Concordia to Host China Town Hall
Nov 30, 2009FOR MORE INFORMATION:
DR. KENNETH FOSTER, chair, Global Studies Program
(218) 299-3528, email@example.com
AMY KELLY, Media Relations director
CONCORDIA COLLEGE TO HOST CHINA TOWN HALL
The Concordia College Global Studies program will host the third annual “China Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8 in Birkeland Alumni Lounge, Offutt Concourse. Concordia is one of only 40 locations throughout the country chosen to host this event.
The evening will provide a unique opportunity for residents to learn about the importance of China’s relationship with the United States and to discuss the energy and global environmental issues that are the increasingly at the center of this relationship. Note expert on Asia, Dr. Kurt M. Campbell, currently serving as assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, will participate in a webcast interview and answer e-mail questions from around the country. Dr. Jennifer Turner, director of the China Environment Forum at The Wilson Center, Washington, D.C., will speak briefly after the webcast and take questions and comments from the audience.
The National Committee on United States-China Relations is sponsoring the event. It is the leading national, non-partisan public affairs organization devoted exclusively to building constructive and durable relationships between the United States and China and creates opportunities for informed discussion and reasoned debate about the issues of common interest.