The national event is presented by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations with a goal to engage in a conversation on China and the complex U.S.-China relationship, as well as its influence on the U.S. economy, policies, and security.
The event has two components: a webcast hosted at approximately eighty venues nationwide and featuring Ambassador Rice, as well as an on-site China specialist and moderator, which will be ICC Assistant Professor of History Stan Mendenhall at the Peoria location. Attendees at the local events will submit questions to Ambassador Rice through their local moderator.
More about Ambassador Rice
Ambassador Susan E. Rice was national security advisor (2013-2017) for the Obama administration and U.S. permanent representative to the UN (2009-2013), as well as U.S. assistant secretary of state for African affairs and senior director for African affairs at the National Security Council. Her critical role as a presidential advisor developing and executing policies U.S. foreign policy make her perspective on the relationship especially relevant during this uncertain time in the bilateral relationship.
For information on the national program and on the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, visit ncuscr.org/content/2017-china-town-hall-susan-rice