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…

2016 U.S. Presidential Election : The Electoral Process and Candidates' Prospects

USINDO,  US Embassy Jakarta,  and @america cordially invite you to an Open Forum on 2016 U.S. Presidential Election : The Electoral Process and Candidates’ Prospects Tuesday, October 27, 2015 02:00 – 4:00 pm @america Pacific Place, 3rd Floor Jl. Jenderal Sudirman, Kav. 52-53 Though the U.S Presidential Election is not until November 2016, anticipation of this political event is already…

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[POSTPONEMENT] Renewable Energy Trends in the U.S. and Indonesia

POSTPONEMENT Unfortunately,  due to unforeseen circumstances,  this Open Forum is postponed until a later date. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience. We look forward to seeing you in the next USINDO Jakarta Open Forums. USINDO, US Embassy Jakarta, @america and METI cordially invite you to an Open Forum on Renewable Energy Trends in the U.S. and Indonesia Tuesday, September 29,…

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USINDO Special Open Forum Luncheon with Indonesia's Speaker of the House HE Setya Novanto

USINDO Cordially invites you to a Special Open Forum Luncheon “The DPR’s Enhanced Role in Indonesia’s Governance” with Guest of Honor H.E. Setya Novanto Speaker of the Indonesian House of Representatives (DPR) Thursday, September 10, 2015 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Note: Please arrive by 11:15 in view of early start Cosmos Club (Powell Room)…

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Indonesia's New Maritime Strategy under President Jokowi: Implications for Indonesia's Strategic Role and Economic Growth

USINDO cordially invites you to a USINDO Open Forum Indonesia’s New Maritime Strategy under President Jokowi: Implications for Indonesia’s Strategic Role and Economic Growth Tuesday, September 1 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. USINDO Office 1625 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Suite 550 Emphasizing Indonesia’s strategic geographic position astride the Indian and Pacific oceans, and the importance of the…

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Expanding Internet Access to Support Economic Growth and Government Service Delivery in The U.S. and Indonesia

The United States-Indonesia Society,  US Embassy Jakarta, and @america Cordially invite you to a Special Open Forum on              Expanding Internet Access to Support Economic Growth and Government Service Delivery in The U.S. and Indonesia with Ambassador Daniel A. Sepulveda Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, U.S.…

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Reforming the Management of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Sector

USINDO cordially invites you to a Special Open Forum Reforming the Management of Indonesia’s Energy and Mineral Resources Sector: An Update with H.E. Sudirman Said Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Republic of Indonesia   Monday, July 6, 2015 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. Cosmos Club (Powell Room) 2121 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington D.C., 20008 USINDO is honored to…

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