Berkeley China Summit (or “BCS”), founded in 2016, holds an annual summit and speaker series featuring high-level discussions about the latest discoveries, trends, and cross-border opportunities. Our mission is to encourage bilateral discussion and collaboration between the US and China, past topics include education, healthcare, technology, innovation, entrepreneurship, and beyond.
Over the past 6 years, we have invited over 150 high-profile speakers, including Nobel Laureates Eric Betzig (2014), Randy Schekman (2013), and Turing Award Winners Richard Karp (1985), David Patterson (2017), and John Hennessy (2017).
2023 Summit Modules
Latest update on the 2023 Berkeley China Summit panel themes: We currently have six topical and comprehensive themes lined up. Please stay tuned for the upcoming announcement of our keynote speakers and panelists.
Artiﬁcial Intelligence: Application and Future
Manufacturing and Supply Chain Shift
Political Economy and Business Climate for Chinese Venture in the U.S.
Entrepreneurship in the Era of AI
Culture and Education
- 2017 Turing Award Winner
- Chairman at Alphabet INC.
- 10th President of Stanford University
- Co-founder and Chief Architect of
Tsu-Jae King Liu
Betty T. Yee
2017 A.M. Turing Award Winner
Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the RISC-V Foundation
Betty T. Yee
32nd California State Controller
2014 Nobel Laureate; Janelia Group Leader; UC Berkeley
Chief Strategy Officer, Softbank Robotics
Keynote Title: The Future of Robotics: How AI will Power"IT"
1985 Turing Award Winner
Director of Simons Institute, UC Berkeley
Keynote Title: An Institute For The Foundations of Computer Science
William E. Moerner
-- 2016 Nobel Winner in Chemistry
-- Consul General of the People's Republic of China
-- California's 34th Secretary of the Treasury