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HUMANMACHINE: BUSINESS IN THE AGE OF INTELLIGENCE

THIS STORY IS ABOUT ENRICHING LIVES, ADVANCING BUSINESS

HOW INTELLIGENCE WILL ENRICH LIVES AND ADVANCE BUSINESS

FOUR ECOSYSTEMS WILL DRIVE THIS CHANGE

The story of the 11th Edition, Human x Machine: Business in the Age of Intelligence, is about the hybridity of person and machine working collaboratively to enrich lives and advance business. The story is about four inter-related ecosystems of Intelligent Disruptions that are changing how we live, work, manufacture, cure, commute, transact and interact. Shaping every part of life, anywhere from driving, to the smart phones we use, how our data is managed, how our homes are built, how we care for our elderly, how we create consumer products and how we expand our nervous systems.

These Intelligent Disruptions will fuel the next digital industrial revolution. The story of WSIE 2017 is organized around four connected ecosystems: (1) Artificial Intelligence, (2) Internet of Things, (3) Digital Commerce and (4) Experience Engineering. Resulting in major transformations by 2020 with an expected market size to be over $9.5 trillion with a yield of US$25-33 trillion in annual economic impact through cost reductions, efficiency gains & differentiated offerings.

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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Artificial Intelligence

  • Machine Learning & Expert Systems
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Mobile Robots & Human Augmentation
  • Audio, Image & Vision Processing
  • Predictive Analytics
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INTERNET OF THINGS

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Internet Of Things

  • Cyber Security
  • Lightweight Cloud Infrastructure
  • Connected Sensor Networks
  • Ambient Intelligence
  • Nano & Implantable Technologies
  • Autonomous Things
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DIGITAL COMMERCE

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Digital Commerce

  • Sharing Economy
  • Social Mobile Commerce
  • Context Enriched Services
  • Cashless Payments
  • Retail Digitization
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EXPERIENCE ENGINEERING

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Experience Engineering

  • Experiential Storytelling
  • User-centric Design
  • Biological Engineering
  • Conversational Systems
  • Augmented Reality
  • 3D Printing
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UNSCRIPTED CONVERSATIONS, UNCENSORED CONVICTIONS

A BIG BANG OF STORIES ACROSS SIX SECTORS

The 2017 story will alter the course of business, cites and YOU. Driven by 90 speakers who will transport you to a bold and provocative world that showcases the interplay between business, people and machines. A cocktail of hundreds of unexpected collisions and unrehearsed conversations.

This a big bang between the world’s finest dreamers and doers in artificial intelligence, internet of things, digital commerce and experience engineering coming together to explore the impact of these disruptions on six sectors: design, lifestyle, services, health, industrials and cities.

Design innovation-driven operating models, products, experiences, services & beings.


Draw inspiration from nature to engineer biotech & visual health innovations.


Digitalize industrials to support intelligent systems, devices and decisioning.


Deliver a new generation of simple, flexible & sustainable consumer-focused services.


Create fusion lifestyle solutions that intersect tech, materials, habits & physical spaces.


Create intelligent, green, clean city infrastructure & transport innovations.