2016 Silicon Valley Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (SVIEF) to Explore the Landscape of Innovation in U.S. and China

    SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The largest conference that fosters innovation and business partnership between China and the U.S. in Silicon Valley is knocking at your door! With a history of more than five years' success, Silicon Valley Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (SVIEF) again will be held on September 30th to October 1st at Santa Clara Convention Center. Epic speakers, experienced VC and emerging start-ups from across the globe will flood into SVIEF 2016 to exchange ideas that will shape the future of innovation.

    SVIEF aims to provide a "one-of-a-kind" conference that will explore the latest trends in IoT, robotics, connected vehicles, AI, health tech, cyber security, innovative education, investment and acquisition, VR/AR, cloud computing, big data, fintech and new media, etc.

    SVIEF features customized summits with industry experts and thought leaders. Among these summits, U.S.-China New Media Summit is co-hosted by SVIEF and People.cn and will dive deeply into the topic of media transformation in the era of Web 3.0.

    • Global Leaders Innovation Dialogue
    • U.S.-China Smart Future Summit
    • U.S-China Cyber Security Summit
    • U.S-China Education Innovation Summit
    • Silicon Valley Investment Summit
    • U.S.-China Future Emerging Technology Summit
    • U.S.-China New Media Summit

    This year's conference promises a number of highlights. Judy Chu, Congressmember of United States is the Honorary Chairwoman of SVIEF 2016. Ira Ehrenpreis, Founder & Managing Partner of DBL Partners is the Honorary Chairman of SVIEF 2016. Shoucheng Zhang, Founding chairman of Danhua Capital serves as the Chairman of SVIEF 2016. In addition, Steven Chu, 12th U.S. Secretary of Energy, Fanhua Deng, Deputy Consul General of People's Republic of China in San Francisco, KaiFu Lee, Chairman & CEO of Innovation Works, Hongjiang Zhang, Chief executive officer of Kingsoft, Bill Gross, Founder of Idealab, Yasheng Huang, Associate dean of MIT Sloan School of Management, Jun Wang, CEO of Beijing Development Orient, Diomedes Kastanis, CTO of Business Unit Support Systems at Ericsson, Yincang Wei, Chairman of Board of Zhuhai Yinlong Energy Co. Ltd., Ping Wu, Co-founder of Summitview Capital, Goodwell, Chief Security Officer of Wi-Fi Master Key-by wifi.com, Ken Schneider, Vice President & Fellow of Symantec, Ken Elefant, Managing Director of Intel Capital, Charles Fan, Chief Technology Officer of Cheetah Mobile, Hans Tung, Managing Partner of GGV Capital, Michael Tsang, GM of Alibaba Cloud, Americas, Erica Huang, CEO of TechCode Accelerator, Yi Cui, Professor of Stanford University, Bright Zeng, President of Shenzhen Zhong Xing CredEx Finance Technology Co., Ltd, Jun Wu, Founding Partner of Amino Capital, Hong Shi, Founding Partner of Redstone Capital, Langtao Hu, Founding Partner of SUVC, Eric Gundersen, CEO of Mapbox, Jeff Yee, Vice President, Technology Planning and Partnerships ZTE USA and over a hundred global innovation leaders will attend SVIEF 2016. They will share their insights and vision.

    Running alongside the summits are the SVIEF Expo and the 6th SVIEF Startup Contest & Techcode Global Entrepreneurship Forum. Around 150 high-tech exhibitors will showcase the latest in tech innovation and 15 finalists of SVIEF Startup Contest will pitch to win SVIEF Star Award. In total, SVIEF 2016 will bring together around 200 investors and an expected 10,000 attendees.

    SVIEF 2016 is hosted by UCTIA, organized by SVIEF Business Club and co-hosted by Zhongguancun Science Park and Zhongguancun Inno Way. The Annual sponsor of SVIEF 2016 is Cheetah Mobile and the Diamond Sponsor of SVIEF 2016 are TechCode and Shenzhen Zhongxing CredEx Finance Technology Co., Ltd.

    For additional information on SVIEF 2016, click here to view the speakers' list and agenda. Media interested in cover SVIEF 2016, register here for media passes.

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    About SVIEF

    Silicon Valley Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (SVIEF) is an international conference designed to foster innovation and promote business partnerships connecting U.S. and Asia-Pacific region. It is a leading venue in high-tech industry field, gathering multi-tech and business professionals, as well as providing a platform for the exchange of talent, technology and capital.

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