2017 Sessions Overview
Qiao Meng Yuan Career Fair
Qiao Meng Yuan (QMY) High-Tech Development Zone is a startup hub created by the Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council and its’ local governments for overseas Chinese entrepreneurs. This year, there will be total 75 investors, developers, entrepreneurs, and governors from 12 hubs to attend 2017 Seattle Biz-Tech Summit and promote the business exchanges, technology collaboration, project investment and global innovation between the United States and China.
Cloud in Practice
latest cloud computing trends, with a focus on infrastructure-as-a-service. In 2017, we see several new themes emerging: a narrowing race among public cloud providers, decrease in private cloud adoption, a renewed focus on enterprises on optimizing cloud costs, and strong growth in Docker. In this session, we will invite executives from Huawei, Microsoft, Amazon, Alibaba to share their industry insight of cloud computing.
Intelligent Mobility and Cloud Networks
Artificial Intelligence is undoubtedly the hottest topic in technology community today. The mobile and cloud network industry are also embracing the revolution from networks, services, and devices, for both enterprise and consumer products, by leveraging the vast volume of network logs, user base, and big data. In this session, veterans from the industry will discuss how AI is shaping their world with enabling technologies, as well as challenges and business opportunities.
AI in Practice
The world is converging towards cities, fast and for the long term. In a digitized era, cities themselves are constantly evolving, calling for new ways for cities to function ever more efficiently. Recent advances in AI and data-driven approaches in general provided us with a new prism through which we can reformulate and better solve some of the grandest challenges in city management – traffic flow control, crowd monitoring and prediction, public security, city planning, utilities distribution, etc. In this session, we will invite several domain experts to share their experiences and thoughts.
Angel Investment and Innovation
Topics focus on solutions to solve for key “pain points” that our Chinese immigrants face including: How do I increase my family asset value while control risks, by diversification and active participation; Finding the right support/channels to fit your investment strategy and goals; Creating a sustainable plan to support your alternative / entrepreneurial investing; Helping your US portfolio companies by introducing them to potential strategic partners in China; Tracking and managing receipt of consistent updates/communications from portfolio companies; Managing their overall portfolio of investments dashboard.
Technology & Innovation in Healthcare
AI is completely reshaping life sciences, medicine, and healthcare as an industry. Deep learning solutions are at the heart of this revolution, they’re enabling a new era of biomedical advancements – from real-time pathology assessment to point-of-care interventions to predictive analytics for clinical decision-making. Learn more about how AI-driven healthcare is taking center stage.
Cross-border M & A Law and Practice in China and America
The world’s economy is more interconnected than ever. In both China and the US, prosperity of the technology startup industry vitally hinges upon the free flowing of top talent and mature capital across the Pacific. A skillful investor needs to comprehend and leverage the intricacies of the distinctive law and regulatory provisions and processes in these two countries in order to navigate the complicated landscape of foreign investment. In this session, several experts specialized in this subject will talk about their successful experience in dealing with foreign investment laws.
Doing Business in Seattle
The business atmosphere in Washington state is best described as young and healthy, and small businesses are integral to the economic fabric of the city as an important source of jobs and vital contributors to Seattle’s unique identity. This session aims to support business in Seattle, and make your business grow and remain competitive. We will help you understand the labor laws, Business opportunities with Port of Seattle and SR 520 Bridge Program & Technology at SeaTac Airport.