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Join like-minded education professionals within the AmCham China community to share resources and best practices for success and student learning. Educators, teachers, and school staff in either the K-12 or Higher Education space as well as education-related service providers that are interested in expanding their network, becoming more involved with AmCham China, and getting to know their peers in the expatriate business community should register for this information sharing discussion and networking opportunity. This is your chance to get involved and get ahead!

The mission AmCham China's Education Committee is to foster dialogue between China and the US on education-related topics and inform AmCham China members about cutting-edge developments in the field. The Education Committee hosts large panel events as well as smaller round-table discussions to bring together universities, K-12 international schools, placement agencies, educators, current students, alumni and concerned parents. The Committee hopes to build a bridge between Chinese and US education initiatives and showcase different models for collaboration between education and business. Current advocacy priorities include the Foreign NGO law, curriculum restrictions, new work permit requirements for international school teachers, the Private Education Promotion Law, and other domestic education-related reforms as outlined in the 13th Five-Year Plan.

For more information on this event please contact Mr. Evan Schmitt at AmCham China, he is the Coordinator for the Education Committee and can be reached at or by phone at (8610) 8519-0885.


5:30 PM

30 mins

Networking and Registration
Light dinner and drinks provided

6 PM

5 mins

Welcome and Introduction

6:05 PM

10 mins

Equipping Students to Make the Most of Studying in China
How Educators Can Help Students Prepare for future Academic and Professional Success

6:15 PM

10 mins

Chinese Students Seeking To Attend Top US Schools
What Are Top Notch US Schools Looking For?

6:25 PM

10 mins

Innovations in Online Education

6:35 PM

5 mins

Remarks by U.S. Embassy Foreign Commercial Service

6:40 PM

8 PM

Networking, Light Dinner, and Drinks!
Meet key colleagues in the Education Community in Beijing


  • Carol Li Rafferty (Managing Director of Yale Leadership ( Beijing) Educational Consulting Co., Ltd)

    Carol Li Rafferty

    Managing Director of Yale Leadership ( Beijing) Educational Consulting Co., Ltd

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  • Colm Rafferty (Vice President - Asia Pacific Region at Vermeer Beijing Manufacturing Ltd.)

    Colm Rafferty

    Vice President - Asia Pacific Region at Vermeer Beijing Manufacturing Ltd.

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  • Travis Tanner (President at US-China Strong Foundation)

    Travis Tanner

    President at US-China Strong Foundation

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  • David Wu (Head of Global Business Development at VIPKID)

    David Wu

    Head of Global Business Development at VIPKID


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Member Price (Pay at the door) RMB 100
Employee of Member Company
Door Price RMB 150
Door Price RMB 200

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