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Agenda—The 44th Annual Leonard v.B. Sutton Colloquium in International Law: The Arab Spring and its Unfinished Business: Law and Policy Issues

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8:00am-8:45am: REGISTRATION and breakfast
 
8:45am-9:00am: WELCOME
  Opening Remarks—Douglas G. Scrivner, Esq., Dean Federico Cheever, Professor Ved P. Nanda
 
9:00am-10:15am: PANEL 1: The Arab Spring in Context: Background, History and Politics
  Panelist—Professor Nader Hashemi, University of Denver
  Panelist—Professor Orit Bashkin, University of Chicago
  Panelist—Dr. Robert Hazan, Metropolitan State College of Denver
 
10:15am-10:25am: BREAK and mid-morning snack/coffee and tea refresher
 
10:30am-11:30am: KEYNOTE ADDRESSThe Responsibility to Protect: Lessons from the Arab Spring
  Dr. Edward C. Luck, UN Assistant Secretary General and Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary General ; Cox-Price Human Rights Award recipient
 
11:30am-11:40am: BOXED LUNCH pick up in lobby
11:45am-12:35pm: LUNCH PROGRAM—Social Media, Technology and the Arab Spring
  Presenter—Professor David Aronofsky, University of Montana
  Commentary—Professor Orit Bashkin, University of Chicago
 
12:35pm-12:45pm: BREAK
 
12:50pm-2:05pm: PANEL 2: International Human Rights Consequences of the Arab Spring
  Panelist—Professor Ved P. Nanda, University of Denver
  Panelist—Professor John Cerone, New England School of Law
  Panelist—Dr. Amy Eckert, Metropolitan State College of Denver
  Panelist—Dr. Edward C. Luck, UN Assistant Secretary General
 
2:05-2:15pm: BREAK and mid-afternoon snack/coffee and tea refresher
 
2:20pm-3:30pm: PANEL 3: Long Term International and U.S. Foreign Policy Implications of the Arab Spring
  Panelist—Professor Paul Williams, American University
  Panelist—Lt. Col. Rachel VanLandingham, Air Force Academy
  Panelist—Dr. Robert Hazan, Metropolitan State College of Denver
 
3:30pm-3:45pm: BREAK
 
3:50pm-4:50pm: 35th Annual Myres S. McDougal Lecture in International LawNational Strategy, Collective Security, and the Global Commons
  Senator Gary Hart
 
5:00pm-6:00pm: RECEPTION