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2010 Asia Policy Assembly: Sessions and Topics

June 17-18, 2010

The theme of the inaugural Asia Policy Assembly complemented the NARP Research Agenda for 2010–11, which examines the meaning and exercise of Asia’s global influence.

The two-day Assembly included keynote addresses, plenary sessions, and numerous roundtables on a broad range of issues and regions.

View the Assembly Agenda (PDF) or read more about the 2010 Asia Policy Assembly.

See a list of Assembly Presenters.

Download a printable version of the list of Assembly Plenary Sessions and Roundtable Topics.


June 17

Plenary Session #1 (11:00 a.m–12:15 p.m.)
Geopolitics and Grand Strategy

Plenary Session #2 (3:15–4:15 p.m.)
Global Trade, Investment, and Finance

Roundtable Session #1 (1:00–2:00 p.m.)

  • Russia as a Great Power in Asia
  • North Korea after Kim Jong-il
  • Economic Growth in China
  • Security in South Asia
  • Managing Complexities of Social and Environmental Changes in Asia

Roundtable Session #2 (2:00–3:00 p.m.)

  • Security in South Asia
  • China’s Rise and Maritime Security in East Asia
  • Political Discontent in Asia
  • Comparative Pandemic Responses in Asia
  • Management of Risks and Resources in China

June 18

Plenary Session #3 (8:30–9:45 a.m.)
International Implications of Domestic Political Transitions

Roundtable Session #3 (10:00–11:00 a.m.)

  • Regional Institutions in Asia
  • Foreign and Security Policy in Japan
  • Military Balance in Asia
  • Water Governance
  • China and Globalization

Plenary Session #4 (11:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.)
International Security: Will the Pacific Remain Pacific?

Roundtable Session #4 (1:15–2:15 p.m.)

  • Cyber-security in East Asia
  • Nuclear Proliferation in Strategic Asia
  • Political Transformations in Southeast Asia
  • China-Taiwan Relations
  • Soft Power in Asia

Plenary Session #5 (2:30–3:30 p.m.)
Asia 2025 and Beyond

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