Discussion on Geopolitics and Business in Singapore

Dr. Terry Markin, Vice President of Research, National Intelligence University and Dr. Phuong Hoang, Research Faculty Member, National Intelligence University

Venue : AmCham Office, 1 Scotts Rd, Shaw Centre #23-03 S(228208) - Stamford American Auditorium

Date : August 02, 2018

Time : 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Price : $0.00

2018-08-02 08:00:00 2018-08-02 09:30:00 Asia/Singapore Discussion on Geopolitics and Business in Singapore - AmCham Office, 1 Scotts Rd, Shaw Centre #23-03 S(228208) - Stamford American Auditorium AmCham Singapore

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Hosted by the Energy and Supply Chain, Transportation, & Logistics Committees


8:00 am – 8:15 am
     Registration and Networking
8:15 am – 8:20 am     Welcome remarks
8:20 am – 8:30 am     Introduction of National Intelligence University
8:30 am – 8:40 am     Introduction of AmCham
8:40 am – 9:25 am     Discussion / Q&A
9:25 am – 9:30 am     Thank You Remarks


Dr. Terry Markin, Vice President of Research at the National Intelligence University, and Dr. Phuong Hoang, research faculty member, would like to learn more about the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (AmCham) and the impact of geopolitics on U.S. business interests in Singapore. In particular, the key areas of discussion will be around how maritime disputes in the South China Sea and efforts toward regional economic cooperation (notably TPP, CPTPP, and RCEP) have affected AmCham and its members companies.

About the Speakers

Dr. Terry Markin
Vice President of Research
National Intelligence University

Dr. Terence Markin is the Vice President for Research at the National Intelligence University. Before assuming this position, he served at the National Intelligence Council in several capacities, including as Deputy National Intelligence Officer for East Asia, Director of the Long Range Program for Asia, and Deputy Director of the Strategic Futures Group.

At various times in his career, Dr. Markin served as a visiting scholar with a number of research institutions, including the US Institute of Peace (Washington), the Centre for Strategic & International Studies (Jakarta), the United Nations University (Tokyo), and the Brookings Institution (Washington). He has been published in journals both in the United States and abroad, as well as many newspapers, including
The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Los Angeles Times. Dr. Markin earned his Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, his M.S. from Columbia University, and his B.A. from Occidental College.

Dr. Phuong Hoang
Research Faculty Member
National Intelligence University

Dr. Phuong Hoang is a research faculty member at National Intelligence University (NIU) in Washington, D.C. Her research interests include Vietnam, Japan-Southeast Asia relations, information and communication technology (ICT), territorial and maritime disputes (especially the South China Sea), and economics and trade in the Asia-Pacific. She has presented her research at conferences hosted by the International Studies Association, notably on the determinants of ICT penetration in Asia (Hong Kong, 2017) and anti-China protests in Vietnam (San Francisco, 2018).

Dr. Hoang previously worked as an academic program manager with the Center for International Engagement and a research assistant with NIU’s Africa Research Initiative. She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, College Park, where she also taught cultural and textual analysis prior to entering government service. An avid linguist, she is fluent in Vietnamese and French, proficient in Spanish, conversant in Italian, and is studying Mandarin in her spare time.

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