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The United States and Asia in a Time of Change

Inaugural Global Forum organized by George Washington University

During this time of international change and policy challenges, the George Washington University Global Forum will bring together leading GW faculty, acclaimed alumni and noted experts from Asia to exchange insights into current and foreign political, economic, business, security and foreign policy issues. The GW Global Forum will allow participants to listen and contribute to the latest thinking on the most pressing issues facing the United States and Asia today.

Presentations by Keynote Speakers and Panel Discussions:

Economic and Business Trends in the Asia-Pacific Region
U.S. Foreign Policy in Asia
International Security Issues

Speakers include:

Ambassador Susan Schwab, former U.S. Trade Representative
Admiral William Owens, Chairman, AEA Investors Asia & former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Ambassador Ralph Boyce, President, Boeing Southeast Asia & former U.S. Ambassador to Thailand and Indonesia
Dr. Michael Brown, Dean of Elliott School of International Affairs
Dr. Susan Phillips, Dean of GW School of Business & Professor of Finance
Dr. David Shambaugh, Professor of International Affairs, Director of China Policy Program, Elliott School of International Affairs
Professor Frank Sesno, GW Professor of Public Policy and Communication
Dr. Chu Shulong, Professor, School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Dr. Koji Murata, Professor of International Security Studies, Doshisha University, Japan
Dr. Ya-Qin Zhang, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft China
William Ireton, President, Warner Entertainment, Japan
Christopher Fussner, President of TransTechnology, Singapore

For more information and to register, please go to http://alumni.gwu.edu/programs/intl/globalforum/.


Event Details

Sat 14 Nov 2009
3:00am - 12:00pm

Island Shangri La Hotel, Pacific Place, Admiralty Hong Kong

$780 Asia Society members/ GW Alumni