Event Details

AmCham China and the US-China Business Council are pleased to co-host a debriefing with officials from the US Embassy to discuss the outcomes of the US-China bilateral dialogues that took place during the recent 2016 G20 Summit in Hangzhou, including the landmark announcement by Presidents Obama and Xi that the US and China would ratify the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement.

Please see the following links for reference materials on the outcomes of the G20:
White House Fact Sheet on the G20 Summit
G20 Leaders' Communique
Chinese Outcome List of the Meeting Between the Chinese and U.S. Presidents in Hangzhou
Fact Sheet on US–China Economic Relations
US–China Fact Sheet for President Obama’s Bilateral Meeting with President Xi Jinping
US–China Cooperation on Climate Change

Please note that this event is open to Members Only and that seating is limited. Please register by September 9th to ensure your seat. Lunch will not be provided.

Agenda

12:30 PM - 1 PM
Registration
1 PM - 2 PM
Debrief
2 PM - 2:30 PM
Q&A

Speakers

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    Pierce Davis

    Economic Section at US Embassy

    Pierce Davis is an economic officer at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. He previously served as a diplomat in Afghanistan and South Africa.

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  • James Green (Minister Counselor for Trade Affairs at US Embassy)

    James Green

    Minister Counselor for Trade Affairs at US Embassy

    James Green is the Minister Counselor for Trade Affairs at the US Embassy in Beijing and the senior officer from the White House Office of the United States Trade Representative Beijing. In this capacity, he advises US officials and companies on market access issues and a variety of other trade related topics. Previously he served as the Senior Vice President of Albright Stonebridge Group, a strategic global advisory firm founded by former Madeleine Albright and National Security Advisor Sandy Berger. He has also served as Director of Government Relations at AmCham Shanghai and as the White House National Security Council’s China Director.

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  • Callie Conroy (Senior Enforcement and Compliance Officer, First Secretary at US Embassy)

    Callie Conroy

    Senior Enforcement and Compliance Officer, First Secretary at US Embassy

    Callie Conroy is the Senior Enforcement and Compliance Officer, First Secretary at the US Embassy in Beijing. In this role, she advises embassy leadership on matters relating to trade remedies and trade compliance issues and represents the Department of Commerce in bilateral negotiations with China. She has previously served as a Senior Import Policy Analyst at the Department of Commerce where she defended US Trade interests and developed litigation strategies for dispute settlement cases at the WTO.

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  • Rick Switzer (Environment, Science, Technology & Health (ESTH) Deputy Section Chief at US Embassy)

    Rick Switzer

    Environment, Science, Technology & Health (ESTH) Deputy Section Chief at US Embassy

    Prior to Beijing Rick served as a Division Chief in State Department’s Bureau of Research’s Office of Terror, Narcotics, and Crime. He also served in Bangkok as the Regional Environment, Science, Technology and Health Officer (REO) Hub Director for East and Southeast and in Baghdad where he was the Program Manager of the $650 million Police Development Program. His other previous postings include Barbados, Tijuana and Beijing. Prior to joining State Rick co-founded a wireless technology start-up and also conducted innovation policy research at the University of California. He brings with him an extensive background in entrepreneurship having helped launch the Global Connect program at the University of California San Diego and later the Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation while serving at the Embassy in Bridgetown.

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Tickets

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