Sunday, February 11, 2024

Monday Asia Events February 12, 2024

, HYBRID. Sponsor: Washington International Trade Association. Speakers Include: Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE), Chairman of the Trade Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee; Jay Timmons, President & CEO, National Association of Manufacturers; Heather A. Conley, President, German Marshall Fund of the United States; Eric Farnsworth, Head of the Washington Office of the Council of the Americas and the Americas Society; Ambassador Kurt W. Tong, Managing Partner, The Asia Group, LLC; Florizelle Liser, President & CEO, Corporate Council on Africa.

, 9:00am-2:15pm (EST), HYBRID. Sponsor: CSIS. Speakers: Sung Kim, Former U.S. Special Representative for the DPRK and Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, Senior Advisor, BKL Law Firm and Hyundai Motor Group; Senior Fellow, USC; Sung-han Kim, Former ROK National Security Advisor and Professor, Graduate School of International Studies, Korea University; Masafumi Ishii, Former Ambassador of Japan to Indonesia, Distinguished Visiting Professor, the Faculty of Law, Gakushuin University; Bonny Lin, Director, China Power Project and Senior Fellow, Asian Security, CSIS; Sung Min Cho, Professor, Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies; Rumi Aoyama, Director, Waseda Institute of Contemporary Chinese Studies, and Professor, Waseda University; Kevin Wolf, Former Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration, Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce; Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP; Wonho Yeon, Research Fellow and Head of Economic Security Team, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy; Shihoko Goto, Acting Director, Asia Program and Director for Geoeconomics and Indo-Pacific Enterprise, Wilson Center.

UNDERSTANDING PAKISTAN’S POST-ELECTION ENVIRONMENT. 2/12, 10:00-11:00am (EST), VIRTUAL. Sponsor: Stimson. Speakers: Farhan Hanif Siddiqi, Associate Professor, School of Politics and International Relations at Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad; Niloufer Siddiqui, Assistant Professor of Political Science, State University of NY-Albany; Sarah Khan, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Yale University.

IS THE BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE RESHAPING THE GLOBAL ORDER? 2/12, 11:00am-Noon (EST), VIRTUAL. Sponsor: Wilson Center. Speakers: Simon Curtis, Associate Professor in International Relations, University of Surrey; Ian Klaus, Founding Director, Carnegie California; Former Senior Adviser for Global Cities, US Department of State.

GITA GOPINATH ON THE GLOBAL ECONOMY. 2/12, 11:00-12:00pm (ET), VIRTUAL. Sponsor: Foreign Policy. Speaker: Gita Gopinath, Deputy managing director, International Monetary Fund. 

CHINA’S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MODEL: IMPLICATIONS FOR US-JAPAN RELATIONS. 2/12, Noon-1:00pm (EST), HYBRID. Sponsor: Harvard University. Speaker: Craig Allen, President, US-China Business Council.

IS THE US-CHINA RELATIONSHIP AMERICA’S MOST CONSEQUENTIAL BILATERAL RELATIONSHIP? 2/12, 2:30-3:30pm (EST), VIRTUAL. Sponsor: Brookings Institute. Speakers: Susan A. Thornton, Senior Fellow, Paul Tsai China Center, Yale Law School, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, John L. Thornton China Center; Elizabeth Economy, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution; Graham T. Allison, Douglas Dillon Professor of Government, Harvard University; Josh M. Cartin, Adjunct Professor, Walsh School of Foreign Service - Georgetown University.

KOREA AND TAIWAN IN THE US-CHINA HI-TECH RIVALRY: SPECIAL LECTURE WITH DR. KEUN LEE. 2/12, 3:30-5:00pm (PST), IN PERSON ONLY. Sponsor: University of Washington. Speaker: Keun Lee, Distinguished Professor, Seoul National University (Econ).

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