Pacific Asian Regional Meeting of the Trilateral Commission: Bangkok,Thailand, November 18-20, 2004

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Program of the 2004 Pacific Asian Regional Meeting
Bangkok, Thailand—November 18-20, 2004

(5th Meeting of the Pacific Asian Group)

Thursday, November 18

All events held at the Westin Grande Sukhumvit Hotel.
Conference Chairman: Yotaro Kobayashi

6:30 pm
Reception

7:00 pm
Dinner
OPENING REMARKS
Yotaro Kobayashi, Chairman of the Board, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.; Pacific Asian Chairman, Trilateral Commission

DIALOGUE with Anand Panyarachun, former Prime Minister of Thailand; Chairman of High-Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change of the United Nations; Chairman, Thailand Development Research Institute

Friday, November 19

9:00 am - 12:00 noon
SESSION I: OVERVIEW OF POLITICAL CHANGES IN EAST ASIAN COUNTRIES AND THEIR IMPACT ON EAST ASIA COMMUNITY BUILDING
Panelists:
Korea: Kim Kyung Won, Chairman, Seoul Forum
Indonesia: Jusuf Wanandi, Member of the Board of Trustees, Centre for Strategic and International Studies
Singapore: Barry Desker, Director, Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, Singapore

12:15 pm
Lunch
Speaker:
Pongsak Ruktapongpisal, Minister of Industry, Thailand

2:30-5:30 pm
SESSION II: : ENGAGING THE UNITED STATES IN EAST ASIA
Panelists:
Toyoo Gyohten, President, Institute for International Monetary Affairs
Hyun Hong-Choo, Senior Partner, Kim & Chang
Stuart Harris, Professor of International Relations, Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University

6:00 pm
Reception

6:30 pm
Dinner
DISCUSSION: FUTURE OF ISLAM WORLD-ASIAN PERSPECTIVES
Panelists:
Surin Pitsuwan, Member, The Human Security Commission
Noordin Sopiee, Chairman & CEO, Institute of Strategic and International Studies

Saturday, November 20

9:00 AM - 12:30 pm
SESSION III: CHINA IN THE REGIONAL AND GLOBAL CONTEXT
Panelists:
Koji Watanabe, Senior Fellow, Japan Center for International Exchange
Zhang Yuyan, Deputy Director, Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Science (CASS)
Chen Dongxiao, Senior Fellow and Director, Department of International Organizations and International Law, Shanghai Institute of International Studies (SIIS)

12:30 pm
CLOSING REMARKS

12:45 pm
Buffet lunch 

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