On May 14, 2019 at AMCHAM May Monthly Luncheon at Siam Kempinski hotel, we were honored to present Peter Haymond, the Charge d’Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Thailand, as the honored keynote speaker at our event. Peter spoke to the members about the ‘’U.S. Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy and Thailand’’. Upon his speech, he emphasized that ASEAN is central to our vision for our region; it is our indispensable and irreplaceable strategic partner. Moreover, he also gave insights on what the 3 pillars of the Indo-Pacific Strategy mean in the context of Thailand.