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IEEE Announces Keynote Speakers from IBM, Intel and Samsung at IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT) in March 2014

IEEE, the world's largest professional organization advancing technology for humanity, today announced the keynote speakers presenting at the first IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT) being held in Seoul, South Korea, 6-8 March 2014. Registration for the event is now open.


IEEE WF-IoT will provide a platform for attendees and speakers to exchange ideas and share best practices on how progress in IoT technologies and applications can be nurtured and cultivated for the benefit of society.

Registration is now open and attendees can secure a discounted rate by registering before 7 February 2014 by completing the online form.


Companies interested in exhibiting at the IEEE WF-IoT can find information on the web site at http://sites.ieee.org/wf-iot/expo/.



The IEEE WF-IoT is taking place 6-8 March 2014.


Seoul Olympic Parktel Hotel, Seoul, South Korea.


Keynote speakers at the IEEE WF-IoT include:
  • Chung-Sheng Li, director of the commercial systems department at IBM, and an IEEE Fellow
  • Dr. Vida Ilderem, vice president of Intel Labs and director of the Integrated Platform Research for Intel Corporation
  • Dr. Kyungwhoon Cheun, senior vice president, Head of Communications Research Team (CRT) DMC R&D Center at Samsung Electronics


The IEEE WF-IoT focuses on the technologies, applications and social implications of the Internet of Things. This unique event designed for industry leaders, academics and decision-making government officials will examine key critical innovations across technologies, which will alter the research and application space of the future. The IEEE WF-IoT envisions a self-configuring and adaptive complex system of networks, sensors and smart objects whose purpose is to interconnect “all” things, including every day and industrial objects to make them intelligent, programmable and more capable of interacting with humans.


Delegates can attend tutorial workshops covering IoT application architecture and research; the convergence of social networks and IoT, focused on their opportunities and challenges; and cognitive and open architecture models.

For complete information about the IEEE WF-IoT please visit http://sites.ieee.org/wf-iot/.

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