Garfield Center Panel in Washington, D.C.
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When: Wednesday - August 20, 2014
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: Metropolitan Club
1700 H St NW
Washington, District of Columbia  20006
United States
Contact: John Coyne

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Hiram College's Garfield Center for Public Leadership presents this first in a series of Washington, D.C. based conversations. Join us for heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks followed by a panel discussion on the Challenges, Risks, and Opportunities of Verifying a Nuclear Agreement with Iran.

Wednesday, August 20th

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Metropolitan Club
1700 H Street,  N.W.
Washington, DC 20006

Panel of Experts:

Ambassador Gregory Govan is a retired US Army Brigadier General who led the US Onsite Inspection Agency (OSIA) in the early 1990s and subsequently served as the senior US government representative to the governing bodies of the Conventional Forces in Europe Treaty and the Open Skies Treaty.

Harvey Rishikof has recently been named the Dean of the National War College.  He is the Chair of the Advisory Committee for the American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Law and National Security

John Lauder '68  will moderate this panel as a Garfield Institute Steering Committee member and Hiram College alumnus. Lauder was a member of the recently completed Defense Science Board Task Force on Assessment of Nuclear Treaty Monitoring and Verification and recently testified on June 10th before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on the challenges to be faced in verifying compliance with a nuclear agreement with Iran. View his testimony HERE.

All three of the panelists have participated in the work of a non-governmental Task Force on Verification Requirements for a Nuclear Agreement with Iran. The Task Force is a joint effort among the Federation of American Scientists, the Advisory Committee for the American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Law and National Security, and the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University and funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

Cost of this event is $50 per person. Space is limited to 40 participants. Register above or call the Alumni Relations Office at 800.705.5050.


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