Myanmar's Health Infrastructure
Please join us on May 22 for an interactive roundtable breakfast discussion with Benjamin Shobert, Founder and Managing Director of Rubicon Strategy Group. Benjamin recently conducted a healthcare survey in two major cities in Myanmar.
Engaging Asia 2013: How Will the 113th Congress Address the Rebalance toward Asia?
NBR hosted “Engaging Asia 2013: How Will the 113th Congress Address the Rebalance toward Asia?” on April 17 in Washington, D.C. This half-day conference provided high-level expert insight and discussion on the congressional priorities that will shape U.S. strategy in the region. The conference featured remarks from Congressman Rick Larsen and Indonesia’s Ambassador Dino Patti Djalal. A panel assessed NBR’s new analysis, “Whose Pacific Century? The 113th Congress and Asia.”
2013 Pacific Energy Summit
On April 2-4, 2013, the Pacific Energy Summit convened key stakeholders from around in the world in Vancouver, Canada to discuss market and policy solutions for “Forging Trans-Pacific Cooperation for a New Energy Era.” This invitation-only event took place over two days in an interactive forum where delegates explored what is needed to realize the full potential for more integrated energy trade and investment between Asia and North America.
Gorton Center Discussion Series Presents: Strategic Rebalancing to Asia
On March 18,2013, the Slade Gorton International Policy Center at NBR hosted a roundtable discussion on the role of the U.S. Army and I Corps in the strategic rebalancing to the Asia-Pacific featuring Robert Brown, Commanding General, I Corps Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The discussion was moderated by former U.S. Senator Slade Gorton.
China's Evolving Health Industry Investments
On March 15, 2013, NBR held an interactive roundtable breakfast discussion with Jiankang (Jack) Zhang, who leads PATH's China Country Program. China is making major investments and expanding innovation in its pharmaceutical industry and already produces more vaccines annually than any other single economy. The discussion looked at what is driving such tremendous government support in these areas and the implications of these investments in R&D for the international health community.
Event Celebrating Slade Gorton's 85th Birthday
On January 12, 2013, the Slade Gorton International Policy Center at NBR hosted a reception to celebrate the 85th Birthday of former U.S. Senator Slade Gorton and the third anniversary of the Gorton Center.
Conference on Korean Unification and U.S.-ROK Cooperation
As part of its ongoing work on security and alliance partnerships in Northeast Asia through the Kenneth B. and Anne H.H. Pyle Center for Northeast Asian Studies, and under the auspices of the Korea Global Forum initiative launched by the South Korean Ministry of Unification, NBR, in partnership with the Korea Institute for National Unification, convened a high-level conference in Seattle on November 27, 2012, to discuss the implications of Korean reunification for the U.S.-ROK alliance, and for the greater Asia-Pacific region. Learn more and read the conference report.
Audio - Michael K. Young's Keynote Address at the 2012 Pyle Center Conference
NBR invited a select group of experts to participate in a one-day conference comprised of several panel discussions to examine the political, economic, and social issues affecting Northeast Asia amid these transitions. Dr. Michael Young, President of the University of Washington, asks in his Keynote speech whether any of these transitions will bring about any change at all, and what that means for both the region and the world.
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2012 Pyle Center Conference
The National Bureau of Asian Research, in partnership with the Henry M. Jackson Foundation and the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, hosted a conference on “Northeast Asia in Transition: New Leadership, New Dynamics” on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, on the campus of the University of Washington.