Past Event

2024 SIPA China Delegation X Alumni Night

January 6, 2024
5:00 AM - 7:00 AM
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Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, No. 26, 1F Core Plaza, 1 Shanyuan Street, Zhongguancun, Haidian District



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Time: January 6, 2024, 6:00 - 8:00 PM (Beijing) 

Location: Columbia Global Centers | Beijing

1F Core Plaza, 1 Shanyuan Street, Zhongguancun, Haidian District

Event language: English



Columbia Global Centers | Beijing and the Greater China Initiative at Columbia SIPA are pleased to invite you to a special event as we invite senior SIPA alumni who are currently based in China to share their personal experiences since graduation, along with their extensive knowledge of their respective industries, with a delegation of 28 SIPA students. A reception will follow the event.



Michael Pettis

Michael Pettis is a nonresident senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and an expert on China’s economy, specializing in Chinese financial markets.



Zhang Chenguang

Chenguang ZHANG (SIPA '08) 

Senior Communication Professional at Lenovo Global Supply Chain.



Ruizhao CHEN

Ruizhao CHEN (SIPA '17)

Climate Risk Specialist at MSCI in Greater China.



yichun tang

Yicun TANG (SIPA '19)

Investment Associate at Nio Capital, specializing in automotive and logistics PE/VC investments



  • 18:00-18:05 Opening Remarks
  • 18:05-18:40 Michael Pettis Keynote Speech
  • 18:40-19:20 Panel Discussion with Alums
  • 19:20-20:00 Networking with Reception



  • Registration is required. This event is only open to Columbia University alumni. When registering, please have your UNI and relevant information ready.
  • Please check in 30 minutes before the event starts, and we ask that you do not arrive earlier as we are unable to assist with early admission.