Preserving and Building on the Iran Nuclear Deal 

Panel I: What Rouhani's Re-Election Portends for the JCPOA
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

A conversation with:
Amir Handjani
Board Member and Senior Fellow
Atlantic Council
Suzanne Maloney 
Deputy Director, Foreign Policy
Brookings Institution
Reza Marashi
Research Director
National Iranian American Council

Introduced and Moderated by:

Ladane Nasseri
Senior Iran Correspondent
Bloomberg News

Panel II: How to Preserve and Bolster the JCPOA's Nonproliferation Aspects
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

A Conversation with: 

Kelsey Davenport
Director, Nonproliferation Program
Arms Control Association

Ambassador Laura Holgate
Senior Fellow
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Ambassador Thomas Pickering
Former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
Department of State

Introduced and Moderated by:

Barbara Slavin
Acting Director, Future of Iran Initiative
Atlantic Council

Panel III: Should Iran Sanctions Be Increased or Reduced?
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

A conversation with: 

Matthew F. Calabria
Graduate Student, Elliot School of International Affairs
George Washington University

Shavonnia Corbin-Johnson
Graduate, Masters, Elliot School of International Affairs
George Washington University

Elizabeth Rosenberg
Senior Fellow and Director of the Energy, Economics, and Security Program
Center for a New American Security

Introduced and Moderated by: 

Christopher Kojm
Professor of International Affairs, Elliot School of International Affairs
George Washington University 

With President Hassan Rouhani now re-elected, Iran has reaffirmed its commitment to the nuclear agreement. The Trump Administration has also renewed the necessary waivers of nuclear-related sanctions, but is reviewing overall Iran policy and has indicated its desire to try to isolate Iran for its intervention in regional conflicts. 

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