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With or Without You: How Japan and the United States are Shaping Asian Economic Integration

October 16, 2018 • 9:00 am – 1:30 pm EDT

2018 CSIS-JETRO Conference

The CSIS Japan Chair, the CSIS Simon Chair, and JETRO cordially invite you to join us for the annual CSIS-JETRO conference.

9:00-9:05 Welcoming Remarks
John J. Hamre, President and CEO, CSIS

9:05-9:30 Opening Remarks
Hiroyuki Ishige, Chairman and CEO, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)

9:35-11:05 Perspectives on Asia-Pacific Economic Integration

Yong Wang, Professor, School of International Studies; Director, Center for
International Political Economy, Peking University

Yasuhiko Ota, Editorial Writer, Nikkei Shimbun
Apiradi Tantraporn, Former Minister of Commerce, Thailand
Amy Searight, Senior Adviser and Director, Southeast Asia Program, CSIS
Michael J. Green, Senior Vice President for Asia and Japan Chair, CSIS
11:05-11:15 Break
11:15-12:30 The U.S. Business Perspective
Charles Freeman, Senior Vice President for Asia, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Kristen Silverberg, Managing Director, Institute of International Finance
Barbara Weisel, Managing Director, Rock Creek Global Advisors

Matthew P. Goodman, Senior Vice President; William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy and Senior Adviser for Asian Economics, CSIS

12:30-13:30 Luncheon Address
Julie Chung, Director, Office of Japanese Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Michael J. Green, Senior Vice President for Asia and Japan Chair, CSIS


This event is made possible by the generous support of JETRO.