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. : Opening Remarks / Keynote Address

  •   Mr.  Doung Van  Quang , President of the DAV
  •   Mr.  Michael W.  Michalak , US Ambassador to Vietnam
  •   Mr.  Pham Binh  Minh , Deputy Foreign Minister of Vietnam
  •   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.  Nguyen Tam Chien  , Former Vietnamese Ambassador to the US
  •   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. : Closing Session

  •   H.E.  Michael  Michalak
  •   Prof.  Duong Van  Quang
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13:30 PM-16:30 PM. : Follow-up Activities

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