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AndroidWorld Global Developers Conference 2012 Commences in Shenzhen, China
Posted: 26-Oct-2012 [Source: IDG World Expo]

[AndroidWorld Global Developers Conference 2012 opens October 26 in Shenzhen, China. The event serves as a cooperation and communication platform for Android developers, investors, suppliers.]

Shenzhen, China -- AndroidWorld Global Developers Conference 2012, held by International Digital Group (IDG), commences in Shenzhen, China on October 26, 2012. The two-day conference with the theme "Opening, Crossing, Innovating" will attract about 100 industry leaders and 3000 participants from renowned operators, Internet companies, smart device vendors, application developers and investment companies, where they'll discuss and share their viewpoints on the trend and hot topics of the Internet industry. Through world-leading technology training and Android mobile application competition, this event serves as a cooperation and communication platform for Android developers, investors, suppliers and operators while solving their practical problems. This conference elevates the industrial cooperation level through innovation and acceleration of industrial resource integration, discusses about opportunities and challenges with the mobile eco-chain, and drives the healthy development of the Android ecosystem in China.

"AndroidWorld Global Developers Conference 2012" obtained great support from Shenzhen Municipal Government and China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT). Chen Biao, Vice Mayor of Shenzhen, and Chen Ying, Vice Director of Software Service Industry Division of MIIT attended the opening ceremony. Xu Zhou, Asia-Pacific Vice President of IDG, said, with the fast development of mobile Internet, the mobile devices become more prevalent with constant and fast increase of user base. In the meantime, there emerges a greater variety of Internet products and types of application/services. The accelerated development of the mobile Internet has created significant opportunities for developers, especially Android developers around the world. In face of these significant opportunities and changes in the global mobile Internet industry, IDG invites leaders in the Android eco-chain to share their views and experiences with the Android developers to help them seize the opportunities, create added values and avoid detours, which is also the purpose of IDG to organize this event.

Keynote speeches and industry leader summit dialogs are the highlights on this conference. VIPs that will give keynote speeches on October 26 include Yan Chenwei, Vice President of Qualcomm, Li Hongwu, General Manager of Product Innovation of China Unicom, Li Tao, Vice President of Qihoo 360, Evgeny Kosolapov, Asia-Pacific CEO of i-Free, Huang Ji, BG Vice President of Consumer Business of Huawei, Chen Guanglang, CTO of TCL Multimedia, and Zou Shenglong, founder and CEO of Thunder. After giving the speeches, the VIP guests who will participate in the industry leader summit dialog entitled "How to build the mobile Internet eco-chain". On October 27, the keynote speeches will be started by Lei Jun, who is the founder, President and CEO of Xiaomi, followed by speeches delivered by Tan Lili, Vice General Manager of China Mobile Internet Base, Hu Zemin, CEO of 91 Wireless, Zhao Jinpeng, General Manager of Estore of China Telecom, and Lv Peng, Vice President of Tencent Games, etc. The guests will participate in the industry leader summit dialog entitled "Platform Competition – The broad perspectives and massive business opportunities with the Android System". The guests will discuss about the Android ecosystem construction in the larger picture of the mobile Internet environment from their different perspectives, and provide suggestions to help the developers deal with the challenges and bottlenecks. Industry trends and business opportunities, as well as the future road of the Android platform will be shared with audiences.

To give the Android developers a better environment for growth and financing, IDG Capital joined hands with 8 venture firms, namely Sequoia Capital, Cowin Capital, Tencent Collaboration Fund, CDH Venture, Highland Capital, Green Pine Capital, KPCB China, and Zero2IPO Venture, to set up a project investment discussion area with the program "Investor-Developer Dating" on the event. Developers with excellent Android platform projects, start-uppers, and the 9 venture companies will carry out in-depth and close communication and showcase their innovative Android App projects to win venture capitals.

"AndroidWorld Global Developers Conference 2012" is a grand party for all Android developers, on which they desire for a magic key to coping with future challenges. Bearing their needs in mind, the organizer will build a bridge between the investors and developers and users, so that the audience will be able to dialog with the giant platforms directly on the development of Apps in seek of new business and new platforms. Meanwhile, being fully aware of the personalized needs of Android developers, the organizer holds a diversity of penal discussions and session forums. For example, Gao Huantang, Chairman of Taiwan Android Forum, will answer questions about Android platform and solutions. Leon Liu, President and CEO of Legasse Group, will share his views on how to utilize App and Cloud Computing to carry out smart marketing. Furthermore, the "Android Mobile App Competition" will explore the unique applications and develop the in-depth values, innovative technologies and business models. The mobile app investment and financing session will hold a road show for the prize-winning projects on site, which will be a valuable opportunity for developers to display their work to the experts and audiences. The DeNA Mobile Social Games and Developer Salon, in addition, will create a relaxed environment for Android developers to share experiences and ideas.

Chen Biao, Vice Mayor of Shenzhen, points out that Shenzhen has always been a flourishing ground for Internet start-ups. The thriving of the Internet industry in Shenzhen has become a paradigm showing that the city has successfully transformed itself from a base of traditional manufacturing industry to high-end service industry. In Shenzhen today, all people, from the government to the public, have realized the importance of mobile Internet to the city and are thus pushing the development of this industry with all-dimensional efforts. Shenzhen vows to re-create a booming age with the rise of the mobile Internet industry by leveraging its strengths on the Internet and mobile phone industry, plus plentiful talents reserve and strong policy support. The success of the AndroidWorld Global Developers Conference 2012 is another important example verifying that the Shenzhen government gives all-out support to the Internet industry.

"The mobile Internet is a segment featured by the fastest development, most fierce competition, and most vigorous innovation," said Chen Ying, Vice Director of Software Service Industry Division of MIIT. "Many data all point to the fact that the mobile Internet industry in China, which is full of vigor and vitality, has entered a period of explosive growth. MIIT will work with the business sector to drive innovation, guide companies to build the mobile Internet ecosystem in China, and accelerate the process of standardization. We hope this conference will help with the construction of a healthy and harmonious mobile Internet industry environment, enhance the cooperation between upper and lower streams, and unleash the full potential of the industry."

To participate in this conference or know more details, please visit the official website ( and official Sina Weibo (

AndroidWorld Global Developers Conference 2012 will be held during October 26-27, 2012, in Futian Shangri-La, Shenzhen, China. All are welcome to visit the conference and conduct in-depth interviews of the executives and speakers.


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