Monday, January 25, 2010

Japan economics, India, Pacific trade, peace in Korea

WHAT IS NEXT FOR THE US AND JAPANESE ECONOMIES? A BILATERAL DIALOGUE. January 27th, 9am-2pm, Washington, DC. Sponsors: CSIS/Japan Economic Foundation (METI). Speakers: Noboru Hatakeyama, Chairman and CEO, Japan Economic Foundation (JEF); Akira Kojima, Trustee and Senior Fellow, Japan Center for Economic Research; Yoshikazu Goto, Director-General for Manufacturing Industries Policy, Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI);Richard Katz, Editor-in-Chief, Oriental Economist Report; Derek Scissors, Research Fellow, Heritage Foundation; Michael Mussa, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Steve Schrage, Scholl Chair in International Business, CSIS; Grant Aldonas, Senior Adviser, CSIS; Kevin Nealer, Principal, Scowcroft Group; Shunji Yanai, Judge of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea; Former Japanese Ambassador to the United States; Ryo Kubota, Chairman, President & CEO, ACUCELA, Inc.; Amy Searight, Adjunct Fellow, CSIS; Matthew P. Goodman, Senior Adviser to the Under Secretary for Economic, Energy, and Agricultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State. Location: CSIS, B1 Conference Center, 1800 K Street, NW. Contact: RSVP to no later than noon on January 26th.

THE EMERGING US-INDIA STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIP. January 27th, 3:30-5:30pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Woodrow Wilson Center (WWC). Speaker: C. Raja Mohan, Kissinger Scholar, Library of Congress; Dinshaw Mistry, Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center; Bethany Danyluk, Associate, Booz Allen Hamilton. Location: One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.

US TRADE PRIORITIES IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC: TRANS PACIFIC PROGRAM AND BEYOND. January 28, 11am-Noon, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Speaker: Ambassador Demetrios Marantis, Deputy United States Trade Representative. Location: Grand Ballroom, Willard Intercontinental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.

PEACE AND SECURITY ON THE KOREAN PENINSULA. January 29th, 9am-5pm, Washington, DC. Sponsors: Wilson Center’s North Korea International Documentation Project and Asia Program in cooperation with the Institute for Far Eastern Studies and University of North Korean Studies. Speakers: Keynote Address by Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg; Luncheon Address by Director of the National Counterproliferation Center of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence Ambassador Joseph DeTrani, former North Korea Mission Manager for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and Special Envoy to the Six Party Talks. Panelists: Charles K. Armstrong, Columbia University; Victor Cha, Georgetown University; Kang Choi, Institute for Foreign Affairs and National Security; Young-sun Ha, Seoul National University; Byung-Kook Kim, Korea University; Tae Hyun Kim, Chungang University; Samuel Kim, Columbia University; Alexandre Mansourov, Johns Hopkins, SAIS; Christian F. Ostermann, Woodrow Wilson Center; James F. Person, Woodrow Wilson Center; Kihl-jae Ryoo, University of North Korean Studies; William Stueck, University of Georgia; Amb. Jounyung Sun, University of North Korean Studies; Robert Sutter, Georgetown University; Zhu Feng, Beijing University. Location: WWC, 6th floor Flom Auditorium, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.

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