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Corporate Teleconference: The Emerging Arctic

Speakers:

Scott G. Borgerson, Chief Executive Officer, CargoMetrics, Lawson W. Brigham, Distinguished Professor, Geography and Arctic Policy, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Presider:

Charles L. Cashin III, Military Fellow, U.S. Coast Guard, Council on Foreign Relations

Climate change, technological advances, and a growing demand for natural resources are driving a new era of development in the Arctic region. Many experts assert that Arctic summers could be free of sea ice in a matter of decades, opening the region up to hundreds of billions of dollars in investment, most notably in energy production and shipping. Please join Scott Borgerson, Lawson Brigham, and Captain Cashin as they examine the economic opportunities emerging in the Arctic and related topics covered in CFR's new interactive guide, "The Emerging Arctic."

April 2, 2014 4:00-4:45 p.m. - EST

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Corporate Meeting ⁄ New York

A Conversation with Evgeni Kiselev

Speaker:

Evgeni Kiselev, Independent Journalist, Political Analyst (Ukraine); Former News Director, Inter TV (Ukraine); Former Director-General, NTV (Russia)

Presider:

Thomas Graham, Managing Director, Kissinger Associates; Former Senior Director for Russia, National Security Council

Please join Evgeni Kiselev as he discusses the crisis in Ukraine and provides analysis on the Crimea referendum.

For information on the crisis in Ukraine, please visit CFR's backgrounder.

March 17, 2014 5:30-6:00 p.m. - Reception
6:00-7:00 p.m. - Meeting

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Corporate Meeting ⁄ Washington

Reviewing the Asia "Rebalance"

Speakers:

Kurt M. Campbell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Asia Group; Former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State (2009-2013), David M. Lampton, George and Sadie Hyman Professor, and Director of China Studies, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Presider:

Ellen Laipson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Stimson Center

Please join Kurt Campbell and David Lampton to discuss U.S. policy in the two years since the Obama administration's announcement of its plans to "pivot" toward the Asia-Pacific.

March 6, 2014 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Lunch Reception
12:00-1:00 p.m. - Meeting

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Corporate Meeting ⁄ New York

The Strategic Consequences of the U.S. Energy Boom

Speakers:

Dennis C. Blair, Admiral (U.S. Navy, Retired); Co-Chairman, Commission on Energy and Geopolitics, Securing America's Future Energy; Former Director of National Intelligence; Former Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Command, John Browne, Author, Seven Elements that Changed the World: An Adventure of Ingenuity and Discovery; Partner, Riverstone Holdings, LLC; Former Chief Executive Officer, BP

Presider:

Robert D. Blackwill, Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations; Coauthor, "America's Energy Edge: The Geopolitical Consequences of the Shale Revolution," Foreign Affairs March/April 2014
March 3, 2014 12:30-1:00 p.m. - Lunch Reception
1:00-2:00 p.m. - Meeting

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Corporate Meeting ⁄ New York

World Economic Update

Speakers:

Lewis Alexander, Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Nomura Securities International Inc., Takatoshi Ito, Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Dean, Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo; Former Deputy Vice Minister for International Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of Japan, 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.

February 27, 2014 7:45-8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:00-9:00 a.m. - Meeting

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Corporate Meeting ⁄ New York

Renewing America Series: Can Cities Save America?

Speakers:

Daniel L. Doctoroff, Chief Executive Office and President, Bloomberg L.P.; Former Deputy Mayor for Economic Development and Rebuilding, City of New York, Bruce J. Katz, Vice President and Founding Director, Metropolitan Policy Program, The Brookings Institute; Author, The Metropolitan Revolution: How Cities and Metros Are Fixing Our Broken Politics and Fragile Economy, Thomas M. Menino, Codirector, Initiative on Cities, Boston University; Former Mayor, City of Boston

Presider:

Zachary Karabell, President, RiverTwice Research

Please join our panelists as they discuss the political and economic successes U.S. cities have achieved outside of the gridlock of Washington, DC, and how urban areas have become an ideal environment for innovation and development.

The Renewing America Series examines how policies at home will directly influence the economic and military strength of the United States and its ability to act in the world.

February 19, 2014 7:45-8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:00-9:00 a.m.

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Corporate Meeting ⁄ Washington

Foreign Affairs Live: The New Emerging Markets

Speakers:

Steven A. Cook, Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; Author, "Turkey's Democratic Mirage," ForeignAffairs.com, Marcus Noland, Executive Vice President and Director of Studies, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Author, "South Korea: The Backwater That Boomed," Foreign Affairs, Mitchell Orenstein, Professor and Chair, Political Science Department, Northeastern University; Author, "Poland: From Tragedy to Triumph," Foreign Affairs

Presider:

Gideon Rose, Peter G. Peterson Chair and Editor, Foreign Affairs

Please join Steven A. Cook, Marcus Noland, and Mitchell Orenstein for a discussion about the new emerging markets of Poland, South Korea, and Turkey.


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January 29, 2014 5:30-6:00 p.m. - Registration and Reception
6:00-7:00 p.m. - Meeting
7:00-8:00 p.m. - Reception

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Corporate Meeting ⁄ New York

CFR Fellows' Book Launch Series--By All Means Necessary: How China's Resource Quest is Changing the World

Speakers:

Elizabeth C. Economy, C.V. Starr Fellow and Director for Asia Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Michael A. Levi, David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and Environment and Director of the Program on Energy Security and Climate Change, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider:

Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations

CFR Fellows Liz Economy and Michael Levi will discuss their book: By All Means Necessary: How China's Resource Quest is Changing the World.

January 29, 2014 5:30-6:00 p.m. - Reception
6:00-6:45 p.m. - Discussion
6:45-7:15 p.m. - Cocktail Reception and Book Signing

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Corporate Teleconference: U.S. Policy in the Afghanistan-Pakistan Region

Speakers:

Daniel S. Markey, Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, Council on Foreign Relations, Patrick J. Mahaney Jr., Military Fellow, U.S. Army, Council on Foreign Relations

Please join CFR fellows Patrick Mahaney and Daniel Markey for a discussion on the future of the U.S. presence in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region. The conversation will focus on the shape of the U.S. presence in Afghanistan beyond 2014 and negotiations surrounding the new joint security deal, continued U.S. tensions with President Hamid Karzai, implications for Pakistan, the ability of the United States to maintain a security presence in the region, and other issues.

January 24, 2014 11:00-11:45 a.m. - EST

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Corporate Meeting ⁄ New York

The State of the World Economy

Speaker:

Olivier Blanchard, Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department, International Monetary Fund

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.

January 23, 2014 7:45-8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:00-9:00 a.m. - Meeting

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Corporate Meeting

Corporate Teleconference: Window on Washington: Congressional Outlook

Speaker:

Reema Dodin, Floor Director, Office of Senator Richard J. Durbin

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.

January 17, 2014 12:00-12:45 p.m. - EST

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Corporate Meeting ⁄ Washington

A Conversation with Jacob J. Lew

Speaker:

Jacob J. Lew, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Presider:

John C. Bussey, Assistant Managing Editor and Executive Business Editor, Wall Street Journal

Please join Secretary Lew for a discussion on the U.S. economy, next steps for financial reform, and the department's international agenda.

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January 16, 2014 8:00-8:30 a.m. - Breakfast Reception
8:30-9:15 a.m. - Meeting

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Corporate Meeting ⁄ New York

Outlook for 2014

Speaker:

Byron Wien, Vice Chairman, Blackstone Advisory Partners LP

Presider:

Robert E. Rubin, Co-Chairman, Council on Foreign Relations; Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury
January 8, 2014 7:45-8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:00-9:00 a.m. - Meeting

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Corporate Meeting

Renewing America Series: The Cost of U.S. Healthcare

Speakers:

Steven Brill, Chief Executive Offier, Journalism Online, Ezekiel Emanuel, Vice Provost for Global Initiatives, Chair of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania

Presider:

Rana Foroohar, Assistant Managing Editor and Columnist, TIME; Global Economic Analyst, CNN

Experts discuss how the cost of U.S. healthcare is impacting the economy, as part of CFR's Renewing America series.

The Renewing America series examines how policies at home directly influence the economic and military strength of the United States and its ability to act in the world.

November 21, 2013

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The U.S. Economy and Fiscal Policy

Speakers:

Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President, American Action Forum; Former Director, Congressional Budget Office, Vincent Reinhart, Chief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley

Presider:

Alan S. Murray, President, Pew Research Center

Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Vincent Reinhart discuss the U.S. economy amidst continuing fiscal uncertainty.

November 21, 2013

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World Economic Update

Speakers:

Lewis Alexander, Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Nomura Securities International Inc, Vincent Raymond Reinhart, Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley, Nemat Shafik, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

Presider:

Sebastian Mallaby, Director, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
October 29, 2013 8:15-9:15 a.m. - Meeting

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Foreign Affairs Media Call on the Nomination of Janet Yellen to Chair the Federal Reserve

Speakers:

Martin S. Feldstein, George F. Baker Professor of Economics, Harvard University, Adam S. Posen, President, Peterson Institute for International Economics

Presider:

Sebastian Mallaby, Director, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Harvard University professor and economist Martin S. Feldstein and Peterson Institute for International Economics President Adam S. Posen discuss the nomination of Federal Reserve Vice Chairwoman Janet Yellen to replace outgoing Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke.

October 10, 2013

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CEO Speaker Series: The Future of Energy

Panelists:

Christophe de Margerie, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, TOTAL S.A.; Member, CFR Global Board of Advisers, Paolo Scaroni, Chief Executive Officer, Eni; Member, CFR Global Board of Advisors, Michael A. Levi, David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment, Council on Foreign Relations, David M. Rubenstein, Cofounder and Co-Chief Executive Officer, The Carlyle Group; Vice Chairman, Council on Foreign Relations; Chair, CFR Global Board of Advisers
October 7, 2013 1:00-2:00 p.m.

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Corporate Meeting ⁄ Washington

Corporate Executives Roundtable: “Global Comparisons of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)

Presider:

Samuel G. Williamson, Partner, Shanghai Office, Kirkland & Ellis

Speakers:

Lisa Alfaro, Partner in Charge, São Paulo Office, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Nicola Bonucci, Director of Legal Affairs, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) (Via videoconference from Paris)

The past couple of years have seen a rise in anti-corruption cases, legislation, and policy debates around the world, including Brazil's recent enactment of its own version of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Please join Lisa Alfaro and Nicola Bonucci for a discussion on global anti-corruption policies, trends, and best practices.

October 4, 2013 8:00-8:15 a.m. - Breakfast Reception
8:15-9:15 a.m. - Roundtable

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Corporate Meeting

Corporate Teleconference: Changing China

Speakers:

David Shambaugh, Professor and Director, China Policy Program, Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University, Stephen S. Roach, Senior Fellow, Yale University; Former Chairman, Morgan Stanley Asia

Presider:

Matt Pottinger, Chief Executive Officer, China Six LLC

Following Premier Li Keqiang's comments about China's financial reform at the World Economic Forum meeting in Dalian, China, please join Stephen Roach and David Shambaugh for a conversation on China's economy, including economic liberalization, the influence of China's political environment and leadership, and the outlook for investment in China.

September 17, 2013 11:00-11:45 a.m. - Conference Call

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