Business Programs

SOLD OUT Artificial Intelligence and the Future of the World

Kai-Fu Lee, tech luminary and author of AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley and the New World Order, shares his insights with Andrew McAfee, Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Initiative on the Digital Economy at the MIT Sloan School of Management, about how AI will change our lives. Rana Foroohar, global business columnist with the Financial Times, will moderate the conversation.

Friday, October 5, 5:30–7:00 PM
Speakers: Kai-Fu Lee; Andrew McAfee; Rana Foroohar
Event Fee: Members $25 (Become a Member Now!); Non-Members $40; Students $20 (student tickets SOLD OUT)
Location: 40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10006

How will AI change our lives? Join China Institute for an evening with tech luminary and business mogul Kai-Fu Lee and Andrew McAfee, co-director of MIT’s Initiative on the Digital Economy, who will discuss how AI will change our lives. Lee’s provocative new book AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley and the New World Order sees China, armed with Big Data, challenging the United States in the AI sector. Lee up-ends some conventional assumptions about AI as a job destroyer and envisions how China and the U.S. can find solutions to some of the most profound socio-economic changes in human history—coming soon.


How China Tech is Disrupting Health Care

VC guru Gary Rieschel, Olivia Wang, Head of U.S. for ZhenFund, and Fei Wang, Cornell Medical health data mining and machine learning expert, discuss how big data and other health innovations have investors rushing for China

Wednesday, November 14, 6:00–7:30 PM
Speakers: Gary Rieschel, Olivia Wang, Fei Wang
Event Fee: Members $20 (Become a Member Now!); Non-Members $35; Students $10
Location: 40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10006

From Ant Financial’s insurance claims and CT image reading apps to China’s largest online health care platform Ping An Good Doctor’s IPO in Hongkong, China is experiencing a health care boom, and health care startups are sizzling. China’s endless Big Data pool, coupled with hungry entrepreneurialism, are driving all sorts of health care innovation. Who will be the next unicorn startup? What are the opportunities and challenges in the field? Will China’s top-down technology policies make the country a fierce competitor for global technology supremacy?

Join VC guru Gary Rieschel, and Olivia Wang, Head of U.S. for ZhenFund, to learn how China technology and Big Data are disrupting health care.

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Joseph Stiglitz, John Lipsky on U.-S.-China Trade War
China Institute Executive Summit, April 2018
“Primitive:” That’s what Stiglitz calls Trump’s fixation on trade deficit


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Upcoming Business Programs

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of the World
October 5, 2018
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How China Tech is Disrupting Health Care
November 14, 2018
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