Schedule

      • Thursday, October 29

      • 2:00 PM
        Conference Registration Open
        Grand Ballroom Foyer
      • 6:30 – 7:30 PM
        Welcome Reception
        Grand Ballroom Foyer
      • 7:30 – 9:30 PM
        Welcome Dinner
        Grand Ballroom
        Opening Celebration
        Welcome
        Anthony Bailey, USC Vice President, Strategic and Global Initiatives
        Michael Quick, USC Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
        Dinner
        Program
        C. L. Max Nikias, President, University of Southern California
        Evening Performances
        Diabolo Star Troupe
        USC Thornton Opera Singer Hui Jin and Pianist Aram Arakelyan
        Shanghai Theater Academy

 

      • Saturday, October 31

      • 8:00 AM
        Registration Open
        Grand Ballroom Foyer
      • 8:30 AM
        Continental Breakfast
        Grand Ballroom Foyer
      • 9:00 AM
        The Future of Medicine: Informatics, Imaging, and Computing
        Grand Ballroom
      • 10:30 AM
        Convergent Bioscience: The Renaissance of Medicine
        Crystal Ballroom 1 and 2
        USC Iovine Young Academy: Tomorrow’s Arts and Tech Entrepreneurs
        Crystal Ballroom 3
      • 11:00 AM
        Morning Break
      • 11:15 AM
        The Resurgence of China’s Film and Media Industry
        Crystal Ballroom 1 and 2
        Big Data in Health and Social Welfare: What Works in China
        Crystal Ballroom 3
      • 12:15 PM
        Lunch
        Grand Ballroom
        Discussion: Globalization of the Chinese Economy
        Fu Chengyu, former Chairman of China Petroleum and Chemical Corp (Sinopec)
        Interviewed by James Ellis, Dean of the USC Marshall School of Business
      • 1:15 PM
        Afternoon open
      • 6:30 PM
        Gala Reception
        Grand Ballroom Foyer
      • 7:15 – 9:00 PM
        Gala Dinner
        Grand Ballroom
        Evening Performance
        Thousand Hands
        Welcome
        USC Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
        Masters of Ceremonies
        Dong Qing, CCTV Presenter
        Bai Xu Xu, Dragon TV and ICS
        Dinner
        Program
        President, University of Southern California
        USC Trustee
        Evening Performance
        Ninh Chu

*NOTE: Schedule and speakers are subject to change without notice.