The conference was held on April 14, 2005 at the Sheraton Midtown in Atlanta, Georgia and on April 15, 2005 at the University of Georgia School of Law. The conference was hosted by the University of Georgia Dean Rusk Center International, Comparative and Graduate Legal Studies, School of Law. Cosponsors: Center for International Trade and Security, UGA School of Public and International Affairs, Georgia Department of Economic Development, and Georgia China Alliance Proceedings were published in the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law. The conference’s speakers – business, legal and policy specialists from the government, academic and private sectors – discussed investment, services, market access, agriculture, textiles, intellectual property and export controls in relation to trade between the two countries. U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Theodore W. Kassinger (J.D.’78) delivered the keynote address.

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Thursday, April 14th
12:00 AM

U.S. - China Trade: Opportunities and Challenges Conference

C. Donald Johnson, University of Georgia School of Law
Chris Clark, Georgia Dept. of Economic Development
Sam Zamarripa, Georgia China Alliance
Theodore Kassinger, U.S. Dept. of Commerce
Malcolm Riddell, Riddell Tseng Investment Bank
H. Stephen Harris Jr., Alston & Bird LLP
Che Pizhao, Tsinghua University School of Law
Wang Zhongnan, People's Republic of China, Economic & Commercial Office
Wei Hu, Troutman Sanders
Robert Cassidy, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
David Weller, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
Guanming Fang, Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
Kenneth J. Roberts, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
Scott Rozelle, University of California Davis
Michael F. D'Addabbo, Allenberg Cotton Company
Zhao Baoquing, Embassy of the People's Republic of China
Robert Shulstad, University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Brenda Jacobs, Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP
William Gillon, Butler, Snow, O'Mara, Stevens & Cannada PLLC
James Leonard, U.S. Dept. of Commerce
Max Cleland, U.S. Senate
Stephen M. Pinkos, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Zhang Wie, King and Wood
Peter K. Yu, Michigan State University College
Paul Heald, University of Georgia School of Law
Evan Medeiros, RAND Corporation
Li Genxin, China Arms Control and Disarmament Association
Carol A. Kalinoski, U.S. Dept. of Commerce
Gary Bertsch, University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs

12:00 AM