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The 2017 ASEAN 101 Briefing Series

From June 8 to June 22, 2017, the US-Asia Institute hosted the inaugural series of ASEAN 101 Briefings. The three-session series, held in partnership with the Congressional Caucus on ASEAN, brought experts to Capitol Hill to introduce and discuss critical aspects of the Southeast Asian nations and their economic and strategic significance to Congressional staff members.

Jun 8


Session 1: ASEAN- A Key Partner in the Asia/Pacific

Thursday,1 - 2pm
  • Panelists:

    Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy
    Founding Director and Distinguished Scholar
    Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
    Woodrow Wilson Center

Jun 15


Session 2: ASEAN- A Growing Economic Presence

Thursday,1 - 2pm
  • Panelists:

    Mr. Ernest Z. Bower
    President and CEO, BowerAsiaGroup
    Former President, US-ASEAN Business Council
    Former Senior Advisor and Director, CSIS Southeast Asia Program

Jun 22


Session 3: The Strategic Importance of the ASEAN Partnership

Thursday,1 - 2pm
  • Panelists:

    Mr. Brian Harding
    Director, East and Southeast Asia Program
    Center for American Progress