Concordia to Host CHINA Town Hall
Oct 13, 2010FOR MORE INFORMATION:
DR. KENNETH FOSTER, associate professor, Political Science and director, Global Studies Program
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AMY KELLY, Media Relations director
CONCORDIA COLLEGE TO HOST CHINA TOWN HALL
The Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn., Concordia Global Studies program, Offutt School of Business, Concordia Arts and Sciences will host the fourth annual CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 18 in the Centrum, Knutson Campus Center. The event is presented by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations
The event will feature a webcast interview with Jon M. Huntsman Jr., the United States Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, live from Bejing, followed by a discussion with Duncan J. McCampbell, MBA program director at Bethel University, St. Paul, Minn., and CEO of McCampbell Global, LLC. The webcast will be moderated by Stephen A. Orlins, president of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations.
A panel discussion, “Doing Business in China,” will take place from 4-5 p.m., in the Centrum, Knutson Campus Center. It will be moderated by Dr. Greg Cant, dean of the Offutt School of Business, and will feature business leaders with extensive experience in China.
CHINA Town Hall is a national day of programming on China involving 50 cities throughout the United States and this is the second year in a row Concordia has been chosen as one of the Town Hall locations.
The event will provide a unique opportunity for area residents to learn about the importance of China’s relationship with the United States and the issues increasingly at the center of this relationship such as energy and the global environment.
The National Committee on United States-China Relations 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.