Simposium Description

April 8-9, 2013

William Itoh , former U.S. Ambassador to Thailand; Chris Nelson, Vice President of Samuels International, Washington, D.C.; Dr. Suisheng Zhao, Director of the Center for US-China Cooperation Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver; Dennis Blasco, international analyst; Frances Zwenig, President, US –ASEAN Business Council, LLC.

An all-day program in cooperation with the Santa Fe Institute.

The Speakers

Will Itohformer U.S. Ambassador to Thailand, Director, Washington International Programs, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Senior Advisor, McLarty Associates
Topic: “Overview of U.S.-Asia Relations”
Dr. Chris NelsonVice President of Samuels International, Washington, DC
Topic:  “North Asia and the Korea Conundrum”
Dr. Suisheng ZhaoDirector, Center for U.S.-China Cooperation, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver
Topics: “A Rising China Seeking Its Rightful Place”
Dennis Blasko
Topic: “The Chinese Military Machine”
Ms. Frances ZwenigPresident, U.S. ASEAN Business Council Institute, Inc.
Topics: “Is the Myanmar Exuberance Irrational – and Whatever Happened to Viet Nam?”