Ctr for US Global Engagement - Forum Will Feature Obama Sr. Advisors Discussing National Security, Development and Diplomacy

We will be holding an event with Senator Obama’s senior foreign policy team on Thursday morning in Denver. The details are below, and we hope you can join us for the event. If you can’t make it over to the venue, you can watch the event live via webcast at www.usglobalengagement.org . T he webcast also can be embedded in blogs/websites from http://www.ustream.tv/channel/center-for-us-global-engagement .

Stay tuned later this week for a program update on our 9/3 Republican National Convention event in Minneapolis, MN, which also be webcast live.

Who & What: The Center for U.S. Global Engagement will sponsor a high-level foreign policy discussion, “Building a Better, Safer World: What Would an Obama Presidency Do?” during the Democratic National Convention as part of the National Democratic Institute’s International Leaders Forum. The panel will offer Senator Obama’s senior foreign policy advisors an opportunity to discuss his vision of America’s role in the world and how his Administration would tackle global challenges and opportunities. The event will be webcast live at www.usglobalengagement.org .

Welcoming Remarks:

  • Sheila Johnson, Global Ambassador, CARE, and Impact ’08 Representative, Center for U.S. Global Engagement
  • Robert Mallett, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Public Affairs and Policy, Pfizer Inc and Impact ’08 Representative, Center for U.S. Global Engagement

OpeningRemarks/Panel Moderator:

  • Gary Hart, former U.S. Senator, Colorado

Panelists:

  • Greg Craig, former White House Special Counsel and Director of Policy Planning, Department of State
  • Richard Danzig, former Secretary of the Navy
  • Anthony Lake, former National Security Advisor
  • Susan Rice, former Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs
  • Adam Smith, U.S. Representative, Washington
  • Gayle Smith, former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs, National Security Council

The Center will hold a similar event at the Republican National Convention entitled, “Building a Better, Safer World: What Would a McCain Presidency Do?”

Greg Craig, former White House Special Counsel and Director of Policy Planning, Department of State

  • Richard Danzig, former Secretary of the Navy
  • Anthony Lake, former National Security Advisor
  • Susan Rice, former Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs
  • Adam Smith, U.S. Representative, Washington
  • When & Where:

    Stage Theater, Denver Center for the Performing Arts

    1101 13th St., Denver, CO

    Thursday, August 28, 2008

    10:00a.m. – 12:00 p.m. MDT

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    About the Center for U.S.Global Engagement

    The Center for U.S. Global Engagement(www.usglobalengagement.org),the educational arm of the U.S. Global Leadership Campaign, unites business,civic, military, faith-based, and political leaders around the country to broadenunderstanding of America’s interests in building a better, safer world. Impact’08: Building a Better, Safer World is the Center’s national bipartisaninitiative, chaired by former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and formerSecretary of Defense Frank Carlucci, calling on all of the Presidentialcandidates to elevate and strengthen America’s investments in globaldevelopment and diplomacy.

    About Our Partner About Our Partner

    National Democratic Institute for International Affairs ( www.ndi.org ) is a nonpartisan, nongovernmental organization that has supported democratic institutions and practices in every region of the world for more than two decades.