IoT and 5G Integration Innovation Development Conference
Conference on IoT and 5G Integrated Innovation and Development, the first event of the 2020 World Internet of Things Exposition (WIOT), took place in the host city of Wuxi, East China's Jiangsu province, on World IoT Day, Aug 7.
Over the next three months, a series of events focusing on IoT and 5G technologies will be held, including various forums, online and offline exhibitions, and an innovation and entrepreneurship competition, according to local officials at the conference.
Leading figures in business and academic circles were invited to give keynote speeches during the conference. They explored how IoT and 5G integrate with each other and help boost the development of other industries.
Among them, Luc Van Den Hove, president of the Interuniversity Microelectronics Centre (IMEC), and Rob Van Kranenburg, founder of the European IoT Council, hailed China's progress in developing the technologies and expressed wishes to cooperate with local enterprises via videos.
The conference also saw the launch of the IoT Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition, the 2019-2020 Annual Report on the Development of IoT in China, and the 5G-empowered platform developed by Chinese telecommunication giants.