2013 Silicon Valley Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum



  • 2013 SVIEF Keynote Speakers


    Al Gore
    45th Vice President 
    of the United States

    Steve Wozniak
    Co-founder, Apple Computer, Inc. 
    Chief Scientist, Fusion-io

    Other Speakers:


    2013 SVIEF Registration

    SVIEF: http://www.svief.org/
    SVIEF Registration: http://www.svief.org/2013/english/Registration.php 
    2013 Start-up Contest Application: http://www.svief.org/yzsz/register.php

    Discount Codes for the SVForum Community!

    • 80 discount tickets of all type of 25% off. Use code: SVIEF-SVFORUM.
    • 20 discount general pass of only $90. Use code: SVIEF-SVFORUM1  
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    2013 SVIEF


    Silicon Valley Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum(SVIEF) is a one day conference designed to foster innovation and promote business partnerships between the U.S. and China. It’s currently the most influential forum in Silicon Valley connecting the U.S. and China. This year’s theme is: 

    " Explore the Future of Innovation "


    This year's highlights will include:

    • Opening Keynote Speech 
    Al Gore, US 45th Vice President, shares his vision in high-tech industry and innovative entrepreneurship.

    • IT Leadership Dialogue 
    Steve Wozniak, Co-founder of Apple, Inc., forecasts and discusses the industry trends with other IT leaders.

    • SVIEF Start-up Contest 
    Top 10 innovative projects demo with on-site judge pitch 
    2013 Startup Contest Application: http://www.svief.org/yzsz/register.php

    • 10+ sessions of forum, panel discussion, round table meeting etc. covering diverse hot topics 
    Current hot topics on high-tech sector (including cloud computing, big data, smart city, new energy, medical IT, etc.) 

    • U.S-China VC Investment Forum
    Famous venture capitalists from both U.S and China, discussing high-tech investment hotspots and trends.

    • One to One VC Meeting
    Provide investment and financial services to help small business with financial needs, and to promote businesses with mature conditions or bright market outlooks.

    • One to One Business Matchmaking
    Arrange private meetings between companies for potential partnership

    • Women In Innovation Forum
    Forum of top world famous women leaders from different industries

    • US-China Night Banquet 
    300+ honored guests and high end professionals from China and US 

     Mainstream media coverage from both US and China 

    • 100 + Companies from both China and US for business matchmaking
    • 200+ Top high tech industry leaders
    • 2000 + Local high tech industry professionals and Engineers in attendance
    • 5000+ Expo participants for career fair, project roadshow, company product display, etc.


    SVForum members: Use code SVIEF-SVFORUM to get 20% off admission!


    2013 Silicon Valley Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum Agenda 
    Theme: Share the Future of Innovation
    Nov. 2nd, 2013        Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, USA

    This is a provisional version. Actual agenda may be changed according to on-site condition. (Download Agenda)

    Morning Session

    08:00am –09:00am 


    Main Venue

    09:00am –09:30am

    Opening Ceremony 

    09:30am –10:30am

    Opening Keynote Speech
    Al Gore, 45th Vice President of the United States

    10:30am – 11:00am 

    Keynote Speech: Industry leader

    11:00am – 12:00pm

    IT Leadership Dialogue:
    Steve Wozniak, Co-founder of Apple, Inc.

    Exhibition Hall

    09:00am – 05:00pm

    SVIEF Expo:

    • Professional Job Fair
    • Innovation Projects Roadshow
    • High-tech Company Products Display



    Afternoon Session

    Main Venue

    01:00pm – 01:40pm

    Keynote Speech: Famous angel investor 

    01:40pm – 03:40pm

    SVIEF Start-up Contest Top 10 Project Demo

    03:50pm – 04:50pm

    US-China VC Investment Forum

    04:50pm – 05:50pm 

    Panel Discussion: Cloud Computing and Big Data - Innovation on the Cloud 

    Key Topics :

    • Discuss the best solution of cloud computer for Small    and Medium Business
    • How to solve the security issues for cloud computing
    • How to transform a traditional data center to a cloud    computing environment
    • Business opportunities of Cloud Computing and Big    data between China and US


    05:50pm – 06:00pm

    SVIEF Start-up Contest Award Ceremony 

    Business Room

    02:00pm – 04:00pm

    One-on-One Business Matchmaking

    04:00pm – 05:30pm 

    One-on-One VC Meeting

    Roundtable Meeting Room A

    03:30pm – 04:30pm 

    Medical IT: Surfing the Health Information Technology Revolution

    Key Topics :

    • Current and future trend of health information    technology
    • How the daily life of healthcare professionals are    affected by new technologies
    • How healthcare providers can promote patient    engagements and improve service satisfactions
    • How to promote the cooperation among service    providers across the Pacific


    Roundtable Meeting Room B

    03:30pm – 04:30pm 

    New Energy: Connect, Corporate, and Beyond

    Key Topics :

    • Energy storage: Innovative technologies and    application
    • Advanced grid connect integration systems 
    • Renewables: Turning Green cities into Growth cities 
    • Emerging trends: Tools and standards for driving down    the cost of capitalizing solar as an asset 
    • Natural gas VS Renewable energy
    • Opportunities between US and China


    Roundtable Meeting Room C

    04:30pm – 05:30pm 

    Environmental Sustainability: New Market with Nature 

    Key Topics:

    • How to lead and support programs that minimize the    collective impact on the environment?
    • How to carry on business practices, operations and    projects that improve environmental, economic and    social outcomes?
    • How can U.S. and China cooperate with new business    opportunities in this field?


    Roundtable Meeting Room D

    04:30pm – 05:30pm 

    Information and Web Security: Wall and Boundary

    Key Topics:

    • Delegation of authority to employees
    • Solutions of information disclosure and leaking
    • Key technical points on designing information security    solutions
    • Forecast industry trends


    Roundtable Meeting Room E

    04:30pm – 05:30pm 

    Expand Company Market in US

    Key Topics:

    • Open business in US, or operate a branch office in    Silicon Valley
    • US company tax issue and oversea assets statement
    • Investment hotspot and opportunities in US


    Exhibition Hall

    09:00am – 05:00pm

    SVIEF Expo

    • Professional Job Fair
    • Innovation Projects Roadshow
    • High-tech Company Products Display



    Evening Banquet


    06:00pm – 07:00pm


    07:00pm – 07:45pm

    US-China Night Banquet

    07:45pm – 08:45pm

    Women in Innovation Forum

    Key Topics:

    • Successful women politicians and entrepreneurs to    share life experiences
    • Advantages and trends of career women in the 
         high-tech industry
    • Self-Development of leadership and innovative skills of    woman entrepreneurs 
    • Chances and challenges of women entrepreneurs


    08:45pm – 09:00pm

    SVIEF Innovation Award Ceremony

    09:00pm – 10:00pm

    Networking and Entertainment Show

    SVIEF Registration: 

    2013 Start-up Contest Application: 

    SVForum members: Use code SVIEF-SVFORUM to get 20% off admission!