The World Engineering, Science and Technology Congress (ESTCON2018), that will be held on 13&14th August 2018, is a biennial Congress organised by Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) is an excellent centre stage for knowledge sharing, intellectual discussions and also networking on various areas of interests; for all academics, researchers, scientists, engineers, interest groups and industry experts from all around the world.
Themed “Science, Technology & Humanities: Reinventing the FUTURE”, the congress covers a wide range of fields in innovation, engineering and technology as well as in humanities addressing the latest trends and challenges facing the world in embracing the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It is imperative for the industry, government and education sectors to stay relevant and leverage on new digital capabilities as we move into the next era which provides new ways of doing business and new sources of creating values. Through this congress, delegates and participants will work together to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted in this new revolution.
ESTCON2018 is one of the world’s largest congresses Malaysia has ever hosted which comprises ten simultaneously-held international conferences, focusing on different issues pertaining to their respective theme, namely:
There is a wide range of topic discussions related to the 9 pillars of Fourth Industrial Revolution such as simulation, big data & analytics, augmented reality, autonomous robots and the industrial internet of things to non-technical topics of leadership and values, economy, communication & community and much more.
This congress will also organise Innovation Pitching to provide a platform for researchers and investors to seek funds and partners for product commercialisation opportunities. Innovation Pitching aims to bridge UTP technology to the industry, create awareness of UTP’s capability in technology development and commercialise UTP technology.