Eye on Taiwan news staff
Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) said Tuesday that the 2019 COMPUTEX international press conference will for the first time be held with a keynote speech by AMD President and CEO Dr. Lisa Su.
The 2019 COMPUTEX international press conference and CEO keynote will be held on Monday, May 27 at 10:00 AM in Room 201 of the Taipei International Convention Center (TICC) with the keynote topic “The Next Generation of High-Performance Computing.”
“COMPUTEX, as one of the global leading technology tradeshows, has continued to advance with the times for more than 30 years. This year, for the first time, a keynote speech will be held at the pre-show international press conference,” said Walter Yeh, TAITRA’s President & CEO, TAITRA.
He said TAITRA has invited Dr. Su to share insights about the next generation of high-performance computing.
“We look forward to her participation,” Yeh said, adding Su’s presence will definitely attract more companies to take part in COMPUTEX and bring the latest industry insights, thereby jointly sharing the “infinite possibilities of the technology ecosystem on this global stage.”
As the first CEO keynote speaker at the COMPUTEX international presser, Dr. Su said COMPUTEX is one of the most important global events for the computer industry.
“I am honored to deliver the opening keynote this year and provide new details about the next generation of high-performance AMD platforms and products,” she said, adding: “With our partners, we will tell the story of how leading-edge technologies and an open ecosystem are driving an inflection point in computing and industry innovation and positively impacting several important markets.”
Under the leadership of Dr. Su, AMD continues to grow and excel in the field of high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies.
The latest AMD products released include the world’s first 7nm gaming GPU–AMD Radeon™ VII and first 7nm datacenter GPU, AMD Radeon Instinct MI60. Upcoming products include 7nm AMD EPYC™ data center processors, 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ desktop processors and graphics cards based on the next-generation “Navi” architecture – all of which are designed to create exceptional experiences for gamers and creators as well as help solve many of the toughest challenges in our lives, TAITRA said.
During the CEO Keynote, Dr. Su and other high-profile guests will highlight new details of upcoming products and showcase how the industry is building a new high-performance computing ecosystem that will push technology to the next level, according to TAITRA.
COMPUTEX 2019 continues its position of Building Global Technology Ecosystems from May 28 to June 1, hosting 1,685 exhibitors across 5,508 exhibition booths, focusing on the latest tech trends such as AI & IoT, 5G, Blockchain, Innovations & Startups, and Gaming & XR. The 2019 show aims to inspire more innovative technologies and market opportunities to create a new ICT ecosystem, TAITRA noted.
Registration for 2019 COMPUTEX international press conference & CEO keynote opens on April 10. For more updated show info：
About COMPUTEX TAIPEI (also called COMPUTEX):
Established in 1981, COMPUTEX is one of the leading global ICT, IoT, and startup tradeshows with a complete supply chain and IoT ecosystems. Co-organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and Taipei Computer Association (TCA), COMPUTEX, based upon Taiwan’s complete ICT clusters, covers the whole spectrum of ICT industry, from established brands to startups and from ICT supply chain to IoT ecosystems. With strong R&D and manufacturing capabilities and IPR protection, Taiwan is a strategic destination for foreign companies and investors looking for partners in global technology ecosystems. Follow COMPUTEX on its website at www.computextaipei.com.tw and Twitter @computex_taipei using the hashtag #COMPUTEX.
Founded in 1970 to help promote foreign trade, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) is the foremost non-profit trade promotion organization in Taiwan. Jointly sponsored by the government, industry associations, and several commercial organizations, TAITRA assists Taiwan businesses and manufacturers with reinforcing their international competitiveness and in coping with the challenges they face in foreign markets.
TAITRA boasts a well-coordinated trade promotion and information network of over 1,200 trained specialists stationed throughout its Taipei headquarters, five local branch offices in Taoyuan, Hsinchu, Taichung, Tainan and Kaohsiung, and 60 overseas branch offices worldwide. Together with its sister organizations, Taiwan Trade Center (TTC) and Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC), TAITRA has created a wealth of trade opportunities through effective promotion strategies.
In addition to organizing trade delegations & providing customized procurement services, TAITRA also hosts more than 35 international trade shows annually in Taipei and Kaohsiung.