Tuesday, October 8, 2013

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC

TOWARDS AN INTERNATIONAL RESPONSE FRAMEWORK: EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS 
IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC 

Wednesday, October 9

9:00am-4:00pm
Washington, DC 

Sponsors
Banyan Analytics, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation 
Location
Capital Hilton, 1001 16th Street, NW, Congressional Room

Speakers
Paul Stockton, Former Assistant Secretary, Defense for Homeland Defense,
Americas’ Security Affairs
Kurt Campbell, Former Assistant Secretary, State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs
Nobumasa Akiyama, Professor, Graduate School of Law, Graduate School of
International Public Policy, Hitotsubashi University
Julio Amador, Asian Studies Visiting Fellow, East-West Center
Bhichit Rattakul, Special Advisor, Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
Julie Bentz, PhD, Director, Capabilities Policy, Office of the WMD Coordinator,
White House National Security Staff
Mark Bartolini, Former Director, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance
Richard Reed, Former President’s Special Assistant, Homeland Security,
Senior Director, Resilience Policy


Agenda
8:30 am: Registration and Welcome Coffee
9:00 am: Opening Remarks by Institute Chair, Lt. Gen. Wallace “Chip” Gregson
9:10 am: Conference Purpose by Institute Director, David Hamon
9:20 am: Introduction by David Boling, Deputy Executive Director, Mansfield Foundation
9:25 am: Morning Keynote Introduction by Institute Deputy Director, Frances Veasey
9:30 am: Morning Keynote: Dr. Paul Stockton, “All-Hazards Foreign Response: Lessons Learned from Haiti and Working with International Partners” Dr. Stockton served as the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Americas' Security Affairs from 2009 to 2013 10:00 am: Break
10:30 am: Foreign Perspectives of Engaging with the US on Emergency Preparedness
Moderated by David Hamon
Dr. Nobumasa Akiyama, Professor, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan
Mr. Julio Amador, Asian Studies Visiting Fellow, East-West Center, Washington, DC
Dr. Bhichit Rattakul, Special Advisor, Asian Disaster Preparedness Center, Thailand
Noon: Break for lunch
12:25 pm: Luncheon Keynote Introduction by David Boling
12:30 pm: Luncheon Keynote: Dr. Kurt Campbell, “Perspectives on Past and Future Responses to Asia-Pacific Disasters” Dr. Campbell served as the Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs at the State Department from 2009 to 2013.
1:15 pm: Break
1:30 pm: International Response Framework (IRF): Feasibility and Design
Moderated by Lt. Gen. Gregson
Mr. Mark Bartolini, Former Director of USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance
MG Julie Bentz, PhD, Director, Capabilities Policy, Office of the WMD Coordinator, White House National Security Staff
Mr. Richard Reed, Former Special Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Senior Director for Resilience Policy
3:30 pm: Closing remarks by Lt. Gen. Gregson and David Hamon

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