Video On Demand

Energy Investment and Infrastructure in Asia

July 18, 2019 • 8:45 – 11:30 am EDT
The CSIS Energy & National Security Program is pleased to invite you to a conference on energy investment and infrastructure in Asia. 

This conference will feature discussions on shared interests from U.S. and regional leaders in Asia's energy future and energy dynamics across the region, including how the energy trade map is changing.  The conference will include U.S. government, private sector, and other expert views on advances in the electric power sector, possible avenues for regional collaboration with the United States, and opportunities for governments and the private sector to advance developments on the energy agenda.



Keynote: U.S. Interests in Asia
Senator Cory Gardner, CO-R; Frank Fannon, U.S Department of State

The Role of Government Policy and Initiatives
Gloria Steele, USAID; James Sullivan, International Trade Administration; Takeshi Komoto, Embassy of Japan; Nguyen Dang Trung, Embassy of Vietnam; Arunish Chawla, Embassy of India in the United States​

Energy Trends in the Region
David Turk, IEA; Clay Nesler, Johnson Controls; Khary Cauthen, Cheniere Energy; Todd Abrajano, Deputy Director (Acting), U.S. Trade and Development Agency; Tommy Joyce, U.S. Department of Energy

This event is made possible by general support to CSIS and the CSIS Energy & National Security Program.
Sarah Ladislaw

Sarah Ladislaw

Former Senior Associate (Non-resident), Energy Security and Climate Change Program
Chairman, Subcommittee on East Asia, The Pacific and International Cybersecurity Policy; and Chairman, Subcommittee on Energy
Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Energy Resources, U.S. Department of State
Assistant Administrator (Acting), U.S. Agency for International Development

Takeshi Komoto

Minister (Economy, Trade, Industry, and Energy), Embassy of Japan in the United States
Head of Strategic Initiatives Office, International Energy Agency
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Services, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce
Deputy Director (Acting), U.S. Trade and Development Agency

Clay Nesler

Vice President, Global Sustainability and Regulatory Affairs, Johnson Controls

Khary Cauthen

Vice President, Federal Government Affairs, Cheniere Energy

Nguyen Dang Trung

Counselor, Head of Economics Division, Embassy of Vietnam in the United States

Arunish Chawla

Minister (Economic), Embassy of India in the United States

Tommy Joyce

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Global Energy Security and Multilateral Affairs, Office of International Realtions, U.S. Department of Energy

Nikos Tsafos