Join other young professionals for an evening of stimulating conversation with various leaders in the field of Asian affairs. Over a sumptuous buffet dinner at Teaism restaurant, young professionals are invited to join an Asia expert to discuss current political, cultural, economic and social trends. The following table conversations will be facilitated by special guests for small groups of young professionals:
Table 1: Current Market Outlook for Asia
Samir Sahgal, Senior Manager, International Operations, The Boeing Company
Quansheng Zhao, Professor and Division Director, Comparative and Regional Studies, School of International Service, American University and Director, Center for Asian Research, American University
Table 2: Power Politics: Beijing-Tokyo-Washington
Table 3: Investing in Freedom: Combating Domestic Violence in the APA CommunityBecky Lee, Executive Director, Becky Lee Women's Support Fund, attorney, competitor, Survivor: Cook Islands
Table 4: Follow the Leader: Politics and Policymaking in Japan
Paige Cottingham-Streater, Deputy Executive Director, The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation
Table 5: KORUS and Korean Policy
Seok Young Choi, Minister of Economic Affairs and Trade, Embassy of the Republic of Korea
Table 6: Turning Point: Burma
Thet Win, US Collection, Humanitarian Corps
The Bringing Everyone to the Table series is sponsored by
To register, please fax name, address, phone number, top three table selections and credit card information to 202.833.0189, telephone 202.833.2742 or mail to: Asia Society Washington Center, 1575 Eye Street, NW, Suite 325, Washington, DC 20005. Please call 202.833.2742 to confirm reservation.
Asia Society members $15; non-members $25; includes dinner. Reservations required by noon, Tuesday, December 11. Please note that reservations are taken in the order received until the event is full. Payments and cancellations must be received by the reservation deadline; payments not accepted at the door. We regret that we are unable to issue refunds in the case of inclement weather. Metro: Archives/Navy Memorial (1 block) and Gallery Place/Chinatown (3 blocks). Parking is very limited. Open only to young professionals. Non-member guests must pay non-member rates. Membership rates: $35 per year.