Committee of 100 23rd Annual Conference – San Francisco Program Schedule

Friday, April 25, 2014

Four Seasons Hotel
Veranda Ballroom

6:00-7:00 pm

7:00-9:30 pm

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Four Seasons Hotel
Veranda Ballroom A

9:00 am-4:00 pm

SESSION I: Search, Shop, Spend: Unleashing the Chinese Digital Consumer
9:30-10:15 am

SESSION II: Debate: Building U.S.-China Strategic Trust
10:15-11:30 am

11:30 am -1:00 pm

SESSION IV: Fostering a New Major Power Relationship
1:15-2:30 pm

SESSION V: Economic Espionage: Challenges for Chinese Americans Working in Science and Technology
2:30-2:45 pm

SESSION VI: Ideas, Innovation, Identity: Asian Americans in Silicon Valley
2:45-4:00 pm


This year’s event will be in San Francisco and will host a variety of speakers. Speakers updates forthcoming.

[+ show] The Honorable Edmund G. Brown Jr., Governor, State of California (Conference Remarks)

[+ show]Chi-Foon Chan, President and Co-CEO, Synopsys Inc.

[+ show]Shiyi Chen, Vice President, Peking University

[+ show]Tom Doctoroff, CEO, Asia Pacific, JWT Shanghai

[+ show]David Dreier, Chairman of Sunnylands and former Congressman and Chairman of Rules Committee

[+ show]John L. Hennessy, President, Stanford University

[+ show]David M. Lampton, George and Sadie Hyman Professor of China Studies, Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced and International Studies

[+ show]The Honorable Edwin Lee, Mayor, City and County of San Francisco (Gala Welcome)

[+ show]Cheng Li, Director, John L. Thornton China Center, Brookings Institution

[+ show]Eric X. Li, Venture Capitalist; Henry Crown Fellow, Aspen Institute

[+ show]Jianhai Lin, Secretary-General, International Monetary Fund

[+ show]Richard Lui, Anchor, MSNBC (Gala emcee)

[+ show]Kin Moy, Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State (Gala Remarks)

[+ show]Bill Mundell, Producer, Better Angels, Chairman, International Knowledge Measurement

[+ show]Dominic Ng, Chairman, Committee of 100 | Chairman and CEO, East West Bank

[+ show]Jia Qingguo, Dean and Professor, School of International Studies, Peking University

[+ show]Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Laureate in Economics; Professor, Columbia University

[+ show]Brian A. Sun, Partner, Jones Day

[+ show]Yuan Yuan Tan, Principal Dancer, San Francisco Ballet.

[+ show]Jay Xu, Director, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

[+ show]Frank Wu, Chancellor and Dean, University of California Hastings College of the Law

[+ show]Geoff Yang, Managing Director, Redpoint Ventures

[+ show]Gideon Yu, Co-owner, San Francisco 49ers | former Chief Financial Officer of Facebook and YouTube