North America Events
December 13, 2010 // 8:00am — 11:00am
December 08, 2010 // 8:00am — 1:00pm
Two panels explored the challenges and initiatives taking place in the United States and Canada to expand preclearance programs. Panelists stressed the need for more sophisticated and efficient programs at the shared border.
December 06, 2010 // 9:00am — 12:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Lt. Gen Michael Dunn, President, Air Force Association, Jim Moran, United States Representative (D-VA), Loren Thompson, COO, Lexington Institute, Mackenzie Eaglen, Research Fellow, Heritage Foundation, Rob Litwak, Vice President, Woodrow Wilson Center, Patrick Wilson, Director, Government Affairs, Semiconductor Industry Association, David Morrison, Vice President, Government Operations, Boeing, Bill Gostic, Vice President, Advanced Programs & Technology, Pratt & Witney, Mike Hamel, Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Development, Orbital.
Here Comes the Sun (and the Wind, Water, and Biogas): Opportunities and Challenges for U.S.-China Renewable Energy Collaboration
December 02, 2010 // 8:00am — 10:00am
China Environment Forum
Derek Vollmer of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) presents findings on a joint report by the U.S. National Academies and the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering that reviewed renewable energy development and deployment in the United States and China.
November 19, 2010 // 8:00am — 10:00am
Wesley Wark and Mary Ellen Callahan explored the topic of privacy, information sharing, and security in Canada-U.S. border management at the Washington launch of the 13th issue in the One Issue, Two Voices series.
New Book Discussion: The Performance of Politics: Obama's Victory and the Democratic Struggle for Power
November 18, 2010 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
United States Studies
Jeffrey Alexander, Sociology, Yale University; David Greenberg, Wilson Center Fellow and Associate Professor of History and of Journalism and Media Studies, Rutgers University
November 16, 2010 // 6:30am — 9:00am
Wesley Wark and Mary Ellen Callahan explored the topic of privacy, information sharing, and security in Canada-U.S. border management at the Toronto launch of the 13th issue in the One Issue, Two Voices series.
November 15, 2010 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Former Congressman Robert Walker (R-Pa.), who, as a backbench Member, helped Newt Gingrich engineer the 1994 Republican takeover of the House of Representatives, told a Wilson Center Congress Project seminar audience Nov. 15 that "the chief job of the minority party is to become the majority."
November 12, 2010 // 11:30am — 12:30pm
United States Studies
Ruth Wedgwood, Edward B. Burling Professor of International Law and Diplomacy, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University
November 12, 2010 // 8:00am — 2:00pm
A group of scholars presented papers examining the evolving economic, political, and environmental relationship among Canada, the United States, and China. The papers, which were critiqued at the conference, will form a special issue of International Journal.