Iran sanctions, a cost-benefit analysis; World Food Programme and more [Daybook]

8:30 Weighing Benefits and Costs of International Sanctions on Iran with Gregory Newbold, CNAS; Thomas Pickering, Brookings Institution; William Reinsch, Center for International Private Enterprise; George Perkovich, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)

9:00 Transboundary Environmental Security in the Mekong River Basin with Ed Grumbine, Kunming Institute of Biology; Richard Cronin, Stimson Center (Wilson Center

9:00 The World Food Programme: Innovative Delivery of Food Assistance for Long-Term Resilience with Allan Jury, World Food Programme (CSIS)

10:30 Technology Transfer, the Public Interest and Re-Igniting Public Research Investments with Samuel B. Howerton, Department of State; Bhaven Sampat, Columbia University; Walter D. Valdivia, Brookings Institution (Brookings Institution)

12:00 Worldwide Views on Biodiversity: A Case Study of Technology Assessment and Public Participation with David Rejeski, Wilson Center; Richard Worthington, Pomona College; Darlene Cavalier , Discover Magazine; David Sittenfeld, Museum of Science, Boston, and more (Wilson Center)

12:00 The Indispensable Milton Friedman: Essays on Politics and Economics with Lanny Ebenstein, editor (Heritage Foundation)

12:00 Market purity in a government age: BB&T’s lessons on corporate temptation with Arthur Brooks, AEI; John Allison, Cato Institute (AEI

12:00 Copyright Unbalanced: From Incentive to Excess with Jerry Brito, George Mason University; Tom W. Bell, Chapman University School of Law; Mitch Glazier, Recording Industry Association of America; Jim Harper, Cato Institute (Cato Institute

2:00 Woodrow Wilson and Syngman Rhee with Erez Manela, Harvard University; Lew Seok-Choon, Syngman Rhee Institute at Yonsei University; James Person, Wilson Center (Wilson Center)

2:00 Untangling Maritime Disputes in Asia with Yann-huei Song, Institute of European and American Studies Academia Sinica; Edward Chen,Institute of European and American Studies Academia Sinica; James L. Schoff, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Peter Dutton, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)

3:00 Is Europe facing a new Era? The Treaty on Stability and the Struggle for Economic Sovereignty in a Political Perspective with Piero Graglia, Milan State University (Wilson Center)

Allen McDuffee writes about politics and policy and covered think tanks for The Washington Post from 2011 to 2013. He blogs and hosts a podcast at and is currently working on a book about the influence of think tanks in Washington.



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