Introduction to activities of 2019 WIOT

chinadaily.com.cn| Jul 23, 2019


The 2019 World Internet of Things Exposition (WIOT) is set to take place at Wuxi Taihu International Convention and Exhibition Center from Sept 7 to 10. Themed around "Integrated Innovation, Intelligent Connectivity", the 2019 edition is expected to organize a key summit, an exhibition to showcase IoT products and the latest IoT technologies and their applications, a press conference to launch new IoT technologies and products, 10 forums and 12 other activities.

The 2019 WIOT will boast more participants from other countries than the previous editions, with more than 180,000 visitors being expected to attend the event.

The Wuxi Summit will be held at Wuxi Taihu International Convention and Exhibition Center on Sept 7 with an expected audience of 3,000. Officials from relevant State ministries and commissions, relevant officials of Jiangsu province, top managers of renowned companies from at home and abroad, and IoT experts will share their opinions on the hot issues of network information technology and outline the bright prospects of IoT.

The exhibition to showcase IoT products, the latest IoT technologies and their applications will take place at Wuxi Taihu International Convention and Exhibition Center from Sept 7 to 10. Covering an area of 60,000 square meters, the exhibition includes six different exhibition areas for IoT communication, intelligent manufacturing and sensors, AIoT and consumer IoT, intelligent transportation and internet of vehicle (IoV), smart city, and smart education.

Renowned companies from home and abroad will showcase their innovative IoT products and solutions at the exhibition, including Ericsson, Siemens, IBM, Microsoft, SoftBank, Bosch, Amazon, AstraZeneca, China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom, China Electronics Technology Group Corporation, Huawei, Haier, JD and Tencent.

In addition, live-action presentations about IoV, 5G application and IoT towns will also be available at the exhibition.

To date, more than 30 Fortune 500 companies have confirmed booths at the exhibition.

The press conference to launch new IoT technologies and products is co-organized by China Electronic Information Industry Development Research Institute and Jiangnan University. A panel of more than 30 IoT experts is responsible for reviewing the submitted products, including Wu Hequan, academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering; Fang Binxing, academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering; Yang Enhui, academician of Royal Society of Canada; and Shi Yang, academician of Engineering Institute of Canada.

Forums and other activities will set their topics around the core principle"internationality, integration, industry and professional" and the 2019 WIOT's theme "Integrated Innovation, Intelligent Connectivity".

The 10 forums involve intelligent manufacturing, industrial internet, intelligent robot, intelligent sensing, information security, big data, 5G, intelligent transportation and IoV, intelligent energy and intelligent environmental protection.

The other activities include an IoT high-profile talents matchmaking meeting, an IoT international technology transfer conference, a summit on building new-type smart cities, a seminar on the development of the integrated circuit industry, a smart education summit, a smart health development summit, a summit on the integrated development of blockchain and IoT, a summit on IoT password application, a job fair for IoT high-caliber talents, a summit on Haier smart life, an IoT developer conference, and an international drone development summit.