2022 HUFPI-UCL Diplomacy Society Summit






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Guests and Experts 



Below is a running list of participating guests that will be present at our program. Updates are made daily. Some guests are not listed due to security measures.

Day 1: Defense and Cybersecurity

Vuk Jeremic

Alton Buland

Nitin Natarajan  —  U.S. Department of State Chair and Faculty Advisor, National Intelligence University

 

Dr. Melanie Garson — Chief Africa Correspondent for The New York Times, based in Kenya.

 

SESSION II

David Hale — Former U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs

 

Edward Alden  — Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; Ross Distinguished Visiting Professor, Western Washington University

 

Elizabeth Horst — Minister-Counselor for Public Affairs, U.S. Embassy Berlin

 

Robert Eatinger — Former Deputy General Counsel for Operations, Central Intelligence Agency


Dean Thompson & Scott Sanford — Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs

 

SESSION III

 

Rachel M. Poynter — Deputy Assistant Secretary for Mexico and Canada, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs

 

Dana Houk — U.S. Department of State Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI)

 

Kelly Geoghegan — Foreign Service Officer, U.S. Embassy Santo Domingo

 

Hady Elneil — Foreign Service Officer, U.S. Department of State

James M. Acton — Co‑Director, Nuclear Policy Program; Jessica T. Mathews Chair, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace


 

SESSION IV

 

Robert J. Faucher — Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations

 

Kerri S. Hannan — Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Diplomacy, Policy, Planning, and Coordination

 

Roger Carstens — Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs (SPEHA), U.S. Department of State

 

Richard M. Mills — Deputy Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations

 

Justin Vogt — Executive Editor, Foreign Affairs Magazine

 

 

SESSION V

 

Hillary Batjer Johnson ‚ Deputy Coordinator for Homeland Security, Screening, and Designations; Bureau of Counterterrorism, U.S. Department of State

 

John Creamer — Former Deputy Chief of Mission at the US Embassy in Mexico City

 

Elaine Lammert — Former Principal Deputy General Counsel, FBI Office of the General Counsel

 

Special Session: Victoria Nuland — Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs of the United States

 

 

SESSION VI

 

Jody Daniel — Director, Nuclear Risk Reduction Center

 

Lawrence Bartlett — Director of the Refugee Admissions Office of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration

 

Ambassador William Moser — Director of the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations at the U.S. Department of State

 

Silvana Koch-Merin — President and Founder of Women Political Leaders (WPL)

 

Annette Redmond — Deputy Assistant Secretary (DAS) for Intelligence Policy and Coordination (IPC) in the Bureau of Intelligence and Research (INR)

 

 

SESSION VII

 

Ambassador Luis G. Moreno — Former Ambassador to Jamaica

 

Tracy Walder — Former Staff Operations Officer, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA); Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

CAPSTONE PROJECT ADVISOR

Alicia Ely Yamin — Lecturer, Harvard Law School