The speaker at the June 2013 CCST Council meeting will be Tai Ming Cheung, director of the Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC) located at the University of
California, San Diego in La Jolla. He also leads the institute's Study of Technology and Innovation
(SITC) project. His responsibilities include managing the institute's track two program, the Northeast Asia
Cooperation Dialogue, which brings together senior foreign ministry and defense officials as well as
academics from the United States, China, Japan, South Korea, North Korea, and Russia for informed
discussions on regional security issues.