|Sent on:||Tuesday, May 1, 2012 10:03 AM|
The Second Annual China Law and Policy Conference is a one-day event that will bring together prominent legal experts, practitioners, and entrepreneurs to discuss pressing legals issues in Chinese innovation and Entrepreneurship.
This event is organized and hosted by Stanford Law School. The event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Space is limited. Register here:
Key note speaker:
Qi Lu, President, Microsoft Online Services Division
As president of Microsoft's Online Services Division (OSD), Dr. Qi Lu leads the company's search and online advertising efforts. Dr. Lu oversees the OSD Research & Development team which has responsibility for the evolution of Microsoft's search, portal and advertising services; the Online Audience Business Group; and the Advertiser and Publisher Solutions Business Group. Dr. Lu reports to Microsoft chief executive officer Steve Ballmer.
Prior to joining Microsoft, Dr. Lu spent 10 years as a Yahoo! senior executive. His roles included serving as the executive vice president of engineering for the company's Search and Advertising Technology Group where he oversaw the development of Yahoo!'s Web search and monetization platforms and vice president of engineering responsible for the technology development of Yahoo!'s search, e-commerce and local listings of businesses and products.
Before joining Yahoo!, Dr. Lu worked as a research staff member at IBM's Almaden Research Center and Carnegie Mellon University and was a faculty member at Fudan University in China. He received his bachelor of science and master of science in computer science from Fudan University and his Ph.D. in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Lu holds 20 U.S. patents.
Panel I: The New Foreign Investment Environment in China -
Corporate Governance in the Maturing Chinese Economy
Panelists: Lionel M. (Lon) Allan - Chairman Emeritus, National Association of Corporate Directors, Silicon Valley Chapter, Inc.
Howard Chao - Partner, O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Nicholas C. Howson - Professor, Michigan Law School
Jack Xu - Vice President, CiscoModerator: Yabo Lin - Partner, Sidley Austin LLP 12:00 noon Lunch 1:00 p.m. Keynote Address by Qi Lu - President, Microsoft Online Services Division 1:15 p.m. Lunch 2:15 p.m.
Panel II: The Role of Chinese Law and Policy in Promoting “Chinese Innovation”
Panelists: David S. Chen - Vice President, Microsoft
Edison Tse - Associate Professor, Stanford School of Engineering
Xiang Wang - Partner, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Ken Xie - Founder, President, and CEO, Fortinet
Moderator: Peter Su - Counsel, SNR Denton3:45 p.m. Break 4:00 p.m.
Panel III: Developing the Chinese Clean Energy Sector –
Issues in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Panelists: Jeffrey Ball - Scholar-in-Residence, Stanford Steyer-Taylor Center
James C. Chapman - Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
Kang Sun - President and CEO, Amprius
Alex Wang - Visiting Assistant Professor, Berkeley Law School
Moderator: Michael Wara - Associate Professor, Stanford Law School5:30 p.m. Networking Reception (Student Lounge, First Floor)