Berkeley China Summit 2019

Berkeley China Summit (BCS) 2019 will take place on Sunday, October 6, 2019 from 8:30AM to 6:00PM on UC Berkeley campus. BCS is organized and sponsored by official UC Berkeley alumni and student organizations, and endorsed and supported by UC Berkeley administration. Amid increasing tensions between the world’s two largest economies, BCS builds bridges and highlights areas of cooperation through a full-day conference that aims to connect China’s businesses and investors with the technology, engineering, and business innovation expertise on UC Berkeley campus and across the Bay Area.

The theme of BCS 2019 is Technology Permeating Culture & Business. Renowned guest speakers from different industries ranging from media to transportation will lead the discussion on how technology will be affecting our daily lives across the developing and developed countries. BCS provides a platform for conversations between and among industry professionals and university students that promote better understanding of current trends and explore future possibilities.

BCS 2019 will feature three keynote speakers and four panel discussions:

Keynote Speakers:
Jack Wadsworth – 
Honorary Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia
Tsu Jae King – Dean of the UC Berkeley College of Engineering
Randy Schekman – 2013 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine Recipient

Panel Discussions:
The Future of Transportation
Norman Yee – 
President of the SF Board of Supervisors
Alex Huang – SVP of Segway-Ninebot
Tilly Chang – Executive Director at the SF County Transportation Authority
Jean Walsh – Public Affairs Manager of Lime
Cynthia Kwon – Director of Strategy at Argo AI

The Future of Computing & AI 
Michael Jordan – 
“The World’s Most Influential Computer Scientist” by Science in 2016
Meagan Pi – Engineering VP at Google
Haining Zhang – Head of R&D for Greater China at Apple
Peter Norvig – Director of Research at Google
Nikhil Jain – CEO of ObEN Artificial Intelligence
Lingjie Xu – Director of Alibaba Cloud in Applied AI Architecture
Andrew Kau – Managing Director of Walden International

The Future of Media & Entertainment 
Margaret Conley – 
Executive Director of Asia Society Northern California
Athena (Lu) Ning – Emmy Award Winning Producer
Scarlett Li – CEO of Zebra Media, Former Channel [V] CEO
Stefan Lederer – Founder of Bitmovin
Toby Zhang – CRCM Ventures

The Future of Entrepreneurship 
Eric Ly – 
Co-Founder of LinkedIn
Jack McCauley – Co-founder of Oculus
Ping Wu – Founder of Spreadtrum
Richard Chan – Managing Partner of IronFire Capital
Wayne Dai – CEO of VeriSilicon

Berkeley China Summit 2019
Sunday, October 6, 2019
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Pauley Ballroom, Martin Luther King Jr. Building
2475 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94720

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SVIEF members can use discount code “BCS-BCAIA”to get a special 50% off registration!

Warmest Regards,
2019 BCS Committee & BCAIA Chapter

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