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Dr. Fang Xingdong

CyberLabs, China
Email98337 AT qq.cpm
BioFang Xingdong (Ph.D., Tsinghua University) is dean of Cheung Kong School of Journalism and Communication, Shantou University (STU) in Shantou, China. He is also the founding director of the International Internet Institute at STU. His recent research focuses on cyberspace strategies, cyber security, cyber economy and new media. As one of China’s earliest and most important cyberspace experts, Fang is a founding member of Digital BBS, China’s first Internet research institute that was established in 1998. Fang founded in 1999, which is the first non-government think tank devoted to the research in Internet governance and policy-making related to cyber affairs. Since its establishment, ChinaLab has played a growing role in promoting a better understanding of the shared cyberspace among regions, industries, institutes, organizations and various systems. As the board chairman and CEO of, Fang leads a team of 30 full-time researchers and over 100 affiliate scholars working on over 30 research projects in cyberspace strategies and security each year. Fang is the first person who introduced blog to China and founded in 2002, where he remains as the editor-in-chief. In 2007, Fang started, China’s first Internet financing platform for its middle and small businesses. He is the author of 25 books in new media, cyberculture and IT industries. He has also published a series of articles and research papers (over 10 million words in total) in cybersecurity, cyber strategies, new media, IT innovations, cyberculture and IT industries.

Fang Xingdong's roles in APAN46

Speaker  Network Engineering Workshop - NREN Updates and Collaborations