Past Meetings

November 20, 2014

Academic Conference Call

U.S.-China Relations

Speaker:

Elizabeth C. Economy, C.V. Starr Senior Fellow and Director for Asia Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
November 20, 2014 12:00-1:00 p.m. - (ET)

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National Program Meeting ⁄ Boston

Boston Roundtable: An Aerospace Strategy for a Forward-Looking Nation

Speaker:

Samuel C. Hinote, 2014–2015 Air Force Military Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
November 20, 2014 6:00-8:15 p.m.

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National Program Meeting ⁄ Miami

Miami Roundtable: Patrolling the Waters: The U.S. Coast Guard's Missions Across South Florida

Speaker:

John H. Korn, Commander, Seventh Coast Guard District, U.S. Coast Guard

Moderator:

Captain Pat DeQuattro, 2014–2015 Coast Guard Military Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
November 20, 2014 12:00-1:30 p.m.

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National Program Meeting ⁄ Chicago

Chicago Roundtable: Global Economic Forecast for 2015: A New Paradigm Takes Hold

Speaker:

David D. Hale, Chairman, David Hale Global Economics

Moderator:

Lyric Hughes Hale, Editor in Chief, EconVue
November 20, 2014 6:00-8:15 p.m.

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National Program Meeting ⁄ Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo Roundtable: Drones and U.S. Counterterrorism Policy

Speaker:

Sarah E. Kreps, Associate Professor, Department of Government, Cornell University
November 20, 2014 7:00-9:00 p.m.

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Symposium ⁄ Washington

Welcoming Remarks

Speaker:

James M. Lindsay, Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair, David Rockefeller Studies Program, Council on Foreign Relations 
November 20, 2014 8:00-8:45 a.m.

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Symposium ⁄ Washington

Session I: The Global Debate on the ITU and Internet Governance 

Introductory Speaker:

James M. Lindsay, Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair, David Rockefeller Studies Program, Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

Andrea Glorioso, European Union Information and Communications Technologies Attaché to the United States , Jeferson Nacif, Head, International Affairs, Brazilian Agency of Telecommunications , Eric Osiakwan, Former Executive Secretary, African Internet Service Providers Association; Executive Secretary, Ghana Internet Service Providers Association 

Presider:

Aparna Sridhar, Counsel, Google, Inc.
November 20, 2014 8:45-10:00 a.m.

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Symposium ⁄ Washington

Session II: Technological Change and the Move to Mobile 

Speakers:

Dominique Lazanski, Director, Public Policy, Groupe Speciale Mobile Association , Robert Pepper, Vice President, Global Technology Policy, Cisco Systems, Ltd. , Jonathan Spalter, Chairman, Mobile Future, Inc. 

Presider:

Craig Mundie, Senior Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer, Microsoft
November 20, 2014 10:15-11:30 a.m.

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Symposium ⁄ Washington

Session III: Busan: What Happened and What Comes Next?

Speakers:

Christopher Painter, Coordinator, Office of the Coordinator for Cyber Issues, U.S. Department of State , Daniel Sepulveda, Deputy Assistant Secretary and U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy, U.S. Department of State , Lawrence Strickling, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, U.S. Department of Commerce 

Presider:

Nuala O’Connor, President and Chief Executive Officer, Center for Democracy & Technology 

Closing Speaker:

Adam Segal, Maurice R. Greenberg Senior Fellow for China Studies, Director, Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program, David Rockefeller Studies Program, Council on Foreign Relations
November 20, 2014 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. - Lunch and closing remarks, 12:45-1:00 p.m.

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Symposium ⁄ Washington

Washington, DC, Symposium: Internet Governance After Busan

November 20, 2014 8:00 a.m.-1:15 p.m. - Symposium

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November 19, 2014

National Program Meeting ⁄ London, United Kingdom

London Book Club with Margaret MacMillan: The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914

Speaker:

Margaret MacMillan, Warden, St. Anthony's College and Professor of International History, University of Oxford
November 19, 2014 6:30-8:30 p.m.

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General Meeting ⁄ Washington

RESCHEDULED: Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of Democracy in the Czech Republic

Speaker:

Bohuslav Sobotka, Prime Minister, Czech Republic

Presider:

Peter Ackerman, Managing Director, Rockport Capital, Inc.; Member, Board of Directors, Council on Foreign Relations
November 19, 2014 8:00-8:30 a.m. - Breakfast Reception
8:30-9:30 p.m. - Meeting

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November 18, 2014

Roundtable Meeting

The Threat of Bioterrorism: A Conversation with Nathan Myhrvold

Speaker:

Nathan Myhrvold, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Intellectual Ventures

Presider:

Michael A. Levi, David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment and Director of the Program on Energy Security and Climate Change, Council on Foreign Relations
November 18, 2014

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General Meeting ⁄ New York

China's Path Forward: Addressing Concerns at Home and Abroad

Speakers:

Barbara Demick, Edward R. Murrow Press Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations;
Former Bureau Chief in Beijing, Los Angeles Times
, Cheng Lei, Deputy Consul General in New York, People's Republic of China, Evan L. Osnos, Staff Writer, New Yorker; Author, Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China

Presider:

Virginia A. Kamsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Kamsky Associates, Inc.
November 18, 2014 12:30-1:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. - Meeting

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National Program Conference Call ⁄ Virtual

National Teleconference: China's Path Forward: Addressing Concerns at Home and Abroad

Speakers:

Barbara Demick, Edward R. Murrow Press Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; Former Beijing Bureau Chief, Los Angeles Times, Cheng Lei, Deputy Consul General in New York, People's Republic of China, Evan L. Osnos, Staff Writer, New Yorker; Author, Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China

Presider:

Virginia A. Kamsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Kamsky Associates, Inc.
November 18, 2014 1:00-2:00 p.m. - (ET)

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November 14, 2014

National Program Meeting ⁄ Atlanta

National Program Trip to Atlanta

November 14, 2014 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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General Meeting ⁄ Washington

Assessing the U.S. Fiscal Path

Speakers:

Robert Kahn, Steven A. Tananbaum Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, John H. Makin, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute

Presider:

Steven R. Weisman, Vice President for Publications and Communications, Peterson Institute for International Economics
November 14, 2014 12:00-12:30 p.m. - Lunch Reception
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Meeting

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Conference Call ⁄ New York

Conference Call: Assessing the U.S.-China Climate Deal

Speaker:

Michael A. Levi, David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy
and the Environment, and Director, Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Council on Foreign Relations


Presider:

Robert McMahon, Editor, CFR.org
November 14, 2014 2:00-3:00 p.m. - Conference Call

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National Program Conference Call ⁄ Virtual

National Program Conference Call: Assessing the U.S.-China Climate Deal

Speaker:

Michael Levi, David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment and Director, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider:

Robert McMahon, Editor, CFR.org
November 14, 2014 2:00-3:00 p.m. - (ET)

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Workshop ⁄ Washington

Session Five: Peace Operations in Africa

Chair:

Solomon Ayele Dersso, Head, Peace and Security Council Report, ISS Addis Ababa

Speakers:

Paul D. Williams, Associate Professor of International Affairs, George Washington University, Jide Okeke, Senior Civilian Planning Officer, Peace Support Operations Division, African Union Commission
November 14, 2014 9:00-10:30 a.m.

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