19th November – 20th November

Shenzhen Bay Inno Mall


The main stage of TechCrunch Shenzhen will feature top entrepreneurs, investors, and industry pioneers who will discuss future trends and share insights surrounding AI, Blockchain, Intelligent hardware & IoT, Biotech, Entertainment, Intelligent Transportation, Social Entrepreneur, Enterprise Services, Cyber Security and various other industry hot topics.

19th November
9:30-9:40 Opening Remarks Mrs. Lian Cong |Deputy District Chief of Nanshan, Shenzhen
Ned Desmond|COO, TechCrunch / Engadget
Dr. Lu Gang|Founder & CEO, TechNode
9:40-10:05 Fireside Chat: The future of wearable technology Wang Huang|Founder, Chairman & CEO, Huami Corporation
Dr. Lu Gang (Moderator) Founder|TechNode
10:05-10:30 Fireside Chat: AI in new retail Dr. Jack Jing|COO, Suning Technology Group
Du Yu (Moderator) Associate Editor-in-Chief|TechNode
10:30-10:55 Fireside Chat: Are you ready for the FlexPhone? Bill Liu|Chairman & CEO of Royole Corporation
Dr. Lu Gang (Moderator) Founder|TechNode
10:55-11:20 Fireside Chat: The next AI unicorn is on the road Dr. Fengyi Liu |VP, DeepBlue Technology
Zhang Yi (Moderator) Senior Reporter|TechNode
11:20-11:45 Panel: How to spot the next unicorn in SEA, from early stage to series A Hian Goh|Founding Partner, Openspace Ventures
Chris Tran|Executive Director, North Ridge Partners
Oliver Becker|CCO, True Digital Park Co., Ltd.
Jon Russell (Moderator) Writer|TechCrunch
12:10-12:55 Lunch
13:00-13:25 Fireside Chat: Driving in the future: The new energy for vehicle juggernaut Michael Shu | General Manager, Auto Intelligent Ecology Institute
Du Yu (Moderator) Associate Editor-in-Chief|TechNode
13:25-13:50 Fireside Chat: Fostering innovation in Big Data and smart supply chain Dr. Jian Pei|Head of Big Data and Smart Supply Chain,
Lucas Matney (Moderator) Writer|TechCrunch
13:50-14:15 Fireside Chat: New tools, new skills:How can we help hardware makers get better? Eric Pan|Founder & CEO, Seeed Studio
Liu Peng (Moderator) Senior writer|TechNode
14:15-14:40 Fireside Chat: Robots on TV Archer Ru|Founder & CEO, The Makers
Chen Xiao (Moderator) Reporter|TechNode
14:40-15:05 Fireside Chat: The blockchain phone is coming Phil Chen|Decentralized Chief Officer, HTC
Brian Heater (Moderator) Editor|TechCrunch
15:05-15:30 Panel: Conquer it:The second half of online education Jeremy Wu|CSO, Zhangmen
Jason Yang|Co-Founder & CTO, Hujiang CCtalk
Chen Xiao (Moderator) Reporter|TechNode
15:30-15:55 Fireside Chat: Cloud platform:The new battlefield in SaaS service Jie Wu|Founder, Shimo
Du Yu (Moderator) Associate Editor-in-Chief|TechNode
15:55-16:20 Fireside Chat: Battery sharing is running out of juice Ren Mu|CMO, Shenzhen Laidian Technology Co., Ltd
Liu Peng (Moderator) Senior writer|TechNode
16:20-16:45 Panel: The rules of early stage investing in Asia Alan Kuan Hsu|Co-Founder & General Partner, KK Fund
Simone Chao|Managing Partner, CoCoon Ignite Ventures
Kate Clark (Moderator) Writer|TechCrunch
18:00 – 20:00 After Party
20th November
9:30-9:40 Opening Remarks
9:40-10:05 Fireside Chat: Nanshan, not just the innovation centre of Shenzhen Shi Ming Liu|Director, Shenzhen Nanshan Science & Technology Innovation Bureau
Dr. Lu Gang (Moderator) Founder|TechNode
10:05-10:30 Fireside Chat: Fintech and blockchain innovation in the Greater Bay Area Dr. Toa Charm|Chief Public Mission Officer, Hong Kong Cyberport
Colum Murphy (Moderator) Managing Editor|TechNode
10:30-10:55 Panel: The rise of impact investing and social enterprises Harry Wang|Director of d.light China, d.light
Fang Wei (Ryan)| SVP, EH CAPITAL
Dr. Lu Gang (Moderator) Founder|TechNode
10:55-11:20 Fireside chat: The impact of globalization and localization on technology Yanxin Shi|Head of Engineering, Airbnb China
Liu Peng (Moderator) Senior writer|TechNode
11:20-11:45 Fireside Chat: Innovation in omni-channel retail Ted Hopkins|Senior Director, Ecommerce, Walmart China
Sarah Perez (Moderator) Writer|TechCrunch
11:45-12:10 Fireside Chat: Architecture and productivity Ser Hong Yu |WeWork VP, Regional Head of Project Delivery, Greater China WeWork
Rita Liao (Moderator) Writer|TechCrunch
12:10-12:55 Lunch
13:00-13:25 Panel: Mitigating lending risk in a country with little financial data Red Shi |Vice President, LexinFintech
Steven Shi|President of Smart Risk Management at Ping An OneConnect
Runhua Zhao (Moderator) Reporter|TechNode
13:25-13:50 Fireside Chat: Starting from the heart:Health care manufacturing in China Jian Liu|Executive Vice President of MGI, MGI Tech Co., Ltd
Zhang Yi (Moderator) Senior Reporter|TechNode
13:50-14:15 Fireside Chat: Where’s VR now and what’s changing in 2019? Alvin Graylin|China President,HTC
Richard Lai (Moderator) Editor-in-chief|Engadget Chinese Senior Reporter|Engadget
14:15-14:40 Panel: International corporates in China: Finding the right path Jerry Li|Director of Cross-sector Innovation Collaboration, Merck China Innovation Hub, Merck Strategy and Transformation China
Dustin Jones|Managing Director, Brand Accelerator for Fung Retailing Group
Doris Luey|Head of Social Innovation, New World Development Company Ltd
Chris Udemans (Moderator) Reporter|TechNode
14:40-15:05 Panel: Investment opportunities in 2019 Meng Lian|Partner, IDG Capital
Hao Xiong|Executive Director and GM of South China, Sinovation Ventures
DP Wang|Partner, China Growth Capital (CGCVC)
Joe Chang|Partner, Eight Roads
Liu Peng (Moderator) Senior writer|TechNode
15:05-15:30 Fireside Chat: Finding and incubating new AI talents with big data Wang Aqiang|Co-founder and General Manager of South China, BOSS ZHIPIN and Kanzhun Technology
Liu Peng (Moderator) Senior writer|TechNode
15:30-15:55 Panel: TC Family: Starting-up from China Kevin Johan Wong|Co-founder & CEO, Origami Labs
He Huang |Founder, MailTime
Michael|CEO, CooTek
Dr. Lu Gang (Moderator) Founder|TechNode
15:55-16:55 Champions of TechCrunch Startup Competition Demo