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Day 1. August 28 (Wed.) : DMZ Site Visit: Making Peace at the Site of the Korean Division

Day 2. August 29 (Thu.) : International Forum and Parallel Sessions

Parallel Session Ⅶ

East Asian Institutes Forum

Overview

Date & Time August 29 (Thu.), 14:30 – 18:10 Location Lotte Hotel Seoul (Athene Garden, 3F)
Organizer Korea Institute for International Economic Policy
Theme The Changing Regional Dynamics in East Asia
The East Asian Institutes (EAI) Forum brings together heads of leading think tanks in East Asia (ASEAN+3 countries) with the objective of promoting knowledge sharing and research on the topic related to East Asian economic integration. This Forum is an annual event, since 2005, organized by KIEP.

The forum aims to facilitate a constructive discussion to help participants develop a more in-depth understanding of recent developments in the region and to provide analysis and formulation of policy recommendations. Leading East Asian scholars and experts from ASEAN, China and Japan are invited to share insights relating to the most important and timely issues in the region.

Timetable

Time Program
14:30 - 14:45 (15‘) Opening Remarks
Welcoming Remarks
LEE Jae-Young
(President, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP), Republic of Korea)
SEO Wang-Jin
(President, The Seoul Institute, Republic of Korea)
14:45 - 16:15 (90‘) Session 1: “The Rise of China and its Impact on East Asian Economy”
Moderator
JEONG Hyung-Gon
(Senior Research Fellow, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP), Republic of Korea)
Presentation
Rastam MOHD ISA
(Chairman / Chief Executive of Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS), Malaysia)

“The Rise of China and Its Impact on East Asian Economy”

Saowaruj RATTANAKHAMFU
(Senior Research Fellow, Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI), Thailand)
Discussants
CHOI Shing Kwok
(Director, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) -Yusof Ishak Institu, Singapore)
FUKAGAWA Yukiko
(Professor, School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University, Japan)
Palikone THALONGSENGCHANH
(Senior Researcher, Cooperation-Planning, National Agriculture and Forestry Institute (NAFRI), Lao PDR)
NGUYEN Dinh Cung
(President, Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), Vietnam)
Open Discussion
16:15 - 16:30 (15‘) Coffee Break
16:30 - 18:00 (90‘) Session 2: “Trade War between the United States and China and its Impact on East Asian Economy”
Moderator
Celia M. REYES
(President, Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS), Philippines)
Presentations

“The China-US Trade War and its impacts on China and East Asia Economy”

LI Xiangyang
(Director, National Institute of International Strategy, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (NIIS-CASS), China)

“US-China Trade War: Impacts on Vietnam”

NGUYEN Dinh Cung
(President, Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), Vietnam)
Discussants
FUKAGAWA Yukiko
(Professor, School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University, Japan)
Yose Rizal DAMURI
(Head, Department of Economics, Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Indonesia)
BONG Angkeara
(Research Consultant, Education Unit, Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI), Cambodia)
Open Discussion
18:00 - 18:10 (10‘) Closing Session
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