The U. S.–China International Summit, hosted by the Chinese Student Association, will return this November with two panel discussions and a keynote address on the recent saga between the world’s economic superpowers. The summit will take place Sunday, Nov. 4, from 6:15 to 9 p.m. in the Tinkham Veale University Center ballroom.

All are welcome to attend the summit and join the panel discussions.

The summit schedule is as follows:

  • Check in: 5:45 p.m.
  • Welcome: 6:15 to 6:25 p.m.
  • Panel A: 6:25 to 7:10 p.m.
  • Refreshments and networking: 7:10 to 7:55 p.m.
  • Panel B: 7:55 to 8:40 p.m.
  • Keynote address: 8:40 to 9 p.m.

Panel A: Politics

During Panel A, the group will discuss the intricate relationship between two economic superpowers—the U.S. and China—and how it will define this century.

Topics will include rising trade tensions, Chinese and American entrepreneurs, the manufacturing industry, President Donald Trump, the World Trade Organization and more.

Panel B: Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Panel B will celebrate researchers, entrepreneurs and their accomplishments and discuss the difficulties they are facing in a number of fields, including human-computer interaction, internet of things, venture capital, virtual or augmented reality, entrepreneurial ecosystems, autonomous driving, machine intelligence and cryptocurrency.


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