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Corporate Meeting ⁄ Washington

Corporate Conference Call: Assessing the United Nations Climate Summit

Speakers:

Michael A. Levi, David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment; Director, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, David Sandalow, Inaugural Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs; Former Undersecretary (Acting), U.S. Department of Energy

Presider:

Robert McMahon, Editor, CFR.org
September 24, 2014 11:00-11:45 a.m. - Conference Call

This meeting is on the record.

Corporate Meeting ⁄ Washington

Corporate Teleconference: A Conversation with Enrique Peņa Nieto

Speaker:

Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico

Presider:

Robert E. Rubin, Co-chairman, Council on Foreign Relations; Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury
September 23, 2014 2:00-3:00 p.m. - Teleconference

This meeting is on the record.

Corporate Meeting ⁄ Washington

Corporate Teleconference: Window on Washington: The Current Trade Environment

Speakers:

Edward Alden, Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, Matthew J. Slaughter, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Business and Globalization, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider:

Jerry Seib, Washington Bureau Chief, Wall Street Journal

With the ongoing Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations underway and the impending expiration of the Export-Import Bank charter, join us for a discussion of the trade environment in Washington, the effect of the midterm elections, and the significance for business.

The "Window on Washington" conference call series examines international issues from the perspective of the nation's capital and what they mean for business. The calls cover Congress, the administration, and other major players in Washington, drawing speakers from these groups, journalists, and others who know the issues and Washington.

September 10, 2014 10:00-10:45 a.m.

This meeting is not for attribution.

Corporate Meeting ⁄ Washington

Corporate Briefing on the Independent Task Force on Noncommunicable Diseases

Speaker:

Thomas J. Bollyky, Senior Fellow for Global Health, Economics, and Development, Council on Foreign Relations; Director, Independent Task Force on Noncommunicable Diseases

Presider:

Christopher M. Tuttle, Director, Task Force Program, Council on Foreign Relations

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) has launched an Independent Task Force on Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs), co-chaired by Mitchell E. Daniels Jr., former governor of Indiana, and Thomas E. Donilon, former national security adviser, and directed by Thomas Bollyky, CFR senior fellow for global health, economics, and development. The Task Force is examining the NCD crisis in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) and will recommend a strategy for the United States and others to adopt to address the problem. The Task Force inquiry extends beyond health issues and will consider the question of U.S. engagement on the issue as a matter of foreign policy, national security, and the promotion of international economic development and trade.

The Task Force seeks input from the private sector on the role of business in NCDs in LMICs. We hope that you and/or a colleague who focuses on relevant issues will join the discussion to share insights and experiences.

June 26, 2014 12:00-12:30 p.m. - Lunch Reception
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Meeting

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Corporate Meeting ⁄ New York

Perspectives on Monetary Policy and Income Inequality

Speaker:

James Bullard, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

The meeting is part of the C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics, presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

June 26, 2014 12:30-1:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. - Meeting

This meeting is on the record.

Corporate Meeting ⁄ Washington

The Role of Congress in U.S. Human Rights Policy and Beyond

Speaker:

Christopher Smith, (R-NJ) Chairman, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations, Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives

Presider:

Michael D. Mosettig, Writer, PBS Online NewsHour

Please join Representative Smith to discuss U.S. human rights policy, congressional efforts to combat human trafficking, and implications for U.S. national security.

June 17, 2014 12:00-12:30 p.m. - Lunch Reception
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Meeting

This meeting is on the record.

Corporate Meeting ⁄ New York

A Conversation on the President's Trade Agenda with Michael Froman

Speaker:

Michael B.G. Froman, United States Trade Representative

Presider:

Charlene Barshefsky, Senior International Partner, WilmerHale; Former United States Trade Representative

This meeting is part of the C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics, presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

June 16, 2014 12:30-1:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. - Meeting

This meeting is on the record.

ListenWatch

Corporate Meeting ⁄ New York

Bernard L. Schwartz Lecture on Business and Foreign Policy with Steven A. Schwarzman

Speaker:

Stephen A. Schwarzman, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and Cofounder, The Blackstone Group

Presider:

Maria Bartiromo, Anchor and Global Markets Editor, Fox Business Network

Please join us as Stephen Schwarzman discusses various investment decisions amid geopolitical uncertainties.

This lecture series was established in Fall 2002 and is funded by Bernard L. Schwartz, chairman and CEO of BLS Investments. The series will focus on two areas: the evolution of the relationship between business and government in the making of foreign policy; and ways for government to make better use of business in solving foreign policy problems and for business to become more engaged in the making of foreign policy.

June 11, 2014 12:00-1:00 p.m. - Meeting
1:00-1:30 p.m. - Lunch

This meeting is not for attribution.

Corporate Meeting ⁄ Washington

What To Do About Russia and Ukraine

Speakers:

Karen E. Donfried, President, The German Marshall Fund of the United States, Robert Kahn, Steven A. Tananbaum Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, Stephen Sestanovich, George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider:

Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations

Please join our panelists as they discuss the ongoing crisis in Ukraine and provide recommendations for U.S. policy going forward. This is part of CFR's "What to Do About…" series. Each meeting in this series will highlight a specific issue and feature experts who will put forward competing analyses and policy prescriptions in a mock high-level U.S. government meeting.

June 9, 2014 6:00-6:15 p.m. - Registration
6:15-7:30 p.m. - Meeting
7:30-8:00 p.m. - Reception

This meeting is on the record.

Corporate Meeting ⁄ New York

Riding the Boom: How to Get Shale Gas Right

Speakers:

John Deutch, Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Fred Krupp, President, Environmental Defense Fund, Edward L. Morse, Global Head of Commodity Research, Citibank

Presider:

John C. Bussey, Assistant Managing Editor, Wall Street Journal

Please join our panel as they discuss the natural gas potential in the United States, the challenges with its development, and U.S. foreign policy and economic implications of a shale gas boom.

June 3, 2014 12:30-1:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. - Meeting

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Corporate Meeting ⁄ New York

The New Indian Government

Speakers:

Alyssa Ayres, Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, Council on Foreign Relations, Jagdish N. Bhagwati, Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, Robert D. Blackwill, Henry Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider:

Charles Robert Kaye, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Warburg Pincus LLC

Please join our panelists as they discuss prospects and challenges facing the new Indian government, elected after a month of phased polls across the country. Panelists will assess what Indian leaders will be prioritizing for domestic economic growth and the global economy, U.S.-India relations, and regional security.

May 28, 2014 12:30-1:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. - Meeting

This meeting is on the record.

Corporate Meeting ⁄ Washington

Technology, Policymaking, and the Future

Speakers:

Joel Garreau, Lincoln Professor of Law, Culture, and Values, Arizona State University; Future Tense Fellow, New America Foundation, Michael Rogers, Founder, Practical Futurist

Presider:

Lee Brenner, Cofounder and Publisher, HyperVocal.com

Over the past year, scientists have predicted that one day 3D printing will be able to create human tissue, driverless cars will become the norm, and robots could take over a vast number of human jobs while creating new ones. Please join Joel Garreau and Michael Rogers as they discuss some of these innovations and the role technological advances play in the policymaking environment and the future.

May 23, 2014 12:00-12:30 p.m. - Lunch Reception
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Meeting

This meeting is on the record.

Corporate Meeting ⁄ Washington

The Future of Internet Governance

Speakers:

Lynn St. Amour, President and CEO, Internet Matters; Former President and CEO, Internet Society, Adam Segal, Maurice R. Greenberg Senior Fellow for China Studies and Project Directer of CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force, Defending an Open, Global, Secure, and Resilient Internet, Council on Foreign Relations, Daniel Sepulveda, Deputy Assistant Secretary and U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Presider:

Catherine Lotrionte, Associate Director, Institute for International Law & Politics, Georgetown University

Last June's CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force on U.S. digital policy found that the U.S. could "no longer rely on its role as the progenitor of the Internet to claim the mantle of leadership." Instead it needed to "exert a positive influence on cyberspace by working to convince the next wave of users that an open and global Internet is in all of our interests." With the conclusion of a global multistakeholder meeting in Brazil, recent weeks have witnessed a flurry of activity on these issues. Please join Lynn St. Amour, Adam Segal, and Daniel Sepulveda as they assess the outcomes of NETmundial in Brazil and discuss the future of Internet governance.

May 15, 2014 12:00-12:30 p.m. - Registration and Reception
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Meeting

This meeting is on the record.

Corporate Meeting ⁄ New York

Robert B. McKeon Endowed Series on Military Strategy and Leadership with the Service Chiefs

Panelists:

General Raymond T. Odierno, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army, General James Amos, Commandant, U.S. Marine Corps, General Mark A. Welsh III, Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force, Admiral Robert J. Papp Jr., Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard, Vice Admiral Michelle Howard, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Navy

Presider:

Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations

The Robert B. McKeon Endowed Series on Military Strategy and Leadership features prominent individuals from the military and intelligence communities.

May 14, 2014 5:30-6:00 p.m. - Reception
6:00-7:15 p.m. - Meeting
7:15-8:00 p.m. - Cocktail Reception

This meeting is not for attribution.

Corporate Meeting ⁄ New York

C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics: Perspectives on Monetary Policy

Speaker:

Charles I. Plosser, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
May 8, 2014 7:45-8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:00-9:00 a.m. - Meeting

This meeting is on the record.

Corporate Meeting ⁄ New York

World Economic Update

Speakers:

Lewis Alexander, Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Nomura Securities International Inc., Peter R. Fisher, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Business and Government, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College, Vincent Raymond Reinhart, Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley

Presider:

Sebastian Mallaby, Director, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

This series is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

May 7, 2014 7:45-8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:00-9:00 a.m. - Meeting

This meeting is on the record.

ListenWatch

Corporate Meeting ⁄ New York

Screening of D-Day 3-D: Normandy 1944

Speakers:

Rick Atkinson, Author, The Liberation Trilogy, Pascal Vuong, Director, Writer, and Producer, D-Day: Normandy 1944, Tom Brokaw, Special Correspondent, NBC News;
Narrator, D-Day: Normandy 1944

Join us for a special screening of N3D Land Films' new documentary, D-Day 3D: Normandy 1944. The film illustrates the beginning of the largest Allied operation of World War II by blending multiple cinematographic techniques, including animation, CGI, and stunning live-action images. D-Day explores history, military strategy, science, technology and human values. Audiences of all ages, including new generations, will discover from a new perspective how this landing changed the world.

May 6, 2014 6:00-7:00 p.m. - Check-in and Reception
7:00-8:00 p.m. - Screening
8:00-8:45 p.m. - Discussion

This meeting is on the record.

Corporate Meeting

Corporate Teleconference: Window on Washington: Priorities in U.S. Intellectual Property and Patent Policy

Speaker:

Michelle K. Lee, Deputy Undersecretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director, United States Patent and Trademark Office

Presider:

David Hirschmann, President and Chief Executive Officer, Global Intellectual Property Center, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The "Window on Washington" conference call series examines international issues from the perspective of the nation's capital and what they mean for business. The calls cover Congress, the administration, and other major players in Washington, drawing speakers from these groups, journalists and others who know the issues and Washington.

May 1, 2014

This meeting is not for attribution.

Corporate Meeting ⁄ Washington

What To Do About Syria

Speakers:

Ryan Crocker, Dean, Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University; Former U.S. Ambassador to Syria, Charles W. Dunne, Director, Middle East and North Africa Programs, Freedom House; Former Director for Iraq, National Security Council Staff, Paul R. Pillar, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Security Studies Program, Georgetown University; Former National Intelligence Officer for the Near East and South Asia, Central Intelligence Agency, Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations

Please join our panelists as they discuss U.S. policy toward Syria and the situation on the ground there. This is part of CFR's "What to Do About…" series. Each will highlight a specific issue and feature experts who will put forward competing analyses and policy prescriptions in a mock high-level U.S. government meeting.

May 1, 2014 12:00-12:30 p.m. - Lunch Reception
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Meeting

This meeting is on the record.

Corporate Meeting ⁄ Washington

Immigration: Policy and Politics

Speakers:

Charles Cook, Editor and Publisher, Cook Political Report, Ray Suarez, Host, Inside Story, Al Jazeera America

As the midterm elections near, the likelihood of federal policy changes in the immigration realm narrows. Please join Charlie Cook and Ray Suarez to discuss perspectives on immigration reform in the halls of Congress and across the broader U.S. body politic.

April 30, 2014 8:00-8:30 a.m. - Breakfast Reception
8:30-9:30 a.m. - Meeting

This meeting is not for attribution.