Monday, May 16, 2022

Monday Asia Events May 16, 2022

, 8:30-11:00am (EDT), WEBINAR or IN PERSON, Washington DC. Sponsor: US-Taiwan Business Council; Brookings. Speakers: Ryan Hass, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for East Asia Policy Studies, John L. Thornton China Center, Yale Law School; Yun Sun, Nonresident Fellow, Global Economy and Development, Africa Growth Initiative; Matthew Goodman, William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy and Senior Adviser for Asian Economics, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Syaru Shirley Lin, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for East Asia Policy Studies; Rupert Hammond-Chambers, President, U.S.-Taiwan Business Council; Maryam Cope, Head of U.S. Government Affairs, ASML; Julie G. Welch, Vice President, Government Affairs, Asia Pacific, Qualcomm; Patrick Wilson, Vice President, Government Affairs, MediaTek. 

GLOBAL AGREEMENT ON PLASTIC POLLUTION AND ACCELERATING U.S. AND JAPANESE ACTION. 5/16, 9:00-10:30am (EDT), WEBINAR. Sponsors: China Environment Forum; Science and Technology Innovation Program; Environmental Change and Security Program. Speakers: Felipe E. Victoria, Senior Manager for International Plastics Policy; Vien Tran, Vietnam Senior Manager at Ocean Conservancy; Hiroshi Ono, Director-General, Global Environment Bureau, Ministry of Environment; Ko Morishita, Director, Global Environment Division, International Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Go Kobayashi, Principal Coordinator for International Affairs, Office for Policies Against Marine Plastic Pollution, Environmental Management Bureau, Ministry of Environment; Larke Williams, Foreign Affairs Officer, Waste Management Team Lead, Office of Environmental Quality (OES/ENV); U.S. Department of State; Atsushi Sunami, President of Sasakawa Peace Foundation, and Adjunct Professor, Executive Advisor to the President, and Director of the Science for RE-designing Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (SciREX) Center in Japan. 

SCHRIEVER SPACEPOWER FORUM: LT GEN STEPHEN WHITING. 5/16, 9:00am (EDT), ZOOM WEBINAR. Sponsor: Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies. Speaker: Lt Gen Stephen Whiting, Commander of Space Operations Command.

THE DISINFORMATION GOVERNANCE BOARD: FRIEND OR FOE TO FREEDOM? 5/16, Noon-1:00pm (EDT), WEBINAR. Sponsor: Hudson Institute. Speakers: Robert McDowell, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute; Nadine Strossen, John Marshall Harlan II Professor of Law, Emerita at New York Law School; Robert Corn-Revere, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; Michael W. McConnell, Richard and Frances Mallery Professor and Director of Constitutional Law Center, Stanford Law School, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution. 

INDIA AND THE SINO-RUSSIAN REORDER IN EURASIA. 5/16, Noon-1:00pm (EDT), IN-PERSON & VIRTUAL. Sponsor: East-West Center in Washington (EWCW). Speakers: Dr. Jagannath P. Panda, Head, Stockholm Centre for South Asian and Indo-Pacific Affairs (SCSA-IPA) Institute for Security & Development Policy (ISDP), Sweden and Dr. Satu P. Limaye, Vice President, East-West Center & Director, East-West Center in Washington. 

THE GREAT EXPERIMENT: A BOOK EVENT WITH YASCHA MOUNK. 5/16, 12:30-1:30pm (EDT), WEBCAST. Sponsor: AEI. Speakers: Stan Veuger, Senior Fellow, AEI; author, Yascha Mounk, Associate Professor of the Practice of International Affairs, Johns Hopkins University; Shikha Dalmia, Visiting Fellow, Program on Pluralism and Civil Exchange, Mercatus Center; Nicholas Eberstadt, Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy, AEI; Yuval Levin, Director, Social, Cultural, and Constitutional Studies, AEI.  PURCHASE BOOK:

ANTITRUST LAW AND BIG TECH: PRESENT AND FUTURE. 5/16, 1:00pm (EDT), WEBINAR. Sponsor: R Street. Speakers: George Slover, Senior Counsel for Competition Policy, Center for Democracy and Technology; Alden Abbott, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center; Daniel Hanley, Senior Legal Analyst, Open Markets Institute; Christopher Yoo, Professor, University of Pennsylvania Law School. 

ON THE FUTURE OF THE MARINE CORPS: DEBATING FORCE DESIGN 2023. 5/16, 1:00-2:00pm (EDT), WEBINAR. Sponsor: CSIS. Speakers: Hon Dov S. Zakheim, Former Secretary of Defense (Comptroller); Hon. Robert Work, Former Deputy Secretary of Defense; Paul Van Riper, LtGen, USMC (Retired), Former Commander, Marine Corps Combat Development Command; Anthony Zinni, Gen, USMC (Retired), Former Commander, Central Command (CENTCOM). 

CHINA’S HUMAN CAPITAL LANDSCAPE. 5/16, 1:30-2:30pm (EDT), WEBINAR. Sponsor: CSIS. Speakers: Ryan Hass, Senior Fellow, Michael H. Armacost Chair in the Foreign Policy Program, Brookings; Emily S. Weinstein, Research fellow, Center for Security and Emerging Technology, Georgetown University; Leta Hong Fincher, Author, Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China.  PURCHASE BOOK:

U.S. FOREIGN POLICY AND THE AMERICAN VOTER WITH DAVID AXELROD. 5/16, 2:00-3:00pm (EDT), WEBINAR. Sponsor: Carnegie. Speakers: David Axelrod, Founder and Director, Institute of Politics, University of Chicago. Aaron David Miller, Senior Fellow, Carnegie. 

WHO WINS? WHO LOSES? THE SIX FACES OF GLOBALIZATION AND WHY IT MATTERS. 5/16, 4:00-5:00pm (EDT), WEBINAR. Sponsor: CSIS. Speakers: Nicolas Lamp, Associate Professor, Queen's University; Anthea Roberts, Professor and Director, CIGJ Centre for International Governance and Justice (CIGJ), Australia National University. 

Sunday, May 8, 2022

Monday Asia Events May 9, 2022

STRENGTHENING THE U.S.-JAPAN ALLIANCE: PERSPECTIVE FROM TWO AMBASSADORS. 5/9, 7:30-8:30am (EDT), ONLINE EVENT. Sponsor: CSIS. Speakers: Rahm Emanuel, U.S. Ambassador to Japan; Tomita Koji, Ambassador of Japan to the United States; Michael J. Green, Senior Vice President for Asia, Japan Chair, and Henry A. Kissinger Chair. s

REALIZING WOMEN, PEACE & SECURITY IN UKRAINE. 5/9, 10:00-11:30am (EDT), ONLINE EVENT. Sponsor: Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, GTU. Speakers: Amb. Oksana Markarova, Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States; Helga Schmid, Secretary General of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE); Yevheniia Kravchuk, Member of the Parliament of Ukraine (Verkhovna Rada); Olha Aivazovska, Chairwoman of the Board, Civil Network OPORA; Kateryna Cherepakha, President, La Strada Ukraine; Natalia Karbowska, Director of Strategic Development, Ukrainian Women’s Fund; Moderator: Amb. Melanne Verveer, Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security.

DEFENSE TRANSFORMATION IN JAPAN? EXAMINING THE LDP’S RECOMMENDATIONS. 5/9, Noon-12:30pm (EDT). Sponsor: Hudson. Speakers: Itsunori Onodera, Former Defense Minister, Japan, Member, House of Representatives of Japan; Masahisa Sato, Former State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Japan; Takashi Yamashita, Former Minister of Justice, Japan; Moderator: Kenneth R. Weinstein, Walter P. Stern Distinguished Fellow, Hudson Institute. 

UNITED STATES, EUROPE, AND JAPAN: TRILATERAL COOPERATION IN THE INDO-PACIFIC. 5/9, 3:30-4:45pm (EDT), CSIS Headquarters / Live Webcast. Sponsors: CSIS; Centre for Security, Diplomacy and Strategy (CSDS), Vrije Universiteit Brussel’s School of Governance. Speakers: Yuichi Hosoya, Professor of International Politics, University of Keio; Eva Pejsova, Senior Japan Fellow, CSDS; Luis Simon, Director, CSDS; Pierre Morcos, Visiting Fellow, Europe, Russia, and Eurasia Program; Michael J. Green, Senior Vice President for Asia, Japan Chair, and Henry A. Kissinger Chair; Max Bergmann, Director, Europe Program. 

HOLDING TOGETHER: THE HIJACKING OF RIGHTS IN AMERICA AND HOW TO RECLAIM THEM FOR EVERYONE. 5/9, 5:00-6:00pm (EDT), ZOOM. Sponsor: Freedom House. Speakers: Sushma Raman, Author and Executive Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University; John Shattuck, Author, Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and Senior Fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University. Moderator: Nicole Bibbins Sedaca, Executive Vice President for Strategy and Programs at Freedom House.  PURCHASE BOOK: