|Sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Commerce’s Commercial Service-Houston, The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations,|
and the International Trade Center
Tuesday, December 8, 2009
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Dinner and Presentations
International Trade Center – 832-448-0190
11110 Bellaire Blvd., Houston, TX 77072
6:00-6:15 p.m. – Registration, Networking & Dinner served
6:15 p.m. –Start of Program
6:15-7:00 Dr Steven Lewis, Live In Houston, in person: Energy and Oil: US China Relations and Business
7:00-7:45 From Washington DC, Live Via Webcast, Kurt M Campbell,
Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and the Pacific Affairs moderated by president Steve Orlins, NCUSCR President
7:45-8:00 Questions and Answer Session
The program will center on a webcast from Washington, D.C., featuring Kurt M. Campbell, Assistant Secretary of
State for East Asian and the Pacific Affairs, discussing U.S.- China relations. National Committee president Steve Orlins will moderate this 45-minute portion of the program, comprised of a 15-minute talk followed by half an hour during which Mr. Campbell will respond to questions emailed in from audience members throughout the country.
The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations promotes informed public dialogue on U.S.-China relations and increased understanding between the United States and China in the belief that sound and productive Sino-American relations serve vital American and world interests.
From Houston, Dr. Steven Lewis, Baker Institute’s fellow in Asian studies, an associate director of the Chao Center for Asian Studies, as well as an affiliated distinguished faculty member of the Department of Sociology at Rice University, will focus on the reform of China’s energy policies, and international energy
relations, a field he specializes in, focusing on the current state of the national oil companies in China and how US businesses also are affected by China’s oil and gas policies and multinational oil companies on a small and large scale.
Pre-registration deadline: Friday, December 4, 2009
Cost is $45 and includes dinner. University Students are free with ID. To register, fax the completed form below with credit card details to: the International Trade Center at fax: 832-448-0189.
For question on registration or the International Trade Center,
please call Brendan Kelly at: 713-209-3113 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or Jennifer Lopez at 832-448-0190.
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Kurt M. Campbell
Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and the Pacific Affairs, From DC
Stev en W. Lewis, Ph.D.,
Director, China Transnational
Project, Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University