Executive Roundtable on The Latest on China: Domestic Politics, Foreign Policy, and Nationalism with Jessica Chen WeissVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Innovator, Groundbreaker, Advisory Council, and Board Member Event
From balloons, Taiwan, chips, and the war in Ukraine, tensions between the U.S. and China are as fraught as ever. Jessica Chen Weiss, a leading China expert, will be visiting us from New York to discuss the latest on China - spanning domestic politics to foreign policy. Join us on Friday, June 23 at 2:00PM for an opening keynote by Jessica Chen Weiss, as well as a moderated Q&A session lead by Tim Stratford. This is a private, off-the-record event. We will then host an informal networking session to kick off the weekend with G&Teas, featuring cocktails, mocktails, and teas for attendees to mingle while enjoying a beautiful view of San Francisco.
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Space is limited.
Venue address in San Francisco Financial District will be confirmed upon RSVP confirmation.
Date: Friday, June 23, 2023 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Pacific
Innovator, Groundbreaker, Advisory Council, and Board Member Event.
- 2:00 p.m. Event Registration and Networking
- 2:30 p.m. Opening remarks and Keynote by Jessica Chen Weiss
- 3:10 p.m. Moderated Q&A Discussion led by Tim Stratford
- 3:30 p.m. Networking and G&Teas – cocktails, mocktails, and teas
- 4:30 p.m. Event Concludes
Jessica Chen Weiss is Senior Fellow in Chinese Politics, Foreign Policy, and National Security at Asia Society Policy Institute’s Center for China Analysis. She is also the Michael J. Zak Professor for China and Asia-Pacific Studies in the Department of Government at Cornell University. From August 2021 to July 2022, she served as senior advisor to the Secretary's Policy Planning Staff at the U.S. State Department on a Council on Foreign Relations Fellowship for Tenured International Relations Scholars (IAF-TIRS). Weiss is the author of Powerful Patriots: Nationalist Protest in China’s Foreign Relations (Oxford University Press, 2014). Her research appears in International Organization, China Quarterly, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Security Studies, Journal of Contemporary China, and Review of International Political Economy, as well as in the New York Times, Foreign Affairs, Los Angeles Times, and Washington Quarterly. Weiss was previously an assistant professor at Yale University and founded FACES, the Forum for American/Chinese Exchange at Stanford University. Born and raised in Seattle, Washington, she received her Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego.
Tim Stratford is senior counsel in Covington & Burling LLP’s Beijing office and a member of the International Trade, Corporate and Public Policy Practice Groups. He is also presently serving as Chairman Emeritus of the American Chamber of Commerce in China. Tim’s practice is focused on advising international clients doing business in China and assisting Chinese companies seeking to expand their businesses globally. As a former Assistant U.S. Trade Representative, Tim is the most senior former U.S. trade official working as a member of the U.S. business community in Beijing. Except for the five years he spent in Washington, DC in government service (2005-2010), Tim has lived and worked continuously in the greater China region since 1982.
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San Francisco Financial District
Location will be Disclosed when RSVP is Confirmed