The first China-based Lift event, Lift China, in partnership with swissnex, will be hosted on the 10th of September at the Power Station of Art in Shanghai.
Since 2006, Lift identifies the next digital technology trends and their business and social implications through the organisation of international event series and open innovation programs in Europe and Asia. Lift China will be the first edition in China with the aim of: identifying Chinese technology trends and the pioneers making them happen; building bridges between these innovators and the Lift international innovation communities; fostering exchanges and collaboration between the creative and technological industries.
Lift China is an international event, offering an inspirational, actionable and interactive experience, with a mix of panel discussions, workshops, a Makers tour and an interactive design exhibition. 15 speakers based in China, Switzerland, France, Taiwan, Japan and England will cover topics such as: DIY Biology, Hacker and the Future, Smart Cities in Asia, Interactive Design, Open Data for Business, Ethics in Future Autonomous Products and Design in the City. In the evening, a pitching competition, “Global Pitchfest“, between Swiss and Chinese tech startups will be taken place.