Asia Pacific Regional Meeting of the Trilateral Commission

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Hong Kong, Dec. 7-9, 2012

(13th Meeting of the  Asia Pacific Group)

Conference Chairman: Yotaro Kobayashi, Asia Pacific Chairman, Trilateral Commission; former Chairman of the Board, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd., Tokyo

Friday, December 7
Conrad Hotel

18:30 Cocktails                                   

19:00 Opening dinner
Remarks by Yotaro Kobayashi, Asia Pacific Chairman
Introduction of new Asia Pacific Deputy Chairman, Hong Seok Hyun

Saturday, December 8                           
Jockey Club Hall, Asia Society

9:30-12:30
SESSION 1: REGIONAL CHALLENGES — CHANGING POLITICAL LEADERSHIPS AND THEIR IMPACT ON THE REGION
Chair: Yotaro Kobayashi, former Chairman of the Board, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
Panelists:
Korea: Hong SeokHyun, Chairman and CEO, Joong Ang Media Network (JMnet)
China: Wu Jianmin, Vice Chairman of China Institute for Innovation and Development Strategy
Japan: Naoki Tanaka, President, Centre for International Public Studies
USA: Michael O'Neil, North American Director, Trilateral Commission

12:30-13:45 Lunch

13:45-15:30
SESSION II: REGIONAL CHALLENGES — SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC GROWTH
Chair: Ryu Jin Roy, Chairman and CEO, Poongsan Corp.
Panelists:
Roberto F. de Ocampo, Chairman, Board of Advisors, RFO Center for Public Finance & Regional Economic Cooperation
Shigemiitsu Sugisaki, Vice Chairman, Goldman Sachs Japan Co., Ltd.
John Hewson, Chairman, Shartru Capital

15:30-17:45
SESSION III: REGIONAL CHALLENGES — SECURITY ISSUES IN EAST ASIA
Chair: Taizo Yakushiji, Research Counselor, Institute for International Policy Studies (IIPS)
Panelists:
Lee Shin-wha, Professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Korea University
Barry Desker, Dean, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
Masashi Nishihara, President, Research Institute for Peace and Security
Tobby Simon, President, The Synergia Foundation

18:30 Cocktails

19:00 Dinner hosted by Ronnie Chan, Chairman, Hang Lung Properties

Sunday, December 9

9:00-11:30                                        
Conrad Hotel

SESSION IV: THE VALUE AND MISSION OF THE TRILATERAL COMMISSION — A REPORT OF THE REFLECTION COMMITTEE AND DISCUSSION
Yotaro Kobayashi
Roberto F. de Ocampo

11:30-12:00 Closing remarks
Yotaro Kobayashi

12:30-14:00 Lunch

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