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China 2.0 Conference

China 2.0, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Thursday, October 3, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (PDT)

China 2.0 Conference

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Stanford Student - Free*
*FREE: Your full ticket price will be refunded when you attend the event. Please register with your @stanford.edu email address.
Ended $20.00 $0.00
Stanford Faculty/Staff
Please register with your @stanford.edu email address.
Ended Free $0.00
Stanford Alumni Ended $75.00 $0.00
General Admission Ended $150.00 $0.00
Media access is subject to review. Please bring your media ID and present credentials at the Media Check-in Desk at the conference.
Ended Free $0.00

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Event Details

The 4th annual China 2.0 conference by Stanford Graduate School of Business will be held on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at Stanford University. 

China 2.0 Keynote Speakers

Charles Chao Martin Lau  
Charles Chao
CEO & Chairman
of the Board, SINA
Martin Lau
President, Tencent
Gary Locke
U.S. Ambassador to the
People's Republic of China


8:00–9:00am Registration
9:00–9:10am Opening Remarks: Marguerite Gong Hancock and Duncan Clark, China 2.0 Conference Co-Chairs, Stanford Graduate School of Business
9:10–9:50am Keynote: Martin Lau, President, Tencent
Moderator: Marguerite Gong Hancock, Director, China 2.0, Stanford Graduate School of Business
9:50–10:40am Panel: Generating Value from Big Data and Analytics
Li Fan, Vice President and Deputy General Manager, Search Service Group, Baidu
Tianhui Michael Li, Data Scientist, Foursquare
Simon Zhang, Director, Business Analytics, LinkedIn
Moderator: Susan Athey, Professor of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business
10:40–10:55am Break
10:55–11:45am Panel: VC Outlook on Internet and Digital Media
Jenny Lee, Partner, GGV Capital
Annabelle Yu Long, Chief Executive, Bertelsmann China Corporate Center; Managing Director, Bertelsmann Asia Investments
Raymond Yang, Cofounder and Managing Director, WestSummit Capital
Moderator: David Chao, Cofounder and General Partner, DCM
11:45am–12:30pm Panel: China’s Evolving Role in the Global Innovation Network
Sidney Lu, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Foxconn Interconnect Technology
Michael Marks, Founding Partner, Riverwood Capital
Moderator: Hau Lee, Thoma Professor of Operations, Information and Technology, Stanford Graduate School of Business
12:30–1:30pm Lunch
1:30–2:10pm Keynote: Gary Locke, U.S. Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China
Moderator: Orville Schell, Arthur Ross Director, Center on U.S.–China Relations, Asia Society, New York
2:10–2:55pm Panel: Opportunities and Challenges for Cross-Border Venture Finance
Fritz Demopoulos, Founder, Queen’s Road Capital
Ken Wilcox, Chairman, Silicon Valley Bank
Moderator: Tom Manning, Corporate Board Director and Advisor
2:55–3:15pm Break
3:15–4:05pm Tech Talks: Chinese Mobile Firms Going Global
Andy Zhong, Cofounder and CEO, FunPlus Game
Richard Lim, Managing Director and Cofounder, GSR Ventures
Hans Tung
4:05–4:45pm Keynote: Charles Chao, CEO and Chairman of the Board, SINA Corporation
Moderator: Duncan Clark, China 2.0 Conference Co-Chair
4:45–5:00pm China 2.0: Looking Ahead
Marguerite Gong Hancock, Director, China 2.0; Associate Director, Stanford Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Stanford Graduate School of Business
5:00–6:00pm Networking Reception
6:30–8:30pm Stanford Student Sessions with mentor entrepreneurs and investors organized by China 2.0 and the Greater China Business Club of Stanford Graduate School of Business at the Knight Management Center. (Separate pre-registration required.)


Thank you to our corporate sponsors for their generous support.

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Special thanks to Richard Lim and GSR Ventures for their continued support of the China 2.0 Initiative.

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China 2.0
is a research and education initiative of Stanford Graduate School of Business that focuses on innovation and entrepreneurship in China, through the lens of the rise of the internet industry and its global implications in communications, commerce, and content. In addition to driving cutting edge research, this initiative hosts a series of popular seminars and top-tier conferences each year at Stanford and in China that attract a dynamic mix of Stanford students, faculty and alumni as well as leading entrepreneurs, executives, and investors from Silicon Valley and China.


Limited seats remain. Hundreds have already registered from Stanford (alumni, students, and faculty) and the tech and investor communities from the US and China including attendees from: Adobe, American Express, Andreessen Horowitz, AppAnnie, Bertelsmann, Cisco, DCM, Deloitte, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Dreamworks, Dropbox, East West Bank, eBay, Foursquare, Google, HP, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, La Miu, LinkedIn, Merrill Lynch, Morgenthaler Ventures, Red Atoms, Redpoint, Salesforce, Samsung, Twitter, UBS, Yahoo!, etc.

Recent China 2.0 conferences

Media Coverage

  China 2.0 conferences and research output have attracted broadcast, print, and online coverage from leading media organizations such as: ABC7, All Things Digital, Associated Press, Bloomberg Businessweek, China DailyThe Economist, Financial Times, Forbes, The New York Times, Sina, The Wall Street Journal, and Wired.




Are there ID requirements to enter the event?

If you are registering as a Stanford Student or Stanford Faculty/Staff member to attend the event you are asked to register with your @stanford.edu email to verify your status.

Media will be asked to show ID and credentials at the Media Check-In Desk at the conference.


I registered for a student ticket. Will my $20 fee be refunded if I don't arrive at the beginning of the conference?

Yes, the registration table will be staffed throughout the day so you will be able to check in regardless of when you arrive. We understand that some students have classes that they can't miss and so are unable to attend for the whole day. The $20 fee will be refunded in full for students who check in at any point during the conference.


What are my transportation and parking options?


Limited visitor parking (metered) is available in the Track Lot at the corner of Galvez Street and Campus Drive. Rate is $1.50 per hour. Cash or credit/debit cards are accepted. Metered parking is enforced Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. After 4pm parking is free throughout the University. Some parking will be reserved in a nearby lot at the discounted rate of $8.00 for the full day. Please mark that you would like to park in this lot on the registration form. Download a map of parking options at Stanford University (PDF)

Public Transit

Take the Caltrain to "Palo Alto - University Ave" Station and then take the free Y-Line of the Marguerite shuttle, which picks up passengers by the south end of the southbound track, to the Arrillaga Alumni Center at the intersection of Galvez St and Campus Drive. Check the Marguerite shuttle timetable to find out what time the shuttles depart the Caltrain station.


From Highway 101 North & South
Take the Embarcadero Road exit west - toward Stanford. At El Camino Real, Embarcadero turns into Galvez Street as it enters the Stanford campus. Stay in the left lane and continue toward the center of campus. The Alumni Center is on the right side of Galvez Street, just after you cross over Campus Drive

From Highway 280 North & South
Exit Sand Hill Road east toward Stanford. Continue east, turning right at the traffic light on Santa Cruz Avenue. Make an immediate left onto Junipero Serra Boulevard. Turn left at the second traffic light and onto Campus Drive East. Continue around Campus Drive East and turn left when you reach Serra Street, at the gas station. Follow Serra Street until it ends at Galvez Street.

From El Camino Real
Exit El Camino Real at University Avenue. Turn toward the hills (away from the center of Palo Alto). As you enter Stanford, University Avenue becomes Palm Drive. Go through one traffic light, and turn left onto Campus Drive at the first stop sign.


Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Click here to contact the event organizer with any questions.


Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

No, registrations/tickets are not transferrable.


Can I update my registration information?

Yes, contact the event organizer to update your registration information. You may also update your registration using your Eventbrite account.


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You are not required to bring your printed ticket to the event. However, if you don't have a printed or electronic copy of your ticket available, you will be required to show identification.

If you bring a printed ticket or the e-ticket in the Eventbrite app on your phone you will be able to complete the registration process faster at the conference.


What is the refund policy?

All registration payments are are non-refundable. Contact the event organizer with specific questions.

If you are a Stanford student, once you check in at the registration table at the conference, your refund will be requested from Eventbrite within 72 hours of the event.


The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

No. The name on the registration/ticket must match the attendee.

Have questions about China 2.0 Conference? Contact China 2.0, Stanford Graduate School of Business

When & Where

McCaw Hall, Arrillaga Alumni Center, Stanford University | <a href="http://sprie.gsb.stanford.edu/docs/china20_directions">Directions/Parking</a>
326 Galvez Street
Stanford, CA 94305

Thursday, October 3, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (PDT)

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China 2.0, Stanford Graduate School of Business

China 2.0 of Stanford Graduate School of Business, focuses on innovation and entrepreneurship in China by looking at the drivers and dynamics of China as a digital power and its implications for commerce, communications, and content in the global economy.

China 2.0 convenes thought leaders in China and Silicon Valley, supports cutting-edge research and curriculum development by faculty, and organizes programs to educate students as next generation leaders.

A bridge between China and Silicon Valley, China 2.0 brings together executives, entrepreneurs, investors, policy makers and academics driving change on both sides of the Pacific through seminars and the largest annual China technology and business conferences hosted by the Stanford Graduate School of Business at Stanford and in China.

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