TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TAITRA, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council, today announced the CPX Conference, one of the most-anticipated events of COMPUTEX 2017, will be held May 30 to June 1 at the Banquet Hall of the Taipei International Convention Center (TICC). With the theme “From Mobility to Intelligence,” the conference will include two keynote sessions, “Future Technology Trends” and “Artificial Intelligence,” and two forums, “IoT+” and “Innovations & Startups.” Executives from leading high-tech companies and pioneers of innovative service providers will share their insights on global future technology trends.
The CPX Conference begins with a keynote session entitled “Future Technology Trends” on May 30, the opening day of COMPUTEX 2017. Speakers include executives from international high-tech heavyweights ARM, the world’s leading semiconductor IP company, and Dell, an exhibitor returning to the show after more than a decade. On May 31, the “IoT+” forum will be held as global IoT pioneers Advantech, ARM, Ericsson, LILEE System, MediaTek, NXP, SUPERMICRO and others discuss today’s current challenges and the future applications of IoT. The much-anticipated keynote session, “Artificial Intelligence,” is scheduled in the afternoon the same day, where Appier, IBM, Intel, NVIDIA and other leaders in AI will share the latest trends and business applications. The last forum, “Innovations & Startups,” will be held on June 1, as tech unicorns and startup accelerators including HWTrek, Indiegogo, iiiNNO, Lightneer, LUCID and Wistron share how innovation plays a key role in the ICT industry.
“By uniting the power of industry leaders, COMPUTEX showcases a global technology ecosystem and aims to lead the world’s ICT industry into the next stage. Closely aligned with the dynamics in the global high-tech industry, this year’s CPX Conference opens looking ahead into future trends, then analyzes the latest advancements in AI and IoT, and concludes with a review of innovations and startups. We intend to bring a different perspective to people in the industry, as such a forward-looking mindset will help them secure a position in the blue-ocean market of new technologies,” said TAITRA President & CEO, Mr. Walter Yeh.
COMPUTEX continues to evolve as it fulfills the commitment of building a global technology ecosystem. In response to the rapid development of emerging technologies, the faster pace of corporate transformation and the constant disruption of business models, this year’s CPX Conference features elite partners from around the world. The entire conference will be held in English, with information being updated in real time on the COMPUTEX website. Free registration is now available online at www.ComputexTaipei.com.tw.
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Established in 1981, COMPUTEX TAIPEI is the leading global ICT and IoT show with a complete supply chain and ecosystems. Co-organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and Taipei Computer Association (TCA), COMPUTEX, based upon Taiwan’s complete ICT clusters, covers the whole spectrum of ICT industry, from established brands to startups and from ICT supply chain to IoT ecosystems. With strong R&D and manufacturing capabilities and IPR protection, Taiwan is a strategic destination for foreign companies and investors looking for partners in global technology ecosystems. Follow COMPUTEX on its website at www.computextaipei.com.tw and on Twitter @computex_taipei using the hashtag #COMPUTEX.
Founded in 1970 to help promote foreign trade, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) is the foremost non-profit trade promotion organization in Taiwan. Jointly sponsored by the government, industry associations, and several commercial organizations, TAITRA assists Taiwan businesses and manufacturers with reinforcing their international competitiveness and in coping with the challenges they face in foreign markets.
TAITRA boasts a well-coordinated trade promotion and information network of over 1,200 trained specialists stationed throughout its Taipei headquarters, four local branch offices in Hsinchu, Taichung, Tainan and Kaohsiung, and 60 overseas branch offices worldwide. Together with its sister organizations, Taiwan Trade Center (TTC) and Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC), TAITRA has created a wealth of trade opportunities through effective promotion strategies.
In addition to organizing trade delegations & providing customized procurement services, TAITRA also hosts more than 35 international trade shows annually in Taipei and in Kaohsiung. In 2016, 11,128 exhibitors and 83,807 international visitors took part in these events.