The Future of Taiwan Conference

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When: February 10th, 2016, 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Where: Munk School of Global Affairs – Room 108 North House, 1 Devonshire Place

Speakers

  • Incoming ambassador: Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Toronto
  • Mr. David Mulroney: Distinguished Senior Fellow at Munk School of Global Affairs, former Canadian Ambassador to the PRC and ROC
  • Dr. Joseph Wong: Ralph and Roz Halbert Professor of Innovation, Professor and Canada Research Chair, Department of Political Science
  • Dr. Ito Peng: Professor of Sociology, Collaborative Master’s program in Asia Pacific Studies, Asian Institute
  • Dr. Victor Falkenheim: Professor Emeritus of Political Science and East Asian Studies, University of Toronto
  • Kevin Luo: Political Science PhD Candidate at the University of Toronto, St. George
  • Economics professor specializing in Chinese/Taiwanese economic growth and development or analyst from Asia Pacific Foundation with similar background: TBC
  • Economics professor specializing in Chinese/Taiwanese economic growth and development examining specific youth focus or analyst from Asia Pacific Foundation with similar background: TBC

Schedule

  • 13:00 – 13:05: Welcome and introduction [TAIWAN NOW]
  • 13:05 – 13:10: Opening remarks [TECO Ambassador]
  • 13:15 – 13:30: Taiwan-China Panel – Social Dimensions + 5 minute question period [Dr. Ito Peng]
  • 13:40 – 13:55: Taiwan-China Panel – Political Dimensions + 5 minute question period [Dr. Victor Falkenheim]
  • 14:05 – 14:20: Taiwan-China Panel – Economic Dimensions + 5 minute question period [Speaker TBC]
  • 14:30 – 14:40: Taiwanese Youth Panel – Introduction [Dr. Joseph Wong]

  • 14:45 – 15:00: Taiwanese Youth Panel – Economic Dimensions + 5 minute question period [Speaker TBC]
  • 15:10 – 15:30: Taiwanese Youth Panel – Social and Political Dimensions [Kevin Luo]
  • 15:40 – 15:50: Closing remarks – Broader implications for Canada, Taiwanese Youth, Taiwanese Diaspora [Mr. David Mulroney]
  • 15:50 – 16:00: Wrap-up and thank yous [CASSU]