Past Meetings

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General Meeting ⁄ New York

C. Peter McColough Series: After the Financial Crisis--Is the World Economy Now Safe?

Speaker:

Martin Wolf, Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times; Author, The Shocks: What We've Learned--and Have Still to Learn--from the Financial Crisis

Presider:

R. Glenn Hubbard, Dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics, Graduate School of Business, Columbia University
October 17, 2014 7:45-8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:00-9:00 a.m. - Meeting

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National Program Meeting ⁄ Los Angeles

Los Angeles Roundtable with CFR President Richard N. Haass

Speaker:

Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations

Moderator:

Jon Liebman, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Owner, Brillstein Entertainment Partners
October 17, 2014 12:00-1:30 p.m.

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National Program Meeting ⁄ Boston

Boston Roundtable: Drones and U.S. Counterterrorism Policy

Speaker:

Sarah E. Kreps, Associate Professor, Department of Government, Cornell University

Moderator:

Michael J. Glennon, Professor of International Law, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
October 16, 2014 6:00-8:15 p.m.

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National Program Meeting ⁄ London, England

London Roundtable: America's Response to a Multi-Crisis World

Speaker:

James P. Rubin, Journalist; Former Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Moderator:

Kenneth N. Cukier, Data Editor, Economist
October 16, 2014 6:30-8:30 p.m.

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Roundtable Meeting ⁄ Washington

A Conversation with Javier Solana

Speaker:

Javier Solana, Distinguished Fellow, The Brookings Institution
October 16, 2014 12:00-12:30 p.m. - Lunch Reception
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Roudtable Meeting

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National Program Meeting ⁄ San Francisco

San Francisco Roundtable with CFR President Richard N. Haass

Speaker:

Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations

Moderator:

Anja Manuel, Managing Partner, RiceHadleyGates LLC
October 16, 2014 6:45-8:30 p.m.

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National Program Meeting ⁄ Chicago

Chicago Roundtable: The Ukraine Crisis and the West

Speaker:

John J. Mearsheimer, R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago

Moderator:

Marvin Zonis, Professor, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
October 15, 2014 6:00-8:15 p.m.

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Roundtable Meeting ⁄ Washington

A Conversation with Michael Botticelli

Speaker:

Michael Botticelli, Acting Director, National Drug Control Policy

Presider:

Gary M. Shiffman, President and CEO, Giant Oak, LLC
October 15, 2014 8:00-8:30 a.m. - Breakfast Reception
8:30-9:30 a.m. - Roundtable Meeting

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General Meeting ⁄ Washington

Revolutions of the Middle East

Speakers:

Steven A. Cook, Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Jack A. Goldstone, Visiting Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars; Author, Revolutions: A Very Short Introduction, Karim Mezran, Resident Senior Fellow, Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, Atlantic Council

Presider:

Missy Ryan, Pentagon Correspondent, Washington Post
October 14, 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: Revolutions of the Middle East

Speakers:

Steven A. Cook, Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Jack A. Goldstone, Visiting Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars; Author, Revolutions: A Very Short Introduction, Karim Mezran, Resident Senior Fellow, Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, Atlantic Council

Presider:

Missy Ryan, Pentagon Correspondent, Washington Post
October 14, 2014 12:30-1:30 p.m. - (ET)

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National Program Teleconference ⁄ Virtual

National Teleconference: Investigating Income Inequality

Speakers:

Martin Wolf, Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times, Branko Milanovic, Senior Scholar, Luxembourg Income Study and Visiting Presidential Professor, Graduate Center, City University of New York

Presider:

Diana Farrell, President and Chief Executive Officer, JPMorgan Chase Institute
October 10, 2014 12:30-1:30 p.m. - (ET)

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General Meeting ⁄ Washington

CANCELLED: A Conversation with Takehiko Nakao

Speaker:

Takehiko Nakao, President, Asian Development Bank
October 10, 2014 1:30-2:30 p.m. - Lunch Reception
2:30-3:30 p.m. - Meeting

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General Meeting ⁄ Washington

Investigating Income Inequality

Speakers:

Martin Wolf, Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times, Branko Milanovic, Visiting Presidential Professor, Graduate Center City University of New York; Senior Scholar, Luxembourg Income Study

Presider:

Diana Farrell, President and Chief Executive Officer, JPMorgan Chase Institute
October 10, 2014 12:00-12:30 p.m. - Registration and Reception
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Meeting

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Academic Conference Call

The U.S.-India Relationship

Speaker:

Alyssa Ayres, Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, Council on Foreign Relations
October 9, 2014 12:00-1:00 p.m. - (ET)

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General Meeting ⁄ New York

HBO History Makers Series with Robert Mueller

Speaker:

Robert S. Mueller III, Partner, WilmerHale; Former Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Presider:

Dina Temple-Raston, Counterterrorism Correspondent, NPR
October 8, 2014 12:30-1:00 p.m. - Reception
1:00-2:00 p.m. - Meeting

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General Meeting ⁄ Washington

Assessing the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Speakers:

Jeffrey Crisp, Senior Director for Policy and Advocacy, Refugees International, Rochelle Davis, Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology, Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

Presider:

Andrew Parasiliti, Director, Center for Global Risk and Security, RAND Corporation
October 8, 2014 12:00-12:30 p.m. - Lunch Reception
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Meeting

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National Program Meeting ⁄ Houston

Houston Meeting: Federal Debt's Threat to National Security

Speaker:

William H. White, Senior Advisor and Chairman, Houston Banking, Lazard Frères & Co

Moderator:

Bradley J. Richards, Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP


October 7, 2014 6:30-9:00 p.m.

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National Program Meeting ⁄ Los Angeles

Los Angeles Roundtable: CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force on North America

Speaker:

Rob Bonner, Senior Principal, Sentinel HS Group, LLC; Task Force Member
October 7, 2014 6:00-8:15 p.m.

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General Meeting ⁄ Washington

The Future of Artificial Intelligence: Robots and Beyond

Speakers:

Peter Bock, Professor Emeritus of Engineering, Department of Computer Science, George Washington University, Paul Cohen, Program Manager, Information Innovation Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency; Professor and Founding Director, School of Information: Science, Technology, and Arts, University of Arizona, Andrew McAfee, Principal Research Scientist and Cofounder, Initiative on the Digital Economy, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Presider:

Amy Alving, Member, Board of Directors, Fannie Mae; Former Chief Technology Officer, Science Applications International Corporation
October 6, 2014 12:00-12:30 p.m. - Lunch Reception
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Meeting

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General Meeting ⁄ New York

A Conversation with Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Speaker:

Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Founder, Open Russia

Presider:

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

October 6, 2014 8:00-8:30 a.m. - Breakfast
8:30-9:30 a.m. - Meeting

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