Since 2011, the annual CSIS South China Sea Conference has brought together a group of all-star speakers from the United States and throughout the region, including from various claimant countries. Panelists address recent developments and their implications for the rule of law in the region and the strategic balance of power.
Past keynote speakers have included Senator John McCain, Representative Randy Forbes, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia and the Pacific Daniel Russel, former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia and the Pacific Kurt Campbell, and Assistant Secretary for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs Randall G. Schriver.
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Event by Gregory B. Poling , Jude Blanchette , Christopher B. Johnstone , Charles Edel , Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA) , Jung Pak , Shuxian Luo , and Yohanes Sulaiman , Nguyen Thi Lan Anh , Neil Silva , Nathan Nagy , Ely Ratner , Charmaine Misalucha-Willoughby , Hunter Stires , Masashi Murano , Darshana Baruah , Bec Strating , Bonnie Glaser — July 26, 2022
Transcript — July 26, 2022
Event by Huong Le Thu , Gregory B. Poling , Pooja Bhatt , Tetsuo Kotani , and Alessio Patalano — October 8, 2021
Event by Gregory B. Poling , Bich T. Tran , Blake Herzinger , and Michael Dahm — September 23, 2021
Event by Gregory B. Poling , Ian Storey , Maria Pia Benosa , and Yan Yan — August 24, 2021
Event by Gregory B. Poling , Bonny Lin , Representative Elaine Luria (D-VA) , Zack Cooper , and Nguyen Nam Duong — July 30, 2021
Event by Gregory B. Poling , Elbridge Colby , and Bonnie S. Glaser — October 9, 2020
Event by Gregory B. Poling , Amanda Hsiao , Greta Nabbs-Keller , and Ivy Kwek — September 14, 2020
Event by Gregory B. Poling , James Kraska , Robert Beckman , and Trang Phạm Ngọc Minh — August 12, 2020
Event by Gregory B. Poling , David R. Stilwell , Richard Javad Heydarian , Nong Hong , and Nguyen Hung Son — July 14, 2020