WASHINGTON, May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Committee of 100 – the national leadership organization of prominent Chinese Americans in business, government, academia and the arts – will host its 2017 Annual C100 Town Hall in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, May 20, 2017, from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
WHO: Committee of 100 members and over 500 major influencers in government, business, academia and media attending this year's C100 Annual Conference 2017 in Washington, D.C.
WHAT: Town Hall meeting event with experts on important topics relating to the advancement of Chinese Americans living in the U.S. and related U.S.-China policy matters.
WHEN: 2 p.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday, May 20, 2017.
2 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Topic: "Economic Espionage & Trade Secrets: Asian Americans in the Crosshairs," and C100 White Paper Release: "Prosecuting Chinese 'Spies:' An Empirical Analysis of the Economic Espionage Act"
Speakers: Nelson Dong, C100 member, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney; Brian Sun, C100 member, Partner-in-Charge, Jones Day Los Angeles; Andrew Kim, Of Counsel, Beck Redden; and others.
3:15 p.m. -5 p.m.
Topic: "On Public Service and Bridge-Building: A Dialogue with C100 Members"
Remarks by Michelle Lee, Director, U.S. Patent Trade Ofﬁce
Panel I: Robert Gee, C100 member, President, Gee Strategies Group; Benjamin H. Wu, C100 member, Maryland Deputy Secretary of Commerce; Debra Wong Yang, C100 member, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher; Michelle Lee.
Panel II: Ambassador Linda Tsao Yang, Chair Emeritus, Asian Corporate Governance Association and C100 member; Michael Lin, C100 member, former President, Organization of Chinese Americans; Henry Tang, C100 member, Managing Partner, Carnegie Towers; and Sue Van, C100 member, President and CEO, Wallace H. Coulter Foundation.
Additional details and full conference agenda HERE.
WHERE: National Press Club (Main Ballroom), 529 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20045.
WHY: The Town Hall meeting is a part of the C100 Annual Conference 2017, which will bring together key influencers in government, business, academia and media for C100's largest member gathering of the year. Additional events include the C100's Awards Dinner and Gala (Thursday, May 18) and the C100 Annual Summit (Friday, May 19), featuring remarks from Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross.
Founded in 1990 by famed architect I. M. Pei and world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma, members include: Maya Lin, recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom and designer of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C; Steve Chen, founder of YouTube; and Dr. David Ho, renowned HIV/AIDS scientist and the first Time Magazine "Man of the Year" in a medical profession.
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