Embedded System and Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence and Education

— 24th ESBF Forum to be Held on November 24th, in Beijing, China

2018 marks the 10-year anniversary of Embedded System Beijing Forum. ESBF has successfully hosted 23 forums, with topics ranging from embedded system, integrated circuit, Internet of Things to Artificial Intelligence. More than 2000 attendees have participated in ESBF forums; they have been featured in more than 160 media stories, including Microcontroller & Embedded System Application and Electronic Engineering & Product World journals. ESBF has also been working with well-known institutions and co-organized several major events.

On November 24th, ESBF will hold a major seminar with topic “Embedded System in the Era of Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence” in the morning, and two smaller forums: “Embedded System Education in Higher Institutions: History and Future” where education practitioners and company university project staff are invited to speak, and “Embedded Technology Developments in Machine Learning and Edge Computing”, where representatives from companies, universities and research institutions will share their thoughts.

Time / Location

Date & Time: November 24th 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Location (see the map below):

Morning: Beihang University, Second Auditorium, New Main Building
Lunch: 3rd floor in Beihang Training Center Restaurant (invited speakers and guests), Creative Sharing Space Café and Haitang Café (attendees)
Afternoon: Multimedia Classrooms in Creative Sharing Space and Flight Simulation Center

Beihang University New Main Building
Event Locations on Campus


Morning-Main EventTopic: Embedded System in the Era of IoT and AIHost: Allan He, Secretary in Chief, ESBF
09:30-09:40Opening SpeechXiaolong Liu, General Manager of Beihang University Culture and Media Corp.
09:40-09:5010 Years of ESBFAllan He, Secretary in Chief, ESBF
09:50-10:20From Microcontroller to Embedded AI: A Historical PerspectiveLimin He, Editor in Chief, MES Journal; Professor, Beihang University
10:20-10:50AI&RT Development and Intelligent ManufacturingTianmiao Wang, Professor and Honorary Dean of the Robotic Research Intuition, Beihang Universit
10:50-11:20The Chip Opportunity in the New EraJacky Sun Executive Director China Reform Venture Capital Investment Management (Shenzhen) Ltd.
11:20-11:50The Revolution of MCU Development with AI and IoTLucy Wang, System Engineering Director, NXP China Management Company
11:50-12:00The Ecosystem of Industrial IoTLigong Zhou, Founder, Guangzhou ZLG MCU Technology
12:00-14:00Group Photo and Lunch
Afternoon-Seminar1Topic: History and Future of Embedded System Education in Higher EducationHost: Deqiang Hang, Director, Computer Science School Research Center, Beijing University of Technology
14:00-14:30“Xiaoming Lab” – Fifteen Years of Education PracticeProf. Xiaoming Chang, Taiyuan Institute of Technology
14:30-15:00STM32 and Ecosystem Development of IoTLisa Ding, Manager, Education Project, STMicroelectronics
15:00-15:30Boosting Talent Education – Introduction to Intel’s University ProjectLi Qin, University Project, Intel China
15:30-16:00Developments of Professional Embedded System TrainingHongtao Liu, R&D General Manager, Farsight Education Corp
16:00-16:30Improve Students’ Engineering Skills with EnterprisesDeqiang Hang, Director, Computer Science School Research Center, Beijing University of Technology
Afternoon-Seminar 2Topic: Embedded System Developments in Machine Learning and Edge ComputingHost: Xiaojing Lu, Managing Editor in Chief, MES Journal
14:00-14:30The Changing Face of Edge ComputeLei Yang, ARM
14:30-15:00MCU, Machine Vision and Light IntelligenceYan Song, Principle System and Application Engineer, NXP
15:00-15:30Global Development Trends of Embedded Technology and Internet of ThingsAllan He, Secretary in Chief, ESBF
15:30-16:00Imagination GPU+NNA in Heterogeneous ComputingJunzhang, Northern Area Customer Relationship Manager, Imagination
16:00-16:30Knowledge-Sharing Machine Learning Algorithm and ApplicationFuzhen Zhuang, Intelligent Information Processing Lab, Chinese Academy of Sciences Computing Institution

ESBF aims to provide a collaborative community for scholars, researchers, engineers and technical reporters/marketers to exchange ideas and share experiences freely. ESBF is a non-profit technology salon institution. While our events are opened to all free of charge, registration is required in advance.

As we mark our ten-year anniversary, ESBF would like to express our gratitude towards our sponsoring institutions: Beihang University Press and Beijing Zhizhen Culture and Media Company, and our sponsors for gifts and catering: Creative Conference Company, Farsight Education Corp and Guangdong ZLG MCU Technology.