Offshore Oil: Drilling Ourselves into the Next Generation or an Environmental Catastrophe?
Joe Sparano, President, Western States Petroleum Association
Michael Brune, CEO, Rainforest Action Network
Randall Luthi, Director, Minerals Management Service
Peter Schwartz, President, Global Business Network Read more »
Davvid Akov, Consul General of Israel for the Pacific Northwest region
Consul General Akov will discuss relations between America and Israel on the 60th anniversary of the formation of the state of Israel. He began his tour of duty at the Israeli Consulate in San Francisco in August 2004. A native of Israel, Akov joined the Israeli Foreign Ministry in 1985 and was counselor for congressional affairs at the Embassy of Israel in Washington, D.C., for five years.
Mahvish Khan-Lawyer; Journalist, Author of "My Guantanamo Diary: The Detainees And The Stories They Told Me"
Spurred by the detainment of prisoners
at Guantanamo Bay, American lawyer
Khan decided to offer help to the de-
tainees. Born to Afghan parents, she used
her language skills as a translator, and
from her time with these detainees she
has written a diary that provides insights
into the lives and families of those held
at Guantanamo. Read more »