Agenda

  • November 2

    9:00-9:10

    Welcome Speech: Brilliance of Exploration to a Better Connected World

    Li Jinge, President of Asia-Pacific, Huawei

    9:10-9:20

    Welcome Speech: Importance Of Science and Cooperation

    1. The Hon Greg Hunt MP, Australian Minister for Industry, Innovation & Science
    2. Glenn Wightwick, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), University of Technology Sydney

    9:20-9:40

    Conversation with a Scientist: Brilliance of Scientific Exploration

    Charles Lawoko, Director of Industry Doctoral Training Centre, ATN Universities

    09:40-10:00

    Exploring Future Technology: Application Driven Network Inspiring the Future

    Zhang Gong, Principal Researcher Scientist, Director of the Future Network Theory Lab, Huawei

    10:00-10:20

    Tea Break

    10:20-10:40

    Exploring the IoT

    Peter Lawther, CTO of Fujitsu Australia Limited

    10:40-11:00

    Exploring 5G

    Abdurazak Mudesir, Vice President 5G Marketing Europe, Wireless Product Line

    11:00-11:20

    Exploring the Cloud: The Future of Cloud Migration

    Manik Narayan Saha, CIO of SAP Asia-Pacific and Japan

    11:20-11:40

    Exploring AI: Advances in Visual Perception

    Stephen Gould, Chief Investigator with the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Robotic Vision

    12:00-13:30

    Lunch

    13:30-13:50

    New Era of Alliances in the ICT Ecosystem

    Neil Evans, ‎Director of IT and Data Centre, Huawei Australia

    13:50-14:10

    Exploring Smart City: The Future of Cities

    Adam Beck, Executive Director at Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand

    14:10-14:30

    Exploring Intelligent Education

    Archie James Johnston, Dean of Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, the University of Sydney

    14:30-15:15

    Panel: Exploring Intelligent Agriculture

    MC: Jeremy Mitchell, Director of Corporate &Public Affiairs, Huawei Australia;
    Panelists: 1) Bridgit Hawkins, CEO of ReGen; 2) Dan Lloyd, Chief Strategy Officer and Corporate Affairs Director, Vodafone Australia; 3) Charlie Thomas, General Manger of Digital & Industry Partnerships for the National Farmers Federation of Australia

    15:15-15:35

    Tea Break

    15:35-15:55

    Cultivating Global Talent

    Tim Williams, CEO of the committee for Sydney

    15:55-16:50

    Panel: Driving Future Growth Through Innovation

    1. Introduction(10 min.): Bruce McKern, Visiting Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
    2. Panel(45 min.): MC: Bruce McKern, Visiting Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University; Panelists: Lily CHAN, CEO of National University of Singapore(NUS) Enterprise; Tim Williams, CEO of the committee for Sydney; John Lord, Chairman of Huawei Technologies (Australia) Pty Ltd

    17:15-18:00

    Media Interview

    19:00-21:00

    Gala Dinner