Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Monday in Washington, September 10, 2018

DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION: A PROMISING AREA FOR CHINA-U.S. RELATIONS? 9/10, Noon-1:30pm. Sponsor: East-West Center in Washington. Speakers: Dr. Denghua Zhang, Research Fellow, Department of Pacific Affairs, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, Australian National University; Dr. Satu Limaye, Director, East West Center in Washington.

AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY FOR ALL. 9/10, 12:30-2:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: SAIS, Johns Hopkins. Speaker: Rajiv Shah, President, Rockefeller Foundation; Moderator: Johannes Urpelainen, Director, Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Professor, Energy, Resources and Environment Program, Founding Director, Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy, SAIS, Johns Hopkins.

GREAT AUSTRALIAN CHINA DEBATE: ISSUES AND IMPLICATIONS FOR THE US AND WORLD - DISCUSSION WITH PROF. RORY MEDCALF. 9/10, 12:30-1:45pm. Sponsor: Sigur Center, GW. Speaker: Dr. Rory Medcalf, Head of National Security College, Australian National University in Canberra; Moderator: Dr. Benjamin D. Hopkins, Director, Sigur Center for Asian Studies, Associate Professor of History and International Affairs, GW.

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JAPAN’S LEADERSHIP ROLE IN THE INTERNATIONAL ORDER: GLOBAL EXPECTATIONS, DOMESTIC CHALLENGES. 9/10, 2:00-3:00pm. Sponsor: Wilson Center. Speakers: Takamasa Sekine, Associate Professor Nagoya University of Commerce and Business (NUCB); Akai Ohi, Adjunct Lecturer, University of Tokyo; Hosei University, Showa Women’s University; Tobias Harris, Fellow for Economy, Trade, and Business, Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA and Vice President, Japan, Teneo Holdings; Moderator: Shihoko Goto, Senior Associate for Northeast Asia, Asia Program.


PROGRESS AND OBSTACLES IN ADDRESSING WAR LEGACY ISSUES IN SOUTHEAST ASIA. 9/10, 2:30-4:00pm. Sponsor: Stimson. Speakers: Amb. Ha Kim Ngoc, Embassy of Vietnam; Chuck Searcy, Member, Project RENEW, Co-chair, Agent Orange Working Group in Vietnam, Former Intelligence Analyst, Combined Intelligence Center, Vietnam (CICV); Jamie Franklin, Executive Director, Mines Advisory Group; Channapha Khamvongsa, Founder, Executive Director, Legacies of War; Patricia Sheik, Director, Roots of Peace, Former Deputy Adminstrator, Office of Capacity Building and Development, Foreign Agricultural Service.


EVERY DAY IS EXTRA: A CONVERSATION WITH JOHN KERRY. 9/10, 5:30-6:30pm. Sponsor: Carnegie. Speakers: Author John Kerry, Former U.S. Secretary of State, Visiting Distinguished Statesman, Carnegie; William J. Burns, Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, President, Carnegie.

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