Invitation

On behalf of Huawei, I would like to invite you to attend our 3rd Digital Economy Forum during HUAWEI CONNECT 2018 in Shanghai, China.
Cutting-edge advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are reshaping the technology industry and economic landscape. This year‘s digital economy forum, titled "An Intelligent Path Towards Digital Economy", will bring together policymakers, think tanks, industry leaders, and experts to discuss how to unleash the potential of every person, home, and organization using AI. The forum will also discuss strategies to tap into new opportunities that the $23 trillion digital economy provides.
As our honored guest, you will have access to the keynotes, summits, sessions, and a massive showroom filled with the latest technological innovations during this year's HUAWEI CONNECT conference, held from October 10th to 12th, 2018. You will be joined by the best minds in the industry to chart the way forward and explore new opportunities.
Looking forward to seeing you in Shanghai.

Sincerely,

William Xu

Director of the Board,Chief Strategy Marketing Officer

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Speakers
(In alphabetical order by last name)

Agenda

Time
Topic
14:00 - 14:20
Opening Remarks: New Species, New Economy, and New Path
Speakers
William Xu
Director of the Board, Chief Strategy Marketing Officer, Huawei
Time
Topic
14:20 - 14:40
Keynote I:Beyond Digital – Creating New Growth
in the Intelligent Economy
Speakers
Albert Xiao
Principal Analyst, Strategy Marketing Dept, Huawei
Time
Topic
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?
Speakers
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
Advising 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)
Time
Topic
15:20 - 15:40
Keynote II: Digital Economy and National Development
Speakers
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
Time
Topic
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?
Speakers
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)
Shanghai Expo Center
Shanghai Expo Center, Room 619

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