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.
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.
Innovation in the India-Japan Economic Relationship
On November 4, 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 Competitiveness Council), Roy Kamphausen (NBR), and Katsuichi Uchida (USJI), among others. Learn more.
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.
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Opportunities and Challenges in the U.S.-Japan Alliance
NBR and the U.S.-Japan Research Institute (USJI) convened a discussion on “Opportunities and Challenges in the U.S.-Japan Alliance” on Wednesday, September 3, in Washington, D.C. This event was part of USJI’s “USJI Week” and featured insights from senior security and international relations experts, including Michael J. Green, (Center for Strategic and International Studies; Georgetown University), Hiroshi Nakanishi (Kyoto University), and Abraham M. Denmark (NBR).