Building U.S.-Indonesia Mutual Understanding Since 1994


Special Events

USINDO Special Events are half-day or full-day events where participants examine major trends in the United States and Indonesia, welcome newly assigned Ambassadors/special envoys to each country, or explore core political and economic developments in US and Indonesia. These events bring Indonesians, Americans, and other scholars together to discuss in-depth topical issues. The Society is also humbled to work in a concerted joint effort with other NGOs, both Indonesian and American, to carry out these events.

2011 Annual DC Gala Dinner

September 6, 2011

Featured Speaker: H.E. Agus Martowardojo Minister of Finance,  Republic of Indonesia With Special Guest: The Honorable Fred P. Hochberg Chairman and CEO,  Export-Import Bank of the United States Reception: 6:30 p.m. Dinner: 7:30 p.m. THE FAIRMONT HOTEL Grand Ballroom 2401 M Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037 Individual Dinner Tickets: USINDO Members: $165 Non-members: $200 Non-member…

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Maritime Security in the Southeast Asia/South China Sea

July 21, 2011

Disputes between China and ASEAN member states over territorial claims in the South China Sea continue to dominate the current round of ASEAN’s annual security meeting. Dr. Djalal’s timely presentation will shed light on the reasons behind some of the region’s naval disputes as well as key issues surrounding maritime security in Southeast Asia. With over…

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The Future of Reform: Indonesia Towards 2014

July 8, 2011

Dr. Douglas Ramage, an experienced observer of Indonesian governance, politics, and economics, will provide his assessment of  the status of reform in Indonesia as it approaches the 2014 elections, including:  the economy and investment;  democratic political development, electoral reform, and democratic institutions; the effort to fight corruption; and the outlook and challenges for sustaining economic…

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The Birth of the Indonesian Nation, 1945-49: Perspectives on the Role of the United States

May 31, 2011

1945-49 were the turbulent and formative years of the creation of the Indonesian nation.  The United States played an evolving role within that period that is known by relatively few.  Influenced by events on the ground such as Dutch police actions, the US moved from a position of pro-Dutch indifference to a position of supporting…

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