- Post-Crisis China: A look at China’s economic performance and other developments in the wake of the global economic crisis; its relationship with the United States; its growing role in the Asia Pacific; and its increasing impact on every corner of the world.
- Business as Usual? Lessons from the Global Economic Crisis: Will Asia Pacific countries move away from trade-dependence toward more focus on domestic consumption? This track will look at trade and economies in the region as well as new and sustainable business models.
- Pandemics, Climate Change, Energy Security and other Challenges: What role will the region play in climate change post-Copenhagen Climate Conference? How will countries handle the next deadly pandemic? This track will cover a variety of important and evolving issues.
- Obama in Asia/Regional Updates: Speakers and panels will look at politics, new leadership, security, terrorism and other issues in South Asia, Southeast Asia and Northeast Asia; and relationships being forged in the region by the Obama Administration.
- Searching for New Media Models: What business models will thrive in the Internet age? How will quality journalism be maintained? This track will focus on the new media challenges as well as the old ones that have faced journalists everywhere: how to report and survive conflicts, threats to media freedom, expanding and improving coverage with shrinking budgets.
- Media Workshops: Internet journalism, social networking as a reporting tool, branding, investigative reporting, health reporting, conflict reporting, covering China, and more.