Past Meetings

December 18, 2014

Independent Task Force Meeting ⁄ Washington

Second Session

Chairs:

David H. Petraeus, Task Force Co-chair, Robert B. Zoellick, Task Force Co-chair

Presiders:

Shannon K. O'Neil, Task Force Project Director, Christopher M. Tuttle, Task Force Program Director
December 18, 2014

This meeting is not for attribution.

General Meeting ⁄ New York

CEO Speaker Series: Global Competitiveness and the Innovation Imperative

Speaker:

Ellen Kullman, Chair of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, DuPont

Presider:

Alan S. Murray, Editor, Fortune Magazine
December 18, 2014 7:45-8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:00-9:00 a.m. - Meeting

This meeting is on the record.

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Guest Event ⁄ New York

2014 Arthur Ross Book Award: The Blood Telegram -- Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide

Speaker:

Gary J. Bass, Author, The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide; Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University

Presider:

Gideon Rose, Peter G. Peterson Chair and Editor, Foreign Affairs
December 18, 2014 12:15-12:45 p.m. - Lunch
12:45-2:00 p.m. - Meeting

This meeting is on the record.

December 16, 2014

General Meeting ⁄ New York

Town Hall Meeting on CIA Detention and Interrogation 

Speakers:

Alberto Mora, Senior Fellow, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; Former General Counsel, Department of the Navy, John Deutch, Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology;
Former Director, Central Intellegence Agency


Presider:

Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations
December 16, 2014 12:30-1:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. - Meeting

This meeting is not for attribution.

National Program Teleconference ⁄ Virtual

National Teleconference: Town Hall Meeting on CIA Detention and Interrogation

Speakers:

John Deutch, Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology;
Former Director, Central Intelligence Agency
, Alberto Mora, Senior Fellow, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; Former General Counsel, Department of the Navy

Presider:

Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations
December 16, 2014 1:00-2:00 p.m. - (ET)

This meeting is not for attribution.

Teleconference

Corporate Teleconference: Town Hall Meeting on CIA Detention and Interrogation

Speakers:

John Deutch, Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology;
Former Director of Central Intelligence
, Alberto Mora, Senior Fellow, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School;
Former General Counsel, U.S. Department of the Navy


Presider:

Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations 
December 16, 2014 1:00-2:00 p.m. - Teleconference

This meeting is not for attribution.

December 15, 2014

National Program Meeting ⁄ London, UK

London Roundtable: Prospects for the Eurozone

Speaker:

Sebastian Mallaby, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
December 15, 2014 6:30-8:30 p.m.

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Guest Event ⁄ Washington

Daughters and Sons Event - The Next Drone Debate: Commercial Usage

Speakers:

Darryl Jenkins, Author, Economic Impact Report, Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International; Former Director, Aviation Institute, George Washington University, Frederick F. Roggero, Former Air Force Chief of Safety and Commander, Air Force Safety Center, U.S. Air Force

Presider:

Gerald F. Seib, Washington Bureau Chief, Wall Street Journal
December 15, 2014 6:00-6:30 p.m. - Dinner Reception
6:30-7:30 p.m. - Meeting
7:30-8:00 p.m. - Dessert Reception and Drone Demonstration

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Guest Event ⁄ New York

Screening of Last Days in Vietnam

Speakers:

Rory Kennedy, Director and Producer, Last Days in Vietnam, Frances FitzGerald, Contributer, The New Yorker; Author, Fire in the Lake: The Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam, Binh Pho, Film Subject, Last Days in Vietnam

Presider:

Robert G. Kaiser, Former Managing Editor, The Washington Post
December 15, 2014 6:00-6:30 p.m. - Dinner
6:30-8:10 p.m. - Screening
8:10-8:45 p.m. - Discussion

This meeting is on the record.

Guest Event ⁄ New York

New York Launch of the CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force Report on the Emerging Global Health Crisis of Noncommunicable Diseases

Panelists:

Thomas E. Donilon, Vice Chair, O'Melveny & Myers LLP; Former National Security Advisor; Distinguished Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; Task Force Co-Chair, Thomas J. Bollyky, Senior Fellow for Global Health, Economics, and Development, Council on Foreign Relations; Task Force Project Director, Barbara Byrne, Vice Chairman, Investment Banking, Barclays

Presider:

Juju Chang, Coanchor, Nightline, ABC News
December 15, 2014 2:00-2:30 p.m. - Reception
2:30-3:30 p.m. - Meeting

This meeting is on the record.

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Roundtable Meeting

Debriefing Busan: What's Next for Web Governance?

Speaker:

Gordon M. Goldstein, Managing Director and Head of External Affairs, Silver Lake

Presider:

James P. Dougherty, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Business and Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
December 15, 2014

This meeting is not for attribution.

December 12, 2014

General Meeting ⁄ Washington

Evaluating AFRICOM

Speakers:

John Campbell, Ralphe Bunch Senior Fellow, Africa Policy Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; Former U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, U.S. State Department, Carter Ham, Former Commander, U.S. AFRICOM

Presider:

Tami Hultman, Chief Strategy Officer, AllAfrica Global Media
December 12, 2014 12:00-12:30 p.m. - Lunch Reception
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Meeting

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General Meeting ⁄ New York

Efficient Governance in a Turbulent World

Speaker:

Taavi Rõivas, Prime Minister, Estonia

Presider:

Blair Effron, Founding Partner, Centerview Partners LLC; Member; Board of Directors, Council on Foreign Relations
December 12, 2014 2:45-3:00 p.m. - Reception
3:00-4:00 p.m. - Meeting

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December 11, 2014

Guest Event ⁄ New York

Prosecuting Sexual and Gender-Based Violence: New Directions in International Criminal Justice

Speaker:

Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court

Presider:

David J. Scheffer, Secretary-General's Special Expert on UN Assistance to the Khmer Rouge Trials, United Nations; Mayer Brown/Robert A. Helman Professor of Law and Director, Center for International Human Rights, Northwestern University School of Law
December 11, 2014 5:30-6:00 p.m. - Reception
6:00-7:00 p.m. - Meeting

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December 10, 2014

Roundtable Meeting ⁄ Washington

A Conversation with Ambassador-at-Large Tina S. Kaidanow

Speaker:

Tina S. Kaidanow, Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator, Bureau of Counterterrorism, U.S. Department of State

Presider:

Juan Carlos Zarate, Senior Advisor, Center for Strategic and International Studies
December 10, 2014 8:00-8:30 a.m. - Breakfast Reception
8:30-9:30 a.m. - Meeting

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National Program Meeting ⁄ Boston

Boston Roundtable: A Broken Promise? Reassessing the 1990 Origins of NATO's Post-Cold War Expansion

Speaker:

Mary Elise Sarotte, Visiting Professor of Government and History, Harvard University

Moderator:

William Taubman, Bertrand Snell Professor of Political Science Emeritus, Amherst College
December 10, 2014 6:30-8:15 p.m.

This meeting is not for attribution.

December 9, 2014

General Meeting ⁄ New York

Ebola Update: Assessment from Africa 

Speakers:

Nancy Aossey, President and CEO, International Medical Corps, Laurie Garrett, Senior Fellow for Global Health, Council on Foreign Relations; Author, Ebola: Story of an Outbreak , David Nabarro, Special Envoy on Ebola, United Nations

Presider:

Richard E. Besser, Chief Health and Medical Editor, ABC News
December 9, 2014 12:30-1:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. - Meeting

This meeting is on the record.

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Teleconference

Corporate Teleconference: Ebola Update: Assessment From Africa

Speakers:

Nancy Aossey, President and Chief Executive Officer, International Medical Corps, Laurie Garrett, Senior Fellow for Global Health, Council on Foreign Relations;
Author, Ebola: Story of an Outbreak
, David Nabarro, Special Envoy on Ebola, United Nations

Presider:

Richard E. Besser, Chief Health and Medical Editor, ABC News
December 9, 2014 1:00-2:00 p.m. - Teleconference

This meeting is on the record.

National Program Teleconference ⁄ Virtual

National Teleconference: Ebola Update: Assessment from Africa

Speakers:

Nancy A. Aossey, President and CEO, International Medical Corps, Laurie Garrett, Senior Fellow for Global Health, Council on Foreign Relations; Author, Ebola: Story of an Outbreak , David Nabarro, Special Envoy on Ebola, United Nations

Presider:

Richard E. Besser, Chief Health and Medical Editor, ABC News
December 9, 2014 1:00-2:00 p.m. - (ET)

This meeting is on the record.

National Program Meeting ⁄ Philadelphia

Philadelphia Meeting: Maximalist: America in the World from Truman to Obama

Speaker:

Stephen Sestanovich, George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
December 9, 2014 5:30-7:00 p.m.

This meeting is on the record.