Past Meetings

March 28, 2014

General Meeting ⁄ Washington

Water: Scarcity, Security, and State Relations

Speakers:

Maria Otero, Former Undersecretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, U.S. Department of State (2009 – 2013), Jefferson B. Seabright, Vice President, Environment & Water Resources, The Coca-Cola Company

Presider:

Dan Glickman, Executive Director, Congressional Program, Aspen Institute; Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture (1995 – 2001)
March 28, 2014 12:00-12:30 p.m. - Lunch Reception
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Meeting

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Roundtable Meeting ⁄ New York

A Conversation with General Vincent K. Brooks

Speaker:

General Vincent K. Brooks, Commanding General, U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC)

Presider:

Evans J.R. Revere, Senior Director, Albright Stonebridge Group
March 28, 2014 12:30-1:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. - Roundtable Discussion

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National Program Teleconference ⁄ Virtual

National Teleconference: Water: Scarcity, Security, and State Relations

Speakers:

Maria Otero, Former Undersecretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, U.S. Department of State (2009–2013), Jefferson B. Seabright, Vice President, Environment & Water Resources, The Coca-Cola Company
March 28, 2014 12:30-1:30 p.m. - (ET)

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March 27, 2014

National Program Meeting ⁄ Chicago

Chicago Roundtable: Global Macroeconomic Outlook

Speaker:

Diane Swonk, Senior Managing Director and Chief Economist, Mesirow Financial
March 27, 2014 12:00-1:30 p.m.

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March 26, 2014

General Meeting ⁄ Washington

The Reserve and the Recovery: A Discussion of the U.S. Fed

Speakers:

Roger C. Altman, Founder and Chairman, Evercore Partners, Inc.; Former Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury, John B. Taylor, Professor of Economics, Stanford University; Former Undersecretary, International Affairs, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Presider:

Bruce Stokes, Director, Global Economic Program, Pew Research Center
March 26, 2014 5:30-6:00 p.m. - Registration and Reception
6:00-7:00 p.m. - Meeting

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March 25, 2014

General Meeting ⁄ Washington

A Look at South Sudan

Speakers:

Katherine Almquist Knopf, Senior Adviser, Crisis Management Initiative; Adjunct Faculty, Africa Center for Strategic Studies; Former South Sudan Mission Director, United States Agency for International Development, Princeton N. Lyman, Senior Adviser, United States Institute of Peace; Former U.S. Envoy to South Sudan, United States Department of State


Presider:

Elise Labott, Foreign Affairs Reporter, CNN
March 25, 2014 12:00-12:30 p.m. - Lunch Reception
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Meeting

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Monday, March 24—March 25, 2014

Symposium ⁄ New York

New York Symposium: Risk and Strategy for the Changing World

March 24, 2014 - March 25, 2014

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March 24, 2014

Roundtable Meeting

Realizing the Promise of Clean Cookstoves

Speakers:

Radha Muthiah, Executive Director, Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, Gary Hattem, Managing Director, Community Development Finance Group at Deutsche Bank; President, Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation, Jonathan Cedar, Chief Executive Officer and Director, BioLite

Presider:

Isobel Coleman, Senior Fellow and Director of the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative; Director of the Women and Foreign Policy Program, Council on Foreign Relations
March 24, 2014

This meeting is on the record.

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March 21, 2014

National Program Meeting ⁄ Tampa

National Program Trip: U.S. Central Command

March 21, 2014 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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March 20, 2014

National Program Meeting ⁄ Dallas

Dallas Roundtable: Troubled Waters: East Asia's Territorial Disputes and U.S. Policy

Speaker:

M. Diana Helweg Newton, Senior Fellow, John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies, Southern Methodist University
March 20, 2014 12:00-1:30 p.m.

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National Program Meeting ⁄ San Francisco

San Francisco Roundtable: Russian Ethnic Minorities and Regional Conflict

Speaker:

Robert D. Crews, Associate Professor of History and Director, Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, Stanford University
March 20, 2014 6:00-8:15 p.m.

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Guest Event ⁄ Washington

Film Screening and Discussion: Rockin' the Kremlin

Speakers:

Jim Brown, Director, Rockin' the Kremlin;
Professor, New York University, Tisch School of the Arts;
Four-time Emmy Award Winning Documentary Filmmaker
, Bill Ivey, Consultant, Canada and Southeast China Initiatives, Vanderbilt University;
Former Chairman, National Endowment for the Arts
, Stephen Sestanovich, George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider:

Nadia Diuk, Vice President of Programs, National Endowment for Democracy
March 20, 2014 6:00-6:25 p.m. - Registration and Reception
6:25-7:45 p.m. - Film Screening
7:45-8:15 p.m. - Panel Discussion and Q&A

This meeting is on the record.

March 19, 2014

National Program Meeting ⁄ Atlanta

Atlanta Seminar: Independent Task Force on North America

Speaker:

Gordon D. Giffin, Partner, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP; Former U.S. Ambassador to Canada
March 19, 2014 6:00-8:15 p.m.

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

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General Meeting ⁄ New York

NY Town Hall Meeting on Russia and Ukraine

Panelists:

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

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National Program Teleconference ⁄ Virtual

National Teleconference: Town Hall Meeting on Russia and Ukraine

Speakers:

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

Presider:

Richard N. Haass, President, CFR
March 19, 2014 5:30-6:30 p.m. - (ET)

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

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March 18, 2014

Roundtable Meeting

Is the Price Right for the Price of Rights? U.S. Patents as an Emerging Asset Class

Speakers:

John Squires, Partner, Perkins Coie, Eran Zur, Managing Director, Fortress Investment Group

Presider:

James P. Dougherty, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Business & Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
March 18, 2014

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March 17, 2014

National Program Meeting ⁄ Los Angeles

Los Angeles Roundtable: Overdoing or Underdoing: Why Can't American Foreign Policy Do Better?

Speaker:

Stephen R. Sestanovich, Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
March 17, 2014 6:00-8:15 p.m.

This meeting is not for attribution.