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OpeningPerry World House University of Pennsylvania
Sept. 19—20

Thank you for joining us for the Perry World House Grand Opening on Sept. 19-20, 2016! Read about it here, and see photos of the President of Mongolia's visit here. Videos of each event are available below.

Perry World House at the University of Pennsylvania is a global research center that aims to advance interdisciplinary, policy-relevant approaches to the world's most urgent global affairs challenges. Drawing on the wide range of expertise found across Penn's 12 Schools, Perry World House helps connect Penn with policymakers, practitioners, and researchers from around the world to develop and promote innovative policy proposals. Please join us for two days of extraordinary programming as we inaugurate this vital new space on Penn's campus. 


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3803 Locust Walk

Philadelphia, PA


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Day 1: Launching the Research Priorities of Perry World

September 19, 2016

9:15-10:35AM: The Future of Technological Innovation and US National Security

  • Michael Boyle, Assistant Professor of Political Science, La Salle University

  • David Heyman, Founder Smart City Works, LLC; Former Assistant Secretary of PolicyU.S. Department of Homeland Security (2009-2014)

  • Vijay KumarDean, School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Pennsylvania

  • Moderator: Michael Horowitz, Associate Director, Perry World House

11:00-12:20PM: Can European Democracy Withstand Growing Refugee Flows?


  • Nidal BetareSenior Program Manager, People Demand Change

  • Kathleen NewlandSenior Fellow and Co-Founder, Migration Policy Institute

  • Eric SchwartzDean, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota; Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration (2009-2011)

  • Catherine de Wihtol de WendenDirector of Research, National Center for Scientific Research (CERI), French Ministry of Education and Research

  • Moderator: John Jackson, Jr., Dean, School of Social Policy & Practice, University of Pennsylvania


 


 

1:30-3:00PM: The Role of Religion in Global Politics: An Interfaith Discussion


  • Reverend Luis CortésFounder, President, and CEO, Esperanza

  • Rabbi Sharon KleinbaumSenior Rabbi, Congregation Beit Simchat Torah

  • Maajid NawazFounding Chairman, Quilliam Foundation

  • Monsignor Marcelo Sanchez SorondoChancellor, Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences

  • Moderator: John DiIulio, Frederick Fox Leadership Professor of Politics, Religion, and Civil Society, University of Pennsylvania

Day 2: Introducing Perry World House as a Bridge between Academia and Policy

September 20, 2016

9:45-11:30AM: Keynote Address & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

With Welcoming Remarks by Vincent Price, Provost, University of Pennsylvania, and an Introduction by Theodore Ruger, Dean, Penn Law School


Keynote Address


  • Navanethem (Navi) Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (2008-2014); ​Appeals Division Judge, International Criminal Court in the Hague (2003-2008)

​"The Magnificent System of Human Rights: Achievements and Challenges"

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with


  • Amy GutmannPresident, University of Pennsylvania

  • Lisa Perry and Richard C. Perry, W’77, University Trustee


2:30-4:30PM: Perry World House Dedication Program

Location: Annenberg Center for Performing Arts

3680 Walnut Street

Philadelphia, PA 

Doors open at 2:00PM


Keynote Address & Conversation


  • Robert GatesU.S. Secretary of Defense (2006-2011); President, Texas A&M University (2002-2006)


    In conversation with


  • Amy GutmannPresident, University of Pennsylvania

Keynote Round Table: US Foreign Policy: The Next Four Years

A moderated dialogue featuring:


  • Kurt CampbellChairman and CEO of The Asia Group, LLC; Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs (2009-2013)

  • Jon M. Huntsman (C’87, HON’10)Ambassador to China (2009-2011) and Singapore (1992-1993); Governor of Utah (2005-2009)

  • Zalmay Khalilzad, Counselor at Center for Strategic and International Studies; U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (2007-2009)

  • Anne-Marie SlaughterPresident and CEO of New America; Director of Policy Planning for the U.S. Department of State (2009-2011)

  • Frances Townsend, National Security Analyst, CBS News; Homeland Security Advisor to George W. Bush (2004-2008)

 

Friday, September 23, 2016: President of Mongolia 

Please join us for a distinguished lecture by 

President of Mongolia Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj


Doors open at 4:00PM.

Location: Dhirubhai Ambani Auditorium (G06), Huntsman Hall, 3730 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

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  • A New Center for Global Engagement, Located at the Heart of Penn's Campus
  • A New Center for Global Engagement, Located at the Heart of Penn's Campus
  • Perry World House at the University of Pennsylvania (PWH) is a global policy research center that aims to advance interdisciplinary, policy-relevant research on the world’s most urgent global affairs challenges. At a time of increasing ideological division and the politicization of policymaking, PWH will draw on the wide range of expertise found across Penn’s 12 Schools, connecting Penn with policymakers, practitioners, and researchers from around the world to develop and advance innovative policy proposals. Housed at the new, state-of-the-art building at the center of Penn’s campus, PWH is uniquely positioned to convene world leaders, cutting-edge practitioners, and top intellectuals engaged on these vital topics. Our high-level workshops, conferences, engagements, and publications link Penn to the global policy community so that the best ideas have impact now when they are needed most. For updates on our opening and upcoming events, please join our mailing list and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.


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