Hon. Kevin Rudd - Former Prime Minister of Australia Speaks on US-China RelationsVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Join us for a discussion on US-China Relations with Kevin Rudd
Join us Thursday morning, September 13th at the College of San Mateo for an engaging discussion on U.S.-China Relations with the Honorable Kevin Rudd. Opening remarks at the discussion will be given by Ken Wilcox, Chairman Emeritus of Silicon Valley Bank and Chair of Asia Society Northern California.
The Honorable Kevin Rudd served as Australia’s 26th Prime Minister (2007-2010, 2013) and as Foreign Minister (2010- 2012). He led Australia’s response during the Global Financial Crisis—the only major developed economy not to go into recession—and co-founded the G20. Mr. Rudd joined the Asia Society Policy Institute in New York as its inaugural President in January 2015. He serves as Chair of both the International Peace Institute and Sanitation and Water for All. He is a Senior Fellow at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, a Distinguished Fellow at Chatham House and the Paulson Institute, and a Distinguished Statesman with the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Mr. Rudd is a member of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Organization’s Group of Eminent Persons. He serves on the International Advisory Board of the Schwarzman Scholars program at Tsinghua University, and is an Honorary Professor at Peking University. Mr. Rudd is proficient in Mandarin Chinese. He also remains actively engaged in indigenous reconciliation.
10:00 - 10:30 AM Registration
10:30 - 10:35 AM Welcoming Remarks - Ken Wilcox
10:35 - 11:00 AM Remarks by Kevin Rudd
11:00 - 11:30 AM Audience Question and Answer
11:30 - 12:00 PM Networking
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
College of San Mateo
Theater Building 3
1700 W Hillsdale Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94402
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