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

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Past Open Forums

USINDO DC Special Open Forum, March 23, 2018 “Journalism, Creative Writing, and Free Speech in Today’s Indonesia: Progress and Challenges”

March 23, 2018
14:30 / 16:00

Special Open Forum  Journalism, Creative Writing, and Free Speech in Today’s Indonesia: Progress and Challenges  Yuli Ismartono  Executive Director, Lontar Foundation Former Senior Editor, Tempo Friday, March 23  2:30 – 4:00 p.m. USINDO 1625 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Suite 550 Washington, D.C. 20036 In the two decades since the end of the Soeharto era, the initial euphoria…

USINDO Jakarta Open Forum: “Matchmakers : The New Economics of Multisided Platforms”, March 22, 2018

March 22, 2018
17:00 / 18:00

  are pleased to invite you to a Special Open Forum on: Matchmakers: The New Economics of Multisided Platforms  With Professor Richard Schmalensee The Howard W. Johnson Professor of Economics and Management Emeritus, MIT Sloan School of Management   Moderator: Furyanto Jawoto GTech Asia   Thursday, March 22, 2018 17:00 – 18:00 (Registration starts at…

The First Year of the Trump Presidency: Assessment and Outlook for 2018

February 07, 2018
13:30 / 15:30
Jakarta

cordially invites you to a Special Open Forum on:   The First Year of the Trump Presidency: Assessment and Outlook for 2018   With   Wednesday, February 7, 2018  13:30 – 15:30 (Registration starts at 13:00)   Venue: Sequis Center Auditorium Sequis Center, 11th Floor* Jl. Jendral Sudirman Kav 71, Central Jakarta *Parking is available…

The Indonesian Security Sector’s Transformation in the Democratic Transition, and Its Constructive Engagement with China and U.S

January 24, 2018
14:30 / 16:00
DC

cordially invites you to a Special Open Forum on: The Indonesian Security Sector’s Transformation in the Democratic Transition, and Its Constructive Engagement with China and U.S With Lieutenant General TNI Agus Widjojo Governor, National Resilience Agency Republic of Indonesia   Wednesday, January 24, 2018 2:30 – 4:00 PM Venue: USINDO 1625 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Suite…

Women as Change Agents in the United States and Indonesia

January 24, 2018
14:00 / 15:30
Jakarta

are pleased to invite you to a Special Open Forum on: Women as Change Agents in the United States and Indonesia   With  Moderated by:      Wednesday, January 24, 2018 14:00 – 15:30 (Registration starts at 13:30)   Venue: @america Pacific Place Mall, Level 3 SCBD, Jalan Jenderal Sudirman Kav. 52-53, Jakarta Selatan, 12190…

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 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…

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

September 07, 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

August 07, 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…

Garuda Hovering: What Directions for Indonesian Foreign Policy?

Cordially invite you to an Open Forum on Garuda Hovering: What Directions for Indonesian Foreign Policy with   Prof. Donald E. Weatherbee  Donald S. Russell Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of South Carolina,  USINDO Advisor   Prof. Dewi Fortuna Anwar Deputy Head for Government Policy Support, Secretariat of the Vice President of the Republic…

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2016 Trends and Forecast: Global and Southeast Asia's Strategic Environment

Cordially invite you to a Discussion on 2016 Trends and Forecast: Global and Southeast Asia’s Strategic Environment with Mr. Casimir A. Yost Senior Fellow at the Institute for Study of Diplomacy,  Georgetown University Adjunct Member, RAND Corporation Moderated by: Rahimah Abdulrahim Executive Director, The Habibie Center Advisor, USINDO Tuesday, February 2, 2016 02:00 – 04:00 pm 2016 has…

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A Closer Look at the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election and Beyond

The United States-Indonesia Society,   U.S. Embassy Jakarta,  and @america Cordially invite you to an Open Forum on A Closer Look at the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election and Beyond with Mr. Casimir A. Yost Senior Fellow at the Institute for Study of Diplomacy, Georgetown University Adjunct Member, RAND Corporation Wednesday, February 3, 2016 02:00 – 04:00…

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The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election and the Trans-Pacific Partnership: An Insiders' Look

in cooperation with Cordially invite you to a Round Table Breakfast Discussion:  The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election  and the  Trans-Pacific Partnership:  An Insiders’ Look with Nelson Cunningham President and Co-Founder, McLarty Associates, Former Special Advisor to Former President Clinton Remarks: Ambassador James Keith Senior Director Asia Practice, McLarty Associates, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State…

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The State of the Global Financial Architecture: Perspectives of the U.S. and Indonesia

The United States-Indonesia Society and Ministry of Foreign Affairs,  Republic of Indonesia Cordially invite you to an Open Forum on The State of the Global Financial Architecture: Perspectives of the U.S. and Indonesia with   Gustanto D. Surakusuma  Assistant Deputy for America and Pacific Economic Cooperation, Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs, Republic of Indonesia   Jim Mullinax…

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Supporting U.S. & Indonesia's Creative Economy and Innovation: The Importance of Intellectual Property Rights

The United States-Indonesia Society,   U.S. Embassy Jakarta,  and @america Cordially invite you to an Open Forum on Supporting U.S. & Indonesia’s Creative Economy and Innovation: The Importance of Intellectual Property Rights with Ambassador Charles H. Rivkin Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Triawan Munaf Chairman of Indonesian Agency for Creative Economy (BEKRAF) Sheila…

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