U.S. Taiwan High-Tech Forum (UTHF) 2018 Main Conference

How the ‘Digital Twin’ Paradigm Will Further Digital Transformation


NATEA was proud to organize and host the 2018 U.S. Taiwan High-Tech Forum (UTHF) event with the theme to focus on exploring how the emerging ‘Digital Twin’ paradigm, driven by the continued advancement of AI, IoT, Big Data, and Robotics, will further the boundaries and the impact of digital transformation.

Attendees were able to join leading innovators, thought leaders, and entrepreneurs, and gain insight on how to win the innovation race in the digital business era.

The UTHF 2018 event was designed to bring the brightest minds from both the high-tech communities of Taiwan and Silicon Valley to explore whether we are at a turning point of adopting the emerging Digital Twin paradigm that will bring seismic impact to redefine industries and reshape our everyday life?

The half-day conference was packed with thought leadership speakers and innovative solution providers eager to share their insight on this ever-evolving topic.

Main Conference Agenda
12:00 ~ 12:30 Registration / Networking / Lunch
Special Luncheon Presentation
12:20 ~ 12:50 Real-World Solution Showcase: From IoT to AI-IoT Sean Chu, Director, ThroughTek
Welcome, Opening and Keynote
12:50 ~ 13:00 Welcome & VIP Opening Remarks Director General Joseph Ma, TECO in SF; Jesse Shiah, Conference Co-chair
13:00 ~ 13:10 2018 UTHF Program Overview UTHF Program Committee
13:10 ~ 13:40 Keynote: Why Decentralized Technology Matters for Freedom Alex Gladstein, Chief Strategy Officer at the Human Rights Foundation
Part I: AI & Machine Learning
13:40 ~ 14:10 Semantic Understanding Of Google Street View Imagery Rajesh Parekh, Engineering Director, Google
14:10 ~ 14:20 Coffee Break and Solution Showcase
14:20 ~ 14:50 A hybrid Human-AI Solution with web Annotation for the Curation of Precision Medicine Knowledge Bases Prof. Chun-Nan Hsu, UC San Diego
Part II: Digital Manufacturing
14:50 ~ 15:20 Maximizing returns on Industrial IoT investment – Doing IoT the Right Way Biplab Adhya, Managing Partner, Wipro Ventures; Board Advisor, Altizon
15:20 ~ 15:30 Coffee Break and Solution Showcase
PART III: Digital Healthcare
15:30 ~ 16:00 Modeling Health Care for the Internet Of Things David A Stum pf, MD, phD, Professor Emeritus of Neurology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
PART IV: Innovation Management
16:00 ~ 16:30 The Innovation Age. Why The Current Global Innovation Ecosystem Needs A Shakeup. Steve Weiser, Co-Founder & CEO Devezee | Co-founder & COO Just Start It Int.
17:00 ~ 17:20 Raffle and Closing Remarks
Panel Discussions, Q&A, Closing Remarks
16:30 ~ 16:55 Panel Discussion and Q&A All Speakers
16:55 ~ 17:10 Closing Remarks & Raffle Jesse Shiah, Conference Co-Chair
17:10 Mixer Reception

For more information, visit UTHF Website: www.uthf.org