Past Meetings

March 5, 2014 (continued)

National Program Conference Call ⁄ Virtual

National Program Conference Call: Crisis in Ukraine

Speaker:

Charles A. Kupchan, Whitney Shepardson Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Moderator:

Irina A. Faskianos, Vice President, National Program & Outreach, Council on Foreign Relations
March 5, 2014 12:30-1:15 p.m. - (ET)

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Roundtable Meeting ⁄ New York

Economic Development and the Tyranny of Experts

Speaker:

William Easterly, Author of The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor; Professor of Economics, New York University

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 5, 2014

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March 4, 2014

National Program Meeting ⁄ Dallas

Dallas Meeting: Why Foreign Policy Begins at Home, But Cannot End There

Speaker:

Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations
March 4, 2014 7:30-9:00 a.m.

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National Program Meeting ⁄ Los Angeles

Los Angeles Roundtable: Watching the World: Surveillance and International Law

Speaker:

Edwin Smith, Leon Benwell Professor of Law, International Relations, and Political Science, Gould School of Law, University of Southern California
March 4, 2014 6:00-8:15 p.m.

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March 3, 2014

National Program Meeting ⁄ Houston

Houston Meeting: Why Foreign Policy Begins at Home, But Cannot End There

Speaker:

Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations
March 3, 2014 6:00-7:15 p.m.

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General Meeting ⁄ New York

Germany at Home, in Europe, and Beyond: Taking Stock

Speakers:

Richard R. Burt, Managing Director, McLarty Associates; Former U.S. Ambassador to Germany, Peter Fischer, Minister, Head of Economic Affairs, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Charles A. Kupchan, Whitney Shepardson Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
March 3, 2014 5:30-6:00 p.m. - Reception
6:00-7:00 p.m. - Meeting

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General Meeting ⁄ New York

The Strategic Consequences of the U.S. Energy Boom

Panelists:

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
1:00-2:00 p.m. - Meeting

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National Program Meeting ⁄ Phoenix

Phoenix Roundtable: A Conversation with Donna J. Hrinak

Speaker:

Donna J. Hrinak, President, Boeing Brazil, Boeing Company
March 3, 2014 6:30-8:30 p.m.

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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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February 28, 2014

General Meeting ⁄ New York

Renewing America Series: U.S. Political Dysfunction and the Federal Budget

Speakers:

Richard Gephardt, President and Chief Executive Officer, Gephardt Government Affairs; Former Representative, U.S. House of Representatives (D-MO), Vin Weber, Partner, Mercury; Former Representative, U.S. House of Representatives (R-MN); Member, Board of Directors, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider:

Elliot Stein, Managing Director, Commonwealth Capital Partners, LP
February 28, 2014 12:30-1:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. - Meeting

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General Meeting ⁄ Washington

Capabilities and Limits of China's Soft Power

Speakers:

Joshua Eisenman, Senior Fellow, China Studies, American Foreign Policy Council, Joshua Kurlantzick, Senior Fellow for Southeast Asia, Council on Foreign Relations, David Shambaugh, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs and Director, China Policy Program, George Washington University

Presider:

Susan Jakes, Editor, ChinaFile; Senior Fellow, Center on U.S.-China Relations, Asia Society
February 28, 2014 12:00-12:30 p.m. - Lunch Reception
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Meeting

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National Program Teleconference ⁄ Virtual

National Teleconference: Capabilities and Limits of China's Soft Power

Speakers:

Joshua Eisenman, Senior Fellow, China Studies, American Foreign Policy Council, Joshua Kurlantzick, Senior Fellow for Southeast Asia, Council on Foreign Relations, David Shambaugh, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs and Director, China Policy Program, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University

Presider:

Susan Jakes, Editor, ChinaFile; Senior Fellow, Center on U.S.-China Relations, Asia Society
February 28, 2014 12:30-1:30 p.m. - (ET)

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February 27, 2014

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

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National Program Meeting ⁄ Miami

Miami Roundtable: The Rise of Drones: Implications for U.S. National Security and International Law

Speaker:

Micah Zenko, Douglas Dillon Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
February 27, 2014 12:00-1:30 p.m.

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General Meeting ⁄ New York

Emerging Technology Series: Driverless Cars: Silicon Valley Dream or Next Big Thing?

Speakers:

Erik Brynjolfsson, Schussel Family Professor of Management, MIT Sloan School of Management; Director, MIT Center for Digital Business; Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, Jennifer Healey, Research Scientist, Intel Corporation Research Labs, Chunka Mui, Managing Director, Devil's Advocate Group; Coauthor, The New Killer Apps: How Large Companies Can Out-Innovate Start-Ups

Presider:

James Shinn, Lecturer, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Princeton University
February 27, 2014 12:30-1:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. - Meeting

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National Program Meeting ⁄ Chicago

Chicago Roundtable: China's Rise and the Global Resource Game

Speaker:

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

Moderator:

Rachel Bronson, Senior Fellow for Global Energy, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
February 27, 2014 12:00-1:30 p.m.

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National Program Meeting ⁄ Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo Roundtable: The Rise of Big Data

Speaker:

Kenneth N. Cukier, Data Editor, Economist
February 27, 2014 7:00-9:00 p.m.

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National Program Meeting ⁄ Atlanta

Atlanta Roundtable: Democracy in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities

Speaker:

John J. Stremlau, Vice President for Peace Programs, Carter Center

Moderator:

Cedric Suzman, Executive Vice President and Director of Programs, World Affairs Council of Atlanta
February 27, 2014 6:00-8:15 p.m.

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

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Conference Call

A Turning Point for Ukraine? - NEW YORK MEMBERS REGISTER HERE

Speaker:

Charles A. Kupchan, Whitney Shepardson Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider:

Robert McMahon, Editor, CFR.org
February 27, 2014 2:15-3:15 p.m. - Conference Call

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