Hosted by

ZGC Innovation Center, Zhongguancun Development Group

VIP Cocktail party

Dine and network with elites from across industries.

Future Experience Zone

Try out the latest cutting-edge products from our exhibitors, including VR/AR and robotics.

Company Exhibitions

Build your professional network with investors, executives, researchers, and startups.

Career Fair

Potential job opportunities for Everyone.

Keynote Speeches & Panel Discussions

Listen to our speakers share their expertise on AI, Investment, VR, Life Science, Internet, Autonomous Car, Entrepreneurship, and more.

ZGC-Silicon Valley Global Innovation & Future Technology Summit

Here at Silicon Valley, the technological center of the world, influential experts from all corners of innovation will gather at GIFTS to exchange ideas from different backgrounds, and to bridge the resources in U.S. and China to further advance global innovation.

INVITED SPEAKERS

We invited dozens of China's and America's top scientists, business leaders, and investors to GIFTS, where they will share in their insights about the connected roles of technology and business in progressing the world. Invited guest speakers include:

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Fei-Fei Li

Google Cloud

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Shoucheng Zhang

Stanford University

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Charles R. Jankowski Jr

CloudMinds Technology

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Jan Liphardt

Stanford University

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Zhenan Bao

Stanford University

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Xu Han

Jingchi Corp

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Yong Huang

H-LINE Investment Co., Ltd.

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Hao Cheng

Xunlei, iVision Ventures

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Jian Pei

Canada Research Chair

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Ren Wu

Novumind

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Yi Xiao

QYER

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Howie Xu

Enterprise software

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Erik Lassila

Peakview Capital

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Max Ventilla

AltSchool

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Miao Hong

Silicon Valley Future Capital

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Alexander Rosen

Ridge Ventures

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Brian Long

Atlantic Bridge Ventures

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Matt Murphy

Menlo Ventures

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Dongyan Wang

Midea Group

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Xinjian Zhou

BICI

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Botong Shi

TEEC Angel Fund

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Chris Dong

IDC

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William McCormick

uSens

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Vijay Krishnan

Revcontent

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Ram Menon

Avaamo

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Jeff Chu

WI Harper

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James A. Wells

UCSF

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Chuck Ng

PreAngel US fund

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Eric Ly

LinkedIn

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Bruce Ren

UBTECH Robotics

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Lu Zhang

Fusion Fund

Speaker list subject to change depending on updates from invitees.

AGENDA

Agenda subject to change depending on venue conditions

Check-in

30mins

Santa Clara Convention Center

Opening Remarks, Robot Show

10mins

Santa Clara Convention Center

Linquan Luo

Welcome Speech

15mins

Saloon C

Expert

Linquan Luo

Consul General, Consulate-General of the People's Republic of China in San Francisco

Wei Luo

Welcome Speech

5mins

Santa Clara Convention Center

Expert

Wei Luo

COO, ZGC Sillicon Valley Innovation Center

VIP Congratulations

10mins

Santa Clara Convention Center

Shoucheng Zhang

Kenote Speeches by Scientists and Industry Leaders

Science, Innovation and Investment

30mins

Santa Clara Convention Center

Intermediate

Shoucheng Zhang

Danhua Capital Founder, JG Jackson and CJ Wood Professor of Physics, Stanford University

Chris Dong

Kenote Speeches by Scientists and Industry Leaders

US-China Market, Innovation and Win-win

 

15mins

Santa Clara Convention Center

Expert

Chris Dong

IDC Global Research Director

Jian Pei

AI, When Future Is Now:AI and Data

20mins

Santa Clara Convention Center

Jian Pei

Canada Research Chair, ACM/IEEE Fellow

Howie Xu

AI, When Future Is Now:Refresh Your Investment Thesis With Data

20mins

Saloon B

Howie Xu

EIR, Greylock Partners

Vijay Krishnan

AI, When Future Is Now:AI and Its Utilization in Content Recommendation

20mins

Santa Clara Convention Center

Vijay Krishnan

SVP Data Science, Revcontent

Bruce Ren

AI, When Future Is Now:Step into Robotics World

10mins

Santa Clara Convention Center

Expert

Bruce Ren

CSO, UBTECH Robotics

Charles Jankowski

AI, When Future Is Now:A Vision for a Future with Cloud Robot

10mins

Santa Clara Convention Center

Expert

Charles Jankowski

Director of AI and Robotics Applications, CloudMinds

Lunch, Exhibition Hall, Future Experience Zone and Career Fair Open

 

50mins

Santa Clara Convention Center

Wei Luo

Announcement

2017 ZGC Sillicon Valley Innovation Eco-System White Paper

10mins

Santa Clara Convention Center

Wei Luo

COO, ZGC Sillicon Valley Innovation Center

Ren Wu

How the Smart Technologies Change Our Lives:AI Chip

AI Chip

20mins

Santa Clara Convention Center

Expert

Ren Wu

Founder and CEO, Novumind

Dongyan Wang

How the Smart Technologies Change Our Lives:Smart Home and Intelligent Manufacturing

Smart Home and Intelligent Manufacturing

20mins

Santa Clara Convention Center

Expert

Dongyan Wang

Vice President and AI Director, Midea Group

William McCormick

How the Smart Technologies Change Our Lives:The Driving Forces Behind Mobile and Augmented Reality

The Driving Forces Behind Mobile and Augmented Reality

15mins

Santa Clara Convention Center

Expert

William McCormick

US Head of Marketing & Communications, uSens

Xu Han

How the Smart Technologies Change Our Lives:Mobility as a Service – The Recent Progress in Autonomous Driving at JingChi

Mobility as a Service - The Recent Progress in Autonomous Driving at JingChi

15mins

Santa Clara Convention Center

Expert

Xu Han

CTO, Jingchi Corp

Hao Cheng

How the Smart Technologies Change Our Lives:AI Investment and Opportunity in China

AI Investment and Opportunity in China

20mins

Santa Clara Convention Center

Expert

Hao Cheng

Co-founder, Founding Partner of iVision Ventures , Xunlei

Max Ventilla

How the Smart Technologies Change Our Lives:Education toward the Future

Education toward the Future

20mins

Santa Clara Convention Center

Expert

Max Ventilla

Founder and CEO, AltSchool

Speeches and Panel Discussions:Invest In the Future

Erik Lassila, Managing Partner, Peakview Capital
Matt Murphy, Managing Director, Menlo Ventures
Brian Long, Managing Partner, Atlantic Bridge Ventures
Alexander Rosen, Managing Director, Ridge Ventures
Lu Zhang, Founding and Managing Partner, Fusion Fund

45mins

Santa Clara Convention Center

Expert

Speeches and Panel Discussions:The Legend of Entrepreneurship

 

Yong Huang, Chairman, H-LINE Investment Co., Ltd.
Miao Hong Ph.D., Founding Partner, Silicon Valley Future Capital
Botong Shi, Venture Partner, TEEC Angel Fund
Xinjian Zhou, Associate Dean, BICI

45mins

Santa Clara Convention Center

Expert

James A. Wells

Big Data and Biotechnology:Future of Biologics Science, Therapeutics and Human Health

20mins

Santa Clara Convention Center

Expert

James A. Wells

Ph.D., Member of National Academy of Science, Memeber of American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Professor and Director of the Small Molecule Discovery Center at UCSF

Zhenan Bao

Big Data and Biotechnology:Artifical Electronic Skin

30mins

Santa Clara Convention Center

Expert

Zhenan Bao

Ph.D., Member of National Academy of Engineering, K.K. Lee Professor in Chemical Engineering, Stanford University

Jan Liphardt

Big Data and Biotechnology: Future of Sensors, Data and Big Health

   

20mins

Santa Clara Convention Center

Expert

Jan Liphardt

Ph.D., Associate Professor of Bioengineering, Stanford University

Cross-Border Investment and Opportunities

Chuck Ng, Founding Partner, PreAngel US Fund
Jeffrey Chu, Partner, WI Harper
Ram Menon, Founder and CEO, Avaamo
Eric Ly, Co-founder and CTO, LinkedIn
 

30mins

Santa Clara Convention Center

Expert

VIP Dinner

90mins

ZGC-Silicon Valley Global Innovation & Future Technology Summit Agenda PDF Download

Sponsored by Beijing, GIFTS will be the first time the Chinese government is represented in Silicon Valley, marking a new era of collaboration between U.S. and Chinese technology.  See the GIFTS brochure to learn more about this landmark event.

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Media outlets from the U.S. and China

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Founders and top executives of Fortune 500 companies

1300

Distinguished guests from around the world

5000

Total attendees

TICKETS

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VENUE

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Santa Clara Convention Center

5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA 95054

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