Program

Events

Webcast

Critical Dialogues on Avian Influenza

November 30, 2005 // 8:00am11:00am
At an event co-sponsored by the Wilson Center and Cornell University, public health, animal health, and wildlife management experts emphasize that preventing a pandemic will require a strong international health alliance that addresses animal as well as human health.

Live Webcast: U.S. Innovation and Competitiveness in the 21st Century

November 16, 2005 // 3:45pm4:15pm
A Policy Address by the Honorable Carlos M. Gutierrez, Secretary, United States Department of Commerce

Special Briefing with the Commission on HIV/AIDS and Governance in Africa

October 21, 2005 // 2:30pm4:00pm
A Special Briefing by members of the United Nation's Commission on HIV/AIDS and Governance in Africa (CHGA). This is a first-ever opportunity to have an informal discussion of findings and proposed recommendations from the CHGA, who will publish their final report next month.

Book Launch -- End of the Line: The Rise and Coming Fall of the Global Corporation

October 19, 2005 // 12:00pm1:30pm
A brown bag lunch discussion with author Barry C. Lynn, Fellow, New America Foundation
Webcast

Emerging Pandemic: Costs and Consequences of an Avian Influenza Outbreak

September 19, 2005 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Nearly four decades have passed since the world last saw an influenza pandemic, many believe we are long overdue for another. Dr. Michael Osterholm and Helen Branswell mark the inauguration of the Global Health Initiative.
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AGOA, Five Years Later: Lessons Learned, Challenges Ahead

September 14, 2005 // 8:30am2:30pm
A half-day conference examining the legacy of the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act, and assessing ways to ensure that AGOA's potential is fully realized. Video of this event is available here.
Webcast

Book Launch: Energy and Security: Toward a New Foreign Policy Strategy

September 12, 2005 // 2:00pm5:00pm
Experts launch new Kennan Institute book. Video is available.

Getting Beyond the Borders in Developing Countries: Trade Facilitation in the Doha Round of the World Trade Organization

September 09, 2005 // 10:00am11:30am
With Evdokia Moïse, Senior Trade Policy Analyst, Trade Liberalization and Review Division, Trade Directorate, OECD (Paris)

Book Discussion: Winning the Oil End Game: Innovations for Profits, Jobs and Security

July 22, 2005 // 10:00am11:30am
A Director's Forum discussion with MacArthur Fellow and physicist Amory Lovins, about his recently published book, Winning the Oil Endgame: Innovations for Profits, Jobs and Security.

Live Webcast/Book Launch: The Flight of the Creative Class

July 19, 2005 // 4:00pm5:30pm
With author Richard Florida, Hirst Professor of Public Policy, George Mason University and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; and commentator Rob Atkinson, Vice-President and Director, Technology and the Economy Project at the Progressive Policy Institute. Video of this event is now available.

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