China & Trade Symposium

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Event Details

DoubleTree by Hilton Cedar Rapids
10 a.m. to noon

Individual Fee: $50 (Registration Ends 5/24/21)
Contact: Jenni Hatz
Phone: 319.665.6397 ext 319

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This in-person and livestreamed event will give an in-depth look at the dynamic and changing geopolitical relationship with China, especially in light of the Midwest’s important trading role.

The event will include:

  • A keynote address by former Ambassador Terry Branstad followed by Q&A.
  • A panel of China experts, exporters and economists.

Terry Branstad

Former U.S. Ambassador to China

U.S. Ambassador to China (2017-2020) Longest serving governor in U.S. history Terry E. Branstad is the former U.S. ambassador to China and the longest serving governor in American history.

Seema Shah

Chief Strategist, Principal Global Investments

Based in London, Ms. Shah oversees global market strategy and advises investment staff across the firm.

Mary Lovely

Professor of Economics, Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics

Sarvjeev Sidhu

Head of Emerging Markets and Strategy & Senior Portfolio Manager, Aegon Asset Management

Doug Hundt


Industrial Vermeer