Biofuels and Economic Development

July 24, 2009 // 8:30am4:30pm
with Luiz Guilherme de Oliveira, Universidade de Brasilia-UnB; Robbin Johnson, University of Minnesota; Ford Runge, University of Minnesota; Harry de Gorter, Cornell University; Maura O'Neill, Senior Advisor for Energy and Climate, USDA; and Kent Hughes, Director, Global Energy Initiative.

The European Edge in Education: What the United States Can Learn

July 16, 2009 // 10:00am12:00pm
Andreas Schleicher, Head of the Indicators and Analysis Division, OECD Directorate for Education, which manages the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA); William Schmidt, Professor, Michigan State University, and Principal Researcher, The Preparation Gap: Teacher Education for Middle School Mathematics in Six Countries; Iris C. Rotberg, Professor, Graduate School of Education and Human Development, George Washington University, and Editor, Balancing Change and Tradition in Global Education Reform

Conference on the Formulation of Energy and Climate Policy: Toward an Open and Transparent Process

June 18, 2009 // 9:00am6:00pm
The conference explores how best to assist policymakers in understanding the implications of various energy and climate policy options.

Book Launch: Structuring an Energy Technology Revolution

April 27, 2009 // 9:30am11:00am
With co-authors Charles Weiss, Distinguished Professor of Science, Technology, and International Affairs, Georgetown University, and William B. Bonvillian, Director, MIT Washington Office

The Obama Administration: A Report Card on the First 100 Days

April 16, 2009 // 10:00am11:30am
Tom Fiedler, Dean, College of Communication, Boston University; Michael Fletcher, White House reporter, The Washington Post; Michael Kazin, Professor, Department of History, Georgetown University; Gerald Seib, Assistant Managing Editor and Executive Washington Editor, The Wall Street Journal; Linda Killian, Director, Washington Center, Boston University and Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center (moderator)

Seeing American Schools through the Prism of International Benchmarks

March 25, 2009 // 8:00am9:30am
With Andreas Schleicher, Head of the Indicators and Analysis Division of the OECD Directorate for Education

Strengthening Global Energy Security

January 08, 2009 // 10:30am11:30am
A Director's Forum with Rex W. Tillerson, Chairman and CEO, Exxon Mobil Corporation

Partnering for American Competitiveness

December 11, 2008 // 7:45am5:00pm
Senator Jeff Bingaman, D-NM;Representative Bart Gordon, D-TN;Representative Judy Biggert, R-IL;Representative Chris Van Hollen, D-MD;Thom Mason, Director, Oak Ridge National Laboratory;William Wulf, University of Virginia; Deborah Wince-Smith, President, Council on Competitiveness; William E. Kirwan, Chancellor, University System of Maryland; Robert Berdahl, President, Association of American Universities; Josh Wolfe, Managing Partner, Lux Capital; Jeffrey D. Weedman, Vice President for External Business Development, The Procter & Gamble Company;Robert Atkinson, President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation; Patricia Dehmer, Deputy Director, Science Program, DOE Office of Science; Jean-Charles Guibert, Director, MINATEC; Johnsee Lee, President, Industrial Technology Research Institute; Daniel Berglund, President and CEO, SSTI; Richard Stulen, VP and CRO, Sandia National Laboratory; Larry Sumney, CEO, Semiconductor Research Corporation; Susan Butts, Director of External Technology, Dow Chemical; Chris Hayter, Director, Economic Development, National Governors Association; Kenneth Galloway, Dean of Engineering, Vanderbilt University; Christopher T. Hill, Professor, George Mason University.

Election 2008: What's Next?

November 13, 2008 // 7:30am9:00am
With Kevin Merida, The Washington Post and former Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar; Larry Rasky, Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications, and the Communications Director for Joseph Biden's Presidential Campaign; Brad Todd, a Republican Media Strategist and a Founding Partner of OnMessage Inc.; Jeff Zeleny, The New York Times, who covered the Obama Campaign; Moderator: Linda Killian, Woodrow Wilson Center Senior Scholar

Book Launch: Career Diplomacy - Life and Work in the U.S. Foreign Service

October 14, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
With Author Harry Kopp, Former Foreign Service Officer and Consultant in International Trade; William Milam, Senior Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; L. Anthony Motley, President of L.A. Motley & Co. and Former U.S. Ambassador to Brazil; John Naland, Career Foreign Service Officer and President of the American Foreign Service Association; and Stapleton Roy, Director of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, Woodrow Wilson Center