Great Conversations September 2014

 
Event Description - Great Conversations September 2014
Great Conversations
Hosted by the eMIISsaries of the
Monterey Institute of International Studies
Friday, September 12, 2014

Great Conversations is a unique event hosted by the eMIISsaries of the Monterey Institute of International Studies. This engaging program brings together individuals of accomplishment and skill to facilitate conversations on important, diverse, and stimulating topics, ranging from the intellectual to the lighthearted.

The event is scheduled for Friday, September 12, 2014, at the Monterey Museum of Art – La Mirada (720 Via Mirada, Monterey).

Check-in for guests begins at 6:30 p.m. with a wine reception in the Rose Garden. Guests will be invited to enjoy conversations with the table expert of their choice during a superb dinner paired with wines by host vintners.

Tickets are $100.00/per person. Each table seats eight, including the speaker, providing an intimate opportunity for conversation and engagement. Complimentary valet parking is available.

Please join us for an evening of fascinating people, interesting ideas, and Great Conversations!

Make your table host selection and go to BUY TICKETS (at the top of the page).

 
Contact Information
Linae Ishii-Devine
Director, Institutional Events
831- 647-4151
rsvp@miis.edu
 
 
Date & Location
Date: 9/12/2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Monterey Museum of Art
La Mirada
720 Via Mirada
Monterey, CA 

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
6:30 PM
Table 04 – “Water Everywhere: The Profitability of Water Conservation”
Jeff Langholz, Professor, International Environmental Policy
Bio

Friday, September 12, 2014
6:30 PM
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Friday, September 12, 2014
6:30 PM
Table 01 “Who Will Be the First to Use Nuclear Weapons?”
Bill Potter, Sam Nunn and Richard Lugar Professor of Nonproliferation Studies and Founding Director, James Potter Center for Nonproliferation Studies
Bio

Friday, September 12, 2014
6:30 PM
Table 02 “CySec: International Security Issues in the Information Age”
Itamara Lochard, Director, Cyber Security Initiative
Bio

Friday, September 12, 2014
6:30 PM
Table 03 “What Is Putin Thinking?”
Anna Vassilieva, Professor, Language Studies, head of Russian Studies Program
Bio

Friday, September 12, 2014
6:30 PM
Table 05 – “The Gaza War 2014”
Avner Cohen, Director, Nonproliferation Education Program & Senior Fellow; Professor, International Policy and Management
Bio

Friday, September 12, 2014
6:30 PM
Table 06 – “The Middle Class in Developing Countries”
Jeff Dayton-Johnson, Associate Professor & Program Chair, International Policy Studies
Bio

Friday, September 12, 2014
6:30 PM
Table 07 – “Living on the Razor’s Edge: Controlling Small Arms Violence”
Ed Laurance, Professor and Gordon Paul Smith Chair, International Policy Studies
Bio


Friday, September 12, 2014
6:30 PM
Table 09 – “How to Make the Economy Blue”
Jason Scorse, Director, Center for the Blue Economy; Program Chair & Associate Professor, International Environmental Policy
Bio

Friday, September 12, 2014
6:30 PM
Table 10-“Telling Stories & Building Peace: Giving Voice to the Voiceless”
Pushpa Iyer, Associate Professor, International Policy Studies
Bio

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