U.S. Politics Events
May 17, 2010 // 4:00pm — 6:00pm
Howard A. Schmidt, Assistant to President Barack Obama & White House Cybersecurity Coordinator; Deborah Parkinson, Professional Staff Member, Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Government Affairs; Marcus H. Sachs, Verizon Communications, Director for National Security & Cyber Policy & former NSC Staff for Cyberspace Security ; Lt. Col. Forrest B. Hare, Staff, Office of Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence, Department of Defense
March 15, 2010 // 4:00pm — 6:00pm
Rep. David Obey (D-Wisc.), Chairman, House Appropriations Committee (invited); Rep. Michael K. Simpson (R-Id.), Member, House Budget and Appropriations committees (invited); Carroll Doherty, Associate Director, Pew Research Center for People and the Press; Eric Pianin, Washington Editor, The Fiscal Times
February 22, 2010 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
Tom Hofeller, The Republican National Committee; David G. Oedel, Professor, Walter F. George Law School, Mercer University; Thomas E. Mann, Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution; Juliet Eilperin, Staff Writer, The Washington Post; Moderator Don Wolfensberger, Director, Congress Project, Woodrow Wilson Center
January 25, 2010 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Mercedes Marquez, Assistant Secretary for Community Planning & Development, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; William Barnes, Director, Emerging Issues, National League of Cities; Joshua Sapotichne, Professor of Political Science, Michigan State University; Michael Fletcher, Staff Writer, The Washington Post
January 15, 2010 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Wilson Center on the Hill
In the first session of a two part series, Wilson Center experts discuss policy challenges surrounding the developing world, including migration, development policy, climate change, and conflict resolution.
December 16, 2009 // 8:00am — 10:00am
Stacy VanDeveer and Henrik Selin highlight the major themes and findings of their new book, which examines and compares political action for climate change across North America at levels ranging from continental to municipal.
November 16, 2009 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Rep. Zoe Lofgren, (D-Calif.); Rep. Dan Lungren, (R-Calif.); H. Richard Friman, Professor of Political Science, Dept. of Political Science, Marquette University; Scott Keeter, Director of Survey Research, The Pew Research Center
November 16, 2009 // 8:15am — 11:30am
Latin American Program
A meeting was held to discuss the divergent perspectives within the international community over how best to engage Cuba.
November 05, 2009 // 11:00am — 12:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
Technology and innovation will be critical for China, India, and other emerging economies to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions – and U.S. technology policy can help lead the way, say experts David Irvine-Halliday, Chen Wang, and Anuradda Ganesh.
October 19, 2009 // 3:30pm — 5:00pm
Author W. Lee Rawls, Senior Counsel to the Director, FBI; Richard Baker, Former Senate Historian; Richard Cohen, Congressional Correspondent, The National Journal