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The 2013 ASEAN 101 Briefing Series

There are numerous issues surrounding Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region, which consists of Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam. How do issues in this region affect the United States? To raise awareness, the US-Asia Institute, together with the US-ASEAN Business Council organized a four part series to highlight key aspects of the US-ASEAN relationship: A Capitol Hill Forum on ASEAN. Each part of the series brought together a panel of ASEAN Ambassadors, academics, and private sector leaders.

Past Topics

Apr 15

2013

Part 1: The U.S. Rebalance, ASEAN Centrality and the South China Sea

Monday,1:30-3:00 PM
  • Panelists:

    His Excellency Nguyen Quoc Cuong, (Ambassador from Vietnam)
    Mr. Ernest Z. Bower, (Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies, CSIS)

  • Moderated by:

    Mr. Ben Dolven, Specialist in Asian Affairs, Congressional Research Service.

May 13

2013

Part 2: The Role of Southeast Asia in the US Recovery: US...

Monday,1:30-3:00 PM
  • Panelists:

    His Excellency Nguyen Quoc Cuong, (Ambassador from Vietnam)
    Mr. Ernest Z. Bower, (Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies, CSIS)

  • Moderated by:

    Mr. Ben Dolven, Specialist in Asian Affairs, Congressional Research Service.

Jun 4

2013

Part 3: Economics and Trade: Key Trade Negotiations in the Southeast Asia Region

Monday,1:30-3:00 PM
  • Panelists:

    His Excellency Othman Hashim, Ambassador of Malaysia to the United States
    Ambassador Alan Wolff, Chairman, National Foreign Trade Council
    Mr. Jason Kearns, Chief International Trade Counsel (Democratic Staff), House Ways and Means Committee
    Ms. Kimberley Claman, Senior Vice President, International Government Affairs, Citi Bank
    Ms. Simonetta Verdi, Manager, International Strategy and Trade, Ford Motor Company

  • Moderated by:

    Mr. Mark Mealy, Vice President, Policy, US-ASEAN Business Council

Jun 17

2013

Part 4: The Future of US-ASEAN Relations

Monday,11:30AM-1:30 PM

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