Past Meetings

November 24, 2014

National Program Meeting ⁄ San Diego

San Diego Meeting: Sectarian Conflict in the Middle East

Speakers:

Ebrahim Moosa, Professor of Islamic Studies, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame, Mona Yacoubian, Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Middle East, U.S. Agency for International Development

Moderator:

Hussein Rashid, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Religion, Hofstra University
November 24, 2014 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

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National Program Meeting ⁄ Los Angeles

Los Angeles Roundtable: Sectarian Conflict in the Middle East

Speaker:

Mona Yacoubian, Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Middle East, U.S. Agency for International Development

Moderator:

Terry McCarthy, President and Chief Executive Officer, Los Angeles World Affairs Council
November 24, 2014 6:00-8:15 p.m.

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National Program Meeting ⁄ San Francisco

San Francisco Roundtable: Strengthening the Role of Geoeconomics in U.S. Foreign Policy

Speaker:

Jennifer M. Harris, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
November 24, 2014 6:00-8:15 p.m.

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General Meeting ⁄ New York

Production, Politics, and People: Mixed Blessings of Natural Resource Endowments

Speakers:

Christine Bader, Visiting Scholar and Lecturer, Columbia University; Author, The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: When Girl Meets Oil, Marcus Noland, Executive Vice President and Director of Studies, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Author, Confronting the Curse: The Economics and Geopolitics of Natural Resource Governance, Ann M. Veneman, Former Executive Director, UNICEF;
Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture


Presider:

Peter H. Lehner, Executive Director, Natural Resources Defense Council
November 24, 2014 12:30-1:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. - Meeting

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General Meeting ⁄ New York

Aligning U.S. and Global Interests to Support the Global Internet

Speaker:

Fadi Chehadé, President and Chief Executive Officer, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

Presider:

Zoë Baird, President, Markle Foundation; Member, Board of Directors, Council on Foreign Relations
November 24, 2014 5:30-6:00 p.m. - Reception
6:00-7:00 p.m. - Meeting

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National Program Teleconference ⁄ Virtual

National Teleconference: Aligning U.S. and Global Interests to Support the Global Internet

Speaker:

Fadi Chehade, President and Chief Executive Officer, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

Presider:

Zoë Baird, President, Markle Foundation; Member, Board of Directors, Council on Foreign Relations
November 24, 2014 6:00-7:00 p.m. - (ET)

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November 21, 2014

Conference Call

Media Call: Assessing Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration

Speaker:

Edward Alden, Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider:

Robert McMahon, Editor, CFR.org
November 21, 2014 1:00-2:00 p.m. - Media Call

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Media Conference Call

Assessing Obama's Executive Action on Immigration

Speaker:

Edward Alden, Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider:

Robert McMahon, Editor, CFR.org
November 21, 2014

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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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