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Events

June 2017

2017 Energy Security Workshop

On June 7, NBR and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars will co-host NBR’s thirteenth annual Energy Security Workshop, “Asia’s Energy Security and China’s ‘Belt and Road’ Initiative."

May 2017

Gorton Center Discussion Series Presents: Immigration Policy and Practice in Seattle and Puget Sound

The Slade Gorton International Policy Center invites you to join us for a panel discussion with Microsoft, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project to discuss what the future of immigration policy looks like on a local and state-wide scale from corporate and non-profit perspectives in Washington State.

May 2017

Gorton Center Discussion Series: International Trade & Environmental Sustainability in the 21st Century

The Slade Gorton International Policy Center invites you to join us for a panel discussion with former Ambassador to China, former U.S. Secretary of Commerce, and former Governor of Washington Gary Locke, and Bill Bryant, former Seattle Port Commission President, former candidate for Governor of Washington in 2016, and CEO and President of Bryant Christie Inc.

May 2017

Roundtable: The Foundations of U.S.-Taiwan Relations

NBR’s Kenneth B. and Anne H.H. Pyle Center for Northeast Asia Studies hosted a private roundtable discussion in Seattle on May 4, 2017, with Ambassador Stanley Kao, Taiwan’s representative to the United States.

April 2017

U.S.-ROK-Japan Pacific Trilateralism (Workshop Summary)

In March 2017 the co-chairs of NBR’s U.S.-ROK-Japan Pacific Trilateralism project—Roy Kamphausen (NBR), John Park (Harvard University), and Ryo Sahashi (Japan Center for International Exchange)—convened workshops in Seoul and Tokyo. The workshops discussed issues in the trilateral relationship in four broad categories—regional security threats, trilateral energy security cooperation, nontraditional security, and emerging domains—and proposed initial recommendations for the three nations moving forward.

April 2017

The U.S. "One-China" Policy: Disambiguating the Ambiguous

This roundtable featured remarks by Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Dr. Richard C. Bush of the Brookings Institution, and Dr. Paul Wolfowitz of the American Enterprise Institute and US-Taiwan Business Council. The expert remarks and discussion provided greater context on the nuances of the United States' "one-China" policy as well as commentary on the differences between this policy and Beijing's "one-China" principle.

April 2017

Decoding the Trump-Xi Summit: Winners and Losers

On April 18, 2017, NBR and the US-China Business Council (USCBC) in conjunction with the Congressional U.S.-China Working Group hosted a briefing that provided staffers with an overview of the summit and its implications for U.S. policy and the U.S. Congress on issues related to trade, business, security, and geopolitics.

April 2017

U.S.-ROK 123 Nuclear Cooperation Agreement: Exploring the Road Ahead

A presentation on the future of the U.S.-South Korea Nuclear Cooperation Agreement and its impact on nonproliferation in Northeast Asia featured keynote speaker Thomas M. Countryman (former United States Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation) and a Q&A session moderated by John Park (Harvard University).

March 2017

Engaging Asia 2017: The Role of Congress in Managing U.S. Alliances

On March 29, NBR will host Engaging Asia 2017, a public discussion on how the 115th Congress should approach U.S. engagement in the Asia-Pacific. Started in 2008, Engaging Asia convenes members of Congress, diplomats, senior congressional staff, and leading scholars to provide high-level analysis and policy recommendations for future U.S. engagement in the region.

March 2017

Russia-China Relations: Recent Trajectory, Implications, and Outlook

On March 23, 2017, NBR in partnership with the Sigur Center for Asian Studies hosted a public seminar on the recent trajectory, outlook and implications of Russia-China cooperation.

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