Industry and Government Support for LonWorld 2004 Expo and Conference in Shanghai

Aug. 13, 2004

Sponsors and speakers for the upcoming 2004 LonWorld(R) Exhibition and Conference in Shanghai, China on October 20-21, 2004 were announced by Echelon Corporation.  The event, at the Shanghai Marriott Hotel Hongqiao, has garnered worldwide support with sponsors from Asia, Europe and the Americas. LonWorld 2004 has gained the support of key government organizations including the Shanghai Information Commission, Shanghai Construction & Management Commission, Shanghai Economic Commission, Shanghai Science & Technology Commission, and the Shanghai World Expo Bureau.

The conference will begin with a general session featuring speakers from government and industry. Throughout the two-day conference, attendees will be able to hear from experts on conducting business in China; trends and opportunities in the LonWorks(R) industry; and case studies on home, intelligent communities, building, industrial, and energy automation projects in Asia. Key speakers for the Conference include: Patrick Bruce, CEO, Integer House China; Cheng Dazhang, Professor, Tongji University; Eric B. Kim, Executive Vice President, Global Marketing Operation/Digital Solution Center, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.; Mr. Omori, General Manager, Design Department Mechanical Systems, Mori Building; Dong Shouqin, International Department Director, Shanghai Construction Commission; and Zhou Hanmin, Vice Chairman, Shanghai 2004 World Expo Bureau. For registration and exhibition information, visit