Speakers: Regan Kwan

Research Associate - Southeast Asia Program and the Energy, Water, and Sustainability Program at Stimson Center

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Regan Kwan is a research associate with the Southeast Asia Program and the Energy, Water, and Sustainability Program. He leads the program’s data collection and management processes and manages the technical aspect of the Mekong Infrastructure Tracker platform and Mekong Dam Monitor. Before joining the Stimson Center, he worked as a consultant and research assistant at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT). He holds a MPP from the University of California, San Diego and a BA from the University of California, Los Angeles. Regan’s contributions to the Mekong Infrastructure Tracker and the Mekong Dam Monitor resulted in the Southeast Asia Program’s winning a 2021 Esri Special Achievement in GIS Award. His data management efforts also supported the Mekong Dam Monitor project team as recipients of 1st Prize in the 2021 Prudence Foundation’s Disaster Tech Competition and the Renewable Natural Resources Foundation’s 2021 Outstanding Achievement Award.

On the agenda



  1. Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  2. Caribou Space

  3. Esri

  4. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

  5. Picterra

  6. Planet

  7. Replicable AI for Microplanning (RAMP)

  8. SparkGeo

  9. United States Agency for International Development (USAID)


  1. Azavea

  2. Capella Space

  3. D4DInsights

  4. Element84

  5. European Space Agency (ESA)

  6. Locana

  7. PLACE

  8. Radiant Earth Foundation

  9. TileDB

  10. Umbra


  1. Cyient

  2. Development Seed

  3. DevGlobal

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