Wilson Center Events
Upcoming at the Wilson Center
July 29, 2015 // 9:30am — 10:45am
Join us as four analysts and observers of Iran and Middle Eastern politics assess the state of the current deal, the implications of this accord and the consequences for the region. more
July 29, 2015 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
Join us BY PHONE as analysts and observers on the ground assess the impact of President Obama's visit and the next steps for East Africa. more
Bring Your Own Lunch (BYOL) Policy Roundtable "Canada’s Walmart-Style Defense Policy: Lessons from a not-so-grand Grand Strategy"
July 29, 2015 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
As the government of Canada cuts back on defense spending after years of significant increases, critics lament the lack of a ‘‘grand strategy’’ in favor of a more economical approach to defense spending. Though criticized as free riding, this approach has allowed Canada to achieve security at home while deploying Canada’s military forces selectively yet effectively. Please join the Canada Institute for our first "Lunch and Learn" with Christian Leuprecht Professor of Political Science at the Royal Military College of Canada and Senior Fellow at the Macdonald Laurier Institute to discuss current state of Canada's military. more
July 30, 2015 // 9:30am — 11:30am
Despite China’s slowing domestic economic growth, global foreign direct investment (FDI) by Chinese companies increased 14 percent in the first half of this year. Here in the United States, many of those investments are fueling new U.S. clean energy projects in solar, wind, battery storage, and other emerging clean-tech sectors. When channeled correctly these investments can be a boon for the U.S. energy economy. more
August 04, 2015 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
Join the Wilson Center Africa Program on August 4, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. for a discussion on the regional implications and issues associated with the South Sudan conflict. more
Bring Your Own Lunch (BYOL) Policy Roundtable "The Left Turn in Alberta: What Does it Mean for the Energy Industry and for the Canadian Federal Election?"
August 06, 2015 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
The New Democratic Party’s stunning election victory in Alberta this spring has added another wrinkle to the already tumultuous story of Alberta’s, and Canada’s, year in energy. David Docherty will discuss how the new government’s policies could affect energy production in Alberta and what the NDP’s win in Alberta could mean for the federal election in the fall. more