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Royal Sonesta Boston Hotel

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The “2019 International Investment Summit: Bridging Massachusetts, Israel, and China” is a premier one-day conference that provides an opportunity for innovation-focused companies and investors from Massachusetts, Israel and China to meet, share, source investments and collaborate.

Massachusetts, its cities, and its industries all have long histories of innovation. International investors are becoming increasingly aware of the opportunity to support a new era on innovation in the Commonwealth. The 2019 International Investment Summit aims to bring together executives from more than 250 companies, financial institutions, and government agencies with the goal of helping investors recognize the opportunity to invest in Massachusetts companies and communities.

Hosts: Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment (MOITI); InTeahouse; New England Israel Business Council; MIT Sloan School of Management

Co-Sponsors (to date): M&T Bank; WuXi AppTec; China Merchants Bank; Cambridge Savings Bank; Banzan International

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8:00-8:55 Registration and light breakfast

9:00-9:05 Welcome by Dan Trajman, President and CEO, New England Israel Business Council; and Xin Liu, Founder, InTeahouse

9:05-9:10 Remarks from Timothy P. Wade, Market President of M&T Bank

9:10-9:25 Address by Charlie Baker, Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

9:25-9:40 Featured speaker from WuXi AppTec - Richard Soll, Head, Strategic Initiatives

9:40-9:50 Coffee/Networking Break

9:50-10:00 Gateway City Highlight - Dan Rivera, Mayor of Lawrence

10:00-10:40 Government Panel - “Spotlight: How Lowell is helping to Drive the Massachusetts Innovation Economy Forward” Panelists include - Peter Hirst, Senior Associate Dean, MIT Sloan School of Management (moderator); Eileen Donoghue, City Manager of Lowell, Massachusetts; Arlene Parquette, Associate Vice Chancellor, Industry Partnerships & Economic Development, UMass-Lowell; and Jonathan Proffitt, Vice-President, Global Workspace Solutions, Kronos.

10:40-11:20 Investors Panel and Q&A - “What are bankers, VCs, and investors looking for NOW” featuring senior executives from banks, financial institutions and VC firms. Tina Cassidy, Chief Marketing Officer at WGBH (moderator). Including Hyuk-Jeen Suh, Head of Samsung Ventures East Coast; Andrew Mao, Vice President and Director of Investment, China Merchants Bank; Gideon Argov, General Partner, New Era Capital Partners.

11:20-12:00 Executives Panel - “How they made it BIG in Massachusetts” featuring CEOs and senior executives from cybersecurity, digital healthcare, AI, robotics and other emerging technologies, discussing benefits of growing companies in Massachusetts. Lucia Maffei, Technology Reporter, Boston Business Journal (moderator). Including: Ofir Paldi, CEO and Founder of Shamaym; Ilan Naor, Founder and CEO, Quantum Discoveries; Christina Qi, Founding Partner at Domeyard LP; John Lu, President of Vcan Bio.

12:00-12:30 Closing Keynote speech "Fostering Global Cooperation Through Innovation" - Dean Kamen, Founder, FIRST and President, DEKA Research & Development Corporation

12:30-2:00 Lunch and Networking, Investor/Company one-on-one meetings

Charlie Baker, Governor of the State of Massachusetts

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Dean Kamen, Founder, FIRST and President, DEKA Research & Development Corporation

Richard M. Soll, Ph.D.

Richard Soll, Head of Strategic Initiatives, WuXi AppTec

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Chengyue Jiao, President of China Merchants Bank (NYC)

Gideon Argov, General Partner, New Era Capital Partners

Ofir Paldi, CEO and Founder of Shamaym

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Tina Cassidy, Chief Marketing Officer at WGBH

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Peter Hirst, Senior Associate Dean, MIT Sloan School of Management

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Lucia Maffei, Technology Reporter, Boston Business Journal


Those who have registered and have any questions should contact:

Angela Mah

Vice President, Global Business Development, InTeahouse, Inc.

angela.mah@inteahouse.com

508-904-4430

Dan Trajman

President & CEO, New England Israel Business Council (NEIBC)

dan.trajman@neibc.org

617-320-1862



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