ACAP is an association
of Chinese American professionals, with a wide variety of expertise
including engineering, science, health care, business, humanity,
and arts and culture. Founded in 1978, and currently with a total
membership of approximately 300, the ACAP recruits its members from
but not limited to these five states: Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi,
Arkansas and Oklahoma.
As a non-profit organization, the ACAP strives to foster the professional
development and fellowship among its members, to facilitate the
development of leadership skills of Chinese Americans professionals,
and to address various issues that Chinese American professionals
face at work place.
In order to encourage professional advancement of the members,
the ACAP regularly hosts technical seminars and workshops with various
professional disciplines throughout the year. The flagship activity
is the Science, Engineering and Technology Seminars (SETS) held
in Houston in the spring/ summer of each year. SETS usually draw
400 to 600 participants. These seminars, workshops and conferences
are multidisciplinary, and often involve guest speakers from other
states and foreign countries. They are open to the public and the
schedules are published on this Website.