Gordon Flake was appointed founding CEO of the Perth USAsia Centre in January 2014. Flake has authored numerous book chapters on policy issues in Asia and is a regular contributor to the press on Asia issues. He serves on the International Advisory Board of the Kennedy Center. Flake received a BA in Korean with a minor in international relations and an MA in international studies from BYU–Provo. He speaks fluent Korean and Laotian.
WHEN Wednesday | 5 Oct, 12:00 PM
WHERE 238 HRCB
Although focus on the growth of China has been seen as a defining development of the last twenty-five years, the Indo-Pacific region is emerging as a major driver of global economic development with about 60 percent of the world’s population and several trillion dollars of economic activity. Governments, multinationals, and nonprofits increasingly need to consider how to connect with India regionally, the growing complexity of maritime issues, and how to balance the rise of China.