Program of the 2006 Annual Meeting

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 Tokyo: April 22-24, 2006

Excerpts from Challenges to Trilateral Cooperation, the 2006 Tokyo Plenary Report, may be viewed by clicking the links provided in the agenda below.

Saturday, April 22

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

9:15
Remarks by Junichiro Koizumi, Prime Minister of Japan (introduced by Yotaro Kobayashi,Pacific Asian Chairman
Opening Remarks (pdf 40kb/2pages)

9:30 - 12:15
SESSION I: WHITHER JAPAN: ECONOMIC REFORM, RISING NATIONALISM, AND ITS CHANGING ROLE IN THE WORLD (pdf 324kb/18pp)
Chairman: Yotaro Kobayashi, Pacific Asian Chairman; Chief Corporate Advisor, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
Panelists:
Kakutaro Kitashiro, Chairman, Japan Association of Corporate Executives; Chairman of the Board, IBM Japan, Ltd.
Yoichi Nishimura, Political Editor, The Asahi Shimbun
Yasuhisa Shiozaki, Senior Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs; Member, House of Representatives (LDP)
Comments:
Gerald Curtis, Burgess Professor of Political Science, Columbia University, New York
Bill Emmott, former Editor, The Economist, London

12:30 - 14:30
Luncheon Session: IMPACT OF DOMESTIC POLITICS ON U.S. FOREIGN AND SECURITY POLICY (pdf 176kb/8pp)
Chairman: Allan E. Gotlieb, North American Deputy Chairman; Senior Advisor, Stikeman Elliott, Toronto, ON; Chairman, Sotheby's, Canada; former Canadian Ambassador to the United States
Speaker: Thomas S. Foley, North American Chairman; Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, Washington, DC; former U.S. Ambassador to Japan; former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives

14:45 - 18:00
SESSION II: EAST ASIA COMMUNITY: PROSPECTS AND IMPLICATIONS (pdf 372kb/20pp)

14:45 pm - 16:00 pm
Panel Presentations (in plenary)
Chairman: Jusuf Wanandi, Vice Chairman, Board of Trustees, Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Jakarta
Panelists:
Qin Yaqing, Vice President and Secretary General, China National Association for International Studies; Vice President, China Foreign Affairs University; Beijing 
Akihiko Tanaka, Professor of International Relations, University of Tokyo
Young Soogil, President, National Strategy Institute, Seoul
Barry Desker, Director, Institute of Defense and Strategic Studies, Singapore

16:15 - 18:00
Concurrent Sessions
Group A
Chair: Heinrich Weiss, Chairman, SMS, Düsseldorf; former President, Federation of German Industries, Berlin
Panelists:
Qin Yaqing, Vice President and Secretary General, China National Association for International Studies; Vice President, China Foreign Affairs University; Beijing
Barry Desker,Director, Institute of Defense and Strategic Studies, Singapore
Group B
Chair: Stephen W. Bosworth, Dean, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford, MA; former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea
Panelists:
Akihiko Tanaka, Professor of International Relations, University of Tokyo
Yu Xintian, President, Shanghai Institute of International Studies, Shanghai
Group C
Chair: Dennis C. Blair, President and Chief Executive Officer, Institute for Defense Analyses, Alexandria, VA; former Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Command
Panelists:
Young Soogil, President, National Strategy Institute, Seoul
Yuan Ming, Vice Dean, School of International Studies, Peking University, Beijing

19:00
Reception hosted by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Mrs. Taro Aso at Iikura Guest House

Sunday, April 23

9:30 - 12:15
SESSION III: IN SEARCH OF NEW GLOBAL FRAMEWORKS FOR "ENERGY SECURITY" (pdf 264kb/13pp)

9:30 - 10:15
Panel Presentations
Chairman: Peter Sutherland, European Chairman; former Director-General, GATT/WTO; Chairman, BP, p.l.c.; Chairman, Goldman Sachs International, London
Panelists:
Stefano Silvestri, President, Institute for International Affairs, Rome
Steven E. Koonin, Chief Scientist, BP, London,
Naoki Tanaka, President, The 21st Century Public Policy Institute

10:30 - 12:15 
Concurrent Sessions
Group A
Chair: Masashi Nishihara, former President, National Defense Academy
Panelist: Stefano Silvestri, President, Institute for International Affairs, Rome
Group B
Chair: Oscar Fanjul, Honorary Chairman, Repsol YPF; Vice Chairman, Omega Capital, Madrid
Panelist: Steven E. Koonin, Chief Scientist, BP, London
Group C
Chair: Peter Lougheed, Senior Partner, Bennett Jones, Barristers & Solicitors, Calgary, AB; former Premier of Alberta
Panelist: Naoki Tanaka, President, The 21st Century Public Policy Institute

12:30 - 14:30 
LUNCHEON SESSION: IN SEARCH OF EUROPE'S INTERNAL DYNAMICS-ABSENT WITHOUT LEAVE? (pdf 172kb/8pp)
Chair: Andrzej Olechowski, European Deputy Chairman; Founder, Civic Platform; former Chairman, Bank Handlowy; Member, Supervisory Board, Vivendi Universal; former Minister of Foreign Affairs and of Finance, Warsaw
Speaker: Otto Graf Lambsdorff, Honorary European Chairman; Honorary Chairman, Free Democratic Party, Berlin

14:45 - 17:30
SESSION IV: REPORT BY THE TASK FORCE ON ENGAGING WITH RUSSIA: THE NEXT PHASE (pdf 268kb/13pp)
Chairman: Han Sung-Joo, Pacific Asian Deputy Chairman; President, Seoul Forum for International Affairs; Professor Emeritus, Korea University, Seoul; former Korean Minister for Foreign Affairs; former Korean Ambassador to the United States
Presentation by the Task Force Report Authors:
Sir Roderic Lyne, former British Ambassador to Russia
Strobe Talbott, President, The Brookings Institution
Koji Watanabe, former Japanese Ambassador to Russia

18:30
Cocktails

19:00
DINNER AND PANEL DISCUSSION: PROSPECTS FOR THE DOHA ROUND AFTER HONG KONG (pdf 196kb/10pp)
Chairman: Thomas S. Foley, North American Chairman; Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, Washington, DC; former U.S. Ambassador to Japan; former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
Panelists:
Paul A. Volcker, former Chairman, Wolfensohn & Co., Inc., New York, NY; Frederick H. Schulz Professor Emeritus, International Economic Policy, Princeton University; former Chairman, Board of Governors, U.S. Federal Reserve System
Peter Sutherland, European Chairman; former Director-General, GATT/WTO; Chairman, BP, p.l.c.; Chairman, Goldman Sachs International; London
Narongchai Akrasanee, Director and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, ExportImport Bank of Thailand, Bangkok; former Minister of Commerce of Thailand

Monday, April 24

9:00 - 12:00
SESSION V: NEW CHALLENGES OF NUCLEAR PROLIFERATION (pdf 80kb/3pp)
Chair: Henry A. Kissinger, Chairman, Kissinger Associates, Inc., New York, NY; former U.S. Secretary of State; former U.S. Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs
Panel Presentations:
Global Challenges of Nuclear Proliferation
Graham Allison, Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Iranian Case
Thérèse Delpech, Director of Strategic Affairs, French Atomic Energy Commission; Senior Research Fellow, Center for International Studies (CERI-Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques), Paris 
Hervé de Carmoy, European Deputy Chairman; Chairman, Almatis, Frankfurt-am-Main
North Korean Case
Lee Chung-Min, Visiting Professor, Lew Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore

12:00
Closing Remarks by the Chairmen

The 2007 Annual Meeting will be held March 16-19 in Brussels.

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