Video On Demand

Asian Architecture Conference

October 16, 2019 • 9:00 am – 3:00 pm EDT
Please join CSIS as we preview key issues that will be on the agenda for leaders participating in November’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum and East Asia Summit (EAS), as well as broader trends in multilateral structures in the Asia-Pacific.

9:20 a.m. - Welcoming Remarks
 
Dr. Amy Searight
Senior Adviser and Director, Southeast Asia Program
Center for Strategic and International Studies
 
Opening Keynote
 
Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA)
Chair, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Foreign Affairs
U.S. House of Representatives
 
Introduction: 
Monica Hardy Whaley
President
National Center for APEC
 
10:00 a.m. - Beyond the Bogor Goals: APEC’s Role in a Turbulent Economic Atmosphere
 
Sandra Oudkirk
U.S. Senior Official for APEC and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs
U.S. Department of State
 
H.E. Rosemary Banks
Ambassador
Embassy of New Zealand

Richard Cantor
Chief of Credit Risk
Moody’s Corporation
 
Ito Sadanori
Special Advisor to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Japan and Director, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) New York

Moderator: 
William Reinsch
Senior Adviser and Scholl Chair in International Business
Center for Strategic and International Studies
 
11:15 a.m. Coffee Break
 
11:30 a.m. - Strategic Priorities for the East Asia Summit
 
Boosara Kanchanalai
Minister
Royal Thai Embassy
 
David Nakamura
White House Reporter
The Washington Post
                                   
Malcolm Cook
Senior Fellow
ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute
 
Dhruva Jaishankar
Director of the US Initiative
Observer Research Foundation
 
Moderator:
Dr. Amy E. Searight
Senior Adviser and Director, Southeast Asia Program
Center for Strategic and International Studies
 
12:45 p.m. - Lunch Served
 
2:00 p.m. - Armchair Discussion
 
Takehiko Nakao
President
Asian Development Bank
 
Moderator:
Matthew P. Goodman
Senior Vice President and Simon Chair in Political Economy
Center for Strategic and International Studies

The conference is made possible with support from the Government of Japan, the National Center for APEC, and the Asian Development Bank.

Takehiko Nakao

President, Asian Development Bank

Rep. Ami Bera

U.S. House of Representatives

Sandra Oudkirk

U.S. Senior Official for APEC and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs

H.E. Rosemary Banks

Ambassador to the United States, New Zealand

Boosara Kanchanalai

Minister, Deputy Chief of Mission, Royal Thai Embassy

Ito Sadanori

Special Advisor to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Japan and Director, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) New York

David Nakamura

Washington Post

Malcolm Cook

ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute

Dhruva Jaishankar

Director of the US Initiative, Observer Research Foundation

Amy Searight