Summit Events



International Faculty Fellows Conference

Tsinghua University

MIT Sloan Global Programs is hosting a Conference with Tsinghua University bringing together faculty from their partner schools to celebrate International Faculty Fellows (IFF) partnerships and to have interactive discussions on China’s Management Education in the new era. Included will be lessons learned from the IFF experience, latest trends in curriculum development and publishing, as well as current research in AI, globalization, entrepreneurship, and business & society.

For more information visit the event webpage or contact Jacqueline Paris Taylor at

The MIT China New City Forum

Wanda Vista

The MIT China New City Forum is an event initiated by MIT China Future City Lab (CFC) and China Institute for Development Planning at Tsinghua University (CIDP) as a side event of MIT China Summit. The focus of this forum will be new town developments in China, including urban economic growth models, industry planning, and regional networks. One of the main discussion topics will be lessons learned from place-based policies and its applications to various economic zones, industrial parks, and new towns. The final goal of this forum is to discuss the implications from practices in China and contribute knowledge to the international community.

For more information, contact Haijing Liu at

MIT-CHIEF Pitch Event

Guanghua Road Soho 3Q

The student organization MIT-CHIEF (MIT-China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum) will host a pitch event on Monday, November 12.  This event will give selected MIT-affiliated start-up teams an opportunity to showcase their products and business in front of venture capitalists and MIT Alumni.

Register here.

For more information please visit the event webpage or contact

MIT Professional Education Workshop

Guanghua Road SOHO 3Q

MIT Professional Education will host an interactive workshop, titled “Leading Innovation,” led by MIT’s Vice President for Open Learning, Professor Sanjay Sarma, and Dr. David Nino, Senior Lecturer. We will take a closer look at innovation at work in the modern world, and provide the tools for leaders to drive innovation vision within their companies. For over 65 years, MIT Professional Education has provided a gateway to renowned MIT research and knowledge via advanced education programs designed for working professionals.

This workshop has limited capacity, so please enroll early. This workshop will be conducted in English.

For more information, contact

MIT Better World (Beijing) Reception

Bvlgari Hotel

MIT Better World (Beijing) will be a gathering of MIT alumni, faculty, and friends celebrating MIT’s vibrant global community and its mission to build a better world. Held November 12, 2018, at 6:00 pm at the Bvlgari Hotel, the evening will feature a reception and a program featuring MIT President L. Rafael Reif.

For more information, visit the event webpage.




The MIT China Summit Flagship Conference

Park Hyatt Beijing

Join MIT President L. Rafael Reif and leaders in industry, government, and academia for a one-day conference that will explore some of the most exciting topics at the frontiers of science and technology and the role of education and research in shaping tomorrow’s world. The MIT China Summit will highlight the importance of a US-China collaboration in solving complex global challenges.