Politics Aside 2014

November 13-14 Santa Monica, California

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Politics Aside is an invitation-only, postelection event that engages policymakers, opinion leaders, philanthropists, and RAND's leading thinkers in a nonpartisan examination of pressing policy challenges.

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Thursday, November 13, 2014 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Sony Pictures Studios

Friday, November 14, 2014 8:00 a.m. to early evening

RAND Corporation

Speakers Include

  • Admiral Michael S. Rogers

    Admiral Michael S. Rogers

    Commander of U.S. Cyber Command and Director of the National Security Agency/Central Security Service

  • Simonetta Di Pippo

    Simonetta Di Pippo

    Director, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

  • James Dobbins

    James Dobbins

    Distinguished Chair in Diplomacy and Security, RAND Corporation; Former Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan

  • Sue Siegel

    Sue Siegel

    CEO, GE Ventures; CEO, healthymagination

  • Karen Elliott House

    Karen Elliott House

    Former Publisher, The Wall Street Journal; Author, On Saudi Arabia: Its People, Past, Religion, Fault Lines — and Future

  • Francis Fukuyama

    Francis Fukuyama

    Leader, The Governance Project, Stanford University; Author, Political Order and Political Decay

  • Matt Miller

    Matt Miller

    Columnist, Radio Host, Consultant, and Author of The Two Percent Solution: Fixing America's Problems in Ways Liberals and Conservatives Can Love

  • Bob Kocher

    Bob Kocher

    Former Special Assistant to the President for Health Care and Economic Policy, National Economic Council

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