TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--COMPUTEX, the leading global ICT show with a complete supply chain, has finalized its keynote presentations for its upcoming CPX Conference at the Taipei International Convention Center May 31st and June 1st. The keynotes will explore the latest developments and innovations in the Internet of Things (IoT) and the future of technology.
Taiwan is a hotbed for IoT entrepreneurship and development, ranking sixth among the 132 countries and second in Asia in the Global Entrepreneurship and Development Institute (GEDI)’s Global Entrepreneurship Index 2016. And CPX at COMPUTEX will bring together top-tier investors, C-level executives, leading researchers and others deeply enmeshed in the ICT world for keynotes, forums, and panels centered on IoT, smart manufacturing, and innovative developments throughout the ecosystem. The conference’s keynote addresses, in particular, will highlight the most important trends shaping the next wave of tech applications, and identify the many important business opportunities they will usher in.
“This year’s CPX conference features keynotes by ICT visionaries that provide a bridge to the future of IoT, alerting conference attendees to the goals ahead and how they can be achieved,” said TAITRA Executive Vice President Walter Yeh. “We’re proud to welcome global ICT professionals to Taipei. The best IoT solutions are often a result of industry-wide collaboration, and CPX fosters an environment where attendees develop key relationships with fellow colleagues that ultimately breed success.”
Keynotes at CPX will focus on the themes of the Future of Technology and Smart Manufacturing. Keynotes will provide deep coverage of topics reflecting the top 10 strategic technology trends for 2016 as identified by Gartneri, which include the Device Mesh, Advanced Machine Learning, and the Internet of Things Platforms. May 31 will feature the “IoT/Future Technology” addresses: Simon Segars, CEO of ARM, Rahul Patel, senior VP and GM of connectivity for Qualcomm, and Asit Goel, senior vice president and general manager business line secure monitoring and control for NXP Semiconductors will give keynotes on the subject; while Erdal Elver, president and CEO of Siemens Taiwan will address the topic, Industry 4.0.
On June 1, when the theme turns to “Disruptive Innovation,” Steve Wyatt, group vice president of ABB speaks on the subject “Smart Manufacturing,” while innovative designer and futurist, Vito Di Bari of DiBari & Associates addresses the topic. Also, as the final addition to the conference’s keynote presenters—Lucas Wang, founder and CEO of HWTrek—will deliver a keynote. Wang will draw upon his experiences as one of the top four accelerators in Taiwan to provide a platform for connecting hardware entrepreneurs around the world. The CPX Conference also features forums and panels with top-tier speakers and experts that further explore IoT ecosystem partnerships, including speakers from Cisco, Ericsson, SBCK, Amazon Web Services, Intel, and Thread Group. An additional topic is IoT applications; companies joining this discussion include Advantech, Blocks, Bosch, SK Telecom, and IDC, etc.
Registration for the CPX Conference is now open. To register, please visit www.accupass.com/go/cpx2016en.
About COMPUTEX TAIPEI (known as COMPUTEX):
Established in 1981, COMPUTEX is the leading global ICT show with a complete supply chain. Co-organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and the Taipei Computer Association (TCA), COMPUTEX, in the heart of Taiwan’s ICT cluster, covers the whole spectrum of ICT from upstream components-manufacturing all the way to system assembly and IoT applications. With over a third of the world’s computing devices made by Taiwanese companies, Taiwan is a strategic destination for buyers looking for partners in Internet computing ecosystems. Follow COMPUTEX on its website at www.computextaipei.com.tw and on Twitter @computex_taipei using the hashtag #COMPUTEX.
TAITRA, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council, organized 36 exhibitions in 2015. A total of 11,475 international and local exhibitors participated, occupying 32,982 booth spaces and visited by 82,939 international visitors.
i Gartner, Inc. “Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2016.” News Release. 10/6/15