[ R 10 Special Industry Track ]

Organised by IEEE Region 10 Industry Relations committee

Theme: Fostering Industry/Academia Networking under Vibrant Industry 4.0 Landscape

IEEE Region 10 Special Industry Track is conceptualized to offer a platform of collaboration and networking for Industry leaders, Research and Academic professionals, Young professionals, practitioners and Women in Engineering. This initiative is aimed to foster skill development required for industries, sessions and internship on disruptive technologies, Industry-Academia collaborations.

Program Overview:

1. Industry Forums

  • Industry speakers share pain spots; Industry interaction with academia to innovate solutions
  • Students get awareness of real-world research topics and/or possible internship opportunities.
  • Academia orientation on real world problems with research outcomesvalued by industry.

2. Cross pollination of Ideas: Industry/Entrepreneur/Startups related sessions

  • CEO Forum/Panels with representation from Industry associations and startup missions.
  • Experience sharing by young local entrepreneurs.
  • Startup fundamentals & need-to-know introduced by industry leaders.
  • Pitching competitions by SYW startup teams and Matchup with investors/VCs.

3. Industry access to technologies and talents, YP/WIE, through engagement within sponsored booth

  • Local HR/Recruiters to sponsor YP/WIE activities.
  • Industry/Student, Young professional, Women in engineering Engagement.

4. 2020 IEEE Region 10 Special Industry Track is also organising and supporting Covid-19 focused Hackathons, Start-up booster events and skill connect workshops for Internships

  • Six Hackathon ideas to be supported @300USD
  • Three Outstanding startups to be supported @500USD
  • Ten Skill Connect Internships on Java/J2EE @100USD
  • Selected start up CEOs/Founders will be invited to be the part of CEO panel and they will be allowed to exhibit their services and products @2020 IEEE-HYDCON

SIT Chairs:

Chris Gwo Giun Lee, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Takako Hashimoto, Chiba University of Commerce, Japan
Amit Kumar, BioAxis DNA Research Centre (P) Ltd, India