Changing Lives in Modern China

Friday-Saturday July 27-28, 2018 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

San Mateo County Office of Education  

101 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City, California

Friday, July 27, 2018

Scott Rozelle
Co-director, Rural Education Action Program (REAP), Stanford University.

Searching for the Source of China’s Human Capital Crisis

Clayton Dube
Executive Director, U.S.-China Institute, University of Southern California

U.S.-China Relations Today

Tobias Smith
Research and PhD candidate, Jurisprudene & Social Policy Program, UC Berkeley

Legal Reform in China: New Opportunities and New Challenges

Devin Hess
Academic Coordinator, UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project

Teaching Continuity and Change

Ben Guggenheim
Past participant of the 1990 Institute Youth Voices on China contests and currently a student at Columbia University, Class of 2022

China Today: Perspective of An American High School Student in Beijing


Saturday, July 28, 2018

Ben Guggenheim
Shanghai Correspondent, National Public Radio


Richard Madsen
Professor of Sociology, UC San Diego; Director Fudan-UC Center on Contemporary China

Religious Revival in China

Janet Yang
Film Producer/Consultant

Contemporary China as Reflected Through Its Cinema

Mei Zhang
Founder and CEO, Wild China

Rural China in the age of Experience Economy

Mengping Li
Marketing Communications Manager, Microsoft, Beijing

Rural China in the age of Experience Economy