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The Fortune Global Tech Forum is an annual international technology event for senior executives from global FORTUNE 500 companies, top emerging entrepreneurs of the tech world, and the most prominent investors who finance them. This was the third year that the forum took place in Guangzhou and showcased the annual Fortune China Innovation Award Competition.

China, long the world’s manufacturing and export powerhouse, has in recent years emerged as a leader in infrastructure, 5G technology, e-commerce, mobile payment and artificial intelligence. While growing its tech services and R&D, the continued development of China’s economy will have profound impact on the country and the rest of the world.

The Forum highlighted key trends in global technology. For executives, entrepreneurs and investors alike, and offered a unique opportunity to meet the leaders of the digital revolution and learn how they are reshaping the world of tomorrow.

Agenda

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EVENT DAY
Thursday 7 Nov, 2019
8:30 AM
FORTUNE CHINA INNOVATION AWARD COMPETITION No. 3
8:30 AM
WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS
8:40 AM
SETTING THE AGENDA
8:45 AM
IN FOCUS: THE POWER OF 5G
8:45 AM
IN FOCUS: THE POWER OF 5G
8:45 AM
IN FOCUS: THE POWER OF 5G
8:45 AM
THE 5G REVOLUTION
9:05 AM
CHARGED BY 5G
9:10 AM
MORNING SESSIONS
9:10 AM
THE FUTURE OF TRAVEL
9:25 AM
MAKING THE RIGHT CONNECTIONS
9:30 AM
TECHNOLOGY FOR INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT
9:55 AM
TECHNOLOGY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
9:55 AM
WOWED BY THE CLOUD
10:20 AM
REFRESHMENT BREAK
10:20 AM
REFRESHMENT BREAK
10:45 AM
BIOTECH: IN SEQUENCE
10:45 AM
COMING ATTRACTIONS: THE ENTERTAINMENT AND MEDIA INDUSTRY’S DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
10:45 AM
IN FOCUS: HEALTHCARE AND BIOTECH
11:05 AM
WHAT’S IN STORE: THE FUTURE OF RETAIL
11:10 AM
NEUROINFORMATICS: THE REAL FUTURE OF WORK
11:20 AM
HEALTHCARE: THE TECH RX
11:35 AM
BIG DATA, REAL OPPORTUNITIES
11:45 AM
INNOVATION AND INTEGRATION IN THE GREATER BAY AREA
12:05 PM
THE X FACTOR
12:10 PM
SWITCH BREAK
12:20 PM
LUNCH
12:25 PM
AWARD SUMMARY AND PRESENTATION CEREMONY
12:30 PM
CLOSING REMARKS AND ADJOURN
1:20 PM
SWITCH BREAK
1:30 PM
FORTUNE CHINA INNOVATION AWARD COMPETITION No. 1
2:10 PM
SERVING THE NEXT TWO BILLION
2:25 PM
AFTERNOON SESSIONS
2:25 PM
THE FUTURE OF BLOCKCHAIN
2:55 PM
CHEETAH MOBILE: ON THE HUNT
3:10 PM
BRIDGING THE TECHNOLOGY DIVIDE
3:40 PM
REFRESHMENT BREAK
4:05 PM
AFTERNOON SESSIONS
4:05 PM
TECH TRANSFORMATION AT GOLDMAN SACHS
4:25 PM
SMART MOVES: URBAN STRATEGIES FOR BETTER TRANSIT
4:55 PM
BRIGHT LIGHTS, BIG DATA
5:20 PM
FORTUNE CHINA INNOVATION AWARD COMPETITION No. 2
6:00 PM
NETWORKING RECEPTION AND GALA DINNER

Venue

 

Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou
5 ZHUJIANG WEST ROAD
PEARL RIVER NEW CITY, TIANHE DISTRICT
GUANGZHOU, CHINA

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The agenda for FORTUNE Global Tech Forum is developed with the guidance of Fortune editors, and the program is tailored with themes and speakers carefully selected to deliver maximum value to participants.

For Participation:

Attendance at Fortune Global Tech Forum is by invitation only, and subject to approval. Registration is non-transferable. The 2019 registration fee of US $2,500 includes the complete program, scheduled meals, and conference materials. Participants are responsible for their own travel and hotel charges. The staff for the event will provide more information about accommodations.
Diana Connors
Email: globaltechforum@fortune.com

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Tel: 212-522-3194
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