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2017 CKGSB-Princeton University Symposium: Understanding China Today

2017-10-03 · New York

Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and Princeton University’s Center on Contemporary China invite you to broaden your perspectives on the world’s most important bilateral relationship of the century.




What: A one-day conference with the latest insights from leading experts on US-China relations, finance, investment, politics and social issues


Who: For executives, business professionals, academics, and NGOs and government professionals interested in China


When: Tuesday, October 3, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


Where: The University Club of New York, 1 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019


Fee: $200 (Lunch included); Invited students will not be charged


Space is limited. Please reserve your spot here.


*Speakers subject to change
8:30-9:00am Keynote Opening Address
Xiang Bing, Founding Dean and Professor of China Business and Globalization, CKGSB
Top Exec (US Company) TBA

Finance and Investment Panel

Henry Cao, Professor of Finance and Chair of Finance Department, CKGSB

Wei Xiong, Trumbull Adams Professor in Finance and Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics and Bendheim Center for Finance, Princeton University

Rick Niu, President & CEO, Starr Strategic Holdings, LLC




US-China Relations Panel

Thomas J. Christensen, William P. Boswell Professor of World Politics of Peace and War and Director of the China and the World Program, Princeton University

Xu Chenggang, Professor of Economics, CKGSB

Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy, Former US Department of State Ambassador to China and Founding Director Emeritus of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States at the Wilson Center

12:15-1:45pm Lunch and Keynote Speech TBA
1:45-2:00pm Break

Social Issues Panel

Yu Xie, Bert G. Kerstetter ‘66 University Professor of Sociology and the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, Princeton University

Scott Rozelle, Helen F. Farnsworth Professor in International Agricultural Policy and Co-Director of the Rural Education Action Program in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University


Closing Keynote

Kenneth McCarthy, Senior Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield

3:30-4:00pm Closing Remarks
4:00-5:30pm Networking Reception



Alan Chen
Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
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