Welcome to GTS, Silicon Valley's most pedigreed conference on the 24th and 25th of October, 2019. Note: 2nd Day of GTS is at Hotel Nia, 200 Independence Dr, Menlo Park, CA 94025 Panelists/keynotes include Co-founder of Silicon Valley's first VC Fund, Draper&Johnson, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franklin_Pitcher_Johnson_jr. ,Co-founder of DFJ& Future Ventures https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Jurvetson / , ultimate SV insider Esther Wojcicki (also former mom-in-law of Sergei Brin) https://www.forbes.com/sites/kathleenchaykowski/2018/07/11/esther-wojcicki-on-raising-two-of-the-nations-most-successful-women-entrepreneurs-anne-susan/#43c2e6f4290c and President Rustom Minnilkhanov of Tartarstan, who is returning again with 10 startups and other luminaries (scroll below for more details). Silicon Valley stars like Vish Mishra (Clearstone VC), Andy Tsao(SVB), Bill Reichert (Garage Technology Ventures) and many others. About the Founder of GTS who started Draper VTB, family of Funds backed by 2nd largest Russian Bank&Tim Draper :https://www.mercurynews.com/2012/12/28/sasha-johnson-bridging-the-gap-between-russia-silicon-valley/ Agenda Day One October 24. Venue: Skadden, Arps . Palo Alto Global Innovator Competition in 2 parts. 10am- 1pm. 1PM-4PM Reception at the Nia hotel 5PM-7PM GTS will have Alex Gurevich -- Javelin Venture Partners; Vish Mishra--Clearstone Venture Partners; Sid Mofya--DFJ Global Network, . Bill Reichert--Garage Technology Ventures, .Andy Tsao, Silicon Valley Bank and other senior investors from IVP, Nasdaq, Berkeley Fund etc as judges for their Global Business Plan Challenge. Day Two October 25. Venue: Nia Hotel 9AM-10AM Visiting tatar companies have a mini expo in the lobby. President Minnikhanov visits the companies 10AM-11:30 AM Panel: Generations: Where We Have Been, Where We are Going. Moderator: Alexandra Johnson Panelists: President Minnilkhanov, Pitch Johnson, Esther Wojcicki, Franklin Johnson, Waverly Long. 11:30AM-12:30PM Forces of Change.