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2018 SVIEF

The 2018 SVIEF will be held on Sep 29th&30th, 2018 at Santa Clara Convention Center. It is designed to be intense and informative with theme on " Converge & Exchange ". This is going to be an educational, captivating, and interactive event featuring 150+ high-profile speakers and 100+ tech exhibitors for the 10,000+ attendees to experience.

The conference covers exciting sessions including the AI+ Talk Summit, Global Next Car Summit, New Media Summit, SVIEF Star Startup Competition, Fintech Summit, Innovative Education Summit, Global Medical Innovation Summit, Silicon Valley Venture & Investment Summit, One-on-one investment deal-sourcing and exchange fair, Developers’ Summit and the SVIEF Tech Expo. The conference is expecting over 10,000 professional attendees and more than 150 high tech innovative ventures from North America and Asia Pacific regions to showcase their latest product and technology as well as to develop potential business partnership opportunities.

Topics

10+ latest topics

Speakers

100+ speakers from all sectors

Audience

10,000+ Professional Audience

Speakers for 2018 svief

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  • Tim Draper

    Founder, Draper Associates / Founder, DFJ Capital / Founder, Draper Venture Network / Chairman, SVIEF

  • Shoucheng Zhang

    Professor, Stanford University / Founding Chairman, Danhua Capital / Chairman, SVIEF

  • Kaifu Lee

    Chairman & CEO, Innovation Works

  • Emi Yoshikawa

    Director of Joint Venture Partnership, Ripple

past speakers for 2017 svief

  • Judy Chu

    MEMBER OF CONGRESS, United States / Honorary Chairwoman, SVIEF

  • Ira Ehrenpreis

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

  • Shoucheng Zhang

    Professor, Stanford University / Chairman, Danhua Capital / Chairman, SVIEF

  • Raymond Yang

    Co-Founder & Managing Partner, WestSummit Capital / Chairman, SVIEF

  • Jun Wu

    Founding Partner, Amino Capital / Chairman, SVIEF

  • Yi Cui

    Professor, Stanford University / Chairman, SVIEF

  • Steve Mann

    Chairman, MannLab; “Father of wearable computing”; Cofounder, Meta; Chairman, SVIEF

  • Draymond Green

    Golden State Warriors|2 Time NBA Champion | 2016-17 Defensive Player of the Year | Businessman

  • Bibop G. Gresta

    Co-Founder & Chairman, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies

  • Max Ventilla

    Founder & CEO, AltSchool

  • Steven Chu

    12th U.S. Secretary of Energy

  • Bill Gross

    Founder, Idealab

PROGRAM

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

Registration

12:00pm - 1:30pm 

Registration

2018 SVIEF Opening Ceremony(Hall A

1:30pm - 1:40pm

SVIEF Review (Video)

1:40pm - 1:50pm

Welcoming Speech

1:50pm - 2:10pm

Opening Keynote Speech

2:10pm - 2:30pm

Global Innovation Leaders’ Dialogue

Afternoon Session

Summit 1:AI+ Talk Summit(Hall A
With the development of Artificial Intelligence technology, the imagined future is gradually becoming a reality. Intelligent technology and smart devices are now everywhere in our daily lives. The wave of AI has swept across all industries including Transportation, Education, Finance, Retail and Healthcare. The Smart Future Summit brings together industry pioneers and experts from both China and the U.S. to explore the possibility of AI and Smart Future.

2:30pm - 3:00pm

Opening Fireside Chat:NEXT

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Panel Discussion:Talent Recruitment under the Era of AI

3:30pm - 4:00pm

Panel Discussion:Smart Furniture and IoT      

4:00pm - 4:30pm

Panel Discussion:Cloud Computing and Big Data

Summit 2:US China New Media Summit (Ballroom GH)
In recent years, innovative forms of media are developing at an unprecedented speed. At the same time, traditional media is struggling to combat the stagnant growth. While traditional media outlets are facing both challenges and opportunities, what are some solutions and innovations to accelerate the transition? The New Media Summit has invited experts to answer your questions and to explore media trends in China and in the U.S.

2:30 pm - 2:50pm

Opening Speech:Explore the Future of News

2:50 pm - 3:20pm

Panel Discussion:What You Need to Know about Mobile Internet Users

3:20 pm - 3:50pm

Panel Discussion:Consumption Upgrade in the Era of New Media

3:50 pm - 4:20pm

Panel Discussion:The Present and Future of Digital News

4:20 pm - 4:50pm

Closing Speech:Trends of Future Media

Summit 3: Global Next Car Summit(Mission City Ballroom
Autonomous Vehicle is one of the most anticipated trends in 2017. Many global technology tycoons and Automotive giants have both stepped feet on real roads to test out driverless cars and relevant technologies. At the same time, competition is fierce due to hundreds of rising startup companies such as Drive.ai, Nauto, Jingchi.ai, etc. At SVIEF Next Car Summit, we will discuss face-to-face with top AV teams in the world and listen to their perspectives on the future of AV/Connected Cars.

2:30 pm - 2:50pm

Opening Speech:Smart Car and Transportation in the Era of Internet

2:50 pm - 3:20pm

Panel Discussion:Upgrade in Autonomous Driving in the Era of AI

3:20 pm - 3:50pm

Panel Discussion:How Smart and Connected Cars Revolutionize the Social Ecosystem

3:50pm - 4:20pm

Panel Discussion:Revolution of Future Transportation

4:20pm - 4:50pm

Closing Speech:Smart Car, Smart Transportation and Smart City

Summit 4:Global Blockchain Summit(Mission City Ballroom
AI spending in financial services is projected to hit $1.5 billion by end of year and to grow 75% by 2021. Capital markets and technology have become so intertwined. The summit aims to bring together government, industry leaders, financial institutions, investors and academia to discuss innovative strategies and solutions to the applications of Financial Technologies.

2:30 pm - 2:50pm

Opening Speech

2:50 pm - 3:20pm

Panel Discussion:Supply Chain Finance in the Era of Internet

3:20 pm - 3:50pm

Panel Discussion:The Present and Future of Digital Currency

3:50 pm - 4:20pm

Panel Discussion:Case Discussion of Consumer Finance

4:20 pm - 4:50pm

Closing Speech

Summit 5:One-on-one Partnership Development Private Fair(Meeting room 1-3
The private fair provides an unparalleled opportunity for investors and ventures to connect and collaborate with each other. SVIEF brings together a network of renowned investors, mentors from top accelerators and incubators and experienced executives from the Silicon Valley Bay Area and China to exchange knowledge and share their insights with startups and entrepreneurs. The private fair aims to facilitate deal making between two parties.

1:30pm - 5:00pm:

One-on-one Deal Sourcing Private Fair (RSVP Required)

Summit 6:SVIEF Expo and Career Fair  (Hall B

1:30pm - 5:00pm

High Tech Venture Exhibition
Innovative Project Demo
High Tech Companies    

Evening Session

SVIEF Award Ceremony (Hall A
We are excited to celebrate the success of men and women who have made prominent contributions to the economic and technological development of the society. At the 8th SVIEF Innovation Award Ceremony, we will announce the winner of SVIEF Global Technology Innovation Award, Top 10 CEO, Top 30 Innovation Awards, Top Cross-border Investor Award and SVIEF Chairman / Chairwoman Acknowledgement Ceremony.

6:30pm – 6:50pm

Registration

6:50pm – 7:00pm

Opening Performance

7:00pm - 7:20pm

Opening Speech

7:20pm - 7:25pm

2018 Top Annual Investor Award Ceremony

7:25pm - 7:30pm

2017 Top 30 Innovation Award
Winning Speech from Top 30 Award Representative

7:30pm - 7:35pm

SVIEF Chairman/Chairwoman (2018.9.29-2019.9.30 ) Acknowledgement Ceremony

7:35pm - 8:25pm

Keynote Speech

8:25pm - 8:30pm

SVIEF “Apollo” Scientific Award Ceremony

8:30pm - 8:40pm

2018 Top Innovative CEO Speech

8:40pm - 8:50pm

2018 Top Innovative CEO Fireside Chat

8:50pm - 8:55pm

2018 Top Innovative CEO Award Ceremony
2018 Top Innovative Companies Award Ceremony

8:55pm - 9:00pm

2018 Top 3 Silicon Valley Incubator/ Accelerator Award Ceremony

9:00pm - 9:05pm

Networking

Morning Session

08:30am - 9:30am 

Registration

Silicon Valley Venture & Investment Summit(Hall A

9:30am - 9:35am

SVIEF Review (Video)

9:35am - 10:00am

Keynote Speech

10:00am - 10:40am

Panel Discussion:China US Merger & Acquisition Trends and Highlights

10:40am - 11:20am

Panel Discussion:Global Youth Leader Dialogue

11:20am - 12:00pm

China US Investment Summit

Afternoon Session

Summit 1:SVIEF Star Startup Competition(Hall A

1:30 pm - 2:00pm

Startup Competition Opening Ceremony Fireside Chat

2:00 pm - 3:10pm

The 8th SVIEF Star Startup Competition Finale (Part I)

3:10 pm - 3:40pm      

China US Venture Capital Panel Discussion: Investment Trends that Drive Innovation & Entpreneurship

3:40 pm - 5:00pm

The 8th SVIEF Star Startup Competition Finale ( Part II)

5:00 pm - 5:30pm

Lottery
Signing Ceremony
Award Ceremony

Summit 2:Silicon Valley Developers’ Summit(Ballroom GH

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Big Data Visualization Technology

2:30pm - 3:30pm

How VR Revolutionize the Way of Interaction

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Blockchain Technology —— Revolutionize the Way of Handling Transaction and Financial Service

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Group Discussion

Summit 3:China US Education Innovation Summit(Mission City Ballroom
Technology breakthroughs and connected devices have changed the education environment. Educators have adopted and applied technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality for innovative education in different ways. These technologies bring entirely different experience to classrooms and help students to learn more effectively and efficiently. The Education Innovation Summit brings together educators all over the world to discuss the opportunities and challenges in the era of internet.

1:30pm - 1:45pm

Opening Speech:Education in the Fast Changing World

1:45pm - 2:00pm

Keynote Speech:Choose the Right Innovative Way of Education for Students

2:00pm - 2:40pm

Group Discussion:How does Technology Changes Teaching & Learning

2:40pm - 3:20pm

Group Discussion:Redesign Learning and Perception Experience

3:20pm - 3:30pm

Keynote Speech:Collaboration and Innovation between China US Education Industry

Summit 4:China US Med Tech Summit(Mission City Ballroom

1:30pm - 1:45pm

Opening Speech:Disruptive Digital Health Technology

1:45pm - 2:00pm

Panel Discussion:Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

2:00pm - 2:40pm

Panel Discussion:Precise Medicine in the Era of Internet

2:40pm - 3:20pm

Panel Discussion

3:20pm - 3:30pm

Closing Speech

Summit 5:One-on-one Partnership Development Private Fair(Meeting room 1-3
The private fair provides an unparalleled opportunity for investors and ventures to connect and collaborate with each other. SVIEF brings together a network of renowned investors, mentors from top accelerators and incubators and experienced executives from the Silicon Valley Bay Area and China to exchange knowledge and share their insights with startups and entrepreneurs. The private fair aims to facilitate deal making between two parties.

01:30pm-05:00pm: One-on-one Partnership Development Private Fair (RSVP Required)

Summit 6:SVIEF Expo & Career Fair  (Hall B

9:30am - 5:00pm

High Tech Venture Exhibition
Innovative Project Demo
High Tech Companies     

Evening Session

SVIEF After Party(Location: TBD

5:30pm - 6:00pm

Dinner Reception Registration

6:30pm - 9:00pm

SVIEF After Party

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

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HOTEL

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3120 Scott Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95054
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