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26th Anniversary Virtual Gala
December 21, 2021

On December 21, we were joined virtually by our friends, China scholars, diplomats, government officials, and business leaders to acknowledge the efforts of the U.S.-China Policy Foundation and  the importance of working to improve U.S.-China mutual understanding and engagement.

Featuring special guest remarks from:

Ambassador Qin Gang
Embassy of the PRC to the U.S.

Deputy Assistant Secretary Rick Waters
The Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs

Congressman Rick Larsen (WA-02)
Co-Chair, U.S.-China Working Group

Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy
U.S. Ambassador to China (1991–1995)

And a panel discussion on the topic “U.S.-China Relations: Reflecting on the Past Year and Looking Forward to the Future” with:

Dr. David M. Lampton
Senior Fellow, SAIS Foreign Policy Institute

Dr. Robert Sutter
Professor of Practice, GWU’s Elliott School

Dr. Douglas Paal
Nonresident scholar, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Ambassador Craig Allen
President, the US-China Business Council

We also presented our U.S.-China business leadership award to Mr. Xu Tan from China Telecom Americas and our U.S.-China media leadership award to Ms. Shannon Tiezzi with The Diplomat, heard from USCPF president Professor Chi Wang, and reflected on the importance of the work the U.S.-China Policy Foundation does to promote U.S.-China mutual understanding and engagement.

A special thank you to our speakers, friends, and sponsors.