The 10th Annual China U.S. Symposium came to a close Saturday following our Keynote Address delivered by Dr. Lyle Goldstein from the US Naval War College. A special thanks to all of our members who organized the event and to all of our speakers who helped make this symposium so memorable.
We would like to recognize the following individuals for their contributions:
Dr. Victor Cha, Senior Adviser and Korea Chair, CSIS, and Professor at Georgetown, for his David Rawson Memorial lecture addressing the balance of power in the South China Sea and the future of U.S. Chinese relations in the region.
The Cultural Panel consisting of Simon Lang from the Mercator Institute and Professor Wayne Wenchao He from Rhode Island University for their comparison of education and in the United States and China and its possible effect on future relations between the two countries.
The Business Panel composed of Professor Saikat Chaudhuri from the Wharton School of Business, Senior Lecturer Sharmila Chatterjee from the Sloan School at MIT, and Mark Sullivan from the Boston office of International Trade and Development for their examination of the connection between the U.S and Chinese economies.
The Regional Panel comprised of William Wise from the John Hopkins Southeast Asia Studies Program, Avery Goldstein, a Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania, and Shihoko Goto, the senior Northeast Asia associate at the Woodrow Wilson Center for their analysis of the current political climate in the Western Pacific and the responses from countries around the region to the rising power of China.
The Security Panel consisting of Commander Mike Dahm, Marvin Ott, an Adjunct Lecturer from Johns Hopkins University, and Mathew Weinburg from Booz Allen Hamilton for their examination of cyber security and espionage in the modern era and their insight into events in the South China Sea.