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The Emergence of AI in Chinese Smart City Development

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November 15, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Skilling Auditorium, 494 Lomita Mall, Stanford, CA 94305


  • Dr. James Caldwell, President/CEO, E3 Regenesis Solutions (Moderator)
  • Yang Ming Li, Sr IT Expert, China National Petroleum Company & Global Affiliate Visiting Fellow, APARC, Stanford University
  • Dr. Oliver Yu, President/CEO, STARS Group & Board Director, US-China Green Energy Council
  • Wenli Yu, CEO, Archimedes Controls Corp.

Dr. James Caldwell is President of E3 Regenesis Solutions. which specializes in organizational transformation, collaborative, renewable energy alliances and systems integration. Member of the California Biomass Collaborative, Sustainable San Mateo County. Vice President, Energy Recovery at Secured Environment. Member, Energy Voyager Corporation's International Knowledge Trust, a Director of the 1990 Institute and a Director of the U.S. China Green Energy Council. 

Yangming Li is a global affiliate visiting fellow at the Watler H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (Shorenstein APARC) for 2018-19.  Li has over 30 years of experience in the IT domain.  Most recently, he was the President of Beijing Richfit Information Technology Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corporation. 

Dr. Oliver Yu,  the STARS Group, a premier strategy consulting firm, is an internationally recognized expert on technology and resource strategy planning and analysis.  Prior to founding the STARS Group in 2000, he was for 11 years the Director of Energy and Technology Strategies at SRI International, managing numerous large projects on technology and resource strategies throughout the world, and serving as a senior advisor to the Vice Chairman of Commonwealth Edison in Chicago, the Chairman of Taiwan Power Company, the Energy Minister of China, and the President of Philippines.  

Wenli Yu, a serial entrepreneur and seasoned business executive of technology companies. Prior to co-founding Archimedes, Wenli served as General Manager and Legal Representative of JDSU, a global optical communications market leader responsible for its WOFE operations in China and strategic business expansion in Asia. He also built the company’s Broadband Network R&D Center in Shenzhen. 

This seminar is part of a weekly seminar series on “Topics in International Technology Management: AI in Smart Physical Systems: Will Asia Lead the Way?” from September 27 - December 6.  Click here to see US-Asia Technology Management Center's speaker line-up.  

Free and open to the public.  No RSVP necessary.

Event Sponsor: 
US-Asia Technology Management center, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
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