January 26, 2021

Event Coverage Highlight

VIDEO: Can China Truly Innovate?

On Wednesday, Nov. 16, the OPC, the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, the Asia Society’s ChinaFile and Silicon Dragon co-hosed a forum to discuss the implications of China’s “Made in China 2025” plan, which sets out to transform the country from a low- and middle-wage manufacturing powerhouse into an “innovation nation” by 2025.

Panelists included Orville Schell, the Arthur Ross Director of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at Asia Society; Weiping Wu, a professor of urban planning at Columbia University; and Yu Zhou, co-editor of China As An Innovation Nation and professor of geography and Asian studies at Vassar College.

The moderator was William J. Holstein, business journalist and author of seven books, including Has The American Media Misjudged China?