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May

2021

2021 China-U.S. Public Diplomacy Summit

(2016)中美智库高层论坛/中美公共外交高层论坛

2021 China-U.S. Public Diplomacy Summit

Strengthen Pluralistic Exchanges Advance Mutually Beneficial Cooperation

Host: National Academy of Development and Strategy, Renmin University of China

                                                           Supporters: China Public Diplomacy Association

                                                                                    School of Journalism and Communication, RUC

Time: 8:00 AM May 15, 2021 (Beijing Time)

8:00 PM May 14, 2021 (Eastern Time)

Venue: No.2 Yifu Conference Hall at RUC (China)

Language: Chinese, English (Simultaneous Interpretation Available)


Summit Introduction:

The China-U.S. Public Diplomacy Summit is a high-level annual think tank event dedicated to China-U.S. cultural exchanges. Presented by NADS, The Summit has been held for six times since 2015. It aims to build a platform for pluralistic exchanges and rational communication between the Chinese and American strategic circles so as to reinforce strategic trust, put forward creative ideas on how to avoid misunderstanding and misjudgment, thus to promote the bilateral relations towards a healthy and stable direction.

This Summit will host more than 30 senior experts, policy-makers and thought leaders from the academic, political, business and media circles on both sides to exchange views on China-U.S. public diplomacy.

Topics

  1. The Role, Status and Development of China-U.S. Pluralistic Public Diplomacy.

  2. China and U.S.: A Shared Vision for Carbon Neutrality.

  3. China-U.S. Subnational Exchanges and Economic Cooperation.

Timeline:

CST

AM

EDT

PM

CDT

PM

PDT

PM

Summit

Agenda

8:00-8:05

8:00-8:05

7:00-7:05

5:00-5:05

Welcoming Remarks

by Host

8:05-9:00

8:05-9:00

7:05-8:00

5:05-6:00

Keynote Speech

(7 minutes per person)

9:00-10:05

9:00-10:05

8:00-9:05

6:00-7:05

Session One

(7 minutes per person)

10:05-10:50

10:05-10:50

9:05-9:50

7:05-7:50

Session Two

(7 minutes per person)

10:50-11:50

10:50-11:50

9:50-10:50

7:50-8:50

Session Three

(7 minutes per person)

11:50-12:00

11:50-12:00

10:50-11:00

8:50-9:00

Conclusion


SUMMIT AGENDA


ZOOM Signal-testing for Guests EDT 7:30 PM - 7:55 PM


Welcoming Remarks EDT 8:00 PM - 8:05 PM

ModeratorLIU Yuanchun

Vice President of Renmin University of China

SpeakerLIU Wei

President of Renmin University of China, Dean of National Academy of Development and Strategy


Keynote Speech EDT 8:05 PM - 9:00 PM (7 min. /Person)

ModeratorYAN Jinming

Executive Dean of National Academy of Development and Strategy, Professor of School of Public Administration and Policy, Renmin University of China

Speakers:

QIU Xiaoqi

Vice President of China Public Diplomacy Association

John Thornton

Global Co-Chair of Asia Society, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Brookings

Mark Wrighton

Chancellor Emeritus of Washington University in St. Louis, Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

ZHU Guangyao

Former Vice Minister of Finance

Craig Allen

President of the United States-China Business Council

GAO Anming

Vice President, Editor-in-Chief of China International Publishing Group

Stephen Lakis

President of the State Legislative Leaders Foundation

LIU Yuanchun

Vice President of Renmin University of China


Session I: The Role, Status and Development of China-U.S. Pluralistic Public Diplomacy

EDT 9:00 PM - 10:05 PM (7 min. /Person)

Moderator: WANG Lili

Deputy Dean of National Academy of Development and Strategy, Professor of School of Journalism and Communication, Renmin University of China

Panelists:

Jerrold Green

President of the Pacific Council on International Policy

XUE Lan

Dean of Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University, Distinguished Professor of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Peter C. Perdue

Professor of History at Yale University, Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

WANG Fan

Vice President of China Foreign Affairs University

Douglas H. Paal

Distinguished Scholar, Former Vice President of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

JIA Qingguo

Professor and Director of Institute for Global Cooperation and Understanding at Peking University

Robert Daly

Director of the Wilson Center’s Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, Former U.S. Diplomat to China

YANG Xinhua

Deputy Editor-in-Chief at China.org.cn


Session II: China and U.S.A Shared Vision for Carbon Neutrality

EDT 10:05 PM - 10:50 PM (7 min. /Person)

Moderator: QI Ye

Director of Institute for Public Policy at HK University of Science and Technology, Professor of School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University

Panelists:

David G. Victor

Director of Brookings Climate Change Initiative, Professor of International Relations at UC San Diego

LI Junfeng

Vice President of Institute for Energy Research at National Development and Reform Commission, Former Director of National Center for Climate Strategy and International Cooperation

Daniel Schrag

Professor and Co-director at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, the Harvard Kennedy School

WANG Yi

Vice President of Institutes of Science and Development at Chinese Academy of Sciences

XU Qinhua

Deputy Dean of National Academy of Development and Strategy, Professor of School of International Studies, Renmin University of China


Session III: China-U.S. Subnational Exchanges and Economic Cooperation

EDT 10:50 PM - 11:50 PM (7 min. /Person)

Moderator: Tony ZHAO

Director for Asia Operations at State Legislative Leaders Foundation

Panelists:

Robert M. Hertzberg

California Senate Majority Leader

WANG Huiyao

Founder and President of Center for China and Globalization

Robert Kapp

Former President of the US-China Business Council, Founding Executive Director of Washington State China Relations Council

LIU Qing

Deputy Dean and Professor of National Academy of Development and Strategy, Renmin University of China

Erran Persley

Former Commissioner of Business Development at Kentucky State Cabinet

XIAO Geng

Chairman of Hong Kong Institution for International Finance, Professor at Peking University HSBC Business School

DIAO Daming

Research Fellow and Deputy Director of Center for Global Public Diplomacy at National Academy of Development and Strategy, Renmin University of China


Conclusion EDT 11:50 PM

YAN Jinming

Executive Dean of National Academy of Development and Strategy, Professor of School of Public Administration and Policy, Renmin University of China