United States-Vietnam Relations: Toward a Brighter Future

08 July - 09 July 2010

Hanoi

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Thursday, July 8th

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09:00 AM-10:00 AM. Event: Opening Remarks / Keynote Address

  • "Welcoming Remark." Mr. Doung Van Quang, President of the DAV  
  • "Welcoming Remark." Mr. Michael W. Michalak, US Ambassador to Vietnam  
  • "Keynote Address." Mr. Pham Binh Minh, Deputy Foreign Minister of Vietnam  
  • "Keynote Address." Honorable Jim Webb, United States Senator  


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10:15 AM-11:45 AM. Session 1: The Vietnam-US Relationship in the past 15 years: Lessons for the Future

Moderator: Mr. Doung Van Quant, President of the DAV

  •   Mr. Le Van Bang, Former Vietnamese Ambassador to the US  
  •   Mr. Desaix Anderson, Former US Ambassador to Vietnam  
  •   Mr. Pete Peterson, Former US Ambassador to Vietnam  


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13:00 PM-14:30 PM. Session 2: The Vietnam-US Relationship in the Coming 15 Years: Opportunities and Challenges

Moderator: Dr. Stephen Maxner, The Vietnam Center, Texas Tech University

  •   Mr. Vu Khoan, Former Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam  
  •   Prof. Fred Brown, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University  
  •   Mr. Nguyen Ba Hung, American Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam  
  •   Ms. Virginia Foote, Vietnam-US Trade Council  


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14:45 PM-16:30 PM. Session 3: The Vietnam-US Relationship in the Coming 15 Years: Mutual Priorities

Moderator: Mr. Nguyen Tam Chien, Former Vietnamese Ambassador to the US

  •   Dr. Edmund Malesky, University of California - San Diego  
  •   Prof. Nguyen Thiet Son, Institute of American Studies, Vietnam  
  •   Ms. Helen S. Huntley, Director, Institute of International Education - Vietnam  
  •   Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Hung, Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam  


Friday, July 9th

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8:30 AM-10:00 AM. Session 4: The Vietnam-US Relationship in the Coming 15 Years: Mutual Priorities (continued)

Moderator: Dr. Ron Milam, Texas Tech University

  •   Dr. Ta Minh Tuan, Institute of Foreign Policy and Strategic Studies, DAV  
  •   Dr. Alexander Vuving, Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies  
  •   Mr. Le Kim Dung, Institute for Military Strategies, Vietnam  
  •   Mr. Bill Wise, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University  
  •   Ms. Catharin Dalpino, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University  


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10:15 AM-11:45 AM. Session 5: The Vietnam-US Relationship in the Coming 15 Years: Main Policy Orientations

Moderator: Mr. Duong Van Quang, President of the DAV, and Dr. Stephen Maxner, Vietnam Center, Texas Tech University

  •   Mr. Nguyen Huu Chi, Department of Policy Planning, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam  
  •   Mr. Tran Dac Loi, Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations  
  •   Dr. Tuong Vu, University of Oregon  
  •   Dr. Charles Bailey, Directory, Special Initiative on Agent Orange, Ford Foundation  


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11:45 AM-12:00 PM. Event: Closing Session

  • "Closing Remark." H.E. Michael Michalak  
  • "Closing Remark." Prof. Duong Van Quang  


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13:30 PM-16:30 PM. Event: Follow-up Activities

Moderator: Mr. Ngo Duy Ngo, Vice President of the DAV