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Nationwide Discussion on China to Feature Investor Ray Dalio, Starting November 10

CHINA Town Hall begins on November 10

Frictions between the United States and China in politics, security, and trade have a direct impact on the lives of every American. To encourage a wider discussion of how Americans are affected during these turbulent times, join renowned investor, philanthropist and New York Times best-selling author Ray Dalio for a special CHINA Town Hall conversation about the key issues, risks, and opportunities in the Sino-American relationship, on November 10, 2020, presented by the National Committee on U.S.- China Relations.

Southwest Virginia Community College will join audiences across the country for the program, which will launch a week of events on the most critical topics facing both countries and the global community in the 21st century. These programs will feature leading experts, and at select venues will include in-depth discussions on aspects of the U.S.-China relationship of interest to the local community. This unique series will provide access to experts and opportunities for insightful discussion on how America will navigate relations with China in an increasingly complex global context.

EVENT: CHINA Town Hall, a nationwide series featuring Ray Dalio and leading experts


Local Discussion

November 10, 6:00 p.m. EST
I. Allen Barber II, President, Denver-Hainan Corporation
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November 10, 7:00 p.m. EST
Ray Dalio, founder, co-chief investment officer, and co-chairman, Bridgewater Associates, LP
Moderator: Stephen Orlins, President, National Committee on U.S.-China Relations
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Society & Culture

November 12, 7:00 p.m.
Raymond Chang, baseball operations manager, Major League Baseball (MLBf) China
Lucas Sin, Chef and founder, junzi kitchen.
Janet Yang, president, Janet Yang Productions
Moderator: Alison M. Friedman, artistic director of performing arts, West Kowloon Cultural District Authority
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Economics & Trade

November 17, 7:00 p.m. EST
Amy Celico, principal, Albright Stonebridge Group
Dr. Huang Yiping, Jin Guang chair professor of Economics, deputy dean, National School of Development, and director, Institute of Digital Finance, Peking University
Andy Rothman, investment strategist, Matthews Asia
Moderator: Stephen Orlins, President, National Committee on U.S.-China Relations
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Health & Climate

November 18, 7:00 p.m. EST
Margaret “Peggy” Hamburg, foreign secretary, National Academy of Medicine
Ryan Hass, fellow and Michael H. Armacost Chair, Foreign Policy Program, Brookings Institution
Angel Hsu, assistant professor, environmental studies, Yale-NUS (National University of Singapore) College
Moderator: Merit E. Janow, dean of faculty, School of International and Public Affairs
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John Dezember
Director of Strategic Communications
Southwest Virginia Community College

Joseph Weed
Director of Communications
National Committee on U.S.-China Relations

The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations is the leading American nonprofit nonpartisan organization that encourages understanding of China and the United States among citizens of both countries.

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