ONLINE EVENT ADVISORY: Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen Discusses Diplomatic, Security, and Economic Challenges Facing Taiwan

Washington, D.C. — Please join the Center for American Progress and the Hudson Institute for an address by Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, followed by a discussion with Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office Representative Hsiao Bi-khim, Hudson Senior Fellow Seth Cropsey, and Center for American Progress Vice President for National Security and International Policy Kelly Magsamen.

In January of this year, President Tsai won reelection to a second term. Since then, Taiwan has controlled the spread of its coronavirus outbreak, assisted other countries in combating the pandemic, and faced increasing aggression from the Chinese Communist Party.

President Tsai will discuss these developments and the security, diplomatic, and economic challenges facing Taiwan in her second term. The conversation following President Tsai’s remarks will incorporate themes from her speech and address current U.S. policy and assistance toward Taiwan.


Opening remarks:
John Walters, COO, Hudson Institute
Neera Tanden, President and CEO, Center for American Progress

Keynote remarks:
President Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan

Distinguished panelists:
Hsiao Bi-khim, Representative, Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States
Seth Cropsey, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute
Kelly Magsamen, Vice President, National Security and International Policy, Center for American Progress


Wednesday, August 12, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. ET


You can RSVP for the livestream by clicking this link.

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