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China-US Entrepreneur & Investment Summit

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Santa Clara Convention Center

5001 Great America Parkway

Mission City Ballroom B4-5

Santa Clara, CA 95054

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Join China-US Entrepreneur & Investment Summit

hosted by People’s Daily Online on July 21st, Santa Clara

20+ Leading Influencers in Tech and Investment

10 Startup Pitches in Autonomous Driving, AI, Blockchain, Biotech, and many more

40 High Tech Startup Exhibitions

Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm, July 21st, 2018

Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center, Mission City Ballroom B4-5

Organized by People’s Daily Online, the Summit brings together 20+ leaders and pioneers in entrepreneurship and investment from both China and the U.S. to explore solutions on China-US investment and to build conversations that matter. Discussions will touch on innovation & investment as well as industry and regional specific opportunities including impact of trends like Autonomous Driving, AI, Blockchain, Biotech, and many more. There will also be 10 pre-selected startups pitch as well as 40 startups exhibit.

Some of our Speakers:

Weihong Tang
Vice President, People's Daily Online
Pieter Abbeel
Advisor, Open AI; Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, UC Berkeley

Shirley Chen
Chairwoman, CICC (China International Capital Corporation) Private Equity
Gaurav Bansal
Principal Researcher, Toyota Info Technology Center
Autonomous Driving | Artificial Intelligence | Sensor Fusion

Howie Xu
CEO & Founder, Trustpath; Executive in Residence, Greylock
Rana Gujral
Entrepreneur, Executive, Investor
Niklas Karlsson
Vice President of Research and Chief Scientist, Aol Platforms

Jianmin Ren
Deputy Editor of People’s Daily Online, President of People’s Daily Online USA

Anjia Andrew Gu
Founding Partner, Danhua Venture Capital (DHVC)

Sima Yazdani
Sr. Technology Leader, Chief Data Scientist, Cisco

Vivien Wang
Partner, International Tax; National Tax Leader, Chinese Services Group, Deloitte

Attending guests include:
Qi Li
Secretary of the Board, People’s Daily Online
Yahui Zhao, Ph.D.
Director of the External Investment Department of People's Daily Online
General Manager at People's Venture Capital

09:00-09:30 Registration


Opening Remark: Linquan Luo, Consul General of the People's Republic of China in San Francisco U.S.A


Opening Remark: US government representative


Keynote: Zhenzhen Ye, Vice Chairman & President, People’s Daily Online


Keynote: How Innovation & Investment Drive the New Economy

Franklin Urteaga, Former Clinton White House Tech Advisor, Cofounder & CEO, OIGETIT.com


Keynote: Recent Advances and Trends in AI and Applications in Robotic Automation

Pieter AbbeelAdvisor, Open AI; Professor, Berkeley University; Director of Berkeley Robotics Learning Lab;Cofounder, Chief Scientist, Covariant.ai


Keynote: Discovering Opportunities in the Current Venture Investment Landscape

Bill Gross, Founder, Idealab


People’s Daily Online West U.S.A Investment Platform Launching Ceremony


People’s Daily Online Global Partners Signing Ceremony


Keynote: People’s Daily Online Global Partner Representative from Gansu Province (Video)


Global Innovation Leaders’ Dialogue:China-U.S. Technology Trends and Investment Innovation

Zhenzhen Ye, CEO, People’s Daily Online
Chengwei Liu, Vice Chairman & CEO, Suzhou Yuanhe Capital
Pieter Abbeel
Advisor, Open AI; Professor, Berkeley University; Director of Berkeley Robotics Learning Lab; Cofounder, Chief Scientist, Covariant.ai
Bill Gross, Founder, Idealab
Dev Khoslaa, Head -IoT Sales, Nokia

12:10-13:00 Luncheon


Keynote Speech:Policies Regarding Global AI Innovation Acceleration Programs in Tianfu New District, Chengdu

Ang Li, Deputy Director of Chengdu Management Committee, Tianfu New District, Sichuan


Keynote:Build AI Ecosystem with Deep Learning

Sima Yazdani, Chief Data Scientist, Cisco


Keynote:Investment Trends in the Artificial Intelligence Industry

Sanjit Singh Dang, Investment Director, Intel Capital


Panel Discussion: Exploring Future Potentials of

Collaborations between China-U.S. Artificial Intelligence Industries

Sumit Gupta, VP, AI, Machine Learning, HPC, IBM Howie Xu, EIR, Greylock Partners; CEO & Cofounder, Trustpath
Andrew Gu, Cofounding Partner, Danhua Capital

Shirley Chen, Chairwoman, CICC
Gaurav Bansal, Principal Researcher, Toyota Research Center; Head of Toyota Autonomous Driving
Li Zhang
Vice President, Cloudwalk

14:35-15:25 Startup Demo (Group 1)


Panel Discussion: Investment Trends and Opportunities Entrepreneurs Are Exploring in the Era of New Media

Moderator: Rana Gujral, Entrepreneur, Investor, Executive; Columnist, TechCrunch & Forbes
Weihong Tang, Vice President, People's Daily Online
Scott Armanini, Angel Investor, Former Global Lead of Open Innovation, Accenture Ventures

Ping Lei, Chairwoman, Editor in Chief, National Business Daily
Niklas Karlsson
Senior Vice President, Oath; Vice President of Research and Chief Scientist, Aol Platforms Vivien Wang, Partner of International Tax and National Tax Leader of Chinese Services Group, Deloitte

16:15-17:15 Startup Demo (Group 2)

17:15-19:00 VIP Dinner Reception

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