2017 SVIEF(CHENGDU) Review


OUR SPEAKERS

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Fraser Stoddart

Co-Winner, 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Steve Mann

Chief Scientist, Meta; “the father of wearable computing”

Rick Rasmussen

Professor, University of California, Berkeley; Director of Startup Programs, Sutardja Center

Bei Zhang

Vice president & Policy Research Institute Dean, Didi

Matthew Chagan

Co-founder, Synapse Capital

Trevor Curwin

Editor-in-Chief, ReadWrite

Henry Fan

Co-founder & managing partner, Crossvine Capital

Rana Gujral

Founder & CEO, TiZE; Writer, TechCrunch & Forbes

Stefan Hofmeyer

Partner, Global PMI Partners

Henry Shi

Funding Partner, Redstone Capital

Niklas Karlsson

Vice President of Research and Chief Scientist, Aol Platforms

Andra Keay

Managing Director, Silicon Valley Robotics

Phil Mann

CMO, 5D Robotics

Jack J. McCauley

Founder & President, McCauley Labs; Co-founder, Oculus VR

Simon See

Director and Chief Solution Architect, Nvidia AI Technology Center

Feng Tan

Director, Beijing Zhongguancun Science Park in Silicon Valley

Sandy Verma

Senior Director, AT&T Asia Pacific for Internet of Things Strategy

Ranger Wang

Director, Beijing Zhongguancun Science Park in Silicon Valley

Xiang Luo

Director, United Nations Office for Project Service (UNOPS)-China, Mongolia & Korea

Steve Westly

Founder & Managing Partner, The Westly Group

Xiyu Zhang

General Manager, NHA Innovation Ventures

AGENDA

(*This is a provisional version. Actual agenda may be changed according to on-site condition.)

May 10th Opening Ceremony

9:00am – 9:30am

Registration & Networking

9:30am – 12:00am

Opening Ceremony

May 10th Forum I: Silicon Valley EmergingTech Summit

1:30pm – 1:35pm

Opening Speech
Qiang Luo, Mayor, Chengdu Municipal People's Goverment

1:35pm – 1:50pm

The Introduction to the investment and innovation ecosystem in Chengdu
Xiaobin Ding, Director General of Chengdu Investment Promotion Commission

1:50pm – 2:10pm

Keynote Speech:
Fraser Stoddart, Co-Winner, 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry ​

2:10pm – 2:30pm

Keynote Speech: Sino-CanUSA Wearables Lab at the birthplace of wearable computing and wearable augmented reality
Steve Mann, Chief Scientist, Meta; “the father of wearable computing”

2:30pm – 3:10pm

Artificial Intelligence/Robotics Summit
Moderator:
Rana Gujral, Founder & CEO, TiZE; Writer, TechCrunch & Forbes
Panelists:

  1. Niklas Karlsson, Vice President of Research & Chief Scientist, Aol Platforms
  2. Andra Keay, Managing Director, Silicon Valley Robotics
  3. Phil Mann, CMO, 5D Robotics
  4. Simon See, Director, Nvidia AI Tech Center

3:10pm – 3:30pm

Keynote Speech: Didi’s Exploration of Smart Transportation
Bei Zhang, VP and Policy Research Institute Dean, Didi

3:30pm – 4:10pm

Panel Discussion: Tackling the data tsunami with the connected transportation boom
Moderator: Trevor Curwin, Editor-in-Chief, ReadWrite
Panelists:

  1. Jack J. McCauley, Founder &President, McCauley Labs; Co-founder, Oculus VR
  2. Sandy Verma, Senior Director, AT&T Global Internet of Things
  3. Yincang Wei, Chairman of Board, Zhuhai Yinlong Energy Co. Ltd.
  4. Bei Zhang, VP and Policy Research Institute Dean, Didi

4:10pm – 4:30pm

Keynote Speech: Silicon Valley Innovation Strategy
Rick Rasmussen, Professor, University of California, Berkeley; Director of Startup Programs, Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology

4:30pm – 5:10pm

US-China Investment Summit
Moderator: Henry Hongbing Fan, Managing director, Crossvine Capital
Panelists:

  1. Stefan Hofmeyer, Partner, Global PMI Partners
  2. Hong Shi, Funding Partner, Redstone Capital
  3. Steve Westly, Founder & Managing Partner, The Westly Group

5:10pm – 5:30pm

Silicon Valley Startups Demo

  1. Sangita Verma, CEO and Co-Founder, jist.tv
  2. Anastasia Neddersen, CEO, Artveoli
  3. John M.Fay, CEO/Founder, Lada Cube
  4. Arun Karamcheti, VP of Business Development, Nod Labs
  5. Nik Tehrani, Vice President, Business Development, DynoSense

May 11: Silicon Valley Startups Demo & One-on-One VC meeting


1:30pm-2:00pm

US-China Investment Panel Discussion
Speakers:

  1. Feng Tan, Director, Beijing Zhongguancun Science Park in Silicon Valley
  2. Ranger Wang, Founding partner, Skywood Capital
  3. Xiyu Zhang, General manager, HNA Innovation Ventures

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Silicon Valley Startups Demo

  1. Jenny Jiang, CEO, Tiger Lifescience Inc
  2. Alexis Garberis, Co-founder and CEO, Alsen
  3. Aashay Tutika, CEO, BioVirtua
  4. Ryan Evans, CEO & Co-founder, Inboard Technology
  5. Ethan Fan, CTO, Vimo Lab
  6. Evon Onusic, VP of Business, TARA AI
  7. Michael Gold, Co-founder & CEO, Holojam Inc.
  8. JT Xiao, CEO, Bloomsky
  9. Pu Chen, Director of BD, RayVio
  10. Jianuo, CEO, Ufactory

3:00pm- 5:00pm

One-on-One VC meeting (100 startups)

 

2017 SVIEF(CHENGDU) HIGHLIGHTS



  • Global Innovation Leaders’ Dialogue & Opening Ceremony of 2017 SVIEF
  • AI / Robot Summit
  • AR / VR Future Summit
  • US-China Incubator Summit
  • Global New Energy Intelligent Automobile Summit
  • Silicon Valley Demo Launch
  • ...

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2017 SVIEF Chengdu


Last year, SVIEF landed in Chengdu for the first time to be a part of the Chengdu Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair, showcased more than 50 projects from IoT, Intelligent Hardware, Gaming, VR, Wearable, Robotics, Big Data, SaaS and modern agriculture, etc. Dozens of top-tier leaders supported the event as keynote speakers and panelists.

This year, SVIEF has been invited again to participate in the Chengdu Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair in May. Formed by groups of speeches and discussions, SVIEF holds accountable for another round of top-tier ideas exchanging.

As a part of the Chengdu Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair, SVIEF successfully held the Venture Investment Forum in 2016. The Forum gathered dozens of renowned business leaders from both the U.S. and China and attracted 50 startup projects from Silicon Valley.

Date: May 10th-12th, 2017

Venue: Chengdu Century City New International Convention and Exhibition Center
Hotel Information for Speakers
InterContinental Century City Chengdu
Hotel address: 88 Century City Boulevard, Wuhou, Chengdu
Tel: (028)85349999
About: InterContinental Century City Chengdu is a 20-minute drive from Shuangliu International Airport(CTU)and 30 minutes from the railway station. :5 minutes’ walk from Century City Subway Station.
Hotel Information for Exhibitors
Holiday Inn Chengdu Century City
Hotel address: 208 East Century City Boulevard, Wuhou, Chengdu
Tel: (028)85348888
About: The Holiday Inn Chengdu Century City is located in the city's High-Tech Development Zone, 20 minutes' drive from Shuangliu Airport (CTU)and 40 minutes from the railway station. :5 minutes’ walk from Century City Subway Station.

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  • Chengdu Century City New International Convention and Exhibition Center
    198 Shijicheng Rd, Wuhou Qu, Chengdu Shi, Sichuan Sheng, China
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