GEC+Taipei 2018

GEC+Taipei is a four-day event which will be held in the Taipei International Convention Center (TICC) on September 26-29, 2018.

The theme of the event is "Enabling Social Impact with AI + IoT," focusing on the use of smart technology applications to accelerate the innovation and digital transformation of startups and SMEs, as well as promoting the sustainable development of the global digital economic ecosystem.

Taiwan's six strong comprehensive innovation and entrepreneurship capabilities are as follows:

  • T ( Talent ) A pool of AIoT talent
  • A ( Accelerator ) The ability to connect international and commercial accelerators
  • I ( Innovation ) Active innovation energy
  • W ( World ) Strong global connections of startups
  • A ( Action ) The ability to accelerate startup development
  • N ( Network ) A complete entrepreneurial network

We are at the forefront of the whole global industry and are making active efforts to connect global entrepreneurship ecosystems in order to create a friendlier environment.

We are working with startups in Taiwan and overseas to satisfy unmet demands of the international market, as well as to explore unlimited possibilities. We look forward to discovering even more new market opportunities with you during GEC+Taipei, and activate the digital economy!

The event is co-organized with the National Association of Young Entrepreneurs, and sponsored by the Small and Medium Enterprise Administration, along with various private organizations.

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Spectacular Events of GEC+Taipei 2018
  • calendar-iconSeptember 26

    GEN Asia Roundtable Meeting. Global leaders of Asia-Pacific countries will discuss cooperation in the global entrepreneurial ecosystem.
    The "G-ASIA Pass Entrepreneurship Digital Citizen Card," which is based on the concept of resource sharing and utilizes block chain technology, will help entrepreneurs carry out cross-border Soft Landings, and create a mutually beneficial and friendly entrepreneurial ecosystem.

  • calendar-iconSeptember 27-28

    GEC+Taipei opening ceremony and forums. The main topics of discussion will be future entrepreneurial clusters, entrepreneurial education, smart cities, smart enterprises, digital healthcare and medical center solutions, innovative block chain applications in the future, and AI + IoT and smart manufacturing matchmaking.
    The experience of entrepreneurial clusters and scenarios for innovative technology applications of the future in each country will be shared, which creates even more opportunities for international exchange and business matchmaking.

  • calendar-iconSeptember 28

    International Startup Pitch. This event aims to provide a stage for exchange between startups in Asia. It encourages entrepreneurs to participate in competitions to find business partners, venture capital, and expansion through international channels, as well as to interact and engage in exchanges with venture capital and buyers from all around the world.
    Distinguished guests will be visiting Taiwan Innotech Expo this day.

  • calendar-iconSeptember 29

    Startup Terrace experience. Visitors will be able to experience the excellent investment and startup environment of Taiwan's flagship entrepreneurial cluster – Startup Terrace.
    This international cluster for innovation and startups enjoys smart transportation connections to the airport MRT, and also provides entrepreneurs with one-stop service for visa and express customs clearance, as well as tax reductions.
    These support the "G-ASIA Pass Entrepreneurship Digital Citizen Card" Soft Landing plan.

GEC+Taipei 2018 - Agenda
Date 9/26 Wed 9/27 Thur 9/28 Fri 9/29 Sat
Program GEN Asia GEC+Taipei GEC+Taipei Tour
AM GEN Closed-door Meeting Opening Ceremony
Keynote Address
#6-1
Smart Health – “Health Care of Tomorrow”
#7-1
Advanced Quick Prototyping in IoT Based Product Development
#8
Future Blockchain Innovations
Site Tour to Linkou Startup Terrace
Lunch GEN Lunch Lunch Lunch
PM International Collaboration Announcement Press Conference
Topic:The gAsia Pass Entrepreneurship Digital Citizen Card
#1
The Uprising Ecosystem for the New Technological Drivers
#2
Entrepreneurship Nurturing:Interaction between Thriving City and Startup Growth
#3
Inspiration Day:Co-creation for Intelligent Enterprise
#4
Entrepreneurship Education in the New Era
#5
Cross Industry Innovation and Prospects
#10
Security Issues in Innovation
#6-2
Smart Health – “Smart Solutions for Healthcare Centers”
#7-2
Advanced Quick Prototyping for IoT based Product Development — Quick Matching & Networking
#9
Pitching and Matching
Evening Welcome Dinner Gala Dinner Taiwan Night
9/26 Wed
  • Program

    GEN Asia

  • AM

    GEN Closed-door Meeting

  • Lunch

    GEN Lunch

  • PM

    International Collaboration Announcement Press Conference
    Topic:The G-ASIA Pass Entrepreneurship Digital Citizen Card

  • Evening

    Welcome Dinner

9/27 Thur
  • Program

    GEC+Taipei

  • AM

    Opening Ceremony
    Keynote Address

  • Lunch

    Lunch

  • PM

    #1
    The Uprising Ecosystem for the New Technological Drivers

    #2
    Entrepreneurship nurturing:Interaction between Thriving City and Startup Growth

    #3
    Inspiration Day:Co-creation for Intelligent Enterprise

    #4
    Entrepreneurship Education in the New Era

    #5
    Cross Industry Innovation and Prospects

    #10
    Security Issues in Innovation

  • Evening

    Gala Dinner

9/28 Fri
  • Program

    GEC+Taipei

  • AM

    #6-1
    Smart Health – “Health Care of Tomorrow”

    #7-1
    Advanced Quick Prototyping in IoT Based Product Development

    #8
    Future Blockchain Innovations

  • Lunch

    Lunch

  • PM

    #6-2
    Smart Health – “Smart Solutions for Healthcare Centers”

    #7-2
    Advanced Quick Prototyping for IoT based Product Development— Quick Matching & Networking

    #9
    Pitching and Matching

  • Evening

    Free Time

9/29 Sat
  • Program

    Tour

  • AM

    Site Tour to Linkou Startup Terrace

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List of Lecturer

Jonathan Ortmans

Founder & President, Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN)

GEN, One of the World’s Most Representative Entrepreneurship Organization

TANG Feng ( Audrey TANG)

Minister without Portfolio, Executive Yuan

The First Digital Minster of Taiwan(R.O.C)

Raouti Chehih

Director General of EuraTechnologies, France

CEO of The Largest European Incubator

Henrik Scheel

Founder and CEO StartupExperience.com, San Francisco, CA, USA

Formed Partnership in 25+ Countries

Andrew Humphries

Co-Founder of The Bakery & UK Dept International Trade Global Entrepreneur Dealmaker

The World’s First Advertising Technology Accelerator

Yogavelli Nambiar

CEO, Allan Gray Orbis Foundation

10,000 Women’s Initiative Plan, International Female Entrepreneurship Educator

Mike LaRhette

President, MassChallenge

The World’s Largest and Most Startup Friendly Accelerator

Ted Chang, Ph.D.

CTO, VP & GM, Quanta Computer Inc.

Quanta Computer, the world’s biggest ODM and laptop computer maker

Jack Hsu

Founder of SELFPICK

Emerging Movie Director, Invested by Famous Hong Kong Producer Zeng Zhiwei

Getting to the Venue
List of Official Conference Hotels
Admission Policies
  • Each attendee needs a individual badge including those from same corporate.
  • Official reserves the right to screen any summited application.
  • Your CONFIRMATION LETTER and 2 VALID BUSINESS CARDS must be presented in order to collect your event badge onsite. Without these documents, we are not permitted to issue your badge for the event.
  • Attendees holding Int’l visitor, local visitor and investor badge and access the venues within the exhibit dates and hours.
  • Open only to international professional persons over the age of 18.
  • Flip flops are not allowed to access the venues.
  • Your valid badge must be.
  • Resell, transfer or forgery are strictly prohibited. Official reserves the right to confiscate and inform authorities to involve if any of prior incidents been discovered or reported.