Seattle Events alongside APEC Meetings in August

With Seattle hosting the Third APEC Senior Officials’ and Ministerial Meetings in August, NBR has organized a series of in-person events in the city during the week of August 14–18.

Partners across the Pacific: U.S.-Taiwan Trade and Technology Relations

August 14 | 3:00–5:30 p.m. | 1301 5th Avenue, Seattle

Experts from NBR’s network will discuss how the United States and Taiwan can cooperate to promote shared objectives, including resilient technology supply chains and progress in the U.S.-Taiwan Initiative on 21st Century Trade. Taiwanese Minister of Economic Affairs Wang Mei-hua will provide keynote remarks. Learn more and register.

Weathering the Storm: U.S.-Japan Leadership on Indo-Pacific Energy Security

August 15 | 9:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. | Downtown Seattle

This roundtable will examine how each nation is dealing with the energy crisis and preparing for the energy transition, as well as opportunities for U.S.-Japan cooperation to address energy and economic security concerns. Learn more and register.

Pacific Energy Summit: International Trade and the Energy Transition

August 17 (full day)–August 18 (morning only) | Downtown Seattle

Key stakeholders from around the world will explore best practices for balancing energy trade, decarbonization, and geopolitical concerns, as well as shifts in world energy markets, the energy transition, and the role the United States could play in boosting regional energy and environmental security. APEC Ambassador Matt Murray will provide concluding remarks, other keynotes to be announced soon. Learn more and register.