Sponsored by local Cornell groups, academic and social events kicked off the festivities, starting on Saturday afternoon.
Cornellians explored Hong Kong on their own or with the merry company of alumni and friends.
Cornellians enjoyed a luncheon featuring Bob Miller '55, co-founder of Duty Free Shoppers and the first president of the Cornell Club of Hong Kong.
In the evening, Cornellians came together for a sold out showing of The Big Idea! Cornell Celebrates 150—the official Sesquicentennial celebration—6:30 to 10:30 p.m., at the Convention Hall of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Special guests and speakers for The Big Idea! Cornell Celebrates 150 included:
View a list of the Cornell Sesquicentennial co-chairs.