Economics and Globalization Events

Transnational Integration Regimes as Development Programs

March 04, 2009 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Gerald A. McDermott, Associate Professor, Sonoco International Business Department, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina

Offsite event: A Discussion with Frank Pearl, Colombia's High Counselor for Social and Economic Reintegration

February 25, 2009 // 7:30am9:00am
Latin American Program
Pearl, a former businessman, discussed the progress of these programs, the prospects for further demobilizations, and the role of the international community.
Webcast

Border Challenges and Regional Solutions: 2010 Olympics and the Pacific Northwest Experience

February 24, 2009 // 7:30am3:00pm
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute co-hosted a conference exploring how Northern border states and Canadian provinces are developing regional solutions to meet federal border mandates. Washington State Governor Christine Gregoire delivered the keynote address during the conference's luncheon.
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V Symposium on International Trade

February 20, 2009 // 7:30am11:30am
Brazil Institute
Minister Carlos Henrique M. Abreu e Silva, Embassy of Brazil in Washington; Aluisio de Lima-Campos, Chairman, ABCI Institute; Lytha Spíndola, Executive Secretary, Brazil's Chamber of Foreign Trade (CAMEX);Jeffrey J. Schott, Senior Fellow of Peterson Institute for International Economics;William R. Cline, Senior Fellow of Peterson Institute for International Economics;Otaviano Canuto, Vice President for Countries, Inter-American Development Bank; Counselor Pompeu Andreucci Neto, Embassy of Brazil in Washington, D.C.; Andrew W. Shoyer, Sidley Austin LLP; J. Nicole Bivens Collinson, Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A.; John R. Magnus, Miller & Chevalier; Brad Figel,Global Director of Government Relations, Nike Inc.; Gregory Harrington, Arnold & Porter LLP; and Jose Raul Perales, Senior Program Associate, Latin American Program
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Book Discussion: The Graying of the Great Powers: Demography and Geopolitics in the 21st Century

January 27, 2009 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Demography is as close as social science comes to predicting the future, explains Neil Howe of CSIS, as he presents the geopolitical consequences of demographic trends over the next 50 years.
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Partnering for American Competitiveness

December 11, 2008 // 7:45am5:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Senator Jeff Bingaman, D-NM;Representative Bart Gordon, D-TN;Representative Judy Biggert, R-IL;Representative Chris Van Hollen, D-MD;Thom Mason, Director, Oak Ridge National Laboratory;William Wulf, University of Virginia; Deborah Wince-Smith, President, Council on Competitiveness; William E. Kirwan, Chancellor, University System of Maryland; Robert Berdahl, President, Association of American Universities; Josh Wolfe, Managing Partner, Lux Capital; Jeffrey D. Weedman, Vice President for External Business Development, The Procter & Gamble Company;Robert Atkinson, President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation; Patricia Dehmer, Deputy Director, Science Program, DOE Office of Science; Jean-Charles Guibert, Director, MINATEC; Johnsee Lee, President, Industrial Technology Research Institute; Daniel Berglund, President and CEO, SSTI; Richard Stulen, VP and CRO, Sandia National Laboratory; Larry Sumney, CEO, Semiconductor Research Corporation; Susan Butts, Director of External Technology, Dow Chemical; Chris Hayter, Director, Economic Development, National Governors Association; Kenneth Galloway, Dean of Engineering, Vanderbilt University; Christopher T. Hill, Professor, George Mason University.

Transparency in the Oil, Gas and Mining Sectors in Resource-Rich Countries

November 18, 2008 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Africa Program
Panelists discuss the role of IMF and World Bank policies in the transparency of extractive industries in resource-rich countries, and the findings of a new report from the Bank Information Center and GlobalWitness.

The U.S.-Canada Partnership: Strengthening our Economies

November 13, 2008 // 8:00am1:00pm
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute supported the U.S. and Canadian Chambers of Commerce's conference, which examined areas crucial to strengthening the economies of the United States and Canada and considered how the countries can work together to deepen the bilateral relationship moving forward.
Webcast

Election 2008: What's Next?

November 13, 2008 // 7:30am9:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
With Kevin Merida, The Washington Post and former Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar; Larry Rasky, Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications, and the Communications Director for Joseph Biden's Presidential Campaign; Brad Todd, a Republican Media Strategist and a Founding Partner of OnMessage Inc.; Jeff Zeleny, The New York Times, who covered the Obama Campaign; Moderator: Linda Killian, Woodrow Wilson Center Senior Scholar

Canada and the United States: What Does It Mean to Be Good Neighbours?

October 27, 2008 // 7:30am5:00pm
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute, along with several partners, co-sponsored the annual conference of the Canadian Defense and Foreign Affairs Institute, which examined outstanding unsettled issues between Canada and the United States from both sides of the border and suggested ways to resolve those issues.

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