Berkeley 150 in Shanghai

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Berkeley 150 in Shanghai

Celebrating 150 Years of Light

On March 23, 1868, the University of California was born. And Berkeley, its first campus, is today the most distinguished public university in the history of higher education. Celebrate Berkeley’s 150th birthday in Shanghai with these three events:

Berkeley 150 Academic Forum

Friday, November 9, 2018
Diamond Ballroom, The Westin Bund Center, Shanghai
8:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
Business attire

Five panels featuring some of Berkeley’s brightest minds on the most pressing issues today.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30–9 a.m.

Welcome Plenary

9–9:45 a.m.

On the Horizon of Artificial Intelligence

9:50–10:50 a.m.
Yi Ma, Professor in Residence, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences
John Milburn '87, CEO, FastDCC
Vincent Tao, Chairman, Z Ventures Group; Founder and CEO, Wayz.AI
Moderated by Steven Weber, Professor of Political Science and School of Information

Trade, Technology, and Investment Across the Pacific

10:55–11:55 a.m.
Ker Gibbs M.B.A. ’90, Senior Advisor, Korn Ferry; Immediate Past Chairman, American Chamber of Commerce
Chon Tang '98, Founding Partner, Berkeley SkyDeck Fund
Steven Weber, Professor, School of Information and Travers Department of Political Science
Moderated by Chuck Comey M.A. '88, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP

Lunch, The Stage Restaurant

12–1:30 p.m.

Berkeley's Light: From Innovation to Industry

1:40–2:40 p.m.
Benson Lu '03, Partner and Managing Director, ICBCI RT Capital
Ken Singer, Managing Director, Pantas and Ting Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology
Caroline Winnett M.B.A '90, Executive Director, Berkeley SkyDeck
Shuhong Ye M.B.A. ’05, Co-founder, DianPing; Senior Vice President, Meituan Dianping
Moderated by Tsu-Jae King Liu, Dean, College of Engineering

With Utmost Precision: The Medical Implications of Measuring the Body

2:45–3:45 p.m.
Amy Herr, Lester John and Lynne Dewar Lloyd Distinguished Professor, Bioengineering
Robert T. Knight, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
Dr. Thomas J. White Ph.D. '76, Chief Scientific Officer, Celera Corporation (retired)

Coffee Break

3:45–4 p.m.

Cleaning and Growing Global Energy

4:05–5:05 p.m.
Solomon Hsiang 项中君, Chancellor's Associate Professor of Public Policy
Daniel M. Kammen, Chair and Professor of Energy, Energy and Resources Group; Professor, Goldman School of Public Policy; Founding Director, Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory
Catherine Wolfram, Cora Jane Flood Professor of Business Administration, Haas School of Business
Moderated by David Ackerly, Dean, College of Natural Resources

Forum Reception, Diamond Ballroom

5:10–6:30 p.m.

Berkeley Shanghai Ball 2018: 150 Years of Light

Saturday, November 10, 2018
The Rose Ballroom, The Peninsula Shanghai
5:30 p.m. registration; 6 p.m. cocktail reception; 7:30 p.m. gala dinner
RMB 1,800 per person
Black tie

Featuring Chancellor Carol T. Christ, College of Engineering Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu, and entertainment by the Cal Dance Team, Oski, and others.

Cal and Yale Joint Tailgate and Basketball Game

Saturday, November 10, 2018
Baoshan Sports Center
10 a.m. Joint Tailgate, Tennis Cafe — For Cal and Yale fans alike!
12 p.m. Game

Berkeley 150 in Shanghai is brought to you by the University of California, Berkeley and the Berkeley Club of Shanghai. Contact with questions or sponsorship queries.