North America Events

Northern Border Crime and Terror Networks: Fact or Fiction?

May 11, 2011 // 9:00am11:00am
Canada Institute
Academic security experts from Canada and the United States discussed new research aimed at tracking the movement and behavior of crime and terrorist networks in Canada and the United States. Both countries are cooperating to address the two-way traffic in criminal activity.

P & G: Innovation in a Global Environment

May 06, 2011 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Bruce Brown, Chief Technology Officer, Procter & Gamble; Moderator; Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center

Canada Crude to China? Prospects and Barriers of Increasing Chinese Imports of Canadian Oil

May 05, 2011 // 9:00am11:30am
Canada Institute
Kang Wu, Nathan Lemphers and Norm Rinne assessed the prospects and barriers of increasing Canadian oil exports to the Asian market, as well as China's desire to import heavy crude from Canada.

Ongoing Exhibit: "Women on the Move: The First National Women's Conference, Houston, 1977"

May 05, 2011 // 9:00am5:00pm
United States Studies
Diana Mara Henry, Official Photographer, First National Women's Conference

Any Changes Coming? Implications of the May 2 Canadian Federal Election for Canada and Canada-U.S. Relations

May 04, 2011 // 9:00am11:00am
Canada Institute
A panel of Canadian and U.S. experts explored the results of the 2011 Canadian federal election, as well as the implications for Canadian foreign policy and potential impact on Canada-U.S. relations.

New Book Discussion: Liberal Arts at the Brink

April 26, 2011 // 3:00pm4:30pm
United States Studies
What is the future of liberal arts education in America?
Daniel B. Poneman

America's Nuclear Energy Future

April 26, 2011 // 12:00pm1:30pm
International Security Studies
A meeting with U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman, co-sponsored with the Los Alamos National Laboratory

The Left: Does It Have a Future? Global Perspectives

April 25, 2011 // 1:30pm3:30pm
United States Studies
Does the left have a future? This was the question posed by US Studies during its April 25 panel discussion of the prospects for progressive movements around the world.

Perspectives on the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement

April 19, 2011 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Jose W. Fernandez, Assistant Secretary of State for Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs; Moderated by: Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center; Discussant: William Krist, Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

The Free-Market Path to Electric Cars

April 14, 2011 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Peter Huber, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute; Max Parness, Energy Fellow and Switzer Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy