Forecast 2017

Trump and Capitol Hill Speakers added to USCBC’s Forecast 2017

We are pleased to announce the final updates to our line-up of speakers for this year's Forecast conference. This will be an excellent opportunity for companies to learn more about what may be ahead just five days into the new Trump administration and what Congress’s priorities will be, as well as other key issues that companies will contend with in China in 2017 and beyond. 

Taking place on January 25 at the Hotel Monaco, this annual event brings together top China policy experts and business professionals to discuss key intelligence, and addresses top challenges and opportunities coming up for China operations and bilateral relations.

This event is open to business executives from USCBC member and prospective member companies.
 

Our speakers this year include the following:

China’s 2017 Economic Forecast

Bart Oosterveld
Managing Director, Chief Credit Officer, Americas
Moody’s Investors Service

 

US Election Outcomes and the Impact on US China Policy

Stephen Moore, Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Project for Economic Growth at The Heritage Foundation, and advisor to the Trump campaign. Mr. Moore will discuss what to expect in US-China economic and trade relations in the year ahead.

 

Luncheon Discussion

Angela Ellard, Chief Trade Counsel and Trade Subcommittee Staff Director at the House Ways & Means Committee, who will discuss what may be an active legislative year on trade and related issues. 

 

 

Shane Warren
International Trade Counsel
United States Senate Committee on Finance

 

 

China’s Political Landscape and 2017 Leadership Changes

Bruce Dickson
Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, and
Chair, Department of Political Science
George Washington University

 

Balancing US-China Trade and Commercial Issues: What are the United States’ Best Options?

Jeff Layman
Partner and Chief Representative, Beijing Office
Baker Botts LLP 

 

The Honorable John Veroneau
Partner, Covington & Burling, and
former Deputy US Trade Representative 

 

 


Schedule:

Registration: 10:00 - 10:30 am
Program: 10:30 am - 3:30 pm  

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Lodging: 

For hotel booking information, please click here.

 

 

 


This event is open to business executives from USCBC members and prospective member companies.

 

On January 25, 2017, the US-China Business Council hosted Forecast 2017, a half-day program featuring comprehensive projections for the Chinese business and political environment in the year ahead. 

This annual event joined leading China business analysts and policymakers to discuss challenges and offered an opportunity for companies to learn more about what may be ahead just five days into the new Trump administration and what Congress’s priorities will be, as well as other key issues that companies will contend with in China in 2017 and beyond. 

USCBC members may access reports and speaker presentations here.


Topics and speakers at Forecast 2017 included:

China’s 2017 Economic Forecast

Bart Oosterveld
Managing Director, Chief Credit Officer, Americas
Moody’s Investors Service

 

US Election Outcomes and the Impact on US China Policy

Stephen Moore, Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Project for Economic Growth at The Heritage Foundation, and advisor to the Trump campaign. Mr. Moore will discuss what to expect in US-China economic and trade relations in the year ahead.

 

Luncheon Discussion

Angela Ellard, Chief Trade Counsel and Trade Subcommittee Staff Director at the House Ways & Means Committee, who will discuss what may be an active legislative year on trade and related issues. 

 

 

Shane Warren
International Trade Counsel
United States Senate Committee on Finance

 

 

China’s Political Landscape and 2017 Leadership Changes

Bruce Dickson
Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, and
Chair, Department of Political Science
George Washington University

 

Balancing US-China Trade and Commercial Issues: What are the United States’ Best Options?

Jeff Layman
Partner and Chief Representative, Beijing Office
Baker Botts LLP 

 

The Honorable John Veroneau
Partner, Covington & Burling, and
former Deputy US Trade Representative 

 

 

Event Details

When:
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 3:00pm to 8:30pm
Where:
Hotel Monaco
700 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004
United States

Registration

Deadline:
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 4:00pm
Cost:
Member: $425
Non-Member: $525

Event Contact

Contact:
Quynh Tonnu
Phone:
202-429-0340