8th China Business Conference

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2 days
2 days


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 and the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, senior U.S. policymakers, thought leaders, and other executives managing business with China.
Agenda Topics include:
  • Chinese Domestic Politics
  • The State of the Chinese Economy
  • China’s Regional Economic Strategy
  • U.S. – China Relations in a Changing Asia
  • The Future of U.S.-China Economic and Commercial Relations
  • The Business Climate for Foreign Companies in China
  • Made in China 2025
  • Chinese Overseas Foreign Direct Investment

Confirmed Speakers include:

  • Andrew Batson, Director of China Research, Gavekal Dragonomics
  • Ian Bremmer, Author and President, Eurasia Group
  • Myron Brilliant, Executive Vice President and Head of International, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Mike Brown, Presidential Innovation Fellow; Former CEO, Symantec
  • Andy Browne, Senior Correspondent and Columnist, Wall Street Journal
  • Katherine Butler, General Counsel, GE Digital
  • Mark Duval, President of Greater China, Terex Corporation
  • Wendy Cutler, Vice President, Asia Society Policy Institute & Managing Director of Asia Society Washington
  • David Fagan, Partner, Covington & Burling
  • Michael Forsythe, NY Times Reporter
  • Hank Greenberg, Chairman and CEO, C.V. Starr and Co., Inc.
  • Carlos Gutierrez, Chair, Albright Stonebridge Group; former Secretary of Commerce
  • Sebastian Heilmann, President, Mercator Institute for China Studies
  • Amb Carla Hills, Co-Chairman, Council on Foreign Relations; Chairman and CEO, Hills and Company
  • David Hoffman, Vice President and Managing Director, The Conference Board China Center
  • Robert Hormats, Vice Chairman, Kissinger Associates
  • Ken Jarrett, President, American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai
  • Chris Johnson, Senior Adviser and Freeman Chair in China Studies, CSIS
  • Amb Robert Kimmitt, Senior International Counsel and Co-Chair, Strategic Response Group, WilmerHale
  • Arthur Kroeber, Managing Director, Gavekal Dragonomics
  • Andrew Liveris, President, Chairman and CEO, Dow Chemical Company; Head of White House Manufacturing Jobs Initiative
  • David Marchick, Managing Director and Head of External Affairs, The Carlyle Group
  • James McGregor, Chairman for Greater China, APCO Worldwide
  • Evan Medeiros, Managing Director and Practice Head for Asia, Eurasia Group
  • Barry Naughton, Sokwanlok Chair of Chinese International Affairs, University of California at San Diego
  • John Neuffer, President and CEO, Semiconductor Industry Association
  • Frederic Neumann, Co-Head of Asian Economics Research, Managing Director at HSBC
  • Evan Osnos, Staff Writer, The New Yorker
  • Henry Paulson, Chairman, the Paulson Institute; former U.S. Treasury Secretary
  • Randal Phillips, Partner and Managing Director for Asia, Mintz Group
  • Markus Rodlauer, Deputy Director and Mission Chief China, IMF
  • Daniel Rosen, Founding Partner Rhodium Group
  • The Honorable Kevin Rudd, President, Asia Society Policy Institute
  • Jake Sullivan, Martin R. Flug Visiting Lecturer, Yale Law School
  • Joerg Wuttke, President, European Chamber of Commerce in China; Chief Representative, BASF China
  • Jonathan Woetzel, Director of the McKinsey Global Institute and Senior Partner
  • William Zarit, Chairman, American Chamber of Commerce in China; Senior Counselor, The Cohen Group
  • Robert Zoellick, Chairman, Goldman Sachs' International Advisors; former USTR and Deputy Secretary of State

Current agenda available below.
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