Events

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2023-2024 Don’t see your city listed for tour? Apply for an author zoom visit for your book club here APPLY HERE
September 17, 2024 Mountain View, CA: Books, Inc. Romance & Wine Book Club discussion of Kisses, Codes and Conspiracies. Location: Rootstock Wine Bar, Castro Street, Mountain View
August 13, 2024 Kisses, Codes & Conspiracies book launch
June 22, 2024 US Presidential Scholars 60th Anniversary Speaker, Washington DC
June 10, 2024 Santa Cruz Bookshop, Marie Lu book launch, 6p
June 1, 2024 Cambridge: Harvard Reunions Panel — Evolving Leadership in Hollywood, Saturday 2-3p
May 30, 2024 Houston Film Fest & Book Signing, 6-9p
May 29, 2024 San Diego: Keynote
May 28, 2024 LA: Paramount Fireside Chat (also virtual)
May 19, 2024 San Mateo Library Book Fest, 12-2p
May 4, 2024 Oakland Bay Area Book Fest, Oakland Library, Teen Room, 12-12:45p
May 1, 2024 NYC: Book Signing, Yu and Me Books, 3-4p
April 29, 2024 Stanford Book Store Panel & Signing, 4-5p
April 29, 2024 Palo Alto High School, 11:50-1:15p (contact Sima Thomas)
April 21, 2024 LA Times Festival of Books, 3pm Sunday, University of Southern California Campus – free ticket required
April 12,2024 American Institute in Taiwan Book Club Virtual Visit
March 25,2024 Fireside Chat with The Authentic Asian (virtual)
March 3,2024 All-Day Takeover of The Ferry Building, San Francisco
February 18, 2024 San Jose: Barnes & Noble
In conversation with Marissa Meyer on her new YA rom-com
REGISTER
February 9, 2024 Palo Alto, CA: All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 6p
In conversation with Gene Luen Yang & LeUyen Pham on their new graphic novel Lunar Love Story
February 7, 2024 Los Angeles: Keynote — The Future of AI and the City
January 20, 2024 Oakland, CA, 1-6:45p: 10th annual Imagine Talks Speaker Series – guest speaker.   REGISTER
November – December 2023 LOVEBOAT FOREVER USA BOOK TOUR:
December 10, 2023

San Francisco: Book Passage, 11a

Book Passage, Ferry Building

1 Ferry Building

San Francisco, CA 94111

REGISTER
December 4, 2023

Portland: Powell’s City of Books, 7p

3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd.

Beaverton, OR 97005

REGISTER
December 3, 2023

Studio City: Annabelle’s Book Club, 2:30p

12200 Ventura Blvd

Studio City, CA 91604

REGISTER
December 1, 2023

Los Angeles: Ripped Bodice, 7pm

In conversation with David and Nicola Yoon

3806 Main Street, Culver City, Los Angeles, CA

REGISTER
December 1-2, 2023 LA Comic-Con Panel
November 18, 2023 Princeton, NJ, 3-5p REGISTER
November 16, 2023

Manhattan: Books of Wonder, 6p

42 W 17th St

New York, NY 10011

REGISTER
November 15, 2023

Ann Arbor: Schuler Books, 6:30p

Westgate Shopping Center

2513 Jackson Avenue

Ann Arbor, MI  48103

REGISTER
November 14, 2023

St. Louis: The Novel Neighbor, 7pm

7905 Big Bend Blvd

St. Louis, MO 631196

REGISTER
November 13, 2023

Washington DC: Chinese American Museum, 5:30p

1218 16th St NW

Washington, DC 20036

REGISTER
November 12, 2023

Atlanta: Little Shops of Stories, 3p

133 E Court Sq Ste A

Decatur, GA

REGISTER
November 10-11, 2023

Charleston, SC: Y’Allfest

Nov. 10

  • 2:30pm: Fierce Friday Book Signing & Giveaway, Charleston Museum Courtyard

Nov. 11

  • 11am: No Time Like the Present Author Panel, Charleston Museum
  • 1pm: The Where (Crafting Setting), American Theater Ballroom
  • 2pm: Book Signing, American Theater
REGISTER
November 9, 2023 Palo Alto, CA: Wedgwood Circle Conference, 11am REGISTER
October-November 6, 2023

Loveboat Forever Preorder Gift (order online or in person from these stores and receive a bookplate and bracelet):

  • Boston, MA: Brookline Booksmith
  • Palo Alto, CA: Books, Inc.
  • Richmond, VA: Fountain Bookstore
  • Steamboat Springs, CO: Off the Beaten Path
October 20, 2023 Silicon Valley Asian Pacific Film Festival: In-Person Q&A Opening Night Film Screening of Love in Taipei, Sunnyvale, CA: REGISTER
October 17, 2023 Harvard Club of San Francisco Annual Gathering: In-Person Keynote REGISTER
October 13, 2023 Boston Asian American Film Festival & Harvard Asian Alumni Association: In-Person Screening & Q&A, Cambridge, MA REGISTER
October 11, 2023 In-Person: Barnes and Noble Burlingame, CA – Grand Opening, 10a-12p PST INFO
October 10, 2023 University of California Irvine Screening & Virtual Q&A REGISTER
August 25, 2023 Love in Taipei film International Launch
August 16, 2023 Virtual Q&A on Love in Taipei — watch the film in advance of the Q&A: for a free month on Paramount+, enter code: TAIPEI RSVP
August 10, 2023

Love in Taipei film launches worldwide on Paramount Plus:

  • U.S.: Aug 10
  • Canada: Aug 10
  • UK: Aug 11
  • Australia: Aug 11
  • International (Latin America, Brazil, Italy, France, Germany, Austria & South Korea): Aug 25
August 3, 2023 DC advanced Screening of Love in Taipei film (by invitation only)
August 9, 2023 Toronto advanced Screening of Love in Taipei film (by invitation only)
August 8, 2023 Los Angeles advanced Screening of Love in Taipei film (by invitation only)
August 6, 2023 Washington DC advanced Screening of Love in Taipei film (by invitation only)
August 2, 2023 San Francisco advanced Screening of Love in Taipei film (by invitation only)
August 1, 2023 META (SF) advanced Screening of Love in Taipei film (by invitation only)
July 13, 2023 OCA National Convention, Washington DC 2:30p ET.
Capitol Hilton, 1000 16th Street NW, Washington, D.C.
REGISTER
June 5, 2023 ‘Loveboat Taipei’ Film Announced
May 4, 2023
1:30 pm PT
META, API Heritage Month event, in conversation with Susan Li, META Chief Financial Officer
DATE EVENTS MORE INFO
November 2, 2022
6 – 8 pm PT
SAN FRANCISCO: Dynamico Spaces, 447 Sutter St, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA INFO
November 1, 2022
5 – 8 pm ET
VIRTUAL PANEL with Soman Chainani (School of Good and Evil, Netflix). Sponsored by Columbia University Entertainment. REGISTER
October 24-28, 2022

MIDWEST IN PERSON TOUR!

  • Mon., Oct. 24, 7-9p ET. University of Pittsburgh, William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Tues., Oct. 25, 6-8:30p ET. Barnes & Noble, 28801 Chagrin Blvd, Woodmere, OH.
  • Wed., Oct. 26, 6-7:30p ET. Barnes & Noble, 3685 West Dublin Granville Rd, Columbus, OH.
  • Thurs., Oct. 27, 4-5:30p ET. Cincinnati Public Library, Clifton Branch, 3400 Brookline Ave, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Friday, October 28, 4-6p CT. Chinese American Museum of Chicago, 238 W 23rd St, Chicago, IL.
October 14, 2022 S.T.E.A.M. Race to Space Reading Challenge INFO
October 6, 2022
6:30 pm
San Mateo Public Library Virtual Author Talk.
August 16, 2022 MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA: Books, Inc. with Deb Liu, debut author of Take Back Your Power REGISTER
May 13, 2022 SAN FRANCISCO: Commonwealth Club, panel with Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland, Deb Liu, and Abigail Hing Wen, hosted by the Michelle Meow Show. Evening event. REGISTER
April 30, 2022 LOS ANGELES: Yallwest Book Festival, Santa Monica, CA TICKETS
April 28, 2022 Epic Reads Virtual Contemporary YA Author Panel, www.facebook.com/EpicReads
April 26, 2022
7 – 8 pm PST
Stanford Women in Business: Fireside Chat with Abigail Hing Wen at Stanford University
April 26, 2022
7 pm ET
Harvard TCS Keynote Speaker, Join via Zoom JOIN
April 3, 2022
11 am PST
NORCAL: Live Book Talk & Signing, Linden Tree Books, 265 State St, Los Altos, CA
March 31, 2022
2:30 pm EST
MANHATTAN: Live book signing, Books of Wonder,42 West 17th St. New York, NY
February 3, 2022
4 pm PST
WORLDWIDE: Loveboat Reunion with Yu and Me Books, in conversation with authors Adam Silvera and Farah Raz Nishi REGISTER
February 2, 2022
12 pm PST
WORLDWIDE: INSTAGRAM LIVE, with Asian American Writers Workshop. Sign on at noon at www.instagram.com/abigailhingwen JOIN
January 28, 2022
1 pm PST
Google in conversation with Boba Guys cofounder Andrew Chau
January 27, 2022
1:30 pm PST
WORLDWIDE: Loveboat Reunion HarperCollins EpicReads Instagram Live with authors Sabaa Tahir, Nicola Yoon, and David Yoon. Join us via Instagram @abigailhingwen.
January 25, 2022
6 pm PST
WORLDWIDE: Loveboat Reunion Book Launch Virtual Party with Deb Liu, CEO of Ancestry & author. Kepler’s Bookstore. SIGNED BOOKS AVAILABLE. RSVP
January 05, 2022 Serendipity – The Ripped Bodice Event RSVP
DATE EVENTS MORE INFO
August 3, 2021
7 pm EST
WORLDWIDE: Margot Wood in conversation with Abigail Hing Wen discussing Fresh REGISTER
July 24, 2021 WORLDWIDE: SCBWI Golden Gate Year Conference: An Online Series of Craft and Connection Panelist.
Panel: Maintaining Creativity in the Face of Jobs, Kids, Stress, and More with local authors Diana Farid, Lindsay Lackey, Faith Pray, and Abigail Hing Wen
REGISTER
May 12, 2021
6 pm PST
WORLDWIDE: Redwood City Library virtual meetup REGISTER
May 6, 2021
7 pm EST
WORLDWIDE: Barnes & Noble Book Club. Abigail Hing Wen and debut author, Tirzah Price discuss the first book in the Jane Austen Murder Mysteries series, Pride and Premeditation. JOIN
May 3, 2021
5 pm PST
AAPI Book Month Panelist: AAPI YA Romance
April 22, 2021
6 pm EST
Dartmouth Political Union Speaker: The Future of Artificial Intelligence REGISTER
April 20, 2021 WORLDWIDE: Artificial Intelligence and Data-Driven Transactions 2021: Eliminating Bias in AI and Data-Centric Business Models and Ecosystems. REGISTER
April 3, 2021
8 pm EST
The Golden Summit Fellowship Speaker: Taking a Seat at the Table
March 29-31, 2021 DUBAI: AI Everything Keynote speaker
March 8, 2021

WORLDWIDE: From Lawyer to Author: National Book Award winner Charles Yu and New York Times best selling author Abigail Hing Wen explore their journeys from practicing law to writing critically acclaimed novels.

Moderated by Professor Ben Liebman, Columbia Law School.

REGISTER
March 5, 2021 Fundraising event Co-host: Andrew Yang for Mayor of New York City. REGISTER & SUPPORT
January 23, 2021

WORLDWIDE: SCBWI Golden Gate Year Conference: An Online Series of Craft and Connection Speaker.

Topic: Writing Contemporary Literature for Young Adults.

REGISTER
January 18, 2021
3 – 4:30 pm EST
WORLDWIDE: TKS Boss Ladies Speaker
Stay tuned for more information.
DATE EVENTS MORE INFO
December 14, 2020
9:45 am CST
WORLDWIDE: Target InnerCon keynote
October 24, 2020

WORLDWIDE: Loveboat, Taipei Celebration: A Virtual Table Read Film.

Discussion featuring Abigail Hing Wen, Kristi Hong, Karine Chung, Winnie Yeung, Sophie Ha, Victor Chen, Skylar Rose Adams, Preston Yeung, and Tyler Xingran Ho. Hosted by Bianca Stamegna.

RECORDING
October 24, 2020 WORLDWIDE: Act to Change Youth Conference panelist RECORDING
October 17, 2020
11:55 am – 12:45 pm EDT
WORLDWIDE: Bank Street BookFest Author Panel RECORDING
September 29, 2020
7 – 9:30 pm (GMT+8)
TAIPEI: Anchor Roundtable: Women in Venture (IX) – Abigail Hing Wen.
Venue information to be released to those invited / approved.
APPLY
September 27, 2020
2 – 5 pm (GMT+8)
TAIPEI: “That A-ha Moment” – An Intimate Conversation & Book Signing with Abigail Hing Wen.
Find out more about the event here.
TICKETS
September 9, 2020
4 – 6 pm EDT
WORLDWIDE: Asian Americans Breaking into Hollywood Virtual Panel REGISTER
August 17, 2020 WORLDWIDE: The Big Innovation Centre. AI Deep Dive Workshop, Using AI to help policy makers respond to Covid 19, speaker.
July 27, 2020 WORLDWIDE: The Big Innovation Centre: Emerging Technology Council MENA. Evidence Meeting, AI Against COVID19, speaker.
July 24-26, 2020 LONDON: moving to virtual – stay tuned for more information
June 10, 2020 WORLDWIDE: Bay Area Book Fest Virtual Panel. Episode link to come
June 3, 2020
7 – 9:30 pm PDT
WORLDWIDE: A Time to Lead: Panel featuring Tony Award Winning actress and singer Lea Salonga, Yellow Rose filmmaker Cecilia Mejia and Abigail Hing Wen. REGISTER
May 30, 2020 WORLDWIDE: WomenofAI Summit: Creative AI: The Intersection of AI, Storytelling & Moviemaking REGISTER
($25-60 conference fee)
May 14, 2020 WORLDWIDE: AI Everything. Virtual Panel, Is your privacy worth more than your health? How the East and West differ when it comes to big data and Covid19, with Abigail Wen, Senior Director of Emerging AI Tech, Office of the CTO, Artificial Intelligence Platforms Group, Intel Corporation; George Huang, President of International Business Group, Sensetime; and Dr. Hatem Bugshan, Head of Middle East, Big Innovation Centre. 10am UAE. REGISTER
May 6, 2020 WORLDWIDE: #EpicAMA Twitter Chat
May 1, 2020
10:45 am PST
WORLDWIDE: Everywhere Book Festival Panel, Write #HerStory Panel with YA authors Samira Ahmed, Abigail Hing Wen, Gabby Rivera, and Libba Bray REGISTER
April 27, 2020
6 pm PST
WORLDWIDE: Instagram Live with Place of Origin: Abigail Hing Wen, Author of Loveboat, Taipei
April 26, 2020
2 pm
WORLDWIDE: Y’ALLWEST Virtual Book Festival. Panel: Remember High School? College apps, first loves, prom, oh my! Even without a global crisis, these books prove high school can be seriously stressful.
With Kami Garcia, Julie Buxbaum, Leah Johnson, Samuel Miller, Rachel Lynn Solomon, Abigail Hing Wen, and F.C. Yee
REGISTER
April 24-25, 2020 SANTA MONICA: YALLWEST Book Festival, 601 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA. FESTIVAL CANCELED INFO
April 22, 2020
6 pm PST
WORLDWIDE: Virtual Chat: Asian Women Stories with Abigail Hing Wen.
Sponsored by Asian Hustler Network.
REGISTER
April 20, 2020
6 pm PST
WORLDWIDE: Mental Health Matters Panel, with YA authors IW Gregorio, Abigail Hing Wen, Kelly Loy Gilbert, Misa Sugiura, Randy Ribay.
Sponsored by Keplers Bookstore.
REGISTER
April 19, 2020
1 pm PST
WORLDWIDE: Virtual Fireside Chat: Navigating Life as an Executive, New York Times Best Selling Author and Mother, with Abigail Hing Wen.
Sponsored by 14 Taiwanese-American organizations.
REGISTER
April 11, 2020 SAN FRANCISCO: Book Talk, San Francisco Main Library. 1-3pm. Latino Community Room, San Francisco, CA. — TO BE RESCHEDULED
April 4, 2020 HOUSTON: Teen Book Con Festival, 13550 Woods Spillane Boulevard, Cypress, TX. FESTIVAL CANCELED.
March 20, 2020
5pm PST
WORLDWIDE: RuntheWorld, Live Virtual Author Talk & Q&A with Abigail Hing Wen REGISTER
March 13-15, 2020 SCBWI Golden Gate Conference, Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, CA. RESCHEDULED TO 2021
March 10-12, 2020 DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Keynote on Recent Trends in Artificial Intelligence. POSTPONED, DATE TBA.
BBC World TV News — Panel on AI: Power, Prospects and Pitfalls for Businesses — POSTPONED
March 7, 2020
1 – 2:30 pm
IRVINE: Barnes & Noble, Conversation and Book Signing with Abigail Hing Wen, 13712 Jamboree Road, Irvine, CA
March 6, 2020
11:45 – 1:15 pm
NEWPORT BEACH: Orange County Asian American Bar Association, Conversation with Abigail Hing Wen, O’Melveny, 610 Newport Center Drive, 17th Floor, Newport Beach, CA RSVP
March 4, 2020
5:30 – 8 pm
SAN FRANCISCO: Harvard & Princeton Alumni, Book Talk with Author Abigail Hing Wen & April Chou, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, 555 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA RSVP
February 15, 2020
4 pm
SAN FRANCISCO: 4pm Fireside Chat and Book Signing, Linden Tree Books, 265 State Street, Los Altos, CA RSVP
February 7, 2020
7 pm
NATIONWIDE: Barnes & Noble YA Book Club. Contact your local B&N store for details.
SF BAY AREA: Barnes & Noble YA Book Club, 313 Corte Madera Town Center, Corte Madera, CA 94925
January 31, 2020
2:15 pm
SAN FRANCISCO: 2:15pm. REWORK: San Francisco Summit: Deep Learning Summit, Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94102. “What Can Industry Do to Improve AI Computing & Energy Efficiency?”, panel with Kushagra Vaid and Andrew Feldman.
January 28, 2020
6:30 pm
MANHATTAN: Museum of Chinese in America, 215 Centre Street New York, NY REGISTER
January 27, 2020
7 pm (postponed)
LONG ISLAND: Great Neck Public Library, 159 Bayview Avenue, Great Neck, NY. POSTPONED, DATE TBD. INFO
January 26, 2020
4 pm
MANHATTAN: Books of Wonder (Uptown), 217 W. 84th Street, New York, NY RSVP
January 26, 2020 PHILADELPHIA: 10am, American Library Association, Philadelphia Convention Center. Books in Our Age of Anxiety, panel with I.W. Gregorio, Sharon Huss Roat, Beth Kephart, Gail Silver, Lauren Fasig Caldwell.
January 24, 2020 WASHINGTON DC: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, 1111 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington DC RSVP
January 18, 2020 DENVER: Tattered Cover Bookstore, 2526 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver, Colorado RSVP
January 17, 2020 PORTLAND: Barnes & Noble, 12000 SE 82nd Avenue, Clackamas, Oregon RSVP
January 16, 2020 SEATTLE: University Bookstore, 4326 University Way NE, Seattle, WA RSVP
January 15, 2020 DALLAS: Barnes & Noble, 2601 Preston Road, Frisco, TX RSVP
January 11, 2020
1 – 3:30 pm
LOS ANGELES: Documentary screening & panel discussion with Valerie Soe & Abigail Hing Wen, sponsored by Stanford / Harvard LA Alumni (all welcome). ArtShare LA, 801 E. 4th Place, Los Angeles, CA. REGISTER
January 9, 2020 LOS ANGELES: Conversation with Dani Melia, Producer of The Farewell, & Loveboat Alumni Reunion (all welcome). Little Fatty, 3809 Grand View Blvd, Los Angeles, CA. REGISTER
January 8, 2020 LOS ANGELES: Vroman’s Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA. In conversation with Nicola and David Yoon, #1 NYT Bestselling Author of The Sun is also a Star and Frankly in Love. RSVP
January 7, 2020 SAN JOSE: Barnes & Noble YA Book Club, 3600 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose, CA. All welcome. ABOUT BOOK CLUB
January 6, 2020
7 – 9 pm
SF BAY AREA: Keplers Book Store, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. In conversation with Sabaa Tahir, #1 NYT Bestselling Author of An Ember in the Ashes Series. RSVP
DATE EVENTS MORE INFO
December 20, 2019 SF BAY AREA: Prelaunch & Loveboat Alumni Reunion Party (all welcome). Modernist (Fidi), 13 Steuart Street, San Francisco, CA REGISTER
December 10, 2019 “Disruptive Leadership—Lessons from Silicon Valley.” Women in Machine Learning, NeuRIPS Conference, Vancouver, Canada
December 5, 2019
9:30 pm
Manhattan Loveboat Alumni Reunion, 886, 26 St. Marks Place, New York, NY REGISTER
November 27, 2019 Interview of Valerie Soe, Loveboat: Taiwan documentary filmmaker. San Francisco, CA VIEDO
November 5, 2019 Behind-the-scene bubble tea factory tour and interview of Teaspoon. San Ramon and Hayward, CA VIEDO
November 3, 2019
4:30 – 6:30 pm
SCBWI Panel: Critique Partners, Linden Tree Books, 265 State Street, Los Altos, CA
September 26-28, 2019 Partnership on AI All Partners Meeting, London, UK
June 21, 2019 Keynote: The Future of AI, O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference, Beijing, CN. VIEDO
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April 24, 2019 Panelist on Data Dos and Don’ts — Data Usage, Protection and Compliance Considerations in AI-focused Business Models, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, LLP, Palo Alto, CA
April 10-11, 2019 Joint Keynote: A Conversation on the Present and Future of Artificial Intelligence: Innovation, Investments and Strategies, Hub.Berlin, Berlin, Germany. INFO
February 21, 2019 Panelist on Human-Centric AI, Masters of Digital, Brussels, Belgium. INFO
DATE EVENTS MORE INFO
November 8-9, 2018 Panelist on Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Driving & Big Data: Law, Policy & Ethics @ National Association of Women’s Lawyers’ Fourteenth General Counsel Institute.
October 16, 2018 Panelist on Increasing Influence of Corporate Venture Capital @ Silicon Valley Association of General Counsel.

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