Asia Pacific Regional Meeting of the Trilateral Commission

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Manila, December 12 – 14, 2013

(14th Meeting of the Asia Pacific Group)

AIM Conference Center Manila

Thursday, December 12

16:00 - 18:00
OPENING OF THE CONFERENCE
Yasuchika Hasegawa, Asia Pacific Chairman

SESSION 1: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS IN ASIA PACIFIC
Panelists:
Bark Taeho, Professor and former Dean of Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University; Former Minister for Trade, Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Yoichi Funabashi, Chairman, Rebuild Japan Initiative Foundation; Former Editor-in-Chief, Asahi Shimbun
Cesar Consing, President of the Bank of the Philippine Islands(BPI)

18:30, Reception & Dinner, AIM Conference Center
Introduction: Yasuchika Hasegawa
Speaker: Takehiko Nakao, President of the Asian Development Bank

Friday, December 13

9:30-12:00     
SESSION 2: ENERGY SECURITY & THE ENVIRONMENT IN ASIA PACIFIC
Chair: Jusuf Wanandi, Pacific Asia Deputy Chairman, The Trilateral Commission Co-Founder and Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Jakarta
Panelists:
Taizo Yakushiji, Research Counsellor, International Institute for Policy Studies
Edgar Chua, Country Chairman of Shell Companies in Philippines

14:00-16:30
SESSION 3: POLITICAL AND SECURITY DEVELOPMENTS IN ASIA-PACIFIC (1)
Chair: Roberto F. de Ocampo, OBE
Panelists:
Dr. Hassan Wirajuda, Former Foreign Minister of Indonesia
Clarita Carlos, Professor, University of the Philippines; President of the Center for Asia Pacific Studies

16:45-18:00
SESSION 4: POLITICAL AND SECURITY DEVELOPMENTS IN ASIA-PACIFIC (2)
Chair: Han Sung-Joo, Chairman, International Policy Studies Institute
Panelists:
Lee Sook-Jong, President, East Asia Institute; Professor, Graduate School of Governance, Sungkyunkwan University
Noboru Yamaguchi, Professor, National Defense Academy of Japan
Ren Xiao, Professor, Institute of International Studies and Director, Center for the Study of Chinese Foreign Policy, Fudan University

18:30, Reception & Dinner
Introduction: Roberto F. de Ocampo, OBE
Speaker: Fidel V. Ramos, Former President of Philippines

Saturday, December 14

09:00-10:00
SESSION 5: INTERIM REPORT ON THE RUSSIA TASK FORCE
Chair: Hong Seok-Hyun, Deputy Chairman of the Pacific Asia Group; Chairman and CEO, Joong Ang Media Network (JMnet)
Report by:
Yukio Satoh, Asia Pacific author of the Russia Task Force; Vice Chairman of the Japan Institute of International Affairs
Supplementary comments from North America and Europe
Paul Revay, European Director
Mike O’Neil, North American Director

10:00-11:00
FINAL SESSION: CONSOLIDATING THE ASIA PACIFIC GROUP
Chair: Yasuchika Hasegawa
Closing Remarks:
Yasuchika Hasegawa, Asia Pacific Chairman
 

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