United States Events

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Strategic Energy Opportunities for the Department of Defense

October 28, 2009 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Amory Lovins, co-founder, chairman, and chief scientist at the Rocky Mountain Institute, speaks at the Wilson Center.
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Our Common Energy Future

October 22, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Canada Institute
William K. Reilly, the former administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, said the private sector must lead the way in confronting the problem of climate change at the annual C. Warren Goldring Annual Lecture on U.S.-Canada Relations.

Internet Piracy: Copyright Law in Canada and the United States

October 14, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
Canada Institute
At the U.S. launch of the 11th issue of the One Issue, Two Voices series, panelists Barry Sookman and Eric Schwartz discussed the critical challenges and issues posed by new digital technologies and debated approaches to copyright reform and enforcement in their respective countries.
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The U.S., Hamas, and the Pursuit of Israeli-Palestinian Peace

October 05, 2009 // 10:00am11:30am
Middle East Program
Elliott Abrams, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations and Former Deputy National Security Adviser for Middle Eastern Affairs, George W. Bush Administration; Robert Pastor, Professor of International Relations and Founder and Co-Director, Center for Democracy and Election Management, American University and Senior Adviser on Conflict Resolution and the Middle East, The Carter Center; Aaron David Miller, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Copyright Law in Canada and the United States: The Digital Challenge [Toronto]

September 25, 2009 // 7:30am10:00am
Canada Institute
At the Canadian launch of the 11th issue of the One Issue, Two Voices series, panelists Barry Sookman and Eric Schwartz discussed the critical challenges and issues posed by new digital technologies and debated approaches to copyright reform and enforcement in their respective countries.
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The International Watersheds Initiative: Implementing a New Paradigm for Transboundary Basins

July 23, 2009 // 9:00am10:30am
Canada Institute
The International Watershed Initiative represents a new way of thinking about freshwater basins, say Chuck Lawson and Willem Brakel.
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Modernizing U.S. Foreign Aid: The Challenges of a Changing World

June 26, 2009 // 12:00pm1:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
For the first time in many years there is wide agreement that U.S. foreign aid needs to be comprehensively reviewed and undergo major reform. Experts examine the options and strategy for the upcoming reform.

Arctic Oil and Gas in Today's North American Energy Equation

June 24, 2009 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Canada Institute
Minister Robert McLeod and Drue Pearce discussed new developments that could affect Arctic oil and gas production, as well as how shifting U.S. energy policy could influence resource development in Canada's Arctic region.

The Financial Crisis: Observations from Two Bank Presidents

June 24, 2009 // 7:30am10:00am
Canada Institute
Rick Waugh and Bob Kelly spoke about the present U.S. credit crisis, the future of its financial markets, and the way Canada can be both a leading example and a larger player in the global economy at an event which drew more than 100 business leaders.
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Stable Banks, Stable Finance: Is the Canadian Experience a Model for the U.S.?

June 23, 2009 // 12:00pm1:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
The Wilson Center on the Hill program and the Canada Institute hosted a forum featuring Nick Le Pan and Douglas J. Elliott explored the differences between Canada's financial system and regulatory structure and those of the United States and discussed lessons that could be taken from the Canadian experience.

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