March 27-28, 2020 Live Webcast on HUAWEI CLOUD

Public Notices

We attach great importance to the health and safety of all guests attending the Huawei Developer Conference 2020 (Cloud). As such, based on the current situation for the prevention and control of the coronavirus outbreak, the Huawei Developer Conference 2020 (Cloud), originally scheduled from February 11 to 12 in Shenzhen, will be postponed until March 27 to 28, 2020. It will be presented live via webcast.

Together with Global Developers, We Dream Big and Fly High!

Let's soar on the wings of Kunpeng and Ascend

HDC.Cloud 2020

HDC.Cloud is Huawei's annual flagship event for global developers in the ICT field.

The event serves as a way to build a global platform for exchanging ideas and trying out new things. We want to share the ICT technologies and capabilities Huawei has developed over the past 30 years. Our Kunpeng and Ascend processors, in particular, will be powerful new engines for global developers.

We look forward to working with you to usher in a new era of computing. Together, let's dream big and fly high!

  • In-depth exploration of cutting-edge technologies in the ICT sector

    Understand cutting-edge ICT technologies and the product development experience and gain insights into industry trends. Share how new technologies have been employed to enable customers' digital transformation.

  • Gatherings of industry experts and more than 100 sharing sessions

    50+ speeches, 120+ forums, and 40+ training and communication sessions, 108 gatherings with the best minds of Huawei.

  • Communication and practice on the latest technologies and community projects

    Systematically learn open ICT capabilities such as Kunpeng general computing, Ascend AI computing, database, blockchain, cloud native, and 5G. Participate in popular open-source projects such as CarbonData, ServiceComb, KubeEdge, and openEuler.

Keynote Speakers

Sharing insights into the ICT industry

Ai Wei

Joining Huawei in 1993, Mr. Ai Wei is a Huawei Fellow and has been engaged in the telecommunication industry. Now he is responsible for the strategic planning of Huawei’s chipsets and hardware technology.

Chris Aniszczyk

Chris Aniszczyk brings 20 years of experience as The Linux Foundation’s Vice President of Developer Relations, COO of Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) and Executive Director of the Open Container Initiative (OCI).

He focuses on working with the developer community to advance open source projects at scale. Previously Chris served as Twitter’s head of open source, where he led a team of developer advocates and was responsible for Twitter’s open source engineering, strategy, and culture. He co-founded the TODO Group which is the defining corporate open source program management practices across the industry. He has also contributed to Gentoo/Fedora Linux and served on the Eclipse Foundation’s Board of Directors and the Java Community Process Executive Committee. An engineer by trade, Chris brings a passion for both open source and community development to the organization.

Craig Russell

Craig Russell is a core member of the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) as well as a member of the Apache Incubator Project Management Committee. He specializes in database APIs, and is an ORM architect in Java and Javascript for Sun and Oracle. Having been involved with the ASF since 2005, and having served as Apache Secretary and ambassador since 2010, Craig has chaired the ASF since May 2019.

Dr. Gong Li

Dr. Gong Li is currently the CEO of Linaro. Holding Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Computer Science from Tsinghua University, as well as a Doctorate in Computer Science from Cambridge University, he went on to win the Leonard G. Abraham Award from IEEE in 1994. As the former President and CEO of Mozilla Corporation, General Manager of Microsoft MSN China, Distinguished Engineer of Sun Microsystems, and an outstanding scientist of SRI International, Gong has a wealth of industry experience under his belt. In addition to more than 20 U.S. patents, three books, and numerous technical papers, Gong has remained committed to open source technology and collaborative projects. These include his leadership role in Java platforms and Firefox/Firefox OS, as well as other important industry contributions.

Gong has also been involved in many entrepreneurial projects in both Silicon Valley and China as a founder, investor, and consultant. From 2007 to 2009, he operated as an investment partner and head of China for Bessemer Venture Partners, a U.S. venture capital firm.

Hou Jinlong

Mr. Hou Jinlong is the President of the Cloud & AI BG of Huawei. His responsibilities cover cloud, artificial intelligence, big data, intelligent computing, storage, intelligent video analytics and other product areas.

Mr. Hou Jinlong joined Huawei in 1996 and has extensive management experience. He has served as Huawei Wireless GSM Product Manager, Huawei Wireless Product Sales Director, Huawei Wireless Product Marketing Engineering Director, CEO of TD Tech and President of the Network Energy Product Line.

Mr. Hou Jinlong graduated from the Computer Science and Engineering Department of Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 1992 with a major in Computer Applications.

Peixin Hou

Peixin Hou is currently serving as the Chief Expert of Open Software in Huawei. He has been working in the software industry for over 20 years and has experience in operating systems, mobile software, media processing, and cloud computing.

Peixin started his open source journey in 2000 and is now an active strategist and evangelist in the field. He is involved in defining various key strategies on open source for Huawei and leads the company's free and open-source software (FOSS) development in areas such as Linux and containers. He also serves as a board or steering committee member in several open source projects, such as Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) and Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII). Peixin has also represented Huawei on the board of Linaro.

Peixin received his Ph.D. from the University of Surrey, UK in electronic and electrical engineering.

Dr. Huang Tiejun

Dr. Huang Tiejun is a professor with the Department of Computer Science, School of EE&CS, Peking University, and the Director of the Beijing Academy for Artificial Intelligence. His research areas include visual information processing and neuromorphic computing. Professor Huang is a Fellow of CAAI and CCF, as well as the secretary general of the Artificial Intelligence Industry Technology Innovation Alliance. Professor Huang received National Award for Science and Technology of China (Tier-2) for three times (2010, 2012 and 2017).

Jonathan Bryce

Jonathan Bryce, who has spent his career building the cloud, is Executive Director of the OpenStack Foundation. Previously he was a founder of the Rackspace Cloud. He started his career working as a web developer for Rackspace, and during his tenure, he and co-worker Todd Morey had a vision to build a sophisticated web hosting environment where users and businesses alike could turn to design, develop and deploy their ideal website – all without being responsible for procuring the technology, installing it or making sure it is built to be always available. This vision became the Rackspace Cloud. Since then he has been a major driver of OpenStack, the open source cloud software initiative.

Li Chengwen

Li Chengwen has a postgraduate degree in system analysis and integration from Beijing Normal University, and now works for the CCB Fintech Beijing business group as the project manager of the credit card and open bank team and the safe production and HA product line. Li's work experience in Microsoft, Xiaomi, and CCB Fintech has made him an expert in distributed technologies and microservice. He has contributed to key CCB projects, including the development of a next-generation credit card system, host service migration, and the international promotion of CCB credit cards. His roles in these projects demonstrate his dedication to modernizing the CCB credit card system with information technologies.

Li is currently leading the project for a new CCB credit card system powered by the Kunpeng platform and GaussDB. His goal involves integrating different underlying software and hardware with distributed technologies to build a compound credit card system that features high scalability, performance, availability, and security. His project team plans to build a dual-track operation mechanism for the industry's first Kunpeng-based core financial system. They are leading the way in empowering core financial applications with the Kunpeng platform.

Dr. Li Jin

Dr. Li Jin is a co-founder and the CTO of Apulis Technology, the managing director of the Artificial Intelligence Research Center of Shenzhen - Tsinghua University, and an IEEE Fellow. Prior to that, Dr. Li was a Partner Research Manager of Cloud Computing and Storage for Microsoft Research (Redmond, WA). The DL Workspace headed by Dr. Li is the main AI development platform of Microsoft, and is widely used by Bing and Microsoft Cognitive Service.

Liu Gang

Liu Gang joined Yunxingyu in 2006, where he served as the manager of the software business group of the research center before moving to his current role of the general manager of the tolling business group. Liu has spent the past 13 years developing and innovating highway toll collection systems inside and outside China, and has contributed to building highway toll collection systems in Beijing (China), Ethiopia, and Uganda. For his efforts, he has won multiple awards, including the Science and Technology Award of the Beijing Highway and Transportation Society, and Award of Beijing Enterprise Management Modernization and Innovation.

Mike Milinkovich

Mike Milinkovich has been engaged in the software industry for more than 30 years, from software engineering to product management and IP licensing. He is responsible for supporting the Eclipse open source community and its business ecosystem. Before joining Eclipse, Mike was the vice president of the Oracle development team.

Mike is a member of the Executive Committee of the Java Community Process (JCP) and a board member of the Open Source Initiative (OSI) and OpenJDK communities.

Michael Widenius

(Monty)

Michael Widenius (also known as Monty) is the author of the very first line of MySQL code, and is a founding member of MySQL AB. Following the acquisition of MySQL AB by Sun, Michael established Monty Program AB and continued the development of a new branch, MariaDB, based on MySQL code.

He is currently the president and CTO of MariaDB, and is known as an open-source database leader. Monty is regarded as the soul of MySQL and MariaDB, and has a high reputation within the industry.

Steven Ma

After Steven Ma graduated from the EMBA program of Fudan University in Shanghai, he began his career as the general manager of the entertainment group of Guangzhou Guangtong Communication Development before moving to Tencent in 2007. Going from strength to strength, Ma was elected Senior Vice President in 2013 and has served the role ever since. He manages a wide range of Tencent businesses, including the collaborative development and release of games, QQTalk, back-end R&D and operation support, and the global business expansion and investment of Tencent Games.

Since he took charge of Tencent Games, Ma has marked a number of milestones in the history of global online games. He has contributed to developing a string of well-known and quality games, such as Dungeon & Fighter, CrossFire, QQ Dancer, and League of Legends (LOL), which have tremendously boosted the company's performance growth.

Dr. Tian Qi

Tian Qi, Chief Scientist of Computer Vision, Huawei Noah's Ark Laboratory, doctor of the University of Illinois, IEEE Fellow, Professor of the Department of Computer Science at UTSA, Changjiang Chair Professor of the Ministry of Education, China, receiver of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, and member of the 14th 1,000 Talents Plan of China.

Tian has served as an evaluation expert of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, a lecturer at Tsinghua University, and a visiting professor at the Institute of Computing Technology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the University of Science and Technology of China, and Zhejiang University.

Tian has won the Google Faculty Research Award, the President's Distinguished Achievement Awards of UTSA, and has been honored as one of the 10 most influential scholars in the multimedia field. Tian has published more than 500 articles in top journals, such as the IEEE TPAMI, IJCV, TIP, and TMM.

Wang Bo

Wang Bo, senior engineer of Kunpeng software porting and performance tuning, previously serving as manager of the STB basic software development department. He led the rebuilding of STB products' software architecture, the pre-research and application of AI technologies, such as speech/super resolution/graphics and image recognition, ultra-large-capacity SMS distribution algorithm and architecture design, the customer care messaging service system, SMS database architecture design and performance tuning.

Wang shared multiple topics about Kunpeng software porting and performance tuning at technical salons such as Arch Summit and OpenResty. He is also the author of popular blogs on TaiShan code porting and Kunpeng performance tuning.

Wang led his team in R&D, rebuilding, and performance tuning of multiple products and projects based on Kunpeng processors. The team has made great contributions to the application of Kunpeng processors and TaiShan servers. It has cooperated with industry customers and ecosystem partners to develop dozens of projects and has a deep understanding of Kunpeng processors and software porting.

Dr. Wu Feng

Wu Feng, IEEE Fellow, graduated from Harbin Institute of Technology with a PhD in Engineering. Wu has served as a researcher, director of research, and chief researcher at Microsoft Research Asia. He is now the assistant to the President of the University of Science and Technology of China and director of the National Engineering Laboratory for Brain-inspired Intelligence Technology and Application.

Wang Weiqiang

Wang Weiqiang joined Yonyou in 2015 and has since been engaged in NC Cloud product R&D, quality assurance, and product O&M.

The NC Cloud is a high-end product line of Yonyou Group. It provides comprehensive digital solutions to people, finance, things, and facilitates the digital transformation of large enterprises.

Wang Yawei

Wang Yawei is the R&D technical director of HUAWEI CLOUD DevCloud and the chief expert of software development technologies. He now leads a cross-regional team to explore and productize cutting-edge technologies in the software and cloud development field.

Mr. Wang specializes in software development technologies and is a former senior R&D director in Microsoft's Developer Division. In Microsoft, he worked in multiple countries and regions around the world to lead a branch of international teams. His team had participated in and released multiple development technologies and products, covering developer tools, middleware, and Azure developer services. His team members were maintainers or committers of open-source communities such as Spring, Ansible, Jenkins, and Eclipse.

Mr. Wang has released and granted multiple core patents on development technologies. He was invited to give keynote and branch speeches at various industry events, such as Microsoft, SpringOne Platform, DevOps Days, and HUAWEI CONNECT. He has led cooperative development projects with well-known open source software companies in the US and has a deep understanding of software engineering practices in the industry.

Dr. Xiao Jing

Dr. Xiao Jing is the Group Chief Scientist of Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. He received his PhD degree from School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, and has published over 70 academic papers and 90 granted US patents. Before joining Ping An, he worked as Principal Applied Scientist Lead in Microsoft Corp. and Manager of Algorithm Group in Epson Research and Development, Inc. Dr. Xiao started R&D in artificial intelligence and related fields since 1995, covering a broad range of application areas such as healthcare, autonomous driving, 3D printing and display, biometrics, web search, and finance. He is now leading research and development in AI-related technologies and their applications on finance, healthcare, and smart city in Ping An.

Dr. Yuan Jing

Dr. Nicholas (Jing) Yuan is currently General Manager of AI Services, Chief Scientist, and Director of Language & Speech Innovation Lab at HUAWEI CLOUD. He was previously Deputy GM of AI Creation Business Team, also a Senior Applied Scientist Lead/Manager in Microsoft. Before that, he worked as a researcher in Microsoft Research Asia. Nicholas led the AI Creation Business Team in Microsoft to develop AI technologies & systems for Microsoft Xiaoice such as multi-modal modern Chinese poem generator (image to poem), music generation (Xiaoice Band), Artistic photo generation from music (music to image), and AI financial content generation platform, serving more than 90% organizational users and covered 40% consumer market in China. These projects have been featured by more than 1800 international & domestic medias, including Business Insider, The Verge, South China Morning Post, CCTV (the state television broadcaster in China) and People's Daily.

He also led Bing CJK Applied Science Team to develop core technologies & products for Bing in China, Japan, and Korea (CJK) markets, such as pipelines for knowledge graph construction. During the past few years, Nicholas has published more than 60 papers in top-tier conferences and journals, including several best paper awards such as SIGKDD (2016, 2018), ICDM (2013), and SIGSPATIAL (2010). His research work has been featured by influential media such as MIT Technology Review many times, and was reported directly to Bill Gates (Founder of Microsoft) by himself.

He was horored with several distinguished awards, such as Natural Science Price of State Ministry of Education (Frist Class), Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Microsoft Fellowship. He served regularly as program committee members in top tier conferences such as SIGKDD, WWW, ACL, AAAI etc. He is a senior member of CCF & IEEE.

Dr. Yan Shuicheng

Dr. Yan Shuicheng is currently CTO of YITU. He is an IEEE Fellow, IAPR Fellow and ACM Distinguished Scientist. His research areas include computer vision, machine learning and multimedia analysis. Till now, he has published over 600 papers in top international journals and conferences, with Google Scholar Citation over 40,000 times and H-index 98. He had been among “Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers” in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018.

Dr. Yan’s team has received winner or honorable-mention prizes for 10 times of two core competitions, Pascal VOC and ImageNet (ILSVRC), which are deemed as “World Cup” in the computer vision community. Also his team won over 10 best paper or best student paper prizes and especially, a grand slam in ACM MM, the top conference in multimedia, including Best Paper Award, Best Student Paper Award and Best Demo Award.

Sunny Yan

Sunny Yan is the Director of Huawei's Intelligent Computing PDU, which covers the development of general-purpose and AI computing products. The PDU is responsible for the development of products in the Kunpeng Computing and Atlas domains.

Sunny joined Huawei in 2000 and has rich experience in R&D team management. She has served as the General Manager of the SingleOSS domain of the cloud core network and the Director of the Cloud Communications Development Mgmt Dept.

Zhang Dixuan

Zhang Dixuan has been with Huawei for over 13 years and has worked in R&D and system design positions. Dixuan has headed the R&D and launch of the Huawei KunLun Mission Critical Server, and is now responsible for the industry research, go-to-market, and delivery of AI intelligent hardware, covering intelligent computing hardware infrastructure, G series heterogeneous servers, and AI intelligent computing solutions. These products and solutions are built to meet scenario-specific requirements of industry customers.

Zhang Rutao

Zhang Rutao, Principal Engineer of Huawei Intelligent Computing PDU, also serves as Chief Architect of the Huawei Kunpeng Developer Kit. Zhang has been engaged in software development for over 20 years, and possesses extensive experience in development, porting, performance profiling and tuning within both embedded and enterprise software domains.

As a former Principal Engineer of the Arm Open Source Software department, Zhang specializes in open source software projects on the Arm64 platform. He has contributed to Ceph, OpenStack, SPDK, DPDK, and Spark, and has collaborated with Linaro on the Arm64 Enterprise Reference Platform project. Zhang has shared his vast knowledge of software development and tuning during Arm64 platform demonstrations at open source community conferences and summits, including OpenStack and Ceph.

The speakers are sorted alphabetically by name

Agenda

Kungpeng + Ascend: Powerful engines for global developers

Day1
Day2
[Kunpeng] Keynote speeches
  • 09:00-09:10
    Opening Speech
    Qin WeizhongVice Governor of Guangdong Province
  • 09:10-09:30
    Building a new computing plane with Kunpeng
    Hou JinlongPresident, Cloud & AI BG, Huawei
  • 09:30-09:40
    HUAWEI CLOUD–SODiC Launch Ceremony
    Leader of the Shenzhen Municipal Government
  • 09:40-09:55
    Embrace Changes for a New Era of Computing
    Ai WeiChip and Hardware Strategist, Huawei Fellow
  • 09:55-10:35
    Software Development and Performance Tuning for Multiple Cores and High Concurrency
    Sunny YanDirector, Intelligent Computing PDU, Huawei
    Zhang RutaoChief Architect, Kunpeng Developer Kit, Intelligent Computing PDU, Huawei
    Wang YaweiTechnical Director, DevCloud R&D, HUAWEI CLOUD
    Wang BoTechnical Director, Kunpeng Software Porting and Performance Tuning, Intelligent Computing PDU, Huawei
    Developers from Partners/Customers
  • 10:35-11:00
    Panel: Building an Open-Source Ecosystem for Heterogeneous Computing
    Dr. Peixin HouChief Expert on Open Source, Huawei
    Dr. Gong LiCEO, Linaro
    Chris AniszczykVice President, Linux Foundation
    Craig RussellChairman, Apache
    Mike MilinkovichExecutive Director, Eclipse Foundation
    Jonathan BryceExecutive Director, OpenStack
    Michael Widenius(Monty)CTO, MariaDB
[Ascend] Keynote speeches
  • 09:00-09:20
    Huawei's Computer Vision Basic Research and Vision Plan Release
    Dr. Tian QiChief Scientist of Computer Vision, Noah's Ark Laboratory, Huawei; IEEE Fellow; Professor of Computer Science, UTSA; Changjiang Chair Professor; receiver of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars
  • 09:20-09:40
    New-Generation Open-Source AI Platform
    Dr. Li JinCo-founder and CTO, Apulis Technology; Director of the Artificial Intelligence Research Center, Tsinghua University, Shenzhen; IEEE Fellow
  • 09:40-10:05
    HUAWEI CLOUD Implements Industry AI at Lightning Speed
    Dr. Yuan JingGeneral Manager of HUAWEI CLOUD General AI services, Chief Scientist, Director of Huawei's Language and Speech Innovation Lab; Senior Member of IEEE and CCF
  • 10:05-10:30
    Full-Scenario Development Based on Atlas
    Zhang DixuanGM, Atlas Data Center Business, Intelligent Computing Business Dept, Huawei
  • 10:30-11:30
    Panel: Building an Innovative and Inclusive AI Ecosystem
    Dr. Tian Qi Chief Scientist of Computer Vision, Noah's Ark Laboratory, Huawei; IEEE Fellow
    Dr. Yan ShuichengCTO of YITU, IEEE Fellow, IAPR Fellow, ACM Distinguished Scientist
    Dr. Li JinCo-founder and CTO, Apulis Technology; Director of the Artificial Intelligence Research Center of Tsinghua University in Shenzhen; IEEE Fellow
    Dr. Xiao JingChief Scientist and Executive Committee member, Ping An Group
    Dr. Wu FengAssistant to the President of the University of Science and Technology of China; IEEE Fellow
    Dr. Huang TiejunProfessor, Peking University; Dean, Beijing Academy of Artificial Intelligence
    Dr. Chen XilinResearcher, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
100+ sessions
  • HiSilicon Turing expert's interpretation of the device-cloud native application technologies
  • 10 difficulties in migrating GaussDB OLTP to Oracle and how to address them
  • NoSQL: Unveil the five cutting-edge technologies of multi-model NoSQL database - GeminiDB
  • DNA storage: How can all the data of the world be stored on 1 kilogram of DNA?
  • Will Moore's Law end? - Evolutionary trend of semiconductor technologies
  • AI application development efficiency improvement and cost optimization practices based on HUAWEI CLOUD ModelArts
  • 4-step method for migrating AI inference services to the Atlas platform
  • Agile AI development based on MindSpore
  • How to implement automatic porting of 90% codes from the x86 platform to the Kunpeng platform?

Huawei Luminaries

Sharing and practices of cutting-edge technologies

Bai Tao
Senior Expert in Intelligent Applications for Huawei Intelligent Video & Data Analytics
Bao Xiaoming
HUAWEI CLOUD Stack Chief Cloud Computing Architect
Chen Yubin
Intelligent Computing AI Framework Architect at Huawei
Chen Changshui
Senior Engineer for Huawei Intelligent Computing AI Service Migration and Optimization
Chai Fangming
LiteOS Open Source Architect at Huawei
Chen Yi
Chief Algorithm Expert for Huawei Network AI
Chen Jin
Chief ROMA Architect at Huawei
Ding Junqing
Chief App Engine System Architect at Huawei
Hu Da
HUAWEI CLOUD NoSQL Database Architect
Huang Zhipeng
Director and Engineer of the Huawei Cloud & AI Open Source Ecosystem Dept
He Jian
Huawei Intelligent Computing Algorithm & Optimization Expert
Jiang Yu
Microservice and Middleware Architect at Huawei
Jiang Ning
Open Source Microservice Leader at Huawei
Li Kun
HUAWEI CLOUD AI & Big Data Software Chief Engineer
Luo Yiming
Huawei Enterprise Collaborative Office Expert
Liu Bao
ServiceComb & ServiceStage CSE Chief Engineer at Huawei
Li Guojun
Chief TaiShan Software Engineer at Huawei
Liao Zhensheng
Intelligent Computing Algorithms & Optimization Expert at Huawei
Ren Xudong
Chief Open Source Liaison Officer at Huawei
Tian Xiaoliang
Chief ServiceStage Engineer at Huawei, Apache ServiceComb PMC
Wang Qijun
Chief IoT Architect at Huawei
Wang Zhibing
Owner of IPTV, OTT Video, and Cloud VR Platform Architectures at Huawei
Wang Zefeng
Owner of Cloud Native Open Source at Huawei
Wang Kang
Chief Architect of the Horizon Digital Platform at Huawei
Wang Bo
Kunpeng Software Performance Design Architect at Huawei
Xu Lin
Senior Engineer of the SODA Open Source Team at Huawei
Yao Dong
Software Engineering Expert at Huawei
Zhang Zonghua
Network AI Expert at the Huawei Paris Research Center
Zhou Yao
Chief Data Governance Expert of Huawei Network AI
Zhang Kun
HUAWEI CLOUD Database Product Expert
Zhang Sai
Cloud Management Software Expert at Huawei (Chief Engineer)
Zhai Yong
HiCampus Solution CTO
Zhao Gang
HUAWEI CLOUD Heterogeneous Computing Service Product Manager

Partners

Jointly Building a Robust Ecosystem

Sponsors
Open Source Communities
Media
  • Introduction
  • Speakers
  • Agenda
  • Huawei Luminaries
  • Partners