USCBC 46th Annual Membership Meeting

Please join the US-China Business Council (USCBC) and experts from business, academic, and policymaking sectors for our 46th Annual Membership Meeting. This conference will provide a half-day overview of business and economic trends in China, examine where we are following the ongoing trade negotiations, and host a forum for members to discuss crucial US-China commercial policies with experts from academia and various sectors.

Experts in their fields will address the following topics:

  • Keynote Address: US-China Relations at 40
  • US-China Relations Following the Trade Negotiations
    • Wendy Cutler, Vice President and Managing Director, Asia Society
    • Susan Thornton, Senior Fellow, Paul Tsai China Center, Yale Law School
  • China's Economy at Mid-Year
  • Chinese Government Affairs
    • Dali Yang, William Claude Reavis Professor in Political Science, University of Chicago
  • Politburo and Elite Politics
    • Cheng Li, Director, John L. Thornton China Center, Brookings Institution
  • National Security
    • Roy Kamphausen, Senior Vice President for Research, National Bureau of Asian Research
    • David Shambaugh, Professor, Elliott School of International Affairs
    • Robert Sutter, Professor, Elliott School of International Affairs
  • Operational Issues
    • Jake Parker, Vice President, China Operations, US-China Business Council
    • Dan Harris, Attorney and Founder, Harris Bricken
    • James Lewis, Senior Vice President and Director, Technology Policy Program, CSIS

Program highlights:

  • 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 and politics, and key issues facing companies
  • Share effective practices and network with fellow business executives, leading China watchers in the think tank community, and other special guests

USCBC Member Registration
Early Registration: $375 (Register by May 1)  |   Standard Registration: $425

USCBC Non-Member* Registration
Early Registration: $475 (Register by May 1)  |  Standard Registration: $525 

*Non-member registration is available to USCBC member-prospect companies only. Qualified member-prospects include US-incorporated companies involved in trade and investment in China. 

Cancellations for refunds must be received in writing by 5:00 pm ET, Tuesday, May 28, 2019. No-shows will be billed.

 Sponsorship Opportunities - $5,000 and $10,000

  • Opportunity to assist USCBC in identifying and securing speaker(s) of interest to your organization and your sector
  • Valuable corporate branding: Recognition as underwriter in all conference marketing and publicity platforms and from the podium on day of the conference
  • Opportunity to include promotional materials in meeting packet (up to 4 pages, front and back if USCBC printing; or brochure if you are providing the printed materials)
  • 2-4 complimentary conference registrations
  • A seat for the most senior executive at the head table during lunch with conference speakers
  • Brief speaking opportunity

We would be pleased to discuss additional ways to highlight your company’s sponsorship, as appropriate. For more information, please contact Gloria Gonzalez-Micklin at [email protected]

Lodging - The Darcy

For hotel booking on June 3 and/or 4, we have a discounted room block agreement with The Darcy, starting at $269 per night, exclusive of applicable fees. For reservations, please click here

All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card to be supplied at the time of reservation, and must be booked by Friday, May 10. 

Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Contact: Vivian Zhu ([email protected]; 202-429-0340 ext. 208)
Registration Deadline: Friday, May 31, 2019, 5:00 pm

Event Details

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 8:30am to 2:45pm
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
1300 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036
United States


Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 5:00pm
USCBC Member - EARLY: $375
Non-USCBC Member - EARLY: $475
USCBC Member - Regular: $425
Non-USCBC Member - Regular: $475

Event Contact

Vivian Zhu
202-429-0340 ext. 208