2012 Sam Nunn Bank of America Policy Forum
"Energy and Security: Global Challenges, Local Opportunities"
Monday, April 16, 2012
Introduction and Opening Remarks
Panel Discussion: U.S. Choices in a Changing International Energy Landscape
The panel discussion U.S. Choices in a Changing International Energy Landscape was an event held during the Sam Nunn Bank of America Policy Forum at the Georgia Tech Research Institute Conference Center. The Sam Nunn Bank of America Policy Forum brings together noted academic, government, and private sector experts on technology, public policy, and international affairs to address issues of immediate importance to the nation.
The event was moderated by Frank Verrastro, Senior Vice President and Director, Energy and National Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies. The expert panelists were John M. Deutch, General USMC (Ret.) James L. Jones, Captain Wayne Porter, Linda Gillespie Stuntz, and James N. Suciu.
Luncheon Keynote Address by Ashton B. Carter, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense
Panel Discussion: U.S. Energy Security, the Southeast Region, and New Initiatives
"Tea & Conversation with Shirin Ebadi"
Monday, May 2, 2011
The Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts hosted exiled Iranian human rights advocate Shirin Ebadi on campus for a program that elicited the Nobel Peace Prize winner’s views on issues including the killing of Osama bin Laden, the movements for regime changes in the Middle East, U.S. policy in the Middle East and Iran, Islam and secularity and feminism, cultural relativism, social media, and world human rights standards.
"Focus on Japan: Crisis and Response"
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
"Focus on Japan: Crisis and Response" was a faculty-led conversation held on campus that featured Georgia Tech experts discussing the causes, response, and consequences of the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear crises in Japan.
The event was moderated by Brian Woodall, Associate Professor, Associate Chair, and Director of Graduate Programs in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs. Among the expert panelists was Usha C. Nair-Reichert, Associate Professor in the School of Economics.
Jonathan Schneer on "The Balfour Declaration"
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Jonathan Schneer, Professor in the School of History, Technology, and Society, gives a talk about his book, "The Balfour Declaration: The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict," followed by a book signing, in the Museum Theater at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Museum. The Balfour Declaration committed Britain in 1917 to supporting the establishment of a national home in Palestine for the Jewish people.