Published: Nov. 15, 2019

Doors open at 3:30pm
Event begins promptly at 4pm
Wolf Law 207

A national discussion on the topic of the current Sino-American relationship and the impact it is having on us, on our businesses, our educational institutions, our communities, our states, our country.   George Stephanopoulos will moderate this year’s webcast discussion; he will be joined by NCUSCR President Stephen Orlins, Melanie Hart, Center for American Progress, Ely Ratner, Executive Vice President and Director of Studies, Center for a New American Security and Yasheng Huang, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Following the webcast, a panel on how the US-China relationship impacts CU research and education, moderated by the Director of the Center for Asian Studies, Tim Oakes, featuring Waleed Abdalati, Terri Fiez, Diana Salazar, Jimmy Ilseng, Tim Weston, and Emily Yeh.

free and open to the public
light refreshments will be served


George Stephanopoulos is ABC News’ chief anchor. He also serves as anchor of Good Morning America and anchor of This Week with George Stephanopoulos. As chief anchor, Mr. Stephanopoulos leads the network’s coverage on all major live events and breaking news around the world.

Stephen Orlins is president of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations.

Dr. Melanie Hart is a senior fellow and director for China policy at the Center for American Progress, an independent nonpartisan policy institute.

Dr. Yasheng Huang is Epoch Foundation professor of international management and faculty director of action learning at Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Ely Ratner is the executive vice president and director of studies at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), where he is a member of the executive team and responsible for managing the Center’s research agenda and staff. Dr. Ratner served from 2015 to 2017 as the deputy national security advisor to Vice President Joe Biden, and from 2011 to 2012 in the Office of Chinese and Mongolian Affairs at the State Department.