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China's Power: Up for Debate (2nd Annual ChinaPower Conference)
The Center for Strategic and International Studies presents the second annual ChinaPower conference focusing on the issues that underpin Chinese power.
November 14, 2017 9:00am to 5:00pm
The Second Annual ChinaPower Conference
China's Power: Up for Debate
The challenges and opportunities presented by China’s rise are hotly contested. ChinaPower's annual conference features leading experts from both China and the U.S. to debate core issues underpinning the nature of Chinese power.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. Opening/Greeting
Bonnie S. Glaser
Director, China Power Project
9:15 a.m. Proposition: The Belt and Road Initiative will achieve China's desired strategic and economic gains
FOR: Zhou Fangyin
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
AGAINST: Joshua Eisenman
The University of Texas at Austin
10:25 a.m. Coffee break
10:40 a.m. Proposition: There is a growing risk of war between China and the U.S.
FOR: Graham Allison
AGAINST: Evan Medeiros
11:50 a.m. Proposition: In the coming decade, China will emerge as a global leader in technology innovation
FOR: Huang Can
AGAINST: Adam Segal
Council on Foreign Relations
1:00 p.m. LUNCH
1:15 p.m. Lunch Address: Competition with China in the 21st Century
[Off The Record]
Brigadier General Robert S. Spalding III
Senior Director, Strategy and Planning
National Security Council
2:25 p.m. Proposition: Beijing will effectively utilize the uncertainty of the Trump presidency to firmly establish China as the leader of Asia
FOR: Chen Dingding
AGAINST: Evan Feigenbaum
3:35 a.m. Coffee break
3:50 p.m. Proposition: Xi Jinping will make economic liberalization a higher priority during his second term
FOR: Damien Ma
AGAINST: Anne Stevenson-Yang
J Capital Research Co. Ltd.
5:00 p.m. CONFERENCE END