Forecast 2020

The US-China Business Council has assembled an outstanding program of panels, speakers and opportunities to network. Not in recent memory has there been so much news to digest and make sense of. Please join us on Wednesday, February 5 to help you and your company thoughtfully prepare for challenges and opportunities during the Year of the Rat. Panel and keynote topics include implications of the Wuhan coronavirus, national security, operational issues, the legislative agenda, the phase one agreement and prospects for a phase two, and more.

Don’t delay, sign up today—and start the year in the know!

Experts in their fields with address:

  • Keynote Address
  • Just added! Implications of the Wuhan Coronavirus
    • Yanzhong Huang, Senior Fellow for Global Health, Council on Foreign Relations 
  • China's 2020 Economic Forecast
    • Henry McVey, Member & Head of Global Macro & Asset Allocation, CIO of KKR Balance Sheet, KKR
  • China's Business Landscape and Key Operating Challenges
    • Tony Chen, Partner, Jones Day
    • Erin Ennis, Senior Director, Global Public Policy, Dell Technologies
    • Tim Fenton, Vice President, Global Government Relations, Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • National Security Issues Affecting the Bilateral Commercial Relationship
    • Grayson Yeargin, Partner, Jones Day
    • Eileen Albanese, Director, Office of National Security and Technology Transfer Controls, Bureau of Industry and Security
    • John Larkin, President, Larkin Trade International
  • China on the Hill—Congressional Perspectives on China
    • Sally Laing, International Trade Counsel, Senate Finance Committee
    • Mayur Patel, International Trade Counsel, Senate Finance Committee

    Key benefits:

    • Gain strategic intelligence and insight on the latest economic and political developments affecting commercial relations with China
    • Listen to presentations from expert first-hand observers on China's economy, politics, and key issues facing companies today
    • Network with fellow business executives, leading China watchers from academia, and other special guests
    • Acquire best practices for managing your company's strategic China plans with key stakeholders

    SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: $5,000 and $10,000

    Sponsorship Package Benefits:

    • Valuable corporate branding: Recognition as underwriter in all conference marketing and publicity platforms (USCBC website, conference agenda, social media) and from the podium on day of the conference
    • Opportunity to include promotional materials in meeting packet (up to 4 pages, front and back of USCBC printing)
    • Two or four complimentary conference registrations
    • A seat for the most senior executive at the head table during lunch with conference speakers
    • Brief speaking opportunity

    Please contact Gloria Gonzalez-Micklin for more details ([email protected]). Please note that sponsorship is only available to USCBC members or qualified member-prospects.


    REGISTRATION

    Early registration (before January 3, 2020):

    • Member: $375
    • Non-Member: $475*

    Regular registration (before January 3, 2020):

    • Member: $425
    • Non-Member: $525*
    *Non-member registration is available to prospective USCBC member companies only. Qualified prospective USCBC members include US-incorporated companies involved in trade and/or investment with China. Please contact [email protected] to learn more about USCBC membership.

    LODGING

    For hotel booking on February 4 and/or 5, we have a discounted room block agreement with the nearby Kimpton George Hotel, at $299 per night, exclusive of applicable fees. For reservations, please click hereTo use the link, click on the “Book Now” tab in the top right corner of the screen. Enter your preferred dates and select “Check Availability.” Click “Select Room” and enter your information to make the reservation.

    The hotel address is:

    Kimpton George Hotel
    15 E St NW
    Washington, DC 20001

    All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card to be supplied at the time of reservation, and must be booked by Tuesday, January 14, 2020. 


    This event is open to business executives from USCBC member and qualified prospective member companies only. Registration is required. Cancellations for refunds must be received in writing by the cancellation deadline of January 24 or registrant will be charged. No-shows will be billed.

    The US-China Business Council assembled an outstanding program of panels, speakers and opportunities to network. Not in recent memory has there been so much news to digest and make sense of. On Wednesday, February 5 the US-China Business Council hosted our Forecast 2020 conference to help businesses prepare for the year ahead. Panel and keynote topics included implications of the Wuhan coronavirus, national security, operational issues, the legislative agenda, the phase one agreement and prospects for a phase two, and a keynote address from Deputy USTR Jeffrey Gerrish.

    Experts in their fields addressed:

    • Keynote Address
    • Implications of the Wuhan Coronavirus
      • Yanzhong Huang, Senior Fellow for Global Health, Council on Foreign Relations 
    • China's 2020 Economic Forecast
      • Henry McVey, Member & Head of Global Macro & Asset Allocation, CIO of KKR Balance Sheet, KKR
    • China's Business Landscape and Key Operating Challenges
      • Tony Chen, Partner, Jones Day
      • Erin Ennis, Senior Director, Global Public Policy, Dell Technologies
      • Tim Fenton, Vice President, Global Government Relations, Thermo Fisher Scientific
    • National Security Issues Affecting the Bilateral Commercial Relationship
      • Grayson Yeargin, Partner, Jones Day
      • Eileen Albanese, Director, Office of National Security and Technology Transfer Controls, Bureau of Industry and Security
      • John Larkin, President, Larkin Trade International
    • China on the Hill—Congressional Perspectives on China
      • Sally Laing, International Trade Counsel, Senate Finance Committee
      • Mayur Patel, International Trade Counsel, Senate Finance Committee

       


       

      Event Details

      When:
      Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 9:45am to 4:30pm
      Where:
      Jones Day
      300 New Jersey Ave NW
      L. Welch Pogue Room (7th Floor)
      Washington, DC 20001
      United States

      Registration

      Deadline:
      Monday, February 3, 2020 - 5:00pm
      Cost:
      Members - EARLY: $375
      Non-members - EARLY: $475
      Members - Standard: $425
      Non-members - Standard: $525

      Event Contact

      Contact:
      Vivian Zhu
      Phone:
      202-429-0340 ext. 208