Beijing China Operations Conference 2021

(In-Person Conference)

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General admission: RMB 5300 | USD 730

The US-China Business Council (USCBC) is pleased to invite you to its Beijing Offices’ annual China Operations Conference for 2021. This conference represents USCBC China Operation’s biggest event of the year and brings together leading experts, academics, executives and policy makers to discuss the most important developments relevant to doing business in China. This year’s conference will span the future of US-China relations, China’s competition policy, company strategies supporting China’s carbon neutrality goals, and high-tech supply chain resilience.

We have confirmed a good line of speakers for the event. Don’t miss this chance to network with industry leaders and policy makers across the whole of USCBC’s diverse member community and register now to reserve your spot.

Conference Schedule (updating)

8:30am-9:00 am | Registration & Coffee


9:00am-9:10am | Introduction -- USCBC Activities and Priorities


9:10am-10:10am | Economy Recovery in Post-COVID Era in both US and China

  • Xu Qiyuan, Head of the Institute of World Economics and Politics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
  • Steven Alan Barnett, Senior Resident Representative in China, International Monetary Fund


10:10am-10:30am | Coffee Break


10:30 am-11:30am | Expert Panel: Supply Resilience from a High-tech Point of View

  • Dan Wang, Technology Analyst, Gavekal Dragonomics
  • Christopher ThomasChairman, Integrated Insights Limited; Member of the Board, Velodyne LIDAR


11:30am-12:15pm | Understanding China’s Emission Trading System (ETS)

  • Professor Zhang Xiliang, Director, Institute of Energy, Environment and the Economy at Tsinghua University; Head of the Technical Panel on China’s national ETS design


12:15pm-12:45pm | Networking and Lunch Buffet Served


    12:45pm-1:45pm | Luncheon Panel: US-China Relations

    • Sean Stein, Senior Advisor, Covington & Burling LLP; former US Consul General in Shanghai
    • Dr. Sun Lipeng, Director, Economic Division, Institute of American Studies, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations
    • Professor Chen Qi, School of Social Sciences, Tsinghua University


    1:45pm - 2:00pm | Networking and Break


    2:00pm - 3:00pm | Competition Policy trends and Implication to Business

    • Professor Huang Yong, University of International Business and Economics; Member, Expert Advisory Committee under the Anti-Monopoly Commission of the State Council

    • Liu Wanlin, Managing Director, The Carlyle Group

    • Adrian Emch, Partner, Hogan Lovells

    Event Details

    Friday, July 9, 2021 - 8:30am to 3:00pm
    St Regis Hotel, Great Hall, Second floor
    #21 Jianguomenwai Dajie
    北京瑞吉酒店二层至尊厅, 北京市朝阳区建国门外大街21号
    Beijing Shi


    RMB 5300 | USD 730 per ticket

    Event Contact

    Banny Wang