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Asan China Forum 2012

“China in Transition”

The Asan Institute for Policy Studies will host the inaugural Asan China Forum 2012, entitled “China in Transition,” from December 11 (Tues) – December 12 (Wed), 2012. Following the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, this time of political transition in China presents us with an exceptional opportunity to discuss China’s role in the region and the world. The Asan China Forum 2012 will be a gathering of 250 leading China experts and policy analysts from 15 different countries including Korea, China and the US, and will feature four plenary sessions and eighteen panels over two days. 


    1.Theme: “China in Transition” 
2. Dates: 09:30-21:00, December 11, 2012 and 09:00-20:00, December 12, 2012 3. Place: Westin Chosun Hotel, Seoul

 To request an interview or further information, please contact Ms. Minhee Lee.( / 02-3701-7377)

Plenary Sessions

                            Plenary Session I: China’s Leadership in Transition
                            Plenary Session II: China in Northeast Asia
                            Plenary Session III: China and the US
                            Plenary Session IV: South Korea and China

Key Participants 

      · Guy SORMAN, Paris University, Global Advisor to President Lee Myung Bak
      · David SHAMBAUGH, George Washington University
      · Bonnie GLASER, Center for Strategic and International Studies
      · Kenneth LIEBERTHAL, Brookings Institution
      · Douglas H. PAAL, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
      · William OVERHOLT, Harvard Kennedy School
      · JIN Canrong, Renmin University
      · PAN Zhenqiang, China Reform Forum, Major General (Ret’d), PLA Navy
      · SHI Yinhong, Renmin University
      · ZHU Feng, Peking University