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Corporate Meeting ⁄ Washington

The North Korean Nuclear Threat: Evaluating Its Twenty-Year Evolution

Speakers:

Stephen W. Bosworth, Dean Emeritus, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; Special Representative for North Korea Policy, U.S. Department of State (2009–11), Han Sung-Joo, Professor Emeritus, Korea University; Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea (1993–94)

Presider:

Richard C. Bush III, Director, Center for East Asia Policy Studies, and Senior Fellow, John L. Thornton China Center, Brookings Institution

In the two decades since North Korea announced its intention to withdraw from the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty and the crisis that followed, North Korea's provocations have continued to escalate tensions. Please join Stephen Bosworth and Han Sung-Joo to discuss the progression of the North Korean nuclear threat over the past two decades including their experiences during negotiations for the 1994 Agreed Framework.

April 24, 2014 12:00-12:30 p.m. - Lunch Reception
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Meeting

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Corporate Meeting ⁄ Washington

Corporate Executives Roundtable: "The Environment for Infrastructure Investment in China"

Speaker:

Jeff Layman, Partner, Baker Botts LLP

Presider:

Heidi Crebo-Rediker, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Infrastructure development has been an important part of China's overall economic growth, from the expansion in coastal cities to the 2010 grand strategy focused on developing the western regions to the interior provinces rich in natural resources but needing transport links. As much as there is Chinese infrastructure expertise to share, there are also barriers to investment, including regulatory concerns, political pressures, and legal and labor considerations. Join Heidi Crebo-Rediker and Jeff Layman in discussing the financial and economic environment for infrastructure investment in China.

April 23, 2014 12:00-12:30 p.m. - Lunch Reception
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Roundtable

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Corporate Meeting ⁄ New York

Emerging Technology Series: Bitcoin--Currency, Commodity or Con?

Speakers:

Jerry Brito, Senior Fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University, Wences Casares, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Lemon.com, Carol Van Cleef, Partner, Co-chair of Global Payments, Financial Services and Banking, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips

Presider:

Zachary Karabell, President, RiverTwice Research

Please join our panelists as they discuss the emerging technology bitcoin, its viability as a currency alternative, and its implications for U.S. domestic and foreign policy.

The Emerging Technology series explores the science behind innovative new technologies and the effects they will have on U.S. foreign policy, international relations, and the global economy.

April 22, 2014 5:30-6:00 p.m. - Reception
6:00-7:00 p.m. - Meeting

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Corporate Meeting ⁄ New York

Renewing America Series: A Conversation with Tom Vilsack

Speaker:

Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Presider:

Roger C. Altman, Founder and Chairman, Evercore Partners, Inc.

Please join Secretary Vilsack as he discusses the implementation of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (Farm Bill), food security, and immigration reform.

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.

April 9, 2014 12:30-1:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. - Meeting

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Corporate Meeting ⁄ New York

Foreign Affairs Live: Brazil Outlook with Michel Temer

Speaker:

Michel Temer, Vice President, Federative Republic of Brazil

Presider:

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

Please join Vice President Michel Temer as he discusses the institutional and political framework of Brazil.

April 4, 2014 10:15-10:30 a.m. - Reception
10:30-11:30 a.m. - Meeting

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Corporate Meeting

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 ⁄ Washington

A Conversation with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim (DC)

Speaker:

Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group

Presider:

Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, Chief International Correspondent, CNBC

Please join us for the fourteenth installment of the David A. Morse Memorial lecture series with World Bank President, Jim Yong Kim. Dr. Kim will discuss the current challenges and priorities for the World Bank in addressing global economic inequality as well as their efforts to invest in effective infrastructure, including data systems, and to build a social movement to empower those facing poverty.


The David A. Morse lecture series honors the memory of lawyer, public servant, and internationalist David A. Morse, an active Council member for nearly thirty years.

April 1, 2014 8:00-8:30 a.m. - Breakfast Reception
8:30-9:30 a.m. - Meeting

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Corporate Meeting ⁄ New York

Arthur C. Helton Memorial Lecture with Samantha Power

Speaker:

Samantha Power, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations

Presider:

Cynthia McFadden, Co-Anchor, ABC News, Nightline

The Arthur C. Helton Memorial Lecture was established to honor the memory of Arthur C. Helton, who was director of peace and conflict studies and senior fellow for refugee studies and preventive action at the Council on Foreign Relations. The lecture addresses pressing human rights issues and humanitarian concerns.

March 31, 2014 12:30-1:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. - Meeting

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Corporate Meeting ⁄ Washington

DC Town Hall Meeting on Russia and Ukraine

Speakers:

Max Boot, Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Senior Fellow for National Security Studies, Council on Foreign Relations (Via videoconference from New York), 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 (Via videoconference from New York)

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March 19, 2014 5:00-5:30 p.m. - Registration and Reception
5:30-6:30 p.m. - Meeting

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Corporate Meeting ⁄ New York

NY Town Hall Meeting on Russia and Ukraine

Speakers:

Max Boot, Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Senior Fellow for National Security Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Robert Kahn, Steven A. Tananbaum Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations (via videoconference from Washington, DC), Stephen Sestanovich, George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Council on Foreign Relations (via videoconference from Washington, DC)

Presider:

Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations

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March 19, 2014 5:00-5:30 p.m. - Reception
5:30-6:30 p.m. - Meeting

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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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