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…

USINDO Washington Open Forum – The Politics & Policies of Religious Pluralism

The United States-Indonesia Society cordially invites you to an Open Forum on The Politics and Policies of Religious Pluralism and Multiculturalism in Today’s Indonesia with Dicky Sofjan, Ph.D. & Jeanny Dhewayani, Ph.D. Core Doctoral Faculty and Associate Director Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS), Yogyakarta Thursday, April 23 02:30 – 04:00 p.m. USINDO Conference Room…

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USINDO Washington Open Forum – Indonesia's Climate Change Policy under the Jokowi Administration

 The United States-Indonesia Society cordially invites you to an Open Forum on Indonesia’s Climate Change Policy under the Jokowi Administration with Budy P. Resosudarmo Head, Indonesia Project, Australian National University Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School Wednesday, April 15 02:30 – 04:00 p.m. USINDO Conference Room 1625 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Suite 550 Washington, D.C. 20036 As…

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USINDO – U.S. Embassy Jakarta Open Forum April 27: Advancing STEM Development in the U.S. and Indonesia

The United States Indonesia Society in cooperation with U.S. Embassy Jakarta cordially invite you to an open forum on Advancing STEM Development in the U.S. and Indonesia with Dr. Phyllis M. Wise Chancellor of University of  Illinois, Urbana Champaign Prof. Dr. Yohanes Surya Rector of Surya University Prof. Dr. Dwikorita Karnawati Rector of Gadjah Mada University…

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USINDO-Rumah Indonesia Open Forum: "JALANAN" ("Streetside") – A Pre-Screening Conversation with Daniel Ziv

         The United States-Indonesia Society in cooperation with Rumah Indonesia Cordially invite you to an Open Forum on “JALANAN” (“Streetside”)   A new documentary film about Indonesia, street music, love, prison, politics, sex, corruption, rice fields, globalization and heartache!   A Pre-Screening Conversation with Daniel Ziv Documentary Filmmaker, Author and Political Commentator Director/Producer of the Award-Winning…

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USINDO – AmCham Indonesia Open Forum April 10: U.S. Trade Policy Toward Indonesia

The United States – Indonesia Society in cooperation with American Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia (AmCham) cordially invite you to a special open forum on U.S Trade Policy Toward Indonesia with Christine Brown Director for South East Asia & Pacific Affairs, Office of the United States Trade Representative Venue: To be announced after RSVP Cost:…

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Joko Widodo: A New Paradigm for Indonesian Leadership?

New Indonesian President Jokowi’s first five months in office have been a time of high hopes for a new paradigm for Indonesian governance, reform, and growth, tempered by political realities and the unanticipated developments that arise for Presidents early in their terms.  The five-month point is appropriate  to assess President Jokowi’s early progress on such…

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