Yushan Forum

The Yushan Yushan Forum: Asian Dialogue for Innovation and Progress is a newly launched annual platform for regional dialogue that aims to promote the exchange of ideas, gathering of talent and application of technology for innovation and progress across Asia Pacific. By bring together prominent leaders, thinkers, organizers and innovators from the region and across the globe, the goal of the Yushan Forum is to foster initiatives for regional cooperation -- particularly in cultivating human capital through increased connectivity. As illustrated by its 2017 theme, "Fostering Economic and Social Connectivity with Southeast and South Asia," the Yushan Forum aspires to cultivate multifaceted people-to-people ties across the region.

Forum Report

The Yushan Forum: Asian Dialogue for Innovation and Progress (ADIP) is a platform for Asian regional dialogue initiated by Taiwan, with the purpose of expanding multifaceted opportunities for cooperation and facilitating the exchange of ideas, talent, technologies and social initiatives. The event, which also seeks to deepen Taiwan’s partnerships with Asian nations, will feature the attendance of leaders, thinkers, innovators and young leaders from across Asia, while also invite other like-minded countries to participate in dialogue.





Michele Schimpp

Deputy Assistant Administrator
Office of Investment and Innovation, U.S. Small Business Administration, USA

Hon. Kazuo Aichi

Former Member
House of Representatives, National Diet, Japan Former Director General, Defense Agency, Japan

H.E. Jejomar Binay, Sr.

Former Vice President
The Philippines

Hon. Raymond F. Burghardt

Former Chairman of the Board of Trustees
American Institute in Taiwan, Washington Headquarters, USA

H.E. Teofisto Guingona Jr.

Former Vice President
The Philippines

Hon. Tokuichiro Tamazawa

Former Member
House of Representatives, National Diet, Japan

Hon. Oh-seok Hyun

Former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Strategy and Finance
Republic of Korea

Hon. Kasit Piromya

Former Foreign Minister

Hon. Rizal Ramli

Former Coordinating Minister
Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs, Indonesia

Hon. Perfecto R. Yasay, Jr.

Former Secretary
Department of Foreign Affairs, The Philippines


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Yushan Forum panelists talk think tank collaboration, youth dialogue

Scholars, experts and NGO representatives from around the world on Thursday, Oct. 12, gathered in Taipei for a second day to participate in the Yushan Forum -- a newly launched platform for regional dialogue -- where they discussed the ...

Thai ex-minister affirms Taiwan’s role in upholding human rights

A former Japanese Minister of Agriculture on Oct. 12 called on Japan to start negotiation with Taiwan over possibly signing an economic partnership agreement facilitate two-way-trade as the latter is launching the New Southbound ...

President Tsai Ing-wen pledges to strengthen Taiwan’s regional role at inaugural Yushan Forum

“Yushan Forum: Asian Dialogue for Innovation and Progress,” a newly launched platform for regional dialogue that aims to promote the exchange of ideas across Asia Pacific, was held in Taipei from Oct. 11-12. With a theme of ...