Board Chair & CEO of Tecent Holdings Limited
AAAI Fellow, Member of AAAI Executive Committee, Council Chairman of International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, ACM Fellow, Professor of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Qiang Yang is a chair professor at Computer Science and Engineering Department at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). His research interests are artificial intelligence, machine learning, data mining and planning. He is a fellow of AAAI, ACM, IEEE, IAPR, AAAS and CAAI. He received his PhD from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Maryland, College Park in 1989 and had been a faculty member at the University of Waterloo between 1989 and 1995. He had been the founding director of the Huawei's Noah's Ark Research Lab between 2012 and 2015 and the founding director of HKUST’s Big Data Institute. He was the head of the Computer Science and Engineering Department from 2015 to 2017. He was the founding Editor in Chief of the ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (ACM TIST) and the founding Editor in Chief of IEEE Transactions on Big Data (IEEE TBD). He received the ACM SIGKDD Distinguished Service Award in 2017. He is currently the President of IJCAI (2017-2019) and an executive council member of AAAI.
Prof. A Min Tjoa（Austria）
Vice-Chairman for the 22nd Session, UNCSTD; Chief Scientific Officer of Software Competence Center Hagenberg, Austria
Prof. Shigeki Sugano （Japan）
IEEE Fellow, JSME Fellow, SICE Fellow, RSJ Fellow, Department of Modern Mechanical Engineering, School of Creative Science and Engineering, Waseda University
Dr. Shigeki Sugano’s research interests include human-symbiotic anthropomorphic robot design, dexterous and safe manipulator design, and human-robot communication.Since 1990, Shigeki Sugano has been a faculty member in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Waseda, where he is currently a professor. Since 2014, he has served as the Dean of the School/Graduate School of Creative Science and Engineering, Waseda University.
The young leader of World Economy Forum, the researcher of Singapore Nanyang Technologycal University, Eisenhower research and the doctor of Harvard University
Founder of Digital Intelligence Quotient (DQ) concept, framework, assessment and DQ World online platform. World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. Ashoka Fellow. Eisenhower Fellow. Recipient of multiple UNESCO awards.
DQ has been internationally recognized as an international standard framework for digital skills and literacy by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers(IEEE), the World Economic Forum, and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). She runs #DQEveryChild, a strategic global digital citizenship movement in collaboration with over 100 partner organizations including the World Economic Forum Singtel, Turkcell, Twitter, Varkey Foundation. It was active in more than 30 countries in 2017 and by 2020, it aims to reach out to more than 100 countries and to empower 1 billion children with digital intelligence.
Fraunhofer IOSB-INA, Director of international Smart Factory Business Development
Dr. Holger Flatt is the Group Manager of "Smart Sensor Systems" in Fraunhofer IOSB-INA. His main research activities are covering the development of smart sensor systems in order to enable production processes to dynamically adapt to changing environmental conditions. Moreover, Dr. Flatt is lecturer of the master course “Embedded Systems Design”, which is held at the Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences in Lemgo, Germany.
Carl Benedikt Frey（UK）
The director of the technical employment project of Martin College of Oxford University and the member of USA Association of Martin College of Oxford University
Carl Benedikt is Co-Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on Technology and Employment at the Oxford Martin School, and Economics Associate of Nuffield College, both University of Oxford. He is also a Senior Fellow of the Programme on Employment, Equity and Growth at the Institute for New Economic Thinking in Oxford, and the Department of Economic History at Lund University. His research focuses the transition of industrial nations to digital economies, and subsequent challenges for economic growth, labour markets and urban development.
His work has been widely covered by the BBC, CNN, The Economist, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs, New York Times, Washington Post, Der Spiegel, Scientific American, TIME Magazine, Forbes, and many others.
Head of UN Environment’s Energy and Climate Branch, United Nations Environment Programme
Mark Radka heads UN Environment’s Energy and Climate Branch, where he is responsible for managing the organization’s efforts to link the global energy and climate mitigation agendas.
Mark has a special interest in the technology needs of developing countries, and was a coordinating lead author of the IPCC’s Special Report on Methodological and Technological Issues in Technology Transfer
Fellow of the Academy of Engineering, Singapore (SAEng)
Academician of National Academy of Engineering of Singapore, Professor-for-life of National University of Singapore, has won the World’s Top 100 Technological Innovator, Director of Traffic Research Centre Co-joint by National University of Singapore and Land Transport Authority of Ministry of Transport of Singapore, chartered engineer and juror of Singapore Rail and Traffic Engineering Major and consultant expert of Singapore Government.
The Professor of Jinan University Law School
Guo Peng, the doctor of law and the professor of the College of Law of Ji’nan University. He also works as the standing deputy director of Guangdong Network and E-commerce Law Association, the deputy director of Guangzhou Civil and Commercial Law Association, the member of Guangdong E-commerce Policy and Law Committee, the arbitrator of China International Economy and Trade Arbitration Committee, the arbitrator of Guangzhou Arbitration Committee, and the part-time person of “double-thousand plan” of Guangzhou Intellectual Property Court in 2018.
The professor of Jinan University Law School, the director of Guangdong Law Association and Guangdong Network and E-commerce Law Association
LIU Ying, graduated from the Law School of Wuhan University as doctoral candidate of law degree in July 1997, majoring in international economic law; from Nov. 1999 to Feb. 2002, worked in postdoctoral research in Applied Economics Post-doctoral Station of Ji'nan University.
He served as the editor-in-chief of Journal of Ji’nan University (philosophy and social science edition) from May 2005 to July 2015. And now serves as secretary of the party committee, deputy dean, professor and doctoral supervisor of school of law/intellectual property of Ji’nan University, vice director of Intellectual Property Institute of Ji’nan University, part-time doctoral supervisor of Southwest University of Political Science and Law, part-time doctoral supervisor of law school of Macao University of Science and Technology, chief expert of the major project of National Social Science Fund---Research on Cross-border E-commerce Construction from the Perspective of International Law and Domestic Law, arbitrator of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Committee, and lawyer of Beijing City Guangzhou D&W Law Firm.
The dissertation Research on Legal Issues of Electronic Funds Allocation is the first doctoral thesis on the subject of network law in China, which won the second prize of the third QIAN Duansheng Law Research Award in 2010; since 2015, as a member of the Chinese Government Delegation, has participated in the 53rd, 54th, 55th and 56th meetings of UNCITRAL Working Group on Electronic Commerce.
Deputy Director of the Legal Research Center, Tencent Research Institute
Mr. Xiongshan “Sam” Cai is the Deputy Director and the Chief Researcher of the Legal Research Center at Tencent Research Institute. He is also a supervisor for LL.M. students at the Communication University of China. He was a visiting scholar at Yale University. Mr. Cai received a master’s degree from the Transnational Law and Business University in Korea and another master’s degree from the University of Paris I: Panthéon-Sorbonne’s EU and International Economic Law Programme.
Mr. Cai worked at the Policy and Economics Research Center of the Institute of Telecommunication Research at the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. His areas of expertise are Telecommunications- and Internet-related legislation and research, intellectual property protection, competition law, and WTO rules research. He also served as a negotiator representing the Chinese government in the China-Switzerland Free Trade Zone negotiations. Mr. Cai was invited to give a keynote speech in English at the WTO in March 2012. He was also invited to deliver a speech to introduce the Chinese Internet industry and Internet legislation at Oxford University in March 2014, and served as a judge at the final round of the International Price Media Law Moot Court Competition. He has a good command of English and French, and also speaks some Spanish.
Vice President of IFLYTEK Medical
CHEN Deping, Vice President of IFLYTEK Medical, senior marketing and product specialist, who has served IFLYTEK more than 10 years and possessed rich management experience on artificial intelligence technology, marketing, promotion and marketing and team of IFLYTEK.
The director of the First Hospital Affiliated to Guangzhou Medical University
He Jianxing, the director of the First Hospital Affiliated to Guangzhou Medical University 、 Fellow of ACS 、Fellow of RCS 、Member of AATS 、Member of ESTS 、Member of STS,The young and middle-age experts with excellent contribution certified by the Ministry of Health,The expert enjoying special allowance of the State Council,The expert on health care for central government,The expert enjoying special allowance of the State Council,One of the 100 excellent talents in Guangdong,One of the top 10 physicians with good reputation,The first director member of Chest Surgery Branch of Guangdong Medicine Association,The academic leader of the National Laboratory on Respiratory Diseases (lung cancer),The academic leader of National Clinical Research Center on Respiratory Diseases (lung cancer)
The director of technical committee of Tencent Healthcare
Dr. Tianyi Qian is the director of technical committee of Tencent Healthcare. Dr. Qian has bachelor degrees in electrical engineering and biology engineering. Tsinghua-Harvard joint PhD degree in biomedical engineering. Master degree of Tsinghua EMTM (MPH) program. Before join Tencent, Dr. Qian worked for Siemens healthcare greater China as lead scientist. He is the research fellow of MRI&Brain informatics key lab, manager of China Brain Atlas project and supervisor of several graduate school in China. He has published 150 SCI papers and abstracts.
Chief Engineer of Information Center of Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University
Dr. Fei obtained BS and MS degrees from Tsinghua University majored in Biomedical engineering, and Medical Doctor degree in medical imaging and nuclear medicine from Capital Medical University. She is certified as CPHIMS and MCSE. Member of Chinese Medical Association Medical Engineering Branch, Vice president of Beijing Hospital Association Tele-medicine Management Branch.
Dr. Fei has been committed to the research of clinical engineering, especially for introducing the strategies of Information Governance and Data Governance into healthcare environment, improving the quality and accessibility of healthcare data, and investigating to perform Value-based assessment using data mining methods to evaluate and analyze the safety and outcome of technologies and productions adopted under the highly complex digital medical environment.
Product Manager of Siemens Healthcare Ltd.
Mr. Zhang is the product manager of the digital business department of Siemens Healthcare LTD.Responsible for the management and strategic planning of Siemens big data platform, ecosystem and artificial intelligence. Graduated from The University of Wollongong, Australia, majoring in information systems.Before working in Siemens, I worked in several foreign medical equipment companies, responsible for the management and marketing of medical equipment and IT solution in China.
General Manager of Guangzhou Radio Group, President of GRG Banking
HUANG Yuezhen, Deputy Secretary of Party Committee and General Manager of Guangzhou Radio Group, Chairman of GRG Banking (stock code: 002152) and Chairman of GRG Metrology & Test (stock code: 832462) as well as member of Guangdong Provincial Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and the Director of the Academic Committee of Nation-region Engineering Research Center of the Security of Financial Intelligence Terminal System. He has won the honorary titles including “Excellent Entrepreneur in China's Electronic Information Industry”, “Advanced Worker in China's Soft Industry Association”, “Award Nomination for Guangdong May 4th Youth”, “Outstanding Person of the 15th Anniversary of China Journal of Property Management”, “Top Ten Outstanding Youth for the Fourth China’s Embedded System Event”, “Top Ten Outstanding Contributors in Guangdong Outsourcing Service Industry”, “Guangzhou Excellent Cenozoic Entrepreneur”and 1 Guangdong Provincial Science and Technology Progress Award and 3 Guangzhou Municipal Science and Technology Progress Awards.
Chief Strategy Officer and President of Smart City Group of Digital China Holdings Limited
GUO Jingshen, current Chief Strategy Officer of Digital China Holdings Limited and Chief Executive Director of Smart City Services Group, once served as top managers in multinational companies such as Intel, BesTV and in state-owned enterprises and newly created companies, with rich experience in management, business development and strategic planning in TMT industry companies.
President of Huawei EBG Global Smart City
ZHENG Zhibin, Ph. D, professorial senior engineer, Chief Executive Director of Business Department of EBG Global Smart City of Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd, as well as Executive Vice President of Digital China Research Institute, Member of Digital Guangdong Expert Advisory Committee, Member of Digital Shandong Big Data Expert Advisory Committee, Member of Inner Mongolia Development and Reform Commission, Vice President of Cybersecurity Association of China, Expert in 863 twelfth-five-year “China’s Cloud” Special Group of Ministry of Science and Technology, Invited Researcher of China Smarter City Development Research Center and Member of Internet of Things Committee of China Communication Society, has long served in the researches in smart city, cloud computing, big data, artificial intelligence, network security and etc,, has held over 150 patents for invention, and has won 1 second prize of national technological innovation and 5 first prizes of provincial and ministerial scientific and technological progress.
Executive President of Inspur Group Co.,Ltd , Inspur Software Co., Ltd.
Devin Chen, Executive President of Inspur Group Co.,Ltd.,CEO of Inspur Software Co., Ltd. Deputy director general of China information system integration and service industry alliance, Director of Shandong Internet + Innovation Alliance. Under the leadership of Devin Chen, Inspur provides IT integrated solutions for telecommunications, tobacco, taxation and other industries, with a steady market share in the forefront. In the era of cloud computing and big data, we are actively promoting the transformation from traditional IT solution providers to operational service providers. Intelligent city, health care big data industry, quality chain business successfully landed in practice, smart city in many cities successfully proofing, health care big data industry successfully joined the ranks of the country, a number of well-known trademark enterprises joined the wave of quality chain, help the national quality power strategy.
Deputy Director of Big Data Management Authority, Longgang District, Shenzhen
XI Wei, current Deputy Director of Big Data Management Authority. Longgang District, Shenzhen City. Under the leadership of District Committee, District Government and Party Committee of the Public Security Subbureau, XI Wei chaired the construction of Longgang intelligent police and completed four-stage construction of Xueliang Project ahead of schedule. In on-site municipal meeting of Xueliang Project held in Longgang, He introduced his experience to the city. XI Wei also chaired the construction of the pilot of Huawei Safe City, which is the only one in the world and won Outstanding Contribution Award of Huawei. He first proposed the idea of building dynamic portrait recognition system in China and has built and operated the country's largest portrait recognition system, which has gained significant success. In 2017, Data Center of his subbureau has received 72 groups of foreign visitors from 36 countries and 142 groups of national visitors from 89 cities with a total number of 2078 people, which makes his name well-known.
The General Manager of GRG Banking，international director of ATM Industrial Association, and chairman of Guangdong Software Industry Association
As an outstanding representative of China's financial electronic equipment and financial services industry, Ye led GRGBbanking to realize the legend of appreciation of thousand times of state-owned assets for 10 years and broke the technology monopoly of international giants for nearly 30 years to build the national financial security. He won the respect of his competitors from Europe, the United States in the international competitive market, which made the world embrace intelligent manufacturing of China as well. He explored the innovation and reform of AI, cloud computing and big data in other fields through creative promotion and successfully built GRGBbanking into a leading solution provider of AI.
Dean of School of BeiDou Belt and Road, Beihang University
Prof. Guifei Jing, got PH. D. from Beijing Normal University, the speciality is Natural Geography, now he is Dean of BeiDou Belt and Road School of Beihang University. He got Bachelor and Master Degree in Peking University in 1991 and 1994, then became a lecturer in the Institute of Remote Sensing and GIS of Peking University. From 1997 to 2004, he worked as a project manager in Division of Information Technology of Department of High Tech Development and Industrialization of Ministry and Science and Technology (MOST) of China. From 2004 to 2017, he worked in NRSCC/MOST as Chief, then Deputy Director-General, and focused on the management of national S&T programmme in fields of EOS, GIS and GNSS, besides international cooperation. From June 2017, he was appointed as Dean of Beidou Belt and Road School of Beihang University, and worked on implementation of scholarship education, training and popularization of BDS/GNSS along the Belt and Road.
Chief Operating Officer of Digital Guangdong Network Construction Co., Ltd.
Han Ming, the COO of Digital Guangdong, was graduated from Peking University. Han is responsible for managing Digital Guangdong’s ecological cooperation, government affairs and information security.
President of RoboGarden; Executive Vice-President of METI
Dr. Elhabiby is goal-driven business professional who has been continually recognized for his impressive contributions to strategy definition and execution, process improvements, and special assignments in terms of jump-starting new businesses and building best-in-class organizations. He has contributed to shaping a culture that emphasizes health, safety, and family first to ensure that employees feel appreciated and supported.
Dr. Elhabiby is the co-founder and Executive Vice President of Micro Engineering Tech, Inc. and the President of RoboGarden Inc., both located at Calgary, Alberta. He received his PhD in Geomatics Engineering in 2006 and his Executive MBA with a finance major in 2017, both from the University of Calgary. A promising entrepreneur, Dr. Elhabiby was named by Avenue Magazine as one of Top 40 Under 40, 2013 class. In 2015 he won the Alberta Science and Technology Foundation (ASTech) Award in the Applied Technology category.
The academic and professional success that Dr. Elhabiby has enjoyed have been coupled with service in his field. He was the chair of WG 4.1.4: Imaging Techniques, Sub-Commission 4.1 at the International Association of Geodesy (2011 through 2013) and he chaired the Geocomputations and Cyber-infrastructure session at the Canadian Geophysical Union annual meeting for five consecutive years (2008 through 2012). He was the Treasure of the Geodesy Section of the Canadian Geophysical Union for six years (2008 through 2014). Prior to that, he led an Archaeological mission at the Area of Great Pyramids, Cairo, Egypt. He has published over 120 academic journals, conference presentations, book chapters, workshop proceedings, and technical reports. Mentorship is important to Dr. Elhabiby, as he has supervised several PhD and MSc. students and post doctorate fellows in both academia and industry.
General Manager of Guangdong Guangfo Rail Transit Co., Ltd.,
ZHONG Quan, Senior Engineer, current Party Branch Secretary and General Manager of Guangdong Guangfo Rail Transit Co., Ltd., has engaged in subway industry for 25 years, Guangzhou’s first generation of “Subway Man”, Vice-chairman of Green and Intelligent Traffic Branch of CACEM, first Commissioner of Professional Committee of Rail Transit of Green and Intelligent Traffic Branch of CACEM and Vice-chairman of Guangdong Provincial Transportation Association.
In 2016, He won “Guangdong Top Ten Economic Man of the Year”, in 2017, “2017 National Advanced Practitioner of Core Values of Transportation”. in Dec., 2017, “First Prize of Modernization Innovation Achievement of 16th National Transportation Enterprise Management” issued by CACEM, in Apr., 2018, “2017 Guangdong Provincial Excellent Entrepreneur in Transportation Industry” issued by Guangdong Provincial Transportation Association.
Professor of Huazhong University of Science and Technology
CHEN Tao, Professor and Doctoral Supervisor of School of Public Management of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Director of Department of Urban Management, Secretary-general of Smart City Committee of China Electronic Commerce Association and Visiting Scholar of School of Computer and Information System of College of Commerce of Georgia State University, mainly engaged in the research of service standard of information technology, e-government and smart city.
Associate Professor of School of Electro-mechanical Engineering at Guangdong University of Technology
Dr. Zhi Li is an associate professor in School of Electro-mechanical Engineering at Guangdong University of Technology. He has conducted the blockchain research and published manufacturing blockchain papers in international journals in an early stage. He served as the conference chairman about Industrial Blockchain Section in many international conferences, such as Computer & Industrial Engineering etc. Also, he is the Managing Guest Editor of the special issue about blockchain in industry in Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing. He has hosted many national, provincial and/or enterprise R&D projects whose amount is nearly 20 million and published more than 40 research papers, including over 20 SCI papers. Besides, he applied over 30 invention patents. Dr. Zhi Li also serves as Deputy Director of the National Joint Laboratory for Manufacturing Internet of Things and Deputy Secretary-General of Guangdong Mechanical Engineering Society-Manufacturing Informatization Branch.
The Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering; Professor, College of Nursing Affiliate, University of Iowa Informatics Initiative
Dr. Andrew Kusiak is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at The University of Iowa, Iowa City and Director of the Intelligent Systems Laboratory. He has chaired two departments, Industrial Engineering (1988-95) and Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (2010-15). His current research interests include applications of computational intelligence and big data in automation, manufacturing, product development, renewable energy, sustainability, and healthcare. He has published numerous books and hundreds of technical papers in journals sponsored by professional societies, such as the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Institute of Industrial Engineers, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Nature, and other societies. He speaks frequently at international meetings, conducts professional seminars, and consults for industrial corporations. Dr. Kusiak has served in elected professional society positions as well as various editorial boards of over fifty journals, including five different IEEE Transactions.
Professor Kusiak is a Fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers and the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing. Besides his academic appointment at the University of Iowa. His past academic appointments, include the Technical University of Nova Scotia (now Dalhousie University) and the University of Manitoba in Canada. He has held distinguished research professorships at the Huazhong University of Science and Technology (China), University of Hong Kong (SAR), and King Abdulaziz University (Saudi Arabia) as well as visiting positions at the University of Lion, Institute National Polytechnique de Grenoble, University of Nancy (France), and the University of Montreal (Canada). His graduate students have assumed prominent positions in academia and industry. Dr. Kusiak has co-advised PhD students at the University on Munich (Germany) and Institute National Polytechnique de Grenoble (France). His lab has hosted numerus visitors from different countries. Professor Kusiak is a Fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers and the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing.
Dean of Automation College, Guangdong University of Technology, scholars of the Yangtze River, Professor
Professor Renquan Lu received his doctor of philosophy from Zhejiang University, Scholars of the Yangtze River, the National Natural Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars. He is currently the dean of the Institute of Automation of Guangdong University of Technology. He is a member of the Control Theory Committee of China Automation Society and chairman of the Organizing Committee of the 34th China Control Conference. He has acquired three items of the National Natural Science Fund and a 863 projects. His research directions include: network control theory and application research, singular systems, robust control of quantitative feedback. So far, he has published over 100 papers in SCI, including 61 papers in Automatica and IEEE Journal, his paper have been cited for 1300 times by SCI. He has published 2 monographs, 1 teaching material for ordinary high education of the eleventh five-year plan, he has been granted more than 20 invention patents.
General Manager of Industrial Cloud of Tencent Clould
Terry is General Manager of Industrial Cloud in Tencent Cloud, and focus on the design and marketing of product and solution for long time. He has been in charge of FII, Shaoxing Industrial Cloud and so on, major projects.
Director Of IMPC of GETECH
In the tide of industrial intelligent transformation, Gechuang is based on the deep accumulation of TCL manufacturing industry, emphasizes the integration of Internet technology and actual production of manufacturing industry, and builds the only "manufacturing * AI" industrial Internet platform in China. From four dimensions of production-oriented, operation-oriented, collaboration-oriented and product-oriented, power enterprises can break through the whole manufacturing process; from the three directions of automation, data and intelligence, they can build leading intelligent factories with the goal of cost reduction, efficiency enhancement and quality improvement; and from the IoT platform, large data platform and intelligent application platform. (AI) based on the realization of various manufacturing elements and resources of information exchange and data integration, promote the continuous upgrading of the manufacturing value chain.
CTO of AInnovation, one of the co-founder of AInnovation, and the primary architect of AI Engineering Institute of Innovation Workshop
Zhang Faen has the experiences on technical research and developing and management in IT industry of over 10 years, and he deals with many fields, such as enterprise-level software, indoor map positioning and navigation, Internet search engine, full-field knowledge atlas, big data analysis and storage, machine learning, and deep learning, etc. He has obtained more than 10 USA patents and more than 30 Chinese patents during the work.
Zhang Faen was the director architect of research and development in Baidu, the chairman of technology committee and the primary architect for big data and AI of the Cloud CalculationCareer Department of Baidu, and he also worked in the field of research and development in Google and Microsoft.
Zhang Faen was graduated from Software Institute of CAS and has the master diploma of computer software and theorey.