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2017 CKGSB-Princeton University Symposium: Understanding China Today

2017-10-03 · New York

2017 CKGSB-Princeton University Symposium




Understanding China Today

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

New York City



Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and Princeton University’s Center on Contemporary China and The Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance invite you to broaden your perspectives on the world’s most important bilateral relationship of the century.


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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


Fee: $100 (Lunch included)


Princeton University and CKGSB students free but must obtain invite card from, or


Media are not allowed.


Please note: At the beginning of the conference, we will invoke the Chatham House rule. Participants can use the information but can’t reveal the identity or the affiliation of the speaker or that of any other participant. 


Registration: Please click here to register.



*Speakers subject to change
7:45-8:15am Registration & Coffee/Tea
8:15-8:30am Welcoming Remarks
8:30-9:15am Keynote Opening Address


  • Xiang Bing, Founding Dean and Professor of China Business and Globalization, CKGSB
9:15-10:45am Finance and Investment Panel


  • Li Haitao, Dean’s Distinguished Chair Professor of Finance and Associate Dean for the MBA Program, CKGSB
  • Wei Xiong, Trumbull Adams Professor in Finance and Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics and Bendheim Center for Finance, Princeton University
  • Jian Hu, Managing Director, Moody’s Investors Service
10:45-11:00am Break
11:00am-12:30pm 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
  • 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
  • Rick Niu, President & CEO, Starr Strategic Holdings, LLC
  • Daniel Rosen, Founder and China Director, Rhodium Group LLC (invited)
12:30-2:00pm Lunch and Keynote Address


  • Maurice R. Greenberg, Chairman and CEO, C.V. Starr & Co., Inc.
2:00-2:15pm Break
2:15-3:45pm Social Issues Panel


  • Yu Xie, Bert G. Kerstetter ‘66 University Professor of Sociology and the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, Princeton University
  • Liu Bei, Program Manager, PhD, and Associate Research Fellow, China Development Research Foundation
  • Ye Don, Founder and Managing Partner, Tsing Capital (invited)
3:45-4:15pm Keynote Closing Address


  • Ambassador Charlene Barshevsky, Former US Trade Representative and Senior International Partner at WilmerHale
4:15-4:30pm Closing Remarks
4:30-5:30pm Networking Reception



Alan Chen
Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
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