TAIWAN-CHINA: RECENT ECONOMIC, POLITICAL, AND MILITARY DEVELOPMENTS ACROSS THE STRAIT, AND IMPLICATIONS FOR THE UNITED STATES. 3/18, 8:15am-4:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Speakers: Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH); Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R-FL); David B. Shear, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Michael Schiffer, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, U.S. Department of Defense; Mark Stokes, Executive Director, Project 2049 Institute; Dr. Albert S. Willner, Director of China Security Affairs Group, CNA; David A. Shlapak, Senior International Policy Analyst, RAND Corporation; Rupert Hammond-Chambers, President, U.S.-Taiwan Business Council; Dr. Scott Kastner, Associate Professor, Department of Government and Politics, University of Maryland; Dr. Merritt T. Cooke, CEO, GC3 Strategy Inc.; Dr. Shelly Rigger, Professor of Political Science, Davidson College; Randall G. Schriver, President and CEO, Project 2049 Institute; Dr. Richard C. Bush III, Director, Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies, Brookings Institution.
OUTLOOK FOR CHINA. 3/18, 9:00-11:00am, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Brookings. Speakers: Barry P. Bosworth, Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, Global Economy and Development, Brookings; Joanna Lewis, Assistant Professor, Georgetown University; Kenneth G. Lieberthal, Director, John L. Thornton China Center, Brookings; Anthony Saich, Daewoo Professor of International Affairs, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.