• Program Iteration / CHINA Town Hall

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

  • Program Iteration / Professional Fellows Program

    Applications due November 1, 2019. Applicant Criteria:

  • Program Iteration / U.S.-China Track II Dialogue on Healthcare

    The fourth iteration of the National Committee’s healthcare dialogue was held in Jiangyin, a city in Jiangsu Province. The dialogue brought together seven American and 12 Chinese experts in the field and representatives of major healthcare companies, along with four observers from both countries. A wide range of topics, including regulatory science and capacity building, health technology assessments, technology payment, and value-based care, was discussed, as were possible projects to address care reform opportunities in both countries. The mayor of Jiangyin and other city officials provided an introduction to the local healthcare system and a tour of medical facilities in the city. As with previous dialogues, this one concluded with a consensus agreement that sets out key points of discussion and suggestions for policy changes in both countries. This document is being circulated to relevant departments in both governments for their consideration.

  • Program Iteration / Young Leaders Forum

    Thirty-six fellows attended the 2013 Young Leaders Forum in Austin, Texas, including eight new Chinese and nine new American fellows. The diverse participants at this year’s forum included entrepreneurs, academics, a composer, a business school dean, two CEOs, an architect, an astronaut, a food and wine critic, a U.S. Air Force colonel and an artist.

  • Program Iteration / Young Leaders Forum

    The National Committee and the Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs (CPIFA) held the annual Young Leaders Forum in Dujiangyan, on the outskirts of Chengdu in Sichuan Province. The Forum brought together three dozen of the ‘best and brightest’ American and Chinese men and women under the age of forty for several days of substantive presentations and meaningful discussion interspersed with site visits and group activities.

  • Program Iteration / China Briefings for Heads of Government Affairs Offices

    In February 2018, the National Committee hosted its inaugural seminar in this series in Washington, D.C., bringing together top China specialists to share their knowledge and views on China and Sino-American relations. The program was highly interactive, and participants were encouraged to ask hard questions and discuss their own experiences.

  • Program Iteration / Congressional Members Delegations to China

    In January 2006, for first time in many years, the National Committee escorted the two co-chairs of the newly formed bipartisan congressional U.S.-China Working Group (USCWG), Rick Larsen (D-WA) and Mark Kirk (R-IL), and one of its members, Tom Feeney (R-FL) to China. National Committee President Stephen Orlins accompanied the delegation, which also included the two co-staff directors of the USCWG.

  • Program Iteration / Congressional Members Delegations to China

    In 2007, the National Committee cooperated with the bipartisan congressional U.S.- China Working Group (USCWG), the National People’s Congress, and the Chinese Embassy in Washington, D.C., on visits to China for USCWG congressional representatives and their staff. USCWG is a bipartisan initiative at the forefront of congressional dealings with issues of Sino-American relations, and focuses on educating Congress about China.

  • Program Iteration / Congressional Members Delegations to China

    The third trip to China that the National Committee has conducted for the bipartisan congressional U.S.-China Working Group (USCWG) focused on the effects of the financial and economic crisis on China’s economy, issues of concern to American companies in China, and Sino-American relations.

  • Program Iteration / Congressional Members Delegations to China

    Five members of the bipartisan congressional U.S.-China Working Group (USCWG) traveled to China in April 2011 for the fourth such trip under National Committee auspices. The delegation, led by USCWG Co-chairmen Charles Boustany, Jr. (R-LA) and Rick Larsen (D-WA), visited Beijing, Qingdao, Chengdu, and Shanghai, with a focus on assessing and advancing the U.S.-China military-to-military relationship.

  • Program Iteration / Congressional Members Delegations to China

    In January 2013, the National Committee took a bipartisan delegation of five Members of Congress to Shanghai, Beijing, and Hong Kong for meetings with senior Chinese policy makers and American diplomats, journalists, and business leaders to better understand China’s leadership, economic reforms, regional security issues, and domestic challenges, and to learn more about trade, U.S. businesses in China, and Hong Kong’s relations with the United States and with China.

  • Program Iteration / Congressional Members Delegations to China

    In March 2014, we sent four members of Congress — the two co-chairs of the U.S.-China Working Group (USCWG), Congressmen Rick Larsen (D-WA) and Charles Boustany (R-LA), along with Congressmen Kenny Marchant (R-TX) and Mike Quigley (D-IL) — on a weeklong trip to Beijing, Xi'an, Guangzhou, and Hong Kong.

  • Program Iteration / Congressional Members Delegations to China

    In September 2017, the National Committee escorted a seventh group to Beijing, Tianjin, Jinan, and Qufu. The delegation was led by the two current co-chairs of the USCWG, Congressmen Rick Larsen (D-WA-2) and Darin LaHood (R-IL-18), joined by Congressmen Gregorio Sablan (D-NMI), Sean Maloney (D-NY-18), David Young (R-IA-3), and Roger Marshall (R-KS-1).

  • Program Iteration / Congressional Members Delegations to China

    In March 2019, the National Committee escorted its eighth congressional delegation to China, traveling to Hong Kong, Hangzhou, and Beijing. Meetings focused on issues of trade, agriculture, tech and intellectual property, healthcare (including fentanyl and the opioid crisis), and the denuclearization of North Korea.

  • Program Iteration / U.S.-China Track II Dialogue on the Digital Economy

    The inaugural dialogue on the Digital Economy was held in March 2019 at the Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C. This initial gathering brought together ten American participants and ten Chinese participants, consisting of experts in the field and representatives of major technology companies. During the two-day meeting, participants focused their discussions on data governance, supply chain risk management and the Internet of Things.

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