Johns Hopkins SAIS to co-host “The First 100 Days: U.S.-Asia Relations Under the Trump Administration,” on Tuesday, April 25, 2017

“The First 100 Days: U.S.-Asia Relations Under the Trump Administration,” will be hosted at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) on Tuesday, April 25, 2017.
The conference will examine the Trump Administration’s first 100 days and evolving U.S. policies toward the Asia region. Experts in U.S.-Asia security, trade, and economic issues will weigh in on the Administration’s priorities, engagement, and the outlook in Asia.
The event is co-sponsored by the Asia Society Policy Institute, Asia Programs at Johns Hopkins SAIS, the Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies, and the U.S.-Korea Institute.
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Welcome Remarks
Vali Nasr
Dean, Johns Hopkins SAIS
Morning Keynote Address
Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO)
Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Kent Calder
Director of Asia Programs, Johns Hopkins SAIS
Wendy Cutler
Vice President, Asia Society Policy Institute
Richard Fontaine
President, Center for a New American Security
Michael Swaine
Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP)
Jacob Schlesinger
Senior Correspondent, The Wall Street Journal
12:00 – 12:30 p.m.
12:30 – 1:00 p.m.
Vali Nasr
Dean, Johns Hopkins SAIS
Afternoon Keynote Address
Representative Joaquin Castro (D-TX)
Member of the House Intelligence Committee and Foreign Affairs Committee, Co-Chair of the U.S.-Japan Congressional Caucus, and Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on ASEAN
1:00 - 1:15 p.m.
Closing Remarks
Wendy Cutler
Vice President, Asia Society Policy Institute
Time and Date
10:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Johns Hopkins SAIS

Kenney Herter Auditorium
1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
The event is open to the public and media, with registration. A very limited number of seats are available. Pre-authorized camera setup for the morning session is 9:30 to 10:00 a.m. Pre-authorized camera setup for the afternoon session is 12:00-12:30 p.m. Members of the working press can send requests to cover and film the event to RSVP confirmations will be sent by Monday, April 24 at 1:00 p.m.
Media Contact
Stacy A. Anderson
Communications Manager
Johns Hopkins SAIS
202.663.5620 office
202.853.7983 mobile
About Johns Hopkins SAIS
A division of Johns Hopkins University, the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is a global institution that offers students an international perspective on today's critical issues. For nearly 75 years, Johns Hopkins SAIS has produced great leaders, thinkers, and practitioners of international relations. Public leaders and private sector executives alike seek the counsel of the faculty, whose ideas and research inform and shape policy. Johns Hopkins SAIS offers a global perspective across three campus locations: Bologna, Italy; Nanjing, China; and Washington, D.C. The school’s interdisciplinary curriculum is strongly rooted in the study of international economics, international relations, and regional studies, preparing students to address multifaceted challenges in the world today.
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017