2016 SCHEDULE

 

9:00 – 9:30am: Breakfast

9:30 – 9:45am: Opening Remarks by Ambassador R. James Woolsey and Clifford D. May

9:45 – 10:05am: Erdogan’s Turkey: A Downward Spiral?

10:05 – 10:30am: Conversation with the Kurdistan Regional Government Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior

10:30 – 11:10 am: Jihadism: Can It Be Defeated?

11:10 – 11:25 am: Presentation of the Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Statesmanship Award

11:25 – 11:50 am: Combatting Emerging National Security Threats

11:50am – 12:35pm: Lunch

12:35 – 1:15pm: Presentation of the George P. Shultz Award for Distinguished Service

1:15 – 1:25pm: U.S.-Iran Sanctions Strategy Going Forward: Ensuring the Continued Success of the Nuclear Deal and Addressing the Remaining Threats

1:25 – 1:40 pm: Coffee Break and Light Refreshments

1:40 – 2:10pm: Presentation of the Alberto Nisman Award for Courage

2:10 – 3:00pm: Anti-democratic Regimes: Confrontation or Coexistence?

3:00 – 3:25 pm: Presentation of the Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Statesmanship Award

3:25 – 3:30pm: Closing Remarks by Mark Dubowitz