Past conference

GIS 2018

Race the Tide

2018
Topics
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Platform economy
  • Micro power
  • Personalized learning
Action project
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Platform economy
Notable speakers
  • Ko, Wen-je: Mayor of Taipei
  • Ray Lu: Chairman of Junyi Academy
  • Audrey Tang: Minister without Portfolio

GIS 2017

Rice to Prominence

2017
Topics
  • Blockchain
  • Low-Carbon Economy
  • New Media
  • Extremism
Action project
  • Blockchain
  • Low-Carbon Economy
  • New Media
  • Extremism
Notable speakers
  • Vitalik Buterin: Founder of Ethereum
  • Kuan, Chung-Ming: Distinguished Professor, Department of Finance, NTU
  • Matan Field: Co-founder and CEO of DAOstack

GIS 2016

Redefine the Limitations

2016
Topics
  • Social Enterprise
  • Women Enpowerment
  • Globle Disease Management
  • Innovative Agriculture
Action project
  • Data Mining
  • Internet of Things
  • Argumented Reality
  • Virtual Reality
Notable speakers
  • Fawzia Koofi: The first female second deputy speaker of the Wolesi Jirga
  • Jonathan Schwarts: Director of the Asian Studies Program at SUNY New Paltz
  • Sarah Liu: Founder of Little Girl Big Dream, Co-founder of Gemini 3

GIS 2015

From Individual to Influential

2015
Topics
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Integration Platform
  • Different Education
  • Open Source and Makers
Action project
  • Big Data
  • Smart City
  • Internet of Things
  • Third-Party Payment
Notable speakers
  • Lee Yuan-tseh: Immediate Past President of International Council for Science
  • Tsai Ing-wen: Chairperson of Democratic Progress Party
  • Yeh Ping-cheng: Director of MOOC, National Taiwan University

GIS 2014

Stand Up,Stand Out!

2014
Topics
  • Detecting the Trends
  • Sustaining Competitive Advantage
  • Stand Out to Become Outstanding
Action project
  • Leisure Industry
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Data & Analytics
  • Life Science and e-Health
Notable speakers
  • Prakhar Bhartiya: Founder of Youth Alliance
  • Gregor Hackmack: Co-Founder of Parliament Watch
  • Peter Lemmens: General Manager of IMEC Taiwan

GIS 2013

Strategy Under Competition

2013
Topics
  • Deconstruct
  • Benefiting Yourself by Benefiting Others
  • Maximize under competitiveness
Notable speakers
  • Wei Kuo: Principal of City University of Hong Kong
  • Jhao-Hsiung Huang: Chairman of CyberLink

GIS 2012

Innovation and Change

2012
Topics
  • Detecting a New Trend
  • Analyzing a New Trend
  • Taking the Lead
Notable speakers
  • Barry Lin: Chairman of Quanta Computer
  • Sheng-Yi Dai: Chairman of Wowprime
  • Charles Tsai: Co-Founder of Global Youth Fund

GIS 2011

What is the Catch Catching at Web?

2011
Topics
  • Killer Apps and the Soft Power of Nations
  • Who Controls the Internet?
  • Individual Agents on the Internet
Notable speakers
  • John. M. Leitner: Professor of Seoul National University
  • Justin O’Connor: Professor of The University of Queensland

GIS 2010

Emergence of New Giants: Evolution or Revolution

2010
Topics
  • Natural Resources: A Golden Apple for Emerging Countries?
  • Emerging Countries at the Crossroads: Adoption of Green Technology
  • When East Meets West: New perspectives under Asian Culture Expansion
Notable speakers
  • Timmy Yip: Recipient of 2001 Academy Award in Art Direction
  • Paul Hsu: Founder of Epoch

GIS 2009

Challenges and Opportunities, the Global Economy in the Transition Phase

2009
Topics
  • Rethinking of Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Entrepreneurship
  • Find the Next Wave to Ride On - New Business Strategies in the Changing World
  • Bliss or Misery? - Contemplating the Engagement at Cultural Forms and Economic Progress
Notable speakers
  • Michael Braungart: Professor of Leuphana Universität Lüneburg
  • Joseph Tseng: General Manager of Crystal Internet Venture Funds.L.P.