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2021 Autonomous Networks Industry Summit

Thursday, September 23, 2021 . 09:00am – 12:15pm UTC/GMT+08:00

New technologies such as 5G, artificial intelligence and cloud are emerging and accelerating the process of global digitalization nowadays. Human beings are entering a fully connected intelligent world whereas networks are also undergoing an automatic and intelligent transformation. Autonomous Networks has become an industry consensus that provides “Zero-X” (zero wait, zero touch, and zero trouble) network service experience and accelerates industry digital transformation.

The Autonomous Networks Industry Summit China aims to build an industrial communication platform for autonomous networks, focus on digital and intelligent network transformation and create a converged ecosystem and a win-win business environment.


The Park Hyatt Hotel
2 Jianguomenwai Street, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100022 China


09:00 – 09:40 | Envision: Industry Trends


Zhiqin Wang,  Vice-President of China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT)  (Guest Host)
Cun Xie, Director of Communications Department of Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT)
Ku Wen, VP & Secretary General of China Communications Standards Association (CCSA)
Nik Willetts, CEO of TM Forum
Huidi Li, Vice-President of China Mobile
David Wang, Executive Director of the Board, Huawei

09:40 – 09:50 | Empower: Collaborative Ecosystem

Joint Ceremony on developing the industry of Autonomous Networks
TM Forum and CCSA jointly celebrate the AN Progress with China Mobile, China Telecom, and China Unicom and other partners.

09:50 – 11:10 | Engage: Best Practices

Autonomous Networks Expedite Cloudification & Digital Transformation to invigorate digital economy development
Zhiyong Liu, Managing Director, China Telecom Cloud-network Operation Department

Implement Autonomous Networks to Enable Intelligent Network O&M
Jiang Yan, General Manager, China Mobile Networks Department

Autonomous Networks and Innovative Trinity:Making New Breakthroughs in Intelligent Network Operations
Taoye Zhang, General Manager, China Unicom Intelligent Network Innovation Center

Autonomous Networks Enable Digital Intelligent Transformation of Carrier Networks
Reading Gao, CEO, AsiaInfo

Cohesion in Autonomous Driving Network Promotes High-quality Network Development
Hongju Lu, President, Huawei General Development Dept

11:10 – 11:45 | Establish: Standard Progress

Progress and Outlook of Global AN Standards
George Glass, CTO, TM Forum
Thomas Tovinger, Chair, 3GPP SA5
Klaus Martiny, Chair, ETSI ZSM

Define Autonomous Networks General Level Evaluation Standards to Drive Development of O&M Capabilities
Luoming Meng, Chair, China Communications Standards Association (CCSA) TC7

Build the Industrial Collaboration Platform to Accelerate the Development of Autonomous Networks Industry
Li Ao, Secretary General, China Communications Standards Association (CCSA) TC610

11:45 – 11:55 | Enrich: Industry recognition

TM Forum Catalyst recognition
Kevin Xu, Regional Director of APAC, TM Forum

11:55- 12:20 | TM Forum Catalyst Project Exhibition

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