Past Meetings

November 3, 2014

General Meeting ⁄ Washington

Technology on the Menu: Food of the Future

Speakers:

Andras Forgacs, Cofounder and Chief Executive Officer, Modern Meadow, Inc., Robert Leclerc, Cofounder and Chief Executive Officer, AgFunder , Mark Rosegrant, Director, Environment and Production Technology Division, International Food Policy Research Institute

Presider:

Carol C. Adelman, Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Global Prosperity, Hudson Institute
November 3, 2014 12:00-12:30 p.m. - Lunch Reception
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Meeting

This meeting is on the record.

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October 31, 2014

National Program Conference Call ⁄ Virtual

National Program Conference Call: Responding to the Ebola Crisis

Speaker:

Michael T. Osterholm, Director, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, University of Minnesota

Moderator:

Irina A. Faskianos, Vice President, National Program & Outreach, Council on Foreign Relations
October 31, 2014 12:00-1:00 p.m. - (ET)

This meeting is on the record.

October 29, 2014

General Meeting ⁄ New York

A Conversation with Alan Greenspan

Speaker:

Alan Greenspan, President, Greenspan Associates LLC; Former Chairman of the Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System

Presider:

Gillian Tett, U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times
October 29, 2014 7:45-8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:00-9:00 a.m. - Meeting

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General Meeting ⁄ Washington

A Saudi Perspective on Challenges to Middle East Stability

Speaker:

Abdulaziz Sager, Chairman and Founder, Gulf Research Center

Presider:

Meghan L. O'Sullivan, Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of the Practice of International Affairs, Director of the Geopolitics of Energy, Harvard University Kennedy School; Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
October 29, 2014 6:00-6:30 p.m. - Registration and Reception
6:30-7:30 p.m. - Meeting

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Roundtable Meeting

Global Flows in a Digital Age

Speakers:

Toos Daruvala, Director, McKinsey & Company, James Manyika, Director, McKinsey Global Institute

Presider:

James P. Dougherty, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Business and Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
October 29, 2014

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October 28, 2014

Roundtable Meeting ⁄ New York

A Conversation with Alan Bersin

Speaker:

Alan Bersin, Assistant Secretary for Policy, Assistant Secretary for International Affairs, and Chief Diplomatic Officer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Presider:

Maurice Sonnenberg, Senior International Advisor, Guggenheim Securities
October 28, 2014 5:30-6:00 p.m. - Reception
6:00-7:00 p.m. - Roundtable Discussion

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October 27, 2014

National Program Meeting ⁄ Seattle

Seattle Roundtable: The Changing Face of Energy Security

Speaker:

Daniel B. Poneman, Former Deputy Secretary of Energy, U.S. Department of Energy

Moderator:

Frederic A. Morris, Chief Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
October 27, 2014 6:00-8:15 p.m.

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General Meeting ⁄ Washington

Voices of the Next Generation with Kalev Leetaru on Big Data

Speaker:

Kalev Leetaru, 2013 - 2014 Yahoo! Fellow in Residence, International Values, Communications Technology, and the Global Internet, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

Presider:

Vivian Schiller, Media Executive
October 27, 2014 12:00-12:30 p.m. - Lunch Reception
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Meeting

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October 24, 2014

National Program Meeting ⁄ Houston

Houston Roundtable with CFR Senior Fellow Stephen Sestanovich

Speaker:

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

Host:

Neal D. Carlson, Director, Private Banking North America, Credit Suisse
October 24, 2014 7:45-9:00 a.m.

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Guest Event ⁄ New York

New York Symposium: The Evolution of Humanitarian Intervention

October 24, 2014

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October 23, 2014

National Program Meeting ⁄ Dallas

Dallas Meeting: Overdoing or Underdoing: Why Can't American Foreign Policy Do Better?

Speaker:

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

Moderator:

Dee Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Strategic Insight Group
October 23, 2014 7:15-9:00 a.m.

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National Program Meeting ⁄ Houston

Houston Meeting: Overdoing or Underdoing: Why Can't American Foreign Policy Do Better?

Speaker:

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

Moderator:

Thomas D. McNeese, President, Houston Committee on Foreign Relations
October 23, 2014 6:30-9:00 p.m.

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Roundtable Meeting ⁄ Washington

A Conversation with Special Envoy for Guantanamo Closure Clifford M. Sloan

Speaker:

Clifford M. Sloan, Special Envoy for Guantanamo Closure, U.S. Department of State

Presider:

Karen J. DeYoung, Associate Editor and Senior National Security Correspondent, Washington Post
October 23, 2014 8:00-8:30 a.m. - Breakfast Reception
8:30-9:30 a.m. - Meeting

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Guest Event ⁄ New York

Screening: The Good Lie

October 23, 2014 5:30-6:00 p.m. - Registration
6:00-8:00 p.m. - Screening

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October 22, 2014

Academic Conference Call

The Future of Guantanamo Bay

Speaker:

Matthew C. Waxman, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Law and Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations; Professor, Columbia Law School
October 22, 2014 12:00-1:00 p.m. - (ET)

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National Program Meeting ⁄ Atlanta

Atlanta Roundtable: Sectarianism, Media, and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East

Speakers:

Hrair Balian, Director, Conflict Resolution Program, Carter Center, Abbas Barzegar, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Georgia State University

Moderator:

Mary Ann Peters, Chief Executive Officer, Carter Center
October 22, 2014 6:30-8:30 p.m.

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General Meeting ⁄ Washington

HBO History Makers: A Conversation with Stephen J. Hadley

Speaker:

Stephen J. Hadley, Principal, RiceHadleyGates, LLC; Former National Security Advisor to President George W. Bush

Presider:

Elise Labott, Global Affairs Correspondent, CNN
October 22, 2014 6:00-6:30 p.m. - Reception
6:30-7:30 p.m. - Meeting

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General Meeting ⁄ New York

HBO History Makers Series with Hans Blix

Speaker:

Hans Blix, Former Executive Chairman, UN Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission; Former Director General, International Atomic Energy Agency; Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Sweden

Presider:

Mitchel B. Wallerstein, President, Baruch College; Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Counterproliferation, U.S. Department of Defense
October 22, 2014 5:30-6:00 p.m. - Reception
6:00-7:00 p.m. - Meeting

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Roundtable Meeting ⁄ New York

Rethinking Good Governance

Speaker:

Brian Levy, Senior Adjunct Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies; author, Working with the Grain: Integrating Governance and Growth in Development Strategy

Presider:

Isobel Coleman, Senior Fellow and Director, Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative, Council on Foreign Relations
October 22, 2014

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October 21, 2014

National Program Meeting ⁄ San Francisco

San Francisco Roundtable: The Preventive Imperative: How America Can Avoid War and Stay Strong in the 21st Century

Speaker:

Paul B. Stares, General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director, Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations
October 21, 2014 6:00-8:15 p.m.

This meeting is not for attribution.