World Leadership Forum. The U.S. and China: Taking Stock and Looking Ahead.

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Event Details

Date:
Thursday, September 28, 2017
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM 
Location:
PwC
300 Madison Avenue
New York, NY
Event type
Conference  
Email: 
membership@fpa.org 
Telephone: 
2124818100 ext 251 

Event Description

The Foreign Policy Association is proud to announce the 17th annual World Leadership Forum.

Hosted by the Foreign Policy Association, the World Leadership Forum is one of the foremost public forums on global affairs. Over the years, heads of government and state, executives, investors and policy makers, have participated to discuss and exchange views on global trends and issues that shape business and foreign policy agendas.

This year’s World Leadership Forum will focus on the topic of U.S.-China relations.

 

8:30 am                          Registration (Morning Session: PwC, 300 Madison Avenue)

8:55 am                         Welcome Remarks by: Brendan Dougher

  New York Metro Market Managing Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

 

9:00-9.55 am               

PANEL DISCUSSION: GLOBAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

Moderated by: Neil Dhar

Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Marc Chandler

Senior Vice President, Brown Brothers Harriman

Alex Dryden

Global Market Analyst, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Abby Joseph Cohen

Advisory Director, Goldman Sachs

10:00-10.55 am          

PANEL DISCUSSION: U.S.-CHINA RELATIONS: TAKING STOCK AND LOOKING AHEAD

Moderated by: Sarwar Kashmeri

Fellow, Foreign Policy Association, Adjunct Professor of Political Science, Norwich University

Orville Schell

Director, Asia Society’s Center on U.S.-China Relations

Bonnie Glaser

Senior Advisor for Asia, Director of China Power Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Dr. Yukon Huang

Asia Program Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Susan Shirk

Chair of the 21st Century China Center and Research Professor, UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy; Fmr. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State

11:00-11:55 am          

PANEL DISCUSSION: CHINA’S NEW OUTBOUND ECONOMIC POLICY

Moderated by: Amb. (Ret.) R. Nicholas Burns

Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Evan Medeiros

Eurasia Asia Team Head, Eurasia Group & USG; Fmr. special assistant to the president and senior director for Asian affairs at the White House's National Security Council

Elizabeth Economy

C.V. Starr Senior Fellow & Director for Asia Studies, CFR

Daniel Rosen

Founding Partner, Rhodium Group; Senior Associate and Freeman Chair in China Studies, Center for Strategic and International Studies

 

                Luncheon Program

12:30-2:30pm              Lunch and Keynote Address: Harvard Hall, 35 W 44th Street

Ambassador Zhang Qiyue

Consul General of the People's Republic of China in New York

Ruchir Sharma

Chief Global Strategist, Morgan Stanley Investment Management

 

               Afternoon Session: PwC, 300 Madison Avenue

3:00-3:55 pm              

PANEL DISCUSSION: WORD FROM WALL STREET

Moderated by: Julien Courbe

Partner, Financial Services Advisory Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Dr. Richard W. Peach

Senior Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Ellen Zentner

Chief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley

Michelle Meyer

Head of U.S. Economics, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

4:00-4:55 pm              

PANEL DISCUSSION: REASSESSING AMERICA'S ROLE IN THE WORLD

Moderated by: Joshua Keating

Staff Writer, Foreign Policy Analyst, Slate

Aaron L. Friedberg

Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University

Jonathan Alter

Author, Reporter, Columnist, and TV Analyst 

Stephen Sestanovich

George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

 

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