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Summit held in US commemorating 40th Anniversary of normalization of Sino-US ties

2019-01-18

Symposiums held in Carter Center and Emory University to commemorate 40th Anniversary of normalization of Sino-US diplomatic ties, with the theme of "United States and China at 40: Seeking a New Framework to Manage Bilateral Relations", gathering famous scholars and experts from the two countries.


Organizers




Jan. 16, 2019


Location: Carter Center

06:30 pm-08:30 pm

Guests' Arrival


Jan. 17, 2019


Location: Carter Center

09:00 am-10:00 am Keynote speeches


Moderator:

Robert A. KAPP, Senior Advisor, The China Program, The Carter Center


Speakers:

Stephen ORLINS, President, National Committee on US-China Relations

Bob Holden, President, United States Heartland China Association

Craig ALLEN, President, US-China Business Council


10:30 am-12:00 pm Roundtable: The Role of University Exchange and US China Relations


Moderator:

Ellen FAHEY-SMITH, Associate Vice President, the Office of Provost, Fordham University


Speakers:

An YAN, Associate Dean for Research and Faculty, Development and Professor of Finance, Cabelli School of Business, Fordham University

George HONG, Chief Research Officer, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of History, Fordham University

Mary BULLOCK, Former President, Agnes Scott College & Founding Dean, Duke Kunshan University

WU Xinbo, Professor & Director of the Center for American Studies and Dean of the Institute of International Studies, Fudan University

GAO Bingzhong, Professor of Sociology, Peking University


*This roundtable is organized by the Fordham University and RUC Chongyang Institute


12:00 pm-01:20 pm Lunch


Lunch speaker:

David MATHEWS, President & CEO, Kettering Foundation


01:30 pm-03:10 pm Roundtable: The Impact of Values and Misperceptions on US-China Relations


Moderator:

WU Baiyi, Director, Institute of American Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences


Speakers:

David M. LAMPTON, Oksenberg-Rohlen Fellow, Asia Pacific Research Center, Sandford University

Jim LEACH, Former Congressman and President, National Endowment for Humanities

Maxine THOMAS, Vice President, Kettering Foundation

GAO Bingzhong, Professor of Sociology, Peking University

ZHAO Mei, Research Fellow, Institute of American Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

LI Youmei, President, Chinese Sociological Association


03:30 pm-05:00 pm Roundtable: Young Scholars & US-China Relations


Moderator:

Jan BERRIS, Vice President, National Committee on US-China Relations


Speakers:

Katherine KAUP, James B. Duke Professor of Asian Studies and Politics & International Affairs, Furman University

WANG Peng (王鹏), Associate Research Fellow, Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China

Dawn MURPHY, Assistant Professor, International Security Studies, U.S. Air War College

Weihua An, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Emory University


*This roundtable is organized by National Committee on US-China Relations, the Institute of American Studies, CASS and the Chongyang Institute of RUC


05:30 pm-9:30 pm Gala honor President Jimmy Carter for his contribution to a sustainable bilateral Relations between the United States of America and the People’s Republic of China.


Jan. 18, 2019


Location: Carter Center

09:00 am-09:45 am Opening Remarks


Moderator:

Ambassador Mary Ann PETERS, CEO, The Carter Center


Speakers:

Mme. LI Xiaolin, President, Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries

CUI Tiankai, Chinese Ambassador to the United States

President Jimmy CARTER, 39th President of the United States


09:50 am-10:50 am Keynote Speeches


Moderator:

Ambassador PETERS, CEO, The Carter Center


Speakers:

ZHOU Mingwei (周明伟),Former President,China International Publishing Group

Susan THORNTON, Former Acting Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State


11:10 am-12:45 pm Panel I: US-China Relations: Macro Views


Moderator:

Kenneth LIEBERTHAL, Senior Fellow Emeritus, The Brookings Institution


Speakers:

David M. LAMPTON, Oksenberg-Rohlen Fellow, Asia Pacific Research Center, Sandford University

SHI Yinhong, Director, Center for American Studies, Renmin University of China

Chas FREEMAN, Senior Fellow, Brown University’s Watson Institute for international and Public Affairs

NIU Jun, Professor, School of International Relations, Peking University

Harry HARDING, Founding dean, Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, University of Virginia

WU Xinbo, Director, Institute of American Studies, Fudan University

Ryan HASS, David M. Rubenstein Fellow, Brookings Institution


01:30 pm-02:45 pm Panel II: US-China Relations: Societal Interaction


Moderator:

Audie WONG, Secretary General, China-United States Exchange Foundation


Speakers:

GAO Bingzhong, Professor of Sociology, Peking University

Mary BULLOCK, Former President, Agnes Scott College & Founding Dean, Duke Kunshan University

ZHAO Mei, Research Fellow, Institute of American Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Elizabeth KNUP, Country Director for China, Ford Foundation

Gordon H. CHANG, Professor of History, Stanford University

YAO Yao, Associate Professor in International Relations, China Foreign Affairs University


02:45 pm-04:10 pm Panel III: US-China Relations: Geostrategic Implications


Moderator:

Suisheng ZHAO, Professor, University of Denver


Speakers:

WU Baiyi, Director, Institute of American Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Michael SWAINE, Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

TAO Wenzhao, Research Fellow, Institute of American Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Science

Shelley RIGGER, Professor, Davidson College

LI Nan, Associate Research Fellow, Institute of American Studies, CASS

Robert ROSS, Professor, Boston College


04:30 pm-05:40 pm Panel IV: US-China Relations: Technology, Trade and Investment


Moderator:

Fred TENG, President, American China Public Affairs Institute


Speakers:

HUANG Renwei, Former Director, Institute of History, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences

David DOLLAR, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

ZHAO Gang, Research Fellow, Chinese Academy of Science and Technology for Development

Arthur KROEBER, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Brookings-Tsinghua Center


05:40 pm-06:00 pm Concluding Remarks


Speaker:

William OVERHOLT, Senior Research Fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School


Opening remarks by

Ellen FAHEY-SMITH, Associate Vice President, the Office of Provost, Fordham University

Paul MARTHERS, Vice Provost for Enrollment Management & Vice President of Campus Life, Emory


07:45 pm-10:00 pm Screening: Better Angels


Introduced by

Yawei LIU, Director, China Program, The Carter Center


Discussion led by

William Mundell, Producer of Better Angels Honorary Professor, Tsinghua University

David Dreier, Co-executive producer of Better Angels, Former U.S House of Representative from California


* This is a 90-min theatrical documentary film written & directed by two-time Academy Award-winner, Malcolm Clarke, produced by William Mundell & Han Yi, -examines the proposition that America and China can benefit enormously by looking beyond their traditional rivalries to a future in which differences are respected rather than suspected - and where both sides focus on the issues that unite them, rather than those that drive them apart.


Jan. 19, 2019


Location: Emory University

09:00 am-09:30 am Opening Remarks


Moderator:

Dwight MA, President, Student Government Association, Emory University


Speaker:

WU Shicun, President, National Institute for the South China Sea Studies

Emory speaker, TBD


09:30 am-11:00 am Panel I: U.S.-China Political and Security Issues


Moderator:

Yawei LIU, Director, China Program, The Carter Center


Speakers:

Michael SWAINE, Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Fred TENG, President, American China Public Affairs Institute

Carla FREEMAN, Executive Director of the SAIS Foreign Policy Institute, Johns Hopkins University

Suisheng ZHAO, Editor, Journal of Contemporary China, Professor, University of Denver


11:15 am-12:30 pm Panel II: US-China Trade & Investment Issues


Moderator:

Robert A. KAPP, Senior Adviser, China Program, the Carter Center


Speakers:

Craig ALLEN, President, US-China Business Council

SHI Yinhong, Director, Center for American Studies, Renmin University of China

Sourabh GUPTA, Senior Fellow, Institute for China-America Studies

YU Fei, Deputy Representative, Asian Development Bank, North American Representative Office

JIANG Yonghua, Managing Director, China/U.S. Cross Border Deals Co-leader, PWC


12:30 pm-01:45 pm Lunch


Lunch Speakers:

David SHAMBAUGH, Gaston Sigur Professor of Asian Studies, Political Science & International Affairs, George Washington University

WANG Wen (王文), Executive Director, Chongyang Institute, Renmin University of China


Moderator:

YU Yunquan (于运全), Deputy Director General, Academy of Contemporary China and World Studies


01:45 pm-03:00 pm Panel III: US-China Healthcare Industry Cooperation


Moderator:

Deboleena ROY, Chair, Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Emory University


Speakers:

Jingjing YANG, Assistant Professor of Human Genetics at Emory University

Jeffery KOPLAN, Vice President of Emory Global Health Institute, Former Director of CDC 1998-2002

Zhuo (Adam) CHEN, Health Policy & Management, Associate Professor of College of Public Health from University of Georgia

Haian FU, Chair and Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, Emory University School of Medicine

CHEN Jinsong, Chief Technology Officer, LifeNet Health


03:15 pm-04:30 pm Panel V: US-China Maritime Disputes


Moderator:

WU Shicun, President, National Institute for the South China Sea Studies


Speakers:

Abraham D. SOFAER, George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy and National Security Affairs, Emeritus, Hoover Institution

PENG Nian, Research Associate, National Institute for the South China Sea Studies

David FIRESTEIN, Founding Director, Center for China Public Policy, University of Texas

HONG Nong, Executive Director, Institute for China- America Studies


04:45 pm-06:00 pm Panel VI: Doing Business in America and China


Moderator:

Catherine ZHANG, Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley


Speakers:

ZHANG Yiliu & ZHANG Zhuan, Founders, Zhang Do & Zhang Hua Media Co

FU Jiannan, CFO, Sany America

LIU Xinxu, Jereh Energy Services Corporation America

JIANG Yibo, Jereh Energy Services Corporation America


06:00 pm-06:15 pm Concluding Remarks


Speaker:

Yawei LIU, Director, China Program, The Carter Center

Key Words: China   US   40 years   RDCY  

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