Trump, China and the Region: Where to from here?

Date: Thursday, 4 May, 2017

Venue: Hunter Council Chamber, Victoria University of Wellington

Hosted by the Centre for Strategic Studies and the New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre

The election of President Donald J. Trump and the consolidation of President Xi Jinping’s leadership in China have raised fundamental questions about the future of US-China relations and the shape of the economic and security order in the Asia-Pacific region. This one-day symposium brings together a group of leading international and local scholars to consider and debate what the Trump Administration’s policies might mean for the future of US-China relations and for the security and prosperity of the wider region, including New Zealand.

Programme schedule

The Symposium will start with a keynote speech by H.E. Bilahari Kausikan, Ambassador-at-Large, Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs, followed by 3 panel discussions.

Panel 1

Conflict or Cooperation? The Shape of US-China Relations in a New Era

Panel 2

East Asia’s Economic and Security Order: where to from here?

Panel 3

Southern Exposure? Implications for New Zealand and Australia

Jamil Anderlini, Asia Editor, Financial Times, will provide concluding remarks following Panel 3.

A more detailed programme is available here.

Key speakers

Keynote

Panel 1: Conflict or Cooperation? The Shape of US-China Relations in a New Era

Panel 2: East Asia’s Economic and Security Order: where to from here?

Panel 3: Southern Exposure? Implications for New Zealand and Australia

Concluding remarks

Registration

Register online here or at Eventbrite.

Full registration: $65; Students and unwaged: $40. Registration includes refreshments and lunch