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Forecast 2019

US-China Business Council

Thursday, January 31, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM (EST)

Forecast 2019

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
USCBC Member - EARLY Ended $375.00 $0.00
Non-USCBC Member - EARLY Ended $475.00 $0.00
USCBC Member - Standard Jan 30, 2019 $425.00 $0.00
Non-USCBC Member - Standard Jan 30, 2019 $525.00 $0.00

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Thursday, January 31, 2019

Covington & Burling, LLP
One CityCenter, 850 Tenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

Registration: 10:00 - 10:30 am
Program: 10:30 am - 4:15 pm 


Mark your calendar for the US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) premier conference on China's business and political environment in the year ahead. This annual event features top China policy experts, strategic analysis, and business professionals to discuss key intelligence, top challenges and opportunities coming up for China operations and bilateral relations. 


Experts in their fields will address:

  • China’s 2019 Economic Forecast – Dr. Robert Dohner, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council

  • Congressional Perspectives on US-China Trade – Katherine Tai, Chief Trade Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives, and Nasim Fussell, Deputy Chief International Trade Counsel, U.S. Senate

  • US-China Relations in 2019 – Kenneth G. Lieberthal, Senior Fellow Emeritus, Brookings Institution

  • Operational Issues – Chris Adams, Senior Advisor, Covington & Burling LLP; Samm Sacks, Cybersecurity Policy and China Digital Economy Fellow, New America; and Peter Lichtenbaum, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP

  • The Year Ahead for US Companies in China: A Sinica Interview with Craig Allen and Tim Stratford  a conversation with Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn, Sinica Podcast

  • Senior Trump administration official invited for the keynote address

Key Benefits:

  • Gain strategic intelligence and insight on the latest economic and political developments affecting commercial relations with China
  • Listen to presentations from expert first-hand observers on China’s economy and politics, and key issues facing companies.
  • Network with fellow business executives, leading China watchers in the think tank community, and other special guests
  • Acquire best practices for managing your company’s strategic China plans with key stakeholders



Registration: 10:00 - 10:30 am
Program: 10:30 am - 4:15 pm  


Sponsorship Package Benefits:

  • Valuable corporate branding: Recognition as underwriter in all conference marketing and publicity platforms (USCBC website, conference agenda, social media) and from the podium on day of the conference
  • Opportunity to include promotional materials in meeting packet (up to 4 pages, front and back of USCBC printing)
  • Two complimentary conference registrations
  • A seat for the most senior executive at the head table during lunch with conference speakers
  • Brief speaking opportunity

Please contact Gloria Gonzalez-Micklin for more details ( Please note that sponsorship is only available to USCBC members or qualified member-prospects. 



Early registration (before January 3, 2019)

  • Member: $375
  • Non-Member: $475*

Regular registration (after January 3, 2019)

  • Member: $425
  • Non-Member: $525*

*Non-member registration is available to USCBC prospective member companies only. Qualified USCBC prospective members include US-incorporated companies involved in trade and investment with China. Please contact to learn more about USCBC membership. 



Special thanks to AIG for partial underwriting of Forecast 2019

 This event is open to business executives from USCBC member and qualified prospective member companies only. Registration is required. Cancellations for refunds must be received in writing by the cancellation deadline of January 23 or registrant will be charged. No-shows will be billed.

Have questions about Forecast 2019? Contact US-China Business Council

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Covington & Burling LLP
850 10th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001

Thursday, January 31, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM (EST)

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US-China Business Council

The US-China Business Council (USCBC) is a private, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization of approximately 200 American companies that do business with China. Founded in 1973, USCBC has provided unmatched information, advisory, advocacy, and program services to its members for four decades. Through its offices in Washington, DC; Beijing; and Shanghai, USCBC is uniquely positioned to serve its members' interests in the United States and China.

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