Global AI Tech Summit

 

June 29th 2018
 
The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, California

We hosted the first US-China AI Tech Summit in Silicon Valley on June 29th, 2018.  This exclusive gathering was co-hosted by The Al Alliance in Silicon Valley, The Future Society and The AI Industry Alliance (AIIA), the most prominent AI association in China and the host of AI Forum in the Wuzhen Summit.  

 

This elite gathering initiated an open dialogue between US and Chinese tech leaders on the major challenges ahead with the acceleration of AI adoption across various industries.  The summit will catalyze a subsequent series of industry forums, working groups, and other collaborations.  Summit attendees had a unique opportunity to connect with top AI experts and tech leaders, learn more about the global AI landscape and join the dialogue on the future of AI governance.

 

The summit was covered by Bloomberg,  WSJ, Xinhua news and other global media. 

 

Speakers

Steve Wozniak

Co-Founder & Fellow

Apple

Kay Firth-Butterfield

Head, AI and Machine Learning World Economic Forum

Marcus Brauchli
Founder, Northbase Media
Former Executive Editor at The Washington Post

Roy Bahat

Head of Bloomberg Beta

Helen Liang, PhD

Managing Partner

FoundersX Ventures

Co-President, The AI Alliance

Cyrus Hodes

Partner, FoundersX Ventures,

Director of The AI Initiative of The Future Society

Derek Zu

Strategy & Products

Baidu USA

Katherine Chou

Head of Product, AI in Health 

Google 

Sameer Gulati
COO, Lending Club

Mike Philips

Associate General Counsel

Microsoft

Julie Choi
Head of AI Marketing
Intel

Simon Chan

Sr. Director, Einstein Platform

Salesforce

Paolo Sironi

FinTech Thought Leader

IBM Watson Financial Service

Arnaud Thiercelin

Head of US R&D
DJI

Baogang Yao
CTO

SF Express

Maarten Sierhuis, PhD
Chief Technology Director, Silicon Valley, Nissan Research

Othman Laraki,
Co-Founder & CEO
Color Genomics

Howie Xu
Founder & CEO
TrustPath

Terry Song
Managing Director

JD Capital

Jason Costa
Venture Partner
GGV Capital

Vance Wagner
Director China at Energy Foundation

Nan Zhou

Investment Director

 Baidu Changcheng Fund

JinA Bae

Head of Corporate Venture

Hanwha Asset Management

Feng Cao
Technologist

China AI Industry Alliance

Bill Reichert

Partner, FoundersX Ventures

Managing Partner, Garage Technology Ventures

Anis Uzzaman

General Partner

Fenox Venture Capital

Robert Silvers
Partner, Paul Hastings
Former Asst. Sec. for Cybersecurity at DHS

Nicolas Economou
CEO, H5
IEEE Committee Co-Chair

Anil Gupta

Michael Dingman Chair in Strategy, Globalization, & Entrepreneurship

University of Maryland

Charlotee Stanton
Silicon Valley Director,
The Carnegie Endowment

David Monsma
Executive Director,
The Aspen Institute

Tess Posner
CEO
AI4ALL

Nicole Shanahan

Founder & CEO

ClearAccessIP

Qirong Ho

CTO

Petuum

Joy Tang

Founder & CEO Markable.AI

Ali Kashani, Ph.D.

Head of Postmates X

Victor Wang, Ph.D.

Managing Partner

CEG Ventures

Luchang Zheng

Founding Partner

Blockchain Hero

Mihail Pivtoraiko
Founder & CEO
Aptonomy

Tao Wang

Investment Director

SAIC Capital

Greg Cross

Chief Business Officer

Soul Machines

Liran Rosenfeld
Founder & CEO
PassRight

Nikjil Jain
Founder & CEO
Oben.AI

Chris Edvemon

Partner

Sinovation Ventures

Bindu Reddy

General Manager - Deep Learning and AI

Amazon AWS

Bert Kaufman
Head of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs
ZOOX

Jia Gu
Researcher

Legal Intelligence in China

Arye Barnehama
CEO

Elementary Robotics

Antonio Regalado
Senior Editor for Biomed

MIT Tech Review

Alexandra Suich Bass
US Technology Editor
The Economist

Lin Shi
Technologist

China AI Industry Alliance

Mingjun Sun
Team Lead
China AI Industry Alliance

Michl Binderbauer
Co-founder & CTO

 TAE Technologies

Lee Tiedrich
AI Initiative Co-Chair
Covington & Burling

Ali Zaidi
Of Counsel

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Dekai Wu, PhD
Professor
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

 

Full-Day Agenda

 

7:30AM: Breakfast

8:15AM: Opening Remarks 

 

8:25AM: Fireside Chat with Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak

9:15AM: PANEL 1: Future Mobility 

Panelists from Baidu, ZOOX, SAIC Capital, Nissan, GGV Capital, Energy Foundation

As China and the US accelerate towards fully autonomous mobility infrastructure, what must policymakers and executives do to encourage safe adoption and positive impact?   

 

10:25AM: PANEL 2: AI in Healthcare

Panelists from Google, Baidu, Color Genomics, Petuum, Oben.ai, Fosun Capital

How can AI unlock new treatments options and medical innovations to address the growing need for efficient and effective care?

 

11:20AM: PANEL 3: Robotics and Drones 

Panelists from DJI, Postmates, Sinovation Ventures, Aptonomy, CEG Ventures

As robotics and drones enter into our life, what are the major challenges ahead? How can we ensure the fast-evolving industries will develop with the right guidance to mitigate potential risks? 

12:15PM: Lunch | VIP Lunch for Keynote/Panelists

1:20PM: China AIIA Keynote 

 

1:40AM: Fireside Chat with Roy Bahat (Bloomberg Beta) & Kay Firth-Butterfield (World Economic Forum)

2:05PM: PANEL 4: AI for Good 

Panelists from AI4LL, World Economic Forum, The Future Society, Carnegie Endowment, The Aspen Institute, TAE Technologies  

The world is facing big challenges, and AI may offer big solutions. How can the US and China work together to maximize technology’s positive impact on issues like Climate Change and resource scarcity while mitigating the potential risks? 
 

3:10PM: PANEL 5: AI in FinTech

Panelists from IBM Watson, Lending Club,  Hanwha Group, Blockchain Hero

AI is disrupting the financial sector. How can tech executives work with policymakers stay out of the way of positive innovations while protecting increasingly fragile global financial markets?

4:00PM: PANEL 6: AI in the Law 

Panelists from Microsoft, H5, ClearAccessIP,  Covington & Burling , Paul Hastings

As artificial intelligence becomes increasingly sophisticated, legal applications are widening--as are the potential benefits and risks to society. How can AI improve access to justice and ensure fairer, faster, more cost-effective system-wide outcomes, while mitigating risks to our values such as transparency, freedom from bias, dignity, privacy and liberty?

4:50PM: PANEL 7: AI for Enterprise  

Panelists from Amazon, Intel, Salesforce, JD Capital, Soul Machines, Markable, Trustpath, Fenox Capital

An in-depth look at how AI is shaping the future of enterprise world, from customer service, sales and marketing, process management, to business analytics and data privacy.

 

5:50PM: Closing remarks from The AI Alliance Co-Presidents  

6:00PM: Cocktail/Networking Hour 

6:30PM: Dinner | VIP Dinner for Keynote/Panelists 

7:30PM: Networking on the Grounds

Attendees 

Summit Pass

General Pass
 
Regular $1,500
Early Bird $395

 

Admission to summit including: all keynote and panel sessions, general breakfast, lunch, dinner, reception, and after party

VIP Pass
 
Regular $10,000
Early Bird $2,950

Admission to general event ; 

Access to summit speakers in VIP lunch and dinners; 

Access to VIP meeting area; media exposure;

Logos on conference website and program brochure; 

First access to 2019 Summit Tickets and panel opportunities; 

Preferred consideration for the AI Forum in 2018 Wuzhen Summit (World Internet Conference)

 

Sponsorships

Platinum Sponsor
$200,000

 

Package includes: 10 general admission / 5 VIP Passes

  • Private meeting with event organizers and select keynote speakers/panelists

  • Two presenting opportunities for panel discussions (not including keynotes)

  • Logo for an on-stage banner; Logo listed as Steering Committee Member on all printed sponsor materials, and conference website

  • Half-page ad in conference program

  • Acknowledgment of support from the podium

  • Dedicated signage during private keynote/panelists events

  • Branded private meeting space during the conference

  • Product demo space allocated for breakfast/lunch networking breakout

  • All other Preferred Partner Access privileges

Gold Sponsor
$150,000

 

Package includes: 5 general admission / 3 VIP Passes​

  • One presenting opportunities for panel discussions (not including keynotes)

  • Logo for an on-stage banner; Logo listed as Steering Committee Member on all printed sponsor materials, and conference website

  • Half-page ad in conference program

  • Acknowledgment of support from the podium

  • Dedicated signage during private keynote/panelists events

  • Branded private meeting space during the conference

  • Product demo space allocated for breakfast/lunch networking breakout

  • All other Preferred Partner Access privileges

Silver Sponsor
$100,000

Package includes: 3 general admission / 2 VIP Passes

  • Logo for an on-stage banner; Logo listed as Steering Committee Member on all printed sponsor materials, and conference website

  • Half-page ad in conference program

  • Acknowledgment of support from the podium

  • Dedicated signage during private keynote/panelists events

  • Branded private meeting space during the conference

  • Product demo space allocated for breakfast/lunch networking breakout

  • All other Preferred Partner Access privileges

Media Partners

 
 
 

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