Commonwealth Club Speaker Series with Kai-Fu Lee



The Commonwealth Club of California and the Committee of 100 are joining forces to offer an exceptional opportunity.

Please join us in Santa Clara for Artificial Intelligence: How Will It Change Our Future?, a special engagement speaker series featuring Dr. Kai Fu Lee, one of the world’s most respected experts on artificial intelligence (AI). Committee of 100 member, The Honorable Michelle Lee, former Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, will moderate this presentation.

Dr. Kai Fu Lee is visiting California from China to speak about his new book, AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order. In the book, he outlines the impact that AI will have on not just blue-collar industries but also white-collar professionals. He discusses how millions of suddenly displaced workers must find new ways to make their lives meaningful and how government policies will have to deal with the unprecedented inequality between the “haves” and the “have-nots.” Even worse, Dr. Lee says the transformation to AI is already happening all around us, whether we are aware of it or not. He cautions us about the truly dramatic upheaval that AI will unleash and how we need to start devising ways to address these profound, impending changes.



              Kai-Fu Lee, Ph.D.                                                 Michelle Lee
                       Speaker                                                          Moderator


Wednesday, September 26, 2018


6:15 p.m.   – Registration
7:00 p.m.  – Program
8:00 p.m.  – Book Signing


Santa Clara Convention Center Theatre
5001 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA  95054


Discounted price: $20, student: $10

All ticket sales are final and nonrefundable.

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