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George H. W. Bush Conference on U.S.-China Relations

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October 23-24, 2011

college station, TEXAS | UNITED STATES

The 2011 Bush China Conference was held at the George H. W. Bush Presidential Library Center at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. Over 400 government, academic and commercial leaders participated in plenary sessions focused on the following:

  • Advancing U.S.-China Trade and Commercial Relationships: Collaboration, Joint Ventures and Investments  
  • Energy Research and Development Policies  
  • Exploring Opportunities for U.S.-China Joint Energy Research Activities
  • Grand Strategy in Historical and Comparative Perspectives: Implications for U.S.-China Relations

Chinese Delegates

Chinese delegates to the conference included the following:

CAO Jianlin
Vice Minister, Ministry of Science and Technology

Steven Feng CHEN
Chair Professor, College of Engineering, Peking University  

LI Xiaolin
President, Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries  

WANG Jisi
Dean, School of International Studies, Peking University  

YANG Hua
President, China National Offshore Oil Corporation 

ZHANG Yesui
Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the United States 


U.S. Delegates

U.S. delegates to the conference included the following:

William J. BURNS
Deputy Secretary of State  

Andrew H. CARD
Jr., Acting Dean, Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University 

Kenneth FENG
Senior Vice President, MGM Resorts International  

Bowen LOFTIN
President, Texas A&M University  

Nathan MOORE
Chief Legal Officer and Secretary, Mary Kay Corporation  

Daniel PONEMAN
Deputy Secretary of Energy 

Roman POPADIUK
Executive Director, George H. W. Bush Presidential Library

Brent SCOWCROFT
Former National Security Advisor William J. BURNS, Deputy Secretary of State  


Sponsors

Special thanks to our conference sponsors: Bingham, China National Offshore Corporation, Confucius Institute, The Dow Chemical Company, Halter Financial Group, Kay and Britt Rice Lecture Series, Mary Kay Inc. and Texas A&M University.