Apr 5  How to Hardware Manufacture in Asia w/Shota Takase - CEO Blincam in Japan

Hosted by GlobalSouthTech

3:30 – 5:00 pm; ThoughtWorks, Inc., San Francisco


Apr 5  Foundations of Global eCommerce: How to Sell More Online, Overseas

Hosted by Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center

4:00 – 6:00 pm; Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center, San Francisco


Apr 6  Latest Innovations in Big Data

Hosted by Silicon Valley Startup: Idea to IPO

6:00 – 9:00 pm; Wilmer Hale, Palo Alto


Apr 6  IIoT: Gizmos and Gadgets

Wireless Communications Alliance and Iot-Inc.

6:00 – 9:00 pm; Imagination Technologies, Santa Clara


Apr 10  Global Smart City Conferences in conjunction with IEEE + Computer Engineering Department SJSU

Presented by Global Smart City Conferences

7:30 am – 8:30 pm; Holiday Inn, San Francisco Airport, South San Francisco


Apr 12  WeChat - US-China Strong: Bridging the Cultural Gap Conference and Reception

Presented by WeChat and the US-China Strong Foundation

1:30 pm; Samsung Hall in the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco


Apr 13  ComTech Forum meeting on Connected Car

Presented by Autotech Council & Telecom Council

8:30 am – 1:00 pm; Elektrobit @ Club Auto Sport, San Jose


Apr 14  Bridge 2017 – Berkeley HAAS Asia Business Conference

Presented by UC Berkeley-HAAS

1:00 – 7:00 pm; HAAS School of Business, UC Berkeley


Apr 14 MarketX US Alternatives Renaissance Forum

Presented by MarketX

2:00 – 5:00 pm; San Francisco


Apr 18  AAMA Speaker Series Panel on AI and Machine Learning

Presented by AAMA Silicon Valley

4:30 – 7:00 pm; Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Palo Alto


Apr 19 The Evolving Challenges of Doing Business in China

Presented by Radius & HSBC

6:00 – 9:00 pm; Lowe's Regency, San Francisco 



Apr 20 The Singularity of Innovation: How She Made MakerSpace a "Thing" in China?

Presented by HYSTA

6:30 – 9:30 PM; Santa Clara


Apr 25 Next-Generation Networking: Disaggregating the Data Center

Presented by VLAB Enterprise Forum

6:00 – 8:30 pm; SRI International 


Apr 26 The Asian Development Bank's 2017 Economic Forecast for Asia

Presented by The Commonwealth Club

6:00 pm – 7:15 pm; The Commonwealth Club, San Francisco


Apr 27 Blockchain: Out of the Labs

Presented by Draper University, Day One Investments & unbank.ventures

10:30 am – 5:00 pm; Hero City, San Mateo


Apr 27 Why Do the Japanese Work Long Hours?

Presented by Shorenstein APARC Japan Program

12:00 – 1:30 pm; Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, Stanford University


Apr 29 Linking Taiwan to Silicon Valley in the Age of Accelerated Innovation

Presented by Taiwanese American Industrial Technology Association (TAITA)

12:00 – 9:30 pm; Crown Plaza Silicon Valley; Milpitas


Upcoming Asia Events

If you happen to be in East Asia this month, Startup Launchpad HK is an event that you should not miss out.

Startup Launchpad is Asia’s largest hardware startup tradeshow which enables global distribution for startups seeking online and offline sales channels. The event is held twice a year in Hong Kong, where 300+ hardware startups exhibit its products and technologies to more than 60,000 distributors and retailers.

The event will be hosted in Hong Kong on April 11-14 & 18-21! Topics discussed at the conference include:

The Future of Autonomous Vehicles
Healthcare and Medical Technology
Smart Living
Robotics and 3D printing
Sports and Connected Wearables
IoT and Big Data
Audio and Acoustics