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SYNC 2016 San Francisco:
The Beyond

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SYNC 2016

The Beyond

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Agenda

(Event starts at 10:00)

10:00-10:10

 Opening Remarks

 Thomas Luo, CEO of PingWest

10:10-10:40

Keynote:New Energy in Space

Jonathan Trent, Lead Scientist OMEGA Project at NASA

10:40-11:00

Keynote:New Era of Computer Vision

Remi El-Ouazzane, CEO of Movidius (computer vision co. recently acquired by Intel)

11:00-11:20

Keynote:Everyday Life Powered by Deep Learning

Adam Coates, Director at Baidu Silicon Valley AI Lab.

11:20-11:50

 Fireside Chat:Self-driving Car Technology in China and U.S.

George Hotz, CEO at Comma.ai

Moderator:Amy Gu, Partner at Hemi Ventures

11:50-12:10

Keynote:Transform Transportation

Peter Pyun, Principle Solutions Architect Autonomous Driving, NVIDIA

12:10-12:20

Startup Showcase: Audacy

12:20-13:20

LUNCH BREAK

13:20-13:50

Keynote:Stories of Rotten Tomatoes

Patrick Lee, Co-founder of Rotten Tomatoes

13:50-14:20

Fireside Chat:Powered by Crowdfunding

David Mandelbrot, CEO of Indiegogo

Moderator: Thomas Luo, CEO of PingWest

14:20-14:50

Fireside Chat:cross-border online education 

Kat Mañalac, Partner at Y Combinator

Sameer Shariff, CEO of Cambly

CHINA 3.0

14:50-15:20

Fireside Chat:Innovation Ecosystems: Bridging the Gap between China & Silicon Valley

Duncan Logan, CEO of RocketSpace

Lilly Huang, Senior Director of Silicon Valley Bank

15:20-15:40

Keynote:Data mining in China

William Plummer, Chief Strategy Officer of TalkingData

15:40-16:10

Panel:Big Data and Cloud Computing

William Plummer, Chief Strategy Officer of TalkingData

K.V. Rao, Founder and CEO of Aviso  

Dharmesh Thakker, General Partner at Battery Ventures

Moderator: Rana Gujral, Writer at TechCrunch & Forbes

16:10-16:30

Fireside Chat:Top Smart Money VC Investing in Cross-Border Business

Hans Tung, Managing Partner at GGV Capital

Moderator: Rebecca Fannin, Founder of Silicon Dragon / Contributor to Forbes

16:30-17:00

Panel:Investment Opportunities Beyond Border

Rui Ma, Partner at 500 Startups

Ren Du, Managing Director at Heuristic Capita

David Cao, Founder and Partner of F50  

Moderator:  Allen Hsu, Head of Investment at InnoSpring

17:00-17:30

Fireside chat:

Mikkel Svane, founder & CEO of Zendesk

Moderator: Darlene Bryant, Executive Director of ChinaSF

17:30-18:00

Networking

Previous Events

PingWest has hosted its brand events “SYNC” in SF, Beijing, Hong Kong, Taipei, Ho Chi Minh City, Bali and London
2015

Journey to the East

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Smart Hardware Innovation

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2014

SEXY & unSEXY Innovation / CHINA TOWARDS

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Wonderland

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Small but Diversified

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2013

Wisdom of Creators

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About Us

PingWest has hosted its brand events “SYNC” in SF, Beijing, Hong Kong, Taipei, Ho Chi Minh City, Bali and London, provoking ideas and opinions from top-tier change makers and innovators from all around the world.

It’s 4th times in SF already, making SYNC one of the most influential tech events in the Bay Area, enjoyed by the most outstanding entrepreneurs, investors and business leaders. This year, we will be bringing you SYNC 2016: The Beyond, along with our favorite cutting-edge products and crazy ideas.

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