2014 SCHEDULE

The working schedule below is tentative and subject to change without notice. Please check back regularly for additional details and find information on speakers here.

April 30, 2014
(All events and sessions on this day are by invitation only)

10:00 am – 12:00 pm: FDD Board of Directors Meeting

12:00 pm: Lunch

1:00 pm – 1:15 pm: Opening remarks

Clifford D. May

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm: State of Play: What’s next for Tehran and Washington?

2:15 pm–3:30 pm: Insider Briefings by FDD Scholars

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm: A Conversation with Amb. R. James Woolsey and Gen. Michael V. Hayden

4:30 pm – 4:45 pm: Closing remarks

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm:
Cocktail reception and dinner*

*Trustee level and above

 

 

May 1, 2014
(All sessions on this day will take place at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel)

8:15 am – 9:00 am: Registration and Breakfast

9:00 am – 9:15 am: Opening Remarks

9:15 am – 10:15 am: America and the World 13 Years After 9/11

10:15 – 11:00 am: Presentation of the George P. Shultz Award

Gen. Michael V. Hayden,
Former Director of Central Intelligence and the National Security Agency

11:00 am – 12:00 pm: America’s Enduring Alliances

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm: Lunch

12:30 pm-1:30 pm: Failing States, Rogue Actors, Sworn Enemies

1:30 pm – 2:15 pm: Presentation of the Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Statesmanship Award

2:15 pm – 2:45 pm: A Conversation with Ambassador Ron Dermer, Israel's Ambassador to the United States

2:45 pm – 3:45 pm: Dubious Allies, Adversaries and Their Agendas

3:45 pm – 4:15 pm: A Conversation with Jake Sullivan, Deputy Assistant to President Barack Obama and National Security Advisor to Vice President Joe Biden