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10th China Business Conference

30
April
Tuesday
8:30AM ET
2:00PM
2 days
1
May
Wednesday
8:30AM ET
2:00PM
2 days

Location

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
1615 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20062

The China Business Conference is one of the leading conferences in the United States dedicated to economic, political, and regulatory developments affecting American business in China. 

It also provides business executives with unparalleled networking opportunities on China, including with the leadership of the American Chamber of Commerce in China, American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, and American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong as well as current and former senior policymakers from around the world, thought leaders, and other executives managing business with China.

 

Registration for the 10th China Business Conference is now closed.

Webcast

The Mike Allen session with Anthony Scaramucci has ended. An archive of the session is available below.

Agenda

10th China Business Conference Agenda

(Below agenda is subject to change)

Tuesday April 30, 2019
8:00am to 8:45am

Registration and Breakfast

Registration and Breakfast

8:45am to 8:55am

Opening Remarks

Opening Remarks

Speakers: 
Timothy Stratford, Managing Partner, Beijing, Covington & Burling
Jeremie Waterman, President, China Center
9:00am to 10:00am

Perspectives on the 70th Anniversary of the PRC: Is the Party Just Getting Started or Coming to an End?

Perspectives on the 70th Anniversary of the PRC: Is the Party Just Getting Started or Coming to an End?

Moderated By: 
Randal Phillips, Managing Director for Asia, Mintz Group
Speakers: 
Dr. Elizabeth Economy, C. V. Starr Senior Fellow and Director for Asia Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
John Garnaut, Founder of JG Global
Christopher Johnson, Senior Advisor and Freeman Chair in China Studies, CSIS
Dr. Victor C. Shih, Ho Miu Lam Chair Professor in China and Pacific Relations, University of California at San Diego
10:00am to 10:30am

A Conversation on the U.S., PRC and Global Economies

A Conversation on the U.S., PRC and Global Economies

Moderated By: 
Kayla Tausche, Correspondent, CNBC
Speakers: 
Pat Burke, President and CEO, HSBC USA
10:30am to 10:45am

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

10:45am to 11:45am

The Chinese Economy: A Light at the End of the Tunnel or More Darkness Ahead?

The Chinese Economy: A Light at the End of the Tunnel or More Darkness Ahead?

Moderated By: 
Lingling Wei, Chief China Economics Correspondent, The Wall Street Journal
Speakers: 
James Daniel, Assistant Director of Asia and Pacific Department and Mission Chief for China, IMF
Arthur Kroeber, Founding partner and head of research, Gavekal Dragonomics
Zhu Ning, Deputy Dean and Oceanwide Chair Professor at the National Institute of Finance and PBOC School of Finance, Tsinghua University
Daniel Rosen, Founding Partner, Rhodium Group
Leland Miller, Chief Executive Officer, China Beige Book
11:45am to 12:45pm

The Washington Corporate Perspective on U.S.-China Relations: Past, Present and Future

The Washington Corporate Perspective on U.S.-China Relations: Past, Present and Future

Moderated By: 
Charles Freeman, Senior Vice President for Asia, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Speakers: 
Bruce Andrews, Vice President of Global Public Policy, Softbank
Peter Cleveland, Vice President, Law and Policy Group and Deputy General Counsel, Intel Corp.
Christopher Padilla, Vice President for Government and Regulatory Affairs, IBM Corporation
Penelope Naas, Senior Vice President and District Manager for International Public Affairs and Sustainability, UPS
1:15pm to 2:15pm

Investment Strategies for Navigating the Storm: A Conversation with The Carlyle Group Co-CEO Kewsong Lee

Investment Strategies for Navigating the Storm: A Conversation with The Carlyle Group Co-CEO Kewsong Lee

Moderated By: 
Ambassador Robert M. Kimmitt, Senior International Counsel, WilmerHale
Speakers: 
Kewsong Lee, Co-Chief Executive Officer, The Carlyle Group
2:30pm to 3:30pm

Doing Business with China: The Perspectives of China-Based CEOs of Leading Foreign Companies

Doing Business with China: The Perspectives of China-Based CEOs of Leading Foreign Companies

Moderated By: 
Andrew Browne, Editorial Director of the Bloomberg New Economy Forum
Speakers: 
Matt Tsien, Executive Vice President and President, GM China
Jörg Wuttke, Vice President and Chief Representative, BASF China
Helen Zhu, Managing Director, Head of China Equities, BlackRock
Colm Rafferty, Vice President, Asia Pacific
3:30pm to 4:30pm

The Future of Global Supply Chains in an Era of Uncertainty

The Future of Global Supply Chains in an Era of Uncertainty

Moderated By: 
Jonathan Woetzel, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Co.
Speakers: 
Jennifer Bisceglie, President and CEO, Interos, Inc.
Eric Chewning, Chief of Staff to Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan
Joshua Green, Co-founder and CEO, Panjiva
Mark Duval, President, Terex China
4:30pm to 4:45pm

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

4:45pm to 5:45pm

Chinese Innovation and Industrial Policies: Strengths, Weaknesses and Implications for Foreign Companies

Chinese Innovation and Industrial Policies: Strengths, Weaknesses and Implications for Foreign Companies

Moderated By: 
James McGregor, Chairman, Greater China, APCO Worldwide
Speakers: 
Lee Branstetter, Professor of Economics and Publicy Policy, Carnegie Mellon University
David Fagan, Partner, Covington
Mats Harborn, President, EU Chamber of Commerce in China
John Neuffer, President and CEO, Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA)
Dr. Anthony Scriffignano, Senior Vice President, Chief Data Scientist, Dun & Bradstreet
5:45pm to 6:30pm

Reception

Reception

6:30pm to 8:30pm

Gala Dinner

Gala Dinner

Speakers: 
The Honorable Rick Larsen, Representative, U.S. House of Representatives
The Honorable Darin LaHood, Representative, U.S. House of Representatives
Wednesday May 1, 2019
8:00am to 8:30am

Registration and Breakfast

Registration and Breakfast

8:30am to 9:15am

Interpreting Trump on China: A Conversation with Anthony Scaramucci

Interpreting Trump on China: A Conversation with Anthony Scaramucci

Moderated By: 
Mike Allen, Co-Founder and Executive Editor
Speakers: 
Anthony Scaramucci, Founder and Co-Managing Partner, Skybridge Capital
9:15am to 10:15am

Looking Beyond an Agreement with China: Can it be Enforced and Multilateralized?

Looking Beyond an Agreement with China: Can it be Enforced and Multilateralized?

Moderated By: 
Shawn Donnan, Senior Writer, Bloomberg
Speakers: 
Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky, Senior International Partner, WilmerHale
Merit E. Janow, Dean, School of International and Public Affairs
Ambassador Susan C. Schwab, Professor, University of Maryland
10:15am to 11:15am

National Security vs. Commercial Opportunity: What Kind of Relationship will the U.S. and China Have in 10 Years?

National Security vs. Commercial Opportunity: What Kind of Relationship will the U.S. and China Have in 10 Years?

Moderated By: 
Myron Brilliant, Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Speakers: 
Thomas E. Donilon, Chairman, BlackRock Investment Institute
Tom Nides, Managing Director and Vice Chairman, Morgan Stanley
Alan R. Shaffer, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, Department of Defense
11:15am to 11:30am

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

11:30am to 12:30pm

When the Elephants Rumble: Global Perspectives on China, U.S.-China Relations, and the Future of the WTO

When the Elephants Rumble: Global Perspectives on China, U.S.-China Relations, and the Future of the WTO

Moderated By: 
Timothy Stratford, Managing Partner, Beijing, Covington & Burling
Speakers: 
Jorge Guajardo, Senior Director, McLarty Associates
Helena König, Deputy Director General, European Commission's Directorate-General for Trade
Keita Nishiyama, Director-General, Commerce and Information Policy Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Ambassador Alan Wm. Wolff, Deputy Director-General, World Trade Organization
Dr. Huiyao Wang, Founder and President, Center for China and Globalization
12:45pm to 2:00pm

Lunch

Lunch