Maritime conference coming to MSU
Published: June 11,2009
STARKVILLE — An international conference at Mississippi State University (MSU) will examine the maritime capacity building of the U.S., Japan, Australia and other major ocean-focused nations.
Panel discussions during the June 16-17 event, which will be held at the Hunter Henry Center on the Starkville campus, are open to interested members of the public.
Expected to involve nearly 40 participants, the event is organized by the university’s Radvanyi Center for International Security and Strategic Studies, in cooperation with the Center for U.S.-Japan Studies at Vanderbilt University and the Tokyo-based Okazaki Institute, Japan’s premier independent think tank.
Shotaro Yachi, a foreign ministry adviser representing Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso, will be among participants welcomed by MSU president Mark Keenum and Janos Radvanyi, the center’s director and namesake.
Among featured speakers will be Gary Weir, chief historian of the U.S. Navy’s National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency; retired Adm. Thomas Fargo, former commander of the U.S. Pacific Command; and, retired Vice Adm. Eduardo Ma. R. Santos, president of the Philippines-based Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific.
Other nations or states represented include China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and South Korea.
Additional information on the conference may be obtained by contacting Tan Tsai, Radvanyi Center research analyst, at (662) 325-8406 or email@example.com. The full conference schedule may be viewed at www.msstate.edu/chair/radvanyi/MCB/.
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