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Conference agenda

Beyond hardware: Digital business models for the Industrial Internet in China

5 March 2018

9:00 – 9:30 Registration and morning coffee
9:30 – 9:35 Conference opening
  Ming Zeng: Secretary General at Internet of Things Association of Guangdong Province
9:35 – 10:05

Beyond hardware: Digital business models for the Industrial Internet in China

  • Minds vs. machines, products vs. platforms, the core of enterprises vs. the crowd – major paradigms shaping the future of our economy
  • China’s role in this context - findings of our brand-new study on AI in China
  • What does this mean for industrial companies? Outlook on the challenges and opportunities these developments bring for them.

Georg Stieler: Managing Director Asia at STM China

10:05 – 10:35

Capturing value from digitisation in China’s closed Internet ecosystem - legal aspects of providing Industry 4.0 services in China

Jan-Michael Hähnel: Foreign Legal Consultant at Burkardt Legal

10:35 – 10:55 Coffee break and networking
10:55 – 11:30

Digital transformation in traditional industry – Schindler

John Gao: Chief Information Officer at Schindler China & Asia Pacific / Senior Vice President at Schindler China

11:30 – 12:00

IoT is hot, AI is hot but AI+IoT is hotter

  • When traditional device/IoT companies step into IoT+AI territory, they will encounter too many blocks, and vice versa. This situation is preventing new scenarios from true business value.
  • The new technical model IMA(IoT-Middleware-AI) not only solves partial problems mentioned, but also creates a blue ocean for vertical solution companies, and help these companies to build barrier against monopoly.
  • We will talk about the real cases and practices that we have explored with Microsoft.

Zhen Guan: Principal Technical Evangelist at Microsoft

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch break
13:00 – 13:30

Internet of things, link to the future

Huakang Li: Sales Director at RootCloud

13:30 – 14:00

New model of data driven cloud manufacturing application

Baomin Li: Vice General Manager at CASICloud

14:00 – 14:20 Coffee break and networking
14:20 – 14:55

The Power of IBM Watson

  • Watson in Automotive
  • Watson in Aviation
  • Watson in Healthcare
  • Watson in Engineering
  • Watson in Manufacturing

Mohamed El-Refai: Chief technology officer at IBM GBC

14:55 – 15:25

A social network of machines: trust, execution and value exchange

  • How technologies like block chain are enabling interconnected yet autonomous machines
  • How they address industrial internet's business model problem
  • Sub-topics: a complete pedigree of product; mind and machine; long tail; trust fabric

Vincent Y. Wang: Chief Innovation Officer at China Wanxiang Holdings Co Ltd

15:25 – 16:10

Panel discussion: The challenge of scalability: how to bring smart manufacturing from the concept stage to profitability.

Charlie Wu: Managing Director at Intelligent Eyes Automation Technology (Guangzhou) Co Ltd

Mohamed El-Refai: Chief technology officer at IBM GBC

Georg Stieler: Managing Director Asia of STM China

Vincent Y. Wang: Chief Innovation Officer at China Wanxiang Holdings Co Ltd

Jialin Zhou: Chief Information Officer at Shengyi Technology Co Ltd

16:10 End of the event

Impressions

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