Committee of 100 Annual Conference Explores Most Pressing Topics on U.S.-China Relations, Chinese-American Advancement, and Spotlights Silicon Valley as Bridge Builder

May 2 pre-conference media phone briefing previews summit highlights;
May 5-6 conference welcomes media as prominent speakers and salient topics take centerstage

NEW YORK & SANTA CLARA, Calif.--()--The Committee of 100 (C100) 2018 Annual Conference presents the nation’s premier forum on U.S.-China relations and Chinese-American advancement. With the theme, “Silicon Valley: Bridge Between the United States and China,” this much-anticipated summit will focus on timely issues on U.S.-China trade and economic outlook, China’s Belt and Road Initiative, technology entrepreneurism, artificial intelligence, and the role of Silicon Valley and Chinese-Americans as a bridge between the two countries.



C100 welcomes media who are employed by accredited news organizations to apply for complimentary media credentials to cover the pre-conference phone briefing and/or annual conference. The pre-conference phone briefing hosted by C100 leaders and select speakers will address main conference themes, trends, and preview key topics and conference highlights.


To register, media must submit requests to attend the pre-conference media phone briefing and/or the annual conference via the media registration form here.




Pre-Conference Media Phone Briefing: Wednesday, May 2, 11 a.m. PT/2 p.m. ET


• 2018 Annual Conference: Saturday, May 5 – Sunday, May 6




• Pre-Conference Media Phone Briefing: Call-in details will be sent to registered media


• 2018 Annual Conference: Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, 5101 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054



The C100 2018 Annual Conference brings together an estimated 500 leaders and major influencers in government, business, technology and academia. For an updated program and featured conference speakers, click here.


The pre-conference media phone briefing will be hosted by:


Frank H. Wu, Distinguished professor of Law, UC Hastings; C100 Chairman


Charlie Woo, Co-founder & CEO, Megatoys; C100 Public Policy Committee Chair


Henry Tang, Managing Partner, Carnegie Towers Strategic Investment Advisory; C100 Governor


Linda Tsao Yang, Chair Emerita, Asian Corporation Governance Association; C100 Member


Chi-Foon Chan, President and CEO, Synopsis; C100 Member


Lanhee J. Chen, David and Diane Steffy Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Director of Domestic Policy Studies and Lecturer, Public Policy Program, Stanford University; C100 Member


For conference updates and to join the conversation, please follow our hashtag #C100CONF2018 on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.


The Committee of 100 (C100) is a non-profit leadership organization of prominent Chinese-Americans in business, government, academia, and the arts. Founded by world renowned architect I.M. Pei and internationally acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma, among others, it is an institution for U.S. citizens of Chinese heritage to join by invitation based on their extraordinary achievements. For over 25 years, C100 has served as a preeminent organization committed to the twin missions of promoting full participation of Chinese Americans in all aspects of American life, and encouraging constructive relations between the peoples of the United States and Greater China.


SKC, Inc.
Mary Placido, 415-218-3627
Sharon Y. Sim, 415-420-1889



SKC, Inc.
Mary Placido, 415-218-3627
Sharon Y. Sim, 415-420-1889