Spotlight C100 2017 Annual Conference, Washington DC
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C100 2017 Annual Conference, Washington DC

Billed as the United States' premier conference on US-China relations and Asian American advancement, C100 conference will be held May 18-20.

May 17, 2017 1:04 AM (UTC+8)

The Committee of 100, a leadership organization composed of prominent Chinese Americans in business, government, academia and the arts will hold its Annual Conference in Washington, DC on May 18-20.

The conference is billed as the United States’ premier conference on US-China relations and Asian American advancement.

Over 500 major influencers in government, business, academia and the media are expected to attend. Asia Times is proud to be an official media sponsor of the event which is being held at the Ronald Reagan Building and the JW Marriott hotel in Washington.

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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and China’s ambassador to the US, Cui Tiankai have been invited as speakers. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has unanimously approved Branstad’s nomination to be the next US ambassador to China.

This year’s conference topics include:

  • US-China Public Perceptions in 2017: A Mirror Survey
  • US-China Trade and Economic Outlook
  • Geopolitics in the Trump-Xi Era
  • The Role of Media in US-China Relations
  • US-China Soft Power Dynamics
  • Chinese-American Journeys: TED-Style talks by C100 members

Further information on the event, including attendance, can be found at the committee’s website.

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