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US-Australian Dialogue: Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific

US-Australian Dialogue: Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific

This event brought together experts to discuss the US-Australian alliance and shifting economical/political dynamics in the Asia-Pacific region.

Welcome Remarks and Interview with the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs – The Hon Julie Bishop MP

Welcome Remarks Cindy Fan, Vice Provost, UCLA International Institute Chelsey Martin, Consul-General, Australian Consulate-General, Los Angeles Interviewer Kal Raustiala, Director, UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations & Professor, UCLA Law School


The 2016 US Election: Implications for the Asia-Pacific Region

Moderator: Arthur Stein, UCLA Political Science; David Smith, Senior Lecturer in American Politics and Foreign Policy, United States Study Centre (USSC), University of Sydney; Dan Schnur, Director of the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics, University of Southern California; Robert O'Brien, Los Angeles Managing Partner, Arent Fox


Managing Tensions in the South China Sea

Moderator: Geoffrey Wiseman, Professor of the Practice of International Relations and Public Diplomacy, USC; Dr Bradley Kaplan, Defence Analyst, Booz Allen Hamilton; Elsina Wainwright, Adjunct Associate Professor and Non-Resident Fellow, United States Studies Centre, University of Sydney


Terrorism and the US-Australian Alliance

Moderator: The Hon Robert Hill AC, former Australian Minister for Defence and Adjunct Professor in Sustainability, United States Studies Centre; Andy Liepman, former Principal Deputy Director, National Counterterrorism Center, RAND senior Policy Analyst; The Hon Jeffrey Bleich, former United States Ambassador to Australia; Brian Jenkins, Senior Adviser to the RAND President


Strategic Implications of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Moderator: Jonathon Karp, Executive Director of Asia Society Southern California; The Hon Jeffrey Bleich, former United States Ambassador to Australia; Jennifer Nason, Global Chair of Technology, Media and Telecom, Investment Banking, J.P. Morgan



Daily Mail


North Queensland Register

Daily Bruin

 Burkle Center News



Australian Government: Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade
Northrop Grumman
Burkle Center for International Relations
UCLA International Institute
UCLA Anderson School of Management
International Comparative Law Program (ICLP) at UCLA School of Law
The United States Studies Centere
American Australian Association
Pacific Council on International Policy
New South Wales Government, Australia