Congress on China-Finland Intelligent IoT

4.6.-5.6. Oulu, Finland

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In China and Finland, the Internet of Things has been widely used in such fields as military, transportation, manufacturing industry, agriculture, environmental monitoring, construction, medical care, and space and ocean exploration. The two countries have great potential for cooperation in the depth and breadth of IoT development and application.

In order to promote Sino-Finnish R&D on IoT technology application and complement each other, the Finnish SuperIoT Alliance, Realmax Academy and Z-IoT Alliance are organizing this 2018 Finland-China Congress on Intelligent IoT, together with other multi-parties, such as University of Oulu, VTT, BusinessOulu, etc. Congress on China-Finland Intelligent IoT 2018 is planned to enhance the awareness and understanding of the business environment, helping companies to present and exhibit their products, explore business opportunities in their target sector and to personalize contacts.

On behalf of this congress committee, we sincerely and warmly invite IoT-relevant High-Tech bureau, Academia, Enterprise to participate.


congress chair

Pekka Jokitalo


Finland SuperIoT


Program Chair

Hang Si

CEO, Realmax Oy,

Finland President,

Realmax Academy

Program Chair

Zhengwei Wang


Z-IoT alliance

General chair

Dr. Jiehan Zhou

University of Oulu


Venue: Saalasti Hall, University of Oulu, Pentti Kaiterankatu 1, Oulu, Finland


Pekka Jokitalo,

Jiehan Zhou,, 0403229295, wechat: george44699

Hang Si,

Organizers: SuperIoT, Realmax Academy, Z-IoT, China-Finland IoT innovation center

Co-Organizers: BusinessFinland, BusinessOulu, FIIF, International Office of Jiangsu Provincial Association of Science and Technology, Oulu University, City of Oulu, VTT (Technical Research Center of Finland), RK - Conferences and Courses



The city of Oulu is located in Northern Finland approximately 550 kilometres north of Helsinki, by the Gulf of Bothnia, at the mouth of the Oulu River, which is an ancient trading site. The city was founded in 1605 by King Carl IX of Sweden and has been a provincial capital since 1776. The name Oulu comes from a word in the Saami language meaning floodwater. Oulu has been the capital of Oulu province since 1776. From being a town known for tar and salmon, Oulu has evolved into a growing modern center of competence Oulu has a population of approximately 140,000, making it the sixth largest city in Finland. What sets Oulu apart from other Finnish cities is its youthful age structure: there is a constant influx of students and job applicants, and nativity has always been high in the region.

Up to the end of the 19th century, Oulu was a significant center of the wood tar trade. Tar was exported throughout Europe, where it was used mainly for waterproofing wooden ships. In the 1860s Oulu had the largest fleet of merchant ships of any Finnish city.

Today, Oulu is considered one of the most significant centers of competence in Northern Europe. A remarkable amount of high technology know-how, especially in the field of mobile communication, has concentrated in the area. The City of Oulu, the Capital of Northern Scandinavia, is the community of 140 000 people. It combines Northern hospitality, nature and culture with modern technology. The Oulu Region also has a lively cultural climate.

Today Oulu is internationally known as a city of technology. Cooperation between enterprises, research, education and public organizations has produced significant results. Today Oulu is a major center of competence in the field of high technology, particularly IT and wellness technology.

For more information about what to do, see and enjoy in Oulu please visit the City of Oulu website and the website of the Oulu city tourist office.

Climate: Oulu has a subarctic climate Dfc with cold, snowy winters and short, warm summers. Average annual temperature is 2.7 °C (36.9 °F). The average annual precipitation is 477 mm (18.78 in) falling 105 days per year, mostly in late summer and fall.


Keynote Speakers

Jiangning Chen

Head of Baosteel & Siemens Go to Industry 4.0 Project (Metal) in Siemens Corporation Technology


From Industry 4.0 practice with Baowu steel & Siemens to Made in China 2025

Zhengwei Wang

President of Z-park Internet of Things Industry Alliance

Pasi Leipälä

CEO, Haltian Ltd

Peter Feiring

Regional Manager Finland & Baltics,

Tele2 IoT


IoT development and Future


Massive scale IoT-Solution development and deployment


IoT is all about partnerships

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Other Finnish organizations

About the University

The University of Oulu (Oulun yliopisto in Finnish) was founded in 1958. It has six faculties with a total of approximately 17,000 students and 3,000 staff, making it the second largest university in Finland. The University of Oulu is an international research and innovation university engaged in multidisciplinary basic research and academic education. The fields of Information Technology; Biosciences and Health; Cultural Identity and Interaction; and Environment, Natural Resources and Materials have been defined as special research focus areas. The University of Oulu also cooperates closely with industry and commerce and has connections with hundreds of international research and educational institutions.

Conference Venue

The university is located 20 minutes from the center of Oulu. You can find information for visitors here

You can find the university on the map of Oulu

The China-Finland congress on IoT will be held in the main building of the University of Oulu (University of Oulu, Linnanmaa Campus  Saalasti Hall


For your convenience, inside the university building there will be signs to help you find session rooms, places for coffee breaks, lunches and other facilities.



The presentation room is equipped with a PC, data projector and speakers. The PCs run Windows XP and are equipped with a DVD-ROM drive, USB port, Microsoft Office package, Internet connection and media player software supporting common audio and video file formats.

Using your own laptop with the data projector should also be possible. There will be technical support personnel to help if needed. If you require additional equipment or specific software, please let us know well in advance.

It is always a good idea to have a backup copy of your presentation in case things go wrong.

There is also a free WLAN network, panOULU, available at the university as well as in the city center and at the airport. For more information, see:

There is a free recharging station for mobile phones at the university main hall. The station is suitable for various mobile phone brands: Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, Siemens and SonyEricsson.