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2009 China Town Hall

The National Committee on United States-China Relations presents a nationwide webcast by Kurt Campbell, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs.

December 8, 2009 8:00pm to 12:00am

China’s rapid development and Sino-American relations have a direct impact on the lives of just about everyone in the United States. CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections, is a national day of programming designed to provide Americans across the United States and beyond the opportunity to discuss these issues with leading experts. The third annual CHINA Town Hall will be held at 8:00 p.m EST on Tuesday evening, December 8, 2009.

The National Committee is pleased to present this program, which features a nationwide webcast by Kurt Campbell (bio), Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, followed by local presentations from on-site China specialists addressing topics of particular interest to the community. Each program is cosponsored by the National Committee and a local organization(s). CHINA Town Hall is generously underwritten by the Starr Foundation.

Prior to assuming his current position in June 2009, Kurt Campbell was the CEO and co-founder of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) and concurrently served as the director of the Aspen Strategy Group and chairman of the Editorial Board of the Washington Quarterly. Dr. Campbell has served in several capacities in government, including as deputy assistant secretary of defense for Asia and the Pacific, a director on the National Security Council staff, deputy special counselor to the president for NAFTA in the White House, and White House fellow at the Department of the Treasury.

Asst. Sec. Campbell's  testified in June before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He spoke in October on US-China relations (three video segments: 1, 2, 3). 

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(212) 645-9677