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31/Jan Tuesday
Location: Sydney

AMERICA, ASIA, AND AUSTRALIA IN THE AGE OF TRUMP

Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on 20 January. There is no question that his particular brand of populism has upended American politics, but we are only now beginning to understand what it might mean for Australia and our region. Join the Lowy Institute on
Location: Sydney
Start: 12:45 - End: 13:45
6/Feb Monday
Location: Sydney

THE YEAR AHEAD (Sydney)

Lowy Institute Executive Director Michael Fullilove will chair a panel of Institute experts to examine the key issues likely to dominate the international agenda in Asia, the United States and the international economy in 2017. Panellists include:  Dr Euan Graham, Director of the
Location: Sydney
Start: 12:45 - End: 13:45
7/Feb Tuesday
Location: Sydney

THE AUSTRALIA-JAPAN RELATIONSHIP IN AN INCREASINGLY INSECURE REGION, WITH PROFESSOR AKIKO FUKUSHIMA

Join Professor Akiko Fukushima of Aoyama Gakuin University and the Tokyo Foundation for a lecture on the future of the Australia-Japan security partnership. Her visit comes at a moment of high anxiety and uncertainty in alliance relations and regional security for the Asia-Pacific region. Changes of
Location: Sydney
Start: 12:45 - End: 13:45
8/Feb Wednesday
Location: Sydney

FIGHTING ISLAMIC STATE IN IRAQ - AN UPDATE WITH MAJOR GENERAL ROGER NOBLE

Join us as Major General Roger Noble provides frontline insights into the war against Islamic State. In his role as Deputy Coalition Land Force Commander Iraq, he is effectively second-in-command in the international fight against IS in Iraq. Major General Noble will provide a unique and
Location: Sydney
Start: 12:45 - End: 13:45
9/Feb Thursday
Location: Melbourne

THE YEAR AHEAD (Melbourne)

Lowy Institute Chief Operating Officer, Louisa Fitz Gerald will chair a panel of Institute experts to examine the key issues likely to dominate the international agenda in Asia, the United States and the international economy in 2017. Panellists include: Dr Euan Graham, Director of the
Location: Melbourne
Start: 18:15 - End: 19:15
13/Feb Monday
Location: Canberra

REPORT LAUNCH: STRENGTHENING THE ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK IN 21ST CENTURY ASIA

The Asian Development Bank risks losing influence and relevance as the Asia-Pacific region is crowded with new actors and new ideas. Some even question whether an increasingly prosperous Asia needs a publically financed development bank. Australia is a founding member of the Asian Development
Location: Canberra
Start: 18:00 - End: 20:00
14/Feb Tuesday
Location: Sydney

AN ADDRESS BY MICHAEL MORRELL, FORMER ACTING DIRECTOR OF THE CIA

Intelligence agencies have never been more newsworthy than they are now. Developments in digital technology have made secrets less secure and leaks more common. In this new landscape, the barriers to disinformation and interference have been lowered. Join Michael Morrell, former Acting
Location: Sydney
Start: 18:00 - End: 19:00
15/Feb Wednesday
Location: Sydney

THE FOREIGN POLICY WHITE PAPER EXPLAINED

At a time of significant uncertainty about the shape of the future global order, the Australian Government is preparing its first foreign policy white paper since 2003. Join former Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Peter Varghese AO, in conversation with Lowy Institute
Location: Sydney
Start: 18:00 - End: 19:00

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