Roundtable on Taiwan and Indo-Pacific Partnerships: Regional Trends

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The Indo-Pacific is the most critical region today for global prosperity and security. As the region continues in a state of flux, pivotal states are increasingly recognizing opportunities that Taiwan offers as a partner. Join us for a discussion on how relations are playing out between Taiwan and leading states India, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand, with experts from the US and Asia. 

Join the Sigur Center for Asian Studies for a discussion with influential experts in the US and Taiwan for their perspectives on what we can expect as we look ahead to the next four years on topics from cross-Strait relations, US-Taiwan free trade agreement, and post-pandemic recovery.

Welcome Remarks: Benjamin D. Hopkins, Director, Sigur Center for Asian Studies

Expert Panel:

  • India and Taiwan: Forging Ties under the New Southbound Policy – Sana Hashmi, Taiwan Fellow, Institute of International Relations, National Chengchi University
  • Australia, New Zealand, and Taiwan: Strengthening Relations under Turbulent Times – I-wei Jennifer Chang, Research Fellow, Global Taiwan Institute
  • Japan and Taiwan: Consolidating Ties and Charting New Directions – Mike Mochizuki, Japan-US Relations Chair in Memory of Gaston Sigur, George Washington University
  • Moderator: Deepa M. Ollapally, Associate Director, Sigur Center for Asian Studies

The event will feature an extensive period for audience Q&A.

The webinar begins at 8pm EST on Thursday / 9am in Taipei on Friday. Registered guests will receive an email with instructions for joining Webex prior to the event. Registration closes at 8am EST on February 4, 12 hours before the event begins. Media inquiries must be sent to [email protected] in advance. If you need specific accommodations, please contact [email protected] with at least 3 business days’ notice.

This event is on the record, open to the public, and will be recorded. Questions can be sent in advance to [email protected] with subject “Taiwan Roundtable Q&A.”