Comparative Research on Government Organization and Operation, 2009 Washington Symposium

Kissinger Institute on China and the United States & The Counselors' Office of the State Council

Oct 14, 2009

WASHINGTON-The Kissinger Institute on China and the United States (KICUS) and the Counselors' Office of the State Council (COSC) held the first of two three-day symposia in Washington October 14-16, 2009. The Cooperative Research on Government Organization and Operation Symposium addressed a range of topics including the formation and implementation of national security, economic, crisis management, and science policy. Invited American experts and specialists from the Counselors' Office made presentations on each subject from the perspective of their country, followed by general discussion. Distinguished guests of KICUS and COSC attended the sessions.

KICUS also arranged for the Chinese delegation to meet with relevant federal government officials:

• Jeff Bader, Senior Director for Asia, National Security Council
• David Lipton, Senior Director and Special Assistant to the President for International Economic Affairs, National Economic Council
• Craig Shapiro, MD, Liaison to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Department of State
• Michael Holland, Chief of Staff, Office of Under Secretary for Science, Department of Energy

The Counselors' Office Delegation:
• Chen Jinyu, Chairman, Counsellors' Office of the State Council
• Qiao Zonghuai, Counselor of the State Council, Senior Diplomat
• Shan Chunchang, Counselor of the State Council, Expert on Emergency Management
• Zhu Weijiu, Counselor of the State Council, Expert on Administrative Law
• Feng Xiuhua, Counselor of the State Council, Expert on Public Finance
• Jiang Qin, Director General, Foreign Affairs and Information Department of the Counselors' Office of the State Council
• Zhang Yantong, Dean of Public Management School, Beijing Beihang University
• Hu Xiangming, Deputy Dean or Public Management School, Beijing Beihang University
• Huang Min, Associate Professor of Public Management School, Beijing Beihang University
• Tang Zhi, Deputy Director, General Office of the Counselors' Office of the State Council
• Xu Feng, Project Official, Foreign Affairs and Information Department of the Counselors' Office of the State Council

Kissinger Institute Delegation:
• Stapleton Roy, Director, KICUS
• David Rothkopf, author, Running the World: The Inside Story of the NSC and the Architects of American Power
• Frederick Burkle, Harvard School of Public Health, former Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau of Global Health, USAID
• Ken Burris, former Chief Operating Officer, Federal Emergency Management Agency
• Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, WWICS
• Jack H. Gibbons, former Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

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