RAND Alumni Events Archive

October 1, 2011

Alumni were invited to attend a breakfast and briefing: "The United States and the Middle East in the Post-9/11 Era." RAND alum Jerrold D. Green (President and CEO, Pacific Council on International Policy; Research Professor, University of Southern California) discussed how U.S. policymakers navigate a complex and at times hostile Middle East environment.

June 18, 2011

Alumni were invited to hear Brian Michael Jenkins discuss the current state of al Qaeda and the challenges it presents terrorism policy analysts.

September 22, 2010

Alumni were invited to hear Melinda Moore and Jeanne Ringel discuss the U.S. experience with H1N1, pandemic flu and vaccines, and global health issues.

October 29, 2008

Washington Office Alumni Briefing "Thinking About America's Defense: An Analytical Memoir" by Lt Gen Glenn Kent (USAF, Ret.)

May 17, 2008

The May 17 festivities for RAND Santa Monica employees, celebrating RAND's 60th anniversary, included a video called "Faces of RAND," which showed RAND employees and activities through the decades.

October 18, 2008

Santa Monica Breakfast and Briefing "Potential International Actions by the United States to Advance Shared Long-term Interests in Energy and Environment" by Nick Burger and Scott Hassell

April 12, 2008

Santa Monica Breakfast and Briefing by Robert Lempert

March 13, 2008

Alumni were invited to Colloquium on the RAND Legacy—a conversation among historians, journalists, and academics who have studied and chronicled RAND's legacy.

January 15, 2008

Washington Office Alumni Briefing “WAR IS LIFE—The Operational Code of Al Qaeda: What's on bin Laden's PowerPoints?” by Brian Michael Jenkins

December 11, 2007

Washington Office Alumni Briefing “Sharing the Dragon's Teeth: Terrorist Groups and the Exchange of New Technologies” by Kim Cragin

September 15, 2007

Santa Monica Breakfast and Briefing “Understanding the Islamic Republic of Iran: A Primer for U.S. Policymakers” by Jerrold Green

April 14, 2007

Santa Monica Breakfast and Briefing ”Where Are We in the Global Campaign Against Jihadist Terrorism?” by Brian Michael Jenkins

March 13, 2007

Washington Office Alumni Briefing “America at the Crossroads: The Future of American Foreign Policy” by Frank Fukuyama

November 18, 2006

Santa Monica Breakfast and Briefing with panel of William Sharpe and Harry M. Markowitz, moderated by Charles Wolf

November 15, 2006

Washington Office Alumni Briefing “Counterterror Coalitions/Future Security Environment in the Middle East” by Nora Bensahel

June 29, 2006

Washington Office Alumni Briefing "Helping a Palestinian State Succeed" by Ross Anthony

June 10, 2006

Santa Monica Breakfast and Briefing "Early Childhood Interventions: Strategies That Work" by Jill Cannon

October 22, 2005

Santa Monica Breakfast and Briefing "Helping a Palestinian State Succeed" by Doug Suisman and a showing of "Ideas in Action: 60 Years of RAND"

September 27, 2005

Washington Office showing of the RAND documentary "Ideas in Action: 60 Years of RAND"

May 14, 2005

Santa Monica Community/Alumni Event included building tours and a viewing of the new RAND documentary

May 4, 2005

Santa Monica Community/Alumni Event included building tours and a viewing of the new RAND documentary

April 16, 2005

Santa Monica Community/Alumni Forum "The Future of California's K-12 Public Schools"; panel included Stephen J. Carroll, Marshall S. Smith, the Honorable Jackie Goldberg, the Honorable Sheila Kuehl, Ray Reinhard, and Catherine Lhamon

February 26, 2005

Santa Monica Breakfast and Briefing "The U.S. and UN's Roles in Nation-Building" by James Dobbins

February 2, 2005

Washington Office Alumni Briefing "The Jihadists' Operational Code" by Brian Michael Jenkins

November 20, 2004

Santa Monica Breakfast and Briefing "The Jihadists' Operational Code" by Brian Michael Jenkins

November 9, 2004

Washington Office Alumni Briefing "An Introduction to RAND's Initiative on Middle Eastern Youth" by Cheryl Benard

June 5, 2004

Santa Monica Breakfast and Briefing "A Look Back and a Look Forward…RAND Headquarters" by Iao Katagiri

October 4, 2003

Santa Monica Policy Forum/Alumni Association briefing "Individual Preparedness and Response to Catastrophic Terrorism" by Lynn Davis

June 7, 2003

Santa Monica Policy Forum/Alumni Association briefing, "What Should We Do About Ephedra?" by Paul Shekelle

March 6, 2003

Washington Office Alumni Briefing and Panel Discussion on Iraq featuring James Dobbins, Ted Harshberger, and John Parachini

February 15, 2003

Santa Monica Policy Forum/Alumni Association briefing, "Deterrence and Influence in Counterterrorism: A Component in the War on al Qaeda" by Paul K. Davis, with Brian Michael Jenkins, moderator

February 15, 2003

Santa Monica Breakfast and Briefing, Special Seminar, "Revisiting Estate Planning: A Financial Planner's Perspective," presented by Glenda Callanen

December 13, 2002

Washington Office Holiday Party

October 28, 2002

Santa Monica RAND Family Night, "Health and Security—After One Year," presented by Kenneth Shine

October 26, 2002

Santa Monica Breakfast and Briefing, "Affecting the Views of Islamic Youth," presented by Jerrold Green

October 17, 2002

Washington Office RAND Family Night, "The War Against Terrorism—One Year Later," presented by Michael Wermuth, John Parachini, and Peter Chalk

August 24, 2002

Santa Monica Breakfast and Briefing, "The U.S.-China Relationship in the Next Year," presented by James Mulvenon

February 23, 2002

Santa Monica Breakfast and Briefing, "Bioterrorism and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction: Are We Prepared?" presented by K. Jack Riley and Gregory Jones

December 14, 2001

Washington Office Cocktail Buffet

November 10, 2001

Santa Monica Breakfast and Briefing, "Terrorism and The Effects fo the September 11th Attacks," presented by Jerrold Green, Bruce Hoffman, and Gregory Treverton

August 25, 2001

Santa Monica Breakfast and Briefing, "Reshaping Intelligence for an Age of Information," presented by Gregory Treverton

February 24, 2001

Santa Monica Breakfast and Briefing, "The Russian Program and Current U.S.-Russian Space Policy," presented by Walt Cunningham

December 15, 2000

Washington Office Cocktail Buffet and Briefing, "U.S. Middle East Policy: Challenges to the Next Administration," presented by Jerrold Green

December 14, 2000

Chicago Brunch and Briefing, "U.S. Middle East Policy: Challenges to the Next Administration," presented by Jerrold Green

November 4, 2000

Santa Monica Breakfast and Briefing, "Redefining National Security: How Political and Technological Development Have Fundamentally Altered Crime and Violence," presented by Brian Michael Jenkins

October 8, 2000

Pittsburgh Coffee and Dessert, "Mandatory Minimum Drug Sentences: Throwing Away the Key or the Taxpayers Money?" presented by Jonathan Caulkins

August 26, 2000

Santa Monica Breakfast and Briefing, Iao Katagiri: "Update on RAND Property Development;" Bob Anderson: "The Information Revolution: Trends, Developments and Risks—A 15-Year Perspective"

April 1, 2000

Santa Monica Breakfast and Briefing, Jim Thomson: "RAND Update;" Jerry Green: "Middle East Update"

December 11, 1999

Washington Office Briefing and Holiday Party, Bruce Hoffman: "Terrorism and Counterterrorism: Reflections on Recent Events and Developments"

November 6, 1999

Santa Monica Breakfast and Briefing, Jim Thomson: "RAND Update;" Milt Weiner: "Update on the RAND Alumni Association;" William Finestone, Esq.: "Estate Planning"

August 28, 1999

Santa Monica Breakfast and Briefing, David Gompert: "A Look at National Security;" Bob Klitgaard: "Reinventing Policy Analysis"

May 11, 1999

Santa Monica Briefing and Lunch, Michael Rich: "Update on RAND;" Elaine Reardon: "California's First Year of Welfare Reform under CALWorks;" Paul Killingsworth: "Implementing an Effective Aerospace Expeditionary Force"

December 11, 1998

Washington Office Holiday Party

November 15, 1998

Santa Monica 50th Anniversary Wrap-Up Party

September 19, 1998

Briefing and Tea; Travel Fair. Jim Thomson: "Update on RAND and Planned Property Development;" Marcy Agmon: "Report on the RAND Graduate School;" Lynn Karoly: "Retiree Health Benefits"

May 14, 1998

Santa Monica RAND 50th Anniversary Dinner

May 13, 1998

Washington Office RAND 50th Anniversary Buffet

December 12, 1997

Washington Office Holiday Party

October 18, 1997

Santa Monica Breakfast and Briefing, Michael Rich: "The Evolution of RAND;" Jill Hoube: "At Risk Children: Does Early Intervention Help?"; Bob Anderson: "Information Warfare"

October 17–18, 1997

Santa Monica CSD/NAD Reunion

July 12, 1997

Washington Office Breakfast and Briefing, Bruce Don: "Critical Technologies Institute;" David Mussington: "Acquisition Reform for OSD;" Kathi Webb: "Illicit Use of Cyberpayment"

May 31, 1997

Santa Monica Breakfast and Briefing, Roger Benjamin: "RAND Institute on Education and Training;" Natalie Crawford: "Update on Project Air Force;" Al Williams: "RAND Health Policy Research"

December 20, 1996

Washington Office Holiday Party

December 7, 1996

Santa Monica Holiday Breakfast and Briefing, Michael Rich: "RAND: Looking Ahead;" Panel, RAND Overseas—chaired by Bob Levine, featuring Ben Lambeth: "RAND in Russia;" Julie DaVanzo: "Population Research in Southeast Asia;" Dick Hillestad: "RAND in the Netherlands"

July 14, 1996

Northern California Reunion hosted by Barans and Armers, Jim Thomson: "A New RAND"

June 22, 1996

Santa Monica Project Air Force 50th Anniversary

March 22, 1996

Santa Monica Breakfast and Briefing, Leah Bishop and Stuart Tobisman, O'Melveny & Myers: Estate Planning

October 20, 1995

Santa Monica Breakfast and Briefing, Jeremy Azrael: "Russia as New Elections Loom;" Zalmay Khalilzad: "Recent Developments in the Middle East"

April 11, 1995

Washington Office Open House

February 17, 1995

Santa Monica Open House, Carl Builder: "Crises and Lesser Conflicts: Will the Tail Wag the Dog?"; Peter Greenwood: "Three Strikes and Who's Out? Estimated Costs and Benefits of Mandatory Sentencing"