NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 04/05/13 -- Zbigniew K. Brzezinski, Counselor and Trustee, Center for Strategic and International Studies and former National Security Adviser (1977-1981), will address "American-Chinese Geostrategic Relationship" at the Committee of 100's 22nd Annual Conference on April 25, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
The one-day "Common Ground" Conference will include four high-level roundtables: Roundtable I: Strategic Trust Priority: Building Strategic Trust in U.S.-China Relations; Roundtable II: Trade and Bilateral Relations: The Global Impact of U.S.-China Cooperation and Competition; Roundtable III: The Politics of Business: Chinese Outbound Investment in the United States; and Roundtable IV: Campaigns and Elections: Assessing Perceptions of China in U.S. Election Campaigns.
Other confirmed speakers include Gao Xiqing, Vice Chairman and President, China Investment Corporation; Congressman Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, U.S. House of Representatives; Senator Bob Corker, Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Admiral Dennis Blair, Former Director of National Intelligence; Senator Tim Kaine, U.S. Senator of the Commonwealth of Virginia, U.S. Senate; Chen Feng, Group Chairman of the Board, HNA Group.
Chairman of the Committee of 100 Dominic Ng said: "With the completion of the 2012 political leadership transitions in the United States and China, Washington and Beijing face global challenges that call for trust-building. This year's Annual Common Ground Conference brings together distinguished thought leaders from both countries to assess critical issues shaping the future of U.S.-China relations."
The 22nd Annual Conference Co-Chairs are Howard Li, Chairman and CEO, Waitex International Co. Ltd.; Theodore Wang, Co-Head of U.S. Delta Trading and Co-Chief Operating Officer of Global Equities, Goldman Sachs; and Benjamin Wu, Vice Chairman, U.S.-Asia Institute.
Committee of 100 annual conferences serve as a premier forum on U.S.-China relations and Asian American progress. Inaugurated in 1991, the annual conferences feature respected leaders in academia, the arts, business, government, science, technology, and other subject-matter experts.
The Committee of 100 is a leadership organization of prominent Chinese Americans in business, government, academia, and the arts. For over 20 years, the Committee has served as a high level bridge in the U.S.-China dialogue by fostering regular exchanges with the leadership of Beijing, Taipei, and Washington. C-100 members are leading U.S. citizens of Chinese descent who leverage their collective influence and resources to strengthen U.S.-China relations and promote the advancement of Chinese Americans. www.committee100.org
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