Briefings at the US-Asia Institute cover a variety of subjects with participants from various fields regarding issues significant to U.S.-Asia relations. Generally, all briefings are off-the-record in order to facilitate open and candid discussion. Upcoming briefings will be made known via our mailing list and the homepage of our website.
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ASEAN: One Vision, One Identity, One Community with Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy A historic overview of ASEAN and what implications ASEAN has for the region given by Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy, former Ambassador to China, Singapore, and Indonesia, and founding Director Emeritus at the Wilson Center’s Kissinger Institute on China and the United States. Thursday,...Read More
On Friday morning, May 11th, USAI welcomed a delegation of visitors from Tibet. This breakfast brought together Congressional staff from DC and government officials from Tibet. The Americans had a chance to learn about Tibet’s geography, agricultural products, travel and demography. They were eager to learn more about Tibet’s political and cultural landscape from those who actually...Read More
USAI hosted an informative and engaging dialogue on Friday afternoon, May 11th. Chinese foreign policy experts and division heads from the Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS) met with American foreign policy experts for a lively roundtable discussion. They raised hopes and concerns for partnerships between the US and China, and they weighed the potential impact of...Read More
The 116th Congressional Staff Delegation to China, organized by the US-Asia Institute and the Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs (CPIFA) visited Beijing, Shanghai, and Ningxia from March 27th to April 5th, 2018. This delegation was comprised of Press Secretaries and Communications Directors. Welcome Back! Read More
The 115th Congressional Staff Delegation to China, organized by the US-Asia Institute and the Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs (CPIFA) visited Beijing, Guilin, and Shanghai from November 27th to December 7th, 2017. This delegation was comprised of District and State Directors from around the country.Read More
The US-Asia Institute hosted Mine to Ours: A Global Perspective on the Sharing Economy. For this briefing, the Institute recruited panelists from Airbnb China, the Consumer Technology Association, and Heritage Foundation and the Internet Education Foundation to discuss the benefits and challenges created by embracing a, internet-based sector of economy.Read More
On October 13, the US-Asia Institute was pleased to co-host a Capitol Hill Forum with the Asian Development Bank for a discussion on sustainable development via Public-Private Partnerships (PPP). Read More
About The Series: The US-Asia Institute in partnership with the US-Japan Caucus, and with the help of Sasakawa USA hosted the Inaugural Japan 101 Seminar Series in the summer of 2017. This year, more than 200 congressional staff attended at least one Japan 101 seminar. Nearly 60 staffers received a Professional Development Certificate from USAI...Read More