China’s High-Tech Innovation Drive: Benchmarking Chinese Performance

The US-China Business Council (USCBC) and AmCham Shanghai are pleased to invite you to a breakfast briefing on Thursday, July 27 with Scott Kennedy , deputy director of the Freeman Chair in China Studies and director of the Project on Chinese Business and Political Economy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Scott will present the findings of the first report of the CSIS China Innovation Policy Series (CIPS), a project analyzes the relationship between Chinese policy and commercial performance in advanced technologies. The first report, “The Fat Tech Dragon,” provides a benchmark of performance across a range of areas, including finance, knowledge creation, and commercial performance.

Scott Kennedy serves as deputy director of the Freeman Chair in China Studies and director of the Project on Chinese Business and Political Economy at CSIS. A leading authority on China’s economic policy and its global economic relations, specific areas of focus include industrial policy, technology innovation, business lobbying, multinational business challenges in China, global governance, and philanthropy. Kennedy has been traveling to China for almost 30 years and has interviewed thousands of officials, business executives, lawyers, nonprofit organizations, and scholars.

*This event is for members and invited guests of USCBC only. Registrations can be submitted online or by contacting Cindy He ([email protected]).