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2024 AAEA Summit


2024 AAEA Summit

9:00am to 8:00pm Saturday, June 8, 2024

Rutgers Business School - New Brunswick
100 Rockafeller Rd, Piscataway, NJ 08854

Dress Code: Business Casual


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2024 AAEA Summit Schedule

8:30 am

Registration/ Coffee

Participants can register and enjoy a morning coffee.

9:00 am

Opening remarks

Jimmy Wang, President of AAEA.

9:15 am

Welcoming remarks

Welcoming remarks by Lei Lei, Dean of the Business School and Dr. Jeffery Robinson, Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor, Rutgers Business School

9:30 am

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ming Wang

A world-class cataract and LASIK eye surgeon, philanthropist, and community activist, founding director of Wang Vision Institute, founder of Wang Foundation for Sight Restoration, and cofounder of the Common Ground Network.

10:00 am

Panel 1: Renewable Clean Energy

Renewable Clean Energy featuring Clara Huang, Cofounder of EULIKIND Co. Ltd; Bill Wang, Founder of Amergy Energy; Henry Huang, Professor of Accounting, Syms School of Budiness, Yeshiva University; Brendan Du, Underwriter of DSD Renewables; Yinghuang Ji, Head of Structuring of MN8 Energy; and Chao Liu, project lead in the renewable arm one of Fortune 500 Corp.

10:30 am

Vendor Show and Coffee Break

Time for networking and refreshments, visit vendor booths.

11:00 am

Panel 2: Navigating Access to Capital: AI and Investment Opportunities

Featuring Sophie Mu, FVP, East West Bank; Brian Weld, Executive Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield; Ying Wang, Head of Research at Reverence Capital Partners; Jianwen (Julian) Sun, Healthcare Investment Banking, Perella Weinberg Partners; and Junchen Wu, Portfolio Analytics and Risk Manager at Weiss Asset Management and Angel investor in FinTech and CleanTech.

11:30 am

Panel 3: Industrial Real Estate and Market Trends

Featuring Amy Wong, Founder of Modern Realty and Management; David Wang, Chairman of Therasa Wang Foundation; Hank Yu, Co-founder and president of StoneHill Development; Summer Ma, an Oxford University alumni; and Shawn Wang, Founder of Stonehill Development.

12:00 pm

Lunch Break / Vendor Show

Buffet lunch provided in the Dining Hall. Vendor show continues.

1:30 pm

Panel 4: AI for Business

Featuring Danling Jiang, Professor of Finance and associate Dean of College of Business, Stony Brook University; Lingfei Wu, cofounder and CEO of Anytime AI; and Fan Ye, Professor of Computer Engineering, Stony Brook University.

2:00 pm

Panel 5: How Government and Public Policies Impact Entrepreneurial Development

Featuring Swallow Xiaozhe Yan, President, US Education Without Borders; John Ling, Managing Director, Metallic Building Systems (Asia) Inc.; Moises Luque, CEO of Supreme Green Team; and Ran He, JD, PhD, co-founder of THC lawyers.

2:30 pm

Panel 6: Young Talents

Featuring Yang Zhang, Project Manager, American Health Formulations, inc. Calvin Wong, real estate analyst at Rhizome Partners; Yi Wang, Founder of Axia Consulting; Hina Yu Cao, founder of HINA; and Sara Ye, founder of a youth non-profit organization.

3:00 pm

Distinguished Guest Speaker: Steve Qian

CEO and founder of Cathay Home Inc. Discussing “Navigating Manufacturing Shifts and China’s Role in the Supply Chain Evolution.”

3:30 pm

Closing Remark

By Yanbin Pan, President-elect AAEA.

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Networking and Cocktail Reception / Vendor Show

Networking opportunity accompanied by a cocktail reception. Continue visiting vendor booths.

6:30 pm

Dinner for VIPs (Invitation Only)

Hosted by Yi Wang, Founder of Axia Consulting with guest speakers including Lihua Zheng, JD PhD, Co-Founder and CEO of Z-Star Therapeutics, and more guests to be confirmed.