Sunday, March 20, 2022

Monday Asia Events, March 21, 2022

CHINA, RUSSIA, AND UKRAINE WITH KEVIN RUDD. 3/21, 9:00-9:45am (EDT), LIVE ONLINE. Sponsor: Carnegie Endowment. Speaker: Kevin Rudd, former Australian Prime Minister, Head, Asia Society; Moderator: Aaron David Miller, Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment. 

THE FREE WORLD RALLIES BEHIND UKRAINE—WILL IT BE ENOUGH? 3/21, 9:30am (EDT), ONLINE. Speakers: Melinda Haring, deputy director, Eurasia Center, Atlantic Council; Michael Bociurkiw, nonresident senior fellow, Eurasia Center, Atlantic Council; Ambassador Oleh Shamshur, nonresident senior fellow, Eurasia Center, Atlantic Council, former Ukrainian ambassador to the United States and France; Ambassador Alexander Vershbow, Distinguished Fellow, Atlantic Council, former Deputy Secretary General, NATO; Minister Andriy Zagorodnyuk, Distinguished Fellow, Eurasia Center, Atlantic Council, former Minister of Defense of Ukraine. 

ECONOMY DISRUPTED: THE VIEW FROM FORT WORTH. 3/21, 10:00-11:00am (EDT), WEBCAST. Sponsor: CSIS. Speakers: Mattie Parker, Mayor, Fort Worth; Moderators: Matthew P. Goodman, Senior Vice President, Economics; Sarah Ladislaw, Senior Associate (Non-resident), Energy Security and Climate Change Program. 

THE FUTURE OF US ENERGY PRODUCTION: A CONVERSATION WITH SEN. BILL CASSIDY. 3/21, Noon-1:00pm (EDT), WEBINAR. Sponsor: Hudson. Speakers: Dr. Bill Cassidy, U.S. Senator from Louisiana; Thomas J. Duesterberg, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute. 

CHINA'S PATHWAY TO DECARBONIZATION. 3/21, Noon-1:00pm (EDT), WEBINAR. Sponsor: Belfer Center, Harvard Kennedy School. Speakers: Henry Lee, Director of the Environment and Natural Resources Program and Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; Daniel Schrag, Co-Director, Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program, Harvard University. 

LOOKING FOR THE GOOD WAR: AMERICAN AMNESIA AND THE VIOLENT PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS. 3/21, 4:00-5:30pm (EDT), ZOOM. Sponsors: History and Public Policy Program; Wilson Center. Speaker: author, Elizabeth D. Samet, Professor of English, West Point, Looking for the Good War: American Amnesia and the Violent Pursuit of Happiness.  PURCHASE BOOK

EASING SUPPLY CHAIN BOTTLENECKS FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE. 3/21, 4:45pm (EDT), VIRTUAL. Sponsor: Global Supply Chains Forum, World Trade Organization (WTO). Speakers: Charles (Bud) Darr, Executive Vice President, Maritime Policy and Government Affairs, MSC Group; Clemence Cheng, Managing Director, Europe, Hutchison Ports; Seedy Keita, Minister of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment, The Gambia; Rubana Huq, Managing Director, Mohammadi Group; Victoria Claverie, Head of Trade - Europe, Standard Chartered; Kemvichet Long, Ambassador and Chair, Council for Trade in Services; Luz María de la Mora Sánchez, Undersecretary for Foreign Trade, Secretariat of Economy, Mexico; Young Tae Kim, Secretary General, International Transport Forum; Penny Naas, UPS President for International Public Affairs and Sustainability; Ryan Petersen, CEO, Flexport; Geetha Tharmaratnam, CEO & Founding Partner at Aequalitas Capital Partners; Usha Chandnee Dwarka-Canabady, Ambassador and Incoming Chair, Committee on Trade and Development; Moderators: Alan Beattie, Senior Trade Writer, Financial Times; Adva Saldinger, Senior Reporter, Devex. 

THE FTC RULEMAKING AGENDA—DWINDLED INNOVATION THROUGH REGULATION? 3/21, 5:00-5:45pm (EDT), WEBINAR. Sponsor: Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. Speakers: D. Bruce Hoffman, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb; Timothy J. Muris, Professor of Law, George Mason University Foundation; Aurelien Portuese, Director, Antitrust and Innovation Policy, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation; Maureen K. Ohlhausen, Partner, Baker Botts. 

ALLIANCES AND THE OUTBREAK OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR. 3/21, 6:30-8:00pm (GMT), ONLINE & IN-PERSON, London, UK. Sponsor: IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Speakers: Margaret MacMillan, Engelsberg Chair, IDEAS, LSE, Emeritus Professor, International History, University of Oxford, former Warden, St Antony’s College, University of Oxford; Moderator: Christopher Coker, Director, LSE IDEAS, former Professor, International Relations, LSE. 

CONVERGENCE OR DIVERGENCE?: DECODING THE INDO-PACIFIC STRATEGIES OF CANADA, JAPAN, THE USA, AND EUROPE. 3/21, 7:00-8:30pm (EDT), ONLINE-WEBINAR. Sponsor: Consulate General of Japan in Toronto. Speakers: Akiko Fukushima, Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research; Jonathan T. Fried, Asia Pacific Foundation; Kristi Govella, German Marshall Fund of the United States; Nicolas Véron, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Yves Tiberghien, University of British Columbia; Deanna Horton, University of Toronto. 

RICHARD HAASS IN CONVERSATION WITH PEGGY NOONAN: A WORLD OF GROWING DISARRAY. 3/21, 7:30pm (EDT), ONLINE & IN-PERSON, New York, NY. Sponsor: 92nd Street Y (92Y). Speaker: Dr. Richard Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations; Moderator: Peggy Noonan, Opinion Columnist, Wall Street Journal. fee.

JAPAN'S HIGH-TECH COMPETITIVENESS IN AN ERA OF U.S.-CHINA DECOUPLING. 3/21, 8:00-9:00pm. Sponsor: Harvard University. Speakers: Kazuyuki Motohashi, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, University of Tokyo; Moderator: Christina L. Davis, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Professor of Government, Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University. 

RISING CHINA RISKS TO TAIWAN AMID THE WAR IN UKRAINE: WHAT STRATEGY IS NECESSARY FOR THE U.S.-JAPAN ALLIANCE? 3/21, 8:00-10:00pm (EDT), ZOOM WEBINAR. Sponsor: Japan Forum on International Relations [N.B.: said to be associated with Worldmate, nationalist Japanese organization]. Speakers: Kamiya Matake, Project Leader, Vice President, JFIR, Professor, National Defense Academy of Japan; Sahashi Ryo, Associate Professor, University of Tokyo; Fukuda Madoka, Professor, Hosei University; Oba Mie, Professor, Kanagawa University; Kotani Tetsuo, Professor, Meikai University; Kawashima Shin, Vice Leader, Japanese Research Team, Distinguished Research Fellow, JFIR, Professor, University of Tokyo; Hosoya Yuichi, Vice Leader, Japanese Research Team, Distinguished Research Fellow, JFIR, Professor, Keio University; Patricia Kim, David M. Rubenstein Fellow, John L. Thornton China Center, Center for East Asia Policy Studies, Brookings; Nick Szechenyi, Senior Fellow, Deputy Director, Japan Chair, CSIS; Zack Cooper, Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute (AEI), Co-Director, Alliance for Securing Democracy; James Schoff, Leader, U.S. Research Team, Senior Director, Sasakawa Peace Foundation. 

IDENTIFYING AND COUNTERING CHINA’S GLOBAL DIGITAL STRATEGY (SEOUL). 3/22, 9:00-10:40am (Seoul), 3/21, 8:00-9:35pm (EDT), WEBINAR. Sponsor: National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR), Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security (IFANS). Speakers: Joonkoo Yoo, Research Professor, Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security; Emily de la Bruyère, Non-resident Fellow, National Bureau of Asian Research; Karen Sutter, Senior Analyst, U.S.-China trade, investment, and economic issues; HyoYoung Lee, Assistant Professor, Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security; JinBaek Choi, Research Professor, Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security; Nigel Cory, Associate Director, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation; Alison Szalwinski, Vice President of Research, National Bureau of Asian Research. 

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