Policy and Awareness Symposium

Dirksen Senate Office Building Room 106 September 9, 2016 8:45 am - 2:30 pm

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Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett
Dr. Robert Danin
Neemat Frem
Martin Manna
Ashur Sargon Eskrya
Knox Thames
Alexis Moukarzel
Kathryn Jean Lopez
Andrew Walther
Joseph Boohaker
Robert Nicholson
Mona Malik
Armen V. Sahakyan
Dr. Stephen Hollingshead
Loay Mikhael
Kirsten Evans

Dirksen Senate Office Bldg, Room 106, First & C St NE, Washington, DC 20002 ■ 8:45am: Coffee and Registration ■ 9:15am–2:30pm: Program

• 9:15 am to 10:30am: Genocide and Persecution: Past and Present

Moderated by Katrina Lantos Swett with panelists Andrew Walther, Armen V. Sahakyan, Mona Malik, and Kirsten Evans.

• 10:45am to 12:00pm: Preserving Christianity on the Nineveh Plain

Moderated by Kathryn Jean Lopez with panelists Martin Manna, Ashur Sargon Eskrya, Robert Nicholson, Loay Mikhael, and Stephen Hollingshead.

• 12:00pm to 1:00pm: Lunch with Keynote Address

Knox Thames, Special Advisor for Religious Minorities in the Near East and South/Central Asia at the U.S. Department of State.

• 1:15pm to 2:30pm: Solutions to the Refugee and Political Crisis in Lebanon

Moderated by Dr. Robert Danin with panelists Alexis Moukarzel, Neemat Frem, and Judge Joseph Boohaker.

(Please arrive with photo ID)