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Asan China Forum

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 and 09:00-20:00, December 12
3. Place: Westin Chosun Hotel, Seoul

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

Plenary Sessions
I: China’s Leadership in Transition
II: China in Northeast Asia
III: China and the US
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