On July 22nd, the Cloud Connect China 2020 was opened at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Ningbo.This year's Conference focused on the digital transformation of enterprises, in-depth discussed specific applications of enterprises once they got on the cloud, as well as analyzed application cases of digital transformation in various industries.The Conference adopted the offline and online interactive methods, attracted nearly 500 professional audiences on site. Through online live broadcast by the well-recognized media of "YongPai", more than 200,000 audiences watched the live stream broadcast of the main forum in form of cloud participation.
Mr. Liqun Gu, Deputy Secretary General of Ningbo Municipal People's Government,
Gave theWelcoming Speech for the Opening Ceremony of the Conference.
Mr. Liqun Gu, Deputy Secretary-General of Ningbo Municipal People's Government, said in his speech that“At present, Ningbo is in a critical period of innovation, transformation and development, and it is also an important period for the in-depth integration of big data and cloud computing technologies with traditional industries and urban management etc. fields.We sincerely hope that with the help of this international platform of the Cloud Connect China 2020, inspirations of exploring the cloud computing applications will be brought to Ningbo, nationwide, and even wider ranges, and strive for more and higher-end talents, international resources and high-quality projects to enter Ningbo.”
Subsequently, on behalf of C30 sponsors, Mr. BillZhang, Vice President of Informa Markets China, the organizer, released the “C30 Consensus Reached in the Second C30 Cloud Connect World 30 Leaders Closed Meeting” held on July 21st by representatives from five major fields of political, industrial, academic, research and applications.The main contents of the “C30 Consensus” including digital transformation, digital governance of public health system, new infrastructures, industrial internet, and the first five parts of standards and norms.At the same time, in his speech, Mr. Zhang Ming especially thanked all conference participants. The pandemic caused the Conference to adopt both offline and online interactive methods, which provided opportunities for more regions and people to participate the Cloud Connect China 2020. The pandemic cannot cut off people’s longings for professional knowledge, and the pandemic makes enterprises accelerate to implement cloud and cloud applications, seize current new opportunities and actively promote the digital transformation and upgrading of enterprises through new measurements.
Dr. Jie Li, a foreign academician of the Engineering Academy of Japan and a professor of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Computer Science and Engineering Department, School of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering, led the speech at the main forum.
After the opening ceremony, the main forum of the Conference in the morning withthe theme of“Digital Transformation Trend Based on Cloud Computing" was led by Dr. Jie Li, a foreign academician of the Engineering Academy of Japan and a professor of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Computer Science and Engineering Department, School of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering.With the theme of "Edge and Cloud Computing Empower Sustainable Smart City Development", he shared the hybrid emerging paradigm of edge computing and cloud computing will empower sustainable development and promote the development of smart cities.Subsequently, Yale Li, Chairman of CSA GCR, Chief Cloud Security Scientist & Fellow, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xu Jing, Director of Alibaba Cloud Intelligent Strategic Development Department in East China, Yuxue Su, Chairman of Ningbo Tencent Cloud Industrial Base, and Mr. Carles Gomara, Deputy Director of Innovation, Government of Catalonia (Spain), delivered important speeches respectively on how information security, digital new infrastructure, industrial internet and 5G applications as key technologies of industrial transformation under the tide of digital transformation. Due to the pandemic impact, online video stream method was adopted for speeches given by Mr. Yale Li and Mr. Carles Gomara.
On the afternoon of the 22nd, around the topic of “Application of Cloud Computing for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises”, the main forum of the Conference focused on key themes of the digital transformation of China's manufacturing industry, enterprise digital platform, digital subversion, enterprise recovery, 5G prospect and talent development. Michael Hackl, CEO of Suzhou Infoteam Software Co., Ltd., IIoT expert, Michael Li, Senior Vice President, General Manager of Digital Transformation Solutions, Kingdee International Software Group, Dr. Arul Aruleswaran, Director of Transformation of Geodis China, Nick Fawbert, CEO of Mutiny Consulting Co., Ltd., Wang Shen, Senior Consultant, Enterprise & IT of Omdia, Rohit Bhagat, Principal Consultant of Huawei Technology shared freely about their respective experiences around the conference themes.Speakers unanimously stated that enterprises need to continuously promote digital transformation, and then have the opportunity to reconstruct their competitive advantages.
The Cloud Connect China 2020Attracted Nearly 500 Professional Audiences, and Through Online Live Stream Broadcast by the Well-recognized Media of "YongPai", More Than 200,000 Audiences Watched the Live Broadcast of the Main Forum in Form of Cloud Participation.
Another heavyweight activity on the first day of the Conference was the award ceremony of the 7th "Top Cloud Connect Award" of the main forum. It is reported that this "Top Cloud Connect Award"received 387 award nominations applied by 183 enterprises, and finally more than 70 honorary trophies were given under seven award categories covering groups, individuals, and paying tribute to the industry etc., in recognition of groups, individuals and products that made outstanding contributions to China's cloud computing industry in 2019-2020. Among all the awards, the “2020 Cloud Contributor on COVID-19 Fight”, as a special annual award, was actively nominated by various industries, and 41 “Cloud Contributors on COVID-19 Fight” were awarded. The Conference advocated the spirit of public dedication of the cloud computing industry through the core industry media as well.
On the second day of the Conference, the forum will be launched in form of pure offline activities, covering solid practical contents in four applicational levels of digital marketing, industrial internet and digital transformation, cloud computing technology and cloud security. Please keep looking forward to it!
Ms. Kelly Yao