2023 Future of U.S. and China Annual Conference


Thu Jan 12 2023 at 09:00 am to 05:00 pm


Computer History Museum | Mountain View, CA

Program 8 of 8 in our Seeking Truth Through Facts U.S.-China Program Series
About this Event

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Register here on Eventbrite to join Asia Society Northern California on Thursday, January 12, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Pacific for our fifth annual all-day Future of U.S. and China Conference!

This will be a hybrid program, with both in-person and virtual attendees, and will take place at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View.

Sponsorship opportunities are available for this conference. If you or your company would like to support us by making a contribution, please email Angela Chung, Director of Finance, at [email protected]

This conference is the final event in our popular . This year's series will cover topics including U.S.-China Business Relations, Semiconductor Value Chain, Supply Chains in Asia, Political Relations between the U.S.-China, Research Collaboration, and the Belt and Road Initiative.

Watch videos from our past four annual conferences: 2022 Future of U.S. and China Conference, 2021 Future of U.S. and China Conference, 2020 Future of U.S. and China Conference, and 2019 Made in China 2025: The Policy Behind the Rhetoric.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Mark Cohen, Asia Society Northern California Advisory Council Member and Senior Fellow and Director of the Asia IP Law Project at University of California Berkeley Center For Law & Technology
  • Wendy Cutler, Vice President, Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI)
  • Liz Economy, Senior Advisor (for China), U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Orville Schell, Arthur Ross Director of the Center on U.S.-China Relations, Asia Society
  • Gary Rieschel, Chair, Asia Society Northern California;
  • Margaret Conley, Executive Director, Asia Society Northern California

Continue checking this event page for additional speakers and agenda details.

Ticket sales will close at noon on January 11. Walk-in tickets ($300 per person) will be subject to availability.

All guests must show ID and proof of vaccination before entry, and are encouraged to bring a mask.


Mark Cohen Asia Society Northern California Advisory Council Member Mark Cohen joined Berkeley Law in 2017 as a Senior Fellow and Director of BCLT’s Asia IP Project. With over 30 years’ experience as a law firm attorney, in-house counsel, government official, and adjunct and visiting professor of law, Cohen was previously Senior Counsel and Senior Advisor to the Undersecretary of Commerce/Director of the USPTO. Learn more here.

Wendy Cutler is Vice President at the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) and the managing director of the Washington, D.C. office. In these roles, she focuses on leading initiatives that address challenges related to trade, investment, and innovation, as well as women’s empowerment in Asia. She joined ASPI following an illustrious career of nearly three decades as a diplomat and negotiator in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), where she also served as Acting Deputy U.S. Trade Representative. Learn more here.

Elizabeth Economy is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and a senior fellow for China studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, where she previously served as the C.V. Starr senior fellow and director for Asia Studies for over a decade. Economy is currently on leave serving as a senior foreign advisor in the Department of Commerce for the current administration. Learn more here.

Gary Rieschel is Chair of the Asia Society Northern California Advisory Board and has over 25 years of successful operating and investing experience as a senior executive, entrepreneur, investor, and global business strategist. He is Founding Managing Partner of Qiming, a firm with over $3 billion focused on early stage investments in China and one of China’s premier venture capital firms. Learn more here.

Orville Schell is the Arthur Ross Director of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at Asia Society in New York. He is a former professor and Dean at the University of California, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Schell is the author of 15 books, 10 of them about China, and a contributor to numerous edited volumes. His most recent books are: Wealth and Power, China’s Long March to the 21st Century; Virtual Tibet; The China Reader: The Reform Years; and Mandate of Heaven: The Legacy of Tiananmen Square and the Next Generation of China’s Leaders. Learn more here.

Margaret Conley, a Bay Area native, is the Executive Director of Asia Society Northern California. She is Chair of the global Asia Society task force "Asian Americans Building America". Margaret was based in Asia for several years as a television news correspondent with ABC News in Jakarta and Tokyo, and with Bloomberg Television in Shanghai. She was part of the global ABC team that won a News and Documentary Emmy Award for presidential inauguration coverage. Learn more here.


Where is it happening?

Computer History Museum, 1401 North Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View, United States

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