The “After Party” With Danny Russel — U.S.-China Relations at the Start of Xi Jinping’s 3rd TermVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Program 6 of 8 in our Seeking Truth Through Facts U.S.-China Program Series
Join Asia Society Northern California on Tuesday, November 1 from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Pacific for an in-person program in San Francisco. On the heels of China’s 20th Party Congress at the end of October, Danny Russel, Vice President for International Security and Diplomacy at the Asia Society Policy Institute, will be in San Francisco to assess the implications of this historic meeting. Danny will talk about important milestones and tipping points in the U.S.-China relationship, and what we should be watching for in the months ahead, including at the first in-person meeting between Presidents Biden and Xi at the G-20 Summit in Bali.
This program is complimentary for Asia Society Members. Learn more and become a member today: https://asiasociety.org/northern-california/join-our-community
Board, Advisory Council, Groundbreaker and Innovator Members will be invited to a private VIP Reception immediately preceding the public program from 5:00 p.m. - 5:20 p.m. Pacific. The VIP Reception is a special benefit for our Board, Advisory Council, Groundbreaker and Innovator Members. To become a Groundbreaker or Innovator Member, visit our Membership page: https://asiasociety.org/northern-california/join-our-community
This event is the sixth of eight in our popular Seeking Truth Through Facts U.S.-China Program Series, which focuses on new strategic frameworks for the bilateral relationship, plurilateral relationships, rebalancing trade, national security, technology, and climate change; as well as the global impact of the political and economic landscape. This program will lead up to our annual Future of U.S. & China Conference held in January 2023.
Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Pacific
- 5:00 p.m. Registration & Networking
- 5:00 p.m. VIP Reception for Board, Advisory Council, Groundbreaker and Innovator Members
- 5:20 p.m. VIP Reception Concludes
- 5:30 p.m. Program Begins
- 6:30 p.m. Program Concludes
Venue: Bechtel Conference Center, 500 Washington Street, San Francisco, CA 94111
All in-person guests must show ID and proof of vaccination before entry, and are encouraged to bring a mask.
Daniel Russel is Vice President for International Security and Diplomacy at the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI). Previously he served as a Diplomat in Residence and Senior Fellow with ASPI for a one year term. A career member of the Senior Foreign Service at the U.S. Department of State, he most recently served as the Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs. Prior to his appointment as Assistant Secretary on July 12, 2013, Mr. Russel served at the White House as Special Assistant to the President and National Security Council (NSC) Senior Director for Asian Affairs. During his tenure there, he helped formulate President Obama’s strategic rebalance to the Asia Pacific region, including efforts to strengthen alliances, deepen U.S. engagement with multilateral organizations, and expand cooperation with emerging powers in the region.
Prior to joining the NSC in January of 2009, he served as Director of the Office of Japanese Affairs and had assignments as U.S. Consul General in Osaka-Kobe, Japan (2005-2008); Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in The Hague, Netherlands (2002-2005); Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia, Cyprus (1999-2002); Chief of Staff to the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering (1997-99); Special Assistant to the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (1995-96); Political Section Unit Chief at U.S. Embassy Seoul, Republic of Korea (1992-95); Political Advisor to the Permanent Representative to the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, Ambassador Pickering (1989-92); Vice Consul in Osaka and Branch Office Manager in Nagoya, Japan (1987-89); and Assistant to the Ambassador to Japan, former Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield (1985-87).
In 1996, Mr. Russel was awarded the State Department's Una Chapman Cox Fellowship sabbatical and authored America’s Place in the World, a book published by Georgetown University. Before joining the Foreign Service, he was manager for an international firm in New York City.
Mr. Russel was educated at Sarah Lawrence College and University College, University of London, UK.
Bechtel Conference Center
500 Washington Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
For event details visit https://asiasociety.org/northern-california/events/after-party-danny-russel-us-china-relations-start-xi-jinpings-3rd-term Bechtel Conference Center 500 Washington Street San Francisco, CA 94111