WorldAffairs 2013

Transition, Disruption and Innovation

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“The best venue for a timely, honest discussion about our world and where it’s going.”

WorldAffairs offers fresh insights and new perspectives on current and emergent global topics. Join us as we discuss and debate through keynote conversations and off-the-record sessions.

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51 speakers

  • Nader Hashemi Director, Center for Middle East Studies & Assistant Professor of Middle East & Islamic Politics, Josef Korbel School of Int'l Studies, University of Denver
  • Gillian Tett @gilliantett Assistant Editor and Columnist, Financial Times
  • Dr. Fouzia Saeed @FouziaSaeed Human Rights Advocate and Fellow, National Endowment for Democracy
  • Julio Moreno Associate Professor of History, University of San Francisco
  • Richard Carroll Vice President, Africa/Madagascar Program, World Wildlife Fund
  • Susanne Moser Director and Principal Researcher, Susanna Moser Research & Consulting
  • Michael Shifter President, Inter-American Dialogue
  • John Steinbruner Professor of Public Policy and Director of the Center for International and Security Studies, University of Maryland
  • Minxin Pei Director, Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies, Claremont McKenna College
  • Jane Wales @janewales President and CEO of the World Affairs Council
  • Amy Luers @amyluers Director, Climate Change, Skoll Global Threats Fund
  • Fareed Zakaria @FareedZakaria Host, Fareed Zakaria GPS, CNN; Editor, Time; Columnist, The Washington Post
  • Laura Tyson @lauradtyson S.K. & Angela Chan Professor of Global Management, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
  • D-Rev @d_rev_org A non-profit product development company whose mission is to improve the health and income of people.
  • Susan Shirk Chair of the 21st Century China Program, School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, Univeristy of California, San Diego
  • Kenneth Chomitz Senior Advisor, Independent Evaluation Group, The World Bank
  • Suzanne Nossel @SuzanneNossel Executive Director, PEN American Center
  • Chris Anderson @chr1sa Co-founder, 3DRobotics, Former Editor, Wired
  • Clive Mutunga Senior Research Associate, Population Action International
  • Julia Sweig @JuliaSweig Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior fellow for Latin America Studies and Director of Latin American Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
  • Jonathan Fenby @JonathanFenby Managing Director, China Team, Trusted Sources
  • Neil Joeck Senior Fellow, Center for Global Security Research, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Charles McElwee Vice President of Programs, ClimateWorks Foundation
  • TechShop @techshop TechShop provides access to over $1 million worth of professional equipment and software.

15 sessions

Day 1 Thursday 7th March 2013

Day 2 Friday 8th March 2013

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  • Chris Anderson
  • michael shifter
  • Gillian Tett
  • Kenneth Chomitz
  • Minxin Pei
  • Derek Scissors
  • Richard Carroll
  • Susanne Moser, Ph.D.
  • Susan Shirk
  • Suzanne Nossel
  • Julia E. Sweig
  • Jonathan Fenby
  • Amy Luers
  • Fareed Zakaria
  • Rosalind Boone Lopez
  • Laura Tyson
  • D-Rev
  • TechShop
  • Jane Wales
  • Dr. Fouzia Saeed
  • Mark Hertsgaard
  • Sawako Sonoyama
  • Open Source Ecology
  • Adam Lashinsky
  • Embrace
  • Bryan Hart
  • Robert J. Rosenthal
  • Shirin Tahir-Kheli
  • 3D Robotics
  • Lighthouse Charter
  • Angaza Design
  • Spencer Michels
  • Jeffrey Ball
  • Project Lead The Way
  • Techbridge Girls

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