JULY 8-11, 2019

Discover RISE's 13 conferences

JULY 8-11, 2019

“I still want to have fun with a car, so it should have an emotional design, it should be extremely convenient”

Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of Daimler AG

AutoTech is where hardware meets software. Focusing on autonomous vehicles, connected cars, drones and the internet of things, AutoTech connects thousands of leading companies, experts and hobbyists.


Meet our 2018 speakers

The future of the automobile is going to be very different. It will be more connected; more shared; more green David Barroux, Journalist, Les Echos

To achieve truly autonomous driving, we need artificial intelligence Elmar Frickenstein, SVP Electronics, BMW

We used to make drones for hobbyists. Now, we make them for many industries - search and rescue; firefighting Romeo Durscher, Director, DJI

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What's happening?

AutoTech is the place to join the revolution redefining how we interact with everyday products. Leaders will share their ideas on how the world is adapting to the new wave of products allowing us remote control over all aspects of our lives.

A ticket to AutoTech is the same cost as a ticket to RISE. Your ticket gives you access to all of AutoTech's sessions, as well as several other conferences held during RISE.

Autonomous driving

Exciting and contentious in equal measure, autonomous, or at least intelligent, vehicles are among the greatest promises of AI. However, fatalities surrounding autonomous driving have become a reality today. How can the leading companies and car manufacturers present the most recent advancements on the path to a fully connected, autonomous roads in a way that minimise the human and material losses along the way?


When will self-driving cars go mainstream?
What will it take for electric cars to fill the roads?
Will cars become connected enough to become the new smartphones?


Appliances, and even garments, are becoming smarter than ever before. With more smart devices integrated in our private lives and homes, the debate between data, privacy and convenience is also gaining attention. This track will examine:
Is it too much? Where do privacy issues come into play?


Just how smart can cities become?
What sort of vulnerabilities come with an increasingly connected world inside and outside the home? And with platform war still rife, is the tipping point near?
What impact will a looming platform war have on IoT?


Companies that are building drones and the software behind them will demonstrate, explain and debate the growing phenomenon of UAVs. While the use cases increase – from disaster response to space to the entertainment – so do fears that the skies will become oversaturated.


What impact will sense-and-avoid technology have?
Are all drones destined to become autonomous?
What areas will drones disrupt next?


Inside residences, appliances are smarter than ever before, knowing family members to a level never believed possible.
Is it too much? Where do privacy issues come into play?


Just how smart can cities become?
How will smart devices overcome language barriers?
Who owns the data collected by your smart devices?
What impact will a looming platform war have on IoT?


Wearable tech isn’t just watches or wristbands. More than gimmick, if done right, wearables can monitor health conditions and keep track without excessive effort on the part of the user.

How much we can know about our thoughts, behaviors and actions to become better?
Is smart clothing a more ready-to-wear wearable option?
Will tracking go beyond steps taken during a day, whether examining brain activity or nuanced athletic performance?

The event was packed with hundreds of tech startups eager to raise their profile
The Economist

The optimism at the RISE technology conference here in Hong Kong is palpable

Everywhere you go it’s buzzing and it’s electric

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