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Past Events

U.S.-China Trade Tension and Technology Distrust| September 30, 2020

This event is the very first China Corner Office Live Podcast! It will feature the guest speaker and Greater China Chairman for APCO Worldwide, James McGregor, as well as the host of the China Corner Office Podcast Christopher Marquis. On September 30th, they will sit down and discuss how businesses can move forward while facing unprecedented trade tensions and distrust.

The SupChina Women’s Conference| September 9-10, 2020

The SupChina Women’s Conference brings together thought leaders and visionaries for an open dialogue about the continuing empowerment of women in Chinese industry, technology, culture and politics —  and how they will continue to transform China’s impact on the world in the new decade.

A Live Sinica Podcast – Poverty Eradication in China by 2020: A reality check | August 27, 2020

In 2015 China set the goal of eradicating poverty by 2020. So, has it happened? On August 27th, SupChina is hosting a live Sinica podcast with Chinese poverty policy expert Gao Qin and Matt Chitwood, an American that recently returned from two years in a remote mountain village in Yunnan province where he observed first-hand drastic social and economic change in rural China, to discuss the reality of China’s poverty eradication in 2020.

CEO Webinar: Venture Capital in China| August 5, 2020

Gary Rieschel is the Founding Managing Partner of Qiming Venture Partners, a firm he launched in Shanghai in 2006. Qiming invests in technology and healthcare and has over $5B USD in assets under management. On August 5th he will share his views on the current state of venture capital in China and how 2020 is changing everything.

CEO Webinar: China Tech and the Environment | July 29, 2020

Ying Wu is an expert in Chinese tech and telecom innovations and in 2015 he took over the position of Chairman for The Nature Conservancy China which was last held by Jack Ma. On July 29th he will be sharing with us the most recent updates in Chinese tech and how he is using his role to help improve environmental conservancy in China.

US-China Series Mobility 2.0: The Quest for Supremacy

| July 23, 2020

A half-day conference with panels on electric and autonomous vehicles, connectivity, and urban mobility.

Aesthetic Intelligence: The Key to Transforming Your Business in the Post-Pandemic Era with Pauline Brown

| July 15, 2020

A longtime leader in luxury goods and former Chairman of LVMH North America, Pauline Brown is renowned for acquiring, building, and leading some of the world’s most influential brands. On July 15, she will share her experience in helping make LVMH the most preferred luxury brand in China and the key to transforming your business in the post-pandemic era.

Halfway there: A 2020 update with Kaiser and Jeremy | July 8, 2020

Join Kaiser and Jeremy for a Zoom call-in show to recap how much China and its relationship with the world have changed in 2020

The post-COVID consumer in China and the rest of the world – an early readout | June 25, 2020

Hear from Yale Senior Fellow Stephen Roach and Co-CEO of L Catterton Michael Chu as they discuss what the post-COVID consumer will look like

Himalayan Games: How far will India and China take their border dispute? | June 24, 2020

Professor of International Affairs at George Washington University Deepa Ollapally discusses the recent developments in India – China relations.

Learn how to make Jianbings with Mr Bing

| June 17, 2020

Join SupChina and Mr Bing for an online cooking lesson on the classic Beijing street food called Jianbing! Buy your ingredients in advance and cook along at home as Brian Goldberg answers all of your most important Jianbing questions.

The food business in China, food security and post-COVID.

| June 11, 2020

A discussion with Lorna Davis, former CEO, Kraft China and Dannon North America.

The SupChina CEO Webinar | May 21, 2020

Hear from CEOs and experts from the U.S. and China as they tackle questions about COVID-19 and its impact on business and markets globally. We’ll also have time for our speakers to answer your top questions about the global pandemic and how we should expect the world to operate in a COVID-19 economy.

SupChina virtual happy hour | May 8, 2020

For our Asia-based community, or those in similar time zones, you may be interested in joining a SupChina virtual happy hour on Friday, May 8. It will start at 6:30 p.m. Beijing time (that’s 6:30 a.m. EDT…you can join with coffee if you’d like)

Virtual Happy Hour: From FAANG To BAT | May 7, 2020

Jason joined BAT in China as a PM after serving as a PM at FAANG in Silicon Valley. A fireside chat on what it’s like working in both US and China internet giants.

US-China Series Virtual Conference, May 6, 2020

A full day of online panels designed to a forum for thoughtful debate and critical dialogue on the future of economic technological, and diplomatic engagement between the US and China, Covering Beijing, London, and NY timezones.

Particle Physics and Quarantine: A Conversation with Yangyang Cheng on China, the U.S., and COVID-19 | April 30, 2020

Particle physicist and prolific essayist Yangyang Cheng chats with SupChina’s editor-in-chief Jeremy Goldkorn and Sinica Podcast host Kaiser Kuo about her experience of the pandemic as a Chinese intellectual in the U.S.: The slow American response, the blame game, the perils of scientific illiteracy, and the expression of grief and mourning.

The SupChina CEO Webinar | April 22, 2020

Hear from CEOs and experts from the U.S. and China as they tackle questions about COVID-19 and its impact on business and markets globally. We’ll also have time for our speakers to answer your top questions about the global pandemic and how we should expect the world to operate in a COVID-19 economy.

A Sinica 10th Anniversary Online Celebration| April 10, 2020

In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the Sinica Podcast, Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn invite you to join them for an online chat. We’ll be talking about the changes that have taken place over the last decade – changes that Sinica has faithfully chronicled in its 440+ shows to date – and we’ll be taking your questions as well.

Global Nightmare: The Impact Of The Corona Crisis on The U.S., China, and Europe| April 9, 2020

KAISER KUO will be discussing the situation in China and the U.S., DIANNE KIRBY joins us from the UK; MANLIO CINALLI joins us from Milan/Italy; YANZHONG HUONG of the COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS also on the situation in China and the U.S.; KLAUS LARRES on Germany and the EU.hese uncertain times in Sino-Global relations. 

Tech and Business in China: A Fireside Chat With Cornell Professor Christopher Marquis| April 8, 2020

Join us online as Professor Marquis shares with us what it is like to teach about doing business in China during these uncertain times in Sino-Global relations. 

Sinophobia in The U.S., The Global COVID-19 Crisis, and Corporate Law

| April 1, 2020

Join us online as Catherine Pan-Giordano of Dorsey & Whitney LLP talks about how the current COVID- 19 crisis is encouraging a wave of Sinophobia in the U.S.

A SupChina online roundtable

| March 26, 2020

We’re having a SupChina online roundtable discussion about the world today, featuring Jeremy Goldkorn, Kaiser Kuo, and our COO Bob Guterma in the hot seats. We’ll discuss:
COVID-19 and the best information sources about it which we use for our new daily email on the pandemic.
The ever-worsening relationship between China and the United States: are we headed for a real new cold war, or even a hot war?
How to stay sane when you have emotional connections in China AND the rest of the world when everyone is on lockdown and social media is a petri dish for hate.
Anything you want to discuss: we’ll start with some brief thoughts from ourselves, then take it straight to Q&A. 

Pangolins and Pandemics: Will China’s Wildlife Trade Ban Work?

| March 19, 2020

China has recently imposed a ban on the trade of wildlife for consumption in hopes to prevent another virus like COVID-19. However, we have seen a ban like this before during the SARS epidemic, only to have it lifted shortly after. Join us for this SupChina online event where Dr. Peter Li, an associate professor at the University of Houston-Downtown whose research focuses on animal rights, and contemporary China, will discuss the wildlife trade and the future implications of its recent ban.

Sinca Live Podcast at the Duke China-U.S. Summit

| Feb. 29, 2020

Established in 2014, Duke China-U.S. Summit (DCUS) is the largest China-U.S. themed conversation at Duke University. This year, DCUS will center around the theme of “Beyond 2020: China-U.S. Relations in the New Decade”. As China-U.S. relations enter a new era of rising tensions, DCUS 2020 seeks to engage experts, commentators and professionals across industries to discuss emerging opportunities for China and the U.S. to maintain a constructive relationship. Catch the next Live Sinica Podcast with Kaiser here!

The Spirit of Sichuan  – a baijiu tasting event

| Feb. 27, 2020
7:00 p.m. EST

Join us for a night of learning about Baijiu as MingRiver presents a lesson on the history, production, and culture behind China’s favorite adult beverage. This event will also include a tasting of four different types of Baijiu and some classic Chinese snacks.

 

SupChina Direct Conference Call Series with Yukon Huang

| Feb. 12, 2020
2:00 p.m. EST

Yukon Huang is a senior fellow with the Asia Program. He was formerly the World Bank’s country director for China and earlier director for Russia and the Former Soviet Union Republics. He is an adviser to the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, and various governments and corporations. His research focuses on China’s economy and its regional and global impact.

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The Scientist and The Spy book signing and live Sinica Podcast

| Feb. 4, 2020

Award-winning science reporter Mara Hvistendahll will discuss science, espionage, paranoia and their role in U.S.-China relations—as well as the book itself—with Kaiser Kuo as part of a special live Sinica Podcast.

A book sale and signing will follow the discussion.

Bribery Risk Management in China

| Jan. 27, 2020

Henry Chen, a senior partner of Dentons Shanghai Office and the former Asia Pacific Compliance Director of Ford, will present on the topic “Bribery Risk Management in China” Henry is listed as a recognized lawyer in 2020 of Chambers Asia Pacific on corporate investigation/anti-corruption. Author of the book Risk Management on Commercial Bribery in China (published in Chinese in 2014) and the book Compliance Risks of Enterprises in Globalization: Outbreak and Control (published in Chinese in 2019).

Chinese Investment Projects in Emerging Markets: Examining Trends in Latin America 

| Jan. 21, 2020

China’s investment in Latin America is changing.  After becoming a major source of capital flows to Latin America and the Caribbean over the past 15 years, a more diverse range of investors has surfaced, interested in more than simply channeling resources towards infrastructure, governments and state companies.  The panel will provide an overview of China’s major transactions and examine trends in Latin America with Chinese investment projects in emerging markets.  The panel will also discuss potential opportunities for investors in the U.S., and how to navigate risks and other strategic considerations.

The Greater Bay Area – China’s plan to create the world’s first megacity | Dec. 4th, 2019

With 11 cities, anchored by Guangdong, Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Macau, the Greater Bay Area is the urban future of Southern China. With a combined population of 70 million people and occupying just 1% of China’s landmass, it powers 12% of China’s total GDP. It aims to stitch nine mainland cities and two special administrative regions into a new high technology and innovation hub.

The NEXTChina Conference | Nov.21, 2019

NEXTChina is an annual conference of the leading China-focused executives, thought leaders, and decision makers. While many people in SupChina’s network are high-profile people who have served at the highest levels of US-China business and government ranks, our core focus is strengthening the direct relationships and opportunities between China and the world at the working level.

Michael Yamashita East Meets West, The Epic Journeys of Marco Polo and Zheng He | Nov.4, 2019

Join Michael Yamashita as he shares his photography that spans from Europe to China along the same path as some of history’s most epic explorers.

 

Sinica Live Podcast: The Future of Rule of Law in Hong Kong and the PRC | Oct.16, 2019 

Founded in 2009, the Sinica Podcast is a show dedicated to discussion of current affairs in China with journalists, writers, academics, policy makers, business people and anyone with something compelling to say about the country that’s reshaping the world.

ABOUT THE HOSTS: Jeremy Goldkorn and Kaiser Kuo co-host the Sinica Podcast. After twenty years in China, the two returned to the United States in 2016. They now work for SupChina as editor-in-chief and editor-at-large, respectively.

 

She Loves Tech: 2019 Global Startup Competition Series | Aug.5, 2019

SheLovesTech, partnered with SupChina, houses the world’s largest pitch competition for early stage female-led/female-impact tech startups. Thousands of eligible startups from around the world have applied to this year’s competition at our 20+ local rounds internationally.

About She Loves Tech: Founded in 2015, She Loves Tech is a global platform committed to building an ecosystem for technology, entrepreneurship and innovation that creates opportunities for women. The organization houses the world’s largest tech startup competition focused on women-led or women-impact businesses.

 

Sinica Podcast: The world according to Jeremy Goldkorn | Jul.17, 2019

Founded in 2009, the Sinica Podcast is a show dedicated to discussion of current affairs in China with journalists, writers, academics, policy makers, business people and anyone with something compelling to say about the country that’s reshaping the world.

ABOUT THE HOSTS: Jeremy Goldkorn and Kaiser Kuo co-host the Sinica Podcast. After twenty years in China, the two returned to the United States in 2016. They now work for SupChina as editor-in-chief and editor-at-large, respectively.

The Columbia China and the World Forum | Sep.21, 2019

The Columbia China and the World Forum aims to establish a platform for apolitical,  and constructive conversations between China, the U.S., and the world among official and non-official actors. We invite speakers from different fields of international affairs to openly discuss, debate, and share their insights and visions on the future of this most important bilateral relations, and how it will shape a common destiny for the world.

This year’s Forum will feature a live Sinica Podcast with guest speaker Samm Sacks. The Podcast will focus on the current tech-tensions between the U.S. and China.

 

3rd Annual SupChina Women’s Conference: How Women Are Shaping The Rising Global Power | May.20, 2019

Top influencial businesswomen between The US and China discussed how women are impacting China’s tech, business, financial and consumer trends.

More than 350 people gathered at the Harmonie Club of New York on Monday for the third annual SupChina Women’s Conference, which was held to empower women from all walks of life. More than 20 high-profile speakers and moderators appeared on stage in a variety of talks and panel discussions.

Dashan, Stephon Marbury Among Participants Of 12th Bookworm Literary Festival In Beijing | Mar.20-Mar.31, 2019

The Bookworm Literary Festival has, for more than a decade, been a highlight on the Beijing events calendar, and in recent years has just about cemented its status as an institution, a festival that has remained willfully independent in the face of economic pressures and harassment from authorities. It has, for a long time, been one of the largest bilingual literary festivals in Asia.

Women’s Network Series: Blockchain Technology And Its Development | Mar.12, 2019

Catherine Li, co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of ChainDD, talked about how blockchain is developing in both China and the U.S., and how it is changing our markets.

ChainDD is a New York-based blockchain-focused fintech company that spun off from TMTPost Group, a leading tech media company headquartered in Beijing with 150 million readers and 1.5 billion page views as of the end of 2018. ChainDD has become the top blockchain news and market data provider in China, with more than 2 million registered users since its establishment in early 2018

SupChina Women’s Network: Why Women-Led Companies Achieve Higher Results | Feb.28, 2019

On February 28, as part of the SupChina Women’s Network Monthly Series, Jolyne Caruso spoke with us about her experiences as founder and CEO of The Alberleen Group and explained why women-majority boards and companies often have better results than companies without as many women in leadership positions.

China’s Food Revolution: ‘Lucky Chow’ Season 3 Premiere | Jan.29, 2019

“If we are what we eat, then we’re all-part Asian.” from a PBS series that documents LUCKYRICE founder Danielle Chang’s travels to discover how Asia’s cuisines provide a window to understanding of its cultures.

Following the screening, Chang sat down with emerging star chefs Lucas Sin of Junzi Kitchen, Jenny Gao of Fly by Jing, Amelie Kang of Málà Project, and Doron Wong of Northern Tiger (co-founder of the Asian Food Mafia), to discuss the new Chinese food scene that is focusing on storytelling, experimentation, and the use of organic ingredients to elevate the cuisine to new heights.

‘Africa Week’ In Beijing Aims To Dismantle Africa-China Clichés | May.18-May.26, 2018

How do Chinese perceive Africa and Africans? How do others perceive Chinese perceptions of Africa and Africans? A group of students and young professionals are seeking to instill nuance into public perception and conversations about Africa and China, and to encourage mutual understanding. They are the organizers of Africa Week, a nine-day program featuring high-profile speakers, panel discussions, digital art, dance performances, Ramadan-friendly African cuisine, and more. 

Second Annual SupChina Women’s Conference | May.14, 2018

C-suite executives will discuss China’s tech, business, financial, political, media, and consumer trends. The conference will be followed by a cocktail reception and a gala dinner honoring the SupChina Female Rising Stars of 2018: one Chinese and one American early-career achiever working in or with China. Judges include Zhang Xin, CEO of Soho Real Estate; Wei Sun Christianson, CEO of Morgan Stanley China/Asia; Yang Lan, CEO of Sun Media; and Merit Janow, Dean of the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.

The International Bookworm Literary Festival Returns To Beijing | Mar.8-Mar.25, 2018

SupChina is proud to be a cultural sponsor of BLF this year, and as such we’re coordinating four events over the course of the festival. BLF is an independent, privately funded literary festival headquartered out of a bookstore in the heart of Beijing (called The Bookworm), which is also where the majority of the events will take place. For our money, this is the best independent literary festival in Asia, if not the world. (Disclosure: SupChina editor Anthony Tao, who put together the SupChina-branded events for this year’s festival, coordinated the 9th and 10th editions of BLF. Still, we can objectively say this event occupies a vital place — and now more essential than ever — in the Beijing cultural scene.)

NEXT CHINA: How the Middle Kindom Will Reshape Your World | Jan.17, 2018

NEXT China is your opportunity to stay at the leading edge of what is happening in China — in your industry and at large — so that you and your company can realize the opportunities of these dynamic and challenging times.

Women And China: The SupChina Forum | May.18, 2017

Women and China: A Forum on How Women Are Shaping the Rising Global Power was the first annual conference organized by SupChina — in New York, on May 18, 2017 — to bring outstanding women who work in China-related finance, business, culture, and politics to the stage to talk about their experiences.

Four panel discussions focused on finance, technology and media, business leadership, and TV and film culture with speakers who gave insight into not just their area of expertise, but also the opportunities and advantages of being a woman in their fields and in China.