With a focus on Internet-of-Things (IoT) technology as an enabler for enterprise digital transformation, the IoT Expo will provide an opportunity for enterprises to engage with international peers, which have implemented IoT to transform their businesses, and top tier solution providers. The conference and exhibition will focus on key industries:

  1. Public Services & Smart Cities

  2. Manufacturing

  3. Retail & Logistics

  4. Smart Living


The conference will be held over two days (11th & 12th September 2017) in conjunction with the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) and will feature international business leaders who have been instrumental in implementing IoT technologies as part of their digital transformation strategy. Get an understanding of how global brands such as Boeing and Coca Cola have used IoT technology to derive efficiency gains and understand how Industry 4.0 is being implemented in traditional manufacturing powerhouses located in Germany and Japan. Also, how will citizens lives' be improved by local governments adopting smart city transformations?

The exhibition will be held at the same venue as WCIT and will showcase cutting edge products & solutions. This is an opportunity for firms to engage international solution providers and understand the tools available to them as they seek out digital transformation using IoT.


- Keynote, 11th September 2017, Location: Conference Room 101

  • 13:00 - 14:00


  • 14:00 - 14:20

    Government Keynote Dr. Kung, Ming-Hsin
    Deputy Minister, Minister of Economic Affairs, R.O.C.

  • 14:20 - 15:20

    Leading Digital Transformation with Strong IoT Partner Ecosystem Jason Zander
    Corporate Vice President, Microsoft
    Mrs. Wen-Yen K. Lin,
    President, Tatung Company
    Doug Warren
    Vice President, Schneider Electric Software

  • 15:20 - 16:00

    Driving the IoT Ecosystem & Creating New Opportunities Irza Suprapto
    CEO, Asia IoT Business Platform
    Kwarta F. Rachmilliza
    CFO, Imani Prima

  • 16:00 - 17:00

    IOT Leaders Panel: Current Global IOT Developments, Projects, Opportunities and Strategies. Discussions Will Also Centre on The Issues Surrounding a Sustainable IOT Strategy Which Is Crucial to Its Success and Uptake. Chuan Deh Hui (Moderator)
    Business Group Lead, Cloud + Enterprise, Microsoft Malaysia
    David Shen
    President / WiAdvance Technology
    President / Consumer & Smart Product Business Group and Smart
    Device Business Group/ Wistron Corporation
    Ivan Chan
    Managing Director - Accenture Digital Transformation Lead, Greater China, Accenture
    Doug Warren
    Vice President, Schneider Electric Software

Industrial Track

- Manufacturing, Smart Living 12th September 2017, Location: Conference Room 101 AB

  • 09:30 - 09:50

    Manufacturing The World Largest Ecosystem for Industrial Interoperability: From Sensor to IT Enterprise. Stefan Hoppe
    Vice President, OPC Foundation

  • 09:50 - 10:10

    Manufacturing Platform Industrie 4.0 and how Microsoft's IIoT reference architecture maps to it Erich Barnstedt
    Principal Software eng lead, Azure IoT, Microsoft

  • 10:10 - 10:30

    Manufacturing Insights on Smart Factory Practice Peter Chen
    Chairman and President ,Qisda

  • 10:30 - 10:50

    Manufacturing Upskilling next gen workforce as companies move from Industry 2.0 to Industry 4.0 Muhamed Ali Hajah Mydin
    CEO ,Penang Skill Development Center

  • 10:50 - 11:10

    Manufacturing Port Machinery Remote Monitoring and Diagnosis System Based on Microsoft Cloud Shan Lei
    GM, R&D Center, Smart Solution Group, ZPMC.

  • 11:10 - 12:00

    Manufacturing Smart Manufacturing Panel: What are the key technology trends globally? Challenges and needs of consumers and companies that could potentially be answered by a connected, smart production and value creation network, and future business models Erich Barnstedt (Moderator)
    Principal Software eng lead, Azure IoT, Microsoft
    Dr. Ming-Jer Kao
    Deputy General Director of Electronics and Optoelectronics Research Laboratories, ITRI
    Alan Kao
    Product Management, Embedded IoT Group, Edge Intelligence Server, Advantech
    Bee Lee
    President, Global Sales and Marketing, Moxa Inc.

  • 14:00 - 14:30

    Manufacturing Streamlining and automating data management to reduce factory direct labor and overhead support Dr. Al Salour
    Technical Fellow, The Boeing Company

  • 14:30 - 15:00

    Manufacturing Japan's initiative to drive digital technology in manufacturing Hatsuko Kouroku
    Member (Publicity and Standard Model Committee), Japan Industrial Value Chain Initiative

  • 15:00 - 15:20

    Manufacturing Leverage IoT and big data to improve equipment utilization and process variation control for financial savings Jason Kao
    Associate Director, Management Consulting, KPMG

  • 15:20 - 15:40

    Manufacturing Engineering a New Industrial Transformation M Zau Ja Solomon
    Managing Director , Berakah Peneil

  • 15:40 - 16:00

    Afternoon Networking Break

  • 16:00 - 16:20

    Smart Living Changi General Hospital Experience on Using Robots and Technology for Healthcare Assistance Selina Seah
    Assistant Chief Executive Office, Changi General Hospital

  • 16:20 - 16:40

    Smart Living IoT - the engine of digital transformation for Roche Diagnostics Tony Yao
    Senior executive, Roche

  • 16:40 - 17:30

    Smart Living Smart Living Panel Eric Schroder (Moderator)
    Principal PM Manager, AzureCAT, Microsoft
    Omni Zhang
    CEO, Biomdcare
    Aaron Chuang
    Director of RD G2, Software Division, Compal
    Hong Yu Chen
    Director, Tatung
    Daryl Arnold
    Executive Chairman, ConnectedLife

- Smart City, Retail & Logistics, 12th September 2017, Location: Conference Room 101CD

  • 09:30 - 09:50

    Smart City Autonomous Bus: First Driverless Shuttle Bus in Taiwan Martin Ting
    General Manager, 7Starlake

  • 09:50 - 10:10

    Smart City Lessons From Amsterdam's Smart City Initiative Frans-Anton Vermast
    Strategy Advisor & International Smart City Ambassador, Amsterdam Smart City

  • 10:10 - 10:30

    Smart City Future of Transportation Mikael Lindholm
    Vice President, IoT, Telenor Group

  • 10:30 - 10:50

    Smart City Iot Initiatives to transform Malaysia into a Smart City Siti Shafinaz Md Salim
    Head of Strategy & Industry Development, Technology Hub Development Division, Cyberview

  • 10:50 - 11:10

    Smart City Adoption of IoT and Big Data in Public Services Dr. Khoh Soo Beng
    VP, Research and Programme Management, Collaborative Research in Engineering, Science and Technology (CREST)

  • 11:10 - 12:00

    Smart City Smart City Panel: Discussions will surround on developing a future proof smart city strategy. What are the key elements which needs to be in place for a successful smart city deployment ? Robert Wang (Moderator)
    Digital Intelligence Service Alliance
    Mikael Lindholm
    Vice President, IoT, Telenor Group
    Kelvin Wong
    Founder & CEO, iSAP Solution Malaysia
    Chuah Jun Wei
    Head, IoT and Data Science, Surbana Jurong

  • 14:00 - 14:20

    Retail & Logistics Driving through Mobility: Employing More IT and Gadgets to Attract and Retain Customers Jason Liu
    Director of Intelligent Solution & System Dept, Avalue

  • 14:20 - 14:40

    Retail & Logistics Enabling Real Time Cold Chain Logistics by Internet of Things Van Lin
    Director, Intelligent Logistics and Fleet Management Dep, Advantech
    Executive Director & Technical Advisors, Taiwan Telematics Industry Association

  • 14:40 - 15:00

    Retail & Logistics Digital Transformation in Global Logistics Ben Lu
    IT Director, Kerry TJ Logistics

  • 15:00 - 15:20

    Retail & Logistics How IoT Is Changing Logistics Chin-Chieh Huang
    Project Manager, Chunghwa Telecom

  • 15:20 - 15:40

    Retail & Logistics Transforming supply chain: Big data in logistics Louis Liao
    General Manager , Head of Commercial, DHL Supply Chain Taiwan

  • 15:40 -

    Afternoon Networking Break

Tech Track

- Keynote, 11th September 2017

- Smart Cities, 12th September 2017

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Venue Floorplan

Conference: Taipei International Convention Center 1F Floor Plan

Onsite Networking

IOT Expo will provide opportunities for delegates who are keen to undertake enterprise digital transformation using IoT technologies. Connect with global industry peers to learn about their path along the digital transformation journey and network with top tier IoT solution providers. Whether your company is just starting to learn about IoT and its impact on businesses, or if you've been part of several IoT projects, the conference and exhibition promises to be time well spent.

Meetings set up service would open at the beginning of August, and could be used only after confirmation of register.

OPC Seminar Day Taipei

This is the first time for Microsoft and OPC Foundation to hold OPC Seminar Day Taipei. In the half day conference, Stefan Hoppe, OPC Foundation, Global Vice President will present how OPC UA fits into the Internet of Things, Industry 4.0, China 2025 and Korea Manufacturing initiative. You will know the latest developments in OPC UA and SAP ERP / MES, and the commitment from Siemens and why they integrated OPC UA in 15+ products. Furthermore, you will find out how to establish direct contact with the OPC Foundation and the assistance solution provided by Microsoft.

Date: September 12th, 2017
Venue: Meeting Room 201A, Taipei International Convention Center

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Conference Venue

Taipei International Convention Center
1 Hsin-Yi Rd.,Sec.5,Taipei 11049,Taiwan ROC

Exhibition Venue

Taipei World Trade Center Hall 1 Area D
No.5, Sec. 5, Xinyi Rd., Xinyi Dist., Taipei City 110, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

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