Understanding Chinese AI Governance: Domestic Roots and Global Implications


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Understanding Chinese AI Governance: Domestic Roots and Global Implications

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2023

04:30 pm - 05:50 pm

Our flagship autumn Seminar Series on International Technology Management in 2023 will examine ways in which new digital technologies, business models, and data governance frameworks are addressing problems and opportunities at the interface between the digital economy and the external world, with special attention to new patterns of competition and cooperation between Asia and the U.S.

The series begins September 2023 and continues weekly until December 2023. Seminars will be held in-person and over Zoom on Tuesdays, 4:30 PM – 5:50 PM.  Please stay tuned for details on how to register.

Instructor: Richard Dasher <rdasher [at] stanford [dot] edu>

The series is available to Stanford students for credit; register for EASTASN 402A “Topics in International Technology Management,” also cross-listed as EE-402A and EALC-402A, 1 unit S/NC. 


To attend by Zoom, please register at <https://stanford.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwsfu-vrTojEt0K8gkVqvxx0lGZwR8BF51i>. This will register you for the entire series and the same link will be used for all sessions. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting series. You may cancel at anytime.

To attend in-person, please register at <https://www.eventbrite.com/e/understanding-chinese-ai-governance-domestic-roots-and-global-implications-tickets-753636084817>. Please note our speaker Matt Sheehan will be on Zoom while moderator US-ATMC Director Dr. Richard Dasher will be in-person.


Matt Sheehan (on Zoom)

Fellow, Asia Program Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Matt Sheehan is a fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where his research covers global technology issues with a focus on China. His research projects explore China’s artificial intelligence ecosystem, the future of Chinese technology policy, and the role of technology in China’s political economy. Matt is the author of The Transpacific Experiment: How China and California Collaborate and Compete for our Future (Counterpoint Press, 2019).

From 2010-2016 Matt lived and worked in China, including as the first China correspondent for the World Post. After returning from China, Matt worked as a fellow at the Paulson Institute’s think tank, MacroPolo, where he led research on Chinese technology issues. In 2018, he was selected as a finalist for the Young China Watcher of the Year award.

His writing has been published by the AtlanticBloombergVice, and Wired. His research has been cited by numerous government agencies and media outlets, including the National Security Commission on AI, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the San Francisco Chronicle. Matt reads, writes, and speaks Mandarin Chinese.


Seminar Slides

Slides from the seminar are available in a variety of formats for you to download. Click the links below to open or download the slide files.


Seminar Video

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