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China Update 2017

Human capital, innovation and technological change

Hosted by the Rio Tinto - ANU China Partnership
Thursday 20th and Friday 21st July 2017
Molonglo Theatre, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

2017 China Update Book Launch

On Thursday 20th July at University House, ANU, the China Economy Program will launch the 2017 China Update Book -  China's new sources of economic growth: human capital, innovation and technological change edited by Ross Garnaut, Ligang Song, Cai Fang and Lauren Johnston. The book is published by ANU Press with the Chinese Social Sciences Academic Press publishing the Chinese language version. This year's book features contributions from the world's leading academics, policy makers and government representatives who discuss the latest research on the Chinese economy. Over the years, the China Update book has become Australia's premier publication for in-depth discussion and analysis of the Chinese economy.

This Book launch will be an opportunity for the 2017 contributors, government representatives from Canberra and Beijing, academics, students, and corporate sector representatives to meet and talk in a social setting. Light refreshments will be provided. A keynote address on China’s transition to an innovative economy will be provided by Professor Xiaobo Zhang from the National School of Development at Peking University.

Date: Thursday 20th July
Time: 6pm to 7.30pm
Venue: Common Room, University House, The Australian National University
Registration Fees: Free
Covers attendance and light refreshments

Registration is essential; this event is capped at 150 participants.

E-Book publications of the China Update series available at ANU Press.

Register now

2017 China Update

On the 21st July 2017, the China Economy Program within the Crawford School, in collaboration with the Rio Tinto–ANU China Partnership, will present the 17th annual China Update. At this annual event, leading academics, policy makers and government representatives discuss the latest research on the Chinese economy. Over the years, the China Update has cemented its status as Australia's premier forum for in-depth discussion and analysis of the Chinese economy.

The 2017 China Update will coincide with the launch of China's new sources of economic growth: human capital, innovation and technological change edited by Ross Garnaut, Ligang Song, Cai Fang and Lauren Johnston. The book is published by ANU Press and is available free online from Thursday 20th July 2017.

Speakers include Professor Ross Garnaut (University of Melbourne), Professor Yiping Huang (Peking University), Professor Wing Thye Woo (UC Davis) and Professor Xiaobo Zhang (Peking University), as well as representatives from the RBA, private industry and ANU China experts. The 2017 China Update keynote address will be made by the World Bank Country Director for China, Mongolia and Korea, Mr Bert Hofman. Full conference program is forthcoming.

Date: Friday 21st July
Time: 9am-17.30pm
Venue: Molonglo Theatre, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU
Registration Fees: Free
Covers conference attendance, lunch, morning and afternoon teas.

Registration is essential; filling early annually – please note this event is capped at 130 participants.

Free E-Book publications of the entire China Update series available at ANU Press.

Register now

Updated:  31 May 2017/ Responsible Officer:  Crawford School Marketing/ Page Contact:  CAP Web Team