United States Events


Buy American: Creating or Costing U.S. Jobs?

November 17, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute hosted a program that explored the effectiveness of the controversial Buy American provision included in the Obama administration's stimulus package.

How To Manage Environmental Conflict in the Face of Climate Change

November 12, 2009 // 1:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Latin American and North American experts analyze policy changes and inter-sectoral cooperative efforts to better manage local environmental disputes and mitigate contentious issues.

The Road to Copenhagen: Energy Solutions for Emerging Economies

November 05, 2009 // 11:00am12:15pm
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.

The America's Energy Coast Policy Forum

November 04, 2009 // 8:00am11:00am
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
The second America's Energy Coast Policy Forum focuses on the long-term sustainability of America’s Energy Coast.

Changing the Tide: A Canadian Perspective on Afghanistan

November 03, 2009 // 8:00am9:00am
Canada Institute
Lt.-General Andrew Leslie of the Canadian Armed Forces offered his perspective on the progress and challenges facing NATO forces in Afghanistan, as well as his thoughts on the strategy required to successfully stabilize the war torn country.

Energy Forum 11: Accelerating the Transformation of North American Energy Systems: How Much Should Canada and the United States Restrict International Offsets?

October 29, 2009 // 8:15am1:30pm
Canada Institute
The 11th Energy Forum brought together senior level Canadian and U.S. government officials, energy industry representatives, and energy experts to discuss the merits and drawbacks of using international offsets as a means of reducing North American carbon emissions.

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.

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.

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