With the support of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress convened a group of financial experts at Georgetown University for a five-hour tabletop exercise on financial contingencies facilitated by Booz Allen Hamilton.
Established in 2005, the National Consortium for Character-Based Leadership works to disseminate the belief that character and leadership must be fostered simultaneously. The Center brought together teachers, administrators, academics, and professional leaders to together to work on creative approaches to support this belief in our youth.
The Center-sponsored NDWG was a series of meetings and working group sessions amongst technology, science, and policy experts aimed at improving U.S. efforts to prevent and/or defend against clandestine nuclear attacks. The NDWG began in May 2007, and the findings were shared with Congressional leaders and senior staff.
In 2006, CSPC co-convened—with CSIS, USIP, and the Baker Institute—the Iraq Study Group in order to discuss policy options for the ongoing War in Iraq. The study group, co-chaired by former Secretary of State James Baker and Congressman Lee Hamilton, included two CSPC Trustees, Chuck Robb and Ed Meese.
Beginning with off-the-record dialogues sponsored for then-incoming Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge, the Center continued to sponsor roundtable discussions concerning homeland security featuring think tanks, universities and business leaders. The most recent roundtables led to the current CSPC project on U.S.