Tuesday, January 25, 2011

This week in Washington

DEMOGRAPHIC TRENDS AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS IN NORTHEAST ASIA. 1/26, 3:30-5:30pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Wilson Center. Speakers: Jocelyn Finlay, Harvard University; Ito Peng, University of Toronto; Richard Cincotta, Stimson Center.

CONTROVERSIES SURROUNDING CHINA'S CURRENCY POLICY. 1/27, 12:30- 2:00pm, Brown Bag Lunch, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Women in International Trade. Speakers: Paul Magnusson, Senior Analyst for Economic-Trade Issues, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission; Linda Menghetti, Vice President, Emergency Committee for American Trade. 

CHINA’S ACTIVE DEFENSE STRATEGY AND ITS REGIONAL IMPACTS. 1/27, 8:50am-2:30pm, Lunch, Washington, DC. Sponsor: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Speakers: Rep. Robert J. Wittman (R-VA); Roger Cliff, Senior Political Scientist, The RAND Corporation; Oriana Skylar Mastro, Doctoral Candidate, Princeton University; Cortez Cooper, Senior International Policy Analyst, The RAND Corporation; Lt Gen (Ret.) David A. Deptula, President and CEO, The Deptula Group; Martin C. Libicki, Senior Management Scientist, The RAND Corporation; Dean Cheng, Research Fellow, The Heritage Foundation; Balbina Hwang, Visiting Professor, Georgetown University; Jim Thomas, Vice President for Studies, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments; Stacy Pedrozo, Military Fellow (U.S. Navy), Council on Foreign Relations.

BUILDING BETTER: GENDER & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT IN ASIA.1/27, Luncheon , Noon-2:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Asia Society Washington Center. Speakers: UNDP’s annual Human Development Report (HDR) HDR lead author Jeni Klugman, UN Assistant Secretary-General and UNDP Director for Asia & the Pacific Ajay Chibber World Bank Executive Director for Germany Ingrid-Gabriela Hoven.

ECFA AND THE FUTURE OF US AND FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN TAIWAN. 1/31, 9:30-10:30am, Washington, DC. Sponsor: AEI. Speakers: Paul Wolfowitz, AEI; Christina Liu, Council for Economic Planning and Development, Taiwan Executive Yuan.

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