Penang wins Korean computational congress

The International Congress and Conferences on Computational Design and Engineering (I3CDE) will leave its home base in South Korea for Malaysia’s Penang this year.

To be held from July 7-10, 2019 at ParkRoyal Penang Resort, I3CDE is 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.

Organising chair of I3CDE 2019 Inhan Kim (second from left) Penang State’s Yeoh Soon Hin (centre) and PCEB CEO Ashwin Gunasekeran (second from right)

It is also supported by the Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB).

I3CDE 2019 will focus on computational design and engineering, where international experts in various fields will gather and discuss major issues and find solutions. Themes span from traditional computational design in all industrial areas to the new fourth industry issues such as big data and deep learning.

Participants are expected from Asia, Europe, North America and other regions.

“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,” said Ashwin Gunasekeran, PCEB’s CEO in a press statement.

“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,” he added.

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