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2024 AAEA Summit

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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

TimeEvent
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

Featuring Clara Huang, Cofounder of EULIKIND Co. Ltd; Bill Wang, Founder of Amergy Energy; Henry Huang, Professor of Accounting, Syms School of Business, Yeshiva University; Brendan Du, Underwriter of DSD Renewables; Ying Huang, Head of Structuring of MN8 Energy; and Chao Liu, Project Lead in the renewable arm of Shell plc.

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 Commercial Real Estate; Ying Wang, Head of Research at Reverence Capital Partners, Jianwen (Julian) Sun, Healthcare Investment Banking, Perella Weinberg Partners; Junchen Wu, Portfolio Analytics and Risk Manager at Weiss Asset Management and Angel investor in FinTech and CleanTech; and Aurora Maher, Founder of AMFA Capital.

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; Wen Frank Du, VP of May Bao Ltd; 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; Arun Sundararajan, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Technology, NYU Stern School of Business; 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.; John Wang, President of Asian American Business Development Center, Inc.; Kelly Brozyna, CEO & State Director, America’s Small Business Development Centers-New Jersey; 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.; Anthony Pascua, Jr., Managing Associate Attorney in the Venture Technology Group of Dentons; Yi Wang, Founder of Axia Consulting; 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.