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Interacting with China in a complex world

17 November 2020 15.30 - 17.30
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Virtual forum

The WPP - China Centre forum on 'Interacting with China in a complex world' will consider the challenges involved in the interaction between China and the rest of the world which will be crucial to the possibilities for our mutual, sustainable future.

The virtual audience will be drawn from students, academics, government officials and business practitioners.

A specially commissioned WPP video presentation, introduced by David Roth (CEO The Store WPP, Chairman BrandZ and BAV Group, Global) will be followed by a panel session chaired by Professor Peter Nolan (Director, China Centre). The forum will include discussion between the panellists to respond to audience questions submitted in advance of the event.

The panellists will be:

Rt Hon Sir Oliver Letwin (Director, Project for Peaceful Comp Ltd, formerly Project for Peaceful Coexistence Ltd; former Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and former Minister for Government Policy, HMG)

Professor Peter Littlewood (Founding Executive Chair, The Faraday Institution; Professor of Physics, University of Chicago; Former Director, Argonne National Laboratory; former Head of the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge)

Lord Jim O'Neill (Chair, Chatham House; Vice Chair, The Northern Powerhouse Partnership; former Commercial Secretary to the Treasury, HMG)

Lord Adair Turner (Chair, Energy Transitions Committee; Senior Fellow and former Chair, Institute for New Economic Thinking; former Chair, UK Financial Services Authority)

Dr Jin Zhang (Deputy Director, China Centre, Jesus College Cambridge; Senior Research Fellow, Cambridge China Development Trust)

This session takes place in the immediate aftermath of the US election, which marks an important juncture for the global community.


This event is by invitation only. Virtual attendance is free but advance booking is essential.


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