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World Leadership Forum The U.S. And China: Taking Stock And Looking Ahead.

This year's World Leadership Forum that will focus on the topic of U.S.-China relations.

When:
September 28, 2017 8:00am to 5:00pm
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 The Foreign Policy Association is proud to announce the 17th annual World Leadership Forum.
 
Hosted by the Foreign Policy Association, the World Leadership Forum is one of the foremost public forums on global affairs. Over the years, heads of government and state, executives, investors and policy makers, have participated to discuss and exchange views on global trends and issues that shape business and foreign policy agendas.
 
This year’s World Leadership Forum will focus on the topic of U.S.-China relations.
 
 
 
8:30 am                          Registration (Morning Session: PwC, 300 Madison Avenue)
 
8:55 am                         Welcome Remarks by: Brendan Dougher
 
  New York Metro Market Managing Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
 
 
 
9:00-9.55 am               
 
PANEL DISCUSSION: GLOBAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
 
Moderated by: Neil Dhar
 
Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
 
Marc Chandler
 
Senior Vice President, Brown Brothers Harriman
 
Alex Dryden
 
Global Market Analyst, J.P. Morgan Asset Management
 
Abby Joseph Cohen
 
Advisory Director, Goldman Sachs
 
10:00-10.55 am          
 
PANEL DISCUSSION: U.S.-CHINA RELATIONS: TAKING STOCK AND LOOKING AHEAD
 
Moderated by: Sarwar Kashmeri
 
Fellow, Foreign Policy Association, Adjunct Professor of Political Science, Norwich University
 
Orville Schell
 
Director, Asia Society’s Center on U.S.-China Relations
 
Bonnie Glaser
 
Senior Advisor for Asia, Director of China Power Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies
 
Dr. Yukon Huang
 
Asia Program Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
 
Susan Shirk
 
Chair of the 21st Century China Center and Research Professor, UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy; Fmr. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State
 
11:00-11:55 am          
 
PANEL DISCUSSION: CHINA’S NEW OUTBOUND ECONOMIC POLICY
 
Moderated by: Amb. (Ret.) R. Nicholas Burns
 
Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
 
Evan Medeiros
 
Eurasia Asia Team Head, Eurasia Group & USG; Fmr. special assistant to the president and senior director for Asian affairs at the White House's National Security Council
 
Elizabeth Economy
 
C.V. Starr Senior Fellow & Director for Asia Studies, CFR
 
Daniel Rosen
 
Founding Partner, Rhodium Group; Senior Associate and Freeman Chair in China Studies, Center for Strategic and International Studies
 
 
 
                Luncheon Program
 
12:30-2:30pm              Lunch and Keynote Address: Harvard Hall, 35 W 44th Street
 
Ambassador Zhang Qiyue
 
Consul General of the People's Republic of China in New York
 
Ruchir Sharma
 
Chief Global Strategist, Morgan Stanley Investment Management
 
 
 
               Afternoon Session: PwC, 300 Madison Avenue
 
3:00-3:55 pm              
 
PANEL DISCUSSION: WORD FROM WALL STREET
 
Moderated by: Julien Courbe
 
Partner, Financial Services Advisory Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
 
Dr. Richard W. Peach
 
Senior Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
 
Ellen Zentner
 
Chief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley
 
Michelle Meyer
 
Head of U.S. Economics, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
 
4:00-4:55 pm              
 
PANEL DISCUSSION: REASSESSING AMERICA'S ROLE IN THE WORLD
 
Moderated by: Joshua Keating
 
Staff Writer, Foreign Policy Analyst, Slate
 
Aaron L. Friedberg
 
Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
 
Jonathan Alter
 
Author, Reporter, Columnist, and TV Analyst 
 
Stephen Sestanovich
 
George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
Cost: 
Non-member $75

Events

October 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Lenora Chu, whose new book explores what takes place behind closed classroom doors in China's education system. Chu’s eye-opening investigation challenges assumptions and considers the true value and purpose of education.

October 5, 2017 - 6:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute, USC Pacific Asia Museum, and USC Shoah Foundation present a screening of the film Above the Drowning Sea, the story of the dramatic escape of European Jews from Nazi-controlled Europe to Shanghai on the eve of World War Two. Followed by a panel conversation.