Beijing, China September 18—21, 2017
China’s education market is booming, but regulatory and cultural challenges can be daunting for investors and entrepreneurs from abroad. Global Education Summit 2017 is set to be China’s premier international educational technology conference. GES brings together 500 representatives of the industry’s top companies, entrepreneurs, investors, educators and policy makers from across the globe for an opportunity to collaborate.
This VIP summit will provide the insights and networking opportunities you will need to successfully navigate the China market.
An international education conference hosted by TAL Education Group and GSV Capital and CFCG.
Founded in 2003, TAL Education Group (NYSE: TAL) is a leading education services provider in China.TAL is also an active investor in dozens of education and technology ventures such as Minerva Schools, Knewton and Volley, and supports a network of China’s best edtech companies through its EdStars platform.
Launched in 2011, GSV Capital (NASDAQ: GSVC) is a unique publicly traded investment fund that identifies and invests in rapidly growing, late stage, venture capital-backed private companies. Its portfolio includes Coursera, Dropbox and Spotify.
China First Capital Group is an award-winning Hong-Kong based publicly traded company with subsidiaries in China’s main citiesy. CFCG focuses on investment in the education industry and developing its financial services business.
Connect with leading Chinese education and technology CEOs from TAL’s EdStars network.
The EdStars CEO Camp is TAL’s entrepreneur leadership program. Since 2014, it has provided leadership training and support to 180 of China’s best-in-class edtech company founders. The network currently includes 11 companies with valuations exceeding $500 million USD, 29 companies that have completed C round financing or beyond, and 20 companies with more than 5 million users.
Co-Founder and CEO of VIPKID
a popular online English tutoring platform
Hear Keynotes from preeminent leaders in various fields.
Although this is the inaugural GES, TAL and GSV both bring star-studded portfolios of previous notable speakers, some whom are shown below. You can look forward to a similarly impressive speaker lineup for GES 2017.
Dr. Condoleezza Rice
Secretary of State
TAL Education Group
former CEO of
A truly international summit.
GES 2017 will be a truly global event, with high profile attendees from across the world. Content will be available in English and Chinese and translation services available. In addition, international guests can take advantage of pre-conference workshops to better understand China.