A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
US-China 2nd Annual Sister Cities Conference "21st Century Perspectives on China"
Featuring speakers, showcase presentations, and a tour of the Huntington Chinese Garden.
Saturday, May 26, 2007, 8:30 am - 4 pm
Huntington Library, Friends Hall
1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108
Sponsored by Pasadena Sister Cities, hosted by the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, Underwritten by Morning Bridge International
Registration and Coffee: 8:30-9:00 am
Guest Speakers: 9:00 am-12:30 pm
John E. Wills Jr., Emeritus Professor of History, USC
"Maritime China: Pasts, Presents, and Futures"
Agatha Fung, Head of International Banking, East West Bank
"Banking on China: Facets of a Big Future"
George De Roza, Professor of Chinese Literature and Film, Whittier College
"The Marketing of Chinese Cinema: Self-Representation and the Western Gaze"
Lunch: 12:30-1:30 pm Garden Terrace
"Showcase" 1:30-2:30 pm
Tabletop exhibits by California sister cities, highlighting their exchange activities with China.
Chinese Garden Presentation: 2:30-3:00 pm
The development of the Chinese Garden at the Huntington.
Tour of the Chinese Garden: 3:00-3:45 pm
Wear comfortable shoes.
Registration: General, $30.00; Student registration, $10.00; Registration at the door, $40.00.
Registration fee includes morning coffee and lunch. Please arrive by 8:30 a.m. to sign-in and collect your lunch ticket.
For more information please contact Alan Lamson at firstname.lastname@example.org