AmCham Shanghai's member-only Monthly Member Briefing is an exclusive opportunity to hear from top government officials and experts who will highlight current events as well as political and economic trends impacting businesses in China. This month’s Monthly Member Briefing will feature Hanscom Smith, U.S. Consul General in Shanghai, on Tuesday, February 7, from 17:30–19:30 at the Portman Ritz-Carlton Hotel.
About the Speaker:
||A career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Hanscom Smith has been Consul General at the United States Consulate General in Shanghai since September 2014. He previously served at the United States embassies in Yaounde, Copenhagen, Phnom Penh, Bangkok, Kabul, and Beijing. In addition, Mr. Smith has served in the Office of Japanese Affairs at the Department of State, and was team leader at the United States Provincial Reconstruction Team in Muthanna Province, Iraq. He has also worked at the American Institute in Taiwan. Mr. Smith holds a bachelor's degree from Georgetown University and master's degrees from the London School of Economics and Princeton University. His foreign languages are French, Danish, Khmer, and Mandarin Chinese. A native of Maine, Mr. Smith is the spouse of Eric Lu.|
17:30 Check-In & Networking
18:30 Cocktail Reception
19:30 Event Ends
Admission to this event is complimentary. All members are required to wear a current Membership Card during the event for identification purposes. We are unable to accommodate non-member guests at this briefing.
RSVP: All AmCham Consulate Briefing events require confirmation of attendance (RSVP). If you attend without prior notification you will be charged a RMB 100 "walk in" fee.
RSVP Cancellation: If you need to cancel your RSVP please notify AmCham Shanghai's Events Department at (86 21) 6279-7119 no less than 24 hours in advance.