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Indo-Pacific Forecast 2023

January 12, 2023 • 8:00 – 11:00 am EST

What is the outlook for U.S.-China relations?  Which of the U.S. alliance networks in the Indo-Pacific is most promising?  Will IPEF thrive?  Join CSIS experts to explore these and other questions during our annual preview of political, security, and economic developments across the Indo-Pacific region.


Agenda

8:00-8:05 - Welcoming Remarks

Victor Cha
Senior Vice President for Asia and Korea Chair

8:05-8:45 - Roundtable Discussion: Networking in the Indo-Pacific

Kurt Campbell
Deputy Assistant to the President and Coordinator for Indo-Pacific Affairs, National Security Council

Taeyong Cho
Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the United States

Jose Manuel G. Romualdez
Ambassador of the Philippines to the United States

Moderated by

Nicholas Szechenyi
Senior Fellow, Japan Chair and Deputy Director for Asia, CSIS

8:45-8:50 - Break

8:50-9:35 - Panel I: China

Jude Blanchette
Freeman Chair in China Studies, CSIS

Scott Kennedy
Senior Adviser and Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics, CSIS

Bonny Lin
Director, China Power Project and Senior Fellow, Asian Security, CSIS

Lily McElwee
Fellow, Freeman Chair in China Studies and CSIS-Chumir Global Dialogue, CSIS

Moderated by

Nicholas Szechenyi
Senior Fellow, Japan Chair and Deputy Director for Asia, CSIS

9:35-9:40 - Break

9:40-10:25 - Panel II: Allies and Partners

Charles Edel
Australia Chair and Senior Adviser, CSIS

Christopher Johnstone
Senior Adviser and Japan Chair, CSIS

Ellen Kim
Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, Korea Chair, CSIS

Yuko Nakano
Fellow, Japan Chair, and Associate Director, U.S.-Japan Strategic Leadership Program, CSIS

Greg Poling
Senior Fellow and Director, Southeast Asia Program and Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative, CSIS

Moderated by

Victor Cha
Senior Vice President for Asia and Korea Chair, CSIS

10:25-10:30 - Break

10:30-11:15 - Panel III: Economics and Trade

William A. Reinsch
Senior Adviser and Scholl Chair in International Business, CSIS

Matthew Goodman
Senior Vice President for Economics, CSIS

Erin Murphy
Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, Economics Program, CSIS

Raymond Vickery
Senior Associate (Non-Resident), Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies, CSIS

Moderated by

Emily Benson
Senior Fellow, Scholl Chair in International Business, CSIS

11:15 - Adjourn

This event is made possible through general support to the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

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Victor Cha
Senior Vice President for Asia and Korea Chair
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Emily Benson
Senior Fellow, Scholl Chair in International Business
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Scott Kennedy
Senior Adviser and Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics
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Ellen Kim
Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, Korea Chair
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Bonny Lin
Director, China Power Project and Senior Fellow, Asian Security
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Lily McElwee
Fellow, Freeman Chair in China Studies and CSIS-Chumir Global Dialogue
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Erin L. Murphy
Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, Economics Program
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Yuko Nakano
Fellow, Japan Chair, and Associate Director, U.S.-Japan Strategic Leadership Program
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Gregory B. Poling
Senior Fellow and Director, Southeast Asia Program and Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative
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Raymond Vickery
Senior Associate (Non-resident), Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies

Kurt Campbell

Deputy Assistant to the President and Coordinator for Indo-Pacific Affairs, National Security Council