RSIS-EWCW Conference on "Asia Matters: U.S.-Indo Pacific Relations at the 13th East Asia Summit"

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When: Nov 14 2018 - 10:30am until Nov 14 2018 - 1:00pm
Where: Marina Mandarin Singapore, Vanda Ballroom
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RSIS-EWCW Conference on "Asia Matters: U.S.-Indo Pacific Relations at the 13th Annual East Asia Summit"

When: Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Marina Mandarin Singapore, Vanda Ballroom

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The 13th Annual East Asia Summit (EAS) hosted by Singapore provides an opportunity to take stock of current U.S. Indo Pacific relations. To kick off this event, a senior United States government official will deliver a keynote address on U.S. relations with the Indo-Pacific at a critical time in the region. The keynote will be followed by a discussion of the latest Asia Matters for America/America Matters for Asia report by Dr. Satu Limaye of the East-West Center in Washington and a panel discussion on commercial, diplomatic, and security elements of U.S.-Indo Pacific relations. The newly updated booklet and corresponding state and Congressional district one-page connection summaries can be accessed and downloaded online on the day of the event at: AsiaMattersforAmerica.org.

10:30 AM: Welcome Remarks

  • Professor Joseph Liow, Professor of Comparative and International Politics; Dean, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies; and Dean, College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

10:40 AM: Keynote Address

  • USG Senior Official

10:50 AM: Presentation of Asia Matters for America and Website Demonstration

  • Dr. Satu Limaye, Director, East-West Center in Washington

11:10 AM: Panel Discussion and Q&A Session: "Regional Security and the Role of the United States"

The United States continues to play a vital role in regional security through a variety of roles and activities such as forward deployed forces, alliances, and partnerships, diplomacy on key regional issues and economic development. At a time when there are important shifts in Indo-Pacific regional dynamics, what new contributions can the U.S. make to the Indo-Pacific region?

  • Associate Professor Ang Chen Guan, Head of Graduate Studies, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (Moderator)

  • Professor Tommy Koh, Ambassador-At-Large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore; Special Adviser, Institute of Policy Studies; and Chairman, Centre for International Law, National University of Singapore

  • Ambassador Michael W. Michalak, Senior Vice President and Regional Managing Director; US-ASEAN Business Council

  • Subject Matter Expert (to be confirmed)

12:10 - 1:00 PM: Lunch and Neworking 

 


Primary Contact Info:
Name: Karen A. Mascariñas
Phone: 202.327.9758