BIT’s 5th Annual Global Congress of Knowledge Economy-2018 (GCKE-2018)
Welcome to the GCKE-2018

Global Congress of Knowledge Economy (GCKE)   aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Knowledge Economy. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Knowledge Economy.

Join us for this timely discussion about what types of future economic we want to build!

See You in Qingdao, China!


Global community of city leaders, technology and solution providers, investors and innovators who are working together on the next generation of Smart City solutions


Connect with over 200 acclaimed speakers and thought leaders from around the world to debate about future visions, goals and challenges to make our cities smarter and more sustainable.


Key 'smart' sectors include 5G and Future Network, ABC & City Future, Smart Building and Home, Smart Logistics, Smart Energy Solution and Smart Grid, Intelligent Transport Systems.

Engage with key decision makers (c-level management, presidents, public servers, etc.) coming from multiple industries related to smart cities, from both the private and public sectors. Benefit from our networking tools to create new collaboration opportunities.
Renowned Speakers of GCKE-2018
Dr. Serge Haroche,
Professor, Collège de France and Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France;
Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics 2012

Prof. Hiroyuki Suzuki,
Executive Vice President, Representative Director, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR) , Japan

Dr. Shenglin Ben,
Professor & Dean, Academy of Internet Finance, Zhejiang University, China
Mr. Dan Ault, Assistant Town Manager/Chief Innovation Officer, Town of Cary, NC, USA
Mr. Anton D. (Tony) Batalla, Head of IT, City of San Leandro, USA Mr. Antti Vuorela,  CEO Antti Vuorela Esitelmiä ja Musiikkia, UMBA Orchestra ( Helsinki, Finland

Mr. John David, CEO and Founder, Amnick, UK
`Creation of Next Generation of Public Services’

Dr. Kenneth J. Martin,
Vice President, HEBCO, USA
Mr. M.K. Leung, Director of Sustainable Design, Ronald Lu & Partners (Hong Kong) Ltd., Hong Kong, China Dr. Bijan Tadayon, CEO, Z Advanced Computing, Inc., USA  
Mr. Brian Bishop, CEO, Data Performance Consultancy Ltd, UK

Ms. Silje Bareksten, Head of Smart City, Oslo Business Region, Norway

Ms. Elizabeth Chien-Hale, CEO, Asia Pacific Center for International Arbitration, USA

Dr. Michel Plaisent, Professor, University of Quebec, Canada

Dr. Paul G Hoglund, President and CEO of SIBCO (Swedish International Business Consulting) and Transearch R&D Company, Sweden

Mr. Johannes Vizethum, Advisor at HUAZHI Intelligent Manufacturing Technology Ltd
Mr. Atul Mahajan, President and CEO, Forum Vostro Energy Services Inc., Canada

Dr. Matthias Kempf, Partner, Berylls Strategy Advisors GmbH, Germany
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Mr. Max C. Li, Co-founder, President and CEO , Tri Cascade, Inc., USA

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Ms. Mantian Mandy Hu, Assistant Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR

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Dr. Karen Armstrong, Course Director, Faculty of Education, York University, Canada

Mr. Frode Fjeldsbø, Mayor of the Municipality of Gjesdal, Norway
A person wearing a suit and tie  Description generated with very high confidence Mr. Eugene W. Grant, Mayor, Seat Pleasant, Maryland “A Smart City of Excellence”, USA Mr. Amit Singh, Director in the Government & Public Sector (G&PS) practice, PwC India
Dr. Jacky K.H. Chungm, Programme Lead, Construction 3D Printing Research Programme, NUS Centre for Additive Manufacturing (AM.NUS),National University of Singapore, Singapore Dr. Zeev Bohbot, Architect, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Mr. Xiaodong Liu, Secretary of CPC General Branch  and President, Qingdao Conson City Development  Co., Ltd., China    
Speakers and Panelists of Previous GCKE Conference
Dr. Christopher A. Pissarides 
Professor in Economics and Political Science, London School of Economics, UK
Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences, 2010
Dr. Edward C. Prescott
Professor, Arizona State University, USA
Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences, 2004
Dr. Finn E. Kydland
Professor of Economics, 
University of California, Santa Barbara;
Nobel Prize Laureate in Economics 2004
Dr. Daniel Shechtman
2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Professor Israeli Institute for Technology Israel
Mr. Antti Peltomaki
Deputy Director-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship & SMEs of the European Commission, European Union
Mr. Klaus Regling
Managing Director, European Stability Mechanism (ESM) Luxembourg
Mr. Akkan Suver
Marmara Group Foundation, Turkey
Dr. Lihui Tian 
Professor and Dean
Institute of Finance & Development
Nankai University, China
Mr. Daryl Guppy
National Board Official of the Australia China Business Council
Mr. Stefano Micossi
Director General 
Dr. George F. Smoot
University of California Berkeley, USA
Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics 2006
Dr. Christer Ljungwall
Counsellor, Head, Office of Science and Innovation
Embassy of Sweden, China
Mr. Sein-Way Tan
Founder and Chairman, Green World City
Steering Committee, UN Habitat World Urban Campaign, Australia
Dr. Yongjin Wang
Deputy General Manager
Hisense Smart Home Systems Co Ltd., China
Mr. Peter Mooslechner
Executive Director
Oesterreichische National bank
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