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Microsoft IoT Expo 2016
October 13-14 (Thu-Fri), 2016

Hua Nan Bank International Conference Center
No.123, Songren Rd., Xinyi Dist., Taipei, Taiwan

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Microsoft’s Internet of Things Expo is a global networking opportunity for partners—device maker, platform provider, system integrator, business analysist, individual software vendor or enterprise customer—to come together and share and learn about solutions and market opportunities. Participants will have the opportunity to gain market insights and recruit partners for shared business possibilities to create the next generation of intelligence applications.

Join Microsoft’s first worldwide partnership-focused IoT event!

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Meet and recruit global partners within your industry

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Gather Global IoT Market Insight

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Designed for gaining IoT partnership and market insight

A two day event featuring forward-thinking keynotes, industry expert breakout sessions, IoT solution center showcase and match-making meetings, and more!

Feature TW government, Microsoft, global SI senior executives who will share their insight and vision toward IoT business opportunities, outline the key priorities for your IoT business and discuss the most important issues facing business leaders today. In the meanwhile, will address the importance to nurture the ecosystem to enlarge the impact in the IoT world.

Day 1 (Oct 13, Thursday)
Place:Main Conf Room

08:00 - 09:00 Check-in  
09:00 - 09:05 Opening
Steven Shaw

General Manager, Microsoft Taiwan

09:05 - 09:30 Get ready for the overwhelming IoT opportunities – Taiwan’s IoT Strategy
Fang-Guan Jan

Director General, Department of Industrial Development

09:30 - 10:00 Microsoft Azure IoT Product & Strategy
Sam George

Partner Director For AZURE IoT

10:00 - 10:20 Connecting the dots - Landing IoT value with strong partner ecosystem
Chris Phillips

General Manager for C+E Partner and Customer Ecosystem

10:20 - 10:45 Partners x Microsoft
Takeshi Shobuya

Director, Sales and Marketing of IoT Division OEM, Microsoft

10:45 - 11:15 Access the Enterprise IoT Market in Southeast Asia
Irza Fauzan Suprapto

Asia IoT Business Platform

11:15 - 11:45 The idea and technology to make the city smarter
Kent Larson

Direct of City Science Initiative, MIT Media Lab

11:45 - 12:30 MIT PEV Live Show
12:30 - Lunch break
  • These events and activities will be conducted in English with simultaneous interpretation available.
  • Microsoft IoT Expo reserves the rights of all event agenda and activities. Please visit our website for latest news.

IoT solutions and market insights specified in certain industries. A chance for solution providers / industry leaders / system integrators to get connected in the topics they all focused on.

Day 1 (Oct. 13, Thursday)
Place:Main Conf Room

14:30 - 17:30 Smart City Keynote&Panel Discussion

Features NEC, Intel, Trend Micro, Taiwan Architecture & Building Center, TSTI, Accelerite and more insightful topics about how to make the city smarter and the experience of supporting smart city cases globally!

Moderator:Dr. Yennun Huang

Chief Executive Officer, AIoTA (Asia IOT Alliance)

IoT Opportunities and Challenges in Taiwan


Gordon Gay

General Manager, R&D, NEC Australia

IoT and Smart Cities
Wallus Huang

SMG Transportation Lead, Intel

IoT Revolution in Telematics & Fleet Management
Jerry Liao

Chief Architect Internet of Things Security, Trend Micro Inc.

Wise Security Keeps Cities Smart
Morris Lin

Senior Planner and Supervisor, TABC

Towards Transforming Cities for Sustainability and Resilience
Shafer Chiu

Director, IoT Division, TSTI President, TISNet

Tatung Group-IoT Smart Solutions
Dean Hamilton

General Manager (Service Enablement BU), Accelerite

Making Smart Cities Smarter

Day 2 (Oct. 14, Friday)
Place:Main Conf Room

10:00 - 12:00 Smart Manufacture Keynote&Panel Discussion

What should you consider to better embrace the benefit that Industry 4.0 can bring to you? Come to know ITRI, NEXCOM, Tokyo Electron Device, BrainPad, Microsoft Japan, and CTCI's strategy, market insights and real experience!

Moderator:Virendra Chaudhari

Cloud + Enterprise, Sr. Solution Specialist Azure IoT Incubation, Asia, Microsoft

Smart Manufacturing Track & Partner Introduction


Joe Lin

VP & General Manager of IoT Automation Solutions BG, NEXCOM

The Mega Trend, Industry 4.0
Kai-Ping Chuang

Division Director, Industrial Technology Research Institute

Virtual Metrology toward The Realization of Smart Factory
Evan Chen

Vice President, CTCI Advanced Systems Inc.

Intelligent Manufacturing: Driving Force of Productivity 4.0
Japan IoT Community
Building IoT Ecosystem in Japan
Takeshi Shobuya,

Director, IOT Device Experience Sales, Microsoft Japan Co., Ltd.

Ken Yahata,

IoT Business Advisor, Tokyo Electron Device., Ltd.

Seiichi Kumagai,

Dept. Manager, Product Service Dept., Solution Div., BrainPad Inc.

12:00 - 14:00 Break  
14:00 - 15:30 Smart Retail Keynote&Panel Discussion

How to target your potential customer and make your product simply attractive to them? Advantech, Migo, AOPEN, MSI, Loopd, and more retail experts are here for you to share their ideas and solutions regarding how to provide an unique retail experience and enhance engagement quality with people!

Moderator:Carl Coken

GM, OEM Technical Sales for IoT, Microsoft

Retail IoT


Gary Wang

Sr. Director, International Business Development, Migo

Brighten the Way for Retailers

Director, Product Solution Division of Service IoT SBG, Advantech

UShop+ on Microsoft Azure, the New Generation of Intelligent Retail Management Solution
Allen Houng

Co-founder, Loopd

IoT Application for Human Tracking
Stephen Borg

AOPEN Global Chief Digital Officer, CEO - Australia & New Zealand

Retail Enablement: Intelligent Cloud, Connected Devices
15:30 - 17:00 Smart Living Keynote&Panel Discussion (Home and Health Care)

Connected products are getting so popular lately, however how to really bring up the service as a whole to give real benefit to people's everyday life? Let Unitech, Biomdcare, EQL, Gemalto, Macadamian to share their experience on developing home and healthcare applications!

Moderator:Roberto Di Benedetto

Principal Group Manager, Partner & Customer Engagement R&D, Microsoft

Smart Living


Dexter Yeh

Senior Director, R&D, EQL

Renee Huang

Director, Sales and Marketing, EQL

EQL - A promising smart home solution
Irene Hsu

Head of Software R&D, Unitech

Introduction to LIGcare Solution
Timon LeDain

Director Internet of Things (IoT), Macadamian

Driving value through IoT
Omni Zhang

CEO, Biomdcare

Role of Medical IoT in Ageing, Dementia & Sarcopenia
Sheung Chi NG

Senior Sales Engineering Manager, Gemalto

Smart Living and IoT
  • These events and activities will be conducted in English with simultaneous interpretation available.
  • Microsoft IoT Expo reserves the rights of all event agenda and activities. Please visit our website for latest news.

IoT Technology Track – allow attendees to connect with experts and discover how Microsoft products are supporting real-world IoT business scenarios in each industries. These 60-75 minute sessions will offer you the opportunity to learn more about MS’ vision and latest technology for IoT opportunities.

Venue:Microsoft Taipei Office
19F, No.68, Sec. 5, Zhongxiao E. Rd., Xinyi Dist., Taipei, Taiwan

Day 1 (Oct. 13, Thursday)
Place:Microsoft Taipei Office, Meeting Room 1911-1913

14:30 - 14:40Opening
Jennifer Chan
Senior Program Manager Lead
Partner and Customer Engagement, WDG
14:40 - 15:30Windows 10 Anniversary Update for IoT Devices
Julius Ho
Senior Program Manager
Partner and Customer Engagement, WDG
15:30 - 15:50


15:50 - 16:35Using Cortana Interactions in Industrial IoT Scenario
Tony Lin
Software Engineer
Partner and Customer Engagement, WDG
16:35 - 17:20Realize Cognitive Services with UWP Applications
Helen Lo
Senior Software Engineer
Partner and Customer Engagement, WDG
  • Microsoft IoT Expo reserves the rights of all event agenda and activities. Please visit our website for latest news.

Day 2 (Oct. 14, Friday)
Place:Microsoft Taipei Office, Meeting Room 1911-1913

09:30 - 10:45Introduction to Azure Gateway SDK
Chris Segura
Senior Program Manager
Cloud Enterprise Group
10:45 - 11:00


11:00 - 12:15IoT Security/Threat Modeling from Device to Cloud Applications
Eric Schroeder
Principal Manager
Cloud Enterprise Group
12:15 - 13:30

Lunch Break

13:30 - 14:45Trend Micro - IoT Security Architecture Design
Joive Peng
Senior Solution Architec
Trend Micro Global Consumer Sales Enablement
14:45 - 15:00


15:00 - 17:00IoT Data Engineering and Machine Learning Best Practice
Ted Way
Program Manager
Advanced Analytics Engineering Group
  • Microsoft IoT Expo reserves the rights of all event agenda and activities. Please visit our website for latest news.

Floor Plan

IoT Solution Center

The IoT Solutions Center is designed to present or showcase solutions and services that could help IoT businesses achieve more by using the power of connected technology.

Bringing together domestic and international solution providers to showcase amazing and remarkable IoT solutions. Experience the appeal of IoT applications and recruit potential business partners!

IoT Vertical Market

A New World of IoT with the Driving Force of Industry

Devices and appliances with functions connecting to the IoT are made in mass production. Interactive smart applications are used ubiquitously. A new world of Iot is in the making, through a wide variety of intensely connected devices and bulky data collected for timely analyses and proactive responses. The IoT will lead the trends of innovative services for various industries and establish immensely creative experiences for users. The driving force for various industries in the future will be the most effective and the most reliable service solutions provided.

Open Theater

Brief presentations from our value partners in the IoT Solution Center.

Conducted on the expo floor, these 15-20 minute sessions will offer you the opportunity to learn more about the solutions and services provided by our valued partners.


Day 1 (Oct. 13, Thursday)
Open Theater A

14:30 NEXCOM IoT Automation Solutions
Eric Lo

Product Manager

15:00 Build your IIoT with ADLINK / Key approaches to SMART FACTORY
Ryan Huang

Product Manager

15:30 Moxa OPC UA Solution Enables Microsoft Azure IoT Clouds
Rick Peng

Product Marketing Manager

16:00 TRI and Industry 4.0
Ian Yin

Assistant Manager

16:30 Real-time data collection for production equipment and its applications
Shui-Sheng, Chiang

Senior Sales Manager
SOLOMON Technology Corp.

17:00 Intelligent retail experience –Make use of IoT and big data concept to provide better customer satisfaction
Jason Liu

Director of Intelligent Solution & System Dept.

Day 2 (Oct. 14, Friday)
Open Theater A

09:30 Empowering farmers through digital transformation
Eddie Rodríguez


10:00 Cyber Security Solutions for Connected Vehicles
Jeffrey Cheng

Senior Manager
Trend Micro

10:30 Digital Health and IoT
Timon LeDain

Director IoT

Lorraine Chapman

Senior Director, Healthcare


11:00 Collect and Apply of Relevance Data in Retail
Tony Yang

Head of Omni Channel Integration & Digital

11:30 Introducing Brainy - AAEON Intelligent Vending Solution with UP Maker Board
Victor Lai


12:00 Lunch break
13:30 Digital Logistic & Fleet Management by Microsoft Azure
David Yang

Business Development Manager

14:00 Going up the IoT Value Chain
Dean Hamilton

General Manager (Service Enablement BU)

14:30 IoT Security
Mr. Sheung Chi NG

Head of Sales Engineering, Identity and Data Protection, Gemalto, APAC

15:00 Smart Solar Energy Monitoring System
Alex Pan


15:30 Unified Management
Shang, Tzyh Jong

Vice President

16:00 IEI Cloud service of POS solution and Cabinet solution.
Gary Yeh

Product Manager

16:30 How to realize brand authentication and precision marketing through IoT?
Jim Hsu

Product Manager

Day 2 (Oct. 14, Friday)
Open Theater B

10:00 Dynamic Evacuation System, Leader in Smart Evacuation
Raiko Chen

Sales Manager

10:30 Hardware and software integration, networking for everything machine
Hanson Chou

SCtek, Inc

11:00 Predictive AI for IoT
Adms Chung

CEO & Co-founder
MoBagel Inc.

11:30 IoT Application for Human Tracking
Allen Houng


12:00 Lunch break
13:30 IoT And Partnership
Jennifer Hsu

Associate Vice President
Elitegroup Computer Systems

14:00 EQL - A promising start home solution
Dexter Yeh

Senior Director, R&D

Renee Huang

Director, Sales and Marketing
EQL Technology Inc.

14:30 Unitech
15:00 Persuasive Electric Vehicle: From Driver-less Cars to Car-less Cities
Michael Lin

MIT Media Lab

15:30 Urban Mobility Data: Visualizing Shared-Used Patterns & Impacts
Phil Tinn

MIT Media Lab

16:00 TerMITes: IOT platform for Scalable Environmental Sensing
Arnaud Grignard

MIT Media Lab


Pre-arranged match-making meetings to give you real opportunities to meet your partners in the event from global.

Be prepared for the cooperation!
Private meeting room and solution demo site which can be booked, delivered by IoT solution provider to invite customers or partners (ex. SI, customers) to further understanding and business discussion.

Find your partner now!

MIT & Microsoft Workshop

Featured MIT x Microsoft creative smart city/smart transportation workshop, and learn how these technologies will advance you life!

The workshop is conducted by Microsoft Taiwan, MIT Media Lab and Institute for Information Industry, and focus on exploring the possible application of Persuasive Electric Vehicle developed by MIT Media Lab. Through IOT technology associated with smart mobility vehicle, the workshop demos potential cloud service application, and innovative service model. With the cooperation of global technical teams, innovative usage scenarios of driverless vehicle and IOT applications are developed and presented in the demo.

Microsoft Cognitive Services

Microsoft Cognitive Services let you build apps with powerful algorithms using just a few lines of code. They work across devices and platforms such as iOS, Android, and Windows, keep improving, and are easy to set up.

Cortana Intelligence Suite

A fully managed big data and advanced analytics suite to transform your data into intelligent action.

Gender X IoT Forum

You have all the power, you just have to realize it!

A forum focused on the female perspective had been held on Oct 14 noon, several professional women from the IoT world share how they work and think in technical field, and how they breakthrough themselves in different ways. Besides the forum, Catharine L Morris, the General Manager of Cloud and Enterprise Group, Microsoft had been interviewed to shared her perspective on diversity and possible tool or approach in dealing with the gender issues many woman face at work.

Visitor Kit

Welcome! Here’s some useful information for visitors of Microsoft IoT Expo 2016.

 How to get a Taiwan VISA

An eVisa or Visitor Visa is required for visitors to the R.O.C (Taiwan), except for nationals from countries that are eligible for visa-exempt entry.

Hua Nan Bank International Conference Center

123, Song Ren Rd, Xinyi District, Taipei City Taipei, Taiwan

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It is free for visitors / buyers. Register now to secure your chance to meet your partner in October!