CASPA eLetter: No. 146, September 15, 2018
Sep 15, 2018

CASPA 2018 Annual Conference Dinner Banquet (ACDB)


Time: 9:00 - 21:30, Saturday, October 13, 2018 
Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054.


Startup Company Enrollment Request
Register: here

Our startup pitch offers startups a free opportunity to pitch their venture for instant inputs from fellow entrepreneurs. Join us to talk about your great product that will change the world!

If you are interested in pitching, showcase your product and network with 500+ Silicon Valley Professionals, Entrepreneurs, Investors, please select the ticket "startup company enrollment". This is only an enrollment request and subject to review. We will notify you if it is accepted. Display table and pitch time are also subject to availability.

CASPA is accepting sponsorship for 2018 Annual Conference and Dinner Banquet. Depending on the sponsorship level, the sponsors may have display table in annual conference, receive free tickets for dinner banquet, post advertisement in ACDB proceeding and CASPA's yearbook, enjoy corporate sponsor benefits such as speaking in CASPA events, receiving discounts to join CASPA job fair and attending CASPA corporate sponsor mixer, etc. For inquiries about detailed information, please email to

CASPA Events

Reminder for CASPA 2018 Student Scholarship

The deadline for CASPA 2018 Student Scholarship application is Sept. 16, 2018, please see details on this webpage: any questions please contact and

2018 CASPA Board of Directors Election Announcement

Dear CASPA members,

Each year, CASPA will elect part of its Board of Directors (BOD) at the annual meeting, according to its By-law. There will be about 10 seats of Directors open to be elected in the upcoming annual conference to be held on Oct. 13, 2018. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply for these 10 BOD seats, and run for BOD election during the annual meeting. The candidates with the top 10 number of votes will get the 2-year BOD seats, and serve CASPA in a 2 years term.

To be qualified as a candidate for BOD election, you have to be an active individual member with at least six months of membership before the election date.

CASPA has grown stronger and more influential in the US and in Asia, with your membership and continuing support. The success of CASPA depends solely on the unselfish devotion of volunteer members. One opportunity to make a difference to the community and even enhances your professional career is to become a Director of CASPA BOD. It will be a wonderful and memorable personal experience.

You are encouraged to participate in the election. If you are interested and meet the qualification, please email your application with the following info to Please use the title of "2018 CASPA BOD Election" for your email,

  • Your full name
  • Company name and job title
  • Your “significant experiences and areas of contributions in your profession” with no more than 100 words

    Deadline of submitting your application to 2018 BOD election is Sep.21, 2018. Our “BOD election committee” will verify your qualification and get in touch with you after your submission.

    Best regards,

    CASPA BOD Election Committee

    CASPA Fall Delegation Trip

    Date: 10/21/2018 to 10/28/2018 
    Description: Recruit high tech startups to join 2018 CASPA international Fall delegation trip; get the first hand information of China market, network with high profile VC’s and industry leaders, present your projects in high tech summit, and meet local governmental decision makers. Selected startups will have incentives. Email [] to get registration details and fee information. Online registration: 2018 CASPA Fall international delegation trip Please provide following information:
    Name/contact cell phone/email/company name/presented project name/bio/project introduction (maximum 500 words)
    (1. core technology; 2. projected revenue; 3. land/facility/fund requirements 4. require roadshow)

    Proposed Agenda:
    10/21-23 (Beijing) Attend IC world, VIP Gala, High Tech company visit
    10/24-25 (Xian) Visit High Tech companies and industry parks.
    10/26-28 (Chengdu) Attend International Semiconductor Industry Innovation High-end Dialogue.
    10/28 Dismiss

  • Alliance Events

    Morrison & Foerster law firm is partnering up with ActionSpot Startup Studio for an 8 week series to teach entrepreneurs / startups all the legal topics they need to know.

    Time: 12:00 - 13:00, 09/21/2018

    Venue: ActionSpot Startup Studio, 437 West San Carlos Street, San Jose, CA 95110

    Time: 8:00 - 17:00, 09/25/2018 & 09/26/2018. (Welcome Reception on 9/24/2018 from 17:30-19:00)

    Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton , 2050 Gateway Place , San Jose, CA 95110

    Time: 12:00, 09/29/2018 - 21:00, 09/30/2018.

    Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054

    Click here for $200 off general pass and VIP pass or free expo pass coupon codes.

    Time: 8:30 - 18:00, 10/1/2018

    Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA 95054


    Time: 13:30 - 18:00, 10/4/2018

    Venue: Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View, CA

    CASPA Job Alert

    Summary of Past CASPA Major Events

    The following links include presentation materials and/or summary for previous major CASPA events in the recent year:

    Thank you for your kind attention and generous support. We look forward to seeing you at CASPA events.


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