The Committee of 100 convened its 22nd Annual Common Ground Conference April 24-25 in Washington, D.C. The 2013 Conference Co-Chairs were Howard Li, Theodore Wang, and Benjamin Wu. The Platinum Sponsors for the Conference included J.T. Tai & Co. Foundation, represented by Ming Hsu, and Wells Fargo, represented by Nancy Wong.
The conference events began with the Opening Reception, held at the Kennedy Caucus Room in the Russell Senate Office Building. Congress woman Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader in the U.S. House of Representatives, and Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth, U.S. Representative of the 8th District of Illinois, welcomed C-100 participants to the historic space and discussed the contributions of C-100 to strengthening U.S.-China relations.
This year's conference set a record of representation from 12 Members of Congress, including Chairman of House Foreign Relations Committee Ed Royce, and 22 promotional partners. Virtual audiences throughout the U.S. and China watched the conference via live-streaming, and speakers responded to questions submitted by the audience and viewers in North America, Europe, and Asia. To date, 46 media outlets have released news coverage of the 22nd Annual Conference. To view the list of media articles, click here