Internet of ThingsInternet of Things, Smart Innovations 2016 CPX Conference Taking the Lead, Smart Innovations 2016 CPX Conference Taking the Lead


COMPUTEX Taipei 2016 opens from May 31st to June 4th. Organized by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) and executed by Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), CPX Conference is set to be the best platform for international technology companies to share innovative industry trends and the latest observations. TAITRA, as one of the organizers of CPX Conference, sets the theme “Internet of Things (IoT), Smart Innovations” and announces the 2016 speakers list today, which among them are senior representatives from the Swiss robot maker, ABB, ARM, Bosch Sensortec, Cisco, Ericsson, Siemens, SoftBank Korea and other industry leaders who will be speaking the vision of IoT applications and the future of smart technology.

President-elect Tsai Ing-wen stated that Taiwan, with profound IoT development potential, may play a key role to lead the industry innovation. And for such, an “IoT volunteers group” was formed for the purpose to united local and global companies to foster business opportunities. To align itself with the government and future industry development, 2016 CPX Conference will present with all-new standard of keynote speeches and forums on ICT industry and extending the importance of IoT by international experts.

This year’s CPX Conference’s keynotes center on two major topics – Future Technology and Smart Manufacturing. Simon Segars, CEO of ARM, a world leading mobile processors supplier, is invited to kick start the keynotes by sharing analyses on future trends in the latest technology. Erdal Elver, CEO & President of Siemens, returns to COMPUTEX after 3 years, will speak of Industry 4.0 and make a wave in the smart manufacturing. In addition, with the upswing of global smart startup industry, three top innovators will be addressing at the keynotes. Vito Di Bari, the futurist and innovation designer of Milan Candidate City Expo 2015, a first-timer at COMPUTEX, Steve Wyatt, Group Vice President of ABB Robotics, and Lucas Wang, Founder and CEO of HWTrek, a platform for connecting hardware entrepreneurs around the world.

Topics at the CPX Conference forum will be on IoT Ecosystem Partnerships and IoT Applications. IoT Ecosystem Partnerships will be presented jointly by Ericsson and Cisco, which are long-term COMPUTEX partners, and the first time participant, SoftBank Korea. They will be addressing solutions to network and wireless communications in the modern IoT era. On the other hand, Bosch SensorTech and the UK startup BLOCKS Wearables will be speaking the topic of IoT Applications. They will share their observations on how to build a life with future technology in security monitoring, smart home and entertainment, telematics, automotive electronics, wearable devices, as well as smart technology solutions.

Mr. Walter Yeh, Executive Vice President of TAITRA, said, “2016 CPX Conference is built as a knowledge exchange platform. With new aspects in keynotes and theme forums, we look forward to the trending topics and analyses brought by each of the visionary industry leader.” Since the announcement of successful recruitment for COMPUTEX 2016, the exhibition continues to receive supports from C-level executives in the IT sector. Taiwan with its solid base in technology industry is expected to be the leading smart technology platform for the IoT market. For more updated information regarding the new CPX Conference and keynote speakers at 2016 COMPUTEX, please refer to the official COMPUTEX website at


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