Days after Trump's meeting with Silicon Valley investors (http://www.wsj.com/articles/many-of-silicon-valleys-top-leaders-to-attend-meeting-with-trump-1481416301) and a few days before his official inauguration, Anytech has invited Debra Eisenman from the Asia Society (http://asiasociety.org/)to join us for a briefing on what lies in store for President-elect Donald Trump in regards to U.S. engagement with Asia.
From an evolving U.S. relationship with China to the fate of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, continued speculation about the global economy and the impact on the US technology industry and innovation – particularly in Silicon Valley – Debra Eisenman, Executive Director of the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) in New York, will share her insights into what the new year will bring and what trends we should watch for in terms of business and politics.
Presenter Bio: Debra Eisenman is the Executive Director of the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) in New York, where she leads and manages projects on development, governance, sustainability, and security challenges throughout Asia, with a particular focus on Myanmar, Central Asia, and Iran. She also oversees ASPI’s operations (with offices in New York and Washington); engages in strategic planning and long-term forecasting for the Institute; and builds and maintains relationships with policy, diplomatic, NGO, and academic communities in the U.S. and Asia. During 2013 and 2014, Debra served as an Associate Director and then a Director of ASPI. Prior to that, she was a Senior Program Officer and then Assistant Director to ASPI’s predecessor unit, Asia Society’s Global Policy Programs department.
We'll have snacks and drinks (beer & wine) for after the event. As always, come prepared with questions!