BRAMA, February 7, 2010, 9:00 AM ET|
Post-Election Review Conference
WASHINGTON The results of the February 7, 2010, presidential elections in Ukraine will be the subject of discussion and analysis by Washington's leading experts in Ukrainian affairs at a special Leadership Conference here on Saturday, February 13, organized by The Washington Group, an organization of Ukrainian-American professionals.
Among those participating in the conference, which will look into the conduct of the elections, its results and anticipated effects on Ukraine's domestic affairs and foreign relations, will be Ukraine's Ambassador to the U.S. Oleh Shamshur, and two former U.S. ambassadors to Ukraine, William Green Miller, now of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and Steven Pifer, of The Brookings Institution.
They will be joined in the interactive panel discussions by Judge Bohdan Futey (U.S. Court of Federal Claims), Lawrence Silverman (State Department), Orest Deychakiwsky (U.S. Helsinki Commission), Nadia Diuk (National Endowment for Democracy), David Kramer (German Marshall Fund), Damon Wilson (Atlantic Council), Samuel Charap (Center for American Progress), James Greene (former NATO representative in Ukraine), Nadia McConnell (U.S.-Ukraine Foundation), and Michael Sawkiw (Ukrainian Congress Committee of America - UNIS).
During the course of the conference, the Washington Group will have a tribute to Roman Kupchinsky (1949-2010), who contributed significantly to the development of U.S.-Ukrainian relations.
The conference sessions will take place between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. at the L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, at 480 L'Enfant Plaza, SW, in Washington.
Registration fee: $30.00 ($10.00 for students).
Space is limited. Please RSVP/Register as soon as possible via e-mail to: email@example.com, with cc to: MyBihuny@aol.com, including name, affiliation, telephone, e-mail and an indication of full or student payment option.
The Washington Group would like to express its appreciation for the cooperation extended by the Taras Shevchenko School of Ukrainian Studies of Greater Washington (Ridna Shkola), which is hosting the Ukrainian Debutante Ball in the same hotel following the conference (see www.ukieschool.org or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information).
Conference updates may appear on the TWG website: www.TheWashingtonGroup.org.
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