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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 and CEO, Sinovation Ventures / President, Sinovation Ventures Artificial Intelligence Institute

  • 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.

Day 0: September 28th, Friday

US China Top 30 Leaders Private Reception Night (Invitation Only)

4:00pm - 5:30pm

30 Global Leaders’ Summit

5:30pm - 8:30pm

VIP Reception Buffet

Day 1: September 29th, Saturday

Noon

12:00pm - 1:30pm 

Registration

Afternoon Sessions

Summit 1: Opening Ceremony(Hall B

Valid Tickets for Admission

Training Pass, VIP Pass, All Access Pass

1:30pm - 1:40pm

Welcoming Speech

1:40pm - 1:50pm

Welcoming Speech

1:50pm - 2:10pm

Opening Keynote Speech

2:10pm - 2:30pm

Global Leaders’ Dialogue

Summit 2: Global Blockchain Summit(Hall B
The Global Blockchain Summit is a gathering of experts from around the world sharing knowledge, tips, trends and insights about Blockchain, a breakthrough technology that enables the trusted digital registration & exchange of just about anything. It will be a chance for the newcomer to learn the history and basics of this emerging technology, and for the familiar to learn more about its current and future applications.

Valid Tickets for Admission

Training Pass, VIP Pass, All Access Pass

2:30pm - 2:50pm

Keynote Speech

2:50pm - 3:20pm

Fireside Chat:Understanding Blockchain and Its Future Opportunities

3:20pm - 3:50pm

Panel discussion: IoT, AI and Blockchain

3:50pm - 4:20pm

Panel Discussion:Blockchain Investment and Application Cases

4:20pm - 5:00pm

Top 10 Blockchain Startups Roadshow

Summit 3: Silicon Valley Developer’s Summit: Artificial Intelligence + Blockchain(Venue:Mission City Ballroom)
SVIEF brings together professionals who have a solid technical background to discuss the current technology solutions for enterprises and businesses, focusing on the application of AI and Blockchain technologies. At the Developer’ s Summit, you will be the first to see new tools for developing the next generation of finance, real estate, government and ecommerce apps & softwares and to get pro tips from the developers who made them. You will also explore the hardware and software challenges of building up and debugging the complex machine learning and artificial intelligence systems in applications such as medical devices, robots, drones, point-of-sale equipment, and industrial automation and others.

Valid Tickets for Admission

All Tickets Except Expo Pass

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Machine learning and AI algorithms

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Applying ML and AI in automotive, industrial, medical, and other applications

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Next Generation Blockchain Infrastructure-Powering Internet of Value with Ubiquitous Blockchain Ecosystem

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Group Discussions

Summit 4: US China New Media Summit(Venue: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.

Valid Tickets for Admission

All Tickets Except Expo Pass

2:30 pm - 2:50pm

Keynote:The Present and Future of Digital News in the Era of IoT

2:50 pm - 3:20pm

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

Summit 5:China US Education Innovation Summit(Venue:Ballroom GH)
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.

Valid Tickets for Admission

All Tickets Except Expo Pass

3:20 pm - 3:40pm

Opening Speech:Education in the Era of Big Data and Fast Technology Revolutions

3:40 pm - 4:10pm

Group Discussion:How does Technology Changes Teaching & Learning?

Summit 6: China US Med Tech Summit(Venue:Ballroom GH)
The China US Med Tech Summit is dedicated to advancing global health by promoting exchange of knowledge, ideas and experiences among health leaders from China, the U.S. and other countries. Chinese and U.S. healthcare leaders will share their inspiring thoughts, focusing on the changing world and emerging health challenges, megatrends in health and medical sciences and technology, and megatrends in healthcare service innovation.

Valid Tickets for Admission

All Tickets Except Expo Pass

4:10pm - 4:30pm:

Opening Speech:Disruptive Digital Health Technology

4:30pm - 5:10pm:

Panel Discussion:Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

5:10pm - 5:30pm:

Closing Speech

Summit 7: 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.

Valid Tickets for Admission

Training Pass,VIP Pass,All access Pass
RSVP Required for all type of tickets.

1:30pm - 5:00pm

One-on-one Partnership Development Private Fair

Summit 8: SVIEF Expo & Career Fair (Hall A)
SVIEF Expo is one of the largest cross-border technology innovation exhibitions in the Bay Area. Each year, the Expo invites 150+ projects in the fields of Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Robotics, Smart Technology, Autonomous Driving, which attracts thousands of investors, entrepreneurs, engineers to explore new product and technologies and discuss potential business partnership. Meanwhile, the Expo hosts project demo and business fair, creating a marketplace for the exchange of talent, technology and capital.

Valid Tickets for Admission

All Tickets

1:30pm - 5:00pm

High Tech Venture Exhibition
Innovative Project Demo
High Tech Companies Express Recruiting & Executives’ Networking

Evening Session

SVIEF Tech Night and Award Ceremony(Hall B)
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.

Valid Tickets for Admission

All Tickets Except Expo Pass

6:50pm – 7:00pm

Opening Performance

7:00pm - 7:20pm

Leaders’ Dialogue

7:20pm - 7:25pm

2018 Top Annual Investor Award Ceremony

7:25pm - 7:30pm

2018 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

Day 2: September 30th, Sunday

Morning Sessions

08:30am - 9:30am 

Registration

Summit 1: AI+ Venture & Investment Summit (Hall B)
Under one roof, we bring together venture capitalists, AI Startups, and cutting-edge researchers interested in AI applications and commercialization. Speakers include venture capitalists, angel investors and limited partners that are investing in the world’s most disruptive companies. The Summit will feature deep, candid discussions with world leading investors on the tech trends, investing theses and strategies that they execute to manage risk and build high performing, global AI startup portfolios.

Valid Tickets for Admission

All Tickets Except Expo Pass

9:30am - 9:35am

SVIEF Review (Video)

9:35am - 9:50am

Keynote:Leap into the Future with Advancements in AI Technology

9:50am - 10:20am

Panel Discussion:AI and Big Data

10:20am - 10:40am

Keynote:US China Cross-border Merger & Acquisition Trends and Highlight

10:40am - 11:20am

Panel Discussion:Global Youth Leader Dialogue

11:20am - 12:00pm

US China Investment Leaders’ Dialogue

Afternoon Session

Summit 2: SVIEF STAR Startup Competition(Hall B)
SVIEF STAR Startup Competition has been held quarterly for consecutive 8 years since 2011. As one of the largest and most recognized startup competitions in both China and the U.S., SVIEF STAR receives more than 1,000 applications each year from a wide range of industries including AI, Robotics, AR/VR, Blockchain, IoT, Smart Tech, Bioscience, etc. Winners have the opportunity to receive funding and media coverage by SVIEF partners.

Valid Tickets for Admission

All Tickets Except Expo Pass

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 3: Exclusive Training Sessions(Meeting room 1-3)
Learn Blockchain and AI tools with private workshops taught by US China industry leaders and experts.

Valid Tickets for Admission

Training Pass only

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Silicon Valley Design Thinking

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Successful Crypto Investment

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Advance Course of Machine Learning and Data Science

Summit 4: 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.

Valid Tickets for Admission

All Tickets Except Expo Pass

1:30pm - 1:50pm

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

1:50pm - 2:20pm

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

2:20pm - 2:50pm

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

2:50pm - 3:20pm

Panel Discussion:Revolution of Future Transportation

3:20pm - 3:50pm

Closing Speech:Smart Car, Smart Transportation and Smart City

Summit 4: SVIEF Expo and Talent Recruitment (Hall A)
SVIEF Expo is one of the largest cross-border technology innovation exhibitions in the Bay Area. Each year, the Expo invites 150+ projects in the fields of Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Robotics, Smart Technology, Autonomous Driving, which attracts thousands of investors, entrepreneurs, engineers to explore new product and technologies and discuss potential business partnership. Meanwhile, the Expo hosts project demo and business fair, creating a marketplace for the exchange of talent, technology and capital.

Valid Tickets for Admission

All Tickets

9:30am - 5:00pm

High Tech Venture Exhibition
Innovative Project Demo
High Tech Companies

Evening Session

SVIEF After Party(Location: TBD

Valid Tickets for Admission

Training Pass, VIP Pass

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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Our office address

3120 Scott Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95054
+1-650.567.9999

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