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.
Adapting to a New Energy Era: A New Strategy for U.S., Japanese, and Asian Energy Security
On February 24, NBR convened a Capitol Hill event exploring the means for the United States, Japan, and other countries to work toward a more collaborative strategy for enhancing global oil and gas security. Featured speakers included Minister Yasushi Akahoshi (Embassy of Japan in the United States), Tom Cutler (Cutler International LLC), Mikkal Herberg (NBR), and others.
Innovation and Economic Growth
On February 4, NBR and the European Policy Centre co-convened a public discussion featuring remarks by Neena Gill (European Parliament) , Roy Kamphausen (NBR), Christoph Rademacher (Waseda University), Pravakar Sahoo (Delhi University), Fabian Zuleeg (European Policy Centre), and many others. Learn more.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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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.