Event Details

International Location: Jakarta


———-  INVITATION ———-

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in place of the U.S. Embassy Protocol Office invitation and confirmation 

**Please show this e-invitation along with your confirmation email 

and valid photo ID during the check in process


Program Agenda

Discussion on Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and 

The Mechanics of the U.S. Presidential Election By

The Economic Counselor to the U.S. Ambassador

Head of Economic Section of the U.S. Embassy, Jakarta, Indonesia

Jim D. Mullinax


Thank You & Farewell Reception For

The Ambassador of the United States of America

Robert Blake and Wife Sofia

Discussion and Q&As Will Cover Such Topics As

+ Everything you always wanted to know about TPP but were afraid to ask.

+ Where it came from, what it is, how it will work, who will benefit and how can Indonesia takes advantage of it.

+ Requirements and challenges that Indonesia must comply and overcome to be part of it.

+ If TPP will still pass once Obama finishes his term and the new President takes offices.

+ Mechanics of the U.S. Presidential Election.

On Tuesday, June 28, 2016, from 6:00 – 8:30 P.M.

At the U.S. Ambassador’s Residence

Jl. Taman Suropati No. 3, Menteng, Jakarta-Pusat

Dress: Smart Casual / Batik


About Our Hosts, Speaker and Section

Jim D. Mullinax

Economic Counselor to the Unites States Ambassador

The Economic Section plays a leading role in achieving the objectives of the Economic and Development Pillar in the U.S. Indonesia Comprehensive Partnership.  The section focuses on a full range of bilateral and multilateral economic engagement and issues and coordinates closely with other U.S. government agencies to promote U.S. economic goals and facilitate economic ties between the United States and Indonesia.

The Economic Section of the U.S. Embassy comprises of the Trade and Investments Unit where it promotes bilateral trade and investment, aiming to bolster trade and investment ties between the United States and Indonesia. The unit coordinates with several U.S. government agencies to pursue new opportunities, identify and remove barriers, promote transparency, and improve the investment climate in Indonesia.

Additionally, the Section also heads the Macroeconomics and Finance Unit where it promotes cooperation between the United States and Indonesia to build greater economic prosperity and strengthen international economic security with a focus on infrastructure and entrepreneurship and other issues related to Environment, Science, Technology and Health (ESTH).

Robert and Sofia Blake

The United States Ambassador and Wife 

As recently announced in the speech by the U.S. Ambassador, Robert Blake, during the celebration of the 240th Anniversary of the  U.S. Independence Day in Jakarta on May 26, 2016, he and his wife Sofia, will be finishing their term as the United States Ambassador to Indonesia this July. 

As a token of appreciation for the amazing work that both Bob and Sofia have done in the past two and a half years to foster and further develop the relationship between Indonesia and the United States we will be dedicating this reception to thank both of them. After more than 30 years of dedication to the U.S. State Department, Robert Blake will retire from the Foreign Service when he returns to Washington D.C..

We truly appreciate the unceasing effort and initiatives that both have done to encourage our two nations to work together collaboratively to strengthen their friendship and accomplish important things in areas such as trade and investments (NIL), education, social impact, digital economy, technology and e-commerce, energy, climate, and sustainability. 

It would therefore be our honor to welcome all of you the invited guests to join us at this wonderful occasion.


Registration Process

Please kindly register at this REGISTRATION LINK (spot available for first 20 guests)

and make the payment of Rp. 350.000/person within 24 hrs of registering your name to Cornell Club Indonesia

BCA Puri Mansion #5495021065

Iwan Kurniawan / Jessica Budiman

Confirmation for this limited space will be made based upon the payment date

RSVP and Payment by Monday, 20th June, 2016, midnight

Please provide the following required information

1) Full Name (in accordance to your ID)

2) Email

3) Company and Position
4) Valid ID# (i.e. KTP, KITAS, Passport)

Thank You!