Summer School in New York 2012

July 3

Introductory meeting

Yuri Smirnov

President Days of Russia Foundation, Program Founder

July 4

General functions of Consular offices of Russia

Sergey Olegovich Logachev

Vice Consul General of the RF in New York

July 5

Cyber Operations: A review of the past, current trends, and a guided discussion on the future of Cyber Operations.

A brief history of the cyber domain and host a guided discussion on the future of Cyber Operations - exploring impacts that may range from cyber fraud to cyber warfare. Michael's discussion will be based on lessons from working with leading global financial institutions and the US military.

Oscar Sierra

Cyber consultant with one of the world's leading management consulting firms.

July 6

Tour and presentation of the New York Stock Exchange

Steven Wheeler

Director of Archives, Corporate Giving and Education for the Corporate Responsibility Group of NYSE Euronext

Camille Fredrickson

Director of Archives, Corporate Giving and Education for the Corporate Responsibility Group of NYSE Euronext.

July 9

The United Nations and the changing World

Aleksandr Ilitchev

Senior Officer, Department of Political Affairs, UN

July 10

U.S.-Russian Relations: What comes After the Reset?

Thomas Graham

Senior Director, Kissinger Associates Inc.
Former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Russia on the National Security Council Staff

July 11

Engineering: From Research and Development to Product Development

Discussion to include a case study and hot trends and topics in engineering.

Katherine Davis

Engineering Consultant, HB Global Consultants

July 12

Development of International Law: United Nations Headquarters perspective

Vladimir V. Rudnitsky

International Law, Legal Officer, Office of Legal Affairs UN

July 13

MEDIA Solutions

July 16

U.S. and international journalism -- what's new?

A look at the changing audience for news, and how the work of journalists is changing. New trends in U.S. news media.

Tom Kent

Deputy Managing Editor for Standards and Production of The Associated Press

July 17

Environmental hazards in the work place

I will discuss the above and how to sustainably build a safe workplace environment with environmentally friendly materials.

Christopher Miller

President of FTE Consultants, LLC

July 18

Free and fair markets, strategies for profit-ability and prophet-ability along with other tandem quests will be the focus of this interactive session.

How do we do business in a right way and reach financial goals? The ethics of profit and the prophet of ethics can position our businesses to build a world of human rights, peace and creativity. Through case studies of businesses who have implemented practices of social responsibility will be explored; questions and discussion of the participants will be encouraged.

Barbara J. George

Chief of Staff, The Healing of the Nations Foundation

July 19

Adapting to change

Sean Jennings

Certified public accountant

July 20

Bloomberg News Tour

July 23

ITAR-TASS in New York, Mass media in Russia and USA

Igor Shamshin

Bureau Chief, ITAR-TASS, NYC USA

July 24

Federal Reserve System/FRBNY – who we are? Monetary policy/Implementation Observations. Crisis reflections.

Eric Pajonk

Media Relations Department, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

July 25

UN Tour

Anton Uspensky

First Secretary, Press Office, Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations

July 26

Prospect of Ethnic and Cultural Diasporas in the US and their relations with countries of Origin

July 27

New York City Mayor Office. World Trade Center memorial tour. 4th Precinct Police station visit.

Ronald Cohen

Director of Special Events for Mayor Bloomberg's office,
former the Deputy Commissioner for the NYC Business Integrity Commission, Office of the Mayor