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China Town Hall feat. Ambassador Susan E. Rice
October 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
A National Conversation about China Featuring Ambassador Susan E. Rice via webcast and Dr. Frank Jannuzi
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
6:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
The Wyndham Hotel – 600 Commonwealth Pl, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Benedum Room (Lobby Level)
Light refreshments will be served.
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Please scroll down below the speaker biographies to register.
China’s rapid development and Sino-American relations have a direct impact on the lives of nearly everyone in the United States. Join 80+ communities across the United States in a national conversation on China. Featuring an interactive webcast with Ambassador Susan Rice and on-site discussion with Dr. Frank Januzzi on Six Dragons Imperiling China’s Rise.
The eleventh annual CHINA Town Hall will take place on October 24, 2017 and will feature Ambassador Susan E. Rice, former national security advisor and U.S. ambassador to the UN, as the national webcast speaker. Dr. Frank Jannuzi will speak in Pittsburgh at 6:00 pm, and the webcast will take place from 7:00 to 7:45 pm EDT. Registration and Networking will begin at 5:30 p.m.
About the Speakers
Ambassador Susan E. Rice served President Barack Obama as national security advisor and U.S. permanent representative to the United Nations. In her role as national security adviser from July 1, 2013, to January 20, 2017, Ambassador Rice led the National Security Council staff and chaired the Cabinet-level National Security Principals Committee. She provided the President daily national security briefings and was responsible for coordinating the formulation and implementation of all aspects of the Administration’s foreign and national security policy, intelligence, and military efforts.
Dr. Frank Jannuzi is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Mansfield Foundation, which sponsors exchanges, dialogues and publications that create networks among U.S. and Asian leaders, explore the underlying issues influencing public policies, and increase awareness about the nations and peoples of Asia. He previously served as Deputy Executive Director (Advocacy, Policy and Research) at Amnesty International, USA. There he shaped and promoted legislation and policies to advance universal human rights, protect individuals and communities at risk, and free prisoners of conscience.
This event is being held in partnership with the National Committee on U.S. China Relations.