Opening Keynote

As a former ambassador to China, and the founding director of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, Ambassador J Stapleton Roy will reflect on his experiences growing up in Nanjing, China and share his perspective on the current as well as the future state of US-China relations.

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Ambassador

J. Stapleton Roy

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Angelica O. Tang

 

The honorable J. Stapleton Roy is a former senior United States diplomat specializing in Asian affairs and a former founding director of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States. As a fluent Mandarin-speaker, Ambassador Roy has lived through, navigated and studied the development of China and modern Asia for more than 70 years.



Angelica O. Tang is Senior Advisor of Asia Value Advisors, a leading venture philanthropy advisory firm based in Hong Kong.  She was Executive Director of the Committee of 100 (C100), a Chinese American leadership organization for the advancement of US-China relations and Asian American community progress. She was elected Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations and served on the Board of Directors of several not-for-profit organizations.