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Corporate Teleconference: The Future of U.S.-Russia Relations

Speaker:

Stephen R. Sestanovich

Please join Stephen Sestanovich for a discussion on the future of the U.S.-Russia relationship, including prospects for permanent normal trade relations (PNTR) and World Trade Organization accession, Russia's relationship with Syria and its impact on U.S. policy, the Magnitsky bill, and other issues.

July 18, 2012 11:00-11:45 a.m. - Teleconference

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Corporate Teleconference: Affordable Care Act

Presider:

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

Speakers:

Peter R. Orszag, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, Barry Friedman, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
July 2, 2012 3:30-4:15 p.m. - Conference Call

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CEO Speaker Series: Anshu Jain

Speaker:

Anshu Jain, Head of the Corporate Investment Bank; Member of the Management Board, Deutsche Bank

Anshu Jain will discuss the evolution of financial services since the crisis and the impact of globalization on the financial services industry, its clients, and society in general.

May 22, 2012 7:45-8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:00-9:00 a.m. - Meeting

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Teleconference: Global Economy

Presider:

Gideon Rose, Editor, Foreign Affairs, and Peter G. Peterson Chair, Foreign Affairs
May 10, 2012 10:00-10:45 a.m. - Teleconference

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CEO Speaker Series: Long-Term Capitalism

Speaker:

Dominic Barton, Global Managing Director, McKinsey & Company

Presider:

Gillian Tett, U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times
April 11, 2012 7:45-8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:00-9:00 a.m. - Meeting

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Broadcast of Meeting: CEO Speaker Series: Long-Term Capitalism

Speaker:

Dominic Barton, Global Managing Director, McKinsey & Company

Presider:

Gillian Tett, U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times
April 11, 2012 8:00-9:00 a.m. - Listen-only Teleconference

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Corporate Conference Call: April and the Americas

Speakers:

Shannon K. O’Neil, Douglas Dillon Fellow for Latin America Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Julia E. Sweig, Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies and Director for Latin America Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider:

Toni Johnson, Senior Editor/Senior Staff Writer, CFR.org

This week, President Barack Obama held a North American Summit with Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper and Mexican president Felipe Calderón. Next week, he will host Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff for a state visit, before they both travel to the Summit of the Americans in Cartagena, Colombia. Join CFR fellows Shannon K. O'Neil and Julia E. Sweig to discuss these meetings, as well as Secretary Hillary Clinton's strategic partnership dialogue with Brazilian foreign minister Antonio Patriota that will be held immediately after the summit in Cartagena.

April 5, 2012 2:30-3:30 p.m. - Conference Call

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CEO Speaker Series: It's a New World: So What Should We Do? with Laurence D. Fink, Chairman and CEO, BlackRock

Speaker:

Laurence D. Fink, Chairman and CEO, BlackRock

Presider:

Maria Bartiromo, Anchor, CNBC

Laurence D. Fink discusses the challenges facing the global financial system with CNBC anchor, Maria Bartiromo.

February 29, 2012 7:45-8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:00-9:00 a.m. - Meeting

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Corporate Meeting ⁄ Washington

Briefing on The Future of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Speaker:

Barbara Weisel, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Southeast Asia and the Pacific

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement received renewed attention from President Obama after the most recent APEC summit, where many viewed it as a key economic milestone for U.S. relations in the Asia Pacific region. However, potential resistance from Congress and China's looming economic presence could pose problems for the future of the agreement. In advance of the next round of negotiations, join Barbara Weisel as she discusses the future of the TPP, including the opportunities and challenges-economic, political, and others--and their impact on business. The roundtable will also serve as an opportunity for Ms. Weisel to solicit input from executives on the role of business in the TPP.

February 16, 2012 12:00-12:30 p.m. - Lunch
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Meeting

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Dinner with CFR's Military Fellows - Washington, DC

Presider:

David E. Sanger, Chief Washington Correspondent, New York Times

Speakers:

Captain Melissa Bert, USCG, Colonel Willard Buhl, USMC, Colonel Kathryn Burba, USA, Colonel Chad T. Manske, USAF, Captain Bradley S. Russell, USN

This special dinner with CFR's visiting military fellows will focus on military perspectives toward global hot-spots, the future of U.S. military strategy, and the impact of potential defense budget reductions.

The CFR Military Fellowship enables the officers selected by the Chiefs of Staff of the Army and the Air Force, the Chief of Naval Operations, and the Commandants of the Coast Guard and Marine Corps, to broaden their understanding of foreign relations by spending a year in residence at CFR's headquarters in New York.

February 16, 2012 6:00-6:30 p.m. - Cocktail Reception
6:30-7:30 p.m. - Dinner Meeting

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The Future of Global Regulatory Harmonization

Speakers:

Marisa Lago, Assistant Secretary for International Markets and Development, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Richard Meddings, Group Finance Director, Standard Chartered

With bank capital requirements under review in Europe, United States, and Asia, global financial regulatory harmonization continues to be an area of concern for regulators, investors, and business given the uncertain global economic environment. What steps, if any, are policymakers taking on coordinating global financial guidelines? What is the progress of global regulatory harmonization in the major financial markets? How would potential changes in regulatory policy impact the global economy and business? Please join Assistant Secretary Marisa Lago and Richard Meddings as they discuss the outlook for potential global financial regulation in the U.S., Europe, Asia, and beyond.

February 3, 2012 8:00-8:15 a.m. - Breakfast
8:15-9:15 a.m. - Meeting

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Briefing on the Future of U.S. Defense Strategy

Speakers:

Gordon M. Adams, Professor of International Relations, American University School of International Service; Distinguished Fellow, Stimson Center; and Former Associate Director for National Security and International Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Colonel Chad T. Manske, USAF, Military Fellow, U.S. Air Force, Council on Foreign Relations

Today, President Obama and Secretary of Defense Panetta released a "Defense Strategic Review" outlining possible areas where military spending cuts would take place. Please join Gordon Adams and Colonel Chad Manske for a briefing on the shift in military strategy, the potential impact on American power and projection, which regions are a priority, the implications of the strategy for the forthcoming defense budget, and the continuing effect of domestic politics on military spending. Please join us for this informal, participatory briefing.

January 19, 2012 8:00-8:15 a.m. - Breakfast
8:15-9:15 a.m. - Meeting

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Teleconference: Rare Earths, Critical Minerals, and National Security

Speakers:

Jack Lifton, Founding Principal, Technology Metals Research, LLC, Gal Luft, Executive Director, Institute for the Analysis of Global Security

Presider:

Sherri W. Goodman, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary, CNA

As the United States continues to rely on foreign suppliers of rare earth elements and other critical minerals used in advanced electronics, defense technology, and renewable energy projects, geopolitical questions surround the dependability of this supply. Please join Jack Lifton and Gal Luft for a discussion assessing the current situation and examining implications for U.S. interests moving forward.

January 17, 2012 6:30-7:30 p.m. - Meeting

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Outlook for 2012

Speaker:

Byron Wien, Vice Chairman, Blackstone Advisory Partners

Presider:

Robert E. Rubin, Co-Chairman, Council on Foreign Relations; Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

"Outlook for 2012" with Byron Wien and Robert E. Rubin

January 6, 2012 7:45-8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:00-9:00 a.m. - Meeting

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The American Agenda for United Nations Reform

Speaker:

Joseph Torsella, U.S. Representative for Management and Reform, United States Mission to the United Nations

The United Nations is facing a growing range of transnational challenges in a time of increasingly scarce resources. Please join Ambassador Joseph Torsella, U.S. representative to the United Nations for management and reform, for a discussion on the U.S. role in working toward a more effective and efficient United Nations.

December 19, 2011 12:00-12:30 p.m. - Lunch Reception
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Roundtable Discussion

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U.S. Exports, Imports, and Economic Growth

Speaker:

Fred P. Hochberg, Chairman and President, Export-Import Bank of the United States

Presider:

Dan Glickman, Executive Director, Congressional Program, Aspen Institute

Tasked with helping to finance the export of U.S. goods and services to international markets, the Ex-Im Bank of the United States has a unique perspective on the challenges and opportunities facing American companies and economic policies. Please join Fred Hochberg to discuss these issues and U.S. competitiveness in global markets.

December 16, 2011 8:00-8:30 a.m. - Breakfast Reception
8:30-9:30 a.m. - Roundtable Discussion

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Corporate Program Executives Roundtable: Iraq Briefing

Speaker:

Ned Parker, Edward R. Murrow Press Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; former Baghdad Bureau Chief, Los Angeles Times

Presider:

Stephen D. Biddle, Roger Hertog Senior Fellow for Defense Policy, Council on Foreign Relations

Please join Ned Parker and Stephen Biddle for a briefing on Iraq, including how the troop withdrawal will affect the in-country security environment, the future of the U.S. presence in both Iraq and the region, and what this means for President Obama’s foreign policy and defense strategy and the continued prospects for business and economic growth. Please join us for this informal, participatory briefing.

December 14, 2011 12:00-12:30 p.m. - Lunch
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Meeting

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What have we Learned about Macroeconomics from the Crisis?

Speakers:

Olivier Blanchard, Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department, International Monetary Fund, Richard H. Clarida, C. Lowell Harriss Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Columbia University; Former Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Mark Zandi, Chief Economist, Moody's Analytics

The McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

December 14, 2011 7:45-8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:00-9:00 a.m. - Meeting

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The Geopolitics of the Arctic

Speakers:

Scott G. Borgerson, Cofounder and Managing Director, CargoMetrics; Senior Fellow, Institute for Global Maritime Studies, Paula J. Dobriansky, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Government and Regulatory Affairs, Thomson Reuters; Former Undersecretary, Democracy and Global Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Presider:

Frank Sesno, Director, School of Media and Public Affairs, George Washington University

As Arctic sea ice continues to melt, this November marked the close of the longest Arctic sailing and shipping season ever recorded. Please join Scott Borgerson and Paula Dobriansky to discuss the economic, environmental, and security implications of a changing Arctic region and its significance for the United States.

December 14, 2011 8:00-8:30 a.m. - Breakfast Reception
8:30-9:30 a.m. - Meeting

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Why the Russian Protests Matter

Speaker:

Stephen Sestanovich, George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Moderator:

Anya Schmemann, Director, Task Force Program, Council on Foreign Relations

Russia's December 4 parliamentary vote has prompted mass demonstrations over allegations of electoral fraud. The protests also stem from public frustration with Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's decision to run again for president in March. CFR senior fellow Stephen Sestanovich says "[E]ven if the [presidential] election doesn't go against [Putin], there's a potential here for changing the atmosphere and rules of Russian politics in a fundamental way." Listen in as Sestanovich discusses the elections and public demonstrations.

December 14, 2011 10:30-11:30 a.m. - Conference Call

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