CHANNEL CITY CLUB
The Channel City Club was founded in 1946 in Santa Barbara, California, to provide the community with a local venue for outstanding experts on state, national, and international issues.
COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS
The Committee on Foreign Relations promotes foreign
relations dialogue through lecture-discussions.
Member of ACFR, Washington, D.C.
Zoom Meeting Invitation
Organized by the Denver Council on Foreign Relations
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
6:00pm Pacific Time
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Dr. Morgan Bazilian is the Director of the Payne Institute and Professor of Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines. Previously, he was Lead Energy Specialist at the World Bank. He has over two decades of experience in the energy sector and is regarded as a leading expert in international affairs, policy, and investment.
Dr. Bazilian holds two Master's degrees and a Ph.D. in areas related to energy systems and markets, and has been a Fullbright fellow. He holds, or has held, several affiliations including at Columbia University, Cambridge University, The Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis. He is on the editorial boards of Environmental Research Letters, Energy Strategy Reviews, and Energy Research and Social Science. He has published over 140 articles in learned journals. His book, Analytical Methods for Energy Diversity and Security is considered a seminal piece in the area of energy, finance, and security. His work has been published in Science, Nature, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.
Denver Council on Foreign Relations
During this time when we are unable to hold our luncheon programs and other in-person events,
we have had the benefit of timely Webinars/Zoom programs presented by experts at eminent “think tanks” through American Committees on Foreign Relations.
“How Will the Coronavirus Pandemic Impact Great Power Competition?” (Hudson Institute; March 31, 2020)
“Disinformation Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic” (Wilson Center; April 7, 2020)
"The Food Supply During the Pandemic: Facts from the Front Line" (Heritage Foundation; April 13, 2020)
“COVID-19 and the U.S.-China Relationship: Collision or Collaboration?” (National Committee on U.S.- China Relations; April 14, 2020)
“U.S. Global Leadership Amid Contested Globalism: The Next 25 Years.” (Hudson Institute; April 20, 2020) This was followed by ACFR’s annual meeting.
“Nuclear Deterrence for the 21st Century” (Heritage Foundation & Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA); May 5, 2020)
“Putin and Russia: The Global Road Ahead” with Robert Donaldson, Ph.D. Director, Tulsa CFR & Erich Frankland, Director Casper CFR (May 7, 2020)
“In Russia’s Shadow: China’s Rising Security Presence?” (Kennan Institute, May 27, 2020)
“Making Sense of a World in Crisis — Through the Eyes of a Foreign Policy Expert” with Richard Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations (July 13, 2020)
"Explore the Peace Trail on the National Mall" (The United States Institute of Peace, August 13, 2020)
"U.S.-Africa Policy Before, During, & After Covid-19" featuring Judd Devermont, Director of the CSIS Africa Program.
(Tuesday, August 25)
"US-China Relations: A New Cold War?" Hosted by Dr. Mohsen Milani, Founding Executive Director of the Center for Strategic and Diplomatic Studies at the University of South Florida (September 10, 2020)
“U.S.-Russia Relations in the 21st Century: "Balancing Competition and Cooperation" Hosted by Denver Council on Foreign Relations featuring Ambassador John Beryle. (October 8, 2020)
Heritage Foundation Webinar: "The Fight to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine The Inside Story of the Administration’s Operation Warp Speed" Moderated By: Thomas Spoehr, Director, Center for National Defense, The Heritage Foundation and Lieutenant General, U.S. Army, Ret. Gen. Spoehr spoke here last December, during our Christmas luncheon program. (October 27, 2020)
Zoom Meeting: “US National Interests and the World Health Organization” ACFR-exclusive presentation featuring Dr. Stephen Morrison, Senior Vice President and Director of the Global Health Policy Center at CSIS) (November 10, 2020)
"Where is America Likely Headed in the Middle East?" ACFR Event featuring Ambassador Dennis Ross. (November 17, 2020)
"Looking Ahead at U.S.-Russian Relations in the Next Administration" American Committees on Foreign Relations event, hosted by the Kennan Institute. Speaker: Michael Kimmage Moderator: Jill Dougherty (December 1, 2020)