The Way Forward
Session 6 of the 7th South China Sea Conference on 23-24 November in Vung Tau city, Viet Nam. This conference is co-organized by the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam (DAV), the Foundation for East Sea Studies (FESS) and the Vietnam Lawyers’ Association (VLA).
Moderator: H.E. Le Cong Phung, Vice Chairman, The Foundation for East Sea Studies (FESS).
1. Prof. Jay Batongbacal, Director, U.P. Institute for Maritime Affairs & Law of the Sea, University of the Philippines
Topic: Preparing for Post-Arbitration Scenarios
2. Prof. Carl Thayer, The University of New South Wales, the Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra, Australia
Topic: The Code of Conduct in the South China Sea and Beyond
3. Amb. Mr. Salman Al Farisi, Senior Advisor for Institutional Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia.
Topic: South China Sea within Indo-Pacific Region
4. Ms. Yanmei Xie, Senior China Analyst, International Crisis Group
Topic: Joint Development in the South China Sea: Lessons from the Past and Future Prospect