JHCGA Activities

Flagship project: U.S.-China Clean Energy Initiative

  • September 2012 – Attendance at China International Energy Industry Expo, and BIT's 1st Annual International Symposium of Clean Coal Technology, with speech given by David Wendt, President JHCGA: "The Role of Clean Energy Standards in International Coal Markets," both in Shanxi Province, China
  • October 2011 – Attendance at The Fourth Ministerial Meeting of the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum, Beijing, China, and Presentation by Invitation at the 6th Expo Central China, Taiyuan, Shanxi, China
  • October 2009 – Visit of delegation from Peoples Municipal Government of Jincheng; Jackson (in cooperation with Jackson Hole Energy Sustainability Project)
  • September 2009 – Visit of China Coal Information Institute; Jackson (in cooperation with Joint Committee on Minerals, Business, and Economic Development, Wyoming State Legislature)
  • February 2009 – Sino-U.S. New Energy Sci-Tech Forum and Conference on Coalmine Methane Recovery and Utilization; Jincheng, Shanxi province (in cooperation with GE, Peoples Municipal Government of Jincheng, and Shanxi Foreign Affairs Office) *
  • Clean Energy Initiative September 2006 – U.S.-China Clean Coal Forum; Taiyuan, Shanxi province, PRC (in cooperation with Shanxi Provincial Government)*
  • October 2004 – U.S.-China Clean Energy Initiative, 3rd meeting; Jackson (in cooperation with Peoples Government of Shanxi Province, PRC)
  • June 2004 – U.S.-China Clean Energy Initiative, 2nd meeting; Taiyuan, Shanxi province, PRC (in cooperation with Peoples Government of Shanxi Province)*
    • November 2003 - U.S.-China Clean Energy Initiative, 1st meeting; Jackson (in cooperation with U.S. State Department)

     

    Related exchanges

    • November 2006 – Visit of legislative delegation, Peoples Congress of Shanxi Provincial Government (Jackson)
    • December 2006 -- Visit of delegation of Shanxi Provincial Tourism Administration, Jackson (in cooperation with Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce)
    • October 2007 – Goodwill Mission to China’s Shanxi province, led by Jackson Mayor Mark Barron and Wyoming Tourism and Travel Chair Gene Bryan (in cooperation with Shanxi Provincial Tourism Administration)*
    • March 2010 – Visit of legislative delegation, Peoples Congress of Shanxi Provincial Government (Cody)
    • February 2011 – Visit of delegation of Shanxi Provincial Tourism Administration, Jackson (in cooperation with Town of Jackson and Wyoming Office of Tourism): see website www.chinawyomingpartners.com
    *Resulted in joint Memorandum of Understanding regarding steps toward further cooperation
    Symposia

    Symposium
    • July 2011 – Third Annual Rocky Mountain Economic Summit, Jackson (in cooperation with Global Interdependence Center, Philadelphia)

    • March 2008 -- “Symposium, “Radical Jihad: The Two Faces of Islam;” Jackson (in cooperation with Friess Family Foundation and Rich and Sue Sugden)

    • May 2006 – West African Women’s Leadership Symposium (in cooperation with Wyoming Global Leadership Exchange); Jackson

    • May 2005 – Global Methane Project Symposium; Washington, D.C. (in cooperation with Global Ambassadors Briefing Series and International Center for Sustainable Development

    Lectures

    • July 2011 – Lecture by Hisham Meniawy, The Egyptian Revolution on Tahrir Square: A First-hand Account; Jackson (in cooperation with St. John’s Episcopal Church, Teton County Library Foundation, and Wyoming Humanities Council)

    • April 2008 – Lecture by Greg Mortenson, author, Three Cups of Tea; Jackson (in cooperation with InterConnections 21, Teton County Public Library, and Valley Bookstore)

    • September 2007 – Lecture by Dr. Alan Knight, Oxford University, Mexico’s Present in the Light of its Past; Jackson (in cooperation with International Studies program of University of Wyoming)

    • March 2007 -- Lecture by Asma Afsaruddin, University of Notre Dame, Islam and Pluralism; Jackson (in cooperation with International Studies program, University of Wyoming)

    JHCGA Symposium
    Panel discussions

    • September 2012 – Presentation by David Wendt, "The Role of Clean Energy Standards in International Coal Markets," International Clean Coal Forum, Taiyuan, Shanxi province

    • September 2012 – Panel discussion with Dr. Stephen Krasner, Dr. Jean Garrison, other experts: “Future of American Foreign Relations: Challenges and Prospects,” Jackson (in cooperation with Global and Area Studies program, University of Wyoming)

    • September 2011 – Presentation by David Wendt, Low-carbon Investment Forum, “6th EXPO Central China,” Taiyuan, Shanxi province, China (hosted by Shanxi province with participation of five other provinces in central China)

    • March 2010 – Presentation by David Wendt, panel discussion on coal, “Global New Energy Summit,” Santa Fe (sponsored by Rocky Mountain Technology Alliance)

    • August 2009 – Presentation by David Wendt, panel discussion on “Sustainable Development and the Mining Industry – A Local and International Effort,” Sustainability breakfast series, sponsored by Connecting Organizations for a Responsible Economy (CORE), Denver

    • March 2009 – Presentation by David Wendt, panel discussion on “The Coal Conundrum: Too Abundant to Ignore, Too Risky to Expand,” Global Sustainability: The New Bottom Line, 4th Annual Sustainable Opportunities Summit, sponsored by Connecting Organizations for a Responsible Economy (CORE), Denver

    • October 2008 – Panel discussion with Dr. Robert Ross, Harvard University, and other experts, U.S.-China Relations: Critical Issues in 2008; Jackson (in cooperation with International Studies program, University of Wyoming)

    • March 2008 – Panel discussion on religious pluralism, moderated by David Wendt; Jackson (in cooperation with Wyoming Global Leadership Exchange)

    • JHCGA Panel Discussion
    • June 2005 – Panel discussion with Dr. George Rupp and other experts, moderated by David Wendt, The Global Refugee Crisis; Jackson (in cooperation with Jackson Hole Film Festival)

    Roundtable discussions

    JHCGA Roundtable Discussion
    • June 2011Global Human Rights Issues: A Student Perspective (in cooperation with University of Wyoming College of Law)**

    • September 2008 – Roundtable discussion, activities of Trailblazer Foundation in Cambodia; Jackson

    • August 2007 – Roundtable discussions with Dr. Douglas M. Johnston, President, International Center for Religion and Diplomacy, A Faith-based Approach to Conflict-Resolution; Jackson (in cooperation with St. John’s Episcopal Church)

    • May 2007 – Roundtable Discussion with John Mroz, President and CEO, East-West Institute; Jackson

    • July 2006 – Roundtable Discussion with Hon. Harold Koh, Dean, Yale School of Law, Terrorism and Human Rights; Jackson

    • March 2006 – Roundtable discussion with Dr. Benigna Zimba, Chair, History Department, Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, Mozambique, Women’s Issues in Mozambique; Jackson**

    • December 2005 – Roundtable discussion with Gary Haugen, President, International Justice Mission, Women’s Issues in South Asia; Jackson**

    ** Part of JHCGA Global Women’s Issues series
    Global Business Roundtable series***

    Please see the Global Business Roundtable page.

    ***Participation by annual subscription
    JHCGA Global Business Roundtable
    Art Exhibits

    • July-August, 2007Bucking Tradition and Culture: A Woman’s Place; Jackson (in cooperation with Art Association of Jackson Hole)**

    • July-September, 2006 -- The Fire This Time: Earth and Art in a Time of Flux; Jackson (in cooperation with Art Association of Jackson Hole)

    JHCGA Art Exhibits

    ** Part of JHCGA Global Women’s Issues series