NYC Committee of 100 Annual Conference

Date: April 5 - 7, 2019

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  • Positioned to serve as America’s preeminent conference for addressing the foremost issues in U.S.-China relations and the Chinese-American community in the U.S.
  • Considered to be among the most insightful and influential events of the year dedicated to the reflections and outlook of U.S.-China relations
  • Unique once-in-a-year gathering of top practitioners, key opinion leaders, and other movers and shakers in the most relevant fields
  • Focused on critical issues from the perspectives of business, government, academia, and the media
  • Prominent past conference speakers include Dr. Henry Kissinger, 56th U.S. Secretary of State; Elaine Chao, 18th U.S. Secretary of Transportation and 24th U.S. Secretary of Labor; Henry Paulson, 74th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury; Terry Branstad, U.S. Ambassador to China; Cui Tiankai, Chinese Ambassador to the U.S.; Stephen Schwarzman, Chairman and CEO of Blackstone Group; Hank Greenberg, Chairman of C.V. Starr & Co. and former Chairman of AIG; and Michael Bloomberg, former Mayor of New York City


  • Gala will feature a special performance by world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma
  • Opportunity to meet C100 members and important attendees during the evening gala dinner, various conference sessions, and the luncheon
  • Conference will commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between the U.S. and China
  • Conference will also celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the founding of C100 with the original co-founders I.M. Pei, Yo-Yo Ma, Henry Tang, Oscar Tang, and Shirley Young

Conference Theme:

The U.S. and China: New Visions

This year’s topics include:

  • Reflections and Outlook from Former Top U.S. Diplomats
  • The Rise of China BioPharma: Opportunity, Threat or Both?
  • Fintech or Techfin? What’s Next for Global Financial Services
  • The Human Connection: China and America in Culture and Entertainment
  • New Engines for U.S.-China Economic Prosperity