President Tsai Ing-wen will attend a videoconference with important US political figures and scholars, which will be held at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) on April 9 at 8:55 p.m. Taipei Time (8:55 a.m. US EST), at the joint invitation of CSIS, the Brookings Institution, and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (Wilson Center). The videoconference will be livestreamed on the Presidential Office website (http://www.president.gov.tw) as well as the Presidential Office YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/presidentialoffice).
The videoconference will be moderated by Ambassador Richard Armitage, former US Deputy Secretary of State, and hosted by Senior Vice President for Asia and Japan Chair Michael Green. President Tsai will give a keynote speech and respond to questions from guests present.
This event marks the first time that President Tsai has attended a videoconference from the Presidential Office Building to exchange opinions with important US opinion leaders on issues such as Taiwan-US relations and regional security. The event is one of many events organized by the United States to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act.