderated by Daniel Runde, CSIS.  Panelists: Gregory Adams, Director of Aid Effectiveness, Oxfam America; Katherine Baer, Division Chief, Revenue Administration, International Monetary Fund; Mark Fitzgerald, Principal, KPMG; and Robert Wuertz, Office Director, Economic Policy, USAID.
WHERE: CSIS, 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington DC.
CONTACT: 202-887-0200; web site: www.csis.org
SOURCE: CSIS – event announcement

 

WHEN: 10:00 am –11:00 am
WHAT:  Hudson Institute Discussion – "Securing Defense Technology in a Globalized Marketplace".  Speaker:  Beth McCormick, Director, Defense Technology Security Administration, Department of Defense; Moderated by Arthur Herman, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute.
WHERE: Hudson Institute, 1015 15th Street, N.W.
CONTACT: Rachel Cox, 202-974-2418; web site: http://www.hudson.org
SOURCE:  Event announcement

 

WHEN: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
WHAT:  American Enterprise Institute Discussion – "The Ukrainian Revolution, One Year Later: A Conversation with Victoria Nuland, Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs, Department of State."

WHERE: AEI, 1150 Seventeenth Street, NW, Washington, DC
CONTACT: 202-887-0200; web site: www.aei.org
SOURCE: AEI – event announcement

 

WHEN: 12:15 pm –2:00 pm
WHAT:  Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP) Discussion – "Mediation in the South Caucasus and Black Sea Region: The Swiss Experience".  Speakers: Angelo Gnädinger, Special Representative for the OSCE Chairperson-in-office for the South Caucasus; and Michael Ambühl,  Professor, Eidgenossische Techniscle Hochschule. Moderated by James F. Collins, Senior Associate, CEIP Russia and Eurasia Program.
WHERE: 1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
CONTACT:  Anna Taylor, 202-939-2318
SOURCE:  Event announcement

 

WHEN: 1:00– 5:30 pm
WHAT:  Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) Discussion – "Revisiting the Role of Coal: Competitiveness, Climate and Security". 
Speakers: Welcome by John J. Hamre, President, CSIS.  Keynote: Julio Friedmann, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Clean Coal, Office of Fossil Energy, U.S. Department of Energy. Full speaker list and agenda.
WHERE: CSIS, 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington DC
CONTACT: 202-887-0200; web site: www.csis.org
SOURCE: CSIS – event announcement

 

WHEN: 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
WHAT:  Woodrow Wilson Center Discussion – "Political Insults: How Offenses Escalate Conflict" 
Speaker: Karina Valentinovna Korostelina, Former Regional Exchange Scholar, Kennan Institute and Associate Professor, George Mason University.
WHERE: Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. 6th Floor Moynihan Board Room
CONTACT:  202-691-4000; web site: http://www.wilsoncenter.org
SOURCE:  WWC - event announcement