35th Annual US-Russia Forum

Advancing a Constructive Agenda for US-Russia Relations

Wednesday, March 25: Russian Cultural Center, 1825 Phelps Place, NW; Washington, DC

11.00 - 11.15: Welcoming Remarks by Oleg Zhiganov, Director of the Russian Cultural Center

11.15AM - 1.00PM: Presentation of Russian - American Science Association (RASA)

Sergei Chasovskikh -   Georgetown University

Igor Efimov - George Washington University

Edward Lozansky -     American University in Moscow, Moderator

Artem Oganov - Stony Brook University & Skolkovo

Nikolai Vasilyev - Harvard Medical School

1.00 - 2.00PM: Lunch Break

2.00 - 3.30 PM: US - Russia Educational Programs

Steven Barnes - George Mason University

Sharyl Cross - St. Edwards University

Igor Okunev - Russian State University of International Relations (MGIMO)

Andrey Rezaev - St. Petersburg State University

Michael Stopford - University of Nebraska

Nathaniel Trumbull - University of Connecticut

3.30 - 5.00 PM: US - Russia Science and Technology Cooperation

Rita Guenther - National Academy of Sciences

Maija Kukla - National Science Foundation

Michail Myagkov - Skolkovo

Natalia Romashkina - National Research Nuclear University

Kendrick White - University of Nizhni Novgorod & Marchmont Capital Partners

5.00 - 7.00: Reception

Thursday, March 26, 2.30 - 6.30 PM: Military conflict in Ukraine. Major Crisis in US - Russia relations. Searching for the way out.

Hart Senate Office Building, Room 216, Constitution Avenue, between 1st and 2nd Streets, NE

2.30 - 2.45 PM: His Excellency Sergei Kislyak, Russian Ambassador to US - Welcoming Remarks

2.45 - 4.00 PM:

Stephen F. Cohen - New York and Princeton Universities

Gilbert Doctorow - American Committee for East - West Accord

Edward Lozansky - American University in Moscow, Moderator

Ted Postol - MIT

Dana Rohrarbacher (R -CA) - Member of Congress, TBC

4.00 - 4.15 PM: - Coffee Break

4.15 - 5.45 PM:The Ukrainian Crisis: Alternative Media, Alternative Narratives.

Katrina vanden Heuvel - Editor and Publisher of The Nation, Moderator

Fiona Hill - Brookings, TBC

Robert Parry - Consortium News

Ray McGovern - RayMcgovern.com

Martin Sieff - Baltimore Post-Examiner

Patrick Smith - Salon.com

5.45 - 6.30 PM: Presentation of Alternative Sites: russialist.org; globalresearch.ca; russiaotherpointsofview.com; vineyardsaker.blogspot.ru; Russia-Insider.com; US-Russia.org; eurasiareview.com;fortruss.blogspot.com;newcoldwar.org;

7.00 - 9.30 PM Reception at the Russian Embassy, 2650 Wisconsin Avenue, NW

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