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The uncertain outlook in the international economic and trading environment is having a pronounced impact on investment flows, and is redrawing the map of global industrial production. Taiwan has outstanding R&D capabilities, comprehensive industry clusters, and a secure investment environment, making it an ideal partner for multinational corporations that are seeking innovation breakthroughs in response to an evolving global economy.

The “Taiwan Business Alliance Conference” is Taiwan's most prestigious annual investment promotion event, and it provides a platform for showcasing the achievements of international corporations operating in Taiwan as well as Taiwan’s investment potential. The theme of this year’s Conference is “Secure and Trustworthy,” with a focus on emerging business areas such as 5G mobile telecommunications, the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), Big Data, electric vehicles, and self-driving cars. Senior managers of transnational corporations operating in Taiwan have been invited to participate in the Conference, and will provide in-depth analysis of industry trends and the opportunities associated with investing in Taiwan. The Conference represents a marvelous opportunity to learn about new cutting-edge technology applications and changing patterns in global business. One new element in this year's Conference will be the “Economic Contribution Award for Foreign Companies in Taiwan”, which will recognize foreign firms that have invested in Taiwan on an ongoing basis and have made major contributions to Taiwan's economic growth and prosperity.

Today, we are facing major changes in the global economic and trading environment and a restructuring of supply chains. At this crucial moment, we cordially invite you to attend the 2019 Taiwan Business Alliance Conference and work together with Taiwan to seize new opportunities in a rapidly changing global environment!

Agenda Registration

Agenda

Date:Monday, October 7, 2019
Venue:Conference Room 101, Taipei International Convention Center (TICC)

Time Activity Special Guests

08:00~09:00

Registration

09:00~09:10

Opening Remarks

Minister, MOEA

09:10~09:20

Address by Distinguished Guest

Distinguished Guest

09:20~09:40

Presentation of “Economic Contribution Award for Foreign Companies in Taiwan” by a Distinguished Guest
Taking of group photos of Distinguished Guest with award winners and LOI signatories

Distinguished Guest, award winners and LOI signatories

09:40~09:50

Showing of a film outlining Taiwan's investment promotion efforts

 

09:50~10:10

Introduction of LOI signatories and exchange of LOIs

Minister, MOEA and LOI signatories

10:10~10:30

Tea Break

10:30~12:00

Panel Discussion 1

 

5G and IoT - Industry Trends and the Business Opportunities in Taiwan

Moderator

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

Panelists

  • Mr. Alex Orange, Senior Director, Government Affairs, Southeast Asia, Taiwan & Pacific, Qualcomm
  • Mr. Jeffrey Wang, Regional Manager, Cisco Taiwan
  • Mr. C. H. Wu, Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Taiwan Mobile

12:00~13:30

Lunch Break

13:30~14:30

Panel Discussion 2

 

AI and Big Data - Industry Trends and the Business Opportunities in Taiwan

Moderator

  • Dr. Vincent Wen-Sheng Feng, General Director, Computational Intelligence Technology Center (CITC), ITRI

 

Panelists

  • Mr. Daniel Li, Deputy general manager, Azure Business Group, Microsoft Taiwan
  • Mr. Richard Chen, Vice President, Strategic Accounts, SAP Taiwan
  • Dr. Robert Li, Sales VP and President, Synopsys Taiwan
  • Mr. Paul Peng, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, AUO

14:30~15:30

Panel Discussion 3

 

New-generation Vehicles (Electric Vehicles and Self-driving Cars) - Industry Trends and the Business Opportunities in Taiwan

Moderator

  • Dr. Jwu-Sheng Hu, General Director, Mechanical and Mechatronics Systems Research Laboratories(MMSL), ITRI

 

Panelists

  • Mr. Steven Lin, Taiwan Country Manager; Sr. Director, Global External Manufacturing Quality, NXP Semiconductors
  • Mr. Ethan Hsiao, Senior Business Development Manager, AI for Industry, NVIDIA
  • Mr. Martin Ding, General Manager, 7Starlake
  • Mr. Royce YC Hong, Co-Founder & CEO. Xing Mobility

Adjournment

Forum Info

Registration

*Registration is open to nonmembers *Please come with your business card
*Registration deadline: 17:00, Oct. 02nd. 2019 *Please check into the conference before 8:50
*Please fill out the application form in English *Conference language: English, with English/Chinese simultaneous translation

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Location

■ Time:October 7th, 2019 (Mon.) 09:00~15:30

■ Venue: Taipei International Convention Center (TICC), Room 101
    ( 1 Hsin-Yi Rd.,Sec.5,Taipei 11049,Taiwan ROC)

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