Pitt–Greensburg will be one of 75 venues nationwide hosting a China Town Hall on Nov. 18. The live webcast, moderated by ABC’s George Stephanopoulos, will cover keys issues, risks and opportunities in Sino-American relationships in the face of increasing friction.
The event will begin promptly at 6 p.m. at the Mary Lou Campana Chapel and Lecture Center. Panelists participating in the town hall, presented by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, include:
Melanie Hart, senior fellow and director of China Policy for the Center for American Progress
Yasheng Huang, professor of International Management and Global Economics and Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Stephen Orlins, president of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations
Ely Ratner, executive vice president and director of studies at the Center for a New American Security
After the national broadcast, an interactive discussion will be led from 7 to 8 p.m. at Pitt–Greensburg by Alan Juffs, director of Pitt’s English Language Institute.
“This is a great opportunity for the local community to participate in a national discussion. The panel will be followed by an on-site conversation about the impact that U.S.-China relations our community and audience members will be able to ask questions,” Lauren Perri, study abroad coordinator at Pitt-Greensburg, said in a news release.
Established in 1966, the National Committee on United States-China Relations is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public affairs organization devoted to building constructive and durable relationships between the United States and Greater China.