Taiwan 2nd Track

The 8th Annual Conference on

»China-EU Relations and the Taiwan Question«

A workshop jointly organized by
Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS)
Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP)
With the friendly support of the Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH, Stuttgart

June 23 - 25, 2011, Tongli (Jiangsu)

Agenda

<nobr>Thursday, June 23</nobr>

18:00 Reception Dinner

<nobr>Friday, June 24</nobr>

09:30 Opening Remarks
Yang Jiemian
Gudrun Wacker
09:50 Group Photo
10:00 Session I: Development of China-EU Relations & Impact on the Cross-Strait Relations
Chairperson: Zhou Hong
Speakers: (10 minutes each)
Feng Zhongping, »The EU's New China Policy and the Future of Bilateral Ties«
Franz Jessen
Ye Jiang
Gudrun Wacker
10:40 Coffee Break
11:00 Discussion
Chairperson: Mathieu Duchâtel
12:00 Lunch (Howard Café, 3rd Floor)
14:30 Session II: The Peaceful Development and Prospect of the Cross-Strait Relations
Chairperson: Christopher Dent
Speakers:
Xu Shiquan
Jean-Pierre Cabestan, »Taiwan's Deteriorating Security Environment and its Impact on Cross-Strait Relations«
Shao Yuqun
Linda Jakobson, Reflections on the long-term implications of Ma Ying-jeou's policy of »Don't rock the boat«
Christopher Hughes, »Reassessing the Taiwan Relations Act as an International Regime«
15:10 Discussion
Chairperson: Ye Jiang
16:20 European participants meeting with Vice Minister of TAO (Venue: tba)
17:00 Speech given by Deputy Director of TAO (Tea House Jingsi Garden)
Q&A
18:30 Dinner (Jingsi Garden Club)

<nobr>Saturday, June 25</nobr>

09:00 Session III: Evaluation of Political and Economic Development of Taiwan
Chairperson: Feng Zhongping
Speakers:
Yan Anlin, »Taiwan's Political Configuration Facing 2012«
Mathieu Duchâtel, »The DPP's Cross-Strait Policy under Tsai Ying-wen and the 2012 elections in Taiwan«
Yu Xintian, »The Mainland's Taiwan Policy over the Last Year - Progress and Tendencies«
Christopher Dent, »The China-Taiwan Economic Co-operation Framework Agreement (ECFA): What it Currently is, and What it Could Potentially Become«
09:40 Discussion
Chairperson: Linda Jakobson
10:40 Coffee Break
10:50 Session IV: Policy Recommendations towards China-Europe Relations and the Cross-Strait Relations
Chairperson: Jean-Pierre Cabestan
Speakers:
Liu Guoshen, »The Impact of Public Opinion Surveys in Taiwan on its Internal Politics and Cross-Straits Relations«
Christopher Hughes
Zhou Hong
11:30 Discussion
Chairperson: Chen Dongxiao
12:00 Wrap-up by:
Gudrun Wacker
Yang Jiemian
12:15 Working Lunch (Howard Café, 3rd Floor)
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