United States Events
Any Changes Coming? Implications of the May 2 Canadian Federal Election for Canada and Canada-U.S. Relations
May 04, 2011 // 9:00am — 11:00am
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.
April 29, 2011 // 1:00pm — 2:00pm
Latin American Program
President Martinelli discusses US-Panama relations, overall economic conditions, and democratic stability.
April 26, 2011 // 12:00pm — 1:30pm
International Security Studies
A meeting with U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman, co-sponsored with the Los Alamos National Laboratory
April 21, 2011 // 12:00pm — 1:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
Oil has been a mixed blessing to many African countries, providing great wealth but also bringing with it the curse of corruption. Panelists discussed the history of oil management on the continent and how countries such as Ghana and Liberia, which are at the early stages of oil development and production, can avoid these obstacles. They also examined what role the U.S. can play.
April 14, 2011 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
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
Hydropower, Pipelines, and Petroleum: The U.S.-Canada Energy Relationship [Duke University, Durham, North Carolina]
April 13, 2011 // 8:30am — 3:00pm
The Canada Institute co-sponsored a conference held at Duke University that assessed ways to balance North American energy, security, and environmental goals.
March 29, 2011 // 8:00am — 1:00pm
Middle East Program
A group of American and Middle Eastern businesswomen discussed their common challenges and rewards in running their own companies and the resources available for women entrepreneurs.
March 14, 2011 // 4:00pm — 6:00pm
Former Senator Trent Lott, historian Richard Baker, and other experts discuss their hopes for and likelihood of Senate reform.
March 04, 2011 // 11:00am — 12:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
With Secretary Gates and General Petraeus emphasizing economic and civic development as well as the use of effective force, Cordesman examined the difficulty of pursuing economic growth in midst of ongoing conflict.
March 04, 2011 // 8:00am — 4:00pm
United States Studies
The food system of the United States is currently witnessing a remarkable shift, with the revival of small farms and artisanal producers working with restaurants, institutional food services, and retail outlets to make locally-sourced, sustainably-produced food more widely available. On March 4, 2011, the Wilson Center hosted a day-long conference to explore this critical conjuncture.