Congressman Joaquin Castro: Asia and the Rise of China


Asia Briefing

Breakfast available from 8:00 AM
Discussion begins at 8:30 AM

Asia Society is delighted to host the Hon. Joaquin Castro (D-Texas), for a discussion on one of the most consequential events today — the rise of China. He will also share his perspectives on U.S. priorities in Asia, ranging from North Korea and Japan, to cyber issues, diplomacy, and economic development.

He draws from his experience as a third-term member of Congress. He’s the only Democrat to serve on both the House Intelligence and Foreign Affairs Committees, and is founding co-chair of the Congressional U.S.-Japan Caucus and the Congressional Caucus on ASEAN.


Congressman Joaquin Castro

The Hon. Joaquin Castro represents Texas’ 20th district in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Congressman also hosts “The Diplomatic Cable,” a foreign policy podcast available on iTunes, Spotify and Google Play.

Charles Rockefeller

Charles Rockefeller (opening remarks) is Head of Partnerships, Composite Apps. Inc. He is a Trustee of the Asia Society, and a member of the President’s Council of the University of Tokyo.

Tom Nagorski

Tom Nagorski (moderator) is Executive Vice President of Asia Society. He joined the Asia Society following a three-decade career in journalism—having served most recently as Managing Editor for International Coverage at ABC News.

This program is made possible through the generous support of the Nicholas and Sheila Platt Endowment for Public Policy.

Event Details

Fri 05 Oct 2018
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Asia Society
725 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021

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