Berkeley China Summit

Revolutionary Innovations: 

On the Verge of a New Era

Sun, October 7, 2018

8:30 AM – 6:00 PM PDT



Berkeley China Summit (or “BCS”) , founded in 2016, is an annual conference held at

UC Berkeley every fall, with the mission to highlight Berkeley‘s strengths and to encourage bilateral discussion and collaboration between the US and China. Over the past 4 years, we’ve invited over 100 high profile speakers, including Nobel Laureates, Turing Award Winners, business leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, and government officials.

Due to COVID-19, we will be holding this year‘s BCS in an online format. This gave us a great opportunity to involve speakers and audiences from broader geographic locations including China and all over the world, enabling even more bilateral discussions on business, technology, and culture.


The theme of BCS 2020 is Redefine & Reconnect: Technology Empowering the World.


September 18, 2020 (Fri), 6-9 PM PDT

September 19, 2020 (Sat), 6-9 PM PDT

Live-streamed on multiple platforms accessible in the US and China.

Keynote Speakers


Dawn Tilbury

Head of US National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Directorate of Engineering, Berkeley Alumna

Rich Lyons

UC Berkeley’s 1st Chief Innovation & Entrepreneurship Officer, Ex-Dean of Berkeley-Haas School of Business

Feng Zhou

 Founder of Youdao, Inc. (NYSE: DAO.US), a NetEase Company, Berkeley Alumnus

Register for free HERE!


Senior Care- Active Senior Living in China and US

Enterprise Services- Innovations for the Remote-First Workplace

Healthcare- Innovations Needed to Prepare the World for Future Pandemics

Entrepreneurship- Opportunities to Redefine & Reconnect Post-Lockdown



Cal Alumni Association Chinese Chapter (CAA Chinese Chapter)
Berkeley Chinese Alumni International Association (BCAIA)
Berkeley Chinese Student and Scholars Association (BCSSA)
Chinese Graduate and Postdoctoral Students Association (CGPSA)
Haas Asia Business Club (Haas ABC)


Silicon Vally Bank

Supported by



Tsu-Jae King Liu

Jack Wadsworth


Randy Schekman


David Patterson

Betty T. Yee

Eric Betzig


Steve Carlin

Richard Karp

September 18, 2020 (all times PDT)

6:00 PM: Check-in

6:05 PM: Welcome speeches

6:10 PM: Keynote speech by Wenhong Zhang

6:40 PM: Keynote speech by Dawn Tilbury

7:10 PM: Break

7:15 PM: Senior Care Panel

8:05 PM: Break

8:10 PM: Enterprise Services Panel

9:00 PM: End

September 19, 2020 (all times PDT)

6:00 PM: Check-in

6:05 PM: Welcome speeches

6:10 PM: Keynote speech by Feng Zhou

6:40 PM: Keynote speech by Rich Lyons

7:10 PM: Break

7:15 PM: Entrepreneurship Panel

8:05 PM: Break

8:10 PM: Healthcare Panel

9:00 PM: End

* Subject to change

Pauley Ballroom, MLK Jr. Building, 2nd Floor

2475 Bancroft Way 

Berkeley, CA 94720 

United States

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