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14
December 2022
In-Person Event | Hudson Institute
Taiwan Policy in the New Congress with Representative Don Bacon
Featured Speakers:
Representative Don Bacon
Riley Walters
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14
December 2022
In-Person Event | Hudson Institute
Taiwan Policy in the New Congress with Representative Don Bacon

Riley Walters discusses the future of US-Taiwan relations with Representative Don Bacon, a member of the Congressional Taiwan Caucus and House Armed Services Committee.

Wednesday 3:00 - 4:00PM
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Featured Speakers:
Representative Don Bacon
Riley Walters
01
November 2022
Past Event
How to Make Japan’s Economy Competitive
Featured Speakers:
Representative Keisuke Suzuki
Riley Walters
Fumio Kishida (2L), Prime Minister of Japan, stands with John Tuttle (2R), Vice Chairman of the NYSE Group before ringing in the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City
01
November 2022
Past Event
How to Make Japan’s Economy Competitive

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida wants to build “New Capitalism” in the hopes of pulling Japan out of its economic slump. But will this effort be enough to boost Japan’s competitiveness? Please join us for a discussion with Representative Keisuke Suzuki, former state minister of finance and foreign affairs.

Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00AM
Fumio Kishida (2L), Prime Minister of Japan, stands with John Tuttle (2R), Vice Chairman of the NYSE Group before ringing in the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City
Featured Speakers:
Representative Keisuke Suzuki
Riley Walters
17
October 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Strengthening Taiwan’s Trade and Economic Stability
Featured Speakers:
Wendy Cutler
Rupert Hammond-Chambers
Abby Fu
Moderator:
Riley Walters
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17
October 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Strengthening Taiwan’s Trade and Economic Stability

As the US and its allies talk more about how to deter a Chinese invasion of Taiwan, policymakers should focus more on how to deter a Chinese economic takeover of the island. How can the US and Taiwan build confidence in their trade and economic partnerships?

Monday 12:00 - 1:00PM
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Featured Speakers:
Wendy Cutler
Rupert Hammond-Chambers
Abby Fu
Moderator:
Riley Walters
08
September 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | From Ukraine to Taiwan: Charting a New US-Japan Alliance
Featured Speakers:
H.R. McMaster
Kunihiko Miyake
President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida attend the Japan-US summit meeting at Akasaka State Guest House on May 23, 2022 in Tokyo, Japan. (Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)
08
September 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | From Ukraine to Taiwan: Charting a New US-Japan Alliance

How is Russia’s invasion of Ukraine changing the US-Japan Alliance? What lessons from Ukraine are there for Taiwan’s defense against China’s Peo

Thursday 12:00 - 1:00PM
President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida attend the Japan-US summit meeting at Akasaka State Guest House on May 23, 2022 in Tokyo, Japan. (Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
H.R. McMaster
Kunihiko Miyake
22
August 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Asia’s New Leaders and the Free and Open Indo-Pacific
Featured Speakers:
Dr. Patrick M. Cronin
Hayley Channer
Richard Javad Heydarian
Min Joo Kim
Dr. Kei Koga
Prime Minister of Australia Anthony Albanese, President Joe Biden,  Prime Minister of Japan Fumio Kishida and Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on May 24, 2022, in Tokyo, Japan ahead of the QUAD leaders' summit. (Zhang Xiaoyou - Pool/Getty Images)
22
August 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Asia’s New Leaders and the Free and Open Indo-Pacific

Since the election of President Joe Biden less than two years ago, many of the major democracies in the Indo-Pacific are under new management. Ferdina

Monday 12:00 - 1:00PM
Prime Minister of Australia Anthony Albanese, President Joe Biden,  Prime Minister of Japan Fumio Kishida and Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on May 24, 2022, in Tokyo, Japan ahead of the QUAD leaders' summit. (Zhang Xiaoyou - Pool/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Dr. Patrick M. Cronin
Hayley Channer
Richard Javad Heydarian
Min Joo Kim
Dr. Kei Koga
21
April 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Redesigning Contingency Planning Mechanisms in Northeast Asia
Featured Speakers:
Harry B. Harris Jr.
Ken Jimbo
In-bum Chun
H.R. McMaster
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken (C) speaks during a joint press availability with South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong (L) and Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi (R) on February 12, 2022. (Getty Images)
21
April 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Redesigning Contingency Planning Mechanisms in Northeast Asia

This event will premiere on this page at 12:00 p.m. EDT, Thursday, April 21. Register for the event here.

Thursday 12:00 - 1:00PM
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken (C) speaks during a joint press availability with South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong (L) and Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi (R) on February 12, 2022. (Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Harry B. Harris Jr.
Ken Jimbo
In-bum Chun
H.R. McMaster
18
April 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | What to Expect from the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework
Featured Speakers:
Lotta Danielsson
John Lee
Riley Walters
U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks alongside Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore in the East Room of the White House on March 29, 2022, in Washington, DC. (Getty Images)
18
April 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | What to Expect from the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

This event will premiere on this page at 12:00 p.m. EDT, Monday, April 18. Register for the event here.

Monday 12:00 - 12:45PM
U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks alongside Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore in the East Room of the White House on March 29, 2022, in Washington, DC. (Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Lotta Danielsson
John Lee
Riley Walters
09
March 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | US-Japan Cooperation on Next Generation Telecom
Featured Speakers:
Hiroyuki Suzuki
Yutaka Kitagami
Melissa Griffith
Thomas Duesterberg
Riley Walters
Signal receiving tower equipment at sunset. (Getty Images)
09
March 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | US-Japan Cooperation on Next Generation Telecom

This event will premiere on this page at 8:00 a.m. EST, Wednesday, March 9. Register for the event here.

Wednesday 8:00 - 9:00AM
Signal receiving tower equipment at sunset. (Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Hiroyuki Suzuki
Yutaka Kitagami
Melissa Griffith
Thomas Duesterberg
Riley Walters
17
December 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | Re-examining the CPTPP and America’s Trade Priorities
Featured Speakers:
Satohiro Akimoto
Du Huynh
Charles Freeman
Riley Walters
Roy Lee
Official picture after signing the rebranded 11-nation Pacific trade pact Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in Santiago, on March 8, 2018. (Getty Images)
17
December 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | Re-examining the CPTPP and America’s Trade Priorities

This event will premiere on this page at 10:00 a.m. EST, Friday, December 17. Register for the event here.

Friday 10:00 - 11:00AM
Official picture after signing the rebranded 11-nation Pacific trade pact Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in Santiago, on March 8, 2018. (Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Satohiro Akimoto
Du Huynh
Charles Freeman
Riley Walters
Roy Lee
03
November 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | What is President Biden’s Trade Policy for Asia?
Featured Speakers:
Kevin Hassett
Ashley Tellis
Thomas J. Duesterberg
Riley Walters
Seth Cropsey
03
November 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | What is President Biden’s Trade Policy for Asia?

Please be advised: This event will premiere on this page at 12:00 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, November 3. Register for the event here.

Wednesday 12:00 - 1:00PM
Featured Speakers:
Kevin Hassett
Ashley Tellis
Thomas J. Duesterberg
Riley Walters
Seth Cropsey
04
October 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | Preserving Peace in the Taiwan Strait
Featured Speakers:
Mark Stokes
Scott Harold
Patrick Cronin
Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster
04
October 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | Preserving Peace in the Taiwan Strait

Please be advised: This event will air live on this page at 10:00 a.m. EDT, Monday, October 4. Register for the event here.

Monday 10:00 - 11:00AM
Featured Speakers:
Mark Stokes
Scott Harold
Patrick Cronin
Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster
24
August 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | Can We Prevent Further Calamity in Afghanistan?
Featured Speakers:
Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster
Robert Greenway
Ambassador Husain Haqqani
Dr. Nadia Schadlow
24
August 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | Can We Prevent Further Calamity in Afghanistan?

Please be advised: This event will premiere on this page at 12:00p.m. EDT, Tuesday, August 24. Register for the event here or via the register button.

Tuesday 12:00 - 1:00PM
Featured Speakers:
Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster
Robert Greenway
Ambassador Husain Haqqani
Dr. Nadia Schadlow