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Events

May 2015

2015 Pacific Energy Summit

The 2015 Pacific Energy Summit, “Strengthening Markets for Energy and Environmental Security,” will be held in Beijing, People’s Republic of China, from May 27 to 29, 2015, and will convene an exclusive group of 200 leaders from government, business, and research organizations to explore innovative solutions to the dual challenges of rising energy demand and a changing climate.

February 2015

Adapting to a New Energy Era: A New Strategy for U.S., Japanese, and Asian Energy Security

On Tuesday, February 24, 2015, NBR will host an exciting event on Capitol Hill titled “Adapting to a New Energy Era: A New Strategy for U.S., Japanese, and Asian Energy Security.” The event will feature remarks by Minister Yasushi Akahoshi (Embassy of Japan in the United States), as well as panel discussion with senior policymakers, industry leaders, and top energy and geopolitical specialists.

February 2015

Gorton Center Discussion Series Presents: The 9/11 Commission - A New Report for a New Decade

The Slade Gorton International Policy Center invites you to join us for a roundtable discussion with former 9/11 Commissioners Jamie Gorelick and Slade Gorton as they discuss the updated policy recommendations released a few months ago by the 9/11 Commission.

February 2015

Innovation and Economic Growth

On February 4, NBR and the European Policy Centre will co-convene a public discussion featuring remarks by Neena Gill (European Parliament) , Roy Kamphausen (NBR), Peter Nagy (European External Action Service), Christoph Rademacher (Waseda University), Pravakar Sahoo (Delhi University), Fabian Zuleeg (European Policy Centre), and many others. Learn more and RSVP.

December 2014

Stateswomanship and Public Policy

On Friday, December 12, 2014, The Slade Gorton International Policy Center at NBR joined with the William D. Ruckelshaus Center to host a panel on leadership and the collaborative policy making process with four on the most highly regarded stateswomen in the Pacific Northwest. The event was hosted by K&L Gates.

December 2014

Strategic Asia 2014-15 Book Launch

On December 2, NBR hosted a public launch for the 2014–15 Strategic Asia volume, U.S. Alliances and Partnerships at the Center of Global Power, featuring a keynote address by Dr. Evan S. Medeiros (Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Asian Affairs National Security Council).

November 2014

Implications of North American Coal and Gas to Asia

On November 19, NBR hosted a Capitol Hill event, entitled “North American Coal & Gas to Asia," featuring remarks by Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr. (House of Representatives, Louisiana, 3rd district) and Congressman Gene Green (House of Representatives, Texas, 29th district), followed by panel discussions with senior experts on energy and environmental security. Learn more and listen to event audio.

November 2014

China’s Energy Crossroads: Forging a New Energy and Environmental Balance

On Tuesday, November 18, The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) and the Henry M. Jackson Foundation co-hosted a Capitol Hill launch for NBR’s 2014 Energy Security Report, "China’s Energy Crossroads: Forging a New Energy and Environmental Balance." This event featured on-the-record discussion on the key issues driving the quest for energy security in the Asia-Pacific. Learn more and listen to event audio.

November 2014

Innovation in the India-Japan Economic Relationship

On November 4, 2014, NBR and USJI co-hosted a public discussion in Tokyo, Japan, featuring remarks by Minister Arvind Singh (Embassy of India in Japan), Amit Kapoor (India Council on Competitiveness), Roy Kamphausen (NBR), and Katsuichi Uchida (USJI). Learn more.

October 2014

Adapting to a New Energy Era: Beijing Workshop 2014

On October 23, NBR and CICIR convened an invitation-only workshop in Beijing, China to examine new opportunities for strengthening energy cooperation in the Asia-Pacific. This high-level event featured discussions with Chen Weidong (CNOOC Energy Economics Institute), Edward C. Chow (CSIS), Eric V. Thompson (Center for Naval Analyses), Akio Takahara (University of Tokyo), and Zhao Hongtu (CICIR), among others.

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The 2014 Pacific Energy Forum gathered leading experts from Asia, the United States, and Canada to assess the key policy questions that North America and Asia face in determining the future trans-Pacific energy relationship. This invitation-only event brought Asian views into the ongoing discussion in Canada and United States about the future energy relationship between North America and Asia. Learn more.