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The U.S.-Russia Relationship: Where Is It Going? Why Is It Important? A Day of Reflection With Veterans of the Dartmouth Conference

October 26, 2010 // 9:00am5:00pm
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8:30 AM – Registration

9:00 AM – Opening Remarks

Harold H. Saunders, Director, International Affairs, Kettering Foundation; President, International Institute for Sustained Dialogue; former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State; and Dartmouth Conference Task Force Co-Chair

9:30 AM – Morning Panels: Does the Relationship Matter? Citizens Talk about the Relationship
Chair: Philip D. Stewart, Professor Emeritus, The Ohio State University; Executive Director, the Dartmouth Conference, 1972-1990 (Co-Moderator, 2000-present); Associate, the Kettering Foundation; and Secretary, International Institute for Sustained Dialogue

Reports on a Decade of Public Forums on the Relationship in Russia and the United States and on Russian and U.S. Roles in the World
Igor Nagdasev, President, Russian Center for Citizenship Education, St. Petersburg
Denis Makarov, Associate Professor and Vice-Chair for International Relations, Department of Political Science and Sociology, Moscow State Pedagogical University; and Executive Director, Foundation for Development of Civic Culture, Russia
Brad Rourke, Associate, Kettering Foundation
John Doble, Senior Research Fellow, Public Agenda

10:40 AM – Reflections on the Implications of Public Attitudes for the Relationship
Alexsey Bogaturov, First Vice-Rector, Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Irina Zvyagelskaya, Vice President, International Center for Strategic and Political Studies, Moscow; and Professor, MGIMO
James Leach, Chairman, National Endowment for the Humanities, and former Member of Congress
Nancy Kranich, Lecturer and Special Projects Librarian, Rutgers University, and former President, American Library Association

12:00 – Luncheon

"The Dartmouth Conference: A Citizens' Movement"
David Mathews, President, Kettering Foundation; former President, University of Alabama; and former Secretary, U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare

"Public Judgment and Public Policy"
Daniel Yankelovich, founder and chairman of Viewpoint Learning; founder and chairman of DYG, Inc.; and founder and chairman of Public Agenda

2:00 PM – Afternoon Panels: What is the Relationship's Future?

Chair: Harold H. Saunders, Director, International Affairs, Kettering Foundation; President, International Institute for Sustained Dialogue; former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State; and Dartmouth Conference Task Force Co-Chair

Conducting a Collaborative Great Power Relationship in the 21st Century: Dartmouth's Role, Past and Future
Vladimir Lukin, Human Rights Ombudsman of the Russia Federation; former Russian ambassador to the United States; former Deputy Speaker, State Duma of the Russian Federation
Veniamin Popov, Director, Center for Partnership of Civilizations at MGIMO, Moscow
James Collins, Director, Russia and Eurasia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and former U.S. ambassador to Russia
Blair Ruble, Director, Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center

3:35 PM – Future of the Russia-U.S. Relationship in a New Euro-Atlantic Security System
Evgeny Velikhov, Chairman of the Public Chamber, Russian Federation, and President, Kurchatov Institute, Moscow
Vitaly Naumkin, Director, Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, and President, International Center for Strategic and Political Studies, Moscow
Zbigniew Brzezinski, former National Security adviser; Professor of American Foreign Policy, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies; and Counselor and Trustee, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Jack Matlock, Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, and former U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union

4:50 PM – Closing Remarks

Blair Ruble, Director, Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center

This event will be held in the 6th floor Flom auditorium.

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Event Speakers List: 
  • President, Kettering Foundation; former President, University of Alabama; and former Secretary, U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare
  • Founder and Chairman of Viewpoint Learning; founder and chairman of DYG, Inc.; and founder and chairman of Public Agenda
  • Human Rights Ombudsman of the Russia Federation; former Russian ambassador to the United States; former Deputy Speaker, State Duma of the Russian Federation
  • Director, Center for Partnership of Civilizations at MGIMO, Moscow
  • Director, Russia and Eurasia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and former U.S. ambassador to Russia
  • Blair A. Ruble // Vice President for Programs; Director, Urban Sustainability Laboratory; and Senior Advisor, Kennan Institute
  • Chairman of the Public Chamber, Russian Federation, and President, Kurchatov Institute, Moscow
  • Director, Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, and President, International Center for Strategic and Political Studies, Moscow
  • Former National Security adviser; Professor of American Foreign Policy, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies; and Counselor and Trustee, Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, and former U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union

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