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Yale US-China 2022 Distinguished Colloquium

Friday, April 22, 2022 to Saturday, April 23, 2022

Specially Invited Speaker

Siddharth Chatterjee
 United Nations Resident Coordinator in China



Welcome Remarks

Carol Li Rafferty '00
Executive Director, Yale Center Beijing


Helen Sun '13 MAM
President, Yale Club of Beijing


Opening Remarks

Pericles Lewis
Vice President fro Global Strategy, Yale University
Douglas Tracy Smith Professor of Comparative


Edward Snyder
Former Dean, Yale School of Management
William S. Beinecke Professor of
Economics and Management


Keynote Speech

Jim Rogers '64
Co-founder, Quantum Fund


Pingyang Gao
Yale ’08 PhD in Accounting
Area Head of Accounting and Law, University of Hong Kong


Fireside Chat

Zhiwu Chen
Yale ’90 PhD in Financial Econ
Former Professor of  Finance, Yale University
Victor and William Fung Professor in Economics, University of Hong Kong


Nancy Yao Maasbach
Yale MBA ’99
President, Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA)
Lecturer, Yale School of Drama


Cameron Peng
Yale ’18 PhD in Financial Econ
Assistant Professor of Finance, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)


Roundtable 1:Revive: During the Technological Disruption

Shirley Yeung
Yale MBA ’93
Founder & Managing Partner, Dragonrise Capital

Yale SOM Global Advisory Board Member


Sally Shan
Yale MBA ’97

Managing Director, HarbourVest Partners

Yale SOM Greater China Advisory Board Member


Darren Cai
Yale MBA ’98
Founder and Managing Partner, Sherpa Healthcare Partners


Sean Huang
Yale MBA ’05
CEO, Taikang Asset Management


Ning Tao
Yale MBA ’10
President and Partner, Sinovation Ventures


Martin Ma
Yale ’07 PhD in Computer Science
Founder and CEO, Happy Universe


Roundtable 2:Re-think: In the Final Stretch of Pandemic

Catherine Feng
Yale MBA ’09
Senior Vice President, Bank of China USA


David Messenger
CEO, LianLian Global


Jia Chen
Yale ’00 PhD in Physics
GSAA Vice Chair and Product Leader of Blockchain for Healthcare and Life Sciences, IBM Watson Health


Liangcheng Xu
Senior Vice President and Managing Partner, ZGC Capital


Xiaoyan Huang
Yale ’91 BS
YAA BOG Vice Chair and Medical Director of General Cardiology, Providence Heart Institute


Yiyun (Henry) Huang
Professor of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging, Yale School of Medicine
Co-Director of Yale PET Center & Director of Chemistry


Roundtable 3:Relaunch: Forming Partnership, Multilateralism and Collaboration

Craig Allen
President, US-China Business Council


Rahul Ahluwalia
Yale ’13 MA
Minister-Counselor, British Embassy to China


Susan Thornton
Senior Fellow and Research Scholar, Paul Tsai China Center, Yale Law School
Former Acting Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. State Department


Victor Gao
Yale ’90 MA, ’93 JD
Vice President, Center for China and Globalization and Advisor of Saudi Aramco


Xiaoyan Jiang
Co-founder and CEO of Prime Number Capital


Rui Yang
Founder and Chairman, Smart East International Ltd.
Former Host of Dialogue with Yang Rui, China Global Television Network


Closing Remarks

Lynn Cooley
Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

C.N.H. Long Professor of Genetics
Vice Provost for Postdoctoral Affairs, Yale University




EST: 7:45am-9:45pm, April 22, 2022

CST: 7:45pm-10:45pm, April 22, 2022

            2:30am-9:45am, April 23, 2022


Beijing Session:Yale Center Beijing

New Haven session:Yale School of Management Evans Hall



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