On July 17, 2012, China Center for International Economic Exchanges and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce will co-host the U.S. - China Investment Cooperation Forum at Beijing International Hotel. More than 300 Chinese and American officials, well-known entrepreneurs and scholars will participate in the forum. A number of issues will be discussed thoroughly at the forum, such as the opportunities and challenges facing the U.S. - China investment, America's foreign investment review system, company law and regulation, corporate governance and responsibility. The experts and scholars will make practical proposals to help Chinese firms to invest in the U.S.

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U.S.-China Investment Cooperation Forum

International Convention Center, Beijing International Hotel

July 17, 2012


*Panelists in main forums and breakout sessions

are in alphabetical order of surnames

08:30 – 09:15am  Opening Ceremony (Grand Hall A, 3/F)

How Can We Move Toward Greater Two-Way Openness?

Master of Ceremonies:

Wang Chunzheng, Executive Vice Chairman, CCIEE

Opening Remarks:

ZengPeiyan, Chairman, CCIEE

Tom Donohue, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce


Zhang Ping, Chairman, National Development and Reform Commission

Wan Jifei, Chairman, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade

Nicole Lamb-Hale, Assistant Secretary of Commerce

09:15 – 10:15am  Main Forum I(Grand Hall A, 3/F)

The U.S. and Chinese Investment Climates: The Perspective of U.S. andChinese CEOs


Myron Brilliant, Senior Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce


Hank Greenberg, Chairman, C.V. Starr

Robert Kimmitt, Independent Chairman, Deloitte Center for Cross-Border Investment; and former Deputy Treasury Secretary

ShuYinbiao, Executive Vice President, State Grid

Wang Yilin, Chairman, China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC)

Wei Jiafu, Chairman, China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company (COSCO)

10:15 – 10:30       Tea Break

10:30 – 11:30am  Main Forum II(Grand Hall A, 3/F)

Addressing Challenges and Seizing the Opportunities of Two-Way Investment


Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky, Chair, International Trade, Investment and Market Access Practice Group, WilmerHale


Carlos Gutierrez, Vice Chairman, Citi, and former Secretary of Commerce

Robert Hansen, President and CEO, DowCorning

Madam Ma Xiuhong, Chairman of China Foreign Trade Center, and Former Vice Minister of MOFCOM

Ma Xin, Director-General, Department of Foreign Affairs, NDRC

11:30am– 12:30pm  Main Forum III(Grand Hall A, 3/F)

The Role of U.S. Federal and Local Governments in Attracting Chinese Investment


Henry Levine, Senior Vice President, Albright-Stonebridge Group


Bradley Gillenwater, Regional Manager, Asia, Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development

Sam Kaplan,President, Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle

Harvey Schmitt, CEO & President, Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce

William Zarit, Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs, U.S. Embassy in China

Zhang Guobao, Vice Chairman, Economic Committee, CPPCC; Chairman, China Industrial Overseas Development and Planning Association

12:30 – 1:45pm  Lunch (Grand Hall B, 3/F)

Creating Mutually Beneficial Outcomes: The Role of FDI in U.S. and Chinese Economic Growth     


1) Wei Jianguo, Vice Chairman and Secretary General, CCIEE

2) Laura Tyson, Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley

Keynote Address:

Zhu Guangyao, Vice Minister of Finance

1:45 – 2:45pm    Breakout Sessions:

I. M&A Strategy and Greenfield Investments in the United States(Hall No.5, 1/F)


Ruby Yim, Partner and Global Co-Chair, Global Capital Markets Services, Fleishman-Hillard


Brian Beglin, Partner, Bingham Consulting

GuoXiangjun, Chief Risk Officer, China Investment Corporation (CIC)

Michael Weiss, Managing Director and Head of China M&A, Morgan Stanley

Wu Jialiang, Vice President, SANY Group; General Manager, SANY Electric

II. CFIUS Procedures, Investment Approvals, and the Politics of Investment in the United States

(Hall No.3, 1/F)


David N. Fagan, Partner, Covington & Burling


Alan P. Larson, Senior International Policy Advisor, Covington & Burling, and former Under Secretary of State

Li Yushi, Vice President, China Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation

Mark E. Plotkin, Partner, Covington & Burling

III. Best Practices in Public Relations for Investing in the United States &The Importance of Corporate Citizenship(Hall No.6, 1/F)


Bill Black, Senior Vice President, Fleishman-Hillard              


Huang Wensheng, Secretary, Office of the Board, SINOPEC

Li Pan, President, Haier Electrical Appliances

Jeffrey Shafer, Vice President, Global Communications, Lenovo

Peter Verringia, President and Senior Partner, Communications Consulting Worldwide

Xu Chao, Deputy Director-General, Office of the Board, COSCO

IV. Infrastructure Investment Opportunities in the United States(Hall No.2, 1/F)


Tim Stratford ,Partner, Covington and Burling  


Ambassador Karan Bhatia, Vice President, General Electric

Richard G. Little, AICP, Senior Fellow, Infrastructure, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California

Yu Lian, President, China City Construction Company Group

ZhengXinli, Permanent Vice Chairman, CCIEE

2:45 - 3:00pm     Tea Break

3:00 - 4:00pm      Main Forum IV(Grand Hall A, 2/F)

Chinese Investors in the United States: Experiences and Lessons Learned


Ambassador Zhou Wenzhong, Secretary General of Bo’ao Forum for Asia, and former Chinese Ambassador to the U.S.    


Chen Siqing, Executive Vice President, Bank of China

Li Jiange, Chairman, China International Capital Corporation (CICC)

Mike Richardson, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of China Division, Nexteer

Wong Wai Ming, Chief Financial Officer, Lenovo

6:00-6:30pm      Reception (Invitation Only) (Hong Kong Hall, Great Hall of the People)

6:30–8:00pm     Closing Banquet (Invitation Only) (Hong Kong Hall, Great Hall of the People)


Wei Jianguo, Vice Chairman and Secretary-General, CCIEE


Wang Chunzheng, Executive Vice Chairman, CCIEE

Myron Brilliant, Senior Vice President, USCC


         Time:07-16-2012     Source:CCIEE
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