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During a historic state visit to Hanoi, Vietnam, President Joseph R. Biden and General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong elevated U.S.‐Vietnam relations to a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, renewing the strength and dynamism of the U.S.‐Vietnam relationship as both countries work together to achieve our shared goals of peace, prosperity, and sustainable development.
You are welcome to join us for the meeting with U.S. Ambassador Marc Knapper, who will brief us about the new partnership and what it will mean for AmCham members at 10:30 am on Oct 3, 2023.
|Marc E. Knapper is a member of the Senior Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State and the Ambassador to Vietnam. He most recently served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Korea and Japan from August 2018 to July 2021. Prior to assuming this position, Marc was Chargé d’Affaires ad interim in Seoul from 2017 to 2018 and Deputy Chief of Mission from 2015 to 2016. Earlier assignments include Director for India Affairs, Director for Japan Affairs, and tours in Seoul, Baghdad, Tokyo, and Hanoi.
Marc is a recipient of the Secretary of State’s Distinguished Service Award, the nation’s highest diplomatic honor. Marc has also received a Presidential Meritorious Service Award and the Department of State’s Linguist of the Year Award. He is a summa cum laude graduate of Princeton University, and also studied at the University of Tokyo, Middlebury College’s intensive Japanese program, the Army War College, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Seminar XXI program. Marc speaks Korean, Japanese, and Vietnamese.
A native of Los Angeles, Marc is married to Suzuko Knapper and they have one son, Alex, who is 21.
|10:00 AM||Registration & Refreshment|
|10:30 AM||Welcome remarks|
|10:35 AM||Discussion with U.S. Ambassador Marc Knapper|
|12:00 PM||Event ends|
AmCham Members: VND 700,000
Non-members: VND 850,000
AmCham Members: VND 300,000
Non-members: VND 450,000