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 New Main Building
Locations on Campus


09:00-09:30 Registration
Morning-Main Event
Topic: Embedded System in the Era of IoT and AI
Host: Allan He, Secretary in Chief, ESBF

09:30-09:40Opening Speech
Xiaolong Liu, General Manager of Beihang University Culture and Media Corp.

10 Years of ESBF

Allan He, Secretary in Chief, ESBF


From Microcontroller to Embedded AI: A Historical Perspective

Limin He, Editor in Chief, MES Journal; Professor, Beihang University


AI&RT Development and Intelligent Manufacturing

Tianmiao Wang, Professor and Honorary Dean of the Robotic Research Intuition, Beihang Universit


The Chip Opportunity in the New Era

Jacky Sun Executive Director China Reform Venture Capital Investment Management (Shenzhen) Ltd.


The Revolution of MCU Development with AI and IoT

 Lucy Wang, System Engineering Director, NXP China Management Company

 11:50-12:00The Ecosystem of Industrial IoT
Ligong Zhou, Founder, Guangzhou ZLG MCU Technology

 Group Photo and Lunch


Topic: History and Future of Embedded System Education in Higher Education
Host: 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

 STM32 and Ecosystem Development of IoT

Lisa Ding, Manager, Education Project, STMicroelectronics

15:00-15:30Boosting Talent Education - Introduction to Intel's University Project

Li Qin, University Project, Intel China


Developments of Professional Embedded System Training

Hongtao Liu, R&D General Manager, Farsight Education Corp


Improve Students' Engineering Skills with Enterprises

Deqiang Hang, Director, Computer Science School Research Center, Beijing University of Technology

 Afternoon-Seminar 2

Topic: Embedded System Developments in Machine Learning and Edge Computing
Host: Xiaojing Lu, Managing Editor in Chief, MES Journal

14:00-14:30The Changing Face of Edge Compute

Lei Yang, ARM


 MCU, Machine Vision and Light Intelligence

Yan Song, Principle System and Application Engineer, NXP

15:00-15:30Global Development Trends of Embedded Technology and Internet of Things

Allan He, Secretary in Chief, ESBF

15:30-16:00Imagination GPU+NNA in Heterogeneous Computing
Junzhang, Northern Area Customer Relationship Manager, Imagination

Knowledge-Sharing Machine Learning Algorithm and Application

Fuzhen 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.

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