Upcoming Webinars:

The Importance of Developing Future Leaders

Time: 9:00 am EST – 10:30 am EST
Date: Tuesday – July 14th, 2020

Our world needs more leaders who understand the value of peace through trust, friendship, and mutual understanding.

In this joint web event with our partner, International Student Conferences, Inc., we will join a panel of former and current diplomats, governmental officials, and international educational exchange experts to explore the urgency and importance of investing in and developing future global leaders.




Confirmed Panelists: 


Ambassador Kurt Tong

Partner at the Asia Group

1984 - 1985 Japan America Student Conference Alumnus

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Yang Xinyu

Minister Counsellor of Education of the Chinese Embassy in U.S.

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Reta Jo Lewis, Esq.

Senior Fellow and Director of Congressional Affairs - The German Marshall Fund of the United States

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Megumi Muto, Ph.D

Deputy Director of Ogata Sadako Research Institute for Peace and Development - Japan International Cooperation Agency

1985 - 1986 Japan - America Student Conference Alumna

Laurie Dennis

Laurie Dennis

Assistant Director - Center for East Asian Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison



Min Fan

Executive Director U.S. Heartland China Association

Linda Butcher

Executive Director - International Student Conferences

Future Webinars:

Current Challenges to U.S. - China Educational Collaboration

In these difficult times, with public health concerns and growing challenges to trade, economic growth and global cooperation, the headwinds facing educational collaboration between the Heartland (and the US as a whole) and China are no exception.

This webinar, featuring experts and policy makers, will explore the challenges to US-China educational collaboration and how to sustain and even advance the significant progress that has been made over the past 40 years.

Time: 9:00 am EST – 10:30 am EST
Date: Tuesday – June 23rd , 2020
Panelists: to be confirmed

Past Webinars:

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