Johns Hopkins SAIS to host “Perspectives on U.S.-China Relations in a Time of Rapid Change,” on Monday, October 9, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY
 
“Perspectives on U.S.-China Relations in a Time of Rapid Change,” will be hosted at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
 
The conversation on U.S.-China relations is presented by SAIS China and the Foreign Policy Institute at Johns Hopkins SAIS, and the China-United States Exchange Foundation.
SAIS China is comprised of the China Studies Program at Johns Hopkins SAIS, the Hopkins-Nanjing Center for Chinese and American Studies (HNC), and the SAIS-Tsinghua Dual Degree Program in Global Politics and Economics.
 

Panelists
Amy Celico
Principal at the Albright Stonebridge Group
 
Cui Liru
Senior Advisor and Former President of the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR)
 
David M. Lampton
Director of SAIS China, Director of China Studies and the George and Sadie Hyman Professor of China Studies at Johns Hopkins SAIS

 
Moderator
John Lipsky
Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Institute and the Peter G. Peterson Distinguished Scholar at the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs at Johns Hopkins SAIS
 
Time and Date
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Monday, October 9, 2017       
 
Location
Johns Hopkins SAIS

Kenney Herter Auditorium
1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
 
Registration
The event is open to the public and media, with registration. Members of the working press can request to cover the event by selecting “Media” on the online registration form. Final media access will be confirmed at least one day prior to the event. Pre-authorized camera setup will only be permitted from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
 
Media Contact
Stacy A. Anderson
Communications Manager
Johns Hopkins SAIS
202.663.5620 office
202.853.7983 mobile
sande100@jhu.edu
 
About the Speakers
Amy Celico is a Principal at Albright Stonebridge Group, leading the firm’s China & East Asia practice in Washington, D.C., and bringing more than 20 years of experience on issues in the region to her work with clients. Celico has served as Senior Director for China Affairs at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and Deputy Director of the Office of the Chinese Economic Area at the U.S. Department of Commerce. She also worked at the U.S. State Department, where she served as an intelligence analyst in the Bureau of Research and Intelligence, and as a Vice Consul for economic affairs at the U.S. Consulate in Shanghai. Prior to her government service, Celico was the Director of Development for the Johns Hopkins University-Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies. She serves on the Board of Directors of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations. Celico earned a BA with honors in Asian Studies from Mount Holyoke College and completed her MA studies in International Economics and Strategic Studies at Johns Hopkins SAIS; she is also a graduate of the Hopkins-Nanjing Center.
 
Cui Liru is Senior Advisor to China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR) and a member of the Committee of Foreign Affairs of the Chinese Peoples’ Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC). Professor Cui is also a senior adviser to multiple institutions for the study of national security and foreign relations, and a board member of the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI). He has served as President of CICIR, Director General of the Institute of World Information (a division of the State Center for Information), and Counselor at the Permanent Mission of the People’s Republic of China to the United Nations. His research interests include U.S. foreign policy, U.S.-China relations, international security issues, and Chinese foreign policy. Cui graduated from Fudan University in Shanghai.
 
David M. Lampton is the George and Sadie Hyman Professor and Director of China Studies at Johns Hopkins SAIS. Dr. Lampton also leads SAIS China, the school’s overall presence in greater China, and serves as a Gilman Scholar at The Johns Hopkins University. He is currently the Chairman of The Asia Foundation. Lampton was the Dean of Faculty at Johns Hopkins SAIS from 2004 to 2012. He is also the former President of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations. Lampton has authored and edited several books including Following the Leader: Ruling China, from Deng Xiaoping to Xi Jinping (University of California Press, 2014). His current research and book project is Roads to Chinese Power: Railroad Infrastructure and Beijing’s Quest for Influence. Lampton received his BA, MA, and PhD from Stanford University.
 
John Lipsky is a Senior Fellow of the Foreign Policy Institute and the Peter G. Peterson Distinguished Scholar at the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs at Johns Hopkins SAIS. Dr. Lipsky previously was the First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund from 2006 to 2011. He has served as Vice Chairman of JPMorgan Investment Bank, Chief Economist of JPMorgan Chase, Chief Economist and Director of Research of Chase Manhattan Bank, and Chief Economist of Salomon Brothers. He currently is Co-Chair of the Aspen Institute’s Program on the World Economy, Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors for the National Bureau of Economic Research, a Director for the Center for Global Development, and a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Lipsky also serves on the Advisory Board of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. He received his PhD in Economics from Stanford University.
 
About Johns Hopkins SAIS
A division of Johns Hopkins University, the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is a global institution that offers students an international perspective on today's critical issues. For nearly 75 years, Johns Hopkins SAIS has produced great leaders, thinkers, and practitioners of international relations. Public leaders and private sector executives alike seek the counsel of the faculty, whose ideas and research inform and shape policy. Johns Hopkins SAIS offers a global perspective across three campus locations: Bologna, Italy; Nanjing, China; and Washington, D.C. The school’s interdisciplinary curriculum is strongly rooted in the study of international economics, international relations, and regional studies, preparing students to address multifaceted challenges in the world today.
 
For more information, visit sais-jhu.edu or @SAISHopkins
 
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Date: 
Wednesday, October 4, 2017