October 11, 2013
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CONCORDIA COLLEGE TO HOST CHINA TOWN HALL
The Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn., Global Studies program, Offutt School of Business, and the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations will host the seventh annual CHINA Town Hall: U.S.-China Relations and Intellectual Property Rights Monday, Oct. 28, in Barry Auditorium, Grant Center. The Intellectual Property Discussion will begin at 4 p.m. and refreshments will be available beginning at 5:20 p.m. The Town Hall Webcast at 5:50 p.m. will be followed by a Response and Discussion.
The event, presented by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, will feature a live webcast with former U.S. Secretary of State Madeline K. Albright, moderated by Stephen A. Orlins, president of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations. The event will also feature Michael D. Schumann, CEO/Managing director and Curtis B. Hamre, founding partner of Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C., Minneapolis, an international intellectual property law firm.
CHINA Town Hall is a national day of programming on China involving 50 cities throughout the United States. The event will provide a unique opportunity for area residents to learn about the importance of China’s relationship with the United States and the issues increasingly at the center of this relationship with a special focus this year on intellectual property rights.
The National Committee on United States-China Relations is the leading national, non-partisan public affairs organization devoted exclusively to building constructive and durable relationships between the United States and China and creates opportunities for informed discussion and reasoned debate about the issues of common interest.