ASNC 2018 Symposium

Looking Forward: The U.S., Asia and the Next Big Idea

On Tuesday, April 3, 2018, Asia Society Northern California hosted "Looking Forward: The U.S., Asia and the Next Big Idea," a two panel event as the 2018 Symposium. The first panel, "Fireside Chat – The Asia Society and the Asia Pacific" featured Vishakha Desai, President Emerita of Asia Society; Robert Oxnam, President Emeritus of Asia Society; Orville Schell, Arthur Ross Director of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at Asia Society; in conversation with N. Bruce Pickering, Executive Director of Asia Society Northern California. The second panel, "The Next Big Idea from the Asia Pacific" was moderated by Eric Best of Best Parnters SC and he was joined by Peter Calthorpe, Principal, Calthorpe Associates; Jules Korthenhorst, CEO, Rocky Mountain Institute; and Thierry Porte, Managing Director, JC Flowers.

That evening, Asia Society Northern California hosted its 20th Anniversary Annual Dinner and honored Jack Wadsworth, Co-Chairman of the ASNC Advisory Board for 15 years. 

Watch both complete panel discussions below.

Panel 1: Fireside Chat - Asia Society and the Asia Pacific (52 mins., 39 sec).

Panel 2: The Next Big Idea From the Asia Pacific (59 mins., 12 sec).