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Launched in early 2015, San Francisco is the second branch of Young China Watchers in the United States. As a commercial, trade, and cultural hub on America's pacific coast, San Francisco provides a natural setting for YCW's outstanding programming. Strategically located close to Silicon Valley and some of the world's leading universities, YCW San Francisco attracts a diverse and highly engaged group of China-interested scholars, students, and professionals. For 2015, YCW SF has confirmed a line up of esteemed speakers, including:

- Orville Schell, Arthur Ross Director of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at Asia Society
- Francis Fukuyama, Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at Stanford University.

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San Francisco – Chaos to Crisis? Creating a Coherent U.S. Response to China with Karl Eikenberry, Orville Schell, Susan Shirk [Karl Eikenberry, Orville Schell and Susan Shirk]

San Francisco – Chaos to Crisis? Creating a Coherent U.S. Response to China with Karl Eikenberry, Orville Schell, Susan Shirk [Karl Eikenberry, Orville Schell and Susan Shirk]

The U.S.-China relationship is at a crossroads. The Trump administration’s recent statements on issues such as the South China Sea, the One China Policy, and North Korea’s missile launch have disrupted America’s traditional approach to China, creating more uncertainty than

San Francisco – ‘Partners to Save the World, the U.S., China, and Climate Change’ with Craig Hart, Renmin University

San Francisco – ‘Partners to Save the World, the U.S., China, and Climate Change’ with Craig Hart, Renmin University

On February 4, 2016, YCW SF hosted a round table discussion on U.S.-China climate change leadership and the recent Paris climate change agreements.  Craig Hart, one of America’s foremost climate scholars based out of China, led an invigorating discussion over drinks at Salesforce.com

San Francisco – ‘The United States and China: Same Bed, Different Dreams, Shared Destiny’ with Thomas Fingar, Shorenstein APARC Distinguished Fellow at Stanford University, Former Deputy Director of National Intelligence and Chairman, National Intelligence Council

San Francisco – ‘The United States and China: Same Bed, Different Dreams, Shared Destiny’ with Thomas Fingar, Shorenstein APARC Distinguished Fellow at Stanford University, Former Deputy Director of National Intelligence and Chairman, National Intelligence Council

On December 9,  YCW SF hosted Thomas Fingar to an enlightening discussion on  China’s development from its past to present and current state of U.S. and China relations.  Thomas Fingar is the inaugural Oksenberg-Rohlen Distinguished Fellow in the Freeman Spogli Institute for

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