Committee of 100’s 23rd Annual Conference

C100 San Francisco Conference Committee of 100 “Common Ground” Conferences serve as the premier forum to address key issues impacting U.S.-China relations and the Chinese American community. Inaugurated in 1991, the annual conference features roundtables that convene renowned thought leaders in academia, the arts, business, government, science, and technology. This year’s conference will take place on April 26, 2014 at the Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco. See the C100 23rd Annual Conference Fact Sheet here. Check out the program schedule. The 1990 Institute is a Promotional Partner for this event. Members of The 1990 Institute enjoy a special discounted registration fee for the conference. Please download the Promotional Partners Registration form here.

News about China

First Lady Michelle Obama Makes Historic Trip to China

First Lady, Michelle Obama, made a historic trip to China March 20th to 26th, accompanied by her mother and daughters. The focus of the trip was on the importance of education and cultural exchange. Money quotes from the First Lady’s speech to Chinese and American students at Stanford Center at Peking University: “We believe that all people deserve the opportunity to fulfill their highest potential.” “I hope you’ll keep…building bonds of friendship that will enrich your lives & enrich our world.” Check out videos and the travel journal from the trip.


A Day in the Life of Asian Pacific America

If you’ve always wanted to be a photographer/videographer, or love to take photos and videos of your family and friends, check out this cool event sponsored by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific America Center and Flickr.

See the information on how to request an invitation to join the Smithsonian APAC: A Day in the Life Flickr group. Then take photos and videos of Asian Pacific America on May 10, 2014. Upload them to the Flickr Group no later than May 14, 2014. A group of curators will select and assemble the exhibit, which will be available for viewing online at starting May 26, 2014.

The exhibit aims to share the diversity of APA life with the world. So, please sign up and participate!