US China Innovation and Investment Summit (UCIS 2017)

Agenda

InnoSTARS Competition Preliminary Stage

Monday, May 15th 2017
7:30 - 8:50     Check-in (Light breakfast provided)
8:30 - 8:50     Judge Briefing
9:00 - 9:05     Introduction of InnoSTARS Competition and the Preliminary Stage
9:05 - 9:15     Guest Speaker
9:15 - 9:20     Update on Semi-finals
          Pitch Format: 8-minute pitch + 5-minute Q&A
9:30 - 17:00   Industry: Healthcare and Biotechnology
9:30 - 9:35     Introduction
9:35 - 12:00     Pitches
12:00 - 13:00     Lunch
13:00 - 13:40     Panel: Healthcare and Biotechnology: Chinese Investors Share Their Experiences and Demands
13:40 - 14:10     Break
14:10 - 17:00     Pitches
9:20 - 12:00   Industry: Advanced Manufacturing and New Materials
9:30 - 9:35     Introduction
9:35 - 12:00     Pitches
12:00 - 13:00     Lunch
9:20 - 17:00   Industry: Renewable Energy and Clean Tech
9:30 - 9:35     Introduction
9:35 - 12:00     Pitches
12:00 - 13:00     Lunch
13:00 - 13:40     Panel: Renewable Energy and Clean Tech: Cogent and Concise Summary of Activity and Prospects Across the Industry
13:40 - 14:10     Break
14:10 - 17:00     Pitches
9:20 - 17:00   Industry: Information and Communication Technology
9:30 - 9:35     Introduction by MC
9:35 - 12:00     Pitches
12:00 - 13:00     Lunch
13:00 - 13:40     Panel: Chinese Investors Share Their Investment Experience and Needs in ICT
13:40 - 14:10     Break
14:10 - 17:00     Pitches
18:25 - 18:30   Announcement teams for the InnoSTARS Panel next day
18:30 - 19:30    Welcome Reception Sponsored by 1898 Club

 

2017 US China Innovation and Investment Summit

Tuesday, May 16th 2017
7:30 - 8:30     Check-in (Light breakfast provided)
         Plenary Session
          Session Host: Bernard Harris, President, US China Innovation Alliance
8:40 - 9:05    Welcome Remarks
          Pete Olson, Congressman, Representing the 22nd District of Texas
          Qiangmin Li, Consul General, Consulate General of People's Republic of China in Houston
          Session Host: Walter Ulrich, Advisory Member, US China Innovation Alliance
9:05 - 9:15     Keynote Speech: The Innovation Landscape of Houston
          Jon Nordby, VP of Talent and Innovation, Greater Houston Partnership
9:15 - 9:20     Sylvester Turner, Mayor, Houston City, Texas
9:20 - 10:10    Panel Discussion: Trending Investment Needs of Large Chinese Companies in American High-Tech and Innovation
          Moderator: Steve Papermaster, Executive Chairman and Co-CEO, Nano Global
          Panelists:
          Xie Tao, General Manager of Global R&D Centers Operations, Hai'er
          Richard Gan, CEO, Hanmei China
          Shaolin Li, CEO, CNPC-USA
          Bin(Robert) Hu, General Manager, Infinity Group
          Yongsong Xu, General Manager of US Division, Sunny Optical Technology (Group) Company Ltd.
10:10 - 10:25    Keynote Speech: A Bridge Linking Global Innovation to Jiangsu Industries
          Qing Liu, Executive President, Jiangsu Industrial Technology Research Institute
10:25   10:55     Networking Break
10:55 - 11:25    Panel Discussion: Best Practices in Cross-border Investment from China to the US
          Moderator: Seth Williams, Head of Asian Capital Markets, Aimbridge Hospitality
          Panelists:
          Wilson Chu, Partner, McDermott Will and Emery
          Evan Betzer, Principal, Stoneworth Financial
          Henry Lam, First Vice President , East West Bank
          Session Host: Lori Vetters, CEO, Houston Technology Center
11:25 - 12:10    InnoSTARS Preliminary Stage Winners Panel Discussion and Pitches
          Moderator: Dr. Huang Xu, General Manager of Industry Development Group, China Fortune Land Development
12:10 - 13:00     Box Lunch
13:00 - 15:40    Breakout Session 1: The Role of Chinese Investors in Technology Commercialization
13:00 - 13:10     Session Host: UCIA & ITTN
          Welcome Remarks: Ning Chen, Executive Chairman, International Technology Transfer Network (ITTN)
13:00 - 14:50    Breakout Session 2: Petroleum & Chemical Technologies
13:00 - 13:10 PM   Session Hosts: Chinese Association of Professionals in Science and Technology (CAPST), The Houston Chapter of China General Chamber of Commerce - U.S.A
13:00 - 14:45    Breakout Session 3: Renewable Energy and Environmental Remediation
13:00 - 13:05     Session Host: The National Center For Sustainable Development
13:00 - 14:55    Breakout Session 4: Water and Wastewater Technology
13:00 - 13:10     Session Host: Mandarin Environmental, AccelerateH2O
15:00 - 15:55    Breakout Session 5: Advanced Manufacturing and New Materials
15:00 - 15:05     Session Host: Houston Technology Center (HTC)
13:00 - 16:20    Breakout Session 6: Advancing Healthcare in the US and China
          Session Host: Life Science Nation (LSN), Fannin Innovation Studio
15:00 - 18:00    Exhibition
15:30 - 18:00    B2B Matchmaking
18:30 - 21:00    Banquet

 

Satellite Events (Chinese Delegates Only)

Tuesday, May 17th 2017
         Visit: Houston Technology Center
9:00 - 10:00     Welcome remarks and introduction presentation of HTC
10:00 - 10:30     Tour
         Visit: Houston Methodist Research Institute
11:00 - 12:00     Tour
12:00 - 13:00     Presentation of Houston Methodist Research Institute
         Visit: TMCx
13:30 - 14:00     Tour of the TMCx facility
14:00 - 14:10     Opening remarks (by TMC leadership and UCIA leadership)
14:10 - 14:20     Brief introduction of the special guests from China
14:20 - 15:50     Company pitches (TMCx and JLAB companies)
15:50 - 16:30     Reception and networking
           

Note: Shuttle leaves at 8:20 am from Omni Hotel 

 

 

Mountain View, CA (Separate registration from UCIS)

Friday, May 19th 2017

   8:00 - 12:00 Visits to Stanford University and Plug & Play Tech Center
13:00 - 13:30 Registration and Reception
13:30 - 13:45 Welcome Speech
13:45 – 14:00 Keynote Speech
14:00 – 16:40 2017 InnoSTARS Competition Silicon Valley Division Projects Demo
16:40 – 17:10 Panel Discussion on Sino-U.S. Investment Trend
17:10 – 17:25 Award Ceremony
17:25 – 18:00 Professional Business Connection Services

 

 

 

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Registration
closed since 17 Dec 2017
Schedule
Registration 1 Nov – 17 Dec
Meeting Selection 1 Mar – 17 Dec
Event 15 May – 19 Dec
Details
Language English/Chinese
Venue Riverway 4
Houston, United States
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 218
Meetings 141
Participants
Albania 1
Canada 2
China 92
United States 226
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