By: Mark Leon Goldberg on September 07, 2012 Programming note: today and tomorrow I will be in Iowa for a series of panels about United Nations and the Arab Spring. The first panel, today, is being hosted by the United Nations Association of Iowa. It’s open to the public and you can register here. Keynote Speaker: James Zogby, Arab American Institute Panel #2: Keith Porter, The Stanley Foundation Mark Goldberg, UN Dispatch Michael Wahid Hanna, The Century Foundation Marc Lynch, George Washington University Panel #1: Shams Ghoneim, Muslim Public Affairs Council Adrien Wing, University of Iowa College of Law Mahmoud Hamad, Drake University The second panel is on Saturday at Drake University, also hosted by the Iowa Chapter of the United Nations Association. Register here. Mark Goldberg, UN Dispatch Michael Wahid Hanna, The Century Foundation Marc Lynch, The George Washington University Mahmoud Hamad, Drake University If you are around come say hi!