10/20/07: [NACSA Alliance Event] SCEA Annual Meeting: Globalization, Innovation, & Entrepreneurship

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SCEA Annual Meeting October 20, 2007 : Globalization, Innovation, & Entrepreneurship

硅谷中国工程师协会(SCEA) 第十八周年年会隆重登场: 全球化 创新 创业

Website: http://www.scea.org/events/AM2007 /

Location: Santa Clara Convention Center , 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara
When: from Sat Oct 20, 2007 3:00 pm to Sat Oct 20, 2007 10:00 pm

* Learn globalization from technology industry leaders
* Update your knowledge on new technology an business trends
* Get first hand information from the world most prestige venture on its new investment philosophy
* Share your business ideas with your peers, friends and future investors
* Network for your business and social connections
* Enjoy food, music and friendship

Online Registration Deadline: October 19, 2007
Day Program
2:00-3:00 pm Registration, networking
3:00-3:15 pm Conference Agenda introductions, Greeting from Honorable
3:15-3:50 pm Afternoon Keynote Speaker Warren Packard (Globalization as VC)
3:50-4:40 pm Panel Discussion: Web Today and Tomorrow
* Paul McNamara: CEO at Coghead
* Ismael Ghalimi: Chief Executive Officer at Intalio
* Sridhar Vembu: CEO at AdventNet/ZOHO
* Etay Gafni: Sr. Director, User Experiences and Web2.0, SAP
* Andy Lee: Venture Capitalist, Startup founder)
4:40-5:00 pm Global and China IPO (Jim Chapman)


5:10-6:00 pm Panel Discussion on Entrepreneurship (Moderator: Fred Greguras)
* Richard Lim: Mayfield Managing Director
* Tom Buckholtz: Ex-CIO US Gov.
* Patrick Houghton
* George Wu: CMO of hiSoft.
* Soo Boon Koh: Founder and Managing partner of iGlobe Partners

Evening Program

1) 6:10 – 7:00 pm SCEA Annual Distinguished Speaker: Michael Moe, Thinkequity CEO.
Theather Topic: “How to find the next Google?”
2) 7:00-8:30 pm Dinner Reception and Awards (SCEA Business Plan Winners)
Dinner Venue: Great American Room
3) 8:40-10:00pm Art, Entertainment/ Performance (choir/dancing/ music band)

Keynote Speakers:

Michael Moe, CFA, Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, ThinkEquity Partners LLC

Michael Moe is a founding partner of ThinkEquity Partners LLC and was formerly Director of Global Growth Stock Research and a Managing Director at Merrill Lynch. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch in 1998, Michael was a Senior Managing Director and Director of Growth Stock Strategy at Montgomery Securities. Michael has been named to Institutional Investor's “All American” research team and has been awarded “Best on the Street” by The Wall Street Journal. He has also testified in front of the U.S. Congress on the subjects of education technology, the new economy and initial public offerings, and he has also appeared before the President's Information Technology Advisory Committee. Michael is frequently cited in publications such as The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times for his opinions on growth companies. Michael also appears regularly on financial programs on CNBC and CNN and is a contributor to the AlwaysOn Network – a blog site about new media technology and venture capital news. Michael earned his BA in Political Science and Economics at the University of Minnesota. He is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts, a member of the San Francisco Analyst Society and is a past advisor for the Center for Innovation. In 2007 he published his first book, Finding The Next Starbucks: How to Identify and Invest in the Hot Stocks of Tomorrow.
For more information click on http://www.thinkequity.com/about/management.html

Warren J. Packard, Managing Director, Draper Fisher Jurvetson

Warren Packard is a Managing Director at Draper Fisher Jurvetson. He currently serves on the Boards of Anagran, BinOptics, CastTV, EoPlex, Imago Scientific Instruments, Media Lario, and Ooma. Mr. Packard also leads the firm's investments in CallGate, Jaxtr, Microfabrica, Primet Precision Materials, TicketsNow, and YeePay. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Packard co-founded Angara Database Systems, a main memory relational database company, which was acquired by Personify. Prior to co-founding Angara, he was an Associate at Institutional Venture Partners, investing in early-stage technology companies. Before IVP, Mr. Packard was a Senior Principal Engineer in the Advanced Product Development Group at Baxter International. Mr. Packard is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Stanford University and holds a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering: Smart Product Design. He received his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. For more information click on http://www.dfj.com/team/warren_bio.shtml

For more information, contact us at info@scea.org

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