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ASEAN, Maritime Security, Trade, and the Trump Administration
ASEAN, Maritime Security, Trade, and the Trump Administration
WhenTuesday, May 1, 2018, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
Campus locationKane Hall (KNE)
Campus roomWalker Ames Room
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsUS-ASEAN Business Council, Inc, www.usasean.org
Southeast Asia Center, jsis.washington.edu…
Jackson School of International Studies, jsis.washington.edu
Global Business Center, Foster School of Business, foster.uw.edu…
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A Panel Discussion with U.S. Ambassadors to Indonesia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam
May 1, 2018, 10:00am to 11:30 am
Walker Ames Room, Kane Hall (KNE)
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

oin as as we talk with the U.S Ambassadors to the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) countries of Indonesia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam. This free event is open to all students, staff, faculty, and community members. There will be opportunities for audience questions.

Since 1992, the US-ASEAN Business Council has brought U.S. Ambassadors stationed in major ASEAN countries to cities throughout the U.S. in order to raise the profile of the dynamic Southeast Asia region and to forge economic and people-to-people connections between U.S. business, government, and academic leaders and ASEAN markets.

The 10 countries of ASEAN are the 4th largest goods export market for the United States, and number one destination for U.S. foreign direct investment in Asia. Trade with ASEAN supports almost 550,000 American jobs. Learn more at www.aseanmattersforamerica.org.Join as as we talk with the U.S Ambassadors to the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) countries of Indonesia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam. This free event is open to all students, staff, faculty, and community members. There will be opportunities for discussion and commentary.

Since 1992, the US-ASEAN Business Council’s annual has brought U.S. Ambassadors stationed in major ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) countries to cities throughout the U.S. The program is meant to raise the profile of the dynamic Southeast Asia region, and to forge economic and people-to-people connections between U.S. business, government, and academic leaders and ASEAN markets.

The 10 countries of ASEAN—Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam—are the 4th largest goods export market for the United States, and number one destination for U.S. foreign direct investment in Asia. Trade with ASEAN supports almost 550,000 American jobs. Learn more at www.aseanmattersforamerica.org.

  • The Honorable Rena Bitter has served as U.S. Ambassador to the Lao People’s Democratic Republic since November 2016. Previously, she served as the Director of the State Department Operations Center and Special Assistant to former Secretary of State Colin Powell. She holds a B.S. from Northwestern University and a J.D. from Southern Methodist University. @USEmbassyVTE
  • The Honorable Glyn T. Davies has served as U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Thailand since August 2015. Previously, he served as the Special Representative of the U.S. Secretary of State for North Korea Policy and several other senior-level diplomatic assignments. He holds a B.S. from Georgetown University and an M.S. with distinction from the National War College. @GlynTDavies @USEmbassyBKK
  • The Honorable Joseph R. Donovan has served as U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia since November 2016. Previously, he served as Foreign Policy Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs at the Department of State. He holds a B.S.F.S. from Georgetown University and an M.A. from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School. @USEmbassyJKT
  • The Honorable Daniel J. Kritenbrink has served as U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam since November 2017. Previously, he served as Senior Director for Asian Affairs at the National Security Council and Senior Advisor for North Korea Policy at the Department of State. He holds an M.A. from the University of Virginia and a B.A from the University of Nebraska- Kearney. @USAmbassador.Vietnam
  • Alexander C. Feldman has been the President & CEO of the US-ASEAN Business Council since 2009. He served in the Bush 41 and 43 Administrations and held the rank of U.S. Assistant Secretary of State while leading the Bureau of International Information Programs. He also was the senior adviser to the Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade. He has been involved in the ASEAN region for over 25 years in a career spanning both the public and private sectors. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. @Feld33
for inquiries, email us at seac@uw.edu

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