Events


Please visit the PSA Events page for a full list of upcoming and past activities.

RECENT EVENTS

Summer 2014 Congressional Partnership Program

SEPTEMBER 22, 2014: Off-the-Record Dinner w/ Former Senator John Kyl (R-AZ)

SEPTEMBER 13-14, 2014: Summer 2014 Retreat at Airlie Conference Center in Warrenton, VA. Speakers: Thomas Moore, senior fellow and deputy director of the Proliferation Prevention Program at CSIS; Ed Levine, National Advisory Board of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation; Dr. Kim Holmes, The Heritage Foundation, Romney Presidential Campaign Adviser; Robert Daly, director of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States at the Wilson Center; Dr. Dov Zakheim, Senior Fellow at the Center for Naval Analyses.

SEPTEMBER 3, 2014: Off-the-Record Dinner w/ Senator Evan Bayh (D-IN)

AUGUST 13, 2014: Strategic Negotiations & Communication Training with Chic Dambach; Wilson Center, Johns Hopkins University

AUGUST 4, 2014: Orientation with PSA Executive Director Andrew Semmel

Spring 2014 Congressional Partnership Program

JUNE 23, 2014: Off-the-Record Dinner w/ Amb. Jerry Bremer, former Administrator of the Coalition Provisional Authority of Iraq, Dr. Doug Ollivant, former advisor to GEN Petraeus, Dr. Paul Pillar, former National Intelligence Officer for Near East and South Asia

JUNE 9, 2014: Off-the-Record Lunch w/ Amb. Robert Ford, former U.S. Ambassador to Syria (2010-2014)

MAY 19, 2014: Off-the-Record Dinner w/ GEN James Cartwright, former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (2007-2011)

MAY 10-11, 2014: Spring 2014 Retreat at Airlie Conference Center in Warrenton, VA. Speakers: Hon. Grant Aldonas, Under Secretary for International Trade at the Commerce Department (2001-2005), Romney Campaign Foreign Policy Adviser; Dr. Hank Gaffney, Office of the Secretary of Defense and CNA (Ret.); Amb. Thomas Graham, Jr., Special Representative for Arms Control, Non-Proliferation, and Disarmament (Ret.); Paul Grove, Senate Appropriations Committee, Minority Staff; Dr. Christina Lin, Senior Fellow, German Marshall Fund's Transatlantic Academy; Amb. Steven Pifer, U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine (Ret.); Michael Schiffer,Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Majority Staff(Ret.)

APRIL 15 & 21, 2014: Strategic Negotiations & Communication Training with Dr. Christos Kyrou, Center for International Relations

APRIL 7: Orientation with PSA Executive Director Andrew Semmel

Fall 2013 Congressional Partnership Program

JAN 30, 2014: Off-the-Record Dinner w/ Carol Giacomo, The New York Times Editorial Board

DEC 6, 2013: Off-the-Record Lunch w/ Andrew Natsios, former USAID Administrator

NOV 9-10, 2013: Fall 2013 Retreat at Airlie Conference Center in Warrenton, VA. Speakers: Amb. Ron Neumann, former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, Bahrain, and Algeria; Barbara Slavin, Atlantic Council; Douglas Ollivant, New America Foundation; William Pomeranz, Woodrow Wilson Center; Stephen Grummon, former National Security Council Director for Persian Gulf/South Asian Affairs; Christos Kyrou, Center for International Relations

OCT 17, 2013: Off-the-Record Dinner w/ Amb. Don McHenry, former US Ambassador to the United Nations

OCT 7 & 9, 2013: Strategic Negotiations & Communication Training with Dr. Christos Kyrou, Center for International Relations

OCT 2, 2013: Orientation with PSA Executive Director Andrew Semmel

Congressional Partnership Program Alumni Events Series

JULY 21, 2014: Off-the-Record Lunch with Senator Richard Lugar, former Senator (R-IN) 

FEB 6, 2014: Off-the-Record Dinner with R. Nicholas Burns, former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs

JAN 22, 2014: Off-the-Record Dinner with Ambassador James Collins, former U.S. Ambassador to Russia

DEC 4, 2013: Off-the-Record Dinner with Janice Dunn Lee, Deputy Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

NOV 8, 2013: Exporting the First Amendment: The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and The Voice of America (VOA). Private CPP facility visit with VOA Director David Ensor and senior staff.

SEPT 9, 2013: Off-the-Record Dinner with Olli Heinonen, former Deputy Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

AUG 14, 2013: USAID 201. Private CPP facility visit with Rajiv Shah, USAID Administrator, and senior staff.

FEB 21, 2013: The Overseas Private Investment Corporation's (OPIC) National Security Role in the Foreign Policy Toolkit. Private CPP facility visit with Elizabeth Littlefield, OPIC President & CEO, and senior staff.