2018全球云计算大会中国站 | Cloud Connect China
 
Dec 12-14, 2018 Ningbo, China     
 
 
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, Interop & Cloud Connect China sets up over 100 highly informative and educational conference tracks every year, deliberating buzzword topics & future dynamics.
Ningbo of Zhejiang Province in China has been titled the first Model City of implementing the strategy of “Made in China 2025” as it is an important advanced manufacturing base in eastern seaboard of China. To implement the strategy of “Made in China 2025” and , UBM China, with the solid support Ningbo Municipal People's Government, is about to hold Interop
& Cloud Connect China 2018 – Ningbo Event on December 12-14, 2018 at Pan Pacific Ningbo.
All kinds of experts in IT industry and downstream industry will be welcomed to attend the grand event including representatives, CEO, CIO or CTO from governments, relevant industry associations, overseas and domestic IT enterprises and end-user companies. They will share experiences and analysis of applications of cloud computing, big data and AI in various industries such as manufacturing, smart city, finance and trade, textiles and garments, home appliances, etc.

Now the Interop & Cloud Connect China Advisory Board is accepting proposals for the 2018 Ningbo event, which will be held on December 12-14, 2018.


Sincerely we look forward to hearing your expertise and we thank you in advance for your support and commitment to the Advisory Board.
Deadline for proposals is Sept 28, 2018.

Topics (include but not limited to)
Keynotes (Industrial Trends & Future Depiction)
The Trend of Digital Intelligent Manufacturing (The trend of transforming into intelligent manufacturing; How to accelerate the industrial upgrading and strengthen the advantages through big data, cloud computing and IoT);
Tech Sessions:
  • Cloud Security (Security guarantee in the process of systematic informatization by using cloud platform);
  • Edge Computing (Study cases by specific industries including the effective use of data after being uploaded on the cloud platform, AI-driven edge computing);
  • Artificial Intelligence (Application scenarios and study cases);
  • Application Scenarios of Cloud Computing in the 5G Era (How to reach immersive experience? The deployment of operators);
  • Smart City (The construction of smart city and its maintenance sustained by cloud computing, big data. The security challenges facing a smart city);
  • Advanced Manufacturing (How to enhance the productivity by optimizing the allocation of manufacturing resources and reach the goal of advanced manufacturing that is informatization, automation; Successful cases are preferred);

Industrial Seminar:

IT solutions related to auto manufacturing, petrochemistry, textiles & garments, home appliances, clean energy, and other Internet+ industries.

Presentation Formats
30-min Lectures + 5-min Audience Q&A
Lectures are issue-oriented, provide concrete examples, and contain both practical and theoretical information. They are 35 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 – Ningbo Event, 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 – Ningbo Event.
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) by October 12, 2018. If you do not hear from us, please contact Daisy Xu, daisy.xu@ubm.com.