Program of the 2005 Annual Meeting

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Washington D.C., April 15-18, 2005

Friday, April 15

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Reception and Tour of the House of Representatives, Statuary Hall, U.S. Capitol

Saturday, April 16

9:00 am
Welcoming Remarks from the Chairmen
Thomas S. Foley, North American Chairman
Yotaro Kobayashi, Pacific Asian Chairman
Peter Sutherland, European Chairman

SESSION I

9:10 am - 10:15 am
POLICY DIRECTIONS FOR THE U.S. ADMINISTRATION
Chair: Thomas S. Foley, North American Chairman
Speaker: Richard B. Cheney, Vice President of the United States

10:30 am - 12:00 noon
AN ANALYSIS OF THE AMERICAN ELECTORATE
Speaker: David Gergen, Professor of Public Service, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Lunch: THE RISE OF CHINA AND ITS IMPACT ON GLOBAL GOVERNANCE
Moderator: Yotaro Kobayashi, Pacific Asia Chairman
Panelists:
Ren Xiao, Director, Department of Asia-Pacific Studies, Shanghai Institute for International Studies
Yuan Ming, Director, Institute of International Relations, Peking University

SESSION II
2:45 pm - 5:30 pm
SEARCHING FOR A NEW TRILATERAL PARTNERSHIP
Chair: Alan Gotlieb, Deputy North American Chairman
Panelists:
John Bruton, European Union Ambassador & Head, Delegation of the European Commission to the United States 
Henry Kissinger (pdf 98kb/3pp)Chairman, Kissinger Associates, Inc.
Naoki Tanaka, President, 21st Century Public Policy Institute

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Reception and Dinner, Great Hall, Library of Congress

Sunday, April 17

SESSION III
9:00 am - 12:00 noon
COMMUNITY BUILDING IN EAST ASIA
Chair: Jusuf Wanandi, Co-founder and Member of the Board of Trustees, Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Jakarta
Panelists:
Stephen W. Bosworth (pdf 120kb/4pp)Dean, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
Bill Emmott, Editor, The Economist
Han Sung-Joo, President, Seoul Forum for International Affairs

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Lunch: EUROPE
Speaker: Peter Sutherland, European Chairman

SESSION IV
2:45 pm. - 5:30 pm
UNDERSTANDING THE MUSLIM WORLD
Chair: Dominique Moisi, Special Advisor to the Director General of the French Institute for International Relations (IFRI)
Keynote Speaker: Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development, University of Maryland
Panelists:
Azyumardi Azra, Rector and Professor of History, State Institute of Islamic Studies (IAIN), Jakarta
Gilles Kepel, Professor, Institute of Political Studies, Paris; Senior Researcher, Centre National de Recherche Scientifique/Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Internationales (CNRS/CERI)
Thomas R. Pickering (pdf 112kb/4pp)Senior Vice President, International Relations, The Boeing Company

6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Reception and Dinner, Hall of the Americas, Organization of American States
Speaker: Paul Wolfowitz, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense; President-Elect,The World Bank

Monday, April 18

SESSION V
8:00 am - 11:15 am
RESOLVING GLOBAL CURRENCY & TRADE CONFLICTS
Chair: Ernesto Zedillo, Director, Center for the Study of Globalization, Yale University
Keynote Speaker: Alan Greenspan, Chairman, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Panelists:
C. Fred Bergsten, Director, Institute for International Economics
Victor Fung, Chairman, Li & Fung
Mario Monti, President and Professor Emeritus, Bocconi University; Chairman of BRUEGEL and of ECAS

11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speaker: Donald H. Rumsfeld, U.S. Secretary of Defense

12:30 pm 
Concluding Remarks of the Chairmen

The 2006 Annual Meeting will be held in Tokyo on April 21-24.

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