The second symposium of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States (KICUS) and the Counselors' Office of the State Council (COSC) took place January 19-22, 2010. The first two days of the symposium took place in Sanya, Hainan followed by a day in Shenzhen, Guangdong. The Cooperative Research on Government Organization and Operation Symposium included the following topics: super ministries and institutional reform, US federalism and center-provincial relations, budget formulation and implementation, and corruption prevention.

In Shenzhen, the delegations met with local government officials and business leaders:
• Wang Rong, Member of the Standing Committee of CPC Guangdong Provincial Committee, Acting Mayor of Shenzhen Municipal Center
• Li Feng, Member of the Standing Committee of CPC Shenzhen Committee, Executive Vice Mayor of Shenzhen Municipal Government
• Nan Ling, Deputy Secretary General of Shenzhen Municipal Government
• Li Yikang, Deputy Secretary General of Shenzhen Municipal Government, Director of the Emergency Management Office
• Sun Yafang, Board Chairman, Huawei

KICUS Delegation:
• J. Stapleton Roy, Director, Kissinger Institute on China and the US, WWICS
• Amb. Jon Huntsman, U.S. Ambassador to the People's Republic of China
• Michael P. Jackson, former Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
• Rudolph G. Penner, former Director, Congressional Budget Office
• Ira Belkin, Program Officer, Law and Rights, Ford Foundation
• John Kincaid, Director, Meyner Center for the Study of State and Local Government, Lafayette College
• Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, WWICS
• Douglas Spelman, Deputy Director, Kissinger Institute on China and the US, WWICS
• Michael Dalesio, Program Assistant, KICUS

COSC 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
• 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