About

Full datetime event: 

StartThursday, April 19, 2018 8:00 am
EndFriday, April 20, 2018 6:00 pm

Location

San Jose Convention Center
150 W San Carlos St.
San Jose, CA 95113

Description

Join us at HardwareCon 2018, the new central meeting place that brings together the global community of hardware thought leaders, investors, entrepreneurs and innovators across the hardware ecosystem to get deals done.

This is the event to attend if you want to connect with the hottest hardware startups, and the top players from the leading hardware and software companies like Intel, Google, ANSYS, Dragon Innovation, and other service providers who are helping to build innovative hardware companies.  

This year’s conference theme is “Get Deals Done.” VCs from Silicon Valley, the international community and strategic partners will take the stage to give insightful panel discussions around new hardware as a service models, AI, robotics, blockchain for hardware as well as realties around IoT platforms.

Leading industry experts from various hardware backgrounds will bring their knowledge and insight for entrepreneurs launching and growing a business, investors wanting to get connected with the coolest new startups in hardware, and industry leaders looking for the best partners.

Confirmed keynotes and speakers include:

-Keynote Allan Alcorn - Founding Engineer at Atari
-Keynote SC Moatti - VC at Mighty Capital
-Naghmana Mojed – Auto/A&D Industry Leader, IBM
-Dan Feld – Google Launchpad
-Srini Ananth – VC at Intel Capital
-Theresa Bui Revon - Director of IoT Strategy, Cisco
-Scott Miller - CEO, Dragon Innovation
-Jonathan Nelson - CEO, Hackers and Founders
-David Friedman - CEO, Ayla Networks
-Andra Kaey – Managing Director, Silicon Valley Robotics


If you're an entrepreneur, investor or thought leader in IoT, robotics, medical devices, AR/VR or creating any physical product, then be prepared for 2 days of dealmaking, networking and learning about the most important topics around building a successful hardware company. Our conference program includes:

Conference attendees will look forward to:
-Keynotes, panels and breakout sessions with investors, top journalists and hardware thought leaders
-IoT Summit – Transformation of Consumer Products, presented by Parks Associates
-Expo hall featuring leading hardware and software companies
-Hardware Blvd showcasing the hottest innovative hardware startups
-VIP events including happy hour networking
-Innovation Showdown Pitch competition featuring prizes valued over $30K

Check out our full agenda here: bit.ly/2HAAU5Q

If you're an entrepreneur, investor or thought leader in IoT, robotics, medical devices, AR/VR or creating any physical product, then be prepared for 2 days of networking, learning and getting deals done. We invite you to join us and get an additional 15% off our already discounted Insider Rate, or, if you’re a hardware startup, take advantage of our Startup Rate of only $249!