Invitation to a Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Press Briefing
Dr. Joseph Wu, DPP Representative to the US
Mr. Shih-Chung Liu, Director, DPP International Affairs Department
Mr. York Chen, Convener, DPP Defense Policy Advisory Committee
Friday, 4 October, 12:00 pm
Valenti Executive Board Room, Carr Workplaces
888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC
The press briefing will take place on Friday, October 4, from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM at the Carr Workplaces Valenti Executive Board Room, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC. Light refreshments will be provided.
For further information, please contact:
Ms. Janice Chen: 202.355.1383 (Office); firstname.lastname@example.org (Email)
About the Speakers:
JOSEPH WU is the Executive Director for Policy of the Democratic Progressive Party and also the DPP's Washington Representative. His former positions include: Director, National Security Division, Taiwan Brain Trust, 2008-2012; Representative, TECRO in Washington, DC, 2007-2008; Minister, Mainland Affairs Council, 2004-2007; and Deputy Secretary-General to the President, 2002-2004. Dr. Wu holds a PhD in Political Science from The Ohio State University.
LIU SHIH-CHUNG is the Director of the DPP's International Affairs Department. He served as counselor and senior counselor to Taiwan’s president from 2000-2006, and then as vice chairperson of the research and planning committee in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2006-2008). Mr. Liu was a Brookings CNAPS Fellow (2008-2009) and a research fellow at the Taiwan Brain Trust (2008-2012).
YORK CHEN is the Convener of the Defense Policy Advisory Committee at the New Frontier Foundation, where he published a series of the DPP’s Defense Policy Blue Paper in June, 2013. Dr. Chen received his PhD from Lancaster University, United Kingdom. He was a defense policy assistant to a member of Taiwan’s legislature (1996-1999), a deputy researcher in the National Security Council (2003-2004), and a member of the policy staffs to both Vice Defense Ministers Michael Tsai and Henry Ko (2004-2006). He was assigned as the Senior Advisor of the National Security Council (2006-2008). Dr. Chen now teaches at Tamkang University in Taiwan.