Who and why should attend
The ES2018 is unique compared with conventional academic conferences and industrial fairs. It comprises three complementary and perfectly aligned units: Academic Forum, Industry Forum, and Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum.
The ES2018 will be a great venue for you if you are:
Professors and students in universities and research institutes
By meeting with many Fellows of national academies, Editor-in-Chief(s) of IEEE Transactions, and Fellows of IEEE, you will learn the state-of-the-art in academia. More importantly, you will also hear first-hand advices about how to turn your research results into publications in top journals.
Developers, engineers and practitioners
By meeting with global industrial giants like ABB, AVIC, CASIC, CRRC, Google, Huawei, Microsoft, SAP, you will learn the latest market trends, demands, and solutions about Industry4.0 and Made-in-China2025. You will also find many opportunities to establish partnership with these industrial leaders by joining their eco-systems and providing complementary products, services, distribution channels, and system integration.
Investors and incubators
By listening to the speeches of high level officials, you will get updated about the public policies and strategies about Industry4.0. By joining the technical presentations, posters, and forums, you will meet a lot of ambitious and innovative researchers and potential entrepreneurs who could become the next unicorn.
You will meet the active investors from Cyprus and the world in the areas of TMT, smart manufacturing, intelligent devices, etc. You will learn how to make you BP more attractive, and even possibly find the angel for your venture.