WHAT:Ambassador William J. Burns, director of the Central Intelligence Agency, will receive the 2022 J. Raymond “Jit” Trainor Award for Excellence in the Conduct of Diplomacy on Thursday, February 2, at 4:30 p.m. on Georgetown University’s main campus.
As part of the award ceremony, Director Burns will discuss “Addressing the Global Threat Landscape,” including in a moderated conversation with Ambassador Barbara Bodine, director of Georgetown’s Institute for the Study of Diplomacy (ISD). Following the conversation, the program will open up for Q/A from Georgetown students.
The Trainor Award is presented annually by ISD and the Trainor Trust Fund. Past winners have included distinguished public servants such as Madeleine K. Albright, Marie Yovanovitch, Wendy K. Sherman, Kofi Annan, John D. Negroponte, and Thomas R. Pickering, among many others.
WHEN: Thursday, February 2, 2023
4:30 – 6:00 pm ET
WHERE: In Person:
Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center
Leavey Center Ballroom
3800 Reservoir Road NW
RSVP: Media who are interested in attending in person must RSVP to request to attend by firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate if you need a camera position. The event will also be live-streamed.
Following the conversation, the program will open up for Q/A from Georgetown students. Members of the media will not be permitted to ask questions during this portion as it is for the Georgetown community only.
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