November 18, 2019

The thirteenth annual CHINA Town Hall will take place on Monday, November 18, at 6:00 p.m. EST.

This year, the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations is shifting the CTH format slightly, as we feel that today’s political climate warrants a national discussion on the Sino-American relationship and the issues that are impacting us, our businesses, our educational institutions, our communities, our states, and our country.

Our plan is to shift the national webcast from a headline speaker to a panel-style format. George Stephanopoulos will moderate this year’s webcast discussion; he will be joined by NCUSCR President Stephen Orlins and two to three other experts.

The National Committee is delighted to once again partner with a wide range of institutions and community groups across the country, including colleges and universities, world affairs councils, and trade and business associations. Following the national webcast, we are requesting that our 2019 CTH partners host town hall-style discussions, with the goal of encouraging community members to talk candidly about their attitudes, concerns, and feelings surrounding the bilateral relationship. We are therefore asking each partner to identify an individual in their local community to facilitate these conversations.

If you have any questions, please email

CHINA Town Hall

CHINA Town Hall

China's rapid development and Sino-American relations have a direct impact on the lives of nearly everyone in the United States. CHINA Town Hall is a national conversation about China that provides Americans across the United States and beyond the opportunity to discuss issues in the relationship with leading experts.


  • Biography: George Stephanopoulos

    George Stephanopoulos is ABC News’ chief anchor. He also serves as anchor of Good Morning America and anchor of This Week with George Stephanopoulos. As chief anchor, Mr. Stephanopoulos leads the network’s coverage on all major live events and breaking news around the world.

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