Building U.S.-Indonesia Mutual Understanding Since 1994

OPEN FORUMS

Open Forums

On-the-record discussion programs in Jakarta and Washington DC on the full range of issues of interest in U.S-Indonesian relations, including The U.S-Indonesia Strategic Partnership, the new U.S. administration, Indonesia and U.S. elections, U.S and Indonesian foreign policy, economy, trade and business, etc.

Upcoming Open Forums

USINDO Summer Studies 2018

February 08, 2018
Yogyakarta/Jakarta

Applications for the 2018 USINDO Summer Studies Program are now open! Deadline: February 8, 2018 Are you a U.S. university student or recent graduate interested in learning the language and culture of the most dynamic emerging economy in Southeast Asia, largest Muslim-majority nation, third largest democratic country, fourth most populous nation, and one of the…

Past Open Forums

The Internationalization of Indonesian Arts and Gamelan in the U.S. and Other Countries

November 10, 2017
09:30 / 11:30
Jakarta

Globalization brought forth many opportunities for Indonesia, including the unanticipated prospect of cultural influence abroad through performance arts. The internationalization of Indonesian arts, either musical instruments, dance and visual arts, have been well-accepted by many countries including in the U.S.

The U.S. – Indonesia Bilateral Security Relationship

November 01, 2017
Jakarta

are pleased to announce a Special Open Forum on The U.S. – Indonesia Bilateral Security Relationship With Monday, August 7, 2017 15:00 – 16:00 Venue: To be advised upon RSVP   The U.S. – Indonesia Society (USINDO) and American Chambers of Commerce (AmCham) Indonesia are pleased to announce a Special Open Forum featuring one of the most influential…

Accelerating Indonesia’s Economic Development: The Vital Role of the International Private Sector

July 21, 2017
12:30
Washington DC

H.E. Prof. Dr. Bambang Brodjonegoro Minister of National Development Republic of Indonesia Accelerating Indonesia’s Economic Development: The Vital Role of the International Private Sector Friday, July 21, 2017 Noon – 2:00 pm (Lunch Noon-12:30) U.S.-Indonesia Society 1625 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. Suite 550 Washington, DC 20036 This event is by invitation only. For inquiries please call…

USINDO DC Special Open Forum, USINDO’s History Series, November 29, 2017 “Indonesia’s September 30, 1965 Movement and the Beginning of the Suharto Era: Enhancing our Understanding Drawing on Recently Released U.S. Records

November 29, 2017
14:30 / 16:15
Washington DC

Cordially invites you to a Special Open Forum  USINDO’s History Series    Indonesia’s September 30, 1965 Movement and the Beginning of the Suharto Era:  Enhancing our Understanding Drawing on Recently Released U.S. Records   Speaker: Dr. Bradley Simpson Associate Professor of History and Asian Studies, University of Connecticut Founder and Director, Indonesia and East Timor Documentation Project National…

Maximizing the Impact of Anti-Corruption Efforts for Economic Development in the U.S. and Indonesia: The Role of Public and Private Sectors

December 15, 2017
13:30 / 15:30
Jakarta

are pleased to invite you to an Open Forum on: Maximizing the Impact of Anti-Corruption Efforts for Economic Development in the U.S. and Indonesia: The Role of Public and Private Sectors With Friday, December 15, 2017 13:30 – 15:30 (Registration starts at 13:00)   Venue: Flamboyan Room Jakarta Design Center, 6th Floor Jl. Gatot Subroto…

USINDO Jakarta Special Open Forum August 7, 2017 – “The U.S. – Indonesia Bilateral Security Relationship”

USINDO and AmCham Indonesia are pleased to announce a Special Open Forum on The U.S. – Indonesia Bilateral Security Relationship With Monday, August 7, 2017 15:00 – 16:00 Venue: To be advised upon RSVP   The U.S. – Indonesia Society (USINDO) and American Chambers of Commerce (AmCham) Indonesia are pleased to announce a Special Open Forum featuring one…

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USINDO DC Open Forum July 21, 2017 – “Accelerating Indonesia’s Economic Development: The Vital Role of the International Private Sector”

H.E. Prof. Dr. Bambang Brodjonegoro Minister of National Development Republic of Indonesia Accelerating Indonesia’s Economic Development: The Vital Role of the International Private Sector Friday, July 21, 2017 Noon – 2:00 pm (Lunch Noon-12:30) U.S.-Indonesia Society 1625 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. Suite 550 Washington, DC 20036   This event is by invitation only. For inquiries please call…

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USINDO DC Open Forum July 25, 2017 – “The Interplay of Religion and Politics in Indonesia: What Does Jakarta’s Gubernatorial Election Signify?”

USINDO cordially invites you to a Special Open Forum The Interplay of Religion and Politics in Indonesia: What Does Jakarta’s Gubernatorial Election Signify? with Prof. Thomas B. Pepinsky Prof. Jeremy Menchik Associate Professor of Government and faculty affiliate, Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University Assistant Professor, Fredrick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University Tuesday…

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USINDO Jakarta Special Open Forum July 31, 2017 – “Relations between Religious Minorities, Majorities, and the State in U.S. and Indonesia: Current Trends and Issues”

USINDO cordially invites you to a Special Open Forum on Relations between Religious Minorities, Majorities and the State in Indonesia and the United States: Current Trends and Issues   With   Moderated by:   Bonar Tigor Naipospos Vice Chairman Executive Board SETARA Institute Monday, July 31, 2017 13:00 – 15:00 Venue: Lotus Room 3 Jakarta Design Center, Jl. Gatot Subroto Kav 53,…

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USINDO Jakarta Open Forum February 16, 2017 – “The Future of Women in Politics & Public Policy in US and Indonesia”

USINDO cordially invites you to an Open Forum on The Future of Women in Politics & Public Policy in US and Indonesia with The forum will discuss the direction, challenges, and outlook for women’s representation and gender in politics and policy in the US and in Indonesia. The past few months have had important implications for…

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USINDO Jakarta Special Open Forum January 31, 2017 – "The Direction of U.S. Foreign and Defense Policy Under the Trump Administration"

USINDO cordially invites you to a Special Open Forum on The Direction of U.S. Foreign and Defense Policy Under the Trump Administration with Dr. Vali R. Nasr Dean, Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies Tuesday, January 31, 2017 1:30 – 3:30 pm Venue: Batur Room, Mercantile Club World Trade Center 1,…

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