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COSC Delegation Visited US and Canada

Source: Counsellor-Service Department Date: 2016-11-11
From 19 to 26 October, 2016, COSC Vice Chairman Zhao Bing led a delegation to visit the United States and Canada. Counsellors Liu Yanhua, Wang Huiyao and He Maochun were on the visit. Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai met the delegation.

During the visit to the US, the delegation attended the symposium “Innovation in the Knowledge Economy”, co-organized by COSC and the Kissinger Institute of the Wilsom Center. Zhao Bing addressed the symposium. Former US Ambassador to China J. Stapleton Roy attended and spoke at the event, which was chaired by Robert Daly, Director of the Kissinger Institute. Liu Yanhua, Wang Huiyao, He Maochun, Professor Robert Friedel of the University of Maryland, and Kent Hughes, Fellow of the Wilson Center, gave keynote speeches. The delegation also visited the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, CSIS, the Peterson Institute for International Economics. They also made an investigation tour on scientific and technological innovation in Seattle, where they visited the Global Innovation Exchange, a joint venture of Tsinghua University and the University of Washington, as well as Boeing Company. 
 
Symposium co-organized with the Wilson Center.


Counsellor Liu Yanhua gave a keynote speech.


 Counsellor Wang Huiyao gave a keynote speech.


Counsellor He Maochun gave a keynote speech.


Former US Ambassador to China J. Stapleton Roy spoke at the symposium. 


Professor Robert Friedel of the University of Maryland gave a keynote speech. 


Dr. Kent Hughes of the Wilson Center gave a keynote speech. 

During their visit to Canada, the delegation had discussions on strengthening exchanges and cooperation with the Institute of Asian Research, the University of British Columbia, and talked with the international trade department of British Columbia on China-Canada economic and trade cooperation. They also visited projects of the Vancouver Winter Olympics.
 

Visiting the Institute of Asian Research of the University of British Columbia.