A 21CQ/GB GLOBAL CONFERENCE – “THE STATE & FUTURE OF THE WORLD – POST-PANDEMIC & POST-US ELECTION”

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Irvin Studin

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A Two-Day National Conference (Virtual) from the Institute for 21st Century Questions (21CQ) and Global Brief Magazine
November 27 & 28

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DAY 1 – FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27

9am-9.10am EST
Introduction & Welcome:
Irvin Studin, President, Institute for 21st Century Questions; Editor-in-Chief & Publisher, Global Brief Magazine

9.15am – 10.30am
Global Geopolitics After the Pandemic & After the US Election:
Ong Keng Yong (Former Secretary-General, Association of Southeast Asian Nations)
Andrei Kortunov (Director General, Russian International Affairs Council)
John E. McLaughlin (Former Director, Central Intelligence Agency, USA)
Lloyd Axworthy (Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Canada)
Niagalé Bagayoko (President, African Security Sector Network, Ghana)

10.40am – 11.50am
The Global Economy After the Pandemic & After the US Election:
Moderator: Brett House (Vice-President and Deputy Chief Economist, Scotiabank)
Mark Wiseman (Chair, Alberta Investment Management Corporation; Former President & CEO, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board; Former Senior Managing Director, BlackRock)
John Kay (Columnist, Financial Times; Professor of Economics, Oxford University)
Vladimir Mau (Rector, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economic and Public Administration)
David Skilling (President, Landfall Strategy Group, Netherlands/Singapore/New Zealand)

Noon – 1.15pm
Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Armenia, Azerbaijan & the Entire Former Soviet Space After the Pandemic & After the US Election:
Moderator: Zachary Paikin (Senior Editor, Global Brief Magazine)
Irina Busygina (Professor of Comparative Politics, Higher School of Economics, Saint Petersburg)
Yauheni Preiherman (Founder & Director, Minsk Dialogue Council on International Relations)
Anna Dolidze (Former Member, High Council of Justice & Former Deputy Minister of Defence, Georgia)
Vyacheslav Tolkovanov (Deputy Head, Parliamentary Reform Office, Verkhovna Rada & Former Head of the National Agency for the Civil Service, Ukraine)
Emil Joroev (Senior Lecturer, OSCE Academy, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan)

1.25pm – 2.40pm
Europe After the Pandemic & After the US Election:
Moderator: Zachary Paikin (Senior Editor, Global Brief Magazine)
Ulrike Franke (Policy Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations)
Reinhard Krumm (Head of Office, Regional Office for Cooperation and Peace in Europe, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Vienna)
Bruno Tertrais (Deputy Director, Fondation pour la recherche stratégique, Paris)
Antonio Villafranca (Director of Studies & Co-Head of Europe and Global Governance, Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI))

2.50pm-4.05pm
The United States After the Pandemic & After the Election:
Moderator: Zachary Paikin (Senior Editor, Global Brief Magazine)
Jeremi Suri (Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin)
Michael Cotey Morgan (Professor of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Chris Ankersen (Clinical Associate Professor, Center for Global Affairs, NYU)

4.15pm-5.30pm
Global Public Health After the Pandemic & After the US Election:
Martha Fulford (Professor, McMaster University Department of Medicine, Hamilton, Canada)
Chandresh Harjivan (Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group, Washington, DC)
James Orbinski (Director, Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research, York University; Former International President, Médecins Sans Frontières, Toronto)

DAY 2 – SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28

9am-9.05am EST
Introduction to Day 2:
Irvin Studin, President, Institute for 21st Century Questions; Editor-in-Chief & Publisher, Global Brief Magazine

9.05am-10.20am 
China After the Pandemic & After the US Election:
Kishore Mahbubani (Former Founding Dean, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore)
Henry Huiyao Wang (Founder & President, Centre for China and Globalization, Beijing)
Steven Wang (Editor-in-Chief, Harvard International Law Journal, USA)

10.30am-11.45am
India After the Pandemic & After the US Election:
Ramaswamy Sudarshan (Dean, School of Government and Public Policy, Jindal Global University, New Delhi)
Kanti Bajpai (Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore)
Anvesh Jain (Rising young leader/student, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, University of Toronto)

11.55am-1.10pm
The Arctic Space After the Pandemic & After the US Election:
Bob McLeod (Former Premier, Northwest Territories, Canada)
Daryana Maximova (Deputy Executive Director, Northern Forum, Russia)
Timo Koivurova (Director, Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, Finland)

1.20pm-2.35pm
The Middle East After the Pandemic & After the US Election:
Nabil Fahmy (Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt, and Founding Dean of the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at The American University in Cairo (AUC))
Seyed Hossein Mousavian (Associate Professor, University of Kashan (Iran); Middle East Security and Nuclear Policy Specialist, Princeton University (USA))
Sinem Akgul-Acikmese (Professor of International Relations, Kadir Has University, Istanbul)
Itai Brun (Deputy Director, Research & Analysis, Institute for National Security Studies, Tel Aviv)

2.45pm-4pm
Latin America After the Pandemic & After the US Election:
Alejandro Garcia Magos (Senior Editor, Global Brief Magazine)
Carlos Umana Alvarado (GB Geo-Blogger & Former Counselor and Consul, Embassy of Costa Rica in Canada)
Carolina Urrego-Sandoval (Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Los Andes University, Colombia)

4.10pm-4.45pm
The State & Future of Asia and Oceania After the Pandemic & After the US Election:
Feature Interview with Bilahari Kausikan (GB Geo-Blogger and Former Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Singapore)

4.50pm-5.25pm
The State & Future of Australia and Oceania After the Pandemic & After the US Election:
Feature Interview with Alexander Downer (Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Australia)

5.30pm-6.30pm
Africa After the Pandemic & After the US Election:
Abdirahman Addow Rooti (Director, Horn of Africa Centre for Security and Regional Studies, Mogadishu, Somalia)
Obiora Okafor (Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto)
Bakary Sambe (Director, Timbuktu Institute-African Center for Peace Studies, Senegal)

6.30pm-7.30pm
Global Institutions After the Pandemic & After the US Election:
Jean Charest (Former Premier of Québec; Former Deputy Prime Minister of Canada) 
Hubert Védrine (Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, France)
Hans Corell (Former Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs & Legal Counsel of the United Nations; Sweden)
Richard Gowan (UN Director, International Crisis Group, New York)
John McArthur (Director, Center for Sustainable Development, Brookings Institution, USA)

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