ASIS Offers Program on Security Concerns in China

Former ambassador to China to lead discussion of issues shaping how future business will be conducted in East Asia

Scheduled presenters / sessions include Kurt Campbell, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Henry A. Kissinger Chair in National Security, Director of International Security Program, CSIS, speaking on "East Asian Security Outlook: Regional, Internal and Emerging Threats"; Daniel Benjamin, Ph.D., Senior Fellow, International Security Program, CSIS, speaking on "Transnational Threats from Extremist Islamic Terrorism to Organized Crime: East Asia in Focus"; Minxin Pei, Ph.D., Senior Associate and Director, China Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, addressing "Areas of Concern in China's Future"; and Carola McGiffert, Fellow, International Security Program, and James Lewis, Ph.D., Senior Fellow and Director, Technology and Public Policy Program at CSIS, discussing "Security Issues on the Horizon in China and East Asia."

The program will close with a discussion of a variety of business and security practices and concerns in East Asia, utilizing a panel of experts including: Rudy Guerin, Deputy Assistant Director of the Foreign Counterintelligence Division, FBI; Keith E. Riggin, President, Pamir Resources & Consulting, Inc. and former Chief of Station, CIA, American Embassy, Beijing; David Fernyhough, Executive Vice President, Business Intelligence and Integrity Risk, Hill & Associates, Hong Kong; and Richard LaMagna, former Senior Manager, Worldwide Investigations, Microsoft Corporation. For additional topics and speakers, visit the course profile on the ASIS website.