CHINA Town Hall - December 8, 2009 (32.5 KiB)
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What: China Town Hall – National Webcast and Discussion (Sponsored by WACNO)
When: December 8, 2009, 7-9pm (central)
Location: (NOTE: New Location) – Tulane University, Goldring/Woldenberg Hall I, Room 110 (Building 39 on the attached map). Street parking is tight on campus and in the adjacent neighborhood so come a few minutes early. After 5 pm, any unmarked spot is OK to park, excluding reserved spots. Pay parking is available at Loyola’s parking garage off of Freret and at Tulane’s Diboll Complex (next to Reilly Center)
Tulane_Uptown_Campus_Map.pdf (724.5 KiB)
Facilitator: Bob Shaw
Details: The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations will hold its third annual China Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday evening from 7 pm to 9 pm at the Goldring/Woldenberg Hall I (room 110). The program, which is sponsored by the World Affairs Council of New Orleans (WACNO), will start with a nationwide webcast from Washington, DC featuring the Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Kurt Campbell, who will discuss current issues in Sino-American relations. This will be followed by a local discussion on How China’s domestic issues affect foreign policy, especially U.S.-China relations led by Mr Charles Freeman from the International Institute for Strategic Studies.
Charles W. Freeman III
Freeman Chair in China Studies
Charles W. Freeman III holds the Freeman Chair in China Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Previous to CSIS, he served as managing director of the China Alliance, a collaboration of law firms that help clients devise trade, investment, and government relations strategies in the United States and China. Prior to the China Alliance, he was assistant U.S. trade representative (USTR) for China affairs, the United States’ chief China trade negotiator, and played a primary role in shaping overall trade policy with respect to China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao, and Mongolia. Earlier in his government career he served as legislative counsel for international affairs in the United States Senate. He currently is a senior advisor to McLarty Associates, the global strategic advisory firm based in Washington, DC, and serves on the boards of directors of the National Committee of U.S.-China Relations and the Harding-Loevner emerging market fund group.