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Shanghai China Operations Conference

US-China Business Council

Friday, November 8, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM (CST)

Shanghai China Operations Conference

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Registration - 30% Discount Ended $405.00 $0.00
Group Rate (3 or more) - Early Registration - 30% Discount Ended $364.50 $0.00
Early Registration - 15% Discount Ended $495.00 $0.00
Group Rate (3 or more) - Early Registration - 15% Discount Ended $445.50 $0.00
Regular Registration Nov 8, 2019 $580.00 $0.00
Group Rate (3 or more) - Regular Registration Nov 8, 2019 $522.00 $0.00

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Event Details

The US-China Business Council (USCBC) is pleased to invite you to its annual conference in Shanghai on China operations.

The conference this year will be held on the sidelines of the China International Import Expo outside of the expo venue on the morning of Friday, November 8. The program will cover topics of importance to USCBC member companies and provide a valuable opportunity to network with executives and share best practices.

Meet USCBC's New China Head!

We will be welcoming Matthew Margulies, USCBC's new VP, Head of China Operations, who will be giving remarks on USCBC's recent work and looks forward to meeting USCBC members.


A 15% early registration discountis available through October 15, so register today!


Attendees of the Shanghai China Operations Conference will also be able to book at the Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao at a discounted rate. For the discounted rate, please email Huihui ( if would like to book a room in your registration and we will connect you with the hotel.

Discussion Topics

  • Remarks from USCBC Global CEO on the China Market
    • Roberta Lipson, CEO of Chindex International and Chairman of the Board of United Family Hospitals
  • China Economy and Outlook
    • Dr. Steven G Cochrane, Chief Asia-Pacific Economist, Moody’s Analytics
  • China Perspective on US-China Tensions and Impact
    • Dr. Weisen Li, Professor in Economics at Fudan University, will provide an overview of where the US-China relationship stands and what it means for companies doing business in China.
  • China's Social Credit System and Impact on Business
    • Kendra Shaefer, Partner, Tech at Trivium and lead of Trivium's Social Credit Watch Project, will share perspectives on how companies will be impacted by the implementation of China's social credit system.
  • Country Executive Panel 
    A panel of senior executives from USCBC membership will provide an overview of how they are dealing with tariffs and sanctions, and how they adjust to remain competitive in their industries. Panelists include:
    • Robert Aspell, Asia Pacific President, Cargill
    • Yoke Loon Lim, President, Greater China Region, Dow Chemical Company
  • View from Washington: Export Controls and Impact on Companies 
    • Kyle Sullivan, China Practice Lead, Crumpton Group, will provide an overview of US export control developments, including the entities list, and analysis of risk factors and challenges for companies. The presentation will also cover the latest developments with CFIUS.
  • Tariff Mitigation and Supply Chain 
    Speakers will share insights about how companies are impacted by tariffs and what companies are doing to mitigate the impact on their business, both selling in China and to the US.
    • Tony Tong, Continuous Improvement Manager Asia, Autozone
    • Harry Zhang, VP and Greater China Practices Leader at Sandler, Travel & Rosenberg, Limited


8:15am: Registration opens, coffee/tea, networking
9:00am: Program begins
12:00pm: Lunch session
1:30pm: Program close

Cancellation Deadline: Cancellations for refunds must be received by Wednesday, October 30, 2019 before 5:00pm. Contact Huihui Shen (; Tel: 86-21-6288-3840)

Have questions about Shanghai China Operations Conference? Contact US-China Business Council

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When & Where

Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao
1116号 Hongsong East Road
Minhang Qu, Shanghai 201103

Friday, November 8, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM (CST)

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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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