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Saturday, April 1, 2017

10:30 AM Boston Public School Transportation Challenge Kickoff Event

Monday, April 3, 2017

12:00 PM Inequality Seminar: Carol S. Steiker - The Criminalization of Poverty
12:00 PM U.S. Natural Gas Market Evolution
12:00 PM MEI Event: Half-Measure Interventions in Theory and Syria
12:15 PM Counting Black Inventors: The Historical Role of the US Patent System as a Political Resource
12:15 PM "Reducing WMD Threats: a Team Sport"
1:15 PM They Call It "Delivering" a Speech for a Reason: Here's How to Bring It, a Communications Workshop
4:15 PM NEW ROOM. How to Deal with a Hostile Audience, a Public Speaking Workshop with Holly Weeks, HKS Adjunct Lecturer
4:15 PM Book talk with Melissa Williams: East Asian Perspectives on Political Legitimacy: Bridging the Empirical-Normative Divide
4:30 PM C-Suite Sessions: A Conversation with Marty Chavez, Deputy CFO, Goldman Sachs

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

9:00 AM Pathways towards Sustainable Development: Transforming Global Socio-Technical Regimes
12:00 PM Bhaskar Sunkara – The Future of the American Left
12:00 PM “Corporate Risk, Threat Landscape, Homeland Security: A View from Target Corp.”
12:00 PM Lunch talk with Jieun Baek: North Korea's Hidden Revolution
3:00 PM The Cybersecurity Dilemma: A Book Talk with Dr. Ben Buchanan
4:00 PM Reframing Climate Policy Approaches in the Electric Power Sector
4:00 PM For the Common Defense: America's Navy--Just What Is a "Global Force for Good”?
4:15 PM NEW ROOM! Launch Your Own Website Using WordPress, a Digital Communications Workshop
4:15 PM Fighting ISIS not Islam led by Cong. Christopher Shays (R-CT) and Cong. Pete Hoekstra (R-MI)
4:15 PM Moving EPA Forward in an “Unhealthy” Climate led by Gina McCarthy
6:00 PM Lessons from the Arab Spring
6:00 PM Come Hell or Highwater: Why California is Our Best Hope for Climate Action - A Conversation with John Laird
8:30 PM Quo Vadis, Europe? Global Implications of European Reshuffling

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

12:15 PM MG (ret.) John Davis: Imperatives for Cybersecurity Success in the Digital Age
1:15 PM Executive Presence: Balancing Authenticity and Authority, a Public Speaking Workshop
2:30 PM "Shifting Politics in Latin America and their Effect on the Energy Industry," a seminar with Francisco Monaldi
4:00 PM In search of a "Trump Doctrine": Change and Continuity in American Foreign Policy led by Jon Finer & Joshua Geltzer
4:00 PM Minorities and the GOP: Why They Need Each Other led by T.W. Shannon
4:15 PM Mind the Gap! Tax Incentives and Incentives for Manipulating Fuel Efficiency in the Automobile Industry (Shinsuke Tanaka)
4:15 PM Reporting from China with David Barboza

Thursday, April 6, 2017

10:00 AM Presidential Control of Nuclear Weapons: Then and Now Open configuration options
11:40 AM Quotas Matter: The Impact of Gender Quota Laws on Work-Family Policies - Ana Catalano Weeks
11:45 AM How to Manage Your Message In a Crisis, a Communications Workshop.
11:45 AM Presidential Elections and Political Change: 1912 and the Making of the Fed and Donald Trump Today
12:00 PM Financial Health Series: Financial Planning Session with Certified Financial Planner
12:15 PM The Sahel, the Rift, and the Horn: A Comparative Study of African Jihadists
2:00 PM New Nuclear Imaginaries
3:30 PM Unpacking China’s Belt and Road Initiative and Its Energy and Environmental Implications
4:00 PM Criminal Justice Reform, Drug Policy, and Border Security led by Gil Kerlikowske
4:00 PM Breaking Through: How Political Leaders Communicate with the American People in Today’s Polarized Media Environment
5:00 PM Atomic Imaginaries
6:00 PM A Public Address by President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim

Friday, April 7, 2017

12:00 PM Policy Implications of Home Improvement Activity
12:00 PM “From a Hedge Fund to the Homeland: Reflections on the Private and Public Sectors, Risk Management and Security”
12:00 PM Leadership Lessons: A Conversation with Cheryl Boone Isaacs, President, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
12:00 PM Communities Investing in Themselves: a Case Study on Neighborly
12:15 PM "Powerplay: The Origins of the American Alliance System in Asia" - A Belfer Center Director's Lunch with Victor Cha
12:30 PM Building Peace in a Turbulent World
4:00 PM A Conversation with Loretta E. Lynch
4:30 PM Remembering the Victims of 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi: A Panel Discussion
6:00 PM A Conversation on Surviving Our Faster Future with Joi Ito

Monday, April 10, 2017

11:45 AM Communications Skills for Diplomacy, a Communications Workshop
12:00 PM Inequality Seminar: David Autor - When Work Disappears: Consequences of the Declining Marriage Market Value of Men
12:00 PM Violence and cell phone communication patterns: Evidence from Côte d’Ivoire
12:00 PM California and Guangdong: A Tale of Two Cap-and-trade Programs
12:00 PM MEI Event: Winners and Losers: Financial Globalization in the Middle East
12:15 PM National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
12:15 PM Can a Cell Have a Sex?
2:00 PM Our Democracy at a Crossroad: A Conversation with Demos President Heather McGhee
4:15 PM Data Storytelling for Policy Makers, a Workshop with John Wihbey, Assistant Professor of Journalism, Northeastern University
6:00 PM Young Public Sector Leaders Speak

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

8:30 AM CANCELLED- Welcoming refugees: The challenges of integration in France and in Europe
9:00 AM Accounting for Violence: How to Increase Safety and Reduce Our Failed Reliance on Mass Incarceration
12:00 PM Democracy against Domination: Power, Populism, and Resistance in the Era of Trump
12:00 PM POSTPONED: Sarah Lewis – Politics, Art and Visual Culture
12:00 PM International Student Borrower Exit Session
2:30 PM Sales Workshop with Jeff Hoffman
4:00 PM U.S. Grand Strategy and Policy - Research Briefings
4:15 PM NEW ROOM - Selecting the Right Social Media Channel for Your Needs, a Digital Communications Workshop
4:15 PM Helping Congress Help Itself
4:15 PM Moving EPA Forward in an “Unhealthy” Climate led by Gina McCarthy
4:30 PM The View from Hanoi: the Future of US-Vietnam Relations
6:00 PM The Road to Citizenship

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

8:30 AM Understanding Israel: A Psycho-Political Analysis
12:00 PM A Conversation with David Gregory, Author and Journalist
12:15 PM Ben Wizner: Liberty and Security in the Age of Trump
12:15 PM CANCELLED - Thoughts on National Security - A Belfer Center Director's Lunch with Michael Morell
1:15 PM Speak Up! Public Speaking for Non-native English Speakers
4:00 PM Minorities and the GOP: Why They Need Each Other led by T.W. Shannon
4:00 PM In search of a "Trump Doctrine": Change and Continuity in American Foreign Policy led by Jon Finer
4:15 PM Book Talk with Jorrit de Jong, Author of "Dealing with Dysfunction: Innovative Problem Solving in the Public Sector"
4:15 PM Asymmetric Information, Drilling Distortions, and Oil and Gas Leases (Evan Herrnstadt)
5:30 PM Film: "Raising Bertie"
6:00 PM America is Not Immune with Rick Stengel
6:00 PM The Art of White House Speechwriting

Thursday, April 13, 2017

11:40 AM Intersectionality and Women's Health: Sexual Orientation, Race/Ethnicity, and Cervical Cancer Screening - Madina Agénor
11:45 AM Cost-Benefit Analysis and Environmental Regulation in the New Era
12:15 PM Loyalty or Disavowal: Explaining Affiliation and Defection of Al-Qa’ida Allies to Islamic State
12:15 PM The Global Refugee Crisis
12:15 PM Does Trump Signal the End of Policy Advice (As We Know It)?
4:00 PM Breaking Through: How Political Leaders Communicate with the American People in Today’s Polarized Media Environment
4:00 PM Criminal Justice Reform, Drug Policy, and Border Security led by Gil Kerlikowske
5:00 PM MEI Event: Homeland inSecurity: Artist's Talk with Mohamad Hafez
6:00 PM Documentary Screening: The Vietnam War
6:00 PM A Conversation with Kelly Ayotte

Friday, April 14, 2017

12:00 PM Economic policy in Brazil - prospects for recovery after the crisis
12:30 PM Let's Talk...
4:00 PM Quorum Call
4:00 PM Quorum Call

Saturday, April 15, 2017

9:00 AM Student Conference: "Science + Innovation Diplomacy Symposium"

Monday, April 17, 2017

11:45 AM The Truth Behind the CIA Torture Report with Daniel Jones
12:00 PM Inequality Seminar: Roland G. Fryer Jr - Using Economics to Solve Racial Inequality
12:00 PM MEI Event: Making a Martyr: Emotions and Social Media in the Egyptian Uprising
12:00 PM Benefits of coordination: Reducing renewable curtailment and phasing out coal in China
12:15 PM Nuclear Modernization - A Belfer Center Director's Lunch with General Bob Kehler
12:15 PM Assessing and Mitigating Synthetic Biology Risks: Exemplary Cases and Cautionary Tales
4:00 PM MEI Book Talk: Values, Political Action, and Change in the Middle East and the Arab Spring
6:00 PM Tamir Pardo - 2017 Corliss Lamont Lecture

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

9:15 AM "A World in Disarray" - A Belfer Center Director's Seminar with Richard Haass
12:00 PM Grand Corruption, Violations of Human Rights, and the Need for an International Anti-Corruption Court
12:00 PM Sarah Smarsh – Reporting on Rural America and Class
4:15 PM Obama Care: Repeal and Replace It, or Keep It and Fix It?
5:30 PM 2017 Gleitsman Citizen Activist Award

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

10:00 AM Nonproliferation and Security Implications of the Evolving Civil Nuclear Export Market
12:15 PM Todd Stavish and Ryan Lewis: Accelerating Innovation for National Security
4:00 PM Minorities and the GOP: Why They Need Each Other led by T.W. Shannon
4:00 PM A Clean Energy Success Story: One Woman’s Road to Reinventing Vermont’s Largest Utility
6:00 PM Ambassador William J. Burns in conversation with Professor Joseph Nye

Thursday, April 20, 2017

11:30 AM JFK Centennial Symposium
11:40 AM Fathers & Work Family Balance: Mix Methods for Understanding Fatherhood Involvement & Enrichment Experiences -Marc GrauGrau
11:45 AM Reflections on Environmental Policy
12:00 PM "North Korea's Hidden Revolution: How the Information Underground is Transforming a Closed Society" - Director's Lunch
12:15 PM Does it Matter? Military Training and Insurgent Fighting Capacity
4:00 PM Criminal Justice Reform, Drug Policy, and Border Security led by Gil Kerlikowske
4:00 PM MEI Study Group: Building Bridges: An Interdisciplinary Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis
4:15 PM Comparative Democracy Seminar- Communism's Shadow: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Political Attitudes

Friday, April 21, 2017

9:00 AM A Conversation with the Superintendents of the Military Academies
11:45 AM Bipartisan Coalition Lunch
12:00 PM Cumulative Effects of Doubling up in Childhood on Young Adult Outcomes
12:00 PM Women, You Want To Run For Public Office and Win: Learn How!
12:00 PM The Way Out for Children of the Rich and the Poor
1:00 PM Learning When Going Through a Personal Tsunami
4:00 PM Quorum Call

Monday, April 24, 2017

12:00 PM Inequality Seminar: Robert J. Sampson - TBA
12:00 PM MEI Event: The Silent Revolution: Mapping The West Bank Settlers’ Territorial Expansion and Path to Power
12:00 PM Valuing Climate Damage: Updating Estimation of the Social Cost of Carbon Dioxide
12:15 PM Ending America’s Longest War: Experiences from the diplomatic front lines in Afghanistan
3:00 PM Beyond the Line/Engaging Difference
3:30 PM Holocaust Memorial Day - A Survivor's Testimony
4:00 PM General Election 2017: What's Happening in Britain?
4:30 PM April 24--Making Electric Utilities Greener: Electric Vehicles, Performance Incentives, and Low Income Affordability
6:00 PM Living Life Like a Start-up: Learning Entrepreneurship at the Margins of Society
6:00 PM Living Life Like a Start-up: Learning Entrepreneurship at the Margins of Society

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

8:30 AM SOUTH ASIA WEEK- Closing the Gap: Women, Development and Security in Pakistan
4:00 PM Reframing Climate Policy Approaches in the Electric Power Sector
4:30 PM Reforming Algeria: Developmental Challenges and the Government's Vision 2035 Agenda
4:30 PM Values-Driven Policy and Diplomacy: A Conversation with Matthew Barzun, Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.K. (2013-2017)
5:45 PM They Call Us Monsters Film Screening
6:00 PM A Conversation with the Honorable Ban Ki-moon
7:00 PM Drug Pricing as a Policy Challenge: How to Address the Tension Between Need for R&D Incentives and Access to Medicine

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

10:00 AM India and the NSG
12:00 PM Defending the Climate in the Trumpocene
12:15 PM Uncertainty and Risk in Technological Innovation: A 50-Year Retrospective
3:00 PM The Sustainable Development Goals: an agenda for all - A talk with Rosemary Kalapurakal
4:00 PM Addressing complexity: smallholder farmers facing climate risks in sub-Saharan Africa
4:00 PM Study Group: Human Rights, Ethics and Philanthropy
5:00 PM Editorial Aspirations: Human Integrity at the Frontiers of Biology
5:00 PM Britain Post-Brexit and the Transatlantic Relationship
5:00 PM Turkey in Turmoil, At Home and Abroad led by Jon Finer and Amanda Sloat
6:00 PM Book Discussion: Difficult Conversations
6:00 PM Men Without Work
8:00 PM A Conversation with the Honorable John Kasich

Thursday, April 27, 2017

11:40 AM Self-Affirmation as Strategy for Reducing Gender Effects on Negotiation - Chiara Trombini
11:45 AM Sustaining Capitalism: Bipartisan Solutions to Restore Trust & Prosperity
12:00 PM A conversation on U.S.-Pakistan relations
12:15 PM Chinese and Russian Approaches to International Law vs. U.S. Visions of Global Order
4:30 PM The Electric Utility of the Future
4:30 PM Violence, Insecurity, and Development in Latin America
6:00 PM Sneak Preview of Film LA:92

Friday, April 28, 2017

11:45 AM Bipartisan Coalition Lunch
12:00 PM Human mobility potential and resistance
2:00 PM DEMO DAY: Technology and Innovation in Government
4:00 PM Quorum Call

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