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…

Indonesia's Economic Malaise: Chronic or Curable?

While still high by world standards, Indonesia’s annual GDP growth rate has been declining since 2011, when it peaked at 6.5%.   Overall trade volumes have declined since 2012, oil production is at a forty-year low, and mineral exports are down.  However, Indonesia recorded a trade surplus in the first quarter of 2015, a significant…

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US-ASEAN Business Council and USINDO Roundtable with Ridwan Kamil

The US-ASEAN Business Council and the US-Indonesia Society are pleased to invite you to a Roundtable with Ridwan Kamil Mayor of Bandung Tuesday, June 2, 2015 10:00am-11:00am US-ASEAN Business Council 1101 17th Street NW, Suite 411 Washington, DC Please respond before COB Friday, May 29 To register, please email: astuart@usasean.org The US-ASEAN Business Council and the…

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USINDO – HOPE Worldwide Open Forum June 5: Disaster Preparedness and Response in the US and Indonesia

The United States Indonesia Society in cooperation with HOPE Worldwide cordially invite you to an open forum on Disaster Preparedness and Response in the US and Indonesia with Mr. Dody Ruswandi Secretary General, National Disaster Management Authority (BNPB) Air Marshal FH Bambang Sulistyo Head of National Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) Dr. Karl Kim Executive Director,…

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Safeguarding Integrity and Accountability in Indonesia's Economic Reforms: The Role of the Supreme Audit Board

USINDO, USAID and MSI Cordially invite you to an Open Forum on Safeguarding Integrity and Accountability in Indonesia’s Economic Reforms: The Role of the Supreme Audit Board with Harry Azhar Azis, Ph.D. Chairman of the Audit Board of the Republic of Indonesia Tuesday, May 19, 2015 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. USINDO Conference Room 1625 Massachusetts…

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Ministry of ICT, Indonesian Embassy, and USINDO Washington DC Special Open Forum – Indonesia Update 2015: Prospects and Progress

  The Ministry of ICT, the Indonesian Embassy, and USINDO cordially invite you to a Special Open Forum: Indonesia Update 2015: Prospects and Progress with   Freddy H. Tulung Director General of Information and Public Communication,  Indonesian Ministry of Communication and Information Technology Dr. Bachtiar Aly Member of the Indonesian Parliament and of the Committee…

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USINDO – WRI and FPCI Open Forum April 25: Stories to Watch 2015: WRI's Environment and Economic Perspective

The United States Indonesia Society in cooperation with World Resources Institute (WRI) and Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia (FPCI) Cordially invites you to an open forum on Stories to Watch 2015: WRI’s Environment and Economic Perspective with     Dr. Andrew Steer President and CEO World Resources Institute Saturday, April 25, 2015 9:00 – 11:00…

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