The 13th International Conference on Emerging Technologies for a Smarter World
November 7 & 8, 2017 | The Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology (CEWIT) | Stony Brook, New York, 11794, USA
CEWIT2017 is the premier international forum for presentations of original research
results as well as the exchange and transfer of innovative, end-to-end solutions,
applications, and systems of emerging technologies in infrastructure, healthcare,
and energy - three of the most critical components of a smarter global world. Specific
topics of interest include but are not limited to, the Internet of Things; Cybersecurity;
Big Data Analytics and Visualization; Health Technologies and Medical Devices; Smart
Energy; and Smart Urban Systems, as well as Technological Applications and Tech Entrepreneurship.
Organized by the NYSTAR-designated New York State Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology (CEWIT), CEWIT2017 is a destination for researchers, innovators, and entrepreneurs, across borders and disciplines, to exchange ideas, build valuable partnerships, and bring cutting-edge technology to the marketplace. The 2017 program will feature a series of research and entrepreneurial-focused tech talks, workshops, and keynote plenaries at CEWIT's next generation research and educational facility at Stony Brook University.
CEWIT has been organizing this annual international conference since 2003 with a repertoire that has expanded significantly over the years to now encompass technology entrepreneurship and dynamic cross-disciplinary research. With a history of over 175 participating organizations and 500 attendees, the CEWIT Conferecne has gained recognition as one of the leading information technology conferences, converging academic research, industry advances, and government policy at a single forum.
In addition to its cutting-edge technical content, CEWIT and our community of forward
looking industry partners host a parallel B2B component providing an organized platform
for participants to pursue well-crafted business and investment partnerships, enable
technology transfer, and exchange innovative ideas will fellow entrepreneurs and technical
The CEWIT2017 B2B component serves as the key the business function of the CEWIT Conference’s three-part objective – Technical: to disseminate cutting-edge developments and applications of emerging technologies in infrastructure, healthcare, and energy; Business: cultivate commercialization potential of resulting technologies to drive the local, regional, and global innovation economies; and Social: to enhance industry, academia, and government synergy.
The CEWIT2015 program welcomed a 50/50 blend of industry and academia participants across 15 countries, with chief and director level executives accounting for 40% of the audience base. A total of 80 presenters took the podium in 12 breakout sessions, including a parallel entrepreneurship-focused track on the principles of both starting and funding an emerging technology venture. The Conference additionally hosted over 45 high-profile regional and international exhibitors across IT, Engineering, Health, Law, Education, and Media sectors, as well as a 50 company delegation from Israel and Korea in over 150 privately held business-to-business meetings.
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