The 3rd Future Network Development Conference

Network Globalization, Winning the future

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The 3rd  Future Network Development Conference

Jiangning Future Network Town, Nanjing, China

From May 22 to 23, 2019

The 3rd Future Network Development Conference, jointly hosted by Chinese Academy of Engineering and Nanjing Municipal People's Government, will be held in Nanjing from May 22 to 23, 2019. This is a high-level event in the field of global future network, and it will give a strong driving force and influence over the future development of the global network.

1. Background

After more than 40 years of development, internet has become an important infrastructure of human society. With the continuously expanding network scale, growing user basis, emerging new businesses and innovated application scenarios, the traditional internet faces serious challenges in terms of scalability, security, flexibility, mobility, and service quality. The internet is ushering in a new round of historical changes. In recent years, the global mainstream operators have announced a number of network restructuring strategies, using new technologies to build a new-generation of network architecture, so as to meet the new and evolving needs. The new technologies and concepts of future network such as software defined network, network virtualization, data center reconstruction and edge computation, are continuously staged to affect all aspects of the network industry chain and unleash numerous new opportunities and challenges. In this context, the Global Future Network Development Summit sets up a cutting-edge international dialogue platform for the future network. In line with the philosophy of equality, openness and sharing, the Global Future Network Development Summit will implement a mutually beneficial and win-win strategy, strive to seek common understandings in disputes, pursue development in common understandings and pursue win-win in development, thus jointly exploring the cooperative development of the global future network and capturing the opportunity of future global network transformation.

The Future Network Development Conference has been held twice in Nanjing Jiangning Future Network Town. The Summit gathered nearly 3,000 high-level government representatives, global operators, equipment suppliers, internet business executives as well as the experts, scholars and celebrities in the field of network. In-depth discussions were made on major issues such as the current challenges and opportunities to network, the frontier technology trend of future network, the network transformation and restructuring of operators, the construction of future networks experiment environment, future network industrial and innovative applications and many other important topics. The Summit has become a high-profile event in the field of the global future network. 

Continuously focusing on internationalization, specialization, high-end orientation, the 3rd Global Future Network Development Summit integrates high-level dialogues, panel series and competition events. Experts, scholars and well-known representatives from governments, global telecom operators, well-known network equipment manufacturers, famous Internet enterprises, top-notch scientific research institutes and many international organizations are invited to share their insight into the future network technology and industrial development. The Summit will also serve as a platform for demonstrating cutting-edge scientific and technological achievements and a cradle for collaborative innovation in the field of global future network.

2.Name of Conference

The 3rd Future Network Development Conference

3.Topic of Conference

Network Globalization, Winning the future

4.Time and Venue

May 22-23, 2019

Future Network Town, Jiangning, Nanjing

5. Organization Structure

Guided by:

National Development and Reform Commission of the People's Republic of China
Ministry of Industry and Informatization of the People's Republic of China
Ministry of Science and Technology of the People's Republic of China
Jiangsu Provincial People's Government
China Association for Science and Technology

Hosted by:

Nanjing Municipal People's Government

Co-hosted by:

International Telecommunication Union

Organized by:

China Institute of Communications
Jiangsu Province Future Networks Innovation Research Institute
Purple Mountain Laboratory for Network Communication and Security
Nanjing Municipal Bureau of Industry and Informatization
Jiangsu Communications Administration
Jiangning District People's Government
Nanjing Jiangning Economic Development Zone Administration Committee

Co-organized by:

China Telecom
China Mobile 
China Unicom
China Internet Association 
China Research Institute of Information and Communication
Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Computing Technology Institute of Chinese Academy of Sciences 
Tsinghua University
China Research Institute of Electronic Science 
University of Science and Technology of China
Jiangsu Industrial Technology Research Institute

Supported by:

GSMA (Global System for Mobile Communications Association)


 6.  Conference Scale

3,000 participants

7. Distinguished Guests

 1.Leaders from national, provincial, municipal and district People's governments and executives from the ITU and ISO, etc.

 2.Global telecom operators, global network equipment manufacturers, domestic and international well-known Internet companies, global network experts, scientists and well-known figures.

8. Agenda

 (1)Main Content

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(3) Highlights

1. Strategic launch of Purple Mountain Laboratories

2. Launch of National Major Science & Technology Infrastructure Project - Future Networks Experiment Environment in 12 cities

3. Launch of Advanced Globally Open Defense Technology Testbed; the 2nd International Elite Challenge on Cyber Mimic Defense

4."A Glimpse of the Future" Industrial Ecology Special Sessions.

9.  Publicity

About 100 well-known domestic media, professional media and influential new media are invited to attend and report the summit. Live broadcast made by the domestic mainstream media and web media for the main sessions.

10. Nanjing Future Network Town Overview

In 2016, the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, the National Development and Reform Commission and the Ministry of Finance jointly announced to develop about 1,000 characteristic towns nationwide in terms of leisure tourism, trade logistics, modern manufacturing, education and technology, traditional culture, and livability by 2020, among which Nanjing Future Network Town is included. 

Nanjing Future Network Town is a new forefront for innovation & entrepreneurship, and also a new label for industrial transformation and upgrading in Jiangsu. The town takes the future networks, wireless communications and 3D printings as the leading industries, and introduces startups, listed companies, headquarter projects and leading talents to build a high-tech entrepreneurial  park that integrates start-up, growing and mature enterprises.

(OverView Of Nanjing Future Network Town)

11. Transportation and Accommodation,F&B and Other Services in the Surrounding Area

 (1) Transportation

20 kilometers from Nanjing Lukou International Airport; 13 kilometers from NanJing South Railway Station; Close to the high-speed export, with convenient transportation;

Self-drive: Drive towards Lukou International Airport and Yuhua Square, G2501 and Third Nanjing Yangtze Bridge direction - G2501 and Fourth Nanjing Yangtze Bridge direction - S123 and Shuanglong Avenue direction – Moling and Lishui direction for 800 m.

Metro: Exit 3, East Mozhou Road Station, Metro Line Three.

Bus: 838, 851, 852 Shuanglong Avenue East Mozhou Road Station.

 (2)Accommodation,F&B and Shopping,etc.

There are many hotels and shopping malls around the venue, such as Holiday Inn Nanjing Qinhuai South, Holiday Inn Nanjing Qinhuai South Suites, Golden Eagle Summit Hotel Nanjing China, Nanjing Jinling Resort, Hotel One Nanjing, Crowne Plaza Nanjing Jiangning, Shuixiu Garden Hotel, Sasseur Outlets Art Commercial Plaza • Nanjing, KINGMO, 21st Sunny Plaza, Jiangning Golden Eagle Shopping Plaza, Nanjing Tongxi Raydu Mall, etc., highly convinent for dining, accommodation, business, leisure, meetings and entertainment.


(Real shots of business districts around the venue)

(Real shots of business districts around the venue)