In Conversation with Jon Huntsman


Jon Huntsman, former U.S. Ambassador to China

Tune in to at 6:00 pm ET on September 17 for a free live video webcast. After the event, the video will also be available on-demand at

Asia Society and the George Washington University proudly present "In Conversation with Jon Huntsman," a moderated discussion with the former Utah Governor, Republican Party presidential candidate, and U.S. Ambassador to China. In this discussion, Governor Huntsman will reflect on political, economic and social trends in China, his service as Ambassador to China, and on what he learned about American views of China through his presidential campaign. He will also take questions from the audience.

Jon Huntsman has served the United States as Ambassador to China and Singapore, and is currently the chairman of the Huntsman Cancer Institute. He was Governor of Utah from 2004-2009. He has also served as Deputy U.S. Trade Representative, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Trade Development and Commerce for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, as a White House staff assistant in the Reagan Administration. He is a former executive of the Huntsman Corporation.

Moderator David Shambaugh is Professor of Political Science and International Affairs and Director of the China Policy Program at the George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs. Dr. Shambaugh is recognized internationally as an authority on contemporary Chinese affairs and the international politics and security of the Asia-Pacific region. His latest book is China's Communist Party: Atrophy & Adaptation (2008).

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Event Details

Mon 17 Sep 2012
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Harry Harding Auditorium at the George Washington University 1957 E St., NW, Washington, D.C.
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