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2020 Penn China Research Symposium
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8:30 AM
Doors Open

9:00 AM | Registration and Breakfast

9:45 AM | Call to Order and Welcome

  • Scott Moore
    China Program Director, Penn Global 

9:50 AM | Opening Remarks

  • Ezekiel Emanuel
    Vice Provost for Global Initiatives

10:00 | Policy Session I: "The Future of U.S.-China Relations"

  • Chair: James McGann (Lauder Institute, Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program)
  • Jacques DeLisle (Penn Law)
  • Neysun Mahboubi (Center for the Study of Contemporary China)
  • Samm Sacks (New America)
  • Kaiser Kuo (Next40) 

11:15 AM | Break

11:45 AM | Opening Remarks with Question and Answer

  • Ambassador Huang Ping
    Consul-General of the People’s Republic of China in New York

12:15 PM | Lunch

1:00 PM  | Remarks from Wendell Pritchett, Provost, University of Pennsylvania

1:15 PM  | Policy Session II: "China's Urban Past, Present, and Future"  

  • Chair: Eugenie Birch (Design)
  • Zhongjie Lin (Design)
  • Chao Guo (Social Policy and Practice) 
  • Tong Ming (Design) 
  • Sophia Hochhäusl (Design)

2:30 PM | Break

2:45 PM | Policy Session III: "China and the Future of Healthcare and Biotechnology" 

  • Chair: James Gee (Medicine)
  • Jonathan Moreno (Medicine, Arts and Sciences) 
  • Lyle Ungar (Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Applied Science)
  • Emily Hannum (Arts and Sciences) 
  • Tom Parsons (Veterinary Medicine)
  • Mahlet Mesfin (Penn Biden Center)

4:00 PM | Concluding Keynote Address with Question and Answer

  • Hon. Robert Work
    Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Perry World House
    Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense

5:00 PM | Chinese New Year Reception