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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Agenda

Keynotes

09:00-09:30

Huawei's AI Strategy and Full-Stack Solution Launch

Eric Xu | Rotating Chairman, Huawei
09:30-10:00

Introduction to Huawei's Full-Stack AI Solution

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

AI Trends and Challenges

Vishal Sikka | Former CEO, Infosys
10:20-10:40

How AI Will Make the World More Intelligent

Harry Shum | Executive Vice President, Artificial Intelligence and Research Group, Microsoft

Summits

14:00-15:30

Activate Intelligence: Empowering Networks to Sense Business Intent

Digital transformation of enterprises is gaining momentum, and 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 meanwhile be opened up to ecosystem partners. All these necessitate an intent-driven network (IDN). This summit brings together industry analysts, well-known customers, and Huawei spokespersons to share their thoughts and experiences. Through this summit, Huawei hopes to share with guests the latest trends and successful practices of network development, driving their digital transformation initiatives.

14:00-14:50
Intent-Driven Network (IDN) Maximizes Your Business Value
Kevin Hu | President, Network Product Line, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
14:50-15:10
Acceleration of Digital Transformation in the Retail Industry with Huawei Technology
Foto von Hr. Wolf | Divisional Board Member / Global Head of IT Infrastructure, Schwarz Group (Lidl & Kaufland)
15:10-15:30
Intent-Driven Network for Data Center Builds Smart Finance Transformation Platform
Li Yunlong | Network Manager, Information Technology (IT) Department Data Center, China Merchants Bank
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. How to resolve core issues, such as network and industry convergence and business ecosystem construction, is crucial to large-scale IoT development.
Huawei will focus on IoV, smart cities, and public utilities. Together with partners, Huawei will promote industrial IoT and large-scale commercial use by enhanced connections and invigorated industries.

14:00-14:15
Promote Industrial IoT to Evolve from Fragmented to Scaled Development
Yao Jianquan | Academician, Chinese Academy of Sciences
14:15—14:30
Problems and Countermeasures During Scaled IoT Development
Xie Yunzhou | Secretary-general, China NB-IoT Industry Alliance
14:30—14:45
Activate Intelligence, IoT Cloud Services Enable Industrial IoT
Michael Ma | President, Cloud Core Network Product Line, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
14:45—15:00
Enhancing Connections, Exploring Industries, and Promoting Industrial IoT
Jiang Wangcheng | President, IoT Solution, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
15:00—15:15
Yingtan IoT Wins the Future with Data
Gao Huaixiao | Deputy Mayor, Yingtan
15:15—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

Digital Economy Forum: An Intelligent Path Towards Digital Economy

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.

14:00-14:10
Video: Huawei Vision and Mission
14:10-14:20
Opening Mark: New Species, New Economy and New Track
William Xu | Director of the Board, Chief Strategy Marketing Officer, Huawei
14:20-14:50
Keynote I: Artificial Intelligence Releases Industry Potential
Randeep Sudan | Board Advisor, Ecosystm (formerly global Advisor on Digital Strategy for the World Bank)
Albert Xiao | Principal Analyst, Strategy Marketing Dept, Huawei
Wei Zhu | Senior Managing Director, Chairman - Greater China, Accenture
14:50-15:30
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?
Martin Creaner | Former-CEO TM Forum, Advising Board of Leading Telecom Companies on Digital Transformation
Dr. Vishal Sikka | Former-CEO, Infosys
Randeep Sudan | Board Advisor, Ecosystm (formerly global Advisor on Digital Strategy for the World Bank)
Albert Xiao | Principal Analyst, Strategy Marketing Dept, Huawei
Wei Zhu | Senior Managing Director , Chairman - Greater China, Accenture
15:30-15:50
Keynote II: Digital Economy and National Development
Rizal Nainy | Deputy Chief Executive Officer (I), SME Corp. Malaysia
Edward Zhou | Vice President of Global Public Affairs, Huawei
15:50-16:30
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?
John Edwards | Consul General , British Consulate-General Shanghai
Emmanoel Campelo de Souza Pereira | Vice President of Anatel,Brazil
Rizal Nainy | Deputy Chief Executive Officer (I), SME Corp. Malaysia
Wei He | Deputy director, Institute of Policy and Economy Research, CAICT
Edward Zhou | Vice President of Global Public Affairs, Huawei
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 Technologies Co., Ltd.
15:20-15:40
Technical Breakthroughs for Cloud Data Centers
Bruno Zhang | Chief Technology Officer, Cloud BU, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
15:40-15:50
Intelligent Government: Building a Unified Government Cloud
Bruno Zhang | 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, Open Data Center System Department of China Merchants Bank
16:30-16:40
Intelligent Things: Bosch and Huawei deliver the cloud IoT platform
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, Orange Business Services

AI Is Reshaping Finance

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

Digital Platform + AI: Building the Airports of the Future

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

Powering Intelligent Enterprises with AI Innovation

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 of EI Dept., Huawei Cloud BU

EI Intelligent Twins: Making Transportation Transparent

Shenzhen Traffic Police

EI Intelligent Twins: Enabling Intelligence in Manufacturing

Zhang Minzhe | Director, General Manager Strategic Investment Dept., Sanlian Hope

Summits

14:00-15:30

Digital Huawei

Introduces Huawei's practices on digital transformation, explains how Huawei develops its business with the help of digital transformation, and describes how digital technologies such as AI, IoT, and Cloud platform are used to enable digital transformation.

14:00-14:40
Huawei Digital Transformation Vision and IT Practices
Kevin Tao | Board Member, CIO, and President of Quality, Business Process & IT Mgmt Dept, Huawei Technologies, Co., Ltd.
14:40 -15:10
Huawei Digital Transformation Case Sharingg
Steven Guo | Director, EBG Business Application Dept, Quality, Business Process & IT Mgmt Dept, Huawei Technologies, Co., Ltd.
Zhang Guobin | Director, Information Technology Dept, Quality, Business Process & IT Mgmt Dept, Huawei Technologies, Co., Ltd.
Jeff Xu | Director, AI Platform Dept, Quality, Business Process & IT Mgmt Dept, Huawei Technologies, Co., Ltd.
Wang Jun | Director, Digital Workplace Dept, Quality, Business Process & IT Mgmt Dept, Huawei Technologies, Co., Ltd.
15:10-15:30
Huawei Digital Transformation Panel
Kevin Tao | Board Member, CIO, and President of Quality, Business Process & IT Mgmt Dept, Huawei Technologies, Co., Ltd.
Zhang Guobin | Director, Information Technology Dept, Quality, Business Process & IT Mgmt Dept, Huawei Technologies, Co., Ltd.
Shaun Xiong | Director, the Transformation Project Mgmt Office, the Enterprise Architecture & Business Process Dept, Quality, Business Process & IT Mgmt Dept,Huawei Technologies, Co., Ltd.
Chang Dong | Director, Business Application & IT Product Dept, Quality, Business Process & IT Mgmt Dept, Huawei Technologies, Co., Ltd.
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 Technologies Co., Ltd.
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 LineHuawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
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
15:10-15:30
Mobile communication network security evolution and 5G security
Peng Jin | Director, Security Technology Department, China Mobile Research Institute
15:00-16:45

Activate Intelligence of 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 help 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 Technologies Co., Ltd.
15:10-15:25
AI, a New Engine for Smart City Development
Oleg Logvinov | Chair, IEEE P2413
15:25-15:40
Smart RC Yanbu, Leading Digital Transformation of the Oil Kingdom
Ahmad Montashri | Acting CIO, Royal Commission of Yanbu, Saudi Arabia
15:40-15:55
Smart City Development in Europe: Case Study of Duisburg
Martin Murrack | CDO, Duisburg
15:55-16:10
Tianjin Binhai New Area, Smart District Supported by AI
Chen Song | Director, Smart City Construction Office, TEDA
16:10-16:25
Land Digitalization, Improving Saline-Alkali Soil
Zhang Guodong | Chairman,Qingdao Yuan Ce Group
16:25-16:45
Activate Intelligence of Cities
Zheng Zhibin | President, Global Smart City Business, Enterprise BG, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Keynotes

9:00-9:15

Cutting-edge Theory and Trends in AI

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
9:15-9:55

Launch of HUAWEI CLOUD EI Development Tools

Zheng Yelai | Vice President, Huawei; President, Cloud BU, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
9:55-10:10

HUAWEI CLOUD EI Development Practices

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

From Programmer to Builder of an 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 Technologies Co., Ltd.

Speakers

Keynote Speakers (in order of appearance)

Eric Xu

Rotating Chairman
Huawei

Dang Wenshuan

Chief Strategy Architect
Huawei

Dr. Vishal Sikka

Former CEO
Infosys

Dr. Harry Shum

Executive Vice President
Artificial Intelligence and Research Group
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 Management 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 of EI Dept.
Huawei Cloud BU

Zhang Minzhe

Director, General Manager Strategic Investment Dept.
Sanlian Hope

Professor Andrew Chi-Chih Yao

Turing Award Winner
Academician of the 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.

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