2016全球云计算大会中国站 | Cloud Connect China
 
May 9-11, 2018 Shanghai Int'l Convention Center     
 
 
Cloud 2018

Call for Submission

Interop & Cloud Connect China Series is deemed as THE premier platform to lead the development of internet & cloud computing in China. With aim to introduce the latest global technology advances to the Chinese IT industry, the Interop & Cloud Connect event sets up over 100 highly informative and educational conference tracks every year, deliberating buzzword topics & future dynamics.

2018 marks a turning point in the technology revolution, as ecosystem evolutions enable a wave of new innovative products come to life globally. The Interop & Cloud Connect event, serving as a central hub, will continue to highlight notable trends that affect industries throughout the year, and share how thought leaders and key stakeholders are responding to these trends.

Now the 2018 Advisory Board is accepting proposals for the 2018 Shanghai event, which will be held on May 9-11, 2018 @Shanghai International Convention Center. The other stop of the year will kick off on September 27-28, 2018 in Zhengzhou, He’nan Province of China, whose topic submission channel will be open in March 2018.

Sincerely we look forward to hearing you expertise and we thank you in advance for your support and commitment to the Advisory Board.

Deadline for proposals is Jan 5, 2018 for Shanghai event. (Should you have any inquires for Zhengzhou event, please click the hyperlink as follows www.cloudconnectevent.cn/en-us/index, or you can contact Ms. Molly Huang directly via molly.huang@ubm.com)

Topics (include but not limited to)
Keynotes (Industrial Trends & Future Depiction)
Tech Sessions: IOT Monetization; Security & Compliance; AI for Enterprise Operations; Women in Technology
Industrial Seminar: IT solutions related to finance, healthcare, education, and other Internet+ industries

Presentation Formats
20-min Lectures + 5-min Audience Q&A
Lectures are issue-oriented, provide concrete examples, and contain both practical and theoretical information. They are 25 minutes long (including answering questions from the audience), and generally we make the assumption that there will only be one speaker on the platform. We welcome as many styles and types as possible. Please inform the advisory board in advance in the case that you may require a second speaker to involve.
*NOTE: We do NOT supply any hardware (like laptops) for the attendees. If you need them to bring anything with them, this must be CLEARLY stated in your abstract.

Submission Form
The submission form will ask you for these five key items:
1. Contact information
Please provide full contact information and include a short biography.
2. Session Title
Please provide the speech title both in Chinese and English.
3. Session description
A description of your presentation as you would have it appear in the conference program in 300 words or less.
4. What knowledge will the attendee gain or benefit from attending your session?
In 200 words or less, describe what attendees will learn from your session.
5. Outline/Extended abstract
Provide a description of your presentation in greater detail, absolutely no proposal will be considered without it. You can either enter your extended abstract in the provided text box, or upload a text file (in .txt format). For submissions using the input box, please limit your expanded description to 500 words. For submissions using the file upload, limit your expanded description to one to two pages.

Speaker Expectations
When you agree to speak at Interop & Cloud Connect China 2018, you are making a commitment to deliver a well prepared talk and to speak on the topic you have proposed. We ask that you do not drastically change the submitted topic or content. The talk you present must be the talk that was submitted and accepted.
We expect our speakers to submit a presentation in both English and Chinese version for the online conference archives. The submitter also agrees to be available to present his/her session during any day of Interop & Cloud Connect China 2018 (May 9-11, 2018 Shanghai).

Submission Process
The Advisory Board will review and rate submissions based on the following criteria:
Concept: This is the basic idea of your submission. Is it interesting? Is it relevant? Will it be beneficial for game developers to hear? There is plenty of room for innovative ideas and also the tried and true.
Depth: Is the basic idea well considered and thought out? To what extent will the audience gain insight? The more in-depth, the better.
Organization: Are your ideas conducive to present in front of an audience? Will the Advisory Board understand what you are trying to say? Organization helps.
Credentials: How do your credentials qualify you to speak on the topic you have proposed?

Q&A
How do I propose a vendor-specific session?
We want our talks to be opportunities for cloud computing professional to share their ideas and experiences. Proposals that are commercial or marketing in nature will not be considered. In general, content specific to proprietary products and technologies is considered sponsored material. The Advisory Board and conference management reserve the right to exercise their editorial discretion.
If you would like to publicize a product, please contact our sales team for more information on sponsorship opportunities, including sponsored sessions (single lecture, full-day/half-day workshop day).

When will I be notified of the status of my submission?
You will receive an automated email response once your submission is received. The Steering Committee will notify all submitters regarding the acceptance of their proposal(s) within 60 days after submission. If you do not hear from us, please contact Molly Huang, molly.huang@ubm.com.


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