TIECTW-IBM-SVCTBA Startups/VC/IoT Trio Forum11/18/2016 - 11/18/2016


TIECTW, IBM, and SVCTBA IoT Forum for Start-ups and VCs


Internet of Things (IoT) has emerged as one of the hottest topics in today’s tech world. Silicon Valley Chinese Technology and Business Association (SVCTBA) is teaming up with Taiwan Innovation Entrepreneurship Center (TIECTW), and IBM Watson IoT to host a full-day IoT event at Plug & Play Tech Center to present in-depth information and open conversations around IoT and its ecosystem. The event is also being co-sponsored by Chinese American Semiconductor Professional Association (CASPA), Nangkang IC Design Incubation Center(NKIC). The event is being run by SVCTBATIECTWIBMCASPA, and NKIC to introduce and promote innovations in IoT in the United States, Taiwan, and around the world. The event will feature keynote speeches from TIECTW, IBM, industry leaders, and venture capitalists. By gathering high-level executives, industry experts, investors, and start-up companies, we are providing a platform for networking and prospecting. We invite you join us on November 18, 2016 at Plug & Play Tech Center in Sunnyvale to gain knowledge and insight into important IoT related challenges and opportunities!



Morning Session

09:00 – 10:00: Registration & Networking

10:00 – 10:10: Opening Remarks by SVCTBA, TIECTW and IBM

10:10 – 10:30: Keynote Speech by TIECTW

10:30 – 11:00: Keynote Speech by IBM

11:00 – 12:00: Startups Pitch Morning Session

Lunch Break

12:00 pm – 13:00 pm & Afternoon Session Registration
Afternoon Session 

13:00 – 13:30: Keynote Speech

13:30 – 14:30: Startup Pitch Afternoon Session

14:30 – 15:00: IoT Innovation & Investment Panel

15:00 – 15:10: Winner Award

15:10 – 15:30: Networking & Closing


Keynote Speeches:

Cognitive IoT - what? - Amrit Fisher, IBM

By 2020, over 20 billion connected things will be installed globally. In parallel to this dramatic growth, we are seeing how Cognitive Computing and AI enable new types of interactions between people and machines, resulting in new business opportunities for all industries. In this talk we will be focusing on examples of how technologies like IBM Watson coupled with IoT connectivity can merge the Internet-of-People with the Internet-of-Things to create amazing using experience


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