CMU Summit On US-CHINA Innovation and Entrepreneruship
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08:50 AM Registration Kresge Theater [CFA]
09:30 AM Opening Remarks Lenore Blum David Mawhinney Kresge Theater [CFA]
10:00 AM Keynote 1: A.I. Game Theory Tuomas Sandholm Kresge Theater [CFA]
10:40 AM Keynote 2: Technical Opportunities in China Feng Li Kresge Theater [CFA]
11:10 AM Keynote 3: What is A.I.? Eric Xing Kresge Theater [CFA]
11:50 AM Lunch Event Danforth [CUC]
01:00 PM Keynote 4: Innovation in Future Bo Tao Giant Eagle Auditorium [BH]
01:30 PM Finance Panel: FinTech Giant Eagle Auditorium [BH]
02:50 PM Coffee Break Giant Eagle Auditorium [BH]
03:00 PM High Tech Panel: Future of A.I. Giant Eagle Auditorium [BH]
04:50 PM Energy and Sustainability Panel Giant Eagle Auditorium [BH]
07:30 PM Private Dinner [Purchase Ticket] Sheraton Station Square

Opening Remarks




Lenore Blum CMU Summit

Lenore Blum

Co-Director, Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Founding Director, Project Olympus, Olympus

Distinguished Professor of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University




David S. Mawhinney CMU Summit

David S. Mawhinney

Co-Director, Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Executive Director, Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship

Managing Director, Open Field Entrepreneurs Fund

Director, I6 Agile Innovation System

Assistant Teaching Professor, Tepper School of Businessm





Keynote Speakers




Tuomas Sandholm CMU Summit

Tuomas Sandholm

Computer Science Professor at CMU

Affliate Professor in Machine Learning Department

Founder and Director of Optimized Markets, Inc.




Feng Li CMU Summit

Feng Li

Founder, FreesFund




Eric Xing CMU Summit

Eric Xing

Professor, School of Machine Learning Department;

Language Technology Institute;

School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University

Director, Center for Machine Learning and Health




Tao Bo CMU Summit

Bo Tao

Vice President, Cheetah Mobile




Collins CMU Summit

Terrence J. Collins

Teresa Heinz Professor of Green Chemistry

Director, Institute for Green Science




Finance Panel

Over the past few years, digital and technological revolution has definitely chanegd the landscape in the financial service industry, creating both challenges and opportunities. Featuring the topic of "FinTech", the 5th CMU Summit finance panel has attracted specialists from leading fintech companies to reveal the mystery of fintech and to disclose world's new initiatives of financial technology. We aim to better incorportae cutting-edge technologies into traditional finance in the era of innovation. We kindly welcome anyone who is interested in this thriving area to join us and contribute to the panel discussion with your innovative idea.

Topics

  • Future of Fintech: Collaboration without boundaries
  • Bridging Finance and Technology:
    • New Opportunities in the Era of Innovative Technology
  • Digital Transformation in Financial Services

Moderator

Sid Malladi
Co-founder and CEO, Hyppe

Panelists

Timothy X Brown
Distinguished Service Professor Carnegie Mellon University

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Tone Vays
Head of Research, BraveNewCoin

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Vicki Zhou
Co-Founder and Co-CEO, WiseBanyan

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Herbert Moore
Co-Founder and Co-CEO of WiseBanyan




High Tech Panel

High Tech Panel is one of 5 major panles of CMU Summit. We feature three keynote speeches and one panel discussion with eight renowned speakers. Our goal is to offer participants insights on the debating issues in Artificial Intelligence, to help students establish better understanding of the technology industry, and to become prepared for their professional life.

Topics

  • Autonomous Driving
  • Ethics and Policy of A.I.
  • Security and Privacy
  • A.I. and Human Computer Interaction

Moderator

Roni Rosenfeld
Professor of Language Technologies Institute, CMU

Panelists

Bo Tao
Vice President, Cheetah Mobile

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Tuomas Sandholm
Professor of Computer Science, CMU

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Jaime Carbonell
Director, Language Technologies Institute Allen Newell Professor

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Roger Dannenberg
Professor of Computer Science, Art and Music, CMU

Eric Poe Xing
Director, Center for Machine Learning and Health Professor, School of Machine Learning Department CMU

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Dan Siewiorek
Buhl University Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University

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Cheng Lv
Founder and CEO, Raven Tech

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Roni Rosenfeld
Professor of Language Technologies Institutes CMU




Energy and Sustainability Panel

Energy and Sustainability Panel is one of the five major panels of the CMU Summit. This year, we feature speech, panel discussion and a question-and-answer session. We aim to offer participants insights on the cutting-edge issues in energy and sustainability, help students establish better understanding of the energy industries, and become prepared for their professional life.

Topics

  • Responses of the conventional energy industry to regulations and market changes
  • Potential alternatives for fossil fuel energy and their technical challenges
  • Non-technical promoters and inhibitors to the development of renewable energy
  • Solutions to the energy waste

Moderator

David Dzombak
Hamerschlag University Professor and Department Head, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Panelists

Terrence J. Collins
Teresa Heinz Professor, Green Chemistry Director, Institute for Green Science

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Enes Hoşgör
CEO & Founder of EEme, LLC

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Vikaas Rao-Aourpally
Vice President of Sales and Business Development, Goldwind Americas

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Edwin Piñero
Senior Vice President for Sustainability for Veolia North America (VNA)

Susan P. Legros
President & Executive Director, Center for Sustainable Shale Development (CSSD)

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Anna J. Siefken
Vice President of Strategic Engagement & Pittsburgh 2030 District Director, Green Building Alliance (GBA)

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Rita Baranwal
Director of Technology Development and Application, Westinghouse Electric Company

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Eileen Reavey
Director, Central Pennsylvania, U.S. Green Building Council




08:50 AM Registration | Free Breakfast Kresge Theater [CFA]
09:30 AM Innovation and Entrepreneurship Panel Mellon Auditorium [Tepper]
11:00 AM Start-up Panel Mellon Auditorium [Tepper]
12:45 PM Job Fair [Lunch Included] Room 322 [Tepper]
03:00 PM New Venture Competition Room 7500[WEH]
06:45 PM Closing Remarks Room 7500[WEH]


Innovation and Entrepreneurship Panel

The IE Panel dedicates to create a platform for prestigious investors and entrepreneurs from both China and the US to network, share experience, and exchange ideas. The panel serves to promote bilateral dialogue and cooperation between the two countries. This year, IE Panel will bring up discussions about the industry trend, investment tendency, and commercialization of technology in the leading edge industry, Robotics.

Topics

  • Robotics Industry Outlook: Understanding the Current Status and Future Prospects
  • Commercialization of the Robotics Technology: Market Orientation and Domains of Application
  • Robotics in Practice: From Academic Research to Real-Life Applications
  • Robotics: The Next Megatrend of Investment

Moderator

David S. Mawhinney

Panelists

Feng Li
Founder, Free S Fund

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Ning (Nick) Yang
Partner, LeBox Capital

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Eric Daimler
InnovationFellow, White House OSTP Co-Founder, The Robotics Hub

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Hong Xue
Managing Partner, Westlake Ventures

Qiang (Larry) Li
Managing Partner, Amino Capital

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Chengming Ren
Partner, Bojiang Capital

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Chris Moehle
Managing Director, Robotics Hub

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Ricky Wong
Senior Investments Manager, Idea Bulb Ventures

Jiawei Gu
HCI Tech &Research Lead, IDL, Baidu Search




Start-up Panel

As a brand new section of the 5th CMU Summit, the Start-up Panel will gather entrepreneurs from mature as well as early-stage startups to talk about their businesses, products, and lessons learned along the journey of starting business. The Start-up Panel aims to establish a platform for investors and young entrepreneurs to share experience. It also craves for seeking and cultivating the next “Unicorn”.

Topics

  • Sharing Start-Up Inspirations and Concepts
  • Building Founding Team
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  • Acquiring Initial Investments
  • Dealing with Intellectual Property Problems of Start-Ups

Moderator

Yi Zhao
CEO, Westlake Ventures LLC

Panelists

Yao Zhang
CEO, Roboterra

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Guoyu (Timothy) Lin
CEO, CollegeDaily

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Han Wang
CEO and Co-Founder, Liaoyuan

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Qi Su
CEO, Modelo

Xin Zhang
CEO, CaiCloud

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Harry Zhou
CEO and Founder, jEugene

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He Dong
CEO, PolyQolor

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Cheng Lv
Founder and CEO, Raven Tech