About 2016 TrendForce Annual IT Industry Forecast Conference

The prospects for optoelectronics and semiconductor sectors during the second half of 2015 dims due to uncertainties in the global economy and the below expected sales of consumer electronics, such as mobile devices and PCs. As challenges mount for traditional product sales model and shipment growth, branching out into different application markets will become the future trend. The Internet of Things (IoT) in particular is currently hot topic in the semiconductor sector with smart handheld devices being the key to the development of various aspects of intelligent and connected living. Products encompassing wearable devices, virtual reality, household appliances and smart electric vehicles will see cutting-edge innovations. Developments in robotics and Industry 4.0 will also kick off the next industrial revolution that will bring radical new changes to everyday life in the future.

TrendForce and Topology Research Institute (TRI) are proud to announce the 2016 TrendForce Annual IT Industry Forecast Conference. This conference will address how the IoT with its unlimited potentials will shape the courses of the tech industries. The event will feature a team assembled from TrendForce’s five major research divisions – DRAMeXchange, WitsView, LEDinside and EnergyTrend – as well as TRI for the first time. These analysts will provide in-depth presentations on the following topics with the development of the global tech industries in 2016 being the main theme:

(1) Developments in mobile communications and innovative technological applications for 2016 – reports on smartphones and mobile communications; wearable devices and virtual reality; automotive electronics; and smart robots and Industry 4.0
(2) Revolutionary changes in the semiconductor sector during 2016 – reports on the trends in IC, DRAM and NAND flash markets
(3) 2016 as the year when the optoelectronics sector soar– industry and end product analyses related to LED, solar and display technologies

We cordially invite leaders of the industries to take part in this rewarding event.


Date: October 15th, 2015 (Thu)
Time: AM 09:00-PM 05:00
Venue: Room 101, National Taiwan University Hospital International Convention Center. (No. 2, Xuzhou Road, Zhongzheng District 100, Taipei City)
Language: Chinese (No simultaneous interpretation)
Fee:NTD 5,000 (There will be no refunds for 2016 TrendForce Annual IT Industry Forecast Conference)

Early bird:
  Period Fee
10% Off Aug. 20th to Sep. 30th, 2015 NTD$ 4,500
  Oct. 1st to Oct. 15th, 2015 NTD$ 5,000
  • No refund after the payment is received.
  • Attendee that made the additional purchase will receive a confirmation number in the email after the payment is completed. 
  • Please note that the confirmation number is required for check-in.


Time Topic Speaker
09:00-09:40 Check in
09:40-10:00 Opening C.L. Liu, Chairperson
Section 1: Developments in Mobile Communications And Innovative Technological Applications for 2016
10:00-10:30 Smart Phone & Mobile Communication Kelly Hsieh, TRI Senior Research Manager
10:30-11:00 Smart Wearable & Virtual Reality Jason Tsai, TRI Analyst
11:00-11:30 IoT & Smart Home Jimmy Liu, TRI Analyst
11:30-12:00 Automotive Electronics Eric Chang, TRI Analyst
12:00-12:30 Smart Robots and Industry 4.0 Harrison Po, TRI Consultant
12:30-13:30 Lunch
Section 2Section 2: Revolutionary changes in the semiconductor sector during 2016
13:30-14:00 IC Industry Jian-Hong Lin, TRI Research Manager
14:00-14:30 DRAM Market Ken Kuo, DRAMeXchange Assistant Vice President
14:30-15:00 NAND Flash Market Sean Yang, DRAMeXchange, Assistant Vice President
15:00-15:20 Networking break
Section 3Section 3: 2016 as the year when the optoelectronics sector soar
15:20-15:50 LED Industry Duff Lu, LEDinside Research Manager
15:50-16:20 PV Market Corrine Lin, EnergyTrend Analyst
16:20-16:50 TFT-LCD Industry and End Product Analysis Eric Chiou, WitsView Senior Research Director

The Agenda is preliminary and subject to change without notice.

TrendForce is a global provider of market intelligence on the technology industries. Having served businesses for over a decade, the company has built up a strong membership base of 410,000 subscribers. TrendForce serves clients throughout the technology and financial services sectors. We host at least 5 annual conferences in the Greater China Region. These events have been held in Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Taipei. TrendForce invites industry experts to these conferences to share the latest results of their research. The conferences are also a platform for technology industry professionals to network.

TrendForce consists of 6 major research divisions: DRAMeXchange, WitsView, LEDinside, EnergyTrend, AVANTI and Topology. Research fields include DRAM, NAND Flash, PC, smartphone, notebook, tablet, TV, monitor, display, LED, lighting, green energy, semiconductors, telecommunications, IA, and Chinese consumer behaviour. Our team of professional analysts have in-depth knowledge of their respective fields. They are able to provide our members with complete strategic analyses that encompass research on technology development, market forces, the value chain, competitive landscape, and global regulatory and economic issues.

Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, TrendForce has extended its presence in China since 2004 with offices in Shenzhen and Shanghai. We have a staff of 250 plus professionals working with clients around the world. For more details or inquiries, please visit http://www.trendforce.com/