President Tsai to attend videoconference with US think tanks to be held at Center for Strategic and International Studies

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 ( as well as the Presidential Office YouTube channel (

The videoconference will be moderated by CSIS President and CEO Dr. John Hamre 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.