Conference: 25 Years of US-Russia Relations

Please join CERES for a day-long conference 
25 Years of US-Russia Relations: From Cold War to New Cold War?
March 24, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center
3800 Reservoir Road NW
Salons ABG

8:30 - 9:00 am | Registration and light breakfast 9:00 am | Opening RemarksDean Joel Hellman, Georgetown University 9:15 – 9:55 am | Introduction: A Historical Perspective on US-Russia RelationsChair: Dr. Michael David-Fox, Georgetown UniversityDr. William Taubman, Amherst College 10:00 - 11:45 am | Session 1: 25 Years of Lessons Learned and UnlearnedChair: Dr. Angela Stent, Georgetown UniversityDr. Thomas Graham, Kissinger Associates, Inc.Dr. Robert Legvold, Columbia UniversityAmb. Vladimir Lukin, Federation Council of the Russian FederationAmb. Alexander Vershbow, Atlantic CouncilDr. Sergey Rogov, Institute for the US and Canadian Studies of the Russian Academy of Science  12:00 - 1:00 pm | Lunch KeynoteChair: Jill Dougherty, CNNSecretary Madeleine Albright, Albright Stonebridge GroupMinister Igor Ivanov, Russian International Affairs Council 1:15 - 3:00 pm | The Role of the Private Sector and Commercial RelationsChair: Mr. Daniel Russell, US-Russia Business CouncilMr. Michael Calvey, Baring VostokMr. Drew Guff, Siguler GuffMr. Peter O'Brien, TMKMr. Charles Ryan, UFG Asset ManagementDr. Feodor Voitolovsky, Primakov Institute of World Economy and International Relations 3:15 - 5:00 pm | Session 3: US-Russia Relations: A Way Forward?Chair: Dr. Andrew Kuchins, Georgetown University Dr. Paula Dobriansky, Harvard UniversityDr. Paul du Quenoy, American University of BeirutDr. Andrei Kortunov, Russian International Affairs CouncilDr. Stefan Meister, German Council on Foreign RelationsMr. Arkady Ostrovsky, The Economist

Event is sold out but a livestream will be available! For the introduction, Session 1, and Lunch Keynote, please click here to watch the livestream. Starting at 1:00pm, click here to watch the livestream for Session 2 and Session 3.
Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made to Sarah Radomsky ( by 5pm on Thursday, March 16. A good faith effort will be made to fulfill requests.

CERES would like to thank the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the Coca-Cola Company for their generous sponsorship of this conference.

Friday, March 24, 2017 at 9:00am to 5:00pm

Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest, Washington, DC

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