April 10, 2017

7:30AM - 8:30AM

Coffee and Registration


8:30AM - 8:35AM

Opening Remark

San Jose State University

8:35AM - 8:40AM

Global Smart City Conferences

John Lee
Chairman, Global Smart City Conference and Expo

8:40AM - 9:25AM

Global Smart City Opportunities 101

Dr. Jim Caldwell
Chairman, Global Smart City Technologies, Global Smart City Conferences
CEO, E3 Regenesis Solutions

9:25AM - 10:10AM

Smart City Progress: the City of San Jose

Shireen Santosham
Chief Innovation Officer
Mayor's Office San Jose

10:10AM - 10:20AM

Coffee Break


The Evolution of Data Science, Q and A

Ashok N. Srivastava
VP of Data and Artificial Intelligence Systems, Chief Data Scientist, Verizon


Deep Learning in Natural language and Vision Intelligence
Advances in Cognitive AI Applications + Q and A

Xiaodong He
Principal reasercher, Microsoft



12:00PM - 1:00PM


1:00PM - 1:45PM

Blockchain-based Software Engineering, Databases, and Clouds

Wei-Tek Tsai
1000 Talents Program Professor, Chief Scientist, Director
Beihang University, Beijing, China &
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA

1:45PM - 2:30PM

Future IoT for Smart Cities

Gordon Feller
Gordon Feller is the Co-Founder of Meeting of the Minds, a global thought leadership network and knowledge-sharing platform focused on the future of sustainable cities, innovation and technology. He also serves as a consultant to Cisco focused on Internet of Things and Talent.

2:30PM - 2:45PM

Coffee Break

2:45PM - 3:30PM

IoT in the city, what technology to use?

Medhat Mahmoud
Senior Director, Technology & Strategy - IoT solutions, US Competence Center, HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES U.S.A

3:30PM - 4:00PM

Building Complex Smart City Systems - Issues, Challenges and Needs

Jerry Gao
Professor,Dept. of Computer Engineering, San Jose State University

4:00PM - 4:45PM

Multiple Micro-grid Opportunities in Smart Cities

Charles Mee
Senior Utility Manager, California Public Utility Manager

4:45PM - 4:55PM

Personal shopping app

Ivan Zhao

4:55PM - 5:05PM

Machine Learning for Smart Real Estate

James Wang

5:05PM - 5:15PM

Chinese Instagram

Jin Liu

5:15PM - 6:15PM

Networking Break

6:15PM - 8:45PM

VIP Dinner