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Technological progress and innovation are accelerating at an astonishing pace, transforming industries and upending established companies, while also making “disruptive innovation” a buzzword in C-Suites across the world. China is leading the way when it comes to many of these trends: from mobile internet & social media e-commerce ecosystems, to face recognition, virtual reality and beyond. What will be the business impacts and market opportunities for China’s 21st century InnoTech revolution?

Join AmCham Shanghai on November 14th at the Hyatt Regency Shanghai Global Harbor Hotel for InnoTech 2017 → 2037 as we explore some of the most important trends including the internet of things, robotics, AI & machine learning, and experience design set to reshape the world in 2017, and what key sectors may look like twenty years from today. Our conference will look at trends in China and globally when it comes to manufacturing, retail and services, as well as the health and lifestyle industry, closing with a look at the impacts of 21st century technology and innovation on society as a whole.

Learn from E. J. McKay Group, Deloitte, GE, Siemens, Honeywell, Corning, Accenture, Auchan Retail, DJI, IBM, SF Group, Clobotics, Codemao, Case Western Reserve University, Philips, Eli Lilly, Sanbot, Pico Technology, Marketplace, PwC, Intel, Jiaotong University, IngDan, Frog Design, Qiming Venture Partners and more on the road from today to 2037.

Conference Agenda

8:00 Registration

9:00 Opening Remarks

Kenneth Jarrett, President, American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai

9:10 Opening Keynote: InnoTech 2017

James Li, Founder and CEO, E. J. McKay Group

9:40 Panel I: Manufacturing the 21st Century

Kenneth DeWoskin (Moderator), Senior Advisor & Eminence Fellow for Research and Insight, Deloitte China
Steve Meszaros, Vice President, Supply Chain China, General Electric
Shi Mo, Lead Digitalization Consultant, Digital Enterprise Team, Siemens
Vension Wu, VP Supply Chain & Manufacturing China, Honeywell
Liming Wang, Research Director, Corning Research Center China
10:40 Tea Break I

11:10 Panel II: Retail & Services: Virtual Satisfaction

Yi Yu (Moderator), Managing Director, Greater China Digital Lead, Accenture
Eric Wu, Chief Financial Officer, Auchan Retail China
Paul Xu, Vice President, DJI
Mohamed El-Refai, Greater China Global Business Services CTO, IBM
Charles Xu, Deputy CEO, SF Group
George Yan, Founder & CEO, Clobotics

12:10 Lunch Break

12:40 Young Entrepreneur Keynote

Yue Sun, Co-Founder and CTO, Codemao

13:00 Networking Break

13:30 Panel III: Health & Lifestyle: Dr. Robot

Youngjin Yoo (Moderator), Professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Case Western Reserve University
Chong Foo Yeen, Head of Innovation Global Air, Philips China
Kerry Blanchard, Senior VP China External Innovation, Eli Lilly
Ten Wu, Vice President of Sales, Qihan Technology
Ennin Huang, Vice President of Design, Pico Technology

14:30 Panel IV: Social Impacts & The Future of Humanity

Jennifer Pak (Moderator), Chief China Correspondent, Marketplace
Scott Likens, New Services & Emerging Technologies Leader, US, China & Japan, PwC Consulting
Kapil Kane, Director of Innovation, Intel China
Lei Xu, Professor of Computer Sciences & AI, Jiaotong University
Shipeng Li, Chief Technology Officer, IngDan
Hammans Stallings, Principal Strategist, Frog Design

15:30 Tea Break II

16:00 Closing Keynote: InnoTech 2037

JP Gan, Managing Partner, Qiming Venture Partners

16:30 Closing Remarks & Networking
17:00 Conference Ends


Opening Remarks
Opening Keynote: InnoTech 2017
Panel I: Manufacturing the 21st Century
Tea Break I
Panel II: Retail & Services: Virtual Satisfaction
Lunch & Networking Break
Panel III: Health & Lifestyle: Dr. Robot
Panel IV: Social Impacts & The Future of Humanity
Tea Break II
Closing Keynote: InnoTech 2037
Closing Remarks & Networking


Hyatt Regency Shanghai Global Harbor
718 Ningxia Road
Shanghai, China

Metro Line 3/4/13: Jinshajiang Road Station, Exit 1

Phone: (86)(21) 6215 1234

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