China Town Hall Live Webcast
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Thomas Christensen will give an overview of U.S.-China Relations and field audience questions from around the country. This webcast will be streamed live to 30 U.S. cities 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 31, 2007, in Cullen Hall. There is limited seating, so please come early; Doors close at 5:45 p.m. Reservations requested: 713-439-0265. Parking available in the Moran Center, 3807 Graustark at W. Alabama. Reception following courtesy of Asia Society Texas Center.
After the half-hour webcast ends, Kevin G. Nealer will lead a discussion with the Houston audience on “China’s Energy Demands and Implications for U.S.” Nealer is an author of the Council on Foreign Relations report Beginning the Journey: China, The United States and the WTO. He is a consultant to the U.S. defense and intelligence communities on trade and economic security issues.
The town hall meeting offers a unique opportunity for local business and civic leaders, academics and citizens to question Washington policy makers directly.
The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations is a non-profit educational organization established in 1966 to encourage understanding of China and the United States between citizens of both countries. The founders believe that opportunities for informed discussion and reasoned debate about issues of common interest and concern to the United States, main-land China, Hong Kong and Taiwan will enhance mutual understanding and productive relations.
This program is presented by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations with support of The Starr Foundation.
Cost: Free and open to the public. Limited seating.
Location: Cullen Hall
Address: 4001 Mt. Vernon
Contact: Asia Society: 713-439-0051; Reservations requested: 713-439-0265.
Sponsored by: Center for International Studies, National Committee on U.S.-China Relations and the Asia Society Texas Center