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Conferences & Events

Past Events

Highlights of past events hosted by the Center for China-U.S. Cooperation include:

October 16- The CCUSC co-sponsored the 8th Annual China Town Hall featuring a live webcast from former President Jimmy Carter.The webcast was followed by a presentation from our on-site speaker, RADM Admiral Michael McDevitt (Ret.), who presented on Maritime Issues in the South China Sea. View his presentation below

October 3rd- Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari, Special Envoy to His Holiness the Dalai Lama and non-resident fellow at the Brookings Institution in the Foreign Policy program presented "Negotiating the Future of Tibet: An Insider's Story."

May 20 - Louisa Lim, Beijing correspondent for NPR and the BBC, discussed her new book, The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited. Read, or listen to, Louisa's April 15 story After 25 Years Of Amnesia, Remembering A Forgotten Tiananmen

April 17 - Laura Lane, President of Global Public Affairs at UPS, presented "The China-U.S. Economic Relationship: Perspectives from Government & Business.

Laura is responsible for all worldwide government affairs activities for UPS among the over 220 countries and territories it serves. Prior to joining UPS, Laura was Managing Director and Head of International Government Affairs at CitiGroup and VP for Global Public Policy with Time Warner. In her government career, Ms. Lane was responsible for bilateral trade affairs with the Middle Eastern and Mediterranean countries at the United States Trade Representative (USTR). She also negotiated market access commitments on trade in services with China as part of its accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) and served as U.S. negotiator for the WTO Financial Services negotiations, which resulted in a first-ever global agreement in 1997.  Watch the video below:


March 3, 2014 - Larry Diamond presented "Is Democracy in Global Decline?" Larry Diamond is Director of the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford, and Faculty Co-Director of the Haas Center for Public Service. The event was co-sponsored by the Center for Middle East Studies. Watch the video.

October 2013—China Town Hall, an annual event co-hosted by the National Committee of U.S.-China Relations, featured a live interview with Madeleine Albright via webcast. It was followed by a presentation by our on-site speaker, Frank Jannuzi who presented "Six Dragons Imperiling China's Future."

May 2013 - W. James McNerney discussed "Working with China: A CEO's Perspective." McNerney is chairman, president and CEO of The Boeing Company. Speaking to a crowd of over 100 attendees, McNerney described Boeing's strategy to partner with China across the entire value stream, including initiatives in air travel safety, advanced aviation systems and developing a bio-fuel aviation industry.

January 2013 – Major General Zhu Chenghu held an open conversation with students. He is the Dean of the Defense Affairs Institute for China's National Defense University of the People's Liberation Army. He is well known in America for his comments regarding Chinese use of nuclear weapons against the U.S.