December Events You Won't Want to Miss at Asia Society

Clockwise, from top left: Larry Summers, Samuel J. Locklear III, Thaksin Shinawatra, Gary Locke, George Stephanopoulos, Orville Schell, and Margaret Chan.

December at Asia Society is shaping up to be quite a month, with A-list events across our global network. From policy to business to security to health, some of the biggest names in their respective fields will speak to Asia Society audiences in New York, Hong Kong, and Washington, D.C.

Can't make it to one of the programs listed below? Don't fret. Video of many Asia Society programs are streamed live, and almost all are available on-demand on our website the following day.

Please mark your calendars for:

December 5, 6 p.m., New York
Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers shares his views on the global economic outlook in the wake of the 2012 U.S. election.
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December 6, 11 a.m., Washington, D.C.
Admiral Samuel J. Locklear III — making his first public address to Washington audiences as Commander of the U.S. Pacific Command — offers his perspective on the U.S.'s strategic Asia-Pacific "rebalance."
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December 11, 12:30 p.m., Hong Kong
Thaksin Shinawatra, former Prime Minster of Thailand (and brother of the country's current PM), visits Asia Society Hong Kong for an off-the-record President's Circle discussion.
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December 17, 5 p.m., New York
We launch our Asia: Beyond the Headlines series with U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke, who will join ABC News' George Stephanopoulos and Asia Society's own Orville Schell in a wide-ranging discussion about China's recent leadership transition.
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December 20, 12:30 p.m., Hong Kong
World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan discusses the challenges of fighting global infectious diseases in an increasingly interdependent world.
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Please check our global events calendar for details on all global Asia Society programming. And please leave a comment below with any questions or suggestions you may have regarding events at any of our 11 locations worldwide.

Finally, we leave you with a question: Who would you like to see appear at Asia Society in 2013?

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Dan Washburn is Asia Society's Chief Content Officer. The Financial Times named his book, The Forbidden Game: Golf and the Chinese Dream, one of the best of 2014.