Economics and Globalization Events

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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.
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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.

Book Launch: Career Diplomacy - Life and Work in the U.S. Foreign Service

October 14, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
With Author Harry Kopp, Former Foreign Service Officer and Consultant in International Trade; William Milam, Senior Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; L. Anthony Motley, President of L.A. Motley & Co. and Former U.S. Ambassador to Brazil; John Naland, Career Foreign Service Officer and President of the American Foreign Service Association; and Stapleton Roy, Director of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, Woodrow Wilson Center

"Challenges of Monetary Policymaking in Emerging Economies" with the National Economists Club

October 09, 2008 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Zdenek Tuma, Governor, Czech National Bank
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Governance of Marine Ecosystem-Based Management: A Comparative Analysis

September 29, 2008 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
As more marine species approach extinction, ecosystem-based management, which governs ecosystems according to ecological rather than political boundaries, may offer the best approach to marine conservation. This is the final event in ECSP's "Fishing for a Secure Future" series.
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Book Discussion: Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution;and How It Can Renew America

September 29, 2008 // 10:00am11:00am
International Security Studies
The country that becomes the leader in new energy technology will have the most stable economy and garner respect on the international stage, says Thomas Friedman.

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