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The CHINA Town Hall is a national day of programming to provide Americans the opportunity to discuss US-China relations with leading experts in their communities in venues in over 50 cities around the United States and China. This event is sponsored by the National Committee on US-China Relations (NCUSCR).

Recently, Former National Security Advisor to US President Jimmy Carter, Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinksi, delivered remarks about this relationship during a live web broadcast. On November 28, NCUSCR is hosting a special presentation of Dr. Brzezinski's remarks combined with a lively in-person discussion. Dr. Brzezinski's remarks will be replayed at the event. This event will feature:

Broadcast Remarks from Guest Speaker DR. ZBIGNIEW BRZEZINSKI

To be followed by in-person roundtable discussion with:

JOHN HOLDEN, president of the National Committee on United States-China Relations from 1998 to 2005. He has been active in the American Chambers of Commerce in both Hong Kong and China, serving as chairman of the board of governors for AmCham China in 1997. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and serves as advisor to a number of philanthropic, business and educational organizations. He is currently Senior Counselor for Hill & Knowlton (China), a public relations and government affairs consultancy.
PAUL HAENLE, director of the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center in Beijing, China. Prior to joining Carnegie, he served from June 2007 to June 2009 as the director for China, Taiwan, and Mongolian Affairs on the National Security Council staffs of former President George W. Bush and President Barack H. Obama. From June 2007 to January 2009, Haenle also played a key role as the White House representative to the US negotiating team at the Six-Party Talks nuclear negotiations and, from May 2004 to June 2007, served as the executive assistant to the US national security advisor.

TED DEAN, chairman of the Board of Governors ofAmCham China. Dean is president and managing director of BDA, a leading China investment advisory and strategy consultancy. He is also a co-founder of the US non-profit Americans Promoting Study Abroad (APSA), providing US high school students with scholarships for Mandarin language study and exposure to career opportunities in China. Dean has lived in China since 1999.

National Committee on US-China Relations (NCUSCR)
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For more information and to watch the Dr. Brzezinski's recorded broadcast, please visit the CHINA Town Hall webpage:


AmCham China Conference Center
AmCham China Conference Center
The Office Park, Tower AB, 6th Floor
No. 10 Jintongxi Road
Chaoyang District, Beijing

Beijing, China

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