October 28-29, 2019


U.S.-China Relations at 40: The Past, Present and Future of the World’s Most Important Bilateral Relationship

The 2019 conference commemorated the 40th anniversary of the normalization of relations between the United States and China as well as the 30th anniversary of President Bush’s presidential inauguration. Held in the late president’s adopted hometown of Houston and his former residence, The Houstonian Hotel, the event was also the first Bush China Conference to occur after his passing just one year earlier. Featuring an inventive program, the conference focused on a wide range of topics, including energy, trade and investment, agriculture, public health, national security and business innovation.

Neil Bush delivers opening remarks

David Firestein (center) moderates a fireside chat with Dan Slane (left) and Bob Holden (right)

2019 Bush China Conference speakers and participants

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