point Agenda

 

 

2018 Taiwan Business Alliance Conference Agenda

 

Date: Monday, October 8th, 2018
Venue: Conference Room 101, Taipei International Convention Center (TICC)

Conference theme: Contact Taiwan, Invest Taiwan, Bravo Taiwan.

Time

Activity

Special Guests

08:00~09:00

Registration

09:00~09:10

Opening Remarks

Mr. Jong-Chin Shen

Minister, MOEA

09:10~09:20

Address by Distinguished Guest

 

09:20~09:35

Taking group photos of Distinguished Guest and LOI signatories

Distinguished Guest and LOI Signatories

09:35~09:45

Presenting Film On Taiwan’s Investment Environment

 

09:45~10:10

Introduction of LOI signatories and exchange of LOIs

Mr. Jong-Chin Shen

Minister, MOEA

10:10~10:30

Tea Break

10:30~11:00

Overview of the Investment Environment in Taiwan

 

The Changing Environment for the Development of Innovation-oriented Industries in Taiwan

Mr. Emile M. P. Chang

Director-General DOIS, MOEA

11:00~12:30

Panel Discussion 1

 

The New Era of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Investment Opportunities in Taiwan

Moderator

Dr. Zse-Hong Tsai, Executive Secretary, Board of Science and Technology, Executive Yuan

 

Panelists
  • Mr. Michael J Chang, Director General, Microsoft Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Center, Taiwan AI and Research, Microsoft Corp.
  • Mr. Mars Hsu, Executive, Cloud Business Unit, IBM Taiwan
  • Mr. Dean Samuels, Head of Solutions Architecture for Hong Kong and Taiwan, Amazon Web Services
  • Mr. Alex Cheng, Director of business consumption team, Intel Taiwan
  • Dr. Chia-Lin Chang, Founder & CEO, CHANGING.AI INC.
  • Mr. Shinya Kukita, Chief Engineer, Global Business Unit, NEC Corporation

12:30~13:45

Lunch Break

13:45~15:15

Panel Discussion 2

 

Development Trends and Business Opportunities in Autonomous Vehicles

Moderator

Mr. James H. Wang, General Director of Strategy and R&D Planning Office, for Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI)

 

Panelists
  • Mr. Robert F. Brown, Operations Manager, Magna Electronics (Taiwan)
  • Dr. Jia-Ru Li, Chief Executive Officer, LILEE Systems
  • Mr. Edward Lin, AVP of the Value lab, Acer
  • Dr. Peter Hsieh, General Manager, ARM Taiwan
  • Dr. Robert Li, Sales VP and President, Synopsys Taiwan

15:15~16:45

Panel Discussion 3

 

Smart Manufacturing Outreach from Taiwan

Moderator

Ms. Ming-Whei Feng, Vice President and Director General, Smart System Institute (SSI), Institute for Information Industry

 

Panelists
  • Mr. Alain Dubois, Vice President Global Alliances, 3DX Global Value Solutions, Dassault Systemes
  • Mr. Takeshi Tamai, Senior Executive Vice President, MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC TAIWAN CO., LTD
  • Mr. Tino Hildebrand, Vice President, Siemens Ltd., Taiwan
  • Mr. Jerry Hsieh, General Manager, CIMFORCE International Limited
  • Mr. Chaney Ho, Executive Board Director, Advantech
 

Adjournment