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CEWIT2017 Conference: What You Need to Know 

The mission of our annual CEWIT Conference is to highlight CEWIT’s global business culture, academic partners, and R&D expertise by providing an centralized forum for networking and technology exchange — at Stony Brook University. 


The New York State Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology (CEWIT) at Stony Brook University with IEEE Region 1 and its Long Island Section


CEWIT2017, the 13th International Conference on Emerging Technologies for a Smarter World


1.5 day conference beginning the morning of Tuesday, November 7 through Wednesday, November 8, 2017 afternoon


CEWIT's 100,000 s.f. next generation research and educational facility at Stony Brook University


To build connectivity between academia and industry in a way that pursues the most effective and efficient means of securing a smarter world for us all

The Program

What to Expect 

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.

The conference is 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 - 3 technical breakout sessions, each with 3 tracks in parallel - workshops in entrepreneurship, keynote plenaries and CTO panel, as well as B2B networking sessions across the two-day program. 

CEWIT2017 will utilize the various labs and conference spaces of the Center's 100,000 s.f. facility to host all program features in a more exclusive and intimate setting.


Technical & Entrepreneurship Sessions

Featuring 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.

Keynotes & CTO Panel 

Executives from leading technology companies talk emerging tech, transformative trends, innovation models, and globally conscious commercialization.

Big Data Symposium

CEWIT and the Center for Visual and Decision Informatics, an NSF-designated industry–university cooperative research center, host a joint Big Data Symposium featuring top data science international researchers. 

B2B Networking

Exclusive B2B networking and pitch sessions showcase the emerging technologies and solutions our companies, researchers, and entrepreneurs are introducing to the marketplace and provide valuable opportunities for investment and partnership alike. 


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The Audience


Over 130 private and public enterprises are actively involved in the CEWIT Conference. They represent companies at all stages of maturity in the sectors of Management Solutions, Software Development, Communications and Devices, Networks, Cybersecurity, Healthcare, Energy Consulting, Law, FinTech, Manufacturing, IoT, Biomedical, Big Data, Business Intelligence and other IT applications.

Since its inception in 2003, CEWIT has received more than $160 million from these and other federal and industry partners alike. 


More than 200 scientists and 45 academic and research institutions in the US and around the world participate in CEWIT Conferences. They represent the top players in CEWIT’s areas of interest, covering all Conference themes. 

Attend CEWIT2017

Tickets range from $250-350 for the full 1.5-day event and includes all food/drinks and admission to the full conference program. Discounts are available for full-time Faculty/Students and IEEE/LIFT/LISTnet members.





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