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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.

Politics Aside panels spanned a wide range of topics

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RAND's 2014 Politics Aside event engaged policymakers, business leaders, researchers, and philanthropists in conversations about space, resilient cities, innovations in health care, Internet privacy and security, social media, the Middle East, challenges and opportunities with new emerging markets, and fresh approaches to leadership.

Speakers Include

  • Carlos Slim Helu

    Carlos Slim Helú

    Businessman, Investor, and Philanthropist

  • Admiral Michael S. Rogers

    Admiral Michael S. Rogers

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

  • Richard Danzig

    Richard Danzig

    Senior Advisor, Center for a New American Security; Former U.S. Secretary of the Navy

  • Susan Dentzer

    Susan Dentzer

    Senior Policy Adviser, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

  • Cas Holloway

    Cas Holloway

    COO, Bloomberg LP; Former Deputy Mayor for Operations, New York City

  • Cady Coleman

    Cady Coleman

    NASA Astronaut

  • Evan Spiegel

    Evan Spiegel

    Co-founder and CEO, Snapchat, Inc.

  • Judith Rodin

    Judith Rodin

    President, the Rockefeller Foundation; and Author, The Resilience Dividend: Being Strong in a World Where Things Go Wrong

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