Harvard Symposium: Militarization of the South China Sea and Its Consequences
Organized by The Association of Vietnamese Students and Professionals in the United States Date / Time: April 2nd 2016, from 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM Location: Harvard University, 5 Bryant Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
9:00 a.m. Reception Check-in, General updates
10:00 a.m. Ngo Nhu Binh, Harvard University Welcoming Speech
10:05 a.m. Gregory Poling, Center for Strategic and International Studies Maritime Transparency and U.S. Interests
10:40 a.m. Harry Kazianis, Center for the National Interest Time For a New U.S. Strategy in the South China Sea
11:15 a.m. Lyle Goldstein, United States War Naval College Dangerous Triangle: Vietnam, China and the U.S. in the South China Sea
11:50 a.m. Lunch – informal meeting
1:00 p.m. Ngo Di Lan, Brandeis University Sanctioning to Deter: A new Approach for the South China Sea is Needed
1:35 p.m. Nguyen Ngoc Lan, University of Cambridge Militarization in the South China Sea: What is at Stake under International Law?
2:05 p.m. Luz Danielle Bolong, Harvard Law School, Harvard University International Law in the South China Sea: The Philippines-China Dispute
2:40 p.m. Bill Hayton, BBC World News Reasons to be Cheerful – Could Things Get Better in the South China Sea?
3:15 p.m. Nguyen Dinh Phu, Association of Vietnamese Students and Professionals in the United States Closing Speech