2023 Annual Conference afternoon technical sessions

 (1 to 5 PM, free admission)

(Open to the public, registration required, click HERE or scan QR code)

The theme of the 44th Annual Conference is "Empower Connectivity Through Technology Fusion". As usual, we will have a keynote speech and ceremony for Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in the dinner banquet. Besides, the afternoon section is Technical Forum. Our esteemed speakers from the leading industries and academia will talk about Interdisciplinary technologies empowering the connectivity between both business and humans.  It will cover the fields of A.I., Machine Learning, Cybersecurity, SaaS, Web3, Blockchain, IoT, and consumer electronics innovation. 

  • Session I: Cybersecurity Feature Speech

Title: Securing Our Digital Future

Dr. Jaushin Lee, CEO and Founder, Zentera Systems

  • Session II: Artificial Intelligence Fireside Chat

Title: Fireside Chat on Industrial AI

Dr. Liu Ren, VP and Chief Scientist at Bosch Research North America and Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence

Moderator: Dr. William Kao

  • Session III: Blockchain and Web3.0 Panel Discussion

Mr. Bo Wu, CEO and founder of Nuwton.io

Mr. Vince Lane, Manager Partner of Mav3rick Ventures

Mr. Alan Xin, Founding Partner of Wagmi33 Foundation

Mr. Jason Lee, CEO and founder of MPCVault

Moderator: Christie Wang

  • Session IV: Future Platforms Interactive Conversation

Title: The Platforms of The Future: Opportunities and Challenges for Startups. Conversation with Landing AI and Mattermost. 

Mr. Ian Tien, CEO and Co-founder, Mattermost

Dr. Kai Yang, VP of Product, Landing AI


Dinner banquet (5:30 to 9:30 PM)

(admission ticket required, click HERE or scan QR code)  

This delightful banquet features Keynote Speech, Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, Student scholarship Awards, and more. It consists of special guests, corporate leaders, long-term partners in community, academic/universities, and old/new friends in the CIE network.

We are honored to have Dr. Eugene L. Tu, Center Director at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley to be our keynote Speaker in the evening. As an Asian-American in NASA to serve as Research Center Director, Dr. Tu is leading the research center with a workforce of approximately 3500 civil servants and contractors, and $1B annual budget in support of NASA missions and programs in aeronautics, science, space exploration and technology development. Dr. Tu will share with us NASA's missions, his work at Ames Research Center in the Bay Area, and his personal history and journey as an AAPI in the US.  

The 2023 Entrepreneur of the Year Awards go to two exceptional entrepreneurs in different areas. They are:

  • Mr. Charles Liang, Founder and CEO of Supermicro

Distinguished Lifetime Achievement in Entrepreneurship Award

  • Mr. Ian Tien, CEO and Co-founder of Mattermost

Silicon Valley Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Award