April 9-10

CMU Summit is a high-profile forum, where leading entrepreneurs, executives, venture capitalists and researchers from both China and United States could come together to address big issues on economy and technology, and further cultivate potential opportunities for mutual partnerships.

CMU SUMMIT
US-China Innovation and Entrepreneurship
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PANEL DISCUSSIONS


High Tech

High-tech panel is one of the five major panels of CMU Summit. This event featured with keynote speech, panel discussion and Q&A session. In the unprecedented era of technology, High-Tech radiates all cutting-edge fields: Internet of Things, Game Theory, Autonomous Driving, Computational Biology, Human Computer Interaction, Internet Security. Among all these, High Technology Panel puts its emphasis on Artificial Intelligence this year and aims at revealing how AI reshapes our understanding of the world, how it facilitates other technology and what issues scientists and engineers should be aware of in the new age of AI.

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship

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

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Start-up

As the brand new section of 5th CMU Summit, the Start-up Panel will gather the founders of mature startups, who will introduce their companies and products. During the introduction, the speakers will share with audience invaluable lessons gained from their entrepreneurship experiences. The Start-up Panel aims to build up a communication platform between sophistic and young entrepreneurs for seeking and cultivating the next “Unicorn”.

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Energy & Sustainability

Energy and Sustainability Panel is one of the five major panels of CMU Summit. This event is featured with keynote speech, panel discussion and Q&A session. We aim to give CMU students insight about the cutting-edge technological developments in energy and sustainability, help students of interest establish better understanding of sustainable energy industries, and become prepared for their professional life.

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Financial Technology

Over the past few years, digital and technological revolution has definitely changed 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.

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FEATURED EVENTS


Networking Lunch

Excellent chance to
talk to our distinguished
guests and speakers


Time: 12:00pm-13:00pm, April 09
Venue: CUC DANFORTH
Event Details: Ticket Required

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Career Fair

Seek internship or fulltime opportunities
In a startup environment


Time: 12:30pm-14:30pm, April 10
Venue: CUC DOWD
Event Details: food provided

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Private Dinner

Face-to-face communication with our guests
VIP Tickets are limited


Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm, April 09
Venue: Westin Convention Center
Event Details: Tickets Required

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Opening Remarks


Dave Mawhinney


Associate Teaching Professor of Entrepreneurship


Executive Director of Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship Co-Director


Carnegie Mellon University Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship




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Lenore Blum


Co-Director, Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship


Distinguished Professor of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University


Founding Director, Project Olympus, Olympus




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Keynote Speakers


Tuomas Sandholm

Director of Electronic Marketplaces Laboratory

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Bo Tao

Vice President of Cheetah Mobile

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Larry Li

Managing Partner, Amino Capital

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Terrence J. Collins

Teresa Heinz Professor of Green Chemistry

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Feng Li

Founder of FreeS

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