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REPORT LAUNCH & PRESS CONFERENCE – Meeting the China Challenge: A New American Strategy for Technology Competition
Is China or the U.S. ahead in artificial intelligence? What is the best way to counter security threats in 5G technology? How do we best maintain American leadership positions in fundamental research and biotechnology?

These and other questions about a new strategy for U.S.-China competition in science and technology will be addressed in the press conference as we launch a policy report on "Meeting the China Challenge: A New American Strategy for Technology Competition."

The report is the culmination of over a full year’s deliberation and study by the Working Group on Science and Technology in U.S.-China Relations. It sets forth broad policy objectives as well as specific recommendations for the new U.S. administration in four domains of science and technology: fundamental research, 5G digital communications, artificial intelligence and biotechnology.

Moderator:
• Susan Shirk, Chair, 21st Century China Center, UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy

Speakers:
• Peter Cowhey, Dean and Qualcomm Endowed Chair in Communications and Technology Policy, UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy
• Arthur Bienenstock, Professor of Photon Science, Emeritus and former Vice Provost and Dean of Research, Stanford University
• Anja Manuel, Co-Founder and Principal, Rice, Hadley, Gates & Manuel LLC
• Jason Matheny, Director, Center for Security & Emerging Technology, Georgetown University
• Keith Yamamoto, Professor & Vice Chancellor for Science Policy and Strategy, UC San Francisco

The Working Group is organized by the 21st Century China Center at the UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy and the Asia Society Center on U.S.-China Relations. It operates under the auspices of the Task Force on U.S.-China Policy. It comprises twenty-eight leading experts on China and science and technology issues from the academia, industry and think tanks in the U.S. and is chaired by Dean Peter Cowhey, a leading technology policy expert.

Nov 16, 2020 11:00 AM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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