Asia-Pacific Leaders Forum
Held at Stanford, this forum regularly convenes senior leaders from across Asia and the Pacific -- policymakers, and business and social practitioners -- in order to exchange ideas on current political, economic, and social dynamics in the region.
This month the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center celebrates 30 years of connecting Asia and Stanford, and helping to guide American policy towards the region.
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Despite a troubling tally of crises around the world, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is hopeful about the future, and says he gains inspiration from the younger generation. His Jan. 17 talk at Stanford kicked off Shorenstein APARC's thirtieth anniversary activities. Video available
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Despite a troubling tally of crises around the world, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is hopeful about the future, and says he gains inspiration from the younger generation. Video available
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Park Geun-hye was sworn in as South Korea's president on Feb. 25, becoming the first woman to hold the position and the first top female leader of a Northeast Asian country. Read more »
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will present a free public talk at 4:30 pm on Thursday, Jan. 17. Ban will speak about the UN's role in creating opportunities out of the challenges posed by today's rapidly transitioning world. Tune in here for a live video broadcast during the talk, listen on KZSU, or follow on Twitter @Stanford. Read more »
Hennessy, Brown speak on "Changing Silicon Valley" at SPRIE Leaders ForumSPRIE News
Silicon Valley thought leaders John Hennessy, John Seely Brown and others spoke at SPRIE's Leaders Forum, reflecting on the changing factors affecting the Valley's economy and how best to respond. "In a rapidly changing world where innovation and agility reign supreme," noted Brown, there is a "big shift" underway.
SPRIE kicks off fall quarter with "Silicon Valley Leaders Forum"SPRIE Announcement
On Thursday, September 24, the Stanford Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE) is pleased to present the "Silicon Valley Leadership Forum: Changing Silicon Valley," a forum featuring addresses by Dr. John Hennessy, President, Stanford University; Mr. James C. Morgan, Chairman emeritus, Applied Materials; and Dr. John Seely Brown, Independent Co-Chairman, Deloitte Center for Edge Innovation, as well as a special panel focus on how venture capital is changing in the Valley.