Silicon Valley of the East wins major Korean IT conference

Penang has won The International Congress and Conferences on Computational Design and Engineering (I3CDE) which will move from its home in South Korea to Malaysia this year.

This major conference which will held from July 7-10, 2019 at Park Royal Penang Resort. I3CDE is organised by the Society for Computational Design and Engineering in South Korea and co-hosted by buildingSMART Korea, Asian Conference on Design and Digital Engineering (ACDDE), The Korea Contents Association, Korea Smart Factory Foundation and Korea Smart Manufacturing Industry Association and supported by the Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB). Participants will primarily come from Asia, Europe and North America.

Ashwin Gunasekeran, ceo of PCEB, said: “We are proud to welcome the upcoming I3CDE congress to Penang as the state is known as the Silicon Valley of the East for its industries and is one of Malaysia’s most vital economic powerhouses.”

The conference’s focus will be on computational design and engineering.  Global experts discuss major issues and suggest solutions. Themes will range from traditional computational design to the new industry development such as big data and deep learning.

“We are always looking to expand and improve on the Information Technology industry, as well as the Electric & Electronic and Manufacturing industry as they are recorded in the annual review published by PCEB as one of the main contributors to Penang’s economy,” added Gunasekeran.