Call for Papers: Georgetown Transatlantic Policy Symposium (TAPS) | Apply by November 15

Georgetown is pleased to share the call for papers for the 2020 Transatlantic Policy Symposium (TAPS). TAPS is an annual student-run conference that brings together academics, students, and professionals from around the world to discuss pressing issues at the heart of the transatlantic relationship. This year’s theme is titled “Building Better Partnerships: Transatlantic Cooperation with the Developing World.” It promises to be an exciting intellectual discussion! The 2021 Transatlantic Policy Symposium asks you to analyze the challenges and opportunities facing the United States, Europe, and countries in the developing world. What specific…

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Youth Ambassador, US Pavillion Global Expo

Global Ties U.S. is accepting applications for Youth Ambassadors (U.S. citizens ages 18-29) to serve as guides and cultural ambassadors at the U.S. Pavilion. These energetic, friendly individuals will serve as the Faces of the United States to millions of Expo visitors, providing a human connection to the United States and its territories and reflecting its geographic and cultural diversity.  Youth Ambassadors can expect to have daily encounters with international visitors who may speak one or several languages. The ideal Youth Ambassador is multilingual in English and one of the following languages: Arabic, Mandarin, Farsi, Hindi, Russian, and Urdu.…

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Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge | October 30-31 | Register by October 9

The Digital and Cyber Group at the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) is hosting the fifth annual and first fully virtual NYC Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge on October 30 and 31, 2020. Started and co-hosted by the Atlantic Council, the Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge is a competition designed to provide students across academic disciplines with a deeper understanding of the policy challenges associated with cyber crisis and conflict through a simulation exercise. Part competitive scenario, part interactive learning experience, Cyber 9/12 is an opportunity for students…

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Global Climate Action Symposium 2020 | October 6-8

The second-annual Global Climate Action Symposium will bring together a wide range of experts to showcase climate change engagement by local student activists, scientists and engineers, business and policy experts, and artists. Jointly sponsored by Georgia Tech and 6 European consulates during European Climate Diplomacy Week, the event will be held virtually, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Symposium themes are as follows: October 6 – Climate & Ecosystems October 7 – Environmental Justice & Climate Justice October 8 – COVID-19 & Green Recovery Learn more here: https://globalchange.gatech.edu/events/gcas2020/ Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/global-climate-action-symposium-european-climate-diplomacy-week-tickets-116219035263 Showcase your…

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2020 Intelligence and National Security Summit | September 16 – 18

This Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday afternoons, INSA is hosting its 2020 Intelligence and National Security Summit all online.  Students can register for the entire event for just $25, and faculty/staff can register for $150. Discussions will feature intelligence agency directors, military intelligence leaders, corporate CEOs, and others.  Topics include disinformation, technological innovation in the Intelligence Community, use of artificial intelligence, US-China relations, diversity in the Intelligence Community, and more!  Details on the Summit agenda and speaker list can be found at here. Students, faculty, and staff can sign up at…

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Student Diplomacy Simulation | September 23

Are you a college student or rising high school junior or senior interested in learning how U.S. foreign policy and diplomatic negotiations work? Are you thinking about pursuing an international career after graduation? Join a Diplomacy Simulation on Wednesday, September 23. Led by facilitators from the Global Ties Network, this National Museum of American Diplomacy interactive simulation will take students through role-playing scenarios as they take on the role of key stakeholders to a hypothetical crisis and the factors that led to it. The exercise will develop skills in critical…

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Project On Nuclear Issues Conference Series | Apply Now!

STRATCOM Academic Alliance member Project on Nuclear Issues (PONI) will press ahead with its 2020 annual conference series and seeks presenters for its Summer session.  This first conference will occur virtually the week of 22 June in partnership with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Undergrad, Masters, and Ph.D. students, as well as post-Docs and Fellows are encouraged to apply!  PONI welcomes presentations on all topics possessing a nuclear nexus, including arms control, deterrence, nuclear nonproliferation, emerging technology, among others.  Selected summer conference presenters will serve on a virtual panel with colleagues…

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RSVP for the Global Digital Development Forum | May 6, 2020

Want to participate in the first VIRTUAL Digital Development Forum? In response to widespread conference cancellations and social distancing restrictions, USAID, Chemonics, Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL) at the United Nations Foundation, IntraHealth International, TechChange, and Save the Children International are organizing the first-ever, 100% virtual, large-scale ICT4D event. On May 6th, 2020 hundreds of participants from all over the world will convene online for a variety of keynote presentations, lightning talks, breakout sessions, interactive workshops, and solution demonstrations. Our aim is to move past the significant travel and cost barriers that restrict attendance at traditional events and…

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LIVE STREAM: COVID-19’s Impact on the Intelligence Community | April 6, 2020

In this era of social distancing and quarantines due to the COVID-19 pandemic, individuals and industries are adapting to new norms in which direct in-person contact may be seriously curtailed for some time to come. How will this affect the intelligence community and espionage? Will human intelligence collection practices be forced to change? Will communications and signals intelligence collection play a more prominent role as face-to-face interactions become less frequent? Join 30-year CIA veteran Carol Rollie Flynn to learn how intelligence agencies are adapting during this unique time. This event…

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