/Tech Junction: Beijing’s best tech events Apr 10 – Apr 16

Tech Junction: Beijing’s best tech events Apr 10 – Apr 16

Tuesday, Apr 11

NEO 2017 Global VR/AR Summit + Zhongguancun VR Industrial Park Launch Ceremony (Chinese)

Zhongguancun Science Park is launching an industrial park dedicated to virtual and augmented reality, and will be inviting some of China’s leading experts in the field. The conference will feature multiple industry gatherings with guests such as Beihang University professor Zhao Qinping, vice president of HTC virtual reality Bao Yongzhe, Microsoft China CTO Xu Mingqiang, and many more. Participants will be able to visit around 20 booths and experience the latest VR technology, gain new insights, and connections. More information here.

  • When: 8:30 AM – 6:30 PM
  • Where: Wanda Hotel, No. 18 – 1 Shijingshan Rd., Shijingshan District, Beijing
  • Ticket: Free

 

Tuesday, Apr 11

2017 IBM Data Scientist Forum (Chinese)

Enterprises are realizing the need for big data analysis, AI and data science to increase their competitiveness. IBM, which has achieved great results in data science, wants to share its research, technology tools, and practical experience with the future leaders in data science. More information available here. On the same day, IBM will also hold an online forum on AI and cloud computing in industry and business. Find out how to sign up here.

  • When: 2:30 – 6:30 PM (Online event: 9 AM – 6:30 PM)
  • Where: Shangri-La Hotel, No. 29 Zizhuyuan Rd., Haidian, District, Beijing
  • Ticket: Free

 

Tuesday, Apr 11

Binggo Demo Day No. 5 – Investors and startups meetup (Chinese)

Entrepreneurs interested in one-on-one mentoring may find their opportunity at the Binggo Weekly Roadshow where they will find ideas and advice from business mentors and investors. Four participants will be chosen to participate in an entrepreneur to mentor (M2E) discussion with two of Binggo’s partners. More information here.

  • When: 7 – 8 PM
  • Where: No. 39 Zhongguancun Chuangye Av., Zhongguancun District, Beijing
  • Ticket: Free

 

Wednesday, Apr 12

Marketing in the age of the sharing economy (Chinese)

From Uber to Airbnb and the bike-sharing craze, the development of the sharing economy has been unstoppable. But besides new ways of doing business, new marketing tactics are also necessary in order to make a breakthrough in the industry. This event will invite four experts and CEOs to talk about their experiences in building brands. More information here.

  • When: 1:30 – 5:30 PM
  • Where: Fendou Media Building, No. 85 Chaoyang Rd. Chaoyang District, Beijing
  • Ticket: Free

 

Thursday, Apr 13

Decoding Artificial Intelligence: Lieyunwang Industry Innovation Summit 2017 (Chinese)

The biggest event of this week will gather some of China’s most famous AI industry leaders: Kaifu Lee, former high-technology executive at Apple, Microsoft, and Google and current CEO of Sinnovation Ventures; Andrew Ng, former Baidu AI expert; Min Wanli, AI expert at Ali Cloud; Wu Jun from Google and many more. Participants will discuss the latest trends and the future of AI which is currently entering its golden age. More information here.

  • When: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Where: Four Seasons Hotel, No. 48 Liangmaqiao Rd., Beijing
  • Ticket: RMB 0/68/188/450/988/1988

 

Bonus event

Wednesday, Apr 12 – Friday, Apr 15

Our bonus event this week features not one, but three events, all of them dedicated to women in business.

At Wednesday 9 AM, join TheEconomy Summit (English) at the Renaissance Capital Hotel Beijing. It is a high profile conference which will gather Chinese government officials, leading corporate executives, and women entrepreneurs. More information here.

Wednesday also brings us a workshop organized by UN Women called Gender Diversity for Business Growth in China (English) and hosted by the Yanching Academy at Peking University starting at 4 PM. To sign up, contact unwomen.china@unwomen.org.

Our last event Mentor Walks (English) starts on Friday at 7:45 AM, and brings together established and emerging women leaders on a morning walk through Ritan Park. More information here.


 

What is Tech Junction?

A meetup group in Beijing with a stated goal of exchanging ideas in short, sharp dialogues among startups, tech and media professionals, in order to shed light on the tech scene in China. Our goal is to establish a tech community to connect with thinkers and dealmakers around the world.

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