By 2025, the world will see upwards of 40 billion personal smart devices. More than 86% of businesses and organizations will use AI, and data utilization will reach 80%. Like the air we breathe, AI services will be everywhere, creating an intelligent world that will reveal endless vistas of opportunity.

To create new opportunities and boost efficiency, organizations must embrace digital platforms that are open, agile, and equipped with state-of-the-art AI capabilities. Join us at HUAWEI CONNECT 2018, and let's explore new opportunities together.

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Keynotes

09:00-09:30

Huawei's AI Strategy and Full-Stack Portfolio Launch

Eric Xu | Deputy Chairman of the Board, Rotating Chairman, Huawei
09:30-10:00

Introduction to Huawei's Full-Stack AI Portfolio

Dang Wenshuan | Chief Strategy Architect, Huawei
10:00-10:20

AI Trends and Challenges

Dr. Vishal Sikka | Founder and CEO, Hang Ten Systems
10:20-10:40

How AI Will Make the World More Intelligent

Hsiao-Wuen Hon | Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Asia-Pacific R&D Group, Microsoft Research Asia

Summits

14:00-15:30

Activate Intelligence: Empowering Networks to Sense Business Intent

To support the digital transformation of enterprises, networks continue to grow in scale and complexity. This trend calls for more digital approaches to improve efficiency. Data, which is critical to business success, needs to be connected through networks and yet opened up to ecosystem partners. These requirements necessitate an Intent-Driven Network (IDN). This summit brings together industry analysts, well-known customers, and Huawei spokespersons to share their thoughts and experiences. Further, Huawei hopes to share the latest trends and successful practices of network development to drive digital transformation initiatives.

14:00-14:25
Intent-Driven Network (IDN) Maximizes Your Business Value
Kevin Hu | President, Network Product Line, Huawei
14:25-14:45
Acceleration of Digital Transformation in the Retail Industry with Huawei Technology
Mr. Walter Wolf | Divisional Board Member/Global Head of IT Infrastructure, Schwarz Group (Lidl & Kaufland)
14:45-15:05
Intent-Driven Network for Data Centers Builds a Smart Finance Transformation Platform
Li Yunlong | Data Center Network Manager, Information Technology (IT) Department, China Merchants Bank
15:05-15:30
Intelligent Services, Simplified Interconnection – Launch of Huawei IDN Newest Products and Solutions
Zhong Kaisheng | President of Switch & Enterprise Gateway Product Line, Huawei
14:00-15:30

Expanding Connections, Exploring Industries, and Promoting Industrial IoT

We will witness the evolution of IoT from fragmented to scaled development in 2018 and 2019. In this process, implementers must resolve core issues, such as network and industry convergence and business ecosystem construction. These issues are crucial to large-scale IoT development.
As covered in this summit, Huawei will focus on Connected Vehicle, Smart City, and Public Utilities. Working with partners, Huawei will promote industrial IoT and large-scale commercial use through expanded connections and invigorated industries.

14:00—14:20
Problems and Countermeasures During Scaled IoT Development
Xie Yunzhou | Secretary-General, China NB-IoT Industry Alliance
14:20—14:35
Activate Intelligence, IoT Cloud Services Enable Industrial IoT
Michael Ma | President, Cloud Core Network Product Line, Huawei
14:35—14:50
Expanding Connections, Exploring Industries, and Promoting Industrial IoT
Jiang Wangcheng | President, IoT Solution, Huawei
14:50—15:10
Yingtan IoT Wins the Future with Data
Gao Huaixiao | Deputy Mayor, Yingtan
15:10—15:30
Vehicle-Road Synergy to Embrace the Era of Smart Traveling
He Guangjin | Deputy Director, Institute of Traffic Management Science, Ministry of Public Security
14:00~16:30

Huawei Digital Economy Forum 2018

As a new technology, artificial intelligence is changing the industry and economic landscape. This year Digital Forum, with the theme "An Intelligent Path Towards Digital Economy”, will gather policymakers, think tanks, industry leaders, and experts etc., to discuss how to use artificial intelligence to unleash the potential of every person, home, and organization, to tap into new opportunities of a digital economy valued at US$23 trillion.

14:00-14:20
Opening Remarks: New Species, New Economy, and New Path
William Xu | Director of the Board, Chief Strategy Marketing Officer, Huawei
14:20-14:40
Keynote I: Beyond Digital – Creating New Growth in the Intelligent Economy
Albert Xiao | Principal Analyst, Strategy Marketing Dept, Huawei
14:40-15:20
Panel I: New Species in the Intelligent Era
  • What are new species in your opinion?
  • What industries will breed new species first?
  • What roles do these new species play in the digital economy?
Randeep Sudan | Board Advisor, Ecosystm (formerly global Advisor on Digital Strategy for the World Bank)
Dr. Vishal Sikka | Founder and CEO, Hang Ten Systems
Martin Creaner | Advisor to Board of Leading Telecom Companies on Digital Transformation, Former CEO TM Forum
Albert Xiao | Principal Analyst, Strategy Marketing Dept, Huawei
James L. McQuivey | Vice President, Principal Analyst Serving CMO professionals, Forrester Research ( Moderator)
15:20-15:40
Keynote II: Digital Economy and National Development
Hichem Besbes | Independent Professor in Supcom, Previous President of Telecommunication National Regulatory Authority of TUNISIA (INTT)
Edward Zhou | Vice President of Global Public Affairs, Huawei
15:40-16:30
Panel II: Digital Economy in the Intelligent Era
  • How can countries at different stages of development tap into new growth of digital economy?
  • How can developing countries achieve leapfrog development in the intelligent era?
Emmanoel Campelo de Souza Pereira | Vice President of Anatel, Brazil
John Edwards | Consul General , British Consulate-General Shanghai
Hichem Besbes | Independent Professor in Supcom, Previous President of Telecommunication National Regulatory Authority of TUNISIA (INTT)
Wei He | Deputy director, Institute of Policy and Economy Research, CAICT
Edward Zhou | Vice President of Global Public Affairs, Huawei
James L. McQuivey | Vice President, Principal Analyst Serving CMO professionals, Forrester Research ( Moderator)
15:00-16:40

Activate Intelligence: The Innovative Path to Intelligent Cloud Data Centers

This summit aims to share Huawei's strategic layouts, technological innovation, and industry practices in the cloud data center field. Huawei will release AI-related products and solutions,and team up with customers and partners to share industry-oriented scenario-specific solutions and best practices in the industry.

15:00-15:20
Activate Intelligence, Innovative Industry Practices of Intelligent Cloud Data Centers
Hou Jinlong | President, IT Product Line, Huawei
15:20-15:40
Technical Breakthroughs for Cloud Data Centers
Bruno Zhang | Chief Technology Officer, Cloud BU, Huawei
15:40-15:50
Intelligent Government: Building a Unified Government Cloud
Zhang Yuan | Deputy Director, Chongqing Urban Planning Bureau
15:50-16:00
Intelligent Innovation: Next-Gen Cloud Infrastructure 2.0
Wei Wang | Chief Information Officer, SINA Corporation
16:00-16:10
Intelligent Education: AI-Enabled IT Transformation for Educational Institutions
John Morton | Technical Director, SHARCNET
16:10-16:20
Intelligent Energy: Co-Building a Smart Industrial Internet Platform
Zhou Chang | CEO, PCITC
16:20-16:30
Intelligent Finance: Intelligent Storage Maximizes Data Value
Cong Hao | Senior Architect, Data Center Department of China Merchants Bank
16:30-16:40
Intelligent Things: Bosch and Huawei Deliver a Cloud IoT platform
Zheng Yelai | Vice President, Huawei; President, Cloud BU, Huawei
Dr.Stefan Ferber | CEO, Bosch Software Innovations

Keynotes

09:00-09:15

Building an Intelligent Future

William Xu | Director of the Board, Chief Strategy Marketing Officer, Huawei
09:15-10:05

How AI and Earth Data Will Change the World

Dr. Helmut Reisinger | CEO, OBS

AI Is Driving Financial Innovation

Zhou Tianhong | General Manager, Information Technology Department, China Merchants Bank

Digital Platform + AI: Building a Future-Ready Airport in Shenzhen

Zhang Huai | CIO, Shenzhen Airport Group
10:05-10:25

+AI Powers Intelligent Enterprises

Joy Huang | Vice President, IT Product Line, Huawei

AI Is Reshaping Driving

Saad Metz | Executive Vice President of Audi China, Head of Audi China R&D
10:25-10:55

EI Intelligent Twins: A New Engine for Industry Upgrading

Jack Jia | General Manager, EI Product Department, Huawei Cloud BU

AI for a Better Road Experience

Li Qiang | Chief of Technology, Shenzhen Traffic Police

EI Intelligent Twins: Release The Power of Flexible Manufacturing

Zhang Minzhe | Director, Strategic Investment Department General Manager, Sanlian Hope

Summits

14:00-15:30

Digital Huawei

This summit covers a range of topics: Huawei's practices for digital transformation, how Huawei develops its business with the help of digital transformation, and the ways in which digital technologies such as AI, the IoT, and Cloud platforms are used to enable digital transformation.

14:00-14:40
Huawei Digital Transformation Vision and IT Practices
Kevin Tao | Board Member, CIO, President of Quality, Business Process & IT Mgmt Dept, Huawei
14:40 -15:10
Huawei Digital Transformation Case Sharing
Steven Guo | Director, EBG Business Application Dept, Quality, Business Process & IT Mgmt Dept, Huawei
Zhang Guobin | Director, Information Technology Dept, Quality, Business Process & IT Mgmt Dept, Huawei
Jeff Xu | Director, AI Platform Dept, Quality, Business Process & IT Mgmt Dept, Huawei
Steve Wang | Director, Digital Workplace Dept, Quality, Business Process & IT Mgmt Dept, Huawei
15:10-15:30
Huawei Digital Transformation Panel
Kevin Tao | Board Member, CIO, and President of Quality, Business Process & IT Mgmt Dept, Huawei
Zhang Guobin | Director, Information Technology Dept, Quality, Business Process & IT Mgmt Dept, Huawei
Chang Dong | Director, Business Application & IT Product Dept, Quality, Business Process & IT Mgmt Dept, Huawei
14:00-15:30

Build an Intelligent End-to-End Security Assurance System

Digital transformation is changing the world in which we live but is often accompanied by security threats. To drive all industries in exploring solutions and guiding the direction of enterprise digital transformation, Huawei works together with industry leaders and adheres to a legal and compliant security strategy. Huawei not only launches innovative security solutions to support 5G, IoT, SoftCOM, Safe City, and private cloud scenarios, but also demonstrates new ideas, methods, and achievements in resolving security risks in enterprise digital transformation and develops best practices with key players in the industry.

14:00-14:20
Proactively Build Cyber Security Capabilities
John Suffolk | Senior Vice President, Global Cyber Security & Privacy Officer (GSPO), Huawei
14:20-14:40
Analysis of Network Security Situation under the Digital Transformation of Industry
Zhong Zhenshan | Vice President, IDC China
14:40-15:00
Build Intelligent Security Solutions—Huawei's Security Architecture, Capabilities, and Solutions
Denzel Song | General Manager, Network Security Domain, Network Product Line,Huawei
15:00-15:15
“Technology + Security + Ecology”: Building a Financial Security 3.0 Innovation Ecosystem
Li Yang | Ping An Group Information Security Operations & Expert Services General Manager, Executive Vice President, Ping An Financial Security Research Institute, National Engineering Laboratory of Big Data Collaborative Security Technology - Executive Director of Financial Industry Security Research Center
15:15-15:30
Security Evolution and 5G Security for Mobile Communications Networks
Peng Jin | Director, Security Technology Department, China Mobile Research Institute
15:00-16:30

Activate Intelligence to Build Better Smart Cities

Smart City enters the 3.0 phase. A city needs a stronger nervous system to integrate the physical world with the digital world. Huawei is committed to building a world-leading smart city nervous system. By adhering to "Platform + Ecosystem" strategy, Huawei leads smart city construction standards, and helps more and more global cities become smart as a practitioner. At this summit, Huawei will illustrate how to build a fertile ecosystem for smart cities to aggregate partners and enable application innovation. We also invite industry leaders and customers to share the development trends and best practices in the smart city domain to jointly explore cities' road to digital transformation.

15:00-15:10
Opening
Victor Yu | President, Industry Marketing & Solution, Enterprise BG, Huawei
15:10-15:25
AI, a New Engine for Smart City Development
Oleg Logvinov | Chair, IEEE P2413
15:25-15:40
Rhine Cloud Empowers Duisburg's Digital Transformation
Martin Murrack | CDO, Duisburg
15:40-15:55
AI + Smart City, Helping Tianjin Binhai New Area Build a Happy TEDA
Chen Song | Director, Smart City Construction Office, TEDA
15:55-16:10
AI + Agriculture, Revitalizing the Wasteland
Zhang Guodong | Chairman, Qingdao Yuan Ce Group
16:10-16:30
Activate Intelligence of Cities
Zheng Zhibin | President, Global Smart City Business, Enterprise BG, Huawei

Keynotes

09:30-9:55

New Directions in AI Theory

Professor Andrew Chi-Chih Yao | Dean of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences at Tsinghua University, Turing Award Winner, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
09:00-9:30

Launch of HUAWEI CLOUD EI Development Tools

Zheng Yelai | Vice President, Huawei; President, Cloud BU, Huawei
09:55-10:10

HUAWEI CLOUD EI Development Practices

Wang Changxin | Founder and CEO, Yunlu Technology
10:10-10:25

From Coders to Builders of the Intelligent World

Jez Humble | CTO, DevOps Research and Assessment LLC
10:25-10:35

Enabling AI Developers

Zheng Yelai | Vice President, Huawei; President, Cloud BU, Huawei

Speakers

Keynote Speakers (in order of appearance)

Eric Xu

Rotating Chairman
Huawei

Dang Wenshuan

Chief Strategy Architect
Huawei

Dr. Vishal Sikka

Former CEO
Infosys

Hsiao-Wuen Hon

Corporate Vice President
Microsoft Asia-Pacific R&D Group, Microsoft Research Asia
Microsoft

William Xu

Director of the Board
Chief Strategy Marketing Officer
Huawei

Dr. Helmut Reisinger

CEO
Orange Business Services

Zhou Tianhong

General Manager
Information Technology Department
China Merchants Bank

Zhang Huai

CIO
Shenzhen Airport Group

Joy Huang

Vice President
IT Product Line
Huawei

Saad Metz

Executive Vice President of Audi China
Head of Audi China R&D

Jack Jia

General Manager
EI Product Department
Huawei Cloud BU

Li Qiang

Chief of Technology
Shenzhen Traffic Police

Zhang Minzhe

Director
Strategic Investment Department General Manager
Sanlian Hope

Professor Andrew Chi-Chih Yao

Turing Award Winner
Academician, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Zheng Yelai

Vice President
President of Cloud BU
Huawei

Wang Changxin

Founder and CEO
Beijing Yunlu Technology Co.

Jez Humble

CTO
DevOps Research and Assessment LLC

Summit Speakers (in order of appearance)

Xie Yunzhou

Secretary-general
China NB-IoT Industry Alliance

Jiang Wangcheng

President of IoT SolutionPresident, IoT Solution
, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Kevin Tao

Board Member, CIO, and President of Quality, Business Process & IT Mgmt Dept
Huawei Technologies, Co., Ltd.

Denzel Song

General Manager of Network Security Domain
Network Product Line
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Victor Yu

President , Industry Marketing & Solution
Enterprise BG
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Martin Murrack

CDO
City of Duisburg (Germany)

Zheng Zhibin

President of Global Smart City Business
Enterprise BG
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Full Pass

(Oct 10 – 12)

$ 750
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  • Exhibition & Open Speeches
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  • Giveaways
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  • Lunches

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(Oct 10-12)

$ 160
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  • Exhibition & Open Speeches
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  • Lunches

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(Oct 12)

$ 30
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  • Summits
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Zone A: Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center (Keynotes, Summits, Exhibitions, Open Speeches)

Zone B: Shanghai Expo Center (Summits, Sessions, CXO Roundtables, Technical Exchanges)

Metro Line 8
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