Outlook for US Foreign Policy: What We Can Expect from a New Administration and Implications for International Educators

March 10-11, 2008

Day 1 - Monday, March 10, 2008
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Registration
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.Opening Lunch and Welcome

Moderator: A. Lee Fritschler
Professor of Public Policy, George Mason University
Participant Self-Introductions
1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.Keynote Address: Challenges the New Administration Will Inherit
Speaker TBA
2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.Break
3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.The Asia-Pacific Region and the United States : What are the Key Foreign Policy Challenges?

Harry Harding
University Professor of International Affairs, Elliott School, George Washington University
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Latin America and the United States: What are the Key Foreign Policy Challenges?

Robert Pastor
Vice President for International Affairs, Director, Center for Democracy and Election Management, Director, Center for North American Studies and Professor of International Affairs, American University
6:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.Reception
7:00 p.m.Dinner

Pew's Global Attitudes Project

Speaker: Bruce Stokes
Fellow, Pew Research Center and International Economics Columnist, National Journal.

Day 2 - Tuesday, March 11, 2008
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.How the United States is Viewed in the Middle East

Shibley Telhami
Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Africa and the United States: What are the Key Foreign Policy Challenges?

Carol Lancaster
Associate Professor of Politics in the School of Foreign Service with a joint appointment in the Department of Government, Director of the Mortara Center for International Studies and the new Initiative on International Development, Georgetown University and former Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development.
12:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.Luncheon and Closing

"Looking to the Future"