2013 Past Events

January 29, 2013: INFO Kick-off Luncheon with Judge William Webster, former Director of FBI and CIA. By Invitation Only.

January 16, 2013: INFO Public Policy Roundtable with The Honorable Mark WarnerUnited States Senator from Virginia and a member of the Democratic Party. Former Virginia Governor. Hosted by H.E. Dino Djalal, Ambassador of Indonesia to the United States.  By Invitation Only. 

March 7, 2013: INFO Public Policy Roundtable with Mayor Vincent Gray, District of Columbia (D-DC). Hosted by H.E. Ritva Koukku-Ronde, Ambassador of Finland to the United States. By Invitation Only. 

April 3, 2013:  Media & Technology Roundtable (MTR) with David Leonhardt, Washington Bureau Chief, The New York Times. Hosted by H.E. Jan Matthysen, IFE Diplomatic Steward and Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium to the United States. By Invitation Only. 

April 9, 2013: Emerging Markets Roundtable (EMR) with Henry SchusterProducer, CBS News’ ’60 Minutes.’ Hosted by Judge William Webster. By Invitation Only. 

May 1, 2013: Next Gen with Juliet Eilperin, Staff writer covering The White House for The Washington Post. Held at the Pulitzer Center on Crisis ReportingBy invitation only.

May 28, 2013: INFO Public Policy Breakfast Roundtable “Beyond Boston:  The Future of Global Security and Intelligence.” Panel discussion to include H.E. Sergey I. Kislyak, Ambassador of the Federation of Russia to the United States; General Michael Hayden,  Former Director, Central Intelligence Agency and National Security Agency, and First Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence; and Ambassador John Negroponte, former Director of National Intelligence and former Deputy Secretary of State. Hosted by Mayor Anthony Williams.  By invitation only. 

June 11, 2013: Emerging Markets Roundtable (EMR) lunch forum with Jacopo Annese Ph.D., Founder and CEO of the Institute for Brain and Society and Director of The Brain Observatory at the University of California San Diego. Hosted by H.E. Claudio Bisogniero, Ambassador of Italy to the United States. By invitation only. 

June 11, 2013: INFO Public Policy Roundtable Salon with Todd Park, Chief Technology Officer of the United States, in The Indian Treaty Room The White House. By invitation only.

July 9, 2013: IFE Innovation forum ” Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) A Shared Opportunity for Japan, the USA and Europe.” The guest speaker for the evening is Dr. Hiroyuki Watanabe, Chairman, ITS World Congress and Sr. Technical Executive, Toyota Motor Corporation. Joining him will be Williams Roberts, Executive VP, GEICO and Nicholas Donofrio, IBM Executive VP (retired).). Hosted by H.E. Kenichiro Sasae, Ambassador of Japan to the United States, and Coach Kathy Kemper, Founder and CEO, Institute for Education (IFE). The event took place on July 9 at the residence of the Ambassador. By invitation only. 

September 10, 2013: NextGen Roundtable with John Zogby, Senior Analyst AZ Analytics.  Hosted by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

September 10, 2013: INFO Public Policy Salon with Representatives Mike Rogers and Dutch RuppersbergerChairman and Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, respectively.  Moderated by Jordy Yager, The Hill. Hosted by Ambassador Gary Doer, at the Embassy of Canada.

September 19, 2013: Media & Technology Roundtable (MTR) with Federal Communications Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel.  Hosted by H.E. Ritva Koukku-Ronde, Ambassador of Finland to the United States. By invitation only. 

October 3, 2013Media & Technology Roundtable (MTR) hosted by H.E. Ashok Kumar Mirpuri, Ambassador of Singapore to the United States. By invitation only. 

November 6, 2013: LearnServe International 10th Anniversary celebration featuring Billy Shore, Founder of Share Our Strength. IFE is a proud founder and strategic partner of LSI and its mission to help students from all backgrounds turn their dreams into actions.

November 7, 2013: Robertson Foundation for Government (RFFG) Annual Fellows Dinner hosted by H.E. Ritva Koukku-Ronde at the Embassy of Finland. IFE is a strategic partner with RFFG in educating for youth global citizenship. By invitation only.

November 18, 2013: NextGen with special guest Ali Wyne, Wikistrat Analyst and IFE Fellow speaking on“Is America in Decline?  An Optimist Considers Why the Declinists Might Be Right this Time.” The event will be hosted at the The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

December 2, 2013: Media & Technology Roundtable (MTR) with Global Chief Data Officer Todd Cullen of Ogilvy & MatherH.E. Jean-Louis Wolzfeld, Ambassador of Luxembourg to the United States will host the dinner at the Embassy. By invitation only.

December 17, 2013:  IFE Leadership and members to honor IFE Diplomatic Steward H.E. Jan Matthysen  and Mrs Agnes Matthysen at a farewell dinner. Hosted at the home of IFE Steward and 2011 International Diplomacy Award recipient Ina Ginsburg. By invitation only.