In conjunction with the 18th International Conference on Electronic Commerce: ICEC 2016

– From City of Bits to Smart Connected World –

  • Event Title: SmartConnected.World 2016
    in conjunction with the 18th International Conference on Electronic
    Commerce: ICEC 2016
  • Theme: “From City of Bits to Smart Connected World”
  • Date: August 17~19, 2016 (3 days)
  • Venue: Novotel Ambassador Suwon
  • Participants: Approx.1,000pax (Domestic 800pax, Overseas 200pax) from 20 countries
  • Hosted by: International Center for Electronic Commerce(ICEC), Korea Intelligent Information System Society(KIISS)
  • Organized by: MCI Korea and Humanitas Big Data Research Center
  • Program: Keynote Speeches, Hands-on Tutorials, Master Class, Panel Discussion, Technical Sessions, Exhibitions, etc.


  • Smart Connected Product
  • Smart Connected City
  • Smart Connected Government
  • Smart Connected Transportation
  • Smart Connected Service
  • Smart Connected Hospital & Healthcare
  • Smart Connected Customers
  • Smart Connected Commerce
  • Smart Connected School & Education
  • Smart Technologies
  • Social Network Science
  • Smart Connected Entertainment
  • Smart Connected Finance
  • Smart Connected Person and Creatures
  • Design Thinking
  • Wearable Computing and Smart Watch
  • IoT
  • Maker Movement
  • Technology Roadmap for Smart Connected World

Background of “SmartConnected.World”

The ever-increasing pace of information and communication technology (ICT) and data processing capacity Internet of things (IoT) market which was considered as distant future is growing rapidly and the conditions for Fourth Industrial Revolution are being materialized. As the data is considered as the energy source for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, products, facilities, human and all things are connected and it will reverse the paradigm for manufacturing, economy and society and open the new era.

IoT which integrate IT and manufacturing is at the forefront of O2O (Online to Offline) tearing down the boundary between online and offline by converging digital and analog, Bits of Economy and Atom Economy. In the age of IoT where all things are being connected, devices or companies that collect and accumulate data will corner the market, and the manufacturing industry will eventually follow the business model of internet companies which accumulate and utilize the user data. Including manufacturing industry, all industries will eventually undergo a fundamental change.

SmartConnected.World” will deal with major emerging issues from innovative changes, social, economic, cultural and industrial aspects. This conference will engage the people from leading companies with innovative ideas that can move the world, startups with outstanding technology, government agencies and universities. Furthermore, this conference will be the leading conference to be held in Korea for the first time that proposes the direction and the big picture for ICT industry and technology integration.

SmartConnected.World Website

Contact Points
Conference Secretariat

  • Wooran Hwang (MCI Korea)
  • 8F TKOK Bldg, 12 Teheran-ro, 86-gil, Gangnam-gu, 135-845, Seoul, Korea
  • Email:
  • Tel: +82-70-8796-1054
  • Business Registration Number: 220-87-76648
Program Secretariat

  • Miri Heo (ICEC)
  • 26, Kyungheedae-ro, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, 02447, Korea
  • Email:
  • Tel: +82-2-335-0300


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