From April 30 - May 4, an AmCham China delegation embarked on a five-day trip to Washington, DC for the annual "DC Outreach" to meet with members of Congress, Administration officials, think tanks, and other thought leaders in the nation's capital.

We are honored to have DC Outreach delegates Brent Young, Vice President of Intel Corporation and Director of Intel's China Corporate Strategy Office, and Patrick Powers, Director of Government Affairs, Rockwell Automation (China) join our upcoming breakfast briefing at the Astor Hotel, Tianjin on Thursday, May 16. They will provide a debriefing on what was discussed during the annual DC Outreach and share their key takeaways from the nearly 40 meetings that took place over the five-day trip.


Thames Room,1F, Astor Hotel, Tianjin,

33 Taier Zhuang Road, Heping District, Tianjin 300040, China



Cardholding members: RMB 120

Employee of member companies: RMB 120

Non-members: RMB 180


7:15 AM - 7:30 AM
Registration and networking
7:30 AM - 9 AM
Breakfast with presentation


  • Brent A. Young (Vice President, Director, China Corporate Strategy Office, Intel Corporation)

    Brent A. Young

    Vice President, Director, China Corporate Strategy Office, Intel Corporation

    Brent A. Young is vice president of Intel China and director of the China Corporate Strategy Office at Intel Corporation. He is responsible for defining and driving Intel’s China strategies including partnerships, business growth, and reputational strategies in China.

    Previously, Young was managing director of China Tech Ecosystem (CTE) Sales and China Product Marketing Group. He led Intel’s overall product marketing in China as well as sales, customer, and go-to-market strategies in the CTE. During his tenure as managing director, the CTE sales team received the company’s highest honor, the Intel Achievement Award, for quickly ramping the ecosystem and shaping the nature of the tablet market toward Intel.

    Young joined Intel in 2006 as an open source software strategist before holding a number of management positions leading effective product marketing and sales strategies. He also served as technical assistant and chief of staff to Tom Kilroy, executive vice president and general manager of Intel’s Sales and Marketing Group. Prior to joining Intel, he spent 5 years developing core product features and strategic marketing in various software engineering positions at Curl Corporation and ShoppingList.com.

    He is a member of Montage Technology Group Limited’s board of directors, an executive-in-residence at Tsinghua University’s X-labs incubator, and a mentor at Chinaccelerator.

    Young earned a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in Computer Science from Cornell University and received an MBA specializing in Strategy, Marketing, and Finance from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

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  • Patrick Powers (Head of Government Affairs at Rockwell Automation, Greater China and Vice-chair of AmCham China's Board of Governors)

    Patrick Powers

    Head of Government Affairs at Rockwell Automation, Greater China and Vice-chair of AmCham China's Board of Governors

    Patrick Powers has 30 years of experience in international commerce, government relations and trade policy, achieved in a career that has spanned Asia but focused primarily on China. He has lived and worked in China for more than 20 years, in addition to assignments in Singapore, Vietnam, and Taiwan.

    He is Head of Government Affairs for Rockwell Automation Greater China. Mr. Powers began his career with Bechtel, Inc., and held successive management positions at Island Creek of China Coal Ltd (Occidental Petroleum), SSM Coal BV, SHV Holdings, Tait Asia Ltd. (Vietnam), Mundoro Mining, Cargill, and Applus+.

    Mr. Powers held the position of Vice President for China Operations at the US-China Business Council, the primary organization dealing with Sino-American commercial matters from 1999 to 2006. In that role, he was responsible for business advocacy and advisory services on behalf of 250 American MNC’s operating in the PRC. Mr. Powers has extensive experience in government relations and communications in China and Asia as well as a background in business development and operations in natural resources, large scale retailing, consumer goods warehousing and distribution.

    He has spoken frequently on China-related topics at international conferences and appeared on numerous occasions in media, including CCTV, CNN, CNBC, and Bloomberg, as well as contributing articles to The China Business Review.

    He has a BA from San Diego State University and has pursued advanced language and professional development courses at UC Berkeley, National Taiwan Normal University, and Singapore Institute of Management. Mr. Powers is a fluent Mandarin speaker.

    Mr. Powers is also a Vice-Chairmen on AmCham China's Board of Governors.

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AmCham Cardholder
Member Price RMB 120
Member Price (Pay at the door) RMB 120
Employee of Member Company
Standard Price RMB 120
Door Price RMB 120
Standard Price RMB 180
Door Price RMB 180
Speakers (Sold Out)
Member Price Free


Thames, 1F of the Astor Hotel Tianjin

33 Taier Zhuang Road, Heping District, Tianjin 300040, China

Tianjin, China

If you have any questions please contact Amanda He

Contact Organizer

+86 2223185072

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