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January

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Student essays should discuss (in no more than 1000 words) a critical topic related to public policy. Special emphasis should be given to the transition from the Obama administration to the Trump administration. The winner will fly fully funded to Washington, DC to participate and experience inauguration week events at the FIU in DC office. Submit essays to ebstarke@fiu.edu

Intelligence Fellows Spring Welcome

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Venue:FIU-MMC

JGI welcomes back the 2016-17 cohort of IC-CAE Intelligence Fellows. This event is closed to the public.

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Venue:GL 100A

Former CIA analyst Dr. Brian Latell who was assigned to Fidel Castro in the 1960s and tracked the leader for well over 35 years, reveals the mind and motivations of one of the most dominating leaders of the 20th century based on his decades-long learning of Fidel Castro's habits, fears, and passion. Dr. Latell is author of "After Fidel: Raul Castro and the Future of Cuba's Revolution," and "Castro's Secrets: Cuban Intelligence, the CIA, and the Assassination of John F. Kennedy."

February

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Venue:Online

Last day to submit applications for US Department of State's Wonk Tank competition.

National Security Roundtable: Defense Intelligence Agency

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Venue:CBC 232

Join JGI as we welcome students back for the Spring 2017 semester. Students will actively participate in an exercise led by our partners at the Defense Intelligence Agency. Roundtable is open to all FIU students, preference given to students in the National Security Studies Certificate.

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Venue:GC 243

During the recent presidential campaign, Donald Trump often denounced the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action for being insufficiently tough and threatened to walk away from the agreement if elected. Campaign rhetoric aside, what can or can't Trump do with this important multilateral agreement. Join us as Ambassador William Luers contemplates the future of the Nuclear Deal and US-Iran relations.

US Army War College Visit

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Venue:MARC Pavilion

JGI will host a cohort of US Army War College Students in a day long workshop analyzing critical national security threats facing the US. Event is closed to the public.

March

Intelligence Failures Series: The Cuban Missile Crisis

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Venue:RB 130

The Intelligence Failures Series hosted by Dr. Brian Latell allows students to participate in simulated exercise replaying the Cuban Missile Crisis. Dr. Latell is a Senior Research Associate at JGI and previously served in the CIA, and taught at Georgetown University and the University of Miami. Workshop is open to all FIU students, preference given to students in the National Security Studies Certificate.

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Venue:SACS 160

Join us for the 2017 Hemispheric Security Conference hosted by the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs' Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy and the Kimberly Green Latin American Caribbean Center. The theme for this year's conference is "Security in the Changing Geopolitical Landscape." This conference is co-sponsored by the U.S. Army War College and the Intelligence Community-Center for Academic Excellence.

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Venue:GC 243

Join the Steven J Green School of International and Pubic Affairs and the Consulate General of Mexico in Miami on Wednesday, March 22 at 2PM for a timely and compelling conversation with Ambassador Jose Antonio Zabalgoitia about the current relations between Mexico and the US. Co-sponsored by the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy. RSVP Now!

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Venue:GC 150/140

The Jack D. Gordon Institute ICCAE Intelligence Fellows will be presenting on their National Security Intelligence Based Research Projects. All guests are welcome. Come learn about the biggest security concerns facing the nation

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Venue:LC 220

Last day to submit applications for the 2017-2018 Intelligence Fellows Program.

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Venue:RB 130

The Intelligence Failures Series hosted by Dr. Brian Latell allows students to participate in simulated exercise replaying the Iranian Revolution. Dr. Latell is a Senior Research Associate at JGI and previously served in the CIA, and taught at Georgetown University and the University of Miami. Workshop is open to all FIU students, preference given to students in the National Security Studies Certificate.

April

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Venue:Green week

FIU is now a CIA Signature School, and as part of "Green Week" (April 3-7), the Gordon Institute's Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence (IC-CAE) Program will host the Central Intelligence Agency for a series of CIA at FIU events. Events include: 1) Information Session 2) Analytic Simulation 3) Student Consultations and 4) Analytic Workshop. CIA at FIU events are open to all FIU students but attendees must register for each respective event below

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Venue:OAS General Assembly, Washington, D.C.

In this 2-day advanced certificate program, participants will engage academics, industry leaders, and security professionals in assessing the most critical cyber threats facing the public and private sectors. Participants will learn best practices about organization structures, processes, and legal considerations. Participants will also be exposed to strategies and the most effective approaches to implementing strategies in the workplace.

Intelligence Failures Series: The Bay of Pigs

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Venue:RB 130

The Intelligence Failures Series hosted by Dr. Brian Latell allows students to participate in simulated exercise replaying the Bay of Pigs. Dr. Latell is a Senior Research Associate at JGI and previously served in the CIA, and taught at Georgetown University and the University of Miami. Workshop is open to all FIU students, preference given to students in the National Security Studies Certificate.

June

The Summer Institute on National Security Studies

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Venue:FIU

The Summer Institute on National Security Studies is a multi-disciplinary one-week program to be held from June 12-16, 2017, incorporating topics in Foreign Policy Analysis, International Security and assessments of World Politics. All materials associated with the program will be provided. FIU parking passes will be provided to students enrolled in the institute. Please note that the Summer Institute is a limited-selection-based program.

September

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Venue:CBC 232

The Executive Certificate in Global Security and Public Policy is a program designed for professionals and examines the intersection of global security and public policy. This week long program provides the skills and enhances the participants’ capacity to think and comprehend critically and evaluate processes related to public policy and global security. The program consists of three modules: Global Security, Security and Policy in the Western Hemisphere, and Leadership and Public Policy.

October

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Venue:GC Ballrooms, FIU

In this 2-day advanced certificate program, participants will engage academics, industry leaders, and security professionals in assessing the most critical cyber threats facing the public and private sectors. Participants will learn best practices about organization structures, processes, and legal considerations. Participants will also be exposed to strategies and the most effective approaches to implementing strategies in the workplace.