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July 2015

2015 Energy Security Workshop

The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) and the US-ASEAN Business Council are pleased to invite you to attend the eleventh annual Energy Security Workshop, “Indonesia: A Regional Energy Leader in Transition.” This full-day event will be held on Thursday, July 23, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Washington, D.C.

June 2015

2015 Pacific Energy Summit Media Wrap-Up

The 2015 Pacific Energy Summit hosted three on-the-record media roundtables on "U.S.-China Energy Cooperation," "The Geopolitics of Oil and Gas in Asia," and "Health and the Environment." Access the audio for each roundtable and links to featured expert quotes.

May 2015

2015 Pacific Energy Summit

The 2015 Pacific Energy Summit, “Strengthening Markets for Energy and Environmental Security,” was held in Beijing, People’s Republic of China, from May 27 to 29. The Summit convened 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.

May 2015

The Future U.S-China Relationship: Partnership or Adversarial?

On May 5, 2015, the Slade Gorton International Policy Center held a roundtable discussion with former Ambassador Gary Locke on the future of the Sino-American relationship. Will it be adversarial or one of partnership?

April 2015

Seattle Discussion on “Innovate in India”

On April 10, NBR and the University of Washington School of Law hosted a public discussion of India’s IP and innovation policies featuring Congressman Adam Smith, Stewart Beck (APF Canada), and Pallavi Wahi (K&L Gates) among others. Learn more.

March 2015

Capitol Hill Discussion on "India’s IP and Innovation Policies"

On March 26, NBR convened a public discussion in Washington, D.C., to examine India’s environment for innovation and recommendations for public policy in the United States, India, and other countries.

February 2015

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.

February 2015

Gorton Center Discussion Series Presents: The 9/11 Commission - A New Report for a New Decade

On February 9, 2015, the Slade Gorton International Policy Center held a roundtable discussion with former 9/11 Commissioners Jamie Gorelick and Slade Gorton. They discussed the updated policy recommendations released a few months ago by the 9/11 Commission.

February 2015

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.

December 2014

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.

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The 2014 Pacific Energy Forum gathered leading experts from Asia, the United States, and Canada to assess the key policy questions that North America and Asia face in determining the future trans-Pacific energy relationship. This invitation-only event brought Asian views into the ongoing discussion in Canada and United States about the future energy relationship between North America and Asia. Learn more.