April 16, 2020
TUESDAY: WACA, Asia Society CEOs on Japan Society Webinar to Discuss U.S.-Asia Relations Amid COVID-19
4:00 PM ET - Register Now!

Tuesday, April 21, 4:00-5:00 PM ET
Discussion and Q&A

In the age of COVID-19-related restricted international travel and exchanges, U.S. non-profit organizations dedicated to promoting and strengthening U.S. relations with the rest of the world have an ever more important role to play and must overcome current challenges. Leaders of the Japan Society, Asia Society, and the World Affairs Councils of America will discuss their experiences and lessons-learned thus far in responding to the impact of COVID-19 in their respective communities. Tune-in to the webinar to learn what they are hearing from other countries about the current situation and their perspectives on COVID-19 implications for the future of U.S.-Japan relations, U.S. presence in Asia, and U.S. global leadership. 


Dr. Joshua W. Walker, President and CEO, Japan Society

This is a free event. You must register for the webinar to receive the login details. Registrants will receive a link to access the live webinar one day before the event.

If you have questions about the event, please contact us at info@japansociety.org.
KNOW NOW and Cover to Cover on tap:
Tuesday, April 28 -- KNOW NOW
Ambassador (ret.) Kathleen Stephens
President and CEO, Korea Economic Institute

*Please note that this program was originally a Zoom webinar, but will now be held as a regular conference call with the standard dial-in details provided in the registration confirmation email.

Wednesday, May 6 -- Cover to Cover
Dr. Nina Ansary, UN Women Global Champion for Innovation; Visiting Fellow, The London School of Economics Centre for Women, Peace & Security
Thursday, May 14 -- Cover to Cover
Michael Klare, Senior Visiting Fellow, Arms Control Association
Professor Emeritus of Peace and World Security Studies, Hampshire College
Thursday, May 21 -- KNOW NOW
Ambassador Luis Moreno , former U.S. Ambassador to Jamaica
Moderated by Armen Babajanian, Executive Director, WAC San Antonio
Tuesday, June 23 -- Cover to Cover
Mira Rapp-Hooper, Stephen A. Schwarzman Sr. Fellow for Asia Studies, CFR
Senior Fellow, Yale Law School's Paul Tsai China Center

Register for KNOW NOW and Cover to Cover !
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