Program of the 2008 Annual Meeting

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Washington, D.C., April 25-28, 2008 

Ritz Carlton Hotel

Friday, April 25

6:30 - 8:00 PM 
Reception, U.S. Botanic Garden

Saturday, April 26

9:00 AM
Chairmen's opening statements
Joseph S. Nye, Jr. North American Chairman 
Yotaro Kobayashi, Pacific Asian Chairman
Peter Sutherland, European Chairman

SESSION I

9:10 - 12:00 noon
U.S FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC POLICY: BROAD OUTLINES FOR A NEW ADMINISTRATION
Moderator: David Gergen, Professor of Public Service and Director, Center for Public Leadership, JFK School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 
Panelists:
Kenneth Duberstein (pdf 75kb/3pp)Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, the Duberstein Group, Washington, DC; former White House Chief of Staff for President Ronald Reagan 
Karen Elliott House (pdf 57kb/2pp)Journalist
Strobe Talbott (pdf 77kb/3pp)President, The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC; former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State 
Joseph S. Nye, Jr. (pdf 78kb/3pp)Distinguished Service Professor and former Dean, JFK School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs; former Chairman of the National Intelligence Council

12:15 - 2:00 PM
Lunch
TODAY'S GLOBAL HUMAN SECURITY CHALLENGES
The Honorable Robert B. Zoellick, President, World Bank, Washington, DC
Interviewed by Lionel Barber, Editor, Financial Times, London

SESSION II 
Subgroup Discussions (Speakers rotate among the three subgroups.)

2:15 - 5:30 PM
JOINT RESPONSES TO GLOBAL SOLUTIONS

Subgroup I: Climate Change
Chair: Yuan Ming, Vice Dean, School of International Studies, Peking University, Beijing
Speaker: Taizo Yakushiji, Executive Member, Council for Science and Technology Policy of the Cabinet Office of Japan, Tokyo

Subgroup II: Water and Sanitation
Chair: Jessica Einhorn, Dean, School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University; Washington, DC 
Speaker: Catherine Bertini, Professor of Public Administration, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY; Senior Fellow, Agricultural Development, Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationSubgroup III: Migration and Development
Chair: Antonio Garrigues Walker, Chairman, Garrigues Abogados y Asesores Tributarios, Madrid
Speaker: Peter Sutherland, UN Secretary General's Special Representative on Migration and Development, London and Dublin

7:00 - 10:00 PM
Reception and Dinner, Smithsonian American Art Museum 
THE RISE OF ASIA
Speaker: Bill Emmott, Author and former Editor, The Economist, London
Response: Akihiko Tanaka, Professor, University of Tokyo

Sunday, April 27

SESSION III

9:00 - 12:00 noon
ENGAGING IRAN AND BUILDING PEACE IN THE PERSION GULF REGION
Chair: Robert D. Blackwill (pdf 111kb/4pp)President, BGR International, Washington, DC; former U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor for Iraq 
Panelists:
Ray Takeyh, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Washington, DC
Volker Perthes, Chairman and Director, German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Berlin
Hitoshi Tanaka (pdf 86kb/4pp)former Japanese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Tokyo

12:15 - 2:00 PM 
Lunch
EUROPEAN AND ASIAN VIEWS OF U.S. FOREIGN AND SECURITY POLICY
Chair: Peter Sutherland, European Chairman, the Trilateral Commission
Speakers:
Elisabeth Guigou, Member of the French National Assembly; former Minister for European Affairs; Paris
Han Sung-joo, Chairman, The Asan Institute for Policy Studies, Seoul; former President, Korea University; former Foreign Minister of Korea

SESSION IV

2:15 - 5:30 PM
GLOBAL HEALTH AS A HUMAN SECURITY CHALLENGE
background paper (pdf 215kb/14pp)

Chair: Jesus Estanislao, Chairman, Institute of Corporate Directors; President and Chief Executive Officer, Institute of Solidarity in Asia, Manila; former Philippine Minister of Finance
Panelists:
Keizo Takemi (pdf 111kb/4pp)former Senior Vice-Minister for Health, Labor and Welfare, Japan
Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, Chairman, Global Business Coalition (GBC) on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, London 
Sylvia Mathews Burwell (pdf 26kb/3pp)President, Global Development Programs, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA

6:30 - 9:30 PM
Reception and Dinner, Andrew Mellon Auditorium
U.S. FOREIGN POLICY PERSPECTIVES
John D. Negroponte, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State; former Ambassador to the UN; former Ambassador to Iraq; Washington, DC 
Interviewed by Alan Gotlieb, former Canadian Ambassador to the United States; North American Deputy Chairman, Trilateral Commission; Toronto, ON

Monday, April 28

SESSION V

9:00 - 12:00 noon
THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS: AVERTING RISKS TO THE SYSTEM AMIDST GLOBAL SHIFTS IN ECONOMIC POWER
Keynote Speaker: The Honorable Robert M. Kimmitt, U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Treasury, Washington, DC
Chair: Martin Feldstein (pdf 99kb/4pp)George F. Baker Professor of Economics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; President and Chief Executive Officer, National Bureau of Economic Research; former Chairman, U.S. President's Council of Economic Advisors
Panelists:
David M. Rubenstein, Managing Director, The Carlyle Group, Washington, DC
Naoki Tanaka, President, Center for International Public Policy Studies, Tokyo
Sir Andrew Crockett, Managing Director and President, JPMorgan Chase International, London; former General Manager of the Bank for International Settlements

12:00 noon
Chairmen's closing remarks

12:15 PM
Informal lunch

The 2009 Annual Meeting will be held in Tokyo on April 25-26.

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