SoCal Innovation Forum (SIF) is the most influential cross-border forum integrating Chinese and American resources in Southern California’s entrepreneur community. SIF builds the largest Chinese community. It not only gathers top ventures and entrepreneurs, but also celebrates LA tech, entertainment and startups with panels, keynotes, mixers, and more. The goal of SIF is to connect the best of China and SoCal’s entrepreneur ecosystem, including VCs, startups, and talents.
✓ Hands-on experience with the new Paranormal Activity VR Game
✓ Most Popular Influencer Performance
✓ Directors &C-Levels of US and China’s Entertainment Companies
✓ Founders & Managing Partners of U.S. TOP 10 VR Companies
✓ Special Gift for Every Attendee
✓ Effective Networking powered by Big Data Technique
VP of Interactive Experience
Los Angeles Times
VP of Strategy&Development
BD Labs Inc.
City of Long Beach
Director of Economic&Property Development
Managing Director&Founding Partner
East West Bank
Overseas Operations Director
Founder & CEO
Chairman & CEO
Siemer & Associates
Sr.Director of Global BD
Founder & President
Cybernaunt Zfounder Venture
Digital Domain 3.0
VP of Sales&Business Development
Founder & CEO
Global Expansion Director
VP of Network Development
China Lion Entertainment
NEW IN SIF2016
The theme of this year will be focused on Entertainment & Technology, as we explore how digital media, film and gaming is being transformed by new technologies. We will invite professionals from U.S. and China to share the latest strategies about how to engage audiences split across multiple media platforms with diverse cultural backgrounds. China and U.S. can learn from each other in the fields of interactive and virtual reality storytelling, digital marketing, advertising, new media monetization models, and more.
@ Queen Mary, Long Beach.
1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802
NOV 19, 2016 8:45AM – 5:00PM
Check-in. Serve Coffee & Tea.
Chinese Embassy, Los Angeles City & Muckerlab
Short-form Video Panel: The Next Wave of Story-telling
Peggie Li, Abe Forman-Greenwald,Jeff Daniel & Bob Reid
Fireside Chat: Cross-border trend in Entertainment & Technology Industry
Mike Prasad & Jennifer Zhang
Influencer Marketing Panel: The Difference Approaches of Influencer Marketing and Monetization in China and U.S.
Sponsored By Momo.
David He, Heidi Yu, John Carle, Malik Ma，Angelo Pullen & Yuting Liu
The City of Long Beach, Director of Economic & Property Development, John Keisler
Lunch and Networking:Enjoy Sea Breeze in the Bow
Opening Speech II: How to get yourself involved in Southern California's Innovation Ecosystem
Introduction of a Learning Community: ProTeen Lab
Panel: The Future of Immersive Storytelling--How does VR impact on Gaming and Film
Guy Bendov, Russel Naftal, Paul Hynek, Emma Chen, Julian Sarmiento & John Canning
Anthony Borquez , Michael Zhang & Mark Caplan
IP Panel: How to Acquire and Monetize Hollywood IP?
Bo An, Jing Cao, Bennett Pozil, Rachel Song & Dave Harvilicz
Networking(PS: You can enjoy 4D film @ Sim Ex Werks for free!)
Saturday, Nov 19th, 2016
6PM – 9PM
The Vermont, Downtown LA
PlusYoou is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our mission is to build a cross-border startup ecosystem and to integrate entrepreneurial resources in China and US. We provide services in consulting, funding, technical support, human resources and public relations to young entrepreneurs in the U.S.
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