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 CaliforniaU.S.-China Relations Today
Tobias Smith
Research and PhD candidate, Jurisprudene & Social Policy Program, UC BerkeleyLegal Reform in China: New Opportunities and New Challenges
Devin Hess
Academic Coordinator, UC Berkeley History-Social Science ProjectTeaching 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 2022China Today: Perspective of An American High School Student in Beijing


Saturday, July 28, 2018

Rob Schmitz
Shanghai Correspondent, National Public RadioNeighbors
Richard Madsen
Professor of Sociology, UC San Diego; Director Fudan-UC Center on Contemporary China Religious Revival in China
Janet Yang
Film Producer/ConsultantContemporary China as Reflected Through Its Cinema
Mei Zhang
Founder and CEO, Wild ChinaRural China in the age of Experience Economy
Mengping Li
Marketing Communications Manager, Microsoft, BeijingRural China in the age of Experience Economy