CHINA Town Hall | April 9 at 5:30 p.m.

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The relationship between the United States and China is a critical one, becoming even more significant with the current tensions over politics, security, and trade. China's rapid development and Chinese – U.S. relations have a direct impact on the lives of nearly every American as well as the global community.

Area residents can get an inside look at this relationship on Tuesday, April 9 at 5:30 p.m. when Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) joins more than 70 locations across the country to host CHINA Town Hall.  The event will take place at Muscatine Community College’s Student Center, 152 Colorado St. in Muscatine, Iowa.

Participants will have the opportunity to watch the nationwide webinar at 6 p.m., followed by local expert and discussion at 7 p.m.  

The national broadcast features Deputy Secretary of State Dr. Kurt M. Campbell for a discussion of today's most important issues and the critical roles the United States and China play in an era of rapid global change, at the 17th annual CHINA Town Hall program.

Prior to assuming his role as Deputy Secretary, Campbell was founding Chairman and CEO of The Asia Group, LLC, a strategic advisory and capital management group, and served as the Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs from 2009 to 2013. He is the author or editor of ten books including “The Pivot: The Future of American Statecraft in Asia,” “Difficult Transitions: Why Presidents Fail in Foreign Policy at the Outset of Power,” and “Hard Power: The New Politics of National Security.” 

Participants will also get to meet local expert and President of Phoenix Consulting – China Market Entry, John Clarke. Phoenix Consulting is the official contractor of the Iowa Economic Development Authority for their China trade and investment programs. Clarke brings over 20 years of China work experience, managing the complete life cycle of international project development, investment, operations, and divestiture of investments.

The community is encouraged to attend this free webinar and discussion to learn more about this important relationship and its impact both nationally and locally. The event is organized by the National Committee on U.S. – China Relations, the leading national, non-partisan, nonprofit public affairs organization devoted to building constructive and durable relationships between the United States and China.

Event: CHINA Town Hall

When: Tuesday, April 9 — nationwide webinar begins at 5:30 p.m., local discussion begins at 7 p.m.

Where: Muscatine Community College, Student Center, 152 Colorado St., Muscatine. Join us in-person or watch online at Free parking is available on the streets located around and near the campus.

Questions? We’re here to help. Call Muscatine Community College at 563-288-6000.