One dilemma shared by both China and California is the increased scarcity of water owing to poor resource management and climate change. Dai Qing, one of China's most remarkable public intellectuals and a long-time activist on environmental issues, will explore how China's coming water crisis will affect its economic and political future.
The Miller Outdoor Theater presents the Golden Dragon Acrobats. World renowned impresario Danny Chang and choreographer Angela Chang combine award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music, and theatrical techniques to present a show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty.
Mobile technology has had an enormous impact on the global economy. The Boston Consulting Group and Qualcomm, Inc. have recently made an in-depth study at this impact, and during this event they will discuss their research, putting a spotlight on China and India as two case study markets.
Republic of China (Taiwan) President Ma Ying-jeou will speak by video link to audiences in the United States, followed by questions and commentary from Stanford-based scholars William Perry, Larry Diamond, and Lanhee Chen. When the video broadcast concludes, R. Bin Wong will moderate a discussion at Taiwan Academy between Jeffrey Wasserstrom and David Kang about the ideas presented.
28 Chinese offers a view of contemporary Chinese art through a group of 28 artists, ranging from those grabbing the spotlight today, including Liu Wei, He Xiangyu and Xu Zhen to the internationally acclaimed Zhang Huan and Ai Weiwei. These artists have made a significant impact on the contemporary art world and have expanded definitions of “Chinese contemporary art.”
Organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and supported by over 30 major US business/industry associations, the "Think Asia, Think Hong Kong" symposium seeks to encourage and facilitate US companies to diversify their business to Asia and meet potential partners or investors in a strategic, effective and efficient way.