PECC 20th General Meeting 2011

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STATE OF THE REGION

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

The Madison Hotel, 1177 15th Street, Washington, DC

Opening Dinner*

Speaker: Deputy US Trade Representative Demetrios Marantis

 

Thursday, September 29, 2011

 

AGENDA

8:00 a.m.

 

Registration and Coffee

 

8:30 a.m.

Dolley Madison

Ballroom

 

Introductions and Opening Remarks

Charles E. Morrison, Co-Chair, PECC and President, East-West Center

Jusuf Wanandi, Co-Chair, PECC and Co-Founder and Vice Chair, Board of Trustees, Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Foundation, Jakarta, Indonesia

 

8:45 a.m.

Dolley Madison

Ballroom

 

Asia Pacific Regional Outlook -- Session Summary

Moderator:

Zou Mingrong, Executive Vice Chairman, China National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (CNCPEC)

Speakers:

Overview and Forecast

Roberto Cardarelli, Senior Economist, IMF Research Department

Cardarelli PPT

 

State of the Region Report

Yuen Pau Woo, President, Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, and PECC Coordinator for the State of the Region Report

Woo.PPT

SOTR Supplement: Trans-Pacific Energy

       

10:00 a.m.

Dolley Madison

Ballroom

 

Opening Address -- Speech & Questions

Hon. Kurt Campbell, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs

Introduced by: Charles E. Morrison, Co-Chair, PECC and President, East-West Center

 

10:30 a.m.

 1. Adams

2. Mount Vernon Salon A

3. Mount Vernon Salon B

 

Concurrent Sessions

1. Enabling 21st Century Services in the Asia Pacific

Shepherd PPT

Drake-Brockman PPT, Pasadilla PPT

2. The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Views from the Inside and the Outside

Imamura PPT, Cai PPT, Lim PPT

3. Paths to Inclusive Growth

Lu PPT, Horioka PPT, Watson PPT

 

 

12:00 p.m.

Dolley Madison

Ballroom

 

Luncheon -- Speech & Questions

Hon. Francisco J. Sanchez, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade

Introduced by: Manfred Wilhelmy, Director, Chile Pacific Foundation and Chair, Chilean National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (CHILPEC)

Sanchez speech

 

2:00 p.m.

Dolley Madison

Ballroom

 

Regional Dynamics -- Session Summary

Moderator:

Tan Khee Giap, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore; and Chairman, Singapore National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (SINCPEC)

Speakers:

The Emerging Role of Bilateral Free Trade Deals in the Asia-Pacific

Michael Moore, Ambassador of New Zealand to the United States, former Secretary General, World Trade Organization (WTO)

Moore speech

The New Regional Energy Equation

Kevin Jianjun Tu, Senior Associate, Carnegie Energy and Climate Program

Tu PPT

Regional Challenges in Structural Unemployment

David Hong, President, Taiwan Institute of Economic Research and Vice Chair, Chinese Taipei Pacific Economic Cooperation Committee (CTPECC)

Hong PPT

 

3:30 p.m.

Dolley Madison

Ballroom

 

The Future of Regional Economic Cooperation -- Session Summary

Moderator:

Charles E. Morrison, Co-Chair, PECC and President, East-West Center

Speakers:

APEC

Kurt Tong, US Senior Official for Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation

East Asia Summit

Jusuf Wanandi, Co-Chair, PECC and Co-Founder and Vice Chair, Board of Trustees, Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Foundation, Jakarta, Indonesia

Wanandi.EAS.paper

ASEAN-Plus Three

Narongchai Akrasanee, former Minister of Commerce and Chair, Thailand National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (TNCPEC)

Narongchai.PPT

Asia in the G-20

C. Fred Bergsten, Director, Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics

 

4:45 p.m.

Dolley Madison

Ballroom

 

Conclusion

Jusuf Wanandi

Charles E. Morrison

 

For speaker biographies, please click here.

The 20th General Meeting of PECC is sponsored by the East-West Center.