TPCA Foresight Forum

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Theme of 2018 Foresight Forum:

AI is coming, Challenge and Opportunity

According to Garner, the AI related industries will contribute 1.2 trillion US dollars in 2018 globally, and will reach 2.3 trillion US dollars in 2022. When the technology brings us a smarter future, and smart cities and smart cars come real to our life, what’s the opportunities for industry? 5G estimated to be launched in 2019 to 2020, how PCB shops echo with the need and how to plan to meet the trend?

This year, 2018 Foresight Forum has invited President Nakahara from NT Information to share his study about World PCB, the updated top 100 in 2017 as well as the trend need to be paid attention. Emilie Jolivet from YOLE DEVELOPPEMENT will bring their point of view about the impact of Artificial Intelligence for the industry. Apart from the market trend and information, Ellen Huang from one of the biggest Chinese IC design house Canaan Creative would like to share the application and development of RISC-V CPU in AI area. And Jonathan Cheng from Anritsu Taiwan will share “The choice of PCB antenna for 5G NR, mmWave band” from a facility manufacturer’s perspective.

October  25 THU


Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center 4th Floor, Room 401






Schedule Content Speaker
13:10-13:15 Opening TPCA Convener

World PCB
1) Scale of Production by Each Region

2) What is driving PCB output
3) Individual interests, such as Flexible Circuit, HDI, Automotive PCB, etc.

N.T. Information President Dr. Hayao Nakahara
14:10-15:00 Computing control technology: RISC-V CPU application and development in AI area Canaan-Creative Ellen Huang
15:00-15:20 Tea Break
15:21-16:10 The choice of PCB antenna for 5G NR, mmWave band Anritsu Jonathan Cheng
16:11-17:00 Artificial Intelligence and its challenge for the packaging and PCB industry

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