Events

Past Events
 

May 15, 2007
Panel Discussion: Deepening U.S. Understanding of the European Union
Speakers: Esther Brimmer, Deputy Director and Director of Research at the Center for Transatlantic Relations at SAIS, John Hopkins University; Fran Burwell, Director of the Program on Transatlantic Relations at the Atlantic Council of the U.S.; Desmond Dinan, Jean Monnet Professor at the George Mason School fo Public Policy; Karen Donfried, Executive Vice President of the German Marshall Fund; Anne Ganten, Executive Director of the Atlantic Partnership; Leslie Lebl, Non-resident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council of the United States and Principal of Lebl Associates
Co-sponsored by the Center for Transatlantic Relations

May 14, 2007
Panel Discussion: Governmental Responses to International Human Trafficking
Speakers: Sarah Devine, Polaris Project; Ruchira Gupta, Apne Aap Women Worldwide; Dr. Leslie Wolfe, Center for Women Policy Studies; Amy O'Neill Richard, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, Department of State
Summary by OneWorld.net

November 6, 2006
WIIS Workshop: The Ins and Outs of Obtaining a Security Clearance
Co-Sponsored by the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service Graduate Career Center at Georgetown University.

October 27, 2006
WIIS Discussion: Inside the Flames: Covering the World's Hottest Spots

October 12, 2006
WIIS Science, Technology & Security Policy Forum: Rogue States and Weapons of Mass Destruction.
Co-Sponsored by the Commonwealth Club of California.

October 10, 2006
WIIS Science, Technology & Security Policy Forum: Port and Maritime Security in the Pacific Northwest.
Co-Sponsored by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Washington.

October 9, 2006
WIIS Science, Technology & Security Policy Forum: Diverse Perspectives on Energy Security.
Co-Sponsored by the University of Denver Graduate School of International Studies.

September 29, 2006
WIIS Science, Technology & Security Policy Forum: The Reliable Replacement Warhead Program and The Future of the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Complex.
Co-Sponsored by the University of New Mexico and Sandia National Laboratories.

September 20, 2006
WIIS Science, Technology & Security Policy Forum: Biosecurity Threats: Opportunities and Challenges for U.S. Universities.
Co-Sponsored by the Center for International Trade & Security at the University of Georgia.

September 19, 2006
WIIS Science, Technology & Security Policy Forum: Challenges of Critical Infrastructure Protection.
Co-Sponsored by the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

September 8, 2006
WIIS Discussion: The Punishment of Virtue: Afghanistan After the Taliban.
Co-sponsored by the Center for Peace and Security Studies (CPASS), Edmund A.Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.

August 31, 2006
WIIS Panel During the APSA Convention: Military Relations and Strategic Success in the Global War on Terrorism.

June 22, 2006
WIIS Summer Networking Happy Hour

June 12, 2006
WIIS Summer Symposium Keynote Luncheon: Health, Security, and Globalization: A Dangerous Nexus?
With support from Booz Allen Hamilton and the MacArthur Foundation.

May 22, 2006
WIIS Policy Forum: Priorities and Pitfalls: Russian Leadership of the G8
Co-sponsored by the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies (CERES) at Georgetown University.

April 28, 2006
WIIS Policy Forum: Iran: Diplomatic Alternatives
Co-sponsored by the White House Project, the Peace and Security Initiative, Women’s Foreign Policy Group, and the United Nations Foundation.

April 10, 2006
Seventh Annual WIIS Career Fair

April 10, 2006
WIIS Discussion: In the War Zone: How Does Gender Matter?
Co-sponsored by the Radcliffe Institute and the U.S. Institute of Peace.

March 24-26, 2006
WIIS Workshop: Empowering Women in International Studies
Co-sponsored by the Women’s Caucus for International Studies.

March 24, 2006
WIIS - FPA - ISSS Reception during the Annual International Studies Association (ISA) Convention
Co-sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), the International Security Studies section (ISSS), and Routledge Publishing.

March 24, 2006
WIIS Panel during the Annual International Studies Association (ISA) Convention: Science, Technology, and Threats to Security

March 22, 2006
WIIS Panel during the Annual International Studies Association (ISA) Convention: Perspectives on Civil War

March 16, 2006
WIIS Discussion: Kazakhstan's Security and Foreign Policy
Co-sponsored by the Security Studies Program, Massachusetts Institute for Technology.

March 1, 2006
WIIS Discussion: Choosing to Serve: Reflections of Retired Military Women

February 15, 2006
WIIS Discussion: The CIA’s Secret War on Terrorism
Co-sponsored by the Center for Peace and Security Studies (CPASS), Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.

January 30, 2006
WIIS Conference: Military Operations and Society: Continuity and Change
Co-sponsored by the U.S. Army War College.

January 12, 2006
WIIS Discussion: Crying Foul Over the Avian Influenza Scare
Co-sponsored by the Center for Peace and Security Studies (CPASS), Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.

December 13, 2005
Second Annual WIIS Holiday Happy Hour

December 6, 2005
WIIS Discussion: The Economy, Budgets and Our Security: The Context for Future National Security Planning
Co-sponsored by the the Security Policy Studies Program of the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University.

November 15, 2005
WIIS Workshop: Communications Strategies for Women in the Workplace
Co-sponsored by the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service Graduate Career Center at Georgetown University.

November 15, 2005
WIIS Book Launch: Empowering Women, Creating Peace
Co-sponsored by the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) and the Embassy of Switzerland.

November 9, 2005
The Power of Performance: Theater and Popular Participation in Afghanistan
Co-sponsored by the Institute for Global and International Studies (IGIS) and Culture and Global Affairs program (CIGA) and at the Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University.

October 26, 2005
WIIS Discussion: Knowing the Enemy: Jihadist Ideology and the War on Terror
Co-sponsored by the Center for Peace and Security Studies (CPASS), Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.

October 26, 2005
WIIS Discussion: Challenges for Russia: At Home, in Eurasia, and Beyond

October 20, 2005
WIIS Workshop: Spreading the Word: Getting Your Work Published

September 20, 2005
WIIS Science, Technology & Security Congressional Staff Briefing: Robots and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Homeland Security and Defense

September 13, 2005
WIIS Workshop: Navigating the CIA Security Clearance Process
Co-sponsored by the Center for Peace and Security Studies (CPASS), Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.

July 27, 2005
WIIS Science, Technology & Security Policy Forum: BMD and Bunker Busters: S&T Issues and Policy Implications

July 26, 2005
WIIS Science, Technology & Security Congressional Staff Briefing: Cyberinfrastructure and Counterterrorism

July 21, 2005
WIIS Science, Technology & Security Congressional Staff Briefing: S&T Aspects of Homeland Security

July 14, 2005
WIIS Science, Technology & Security Policy Forum: Nanotechnology and Security

July 13, 2005
WIIS Science, Technology & Security Congressional Staff Briefing: Data Mining and Intelligence Collection

July 11, 2005
WIIS Conference: NATO: New Tasks and Responsibilities
To view a copy of this conference report, click here.

June 13, 2005
Annual WIIS Summer Symposium Luncheon: Building Enduring Security: The Role of Post-Conflict Reconstruction

June 1, 2005
WIIS Spring Networking Happy Hour

May 24, 2005
WIIS Discussion: The Implications of the British Elections on U.S.-U.K. Relations and the Northern Ireland Peace Process

May 19, 2005
WIIS Conference: Baltic Security Challenges and Building Regional Women's Networks
To view a copy of this conference report, click here.

May 3, 2005
WIIS Conference: Transatlantic Approaches to Development Assistance and International Security
To view a copy of this conference report, click here.

April 22, 2005
WIIS Science, Technology & Security Congressional Staff Briefing: Controlling Nuclear Weapons Proliferation: Monitoring and Verification Technologies

April 20, 2005
WIIS Discussion: Newsreporting in Saudi Arabia: A Journalist's Perspective

April 13, 2005
WIIS Workshop: Media Training

April 11, 2005
WIIS Science, Technology & Security Congressional Staff Briefing: Strengthening the Nonproliferation Regime: Challenges and Prospects for Global Security

April 6, 2005
WIIS Workshop: Careers in the Foreign Service
Co-sponsored by the Women's Foreign Policy Group.
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March 31, 2005
WIIS Policy Forum: Threats, Challenges, and Change: The UN High-level Panel Report

March 30, 2005
WIIS Policy Forum: International Cooperation in the Fight Against Illegal Drugs: Limiting Supply and Demand
Co-sponsored by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation.

March 28, 2005
WIIS Science, Technology and Security Policy Forum: Warning Systems, Reconstruction and Stability: Durable Solutions in the Aftermath of the Tsunami Tragedy

March 23, 2005
WIIS Sixth Annual Career Fair

March 15, 2005
WIIS Policy Forum: Security and Democratic Governability: Addressing Challenges in Latin America
Co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.

March 9, 2005
WIIS Science, Technology and Security Policy Forum: New Lines of Defense: Protecting America’s Ports

March 9, 2005
Annual International Women's Day Luncheon: Women's Work: Democracy Building and Elections
Co-sponsored by the United Nations Family in Washington, The United Nations Foundation, Women's Foreign Policy Group (WFPG), International Organization for Migration (IOM), and Women Waging Peace, an initiative of Hunt Alternatives Fund.

March 7, 2005
WIIS Policy Forum: A New Beginning? NATO After President Bush's Visit

March 4, 2005
WIIS - FPA - ISSS Reception during the Annual International Studies Association (ISA) Convention
Co-sponsored by the the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), the International Security Studies Section (ISSS), and Palgrave Publishing.

March 3, 2005
WIIS Panel during the Annual International Studies Association (ISA) Convention: The Changing Face of Force

February 17, 2005
WIIS Policy Forum: Enforcing the Peace: Learning from the Imperial Past
Co-sponsored by the Center for Peace and Security Studies (CPASS), Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.

February 9, 2005
WIIS Policy Forum: The Future of U.S. - Japan Security Relations
Co-sponsored by the Japan Exchange and Teaching Alumni Association of Washington, DC.

January 24, 2005
WIIS Policy Forum: International Terrorism: Causes, Trends and Responses

December 15, 2004
WIIS Holiday Happy Hour

December 14, 2004
WIIS Science, Technology and Security Policy Forum: Environment, Security and Development:  Lessons from India
Co-sponsored by the Georgetown University Center for the Environment.

December 10, 2004
WIIS Policy Forum: The Role of Women in the Israeli Defense Forces
Co-sponsored by the Security Studies Program at MIT

December 1, 2004
WIIS Science, Technology and Security Congressional Staff Briefing:  Eurasia's HIV Security Challenge:  Presenting a Collaborative Research Strategy
Co-sponsored by the U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation (CRDF)

November 17-20, 2004
Conference: Promoting Women’s Equal Participation in Peace & Security Processes: Operationalizing UN Security Council Resolution 1325
Co-sponsored by the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice, the UN Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), the Canadian Committee on Women, Peace and Security (CCWPS), and the Boston Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights.

November 19, 2004
WIIS Policy Forum: EU and U.S. Approaches to Non-Proliferation: Comparative Perspectives
Co-sponsored by the Embassy of Finland

November 17, 2004
WIIS-AWC Conference: Stabilization and Post-Conflict Operations: The Role of the Military
Co-sponsored by the U.S. Army War College.

November 12, 2004
WIIS Science, Technology and Security Policy Forum: Bioterrorism:  Public Health Preparedness and Response


October 29-30, 2004
International Security and Arms Control Section (ISAC) - International Security Studies Section (ISSS) 2004 Annual Conference: Examining the Role of the United States in a Changing World
Co-sponsored by the Political Science Department, USNA; the Department of Social Sciences and the Combating Terrorism Center, USMA; and the Institute for National Security Studies, USAFA.

October 28, 2004
Policy Forum: Our Worlds, Our Paths to Peace with Justice
Co-sponsored by the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice, University of San Diego, CA.

October 28, 2004
WIIS Science, Technology and Security Policy Forum: The Proliferation of Uranium Enrichment Technology
Co-sponsored by the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM).

October 27, 2004
WIIS Science, Technology and Security Congressional Staff Briefing: Our Nation's Nuclear Defense Systems: The Future for Land-Based Strategic Deterrents
Co-sponsored by the Women In Aerospace (WIA)

October 20, 2004
WIIS Briefing: Presidential Appointments Process
Co-sponsored by the Women's Appointments Project.

October 20, 2004
WIIS Science, Technology and Security Policy Forum: Biotechnology and Bioterrorism
Co-sponsored by the Center for Peace and Security Studies (CPASS), Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.

October 12, 2004
WIIS Gala Dinner honoring Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan and Mrs. Clara Furse, Chief Executive, London Stock Exchange

September 20, 2004
WIIS Policy Forum: Confronting Genocide in Darfur: The Role of the United States
Co-sponsored by The People Speak series.

September 2, 2004
WIIS - ISAC - CAMOS Reception during the 2004 American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting & Exhibition
Co-sponsored by International Security and Arms Control (ISAC) and Committee for the Analysis of Military Operations and Strategy (CAMOS).

July 17, 2004
WIIS Roundtable during the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP) Annual Scientific Meeting: Force and Values: European and American Perspectives

June 23, 2004
WIIS Science, Technology and Security Policy Forum: New Approaches to Chemical & Biological Security

June 18, 2004
WIIS Science, Technology and Security Congressional Staff Briefing: Controlling Nuclear & Radiological Threats at Home & Abroad

June 11, 2004
WIIS Conference: NATO on the Road to Istanbul
To view a copy of this event summary, consult our list of conference reports.
Co-sponsored by the Center for Transatlantic Relations, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University.

June 3 - 8, 2004

Fifteenth Annual WIIS Summer Symposium for Graduate Students in International Affairs: Globalization and Security

June 7, 2004
WIIS Summer Symposium Keynote Luncheon: The CNN Factor in Foreign Policy

May 12, 2004
WIIS Policy Forum featuring The Honorable Paula J. Dobriansky, Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs: Bugs, Drugs and Thugs: Dealing with Transnational Threats

May 5, 2004

WIIS Science, Technology and Security Policy Forum: Global Cyber-Security: Confronting New & Reemerging Threats
Co-sponsored by the Sam Nunn Security Program at Georgia Tech.

May 3, 2004
WIIS Science, Technology and Security Policy Forum: Dual-Use Biological Research: International Governance & the Emerging Regulatory Regime

April 27, 2004
WIIS Science, Technology and Security Policy Forum: Winning the War on Terror
Co-sponsored by the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS).

April 1, 2004
WIIS Workshop: Have Your Cake and Eat It Too? How to Balance Your Career and Family

March 31, 2004
WIIS Policy Forum: Energy and Security: Challenges for Russia and the Baltics

March 20, 2004
WIIS Panel at the Annual International Studies Association (ISA) Convention: Non-teaching Careers
Co-sponsored by the Women's Caucus.

March 19, 2004
WIIS - FPA - ISSS Reception at the Annual International Studies Association (ISA) Convention
Co-sponsored by Blackwell Publishers, Foreign Policy Analysis and International Security Studies Sections, the Research Group on International Relations, and Taylor & Francis.

March 17, 2004
WIIS Panel at the Annual International Studies Association (ISA) Convention: The Globalization of Security

March 12, 2004
WIIS Science, Technology and Security Policy Forum: The State of Stockpile Stewardship & Nuclear Nonproliferation
Co-sponsored by the Center for International Security & Cooperation (CISAC) at Stanford University.

February 25, 2004
WIIS Policy Forum: From the Periphery to the Center? Women and the Rebuilding of Iraq

February 20, 2004
WIIS Science, Technology and Security Policy Forum: Pandemics & Bioterrorism: Government & Industry Responses

February 17, 2004
Fifth Annual WIIS Career Fair
Co-sponsored by SAIC.

February 10, 2004
WIIS Science, Technology and Congressional Staff Briefing: Securing Critical Infrastructures: Focus on Energy  

February 10, 2004
WIIS Science, Technology and Security Policy Forum: Securing Critical Infrastructures: Focus on Energy
Co-sponsored by the Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center.

February 4, 2004
WIIS Policy Forum: North Korea and Iran: Crisis and Opportunity

December 11, 2003
WIIS Science, Technology and Security Brown Bag Luncheon: Is Health Policy Foreign Policy?
Co-Sponsored by the DC Global Health Interest Group (DC-GHIG).

December 10, 2003
WIIS Science, Technology and Security Policy Forum: Planning for the Next Wave of Denuclearization
Co-sponsored by the Federation of American Scientists (FAS).

December 3, 2003
WIIS Workshop: Careers in Intelligence

December 1, 2003
WIIS Science, Technology and Security Congressional Staff Briefing: Synchronous Failure: The Real Danger of the 21st Century
Co-sponsored by Security for a New Century.

November 19, 2003
WIIS Workshop: Working Effectively with the Media

November 18, 2003
WIIS Science, Technology and Security Congressional Staff Briefing: Bioterrorism and Forensics: Criminal Activity & the Courtroom
Co-sponsored by Security for a New Century.

November 14, 2003
WIIS Science, Technology and Security Congressional Staff Briefing: Pandemics and Bioterrorism: Immunizations and the Clinical Challenges of Mass Delivery
Co-sponsored by Security for a New Century.

November 6, 2003
WIIS Policy Forum: U.S. Policy in South Asia

November 3, 2003
WIIS Science, Technology and Security Congressional Staff Briefing: Infectious Diseases: Domestic and International Response Strategies
Co-sponsored by Security for a New Century.

October 31, 2003
WIIS - AWC Roundtable: Grand Strategy in the 21st Century
Co-sponsored by U.S. Army War College.

October 30, 2003
CPASS - WIIS Distinguished Speaker Series: A Duty to Prevent: Collective Global Responsibility for Non-Proliferation
Co-sponsored by the Center for Peace and Security Studies (CPASS), Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.

October 16, 2003
WIIS Science, Technology and Security Congressional Staff Briefing: Biodefense: Control vs. Access
Co-sponsored by Security for a New Century.

October 8, 2003
WIIS Brown Bag Luncheon: The Erosion of Dependency: Kenya, NEPAD and WTO
Co-sponsored by the African Studies Program, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.

September 16, 2003
WIIS Policy Forum: U.S. Policy Toward Africa: Principles and Practice

September 10, 2003
WIIS Policy Forum: Iraq: Prospects for Reconstruction

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