Tuesday, Mar 28

China Education Investment Roundtable (Chinese)

Technology is reshaping education, and investors are eager to participate in the coming revolution. Last year in China a total of 167 venture and private equity investment deals worth RMB 10.6 billion (USD 1.5 billion) were recorded in the education sector. Which sector will prove most sustainable and result in the greatest profit for investors? What new opportunities will emerge in the fast-moving education sector? Join education investors from Bain Capital, Barings Private Equity, GGV Capital and Sequoia Capital on this roundtable organized by China Money Network. More information here.

  • When: 3:30 – 5:30 PM
  • Where: Floor 16, EY Tower, Oriental Plaza, No. 1 East Chang An Avenue, Chaoyang District, Beijing
  • Ticket: RMB 100

 

Tuesday, Mar 28

Robotics Innovation Competition (Chinese)

This grand finale of the Robotics Innovation Competition organized by Intel will showcase some of the most cutting-edge achievements made by Chinese robotics experts. The competition has lasted a total of 180 days and has brought 50 industry experts and 50 investors to help young talents build their dream machines. After 4 weeks of intense training, robotics innovation teams are ready to showcase what they have learned. Finalists will get a chance to participate in the 2017 Shanghai International Robot Show. More information here.

  • When: 1 – 6 PM
  • Where: Hailong Building, No. 1 Zhongguancun Av. Haidian District, Beijing
  • Ticket: Free

 

Wednesday, Mar 29

Android Green Alliance of China invites you to learn about Baidu artificial intelligence 2.0 (Chinese)

Baidu’s AI program has been drawing more and more attention recently, and this event aims to examine the future of the AI industry in China. The event will introduce Baidu’s interactive voice and image recognition software, applications of AI in NLP (natural language processing), and medicine. The event is organized by the Android Green Alliance, a joint venture made by Chinese tech giants Alibaba, Baidu, Huawei, Tencent, and NetEase, launched to enhance the experience of Android applications. More information here.

  • When: 1:30 – 4:30 PM
  • Where: Baidu Science and Technology Park, No. 10 Northwest Wangdong St., Haidian District, Beijing
  • Ticket: Free

 

Wednesday, Mar 29

Innovation Crossroads – Entertainment Innovation Conference 2017 (Chinese)

The entertainment industry in China has been growing at lightning speed, with big players such as Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent, Guangxian Media, and Huayi Bros competing to bring out the latest innovations. The event will invite dozens of entertainment industry leaders to talk about the latest trends in development, and give their predictions about innovative tech and entertainment crossovers. Areas covered will include film and television, games, live streaming, animation, literature, and more. More information here.

  • When: 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Where: Four Seasons Hotel, No. 48. Liangmaqiao Rd., Chaoyang District, Beijing
  • Ticket: RMB 0/199/699

 

Thursday, March 30

Professional Development Series: Light it up – Sharing bright ideas for success (English)

New businesses seem to pop up every week in Beijing, but only a few seem to make it to the top. What does it take for a start-up to make it big, and become successful and sustainable? To find out, join 3 Beijing-based entrepreneurs and startup founders who will share their success stories and useful tips on how to build your startup in China. The speakers include Moya Li, founder of LocationHunter, Robin Si, Co-Founder of GUCYCLE, and Nathan Siy, CEO of Evoke Motorcycles. Food will be provided by the Salad University and Hatchery. More information here.

  • When: 6:45 – 9:15 PM
  • Where: Inn Cube, 9/F JingChao Building, No.5 Nongzhanguan Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing
  • Ticket: RMB 60-90 (with or without food)

BONUS Event

Friday, Mar 31

JuStar Project: Community – The secret of successful events (Chinese)

The key to any successful event is creating a community. This is why every marketer should try to build their social media groups, including WeChat groups, into communities instead of just advertising outlets. The event will host three CMO experts that will teach you how to expand and strengthen your community: Ban Lichuang, creator of CMO Training camp, Li Na, Orange College online community manager, and Wang Xiaochen, partner at GirlUp, a women’s startup community. More information here.

  • When: 3 – 6 PM
  • Where: Vstartup, No. 15 Zhonguancun Av., Haidian District, Beijing
  • Ticket: RMB 99

 

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