Event Sessions

Opening Ceremony and Plenary Sessions

The opening ceremony will extend invitations to the Mayor of the City of Houston, distinguished officials from the Texas Governor’s Office, Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Houston, China Science and Technology Exchange Center and other influential figures involved in innovation in the U.S. to present the opening remarks. Moreover, investors that are experienced in U.S.-China Innovation and high technology will also contributed in the U.S.-China cross border cooperation and investment conferences.

US-China Innovation Investment Forum

A round-table discussion with a focus on how incubators, accelerators, and investors can work together to help Chinese investors find suitable investment opportunities and how best to help U.S.-based technology companies identify the right investors or partners in order to successfully enter the Chinese market, explore the coordination network and the working strategies, establish the foundation of future work of U.S.-China cooperation on innovation and investments.

US-China International Medical Investment and Collaboration Forum

This forum aims to establish a bridge between Chinese and U.S. medical institutions and to promote the depth of medical collaborations between the two countries. Various stakeholders including Chinese organizations and leadership from leading U.S. medical institutions who have been actively working on these opportunities will share their perspectives at this forum.

US-China Innovation and Investment – Projects Promotion

UCIS will invite companies and organizations that desire to connect with partners and investors across US and China to showcase their project, company, or organization in this special breakout session.

Medical Device Innovation and Partnering Forum

This forum will help medical device companies who are seeking Chinese market entry or additional investment sources to meet Chinese investors and explore potential opportunities. Areas of focus include in vitro diagnostics (IVD), cardiovascular, and surgical devices, medical imaging, dialysis and more. Attendees will have the opportunity to arrange pre-matched meetings with forum attendees during the two-day US China Innovation and Investment Summit.

InnoSTARS Competition Preliminary Stage

The 2019 InnoSTARS Competition Preliminary Stage will be held at the same time as the 2019 US China Innovation and Investment Summit. There will be pitch competitions as planned based on different topics. Chinese delegates will be invited to participate in B2B matchmaking. Judges from both the U.S. and China will give feedback for different innovation proposals. To learn more on the InnoSTARS Competition, click on the link below: innostars.uschinainnovation.org

Exhibition

The exhibition during the summit will provide an opportunity for participating organizations, individuals, and groups to showcase their work while participating in meetings and business matchmaking.

B2B Matchmaking Meetings

All participants will have a chance to engage in B2B matchmaking with InnoSTARS companies. This valuable platform allows U.S. companies to connect with Chinese investment organizations. Summit attendees can also submit their own investment or partnership requests and browse the full participant list to gain an understanding of the full range of attendee requests and offers.

Agenda

May 13-Atlanta

InnoSTARS Preliminary Competition – Atlanta

Time: 8:00—17:00

Venue: Entergy Building, Georgia Institute of Technology

Address: 75 5th St. NW, Atlanta, GA, 30308

Time

Content

Morning

Welcome Remarks

InnoSTARS Competition Preliminary Stage – 10 Pitches

City Session: Innovation Gathering@Changsha

Noon

Lunch Break & B2B Matchmaking

Afternoon

InnoSTARS Competition Preliminary Stage – 10 Pitches

Tea Break+ B2B Matchmaking

Judge Review

Award Ceremony

May 14, Morning-Atlanta

Atlanta Innovation Tour

·Georgia Institute of Technology

The Georgia Institute of Technology, also known as Georgia Tech, is a public research university and institute of technology located in Atlanta, Georgia. It is part of the University System of Georgia and has satellite campuses in Savannah, Georgia; Metz, France; Athlone, Ireland; Shenzhen, China; and Singapore.

·Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the leading national public health institute of the United States. The CDC is a United States federal agency under the Department of Health and Human Services and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

·Georgia Tech’s Enterprise Innovation Institute

Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2) is Georgia Tech’s business outreach organization and serves as the primary vehicle to achieve Georgia Tech’s goal of expanded local, regional, and global outreach.

·World of Coca-Cola

The World of Coca-Cola is a museum, located in Atlanta, Georgia, showcasing the history of The Coca-Cola Company. The 20-acre complex opened to the public on May 24, 2007, relocating from and replacing the original exhibit, which was founded in 1990 in Underground Atlanta.

May 15, Miami

InnoSTARS Preliminary Competition – Miami

Time:8:00—15:00

Venue:Florida International University

Address:12000 SW 8th,Miami,FL 33199

Time

Content

Morning

Registration

Welcome Remarks

InnoSTARS Competition Preliminary Stage – 10 Pitches

Miami Innovation Tour

Florida International University

FIU is Miami’s public research university and offers more than 190 degree options, including South Florida’s only public schools of law and medicine.

City Session: Innovation Gathering@Changsha

Noon

Lunch Break & B2B Matchmaking

Afternoon

InnoSTARS Competition Preliminary Stage – 10 Pitches

Judge Review

Award Ceremony

May16-17Houston

2019 US China Innovation and Investment Summit &InnoSTARS Preliminary Competition – Houston

 

Venue:The Westin Houston,Memorial City                        Address:945 Gessner Houston,TX,77024

 

Time

Content

 

May 16

Morning

US China Innovation and Investment Summit Opening Ceremony

– Signing Ceremony

– Panel Discussion I: How Chinese and US Cities can better collaborate to drive sustainable innovation

– Keynote Speech I: The opportunities and challenges for China-US innovation and Investment under current trade tensions

– Keynote Speech II: Charming Changsha, Innovation City

– Panel Discussion II: The Status, Trends and Future Development of US China Innovation and investments

 

May 16 Noon

Lunch Break & B2B Matchmaking

 

May 16

Afternoon

InnoSTARS Competition Preliminary Stage- 60 Pitches

 

·City Session: City Spotlights& Innovation Gathering@Changsha

Afternoon

·B2B Matchmaking

·Changsha Exhibition

·Exhibition

 

Track 1

Advanced Manufacturing

·Advanced Manufacturing Projects Showcase/ Successful Case Sharing

·InnoSTARS Competition- 10 Pitches

·Advanced Manufacturing Breakout Session

·InnoSTARS Competition- 10 Pitches

Track 2

Environmental Technology

· Environmental Technology Projects Showcase/ Successful Case Sharing

·InnoSTARS Competition- 10 Pitches

·Environmental Technology Breakout Session

·InnoSTARS Competition- 10 Pitches

Track 3

Biopharma

· Biopharma Projects Showcase/ Successful Case Sharing

·InnoSTARS Competition- 10 Pitches

·Biopharma Breakout Session

·InnoSTARS Competition- 10 Pitches

 

 

 

VIP B2B Matchmaking

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VIP B2B Matchmaking 2

VIP B2B Matchmaking 2

VIP B2B Matchmaking 3

VIP B2B Matchmaking 4

VIP B2B Matchmaking 5

VIP B2B Matchmaking 6

VIP B2B Matchmaking 7

VIP B2B Matchmaking 8

 

May 16 Evening

Welcome Banquet: The Night of Changsha

 

May 17 Morning

InnoSTARS Competition Preliminary Stage- 40 Pitches

All Day

·B2B Matchmaking

·Exhibition

·Changsha City Exhibition

·InnoSTARS Company Training

 IP Protection in China

 How to Build the Local Team?

 How to Secure Financing in China?

Doing Business in China(cultural perspective)

Tax/Audit Program

Investment Feasibility Analyzation

The preparation strategy of American companies before entering the Chinese market

 

 

 

Track 4

Materials

·Materials Projects Showcase

·InnoSTARS Competition- 10 Pitches

·Materials Successful Case Sharing

 

 

Track 5

Information and Communication Technology

·ICT Projects Showcase

·InnoSTARS Competition- 10 Pitches

·ITC  Successful Case Sharing

 

 

Track 6

Energy

·Energy Projects Showcase

·InnoSTARS Competition- 10 Pitches

·Energy Successful Case Sharing

 

 

 

Track 7

Medical Device Digital Health and Diagnosis

·Medical Device Projects Showcase

·InnoSTARS Competition- 10 Pitches

·Medical Device Successful Case Sharing

 

 

 

 

May 17 Noon

Lunch Break & B2B Matchmaking

 

May 17

Afternoon

InnoSTARS Competition Preliminary Stage- 60 Pitches

 

Track 4

Materials

·Materials Breakout Session

·InnoSTARS Competition- 15 Pitches

 

 

 

 

Track 5

Information and Communication Technology

·ICT Breakout Session

·InnoSTARS Competition- 15 Pitches

 

 

 

Track 8

Oil & Gas

·Oil & Gas Breakout Session

·InnoSTARS Competition- 15 Pitches

 

 

 

 

Track 7

Medical Device Digital Health and Diagnosis

·Medical Device Breakout Session

·InnoSTARS Competition- 15 Pitches

 

 

 

 

 

VIP B2B Matchmaking

 

VIP B2B Matchmaking 1

VIP B2B Matchmaking 2

VIP B2B Matchmaking 3

VIP B2B Matchmaking 4

VIP B2B Matchmaking 5

VIP B2B Matchmaking 6

VIP B2B Matchmaking 7

VIP B2B Matchmaking 8

 

May 17 Evening

InnoSTARS Competition Preliminary Stage Awards Ceremony + Community Reception

 

Speakers

Bernard Harris
CEO and Managing Partner Vesalius Ventures
Andy Icken
Chief Development Officer, City of Houston
Shelia Jackson Lee
U.S. Congress Woman
Qiangmin Li
Consul General, Consulate General of People’s Republic of China in Houston
John Houghtaling
CEO, American Ethane
Ying McGuire
VP, TIG
Johnson Lau
Chief Executive Officer and Board Chairman, Athenex
Steve Papermaster
CEO, Nano Global Corporation

Support

UCIA will provide the manual for registration and use of the B2B Matchmaking system.

Contact Us

US China Innovation Alliance

7707 Fannin St. Ste 200, Houston, TX 77054

832-497-2221

info@uschinainnovation.org

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