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AmCham Shanghai Nanjing Center cordially invite you to attend the U.S. Visa Policy Briefing from 11:50 to 15:00, July 12.

This event starts with a live streaming lunch session of 2018 China Business Report from 11:30 to 13:30. Joined by Scott Sternberg, Senior Deputy Non-Immigrant Visa Chief, U.S. Consulate in Shanghai, we will have a U.S. Visa policy briefing and Q&A from 14:00 to 15:00.


Scott Sternberg

Senior Deputy Non-Immigrant Visa Chief

Scott Sternberg has been a Foreign Service Officer with the Department of State since 2003. He has served in Ho Chi Minh City, Taipei, Shenyang, and Guangzhou in multiple consular management positions. Most recently he served in Florence, Italy as post's Deputy Principal Officer where he held a multi-hatted position as Consular Chief, Management Officer, and Post Security Officer. Prior to his joining the Foreign Service, Scott was an Air Force Officer from 1995-2003. Scott is originally from Miami, Florida and holds a Bachelor's Degree in East Asian Languages and Literature from the University of Florida. Scott also spent several years in independent study and research programs at the Shaanxi Teachers University in Xi'an, China and Kansai University of Foreign Languages in Osaka, Japan. His languages include Italian, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, and Laotian. Scott and his wife, Yuko, have two children – Yuri and Sachi.

About AmCham Shanghai China Business Report

The AmCham Shanghai China Business Climate Survey is one of the longest running surveys of U.S. business in China. This year, 434 companies shared their views and insights on a wide range of topics, including trends in company performance, challenges and investment, as well as on questions about trade policy, tariffs, investment reciprocity, VPNs, the Belt and Road Initiative, and Made in China 2025.

· 2018 China Business Climate Report (to be released)

· 2017 China Business Climate Report (click to download)

Venue: TBD


11:45 AM

1:50 PM

Lunch and the Release of 2018 China Business Report

1:50 PM

2:20 PM


2:20 PM

3 PM

U.S VISA Policy Briefing and Q&A


  • Scott Sternberg (Senior Deputy Non-Immigrant Visa Chief at U.S. Consulate in Shanghai)

    Scott Sternberg

    Senior Deputy Non-Immigrant Visa Chief at U.S. Consulate in Shanghai

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A prepayment is required when choosing 'Members Price' or 'Standard Price'.


Member (Lunch included)
Member Price RMB 158
Member company employee (Lunch included)
RMB 200
Non-member ticket (Lunch included)
RMB 300