CCUSC Event - CHINA Town Hall with Dave Rank

October 9

12:30pm - 2:00pm

Sie Complex, Room 1150

CCUSC is delighted to participate in the twelfth annual CHINA Town Hall presented by the National Committee on US China Relations.

CHINA Town Hall is a national conversation on China taking place in scores of communities throughout the United States and in Greater China

*Please note: This is a two-part event*


U.S.-China Relations in the Era of Donald Trump and Xi Jinping
David Rank, Senior Advisor at The Cohen Group
Moderated by: Prof. Suisheng Zhao, University of Denver

Tuesday October 9, 2018

SIE Complex—1st Floor - Room 1150
University of Denver
2201 S. Gaylord St.
Denver, CO 80208-0500

This event is free and open to the public. Lunch Provided.
For more information and to register before Monday Oct 8th please visit:

Dave Rank spent 27 years as a State Department Foreign Service Officer, including his final assignment as Deputy Chief of Mission and, following the 2016 election, as the Charge’ d’Affaires (acting Ambassador) at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. In addition to six Foreign Service assignments in greater China (three in Beijing, two at the American Institute in Taiwan and one at the U.S. Consulate General in Shanghai), Dave served at the U.S. embassies in Kabul, Athens, and Port Louis (Mauritius). In Washington, he worked in the office of the Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan (SRAP), the State Department Korea desk, as Special Assistant to the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs and as a Fellow at Georgetown University’s Institute for the Study of Diplomacy. In 2015 he received the State Department’s Distinguished Honor Award for his role in the release of the only American servicemember held by the enemy in Afghanistan. He is also the recipient of the American Foreign Service Association’s Sinclaire Award for the study of languages and their related cultures. He now serves as the head of the China practice at The Cohen Group, a global business strategy consultancy. He speaks Mandarin Chinese, French, Dari and Greek.