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Young Professionals Event with Barry Blechman

  • 20 Jun 2013
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Fogo de Chao
 

Barry Blechman speaking on "Iran, North Korea and other Nuclear Challenges: Rethinking US Policy on Deterrence and Proliferation"

Denver Young Professionals is pleased to announce one of our highest-quality events to date.  Dr. Barry Blechman, co-founder of the Stimson Center, will be coming to Denver on June 20th to address our group about the state of nuclear proliferation.

This event will be held in a private dining room at Fogo de Chao, a Brazilian steakhouse specializing in gaucho-style cooking.  We have arranged an exceptional offer for this event, which includes a variety of Fogo de Chao's signature dishes and appetizers as well as one free drink (additional at your expense), and complimentary valet parking.

About Barry Blechman:

Dr. Barry M. Blechman is the co-founder of the Stimson Center, and a distinguished fellow focused on nuclear disarmament. He was chair of Stimson's board from 1989 to 2007. Blechman founded DFI International Inc., a research consultancy, in 1984 and served as its CEO until 2007.

He is an expert on political and military policies, military strategy, and defense budgets and industries with a PhD in international relations from Georgetown University. He has worked in the Departments of State and Defense, and at the Office of Management and Budget.

Blechman served on the Commission to Assess the Ballistic Missile Threat to the United States (1998-99), the Defense Policy Board (2002-06), and the Department of State Advisory Committee on Transformational Diplomacy (2005-08).

In 2010, he co-chaired the Iran Study Group with Daniel Brumberg of the US Institute of Peace; the group’s report is called Engagement, Coercion, and Iran’s Nuclear Challenge. Blechman’s recent publications include Elements of a Nuclear Disarmament Treaty and National Perspectives on Nuclear Disarmament. Both volumes, which he co-edited with Alexander Bollfrass, were published by Stimson in 2010.

For more information about Dr. Barry M. Blechman, click here.

Cost:

YP Members $10

Non Members: $15

A program of the World Affairs Councils of America with support provided by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York

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