2019 Asia-Pacific Security Forum

Hosted by Institute for National Policy Research and Pacific Forum

August 19-20, 2019

Honolulu, Hawaii

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Opening Remarks

Dr. Hung-Mao Tien

Chairman, Institute for National Policy Research, Taiwan

Robert P. Girrier, RADM, USN (Ret.)

President, Pacific Forum

 

Keynote Speech

BGEN, U.S. Army Joel B. Vowell

DJ5, USINDOPACOM

 

Panel 1. Maritime Domain Awareness in Focus

Moderator

Dr. Hung-Mao Tien

Chairman, Institute for National Policy Research, Taiwan

 

Presenters

Mr. Masafumi Iida

Senior Fellow, National Institute for Defense Studies, Japan

Mr. Bob Hein

Director for Plans and Policy, U.S. Pacific Fleet

 

Discussants

Mr. Mark Stegman

J9, USINDOPACOM

Cmde. Lalit Kapur

Senior Fellow, Delhi Policy Group, India

 

Luncheon Speech

Amb. Jane Hardy

Consul-General, Australian Consulate-General, Honolulu

 

Panel 2. Indo-Pacific Strategy in linking South China Sea and Indian Ocean

Moderator

Robert P. Girrier, RADM, USN (Ret.)

President, Pacific Forum

 

Presenters

Cmde. Lalit Kapur

Senior Fellow, Delhi Policy Group, India

Dr. Hseik-Wen Soong

Dean, College of Social Science,

National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan

 

Discussants

Dr. John Wood

Director, J9, Pacific Outreach, USINDOPACOM

CAPT, USN Josh Taylor

Head of International Plans and Policy, U.S. Pacific Fleet

Dr. Chen-Kun Ma

Director, Graduate Institute of China Military Affairs Studies,
National Defense University, Taiwan

 

Panel 3. Managing Strategic Competition in the South Pacific

Moderator

Dr. Hseik-Wen Soong

Dean, College of Social Science, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan

 

Presenters

Dr. David Brewster

Senior Research Fellow, National Security College, Australian National

University, Australia

Mr. Mark Stegman

J9, USINDOPACOM

 

Discussants

Mr. Masafumi Iida

Senior Fellow, National Institute for Defense Studies, Japan

Mr. Dino Vaughn

Japan Affairs/BMD Policy/Multilateral Affairs, U.S. Pacific Fleet

 

Panel 4. A2AD, East China Sea and Taiwan Strait

Moderator

Robert P. Girrier, RADM, USN (Ret.)

President, Pacific Forum

 

Presenters

BGEN, U.S. Army Joel B. Vowell

DJ5, USINDOPACOM

Dr. Chen-Kun Ma

Director, Graduate Institute of China Military Affairs Studies,
National Defense University, Taiwan

 

Discussants

Dr. Michael Wesley

Professor of International Affairs and Dean, College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University, Australia

Mr. Masafumi Iida

Senior Fellow, National Institute for Defense Studies, Japan

 

Closing Remarks

Dr. Hung-Mao Tien

Chairman, Institute for National Policy Research, Taiwan

Robert P. Girrier, RADM, USN (Ret.)

President, Pacific Forum