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United States And China At 40: Seeking A New Framework To Manage Bilateral Relations

United States and China at 40: Seeking a New Framework to Manage Bilateral Relations

When:
January 16, 2019 – January 19, 2019 all-day
2019-01-16T00:00:00-05:00
2019-01-20T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
The Carter Center & Emory University
United States and China at 40: Seeking a New Framework to Manage Bilateral Relations @ The Carter Center & Emory University
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United States and China at 40:

 Seeking a New Framework to Manage Bilateral Relations

The Carter Center & Emory University, Atlanta

January 16 -19, 2019

An International Symposium to Commemorate

the 40thAnniversary of Normalization of US-China Diplomatic Relations

Organized by

The Carter Center

The Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries &

 The Institute of American Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

 

In Collaboration with

The Kettering Foundation

Fordham University

Institute for China-America Studies

National Committee on US-China Relations

Emory Student Government Association

Emory Chinese Students Association

Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies of Renmin University of China

US-China Business Council

Academy of Contemporary China and World Studies

Sponsored by

China-United States Exchange Foundation

The Ford Foundation

The National Association of Chinese Americans

Office of Global Strategies and Initiatives, Emory University

Emory Confucius Institute

The China Research Center

CB International Bank

US-Sino Friendship Association

Royal Business Bank

 

 

 

In late 1978, President Jimmy Carter and Vice Premier Deng Xiaoping reached the historic decision to establish full diplomatic relationship between the United States of America and the People’s Republic of China. As President Carter said, that decision changed the United States, China and the world. Diplomatic “normalization” took place on January 1, 1979.

Forty years have now passed since the birth of modern U.S.-China relations. To both  sides, and to the world at large, this relationship is today one of the most consequential bilateral relationships on earth. The United States and China also recognize that stable and productive relations over the past 40 years have contributed significantly to global peace and prosperity.

At present, however, this relationship is under strain, facing a serious crisis of trust and a broad spectrum of urgent challenges. It is therefore important for those deeply involved (both practitioners and academics) to come together and share their views on what factors have made the relationship in the past mutually beneficial and what will be required to sustain a viable U.S.-China relationship in the future.

The goal of this Symposium is to examine the past, analyze the present and seek a new framework to manage the future.

Discussions on Day One are jointly organized by The Carter Center, Fordham University, the Kettering Foundation, the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University, and the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations.

The program on Day Two is the result of collaborative efforts by The Carter Center and the Institute of American Studies of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, with strong support from the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries.

Roundtable discussions will be held at Emory University on Day Three. The Carter Center has joined with the Institute of China-America Studies and Chinese students at Emory University in organizing these sessions.

The National Association of Chinese Americans is organizing the Ruby Gala to honor President Carter and his contribution to the establishment and improvement of US-China relations.

These events would not have been possible without financial support from many parties. We are especialy grateful for the support of the Ford Foundation and the China-United States Exchange Foundation.

January 16

All day                                                Participants arrive

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm                  Dinner for participants

All participants will stay at the AC Marriott Hotel at: 101 Andrew Young International Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30303; Phone: (404) 524-5555

For information or other logistic issues, please call

Atif Choudhury at 803 338 7837

Ian Pilcher at 407-399-5302

January 17

7:45 am                                               Depart from hotel to The Carter Center

8:15 am – 8:55 am                  Breakfast at The Carter Center

9:00 am – 10:00 am                Keynote speeches

 

Moderator:

Amb. Mary Ann Peters, CEO, The Carter Center

Speakers:

Stephen ORLINS, President, National Committee on   

                 US-China Relations

WANG Boming,Editor-in-Chief, Caijing Magazine

Craig ALLEN, President, US-China Business Council

10:00 am – 10:30 am              Coffee Break

10:30 am – 12:00 pm    Roundtable: The Role of University Exchange and US China Relations

Moderator:

Ellen FAHEY-SMITH,Associate Vice President, the 

                     Office of Provost, Fordham

                     University

Speakers:

An YAN,Associate Dean for Research and Faculty 

         Development and Professor of Finance, Cabelli 

         School of Business, Fordham University

George HONG, Chief Research Officer, Associate Vice

               President for Academic Affairs and Professor

               of History, Fordham University

Mary BULLOCK, Former President, Agnes Scott College &

                Founding Dean, Duke Kunshan

                University

WU Xinbo, Professor & Director of the Center for American

          Studies and Dean of the Institute of International

           Studies, Fudan University

WANG Wen, Executive Director, Chongying Institute,

           Renmin University of China

This roundtable is organized by the Fordham University and RUC Chongyang Institute

12:00 pm – 01:30 pm              Lunch

Lunch speaker:

David MATHEWS,President & CEO, Kettering Foundation

01:40 pm – 03:10 pm              Roundtable: The Impact of Values and Misperceptions on US-China Relations

Moderator:

WU Baiyi, Director, Institute of American Studies, Chinese

          Academy of Social Sciences

Speakers:

David M. LAMPTON, Oksenberg-Rohlen Fellow, Asia

                                     Pacific Research Center, Sandford

                                     University

Jim LEACH, Former Congressman and President, National

            Endowment for Humanities

Maxine THOMAS, Vice President, Kettering Foundation

HUANG Renwei, Former Director, Institute of History,

               Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences

GAO Bingzhong, Professor of Sociology, Peking University

ZHAO Mei, Research Fellow, Institute of American Studies,

          Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

*This roundtable is organized by the Kettering Foundation and the Institute of American Studies, CASS

03:10 pm – 03:30 pm              Coffee break 

03:30 pm – 05:00 pm              Roundtable: Young Scholars & US-China Relations

 

                                                                                    Moderator:

Jan BERRIS, Vice President, National Committee on US-

             China Relations

Speakers:

Katherine KAUP,James B. Duke Professor of Asian Studies

                 and Politics & International Affairs,

                Furman University

WANG Peng,Associate Research Fellow, Chongyang

            Institutefor Financial Studies, Renmin

                University of China

Dawn MURPHY, Assistant Professor, International Security

              Studies, U.S. Air War College

*This roundtable is organized by National Committee on US-China Relations, the Institute of American Studies, CASS and the Chongyang Institute of RUC

05:00 pm                                 Depart from for Fernbank Museum          

5:30 pm – 8:00 pm                  Gala honor President Jimmy Carter for his contribution to a sustainable bilateral Relations between the United States of America and the People’s Republic of China.

                                                The dress code is business/festive attire.

*This gala is organized by the National Association of Chinese Americans and The Carter Center

 

 

January 18

7:45 am                                               Depart from hotel to The Carter Center

8:15 am – 8:55 am                  Breakfast at The Carter Center

9:00 am – 09:45 am                Opening Remarks

 

Moderator:

Amb. Mary Ann PETERS, CEO, The Carter Center

Speakers:

Mme. LI Xiaolin, President, Chinese People’s Association for

                Friendship with Foreign Countries

Hanscom SMITH, Director, Office of Chinese and Mongolian Affairs, U.S. Department of State

CUI Tiankai, Chinese Ambassador to the United

States

President Jimmy CARTER, 39thPresident of the United

                       States

09:50 am – 10:50 am              Keynote Speeches

Moderator:

Amb. PETERS, CEO, The Carter Center

Speakers:

ZHOU Mingwei,Former President, China International Publishing Group (TBC)

Susan THORNTON,Former Acting Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State  

10:50 am – 11:10 am              Coffee Break

11:10 am – 12:45 pm              Panel I: US-China Relations: Macro Views

                                         

Moderator:

Kenneth LIEBERTHAL,Senior Fellow Emeritus, The Brookings Institution

                                                Speakers:

David M. LAMPTON, Oksenberg-Rohlen Fellow, Asia

                                     Pacific Research Center, Sandford

                                     University

SHI Yinhong, Director, Centerfor American Studies, Renmin

           University of China

Chas FREEMAN, Senior Fellow, Brown University’s Watson

                 Institute for international and Public

                 Affairs  

NIU Jun, Professor, School of International Relations, Peking

       University

Harry HARDING, Founding dean, Batten School of

                 Leadership and Public Policy, University

                 of Virginia

WU Xinbo, Director, Institute of American Studies,

           Fudan University

Ryan HASS, David M. Rubenstein Fellow, Brookings

            Institution

12: 45 pm – 01:25 pm             Boxed Lunch

01:30 pm – 02:45 pm              Panel II: US-China Relations: Societal Interaction  

                                         

Moderator:

Audie WONG, Secretary General, China-United States

              Exchange Foundation

                                                Speakers:

GAO Bingzhong, Professor of Sociology, Peking University

Mary BULLOCK, Former President, Agnes Scott College &

                Founding Dean, Duke Kunshan University

ZHAO Mei, Research Fellow, Institute of American Studies,

          Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Elizabeth KNUP, Country Director for China, Ford

                Foundation

Gordon H. CHANG, Professor of History, Stanford

                   University

                      YAO Yao, Associate Professor in International Relations, China Foreign Affairs University

02:45 pm – 04:10 pm              Panel III: US-China Relations: Geostrategic Implications

Moderator:

Suisheng ZHAO, Professor, University of Denver

                                                Speakers:

WU Baiyi, Director, Institute of American Studies, Chinese

         Academy of Social Sciences

Michael SWAINE, Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for

                  International Peace

TAO Wenzhao, Research Fellow, Institute of American

            Studies, Chinese Academy of SocialScience

Shelley RIGGER, Professor, Davidson College

Robert ROSS, Professor, Boston College

Lyle GOLDSTEIN (TBC), Associate Professor, US Naval

                         War College

ZHU Feng, Director, China Center for Collaborative Studies of the South China Sea, Nanjing University

04:10 pm – 04:30 pm              Coffee Break

04:30 pm – 05:40 pm              Panel IV: US-China Relations: Technology, Trade and Investment

 

Moderator:

David FIRESTEIN, Founding Director, Center for China

                     Public Policies, University of Texas

                                                Speakers:

HUANG Renwei, Former Director, Institute of History,

               Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences

David DOLLAR, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

ZHAO Gang, Research Fellow, Chinese Academy of Science

           and Technology for Development

Arthur KROEBER, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Brookings –

                  – Tsinghua Center

05:40 pm – 06:00 pm              Concluding Remarks

                                                Speaker:

                        William Overholt, Senior Research Fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School

  

06:10 pm                                 Depart for Emory University

06:30 pm – 07:45 pm              Fordham University & Emory UniversityReception/Dinner (Ackerman Hall, Carlos Museum)

                                               

Opening remarks by

Ellen FAHEY-SMITH,Associate Vice President, the Office of Provost, Fordham University                                                                                 

Paul MARTHERS,Vice Provost for Enrollment Management & Vice President of Campus Life, Emory

                                               

07:45 pm – 09:30 pm              Screening: Better Angels

 This is a 90-min theatrical documentary film written & directed by two-time Academy Award-winner, Malcolm Clarke, produced by William Mundell & Han Yi, – examines the proposition that America and China can benefit enormously by looking beyond their traditional rivalries to a future in which differences are respected rather than suspected – and where both sides focus on the issues that unite them, rather than those that drive them apart.

  January 19

 

7:00 am –8:00 am                   Breakfast at hotel

8:30 am                                   Depart for Emory University

9:00 am – 09:30 am                Opening Remarks

Moderator:

Dwight MA, President, Student Government  

            Association, Emory University

Speakers:

WU Shicun, President, National Institute for the South

            China Sea Studies

Michael A. Elliott, Professor and Dean, Emory College of Arts and Sciences

09:30 am – 11:00 am              Panel I: U.S.-China Political and Security Issues

 

Moderator:

Yawei LIU, Director, China Program, The

           Carter Center

                                                Speakers:

Michael SWAINE, Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for

                 International Peace

ZHU Feng, Director, China Center for Collaborative Studies

          of the South China Sea, Nanjing University

Carla FREEMAN, Executive Director of the SAIS Foreign

                 Policy Institute, Johns Hopkins University

Suisheng ZHAO, Editor, Journal of Contemporary China, Professor, University of Denver

11:00 am – 11:15 pm              Coffee Break

11:15 am – 12:15 pm              Panel II: US-China Trade & Investment Issues

                                                          Moderator:

Robert A. KAPP, President, Robert A. Kapp & Associates, Inc.

                                                Speakers:

Craig ALLEN, President, US-China Business Council

SHI Yinhong, Director, Center for American Studies, Renmin

           University of China

Sourabh GUPTA, Senior Fellow, Institute for China-America

YU Fei, Deputy Representative, Asian Development Bank,

       North American Representative Office 

JIANG Yonghua, Managing Director, China/U.S. Cross

               Border Deals Co-leader, PWC

12:15 pm – 01:30 pm              Lunch

                                                Lunch Speaker:

David Shambaugh, Gaston Sigur Professor of Asian Studies, Political Science & International Affairs, George Washington University

YU Yunquan, Deputy Director General, Academy of

Contemporary China and World Studies

01:30 pm – 03:00 pm              Panel III: US-China Healthcare Industry Cooperation

 

Moderator:

Deboleena ROY, Chair, Department of Women’s, Gender, and  

                  Sexuality Studies, Emory University

                                                Speakers:

Jingjing YANG, Assistant Professor of Human Genetics at Emory University

Jeffery KOPLAN, Vice President of Emory Global Health Institute, Former Director of CDC 1998-2002

Zhuo (Adam) CHEN, Health Policy & Management
Associate Professor of College of Public Health from University of Georgia

03:00 pm – 03:15 pm              Coffee Break

03:15 pm – 04:30 pm              Panel V: US-China Maritime Disputes

 

Moderator:

WU Shicun, President, National Institute for the Sout China Sea Studies

                                                Speakers:

Abraham D. SOFAER,George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy and National Security Affairs, Emeritus, Hoover Institution

PENG Nian, Research Associate, National Institute for the South China Sea Studies 

       David FIRESTEIN, Founding Director, Center for China Public Policy, University of Texas

Lyle GOLDSTEIN, Associate Professor, US Naval

                  War College

HONG Nong, Executive Director, Institute for China-

            America Studies

04:30 pm – 06:00 pm              Panel VI: Doing Business in America and China

Moderator:

TBD

                                                Speakers:

ZHANG Yiliu & ZHANG Zhuan, Founders, Zhang Do & Zhang Hua Media Co

FU Jiannan, CFO, Sany America

LIU Xinxu,Jereh Energy Services Corporation America

JIANG Yibo, Jereh Energy Services Corporation America

 

06:00 pm – 06:15 pm              Concluding Remarks

                                          Speaker:

                     TBD

06:30 pm – 08:00 pm              Reception/Dinner

08:00 pm                                     Shuttle departs for hotel

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