CHINA IN 2020: A NEW TYPE OF SUPERPOWER. 6/15, 2:00-3:45pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: John L. Thornton China Center, Brookings. Speakers: Hu Angang, Director, Center for China Studies, Tsinghua University; Nicholas R. Lardy, Anthony M. Solomon Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Cheng Li, Director of Research, John L. Thornton China Center.
CHINA’S FIVE-YEAR PLAN, INDIGENOUS INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFERS, AND OUTSOURCING. 6/15, 9:00am-3:15pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Speakers: Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA); Dr. Willy C. Shih, Professor of Management Practice, Harvard Business School; Dr. Eswar Prasad, Nandlal P. Tolani Professor of Trade Policy, Cornell University and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; Dr. Adam Segal, Ira A. Lipman Senior Fellow for Counterterrorism and National Security Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; Mr. John Neuffer, Vice President for Global Policy, Information Technology Industry Council; Dr. Dieter Ernst, Senior Fellow, East-West Center; Dr. Ralph E. Gomory, Research Professor, NYU Stern School of Business and President Emeritus, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation; Mr. Leo Hindery, Jr., Chairman, U.S. Economy/Smart Globalization Initiative, New America Foundation; Dr. Philip I. Levy, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute.
DEATH BY CHINA. 6/16, Noon-1:30pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: American Iron and Steel Institute. Speakers: Peter Navarro, Business Professor, Paul Merage School of Business, University of California-Irvine; Greg Autry, Economics Professor, Paulo Merage School of Business, University of California-Irvine; Richard Fisher, senior fellow of Asian military affairs at the International Assessment and Strategy Center; Richard McCormack, editor and publisher of Manufacturing and Technology News; Peter Morici, professor of international business at the University of Maryland; and Alan Tonelson, research fellow of the U.S. Business and Industrial Council Educational Foundation.
FRIEND, FOE, OR FALLACY: HOW TO THINK ABOUT CHINA’S RISE. 6/16, 12:45-1:45pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: New American Foundation (NAF). Speakers: Ely Ratner, Associate Political Scientist, RAND Corporation; Steven Weber, Professor of Political Science and the School of Information, University of California-Berkley.
CHINESE FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT: IS IT A THREAT TO THE UNITED STATES, DOMESTICALLY OR GLOBALLY? 6/21, 10:00am–Noon, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Wilson Center and Asia Society Washington Center. Speakers: Daniel H. Rosen, Rhodium Group; Derek Scissors, Heritage Foundation; J.Stapleton Roy, Director, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States.
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