REGISTRATION: Francis Fukuyama on Next Steps for Public Policy and Digital Development in Asia

ADBI News Release | 11 November 2021

Tokyo, Japan – Registration is open for an Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) Featured Speaker webinar presenting renowned political scientist Francis Fukuyama of Stanford University, who will discuss the political and public policy calculus for advancing inclusive and sustainable digital development in Asia after the COVID-19 crisis.

Hosted by ADBI Dean Tetsushi Sonobe, Fukuyama will examine onward challenges and opportunities governments in the region face toward optimizing the socioeconomic benefits of digitalization, competition, and innovation. Among them include rebalancing policy design to address digital divides and structural intervention to mitigate monopoly risks in the online marketplace.

The discussion will be followed by an audience question and answer session.

When: 16 November 2021, 11:00-12:00 Tokyo / 15 November 2021, 18:00-19:00 San Francisco

About the Speaker

Francis Fukuyama is Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at Stanford University's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Director of the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy. He has written widely on issues in development and international politics and is author of the acclaimed book, The End of History and the Last Man.

Registration Note: Registration will remain open until the conclusion of the webinar.