Financials, Technology Author: WIM Committee Nov 03, 2021 04:37 PM (GMT+8)

Today, EqualOcean released the theme of 2021 World Innovators Meet – 'Digital' Reshaping the World.

The theme of 2021 World Innovators Meet – 'Digital' Reshaping the World

2021 has been a year full of unexpected surprises. Despite the ongoing global pandemic, China is becoming ever more economically integrated with the world. This year, the World Innovators Meet 2021 (WIM2021) happens both online and offline, with the goal of connecting people from all over the world in the name of global economic integration.

In WIM2021, we will be featuring well-known scholars, investors, industry leaders and other international speakers to bring you cutting-edge views through a series of keynotes, thought-provoking dialogues and panel discussions.


I. Investing in China: Seeking Value Amid Global Turbulence (Online)

Over the past decade, China has been an attractive investment destination. But will it remain one in years to come? WIM 2021 gathers global investors, senior executives, and market participants to discuss this and other questions concerning the world's second-largest economy's past, present and future. 

This chapter will be broadcast live on December 9, 2021 from 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM (GMT+8). We have invited world-class speakers to discuss the following themes:

  • Deciphering China's Regulatory Overhaul

  • China's Financial Opening-up: A Pulse Check

  • Who's Next in China's Big Tech?

  • VC Angle: Trends and Startups to Watch in 2022

  • China Concepts Stocks in 2022

II. Localization & Globalization: Global Enterprises' 'China Story' and Chinese Companies' Global Expansion (Online)

China's role in the global economy has been continuously changing. As the country's market matures, the world's largest enterprises have been venturing into it – with varied success. Meanwhile, Chinese new-economy companies are also expanding their presence in foreign markets. At WIM 2021, a number of eminent experts and industry insiders will discuss the most important trends and narratives at the interface of China and the rest of the world. 

Broadcast live on December 10, 2021 from 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM (GMT+8), this chapter will discuss the following themes:

  • Winning in China: Global Leaders' Lessons

  • Beyond TikTok: Global Path of Chinese Software

  • China's New Energy Vehicles: the 'Next Smartphones'?

  • China's Carbon Neutrality Push: Business Implications

  • From Scratch: Foreign Entrepreneurship in China


Shanghai and New York Agenda

 The following topics will be discussed at WIM2021 during the in-person conference to be held in Shanghai and New York.


  • Energy Internet Summit

  • Global Technology Mobility Summit

  • China's 'Zhuan Jing Te Xin' Summit

  • Advanced Technologies in Future Healthcare Summit

  • New Consumption Summit

  • Global Real Economy and Technology Summit

  • Digitization Driving Innovation and Growth Summit

  • Carbon Neutrality, Environmental Protection and ESG Summit

New York:

China's Investment Opportunities in 2022 and Beyond

WIM2021 New York Forum will be hosted in New York on December 9, 2021, from 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM (GMT-4). We have invited world-class speakers to discuss the following themes:

  • China's investment outlook for 2022: Assessing future opportunities and risks 

  • Zhuan Jing Te Xin, the new wave of entrepreneurship in China

  • Is now the right time to be bullish on Chinese stocks? 

  • Understanding the latest trends in China's evolving consumer market

  • ESG Investing in China: Cultivating a sustainable startup ecosystem

  • What sectors should VCs be watching for the next batch of Chinese unicorns?

A Recap: WIM2020 'Technology and Innovation Connect the World'

Last year, on December 9-12, more than 100 world-class speakers, met up online at WIM2020 to discuss the world's technological and industrial innovation achievements in 2020 and analyze the possible tracks for future innovation development. The main topic was 'Technology and Innovation Connect the World.' WIM2020 gathered innovators from Asia, Africa, Europe and North America to share their knowledge and key achievements, promoting the concept of 'Tech for Equal.' 

WIM2020 included 11 chapters: 1 Leadership Chapter + 7 Industry Chapters + 3 Overseas Chapters, covering the latest insights on various industries globally.


About WIM

WIM2021 'Digital Reshaping the World' will be hosted offline in Shanghai and New York while broadcasting globally. The event covers 11 topics, including the hottest industries (from automotive to healthcare) and concepts (like Carbon Neutrality and 'Zhuan Jing Te Xin').

World Innovators Meet (WIM) is a yearly flagship event hosted by EqualOcean for the past 6 years. It is a time where international delegates gather to discuss hot button topics in China's key industries.

We see innovation as the biggest driving force to building a better world. Hence, through WIM we seek to create a platform for global innovators to connect. By uniting bright minds, we seek to foster learning, inspiration and wonder – and inspire conversations that matter.

In a short span of 6 years, WIM has grown from a local event in China to a global event that bridges the world and China by bringing together 1,500+ international speakers (including several Nobel laureates), 50,000 global attendees, and 2,000+ media and community partners. 

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About WIA

The World Innovation Awards (WIA) are announced at WIM to recognize game-changers across various industries and geographies. Selected by a committee of distinguished experts, entrepreneurs and investors, WIA are designed to acknowledge technology disruptors striving to make a positive impact on a global scale.

Registration & Partnership: 

Click here to register for WIM2021 China & The World Summit, or click here to register for WIM2021 Investing in Chian: Risks and Opportunities (Offline in NY).

If you would like to become/recommend a speaker, discuss cooperation opportunities or media partnership, apply for the World Innovators Awards, or simply apply to be a volunteer, please click here to fill in the WIM2021 Cooperation Form. We will be in touch as soon as possible. 

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