Voter fraud and bureaucrats, competition and business broadband and more think tank events [Daybook]

September 28, 2012

7:30 Military Strategy Forum: British Army 2020: Ground Forces and Future National Security with David Berteau, CSIS; Lieutenant General Nicolas P. Carter, British Army (CSIS

9:00 Venezuela’s Presidential Elections 2012: Final Update with Luis Vicente Leon, Caracas; David Smilde, University of Georgia; David Myers, Penn State (Wilson Center)

9:00 Iran, Iraq, and the GCC: New Realities in the Persian Gulf Security: A half day event with David Siddhartha Patel, Cornell; Mohsen Milani, University of South Florida (Tampa); F. Gregory Gause, University of Vermont; Roy Mottahedeh, Harvard (Wilson Center)

9:00 Climate Vulnerability Indices and Adaptation Finance with Muni Figueres, Ambassador to the UD, Embassy of Costa Rica; Dipu Moni, Foreign Minister, People’s Republic of Bangladesh; Michele de Never, Center for Global Development; Kirk Hamilton, World Bank; Ross Mountain, DARA; Lawrence MacDonald, Center for Global Development (Center for Global Development)

9:30 Savings Ownership, and Economic Mobility: What Do We Know and What Can Be Done? with Stuart Butler, Heritage Foundation; Reid Cramer, New America Foundation; Diana Elliott, The Pew Charitable Trusts; Justin King, New America Foundation (New America Foundation)

10:00 Ukraine: Facing Critical Challenges with Edward C. Chow, CSIS; Steven Pifer, Brookings; William Miller, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Robert Nurick, The Atlantic Council (Brookings)

12:00 Leading From Behind: The Reluctant President and the Advisers Who Decide for Him with Richard Miniter (Heritage)

12:00 Who’s Counting? How Fraudsters and Bureaucrats Put Your Vote at Risk with Hans von Spakovsky, Heritage Foundation; John Fund, National Review; Jeffrey Milyo, University of Missouri; Jim Harper, Cato Institute; John Samples, Cato Institute (Cato Institute)  

12:00 The 2015 NPT Review Conference: Challenges and Opportunities with Susan F. Burke, Special Representative of the President for Nuclear Nonproliferation, Department of State (Wilson Center)

12:15 Fair Play? The State of Competition in the Business Broadband Marketplace with Michael C. Copps, Federal Communications Commissioner; Robert W. Quinn, Jr., AT&T; The Hon. Chip Pickering, The Broadband Coalition and Former U.S. Representative; Gene Kimmelman, U.S. Department of Justice; Todd Thibodeaux, CompTIA; Lawrence J. Spiwak, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal and Economic Public Policy Studies; Michael Calabrese, New America Foundation (New America Foundation)

2:00 Philosopher of Politics: A Tribute to Harvey C. Mansfield and His Enduring Influence with Mark Blitz, Claremont McKenna College; Kathryn Sensen, Harvard University; Adam Shulman, St. Johns College; Jerry Weinberger, Michigan State University; Kenneth Weinstein, Hudson Institute; Ross Douthat, New York Times; Jeremy Rabkin, George MAson University School of Law; George Will, Washington Post (Hudson Institute

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