Shanghai 28 June - 1 July 2017

Opening Ceremony & Keynote 1: The Human Element



Date & Time

Wednesday, 28 Jun 2017

09:30 - 11:30


SNIEC Hall W3 Auditorium A


People often think of the digital world as being about technology. Nothing could be further from the truth. Digital is becoming elemental to us, but only because it is fundamentally about people. It connects us to each other, to information and resources beyond our physical reach. To many of us, losing connectivity is like losing a sense.

A connected world changes the way we relate to our friends; to our workplaces; to our societies and governments. We are more aware of global challenges in the decades ahead… but we have the potential to respond faster and more effectively than ever to those challenges.

This is the power of The Human Element. Join us to learn what concerns or excites the people enabling 1.5bn people worldwide to connect to it.