The U.S. Foreign Policy Colloquium (FPC) is an exclusive four-day program designed to provide 75 of the best and brightest Chinese graduate students studying at colleges and universities from across the United States a deeper and more nuanced understanding of the complex forces that shape American foreign policy and inform the U.S.-China relationship.

FPC gives participants the unique opportunity to interact with key players in the American foreign policy arena, including current and former administration officials and members of Congress, as well as representatives from academia, think tanks, media, business, lobbying groups, and the military, among others. The National Committee uses its deep connections, cultivated over the past 50+ years, to provide participants rare access into some of the capital's most important foreign policy-making institutions, such as the Department of State and the National Security Council, where they meet with individuals responsible for crafting and influencing policy.

2019 U.S. Foreign Policy Colloquium

May 28, 2019 to May 31, 2019
Washington, District Of Columbia

At this year's U.S. Foreign Policy Colloquium, seventy-five Chinese Ph.D., M.A., and professional school students from universities across the United States will have the opportunity to interact with current and former administration officials, as well as members of Congress and representatives from academia, think tanks, media, business, and lobbying groups. Off-site visits to foreign policy-making and/or influencing institutions, such as the National Security Council, and the U.S. Department of State, along with a Q&A session with diplomats from the Chinese Embassy, will round out this comprehensive four-day program. View the 2019 draft agenda to learn more about this year's program schedule and format. Please reference the 2018 agenda to get a sense of the speaker caliber.


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