• Global Innovation Leaders’ Dialogue & Opening Ceremony of 2017 SVIEF
  • Silicon Valley Smart Future Summit
  • Next Car Summit
  • Silicon Valley Innovation & Venture Summit
  • Silicon Valley Developer Summit
  • SVIEF Star Start-up Contest
  • China-US New Media Summit
  • China-US Internet Influencer Summit
  • Annual Awards Ceremony
  • Silicon Valley After Party


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

01:30pm – 03:30pm 

US-China Innovation Leaders’ Golf Social Networking (Invite- only)

03:30pm – 06:00pm 

US-China 100 Innovation Leaders’ Cross boarder Investment Closed door Summit (Invite-only)

07:30pm – 08:30pm 

US-China 100 Innovation Leaders Welcome Dinner (Invite-only)

Morning Session

08:30am – 10:30am 


2017 SVIEF Opening Ceremony (Hall D)

10:30am – 10:35am

SVIEF Past Review (Video)

10:35am – 10:50am

Opening Speech

10:50am – 11:20am

Keynote Speech

11:20am – 11:50am

Global Innovation Leaders’ Dialogue

Afternoon Session

Summit 1: Silicon Valley Smart Future Summit (Hall D)
With the continuous development of technology, the imagined future is becoming reality step by step. From intelligent device to smart home, from smart cars to intelligent transportation, from smart healthcare to smart city, our daily life is heading for intellectualization. Silicon Valley Smart Future Summit will bring together all over China and the United States high-tech industry leaders, experts, entrepreneurs and innovators and media, focusing on technological innovation, discussing the blueprint of the future.


Opening Fireside Chat: Next, the future life for human with robots


Panel Discussion: The New Layout of AI Era


Panel Discussion: AR/VR The Distance between Virtuality and Reality


Panel Discussion:Precision Medicine in the Era of Internet


Panel Discussion:Cloud Computing and Big Data

Summit 2: US-China New Media Summit (Meeting Room 1-3, 2nd Floor)
Currently the development of new media is in a fast speed. Surrounded by new media, traditional media also actively explore various ways to the transition. However, due to various misunderstandings and problems, little success has been gained. For the transition from traditional media to new media, the first challenge is to break the erroneous zone existing in the system.
So 2017 SVIEF will hold US-China New Media Summit to explore the transition of traditional media under the new media era.

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Opening Speech:Internet of Everything, Explore the Possibilities of Future Media

2:00 pm - 2:50 pm

Panel Discussion:In the Era of Mobile Internet, Where to Find Users?

2:50 pm - 3:40 pm

Panel Discussion:The Consumption Upgrading in the Era of New Media

3:40 pm - 4:30 pm

Panel Discussion:The Current Situation and Future of Data News

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Closing Speech:Future Trend of Media

Summit 3: SVIEF-Star Startup Contest (Theater, 2nd Floor)
The SVIEF-STAR Startup Contest is one of the brands of the Silicon Valley Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (SVIEF), of which the main purpose is to provide a high-end and outstanding learning, networking and developing platform for Chinese and American startup projects
SVIEF-STAR was successfully held six times since 2011. More than 100 qualified projects from the previous contests were settled in the technology centers throughout different cities in China with the help of the committee, and they got the financial and policy support from local government as well as the investment and support from top 500 companies.

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Contest Opening Fireside Chat

2:00 pm - 3:10 pm

The 7th SVIEF-Star Startup Contest Final (I)

3:10 pm - 3:40 pm               

US-China Investment Panel: Explore the Trend of Investment, Enable the Innovation New Engine

3:40 pm - 5:00 pm               

The 7th SVIEF-Star Startup Contest Final (II)

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm               

Signing Ceremony and Awards


EXPO (Hall C)

09:30am – 05:00pm

Innovation Projects Roadshow
High-tech Company Products Display

Evening Session

SVIEF Annual Innovation Award Ceremony & Cocktail Party (Hall D)
SVIEF will hold Silicon Valley featured Oscar Awards Gala, which will invite experts and celebrities from the fields of technology, investment, fashion, entertainment, film and media both in China and US, to witness the emergence of 2017 technology stars. Also the cocktail party will award the 7th SVIEF Global Technology Innovation Award, SVIEF Star, Top 30 Future Superstar, US-China Cross Boarder Investor New Comer Award, and US-China Annual Influencer Award etc.

05:30pm – 06:00pm

Cocktail Party Registration

06:30pm – 09:00pm

SVIEF Annual Innovation Award Ceremony & Cocktail Party

Morning Session

08:30am – 09:30am 


Silicon Valley Innovation & Investment Summit (Hall D)
Cross border investment boosted in 2016; 412 cases of oversea merging and acquisition done by the Chinese investors within the past year, 81 cases more than 2015. In the era of technology and innovation, cross-border investment has become a trend between the U.S. and China. While the companies from China seeks opportunities for industrial globalization, the outside capital market desires innovative products at the same time; this leads to a perfect timing for emerging, which brings opportunities for the Chinese companies to upgrade and transform.
Silicon Valley Innovation and Summit aims to facilitate communication and collaboration between the U.S and China high-tech industry, provides an one and only platform for Chinese investors and entrepreneurs toward their own opportunities in the U.S. market

09:30am – 09:35am

SVIEF Past Review (Video)

09:35am – 10:00am

Keynote Speech

10:00am – 10:40am

Panel Discussion:Trend and Highlight of U.S. China Investment & Acquisition

10:40am – 11:20am

Panel Discussion:US-China Cross-border Investor Discussion

11:20am – 12:00pm

Fireside Chat Between Investors from U.S. & China

Afternoon Session

Summit 1: Global Next Car Summit (Hall D)
The appearance of Intelligent Drive, Smart Car and Connected Car has brought the industry to a whole new era. It does not only meet our national strategy regarding the Internet and Automobile but also draw a picture for the future driving.
The Summit aims to share ideas under the hottest topic of cars, combine with the latest technology and industrial focus (such as the combination of VR and Smart / Connected Car) to conceive a new profit model, etc.


Opening Speech: Smart Car and Transportation in the Internet Era


Panel Discussion: Upgrade of Auto-pilot in the AI Era


Panel Discussion: How Smart / Connected Car change the Current Social Ecology


Panel Discussion: Revolution of the Way of Travel


Closing Speech: From Smart Car to Intelligent Transportation and Smart City

Summit 2: U.S. China Internet Influencer Summit (Theater, 2nd Floor)
Internet Influencer has gradually become one of the hottest word in the current decade, which has grown into an economic phenomenon. Internet Influencers liquidate their value of the followers by powerful content marketing, which create astonishing economic value in the Internet era. In order to get the Internet celebrity economy on the right track, there are still questions to be discussed and problems to be solved.
The U.S. China Internet Influencer Summit invites the most popular influencers from both China and the U.S., along with industry specialists to analyze this fast growing economy entity and to discuss its true business value.

01:30pm – 02:00pm 

Opening Speech: Internet Influencer Era is Coming

02:00pm – 03:00pm 

Fireside Chat Between the U.S. and Chinese Internet Influencer

03:00pm – 04:00pm 

Panel Discussion: How Internet Celebrity Economy Overturn the Traditional Marketing Model

04:00pm – 05:00pm 

Panel Discussion: The Marketing Tendency of Mobile Broadcast Era

Summit 3: Silicon Valley Developer Conference (Meeting Room 1-3, 2nd Floor)
SVIEF plans to invite industrial experts from all areas to talk about personal upgrade. The Summit goes by the concept “Technology First” to create a highest quality communication platform by digging into the latest software technologies.

01:30pm – 02:30pm

Big Data: Visualization Technology


The Interactive Experience in VR Revolution


Mobile Application and Mixed Development


How to Design a Competitive Smart Hardware Product

Summit 4: US China Education Innovation Summit (Mission City Ballroom, 1st floor)
The ever-changing technology causes a revolution in the innovative education field. Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality and other new technologies has been adopted by educators in various ways. What kind of technology suits the educational application? What different experience will it bring to the students? How do they help students to learn more efficiently? What the next step is like for innovative education? Carrying these questions, the 2017 U.S.-China Education Innovation Summit is showing you to the latest version of innovative education.

01:30pm – 01:45pm

Opening Remark: Education in the Fast-Changing Era

01:45pm – 02:00pm

Keynote Speech: Choosing the Right Innovation Model for Your Student

02:00pm – 02:40pm

Panel Discussion: How Does Technology Change the Classroom?

02:40pm – 03:20pm

Panel Discussion: Redesigning the Experience of Learning with Cognitive

03:20pm – 03:30pm

Keynote Speech: Collaboration and Innovation in Education between U.S and China


EXPO (Hall C)

09:30am – 05:00pm

Innovation Projects Roadshow
High-tech Company Products Display

Evening Session

SVIEF After Party

05:30pm – 06:00pm


06:30pm – 09:00pm

SVIEF After Party


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Judy Chu

Congressmember, United States / Honorary Chairwoman, SVIEF

Ira Ehrenpreis

Founder & Managing Partner, DBL Partners / Honorary Chairman, SVIEF

Shoucheng Zhang

Founding chairman, Danhua Capital / Chairman, SVIEF


Steven Chu

12th U.S. Secretary of Energy

Fanhua Deng

Deputy Consul General, People's Republic of China in San Francisco


KaiFu Lee

Chairman & CEO, Innovation Works

Rana Gujral

Hongjiang Zhang

Chief executive officer, Kingsoft

Helene Kim

Bill Gross

Founder, Idealabx

Yincang Wei

Chairman of Board, Zhuhai Yinlong Energy Co. Ltd.


Ping Wu

Co-founder, Summitview Capital

Rana Gujral

Ken Schneider

Vice President & Fellow, Symantec

Helene Kim

Ken Elefant

Managing Director, Intel Capital

Charles Fan

Chief Technology Officer, Cheetah Mobile


Hans Tung

Managing Partner, GGV Capital

Rana Gujral

Jun Wu

Founding Partner, Amino Capital

Helene Kim

Yi Cui

Professor, Stanford University


SVIEF 2017 - The 7th Silicon Valley Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum

Since 2011, SVIEF has hosted successfully in the past 6 years; it has become the largest conference that fosters innovation and business partnership between China and the U.S. in Silicon Valley. SVIEF 2016 has attracted close to 10,000 attendees in two days, with over 150 exhibitors from both countries. During the conference, 30 finalists from the previous SVIEF Star Startup Contests gathered at the 6th SVIEF Startup Final Contest, showcasing their innovative ideas and business potential.

To enhance cross-border collaboration and resource sharing between China and the U.S., the sparks of innovation in SVIEF 2017 will start from Chengdu, China on May 10-12, follow by Shenzhen on May 14, Xi’an on May 16, Beijing on July 15 and come back to the Silicon Valley on September 28-29.

Theme: NEXT

September,28th - 29th, 2017

Santa Clara Convention Center
(5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA 95054)


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