Countering China’s Security State:  A Bipartisan Approach

Related Categories: Democracy and Governance; Human Rights and Humanitarian Issues; International Economics and Trade; China
Related Expert: Joshua Eisenman

* BREAKFAST AND LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED *

JUNE 6 | 9 AM - 2:15 PM
ROOM 216 HART SENATE OFFICE BUILDING

Conference Schedule:

9-9:10am:                   Welcome Remarks:

Joshua Eisenman, Senior Fellow for China Studies, American Foreign Policy Council, and Distinguished Scholar, Strauss Center and Assistant Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin

9:10-10:00am:            Senators’ Statements:

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX)

Senator Chris Coons (D-DE)

Introductions: Herman Pirchner, President American Foreign Policy Council

 

10:10-11:10am:          Panel 1: Understanding China’s Methods and Intentions

Melanie Hart, Director of China Policy, the Center for American Progress

Robert Daly, Director of Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, the Wilson Center

Moderator: Joshua Eisenman

           

11:20-12:20pm:         Panel 2: China’s Technologies of Repression and Influence

 James Mulvenon, General Manager, Special Programs, SOS International

Elsa Kania, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Technology and National Security, Center for a New American Security

Moderator: David Shullman, Senior Advisor, International Republican Institute  

 

12:30-2:15pm:            Luncheon Keynotes

 Ambassador Derek Mitchell, President, National Democratic Institute

Daniel Twining, President, International Republican Institute                                   

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