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This is an archived version of the website for the US-Taiwan Defense Industry Conference in 2006. For current conferences, please see the conference page at
Sunday, September 10, 2006
Conference Check-In 3:00pm-8:00pm
Welcome Reception 6:00pm-8:00pm

Monday, September 11, 2006
Conference Check-In 7:00am-6:00pm
Breakfast 7:30am-8:45am
Keynote Address

Ko Chen-Heng
Vice Minister
Ministry of National Defense
Introduction by the US-Taiwan Business Council
Session I

Taiwan's Defense Vision and Priorities

Moderator: Greg Man
Director, Political & Military Affairs
American Institute in Taiwan/Washington
Speaker: Dr. Ho Szu-yin
Director, Overseas Department
Speaker: Lee Wen-chung
Legislator (DPP)
Legislative Yuan
Speaker: Randall Schriver
Armitage International
Speaker: Dr. Michael Tsai
Former Deputy Secretary-General
National Security Council, Taiwan
Speaker: Representative
Department of Strategic Planning
Ministry of National Defense
Luncheon with Keynote Address
Dr. Su Chi
Legislator (KMT), Legislative Yuan
Introduction by Stephen Yates, President, DC Asia Advisory
Session II

Opportunities in Strategic Defense Industrial Cooperation

Moderator: Mark Stokes
US-Taiwan Enterprise Foundation
Speaker: Charles Freeman
Managing Director, The China Alliance
Armstrong Teasdale, LLP
Speaker: Jim Grzella
Director, Asia-Pacific & Middle East Programs, International Trade Development
Raytheon Company
Speaker: Dr. Chiang Hsu
Senior Advisor
TECO Electric & Machinery Company, Ltd.
Speaker: Representative
Planning & Evaluating Division, Armaments Bureau
Ministry of National Defense
Coffee Break 3:45pm-4:00pm
Session III

New Horizons: Opportunities for Bilateral Cooperation
in Space, Readiness, and Hardening

Moderator: Dan Blumenthal
Director, Asian Studies Program
American Enterprise Institute
Speaker: Sam Dollard
Speaker: Kuo Lin-wu
Advisor, Anti Terrorism Office
Executive Yuan
Speaker: Edward Ross
Principal Director, Operations Directorate
Defense Security Cooperation Agency
Speaker: Steven Walker
Program Manager
KMS Enterprises, Inc.
Discussant: Representative
Taiwan Defense Mission to the U.S.
VIP Reception
(Taiwan & DoD/DoS Delegations, Speakers, and Sponsor Representatives)
General Reception 6:00pm-7:00pm
Dinner with Keynote Address
William C. Greenwalt
Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Industrial Policy
U.S. Department of Defense
Introduction by the US-Taiwan Business Council

Tuesday, September 12, 2006
Conference Check-In 7:00am-12:00pm
Breakfast 7:00am-8:00am
Session IV (Breakout Sessions - Services) 8:00am-11:30am

Navy - Joint Offshore Defense (Sea)

Moderator: John Pollin
Manager, International Business Development, Sea-Based Missile Defense
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Moderator: Gary Weis
Speaker: RAdm Eric McVadon, Director, Asia-Pacific Studies
Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis
Speaker: Representative, Integrated Assessment Office
Ministry of National Defense

Air Force - Joint Offshore Defense (Air)

Moderator: Fu S. Mei
Taiwan Defense Review
Speaker: Tony Hu
Chief, Taiwan Issues, OSD/ISA/AP
U.S. Department of Defense
Discussant: Representative
Taiwan Defense Mission to the U.S.

Army - Homeland Defense

Moderator: Greyson Bassett
Senior Taiwan Advisor, Land & Armaments
BAE Systems, Inc.
Speaker: Wendell Minnick
Asia Bureau Chief
Defense News
Speaker: Representative
Office of the Deputy Chief of the General Staff for Operations & Planning
Ministry of National Defense
Discussant: Representative
Taiwan Defense Mission to the U.S.
Conference Wrap-up
Clifford Hart
Director, Office of Taiwan Coordination
US Department of State
Introduction by the US-Taiwan Business Council