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Luncheon Dialogue with Taiwanese Diplomat Vincent Liu

September 29 at 7:28 pm

In the 21st event in Global Atlanta’s Consular Conversations Series, the editorial team will be interviewing the newly arrived Diplomat,Vincent J.Y. Liu.

Topics of discussion:

  • Taipei Economic and Cultural Office’s objectives in the Southeast
  • State of cross-strait relations under DPP government
  • Taiwan’s shifting diplomatic alliances
  • Changes in US-Taiwan relations under Trump
  • Taiwanese investment in Georgia—energy, electronics, manufacturing, fintech
  • 40 Years of Taipei-Atlanta sister-city relations

The format:

  • Catered light lunch with soft drinks
  • One-on-one conversation with the Global Atlanta editorial team, followed by an audience Q&A
  • Discussion covered by Global Atlanta and published in a later article

About our speaker:

Mr. Vincent J.Y. Liu is the Director General of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Atlanta. He started his assignment at the TECO Atlanta office in midtown on December 19, 2016, arriving in Atlanta from Taipei with his family to assume the posting.

DG Liu oversees the TECO Atlanta jurisdiction that covers the Southeastern states of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. In addition to consular services, TECO Atlanta is also dedicated to promoting cooperation and mutual understanding between Taiwan and the Southeastern United States in economic, cultural, and educational areas.

The Director General is a career diplomat of Taiwan. Prior to Atlanta, he was posted on official assignments to Moscow, Washington DC, New York,and Singapore.

He earned two advanced degrees in Master of Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government of Harvard University in 2005. He also has a Master of International Relations and a BA in Diplomacy from National Chengchi University in Taiwan.

Born in a Catholic family, DG Liu is a devoted parishioner of the Holy Spirit Catholic Church of Atlanta. In April 2018, he was bestowed the title, Member of the Martin Luther King Jr. International College of Ministers and Laity. He is married to Gloria Chiao and has two children.


September 29, 2023
7:28 pm
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