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a two-day symposium

April 8-9, 2013

St. John’s College, Santa Fe, New Mexico

sponsored by

Co-sponsors: U.N.M. Center for Science, Technology & Policy
Albuquerque Committee on Foreign Relations, American Foreign Service
Association & St. John’s College

DAY ONE:  2-6 pm: Registration; “East Asia and the
Pacific:  Issues and Challenges,” Ambassador
Will Itoh, Director, Washington International Programs, University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill; and Senior Advisor, McLarty Associates ; “North Asia
and the Korea Conundrum,” Dr. Chris Nelson, Vice President of Samuels
International, Washington, D.C.; Cocktail reception for speakers and Symposium

DAY TWO: 9:15 am -4:00 pm: Registration; “China as a
Rising Power Seeking its Rightful Place,”
Dr. Suisheng Zhao, Director of the Center for U.S.-China Cooperation, Josef
Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver; “The Chinese
Military Machine,” Dennis Blasko, author “The Chinese Army Today: Tradition and
Transformation” (Routledge 2012) and former US military attaché Beijing; talk
on “Is
the Myanmar Exuberance Irrational — and whatever happened to Vietnam?,” Ms. Frances Zwenig, President, U.S.-ASEAN Business
Council Institute, Inc.; wind-up panel.  Full
buffet luncheon for speakers and Symposium participants.

All sessions will be followed by
generous discussion periods.

Friendship Force,
Albuquerque Council on International Visitors, Public Diplomacy Alumni
Association, University of New Mexico’s International Studies Institute, University
of New Mexico’s National Security Studies Program, Public Diplomacy Council,
Women’s Voices, American Association of University Women – Santa Fe Branch,
& Fulbright Association of New Mexico.  

FEES & REGISTRATION: Both days: $70 members; $85 non-members; $30
students; 4/8 only: $40; 4/9 only: $50.  To reserve a place please e-mail  Symposium fees may be paid with your credit card
using our Paypal
account. You may access Paypal directly by clicking on this link or you may send your check to The Santa
Fe World Affairs Forum, PO Box 31965, Santa Fe. NM, 87594, with your name and
contact information, if you are not a member.  Checks should be made out
to The Santa Fe World Affairs Forum.  Please note on your check that
payment is for the April 2013 symposium.  Your payment guarantees you a
place, but it is non-refundable after Wednesday, April 4, if you are unable to