Friday, September 19, 2014

Think Tank Quickies (#143)

  • Acting President Kristin Lord to depart USIP on Oct. 3 to become President & CEO of IREX.
  • Norman Eisen, former US Ambassador to the Czech Republic, joins Brookings as Visiting Fellow.
  • AEI and University of Nebraska host workshop on regulating broadband.
  • Cato announces newly expanded Center for the Study of Science.
  • Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speaks at Atlantic Council.
  • Atlantic Council to give Global Citizens Award to presidents of Mexico and Ukraine, former presidents of Israel and Singapore, and Robert De Niro, among others.
  • OMB Director Shaun Donovan delivers speech at CAP on cost of climate inaction; Michele Jawando, a former staffer to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, joins CAP as VP of Legal Process.
  • Think tanks: New York hurts its millionaires.
  • Twitter Chat: Does think tank diversity matter?
  • Are think tanks in Canada obsolete?