President of The US-China Business Council Craig Allen
dialogues with Professor Wu Xiaoqiu
US-China Relations and Trade Talks :American Business Community Perspective
Time: Wednesday June 19th, 2019, 18:00 -20:00
Venue: Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China (RDCY), Room 602, 6th Floor, Wenhua Building, No. 59 Zhongguancun Street, Haidian District, Beijing
Languages: English & Chinese
Moderator: Wang Wen, Executive Dean of RDCY, Executive Director of Sino-US people-to-people exchange Center
Craig Allen was named president of the US-China Business Council (USCBC) in July, 2018. Allen has nearly 30 years of experience in Asia, where he served most recently as US Ambassador to Brunei. Craig Allen began his career with the Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration in 1985, part of that time as an international economist focusing on China. In 1988, Allen transferred to the American Institute in Taiwan where he served as Director of the American Trade Center in Taipei until 1992 when he re-joined the Department of Commerce for a three-year posting in Beijing. In this role, Allen served as Commercial Attaché responsible for the chemical sector, consumer goods and medical equipment. Subsequent postings took Allen and his family to Tokyo, Seattle, Beijing, Johannesburg, and Washington, DC. During his posting to Beijing from 2002 – 2006, Allen served as the Senior Commercial Officer at the U.S. Mission to China. Also during this time, Allen was promoted to the Minister Counselor rank of the Senior Foreign Service. In 2010, Allen became Deputy Assistant Secretary for Asia at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, and was later promoted to Deputy Assistant Secretary for China.
Wu Xiaoqiu, Vice President of Renmin University of China, Director of Sino-US people-to-people exchange Center, Director of the Institute of Finance and Securities, First Class Professor (Finance), Vice Chairman of Academic Committee of Renmin University of China, and Distinguished Professor of Chang Jiang Scholars, ministry of education (2007). Professor Wu Xiaoqiu is a scholar with great influence in the field of capital market research in China's economics field. He is an important pioneer in China's securities teaching, scientific research, personnel training and capital market theory research.
Danilo Türk, Former President of Slovenia, Non-Resident Senior Fellow of RDCY
Zhang Yanling, Former Vice President of Bank of China, Senior Fellow of RDCY
Jia Jinjing, Assistant to the Dean and Director of the Macro Research Department, RDCY
18:00-18:05 Introduction by Moderator Dr. Wang Wen
18:05-18:45 Keynote Speech by Mr. Craig Allen
18:45-19:15 Remark by Professor Wu Xiaoqiu
19:35-20:00 Interactive Q&A Session