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February 2016

U.S.-South Korea Energy Cooperation: Getting to a Cleaner Energy Mix

On Friday, February 19, NBR and the Center for Energy Governance and Security of Hanyang University will co-convene a high-level roundtable on "U.S.-South Korea Energy Cooperation: Getting to a Cleaner Energy Mix" featuring presentations on energy and environmental strategies in the United States and South Korea by senior experts from both countries.

December 2015

Gorton Center Discussion Series Presents: Statesmanship in the Statehouse

On Wednesday, December 9, 2015, the Slade Gorton International Policy Center and the William D. Ruckelshaus Center co-hosted their third annual statesmanship luncheon. The lunch conversation featured four State Senators selected by Slade Gorton and Bill Ruckelshaus to discuss their views on leadership and bipartisan policy development in the Washington State Senate.

December 2015

Indonesia: A Regional Energy Leader in Transition

On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, NBR and the US-ASEAN Business Council cohosted the launch of NBR’s 2015 Energy Security Report, "Indonesia: A Regional Energy Leader in Transition."

November 2015

Strategic Asia 2015-16 Book Launch

At a November 18 launch event for Strategic Asia 2015–16: Foundations of National Power in the Asia Pacific members of this year's Strategic Asia Research Team presented findings on how the region's major powers are building their national power as geopolitical competition intensifies.

October 2015

2014 PLA Volume Launch Event

You are cordially invited to attend a discussion on the future trajectories of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA). Authors of the released volume, The Chinese People's Liberation Army in 2025, will highlight key research findings on possible development scenarios for the PLA and discuss the implications for the United States and beyond. Learn more and RSVP.

September 2015

Seattle Roundtable on "The Future of North America-Asia Energy Trade"

On Tuesday, September 29, 2015, NBR convened an on-the-record, senior-level roundtable in Seattle, WA on “The Future of North America-Asia Energy Trade." Leading experts assessed recent trends in Asian and North American energy policy to suggest options for cooperation in enhancing both energy and environmental security. Learn more and view the event video.

September 2015

Engaging Asia 2015

On September 30, NBR hosted Engaging Asia 2015, a public discussion on how Congress should approach U.S. engagement in the Asia-Pacific over the coming year. Engaging Asia 2015 convened 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.

September 2015

Japan-U.S. Cooperation: A Vision for Collaboration in Cyberspace to Ensure Peace and Security across the Asia-Pacific

The Embassy of Japan, U.S.-Japan Research Institute (USJI) and The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) have the pleasure of hosting a seminar on "Japan-US Cooperation: A Vision for Collaboration in Cyberspace to Ensure Peace and Security across the Asia-Pacific" on Friday, September 18, 2015, featuring Dr. Motohiro Tsuchiya, a professor in the Graduate School of Media and Governance at Keio University.

September 2015

New Delhi Roundtable on “Innovate in India”

On September 24, NBR and the Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) co-hosted a public event in New Delhi, India, featuring senior policymakers and innovation specialists, as part of NBR’s initiative on India's IP and Innovation Policies.

July 2015

2015 Energy Security Workshop

NBR and the US-ASEAN Business Council co-hosted the eleventh annual Energy Security Workshop, “Indonesia: A Regional Energy Leader in Transition,” on July 23 in Washington, D.C.

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On December 17, NBR hosted a panel of experts including Takashi Kume (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan) and senior policymakers who examined the challenges facing countries across the Asia-Pacific in meeting energy demand and global environmental goals. This event served as a launch event for the 2015 Summit Report. Learn more and listen to event audio.


More than 200 leaders from government, business, and research and 60 energy journalists gathered in Beijing, China, on May 27–29, 2015, for the 6th annual Pacific Energy Summit. Read featured expert quotes and listen to full audio from three Summit media roundtables:

U.S.-China Energy Cooperation

The Geopolitics of Oil and Gas in Asia

Health and the Environment